Google “Pokemon is for kids” and you’ll get a plethora of links refuting the idea. Ever since its first incarnation twenty years ago, Pokemon has appealed to fans of all ages for various reasons that are the subject of many a thinkpiece. At the same time, Pokemon games, with its minimizing of violence, utopia-esque settings, and tie-in Saturday morning cartoon, are intended for younger audiences.
And then there was fifth generation. (more…)
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