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The Six Best Designed Pokemon of Generation 2

The second generation of Pokemon is often considered the pinnacle of the entire franchise. Two fully explorable regions, two new types in Steel and Dark, and plenty of new activities…

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The Year of Pokémon – Generation III

Three months in already? Man, how time flies. It seems like only yesterday that Pokémon was just starting up—Oh, crap, sorry. I was getting some serious nostalgia there for a…

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The Year of Pokémon – Generation II

When someone makes a sequel to a game, people usually assume the developers will use the knowledge from their previous work to improve the second entry. Game Freak knew that…

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The Year of Pokémon – Pokémon Generation I

Come one, come all! Welcome to another brand new series for TechRaptor! Last year, we dedicated a year of content to one of the biggest RPG franchises in the world,…

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Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon Review – A Tale of Two Games

The Pokémon franchise is one those series that is nearly critic-proof at this point. For 21 years, the series has been a critical and commercial darling; the third major god…

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Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon

The Pokémon franchise returns once more to the Nintendo 3DS with Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon, the remixed versions of Game Freaks Pokémon Sun and Moon. Rediscover the Alola region with over 100…

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Pokémon Gold and Silver

The sequel to the popular Pokémon games, Pokémon Gold and Silver was originally released in 2000 by Nintendo and Game Freak to critical acclaim and is now widely considered on the best…

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Rewind Review – Pokemon Gold and Silver

Nintendo rereleasing Pokemon Gold and Silver is classic Nintendo in many ways, offering their fan base a chance to revisit worlds long lost to the ravages of time. This is a natural…

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Kekraptor: Hundreds of Pokémon Mysteriously Stolen at First Pokémon GO Fest

Pokémon GO fans around the world were disappointed to find that hundreds of the adorable little creatures originally intended for a Pokémon GO Fest event in Chicago were mysteriously stolen by an…

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Chicago Pokémon GO Fest Has Technical Difficulties, Refunds Expected For Attendees

A Pokémon GO Fest event in Chicago that took place in Grant Park today was mired with technical difficulties for both the game and the event itself as reported by TechCrunch.…