Year of Pokémon Articles


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The Six Worst Designed Pokemon of Generation 2

I said in the last article that the Pokemon designs of Gen 2 are among the most solid of the entire series. A large number of the 100 plus added…

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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 Six Worst Designed Pokemon of Generation 1

Well, whenever there is something good, there is always something bad to go with it, and the overall designs of Pokemon are no exception. The Generation 1 games are often…

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The Six Best Designed Pokemon of Generation 1

With Pokémon Day behind us now, and the Year of Pokémon in full swing, I can think of no better time to wax poetically about one of the best-selling RPG…

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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,…