July 2014 archive

Jul 20

Pokemon That Are Based on Real Animals (Part II)

With over 700 different types of Pokémon around, it should come as no surprise that they draw inspiration from a variety of sources. Some are based off geological formations or plants or mythological creatures. For the second part of this series, though, we will be looking at more Pokémon whose origins are grounded in the animal …

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Jul 16

Pokemon That Are Based on Real Animals (Part I)

It’s the second most successful video game-based franchise in the world and has sold well over 200 million copies during its eighteen year existence: yes, it can only be the juggernaut that is Pokémon! Along with most people who grew up playing games in the 90s, I am a huge Pokémon fan, and my enjoyment …

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