New translations of Pokémon developer interviews have revealed some interesting ideas that never made it past the drawing board.
You can’t make a game on your first try, and sometimes not even on your second. While developing Pokémon Gold and Silver, Game Freak went through several designs for Johto, which have now been leaked. Looking at how the world map was refined over the years tells us a lot about the evolution of the game as a whole.
An exploration of the development process for Pokémon Red and Green (or Blue), plus some info on beta Pokémon.
What are “third versions?” Why are they made? What exactly makes them so special? The answers to these questions and more await in this analysis of the inner workings of the main series’s third versions.
The ceasing of Pokemon Uranium’s development is covered.
Find out about the shift in narrative style that the Pokémon games have been taking, from low-key to in-depth, Red/Blue to generation six.