7 Most Unexpected Pokémon Games

Created Jan 22, 2018 by lossypi
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Pokemon games have been around for more than 20 years. With it being one of the world's most popular franchise since the first releases, it comes as no surprise that there are a lot of games in a series.
At some point Pokemon Company decided to go beyond established canons to weirder titles. Some of games were more conventional, some more, well, unexpected. Let's talk about them.
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Pokkén Tournament DX screenshot
    We all wanted a Pokemon fighting game to see cute little killing machines beating each other to the death. I mean, 'till they faint. But to receive a full-fledged brawler from the team behind Tekken g…
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      The year is 2016. The world is raving about BBC’s Sherlock. And on that note Pokemon company may have made its best move in years – it gave us the first trailer for Detective Pikachu. Yes, a game abou…
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        Admit it, you knew that Pokemon Go has to be on this list. One can argue that it's unfair to include it. After all, we dreamed about catching pokemon in real life from the first time we played the gam…
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        Pokémon Conquest screenshot
          A mix of a Grand TRPG about Nobunaga himself and a cute game about monster collecting? Why do we need this? Jokes aside though, the game was a great experiment between franchises. You play as a new ki…
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            The pitching process was probably something like that: ‘You know what kids like? Pikachu! Wouldn't it be great if you could talk to Pikachu?’ And then they made a game out of it. Simply enough it's y…
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            Pokémon Snap screenshot
              Oh, what a weird little game is was. To get the point you should know that after the release of Super Mario 64 and Ocarina of Time dreams of getting a mainline 3D pokemon game on a home console were m…
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              Pokémon: Magikarp Jump screenshot
                That's probably the most unexpected game in the list. Before 2016 there were a lot of talks about Nintendo going all-in on mobile. And after it's debut in the form of Super Mario Run, Big N went on to…
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