‘Pokémon’ returns for a new generation

Pokémon is easily one of the most popular franchises in the world, having over 800 TV episodes, 16 movies and a very successful video game series. Its almost crack-like addiction has spread across generations with its near 15-year run. The games have rarely deviated from the system set up in the first games, only adding…

PETA backs a hilariously misinformed ‘Pokémon’ parody game

PETA recently released “Pokémon Black & Blue”–a satirical online flash game that decries the treatment of animals in the Nintendo game series–to coincide with the recent “Pokémon” game releases: “Pokémon Black 2” and “Pokémon White 2.” The game is played from the point of view of a Pikachu and various other Pokémon as they attempt to overthrow their human…