Pokémon Scarlet & Violet Report 02: … with his satchel and shining morning face, creeping like a snail, unwillingly to school.

Continuing my thoughts about the narrative experience of Pokémon Scarlet & Violet as I play through my game of Violet. Assume spoilers about it based on how far along I am in each post. Of course the big controversy of this game are graphic glitches and the apparent limitations of the Nintendo Switch to fully … Continue reading “Pokémon Scarlet & Violet Report 02: … with his satchel and shining morning face, creeping like a snail, unwillingly to school.”

Pokémon Scarlet & Violet Report 01: A Bright, a Bright, Sunshiny Day

One of the first things I started to write about on this blog was Pokémon — particularly the how games work as narratives. My copy of Pokémon Violet arrived today, so I wanted to start off a new series of “live” posts as I play through this new addition to the long running franchise and … Continue reading “Pokémon Scarlet & Violet Report 01: A Bright, a Bright, Sunshiny Day”