Andrew Rockett

Earlier this morning, the review embargo on Pokémon Sword & Shield lifted. A few outlets have since been able to share their thoughts, but you may have noticed that several–Nintendo Enthusiast included–have not published anything. Currently, only eighteen reviews are on Metacritic (where the games currently hold mostly positive reception and an overall score of 81). The reason for this? A whole bunch of review codes are not being sent out until the games release this Friday. Normally, so that reviews can be published on or before the release date, codes will be sent out to press sites well in advance, especially […]

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