Ben Lamoreux

It’s hard to believe, but we’re just two days away from the launch of Sword and Shield. The eighth generation takes us to the Galar region where a whole new batch of monsters awaits. Much like in last year’s Let’s Go games, you’ll be able to see Pokémon physically walking around on the overworld. Aside from making the world feel more alive, it also means wild battles are chosen, not randomly encountered. As it turns out, this was a late addition to the gameplay. Producer Junichi Masuda and director Shigeru Ohmori recently published an interview on the development of Sword […]

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