It’s innovator vs. imitator. Name brand vs. knockoff. This is Clone Wars.
What is it about being dropped off on a deserted island, forced into serfdom, and doing menial labor for hours that makes Animal Crossing so much fun?
Since they were released in 1999 (Japan) and 2000(US), Pokemon Silver, Gold and Crystal have shaped the franchise in more ways than I think we recognize sometimes. If you have any love for Pokemon, take a trip with me and let’s pay tribute to the games that truly built some of the best features in the series.