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“Recreation Freak must cease” cries PokéFans as a few of them imagine that these new gimmicks are “getting out of hand”, particularly the brand new one launched in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet.
Within the current Pokémon Presents, Recreation Freak has launched the ‘Terastallize’ battle mechanic. Primarily, it simply makes your Pokémon shiny as its physique is roofed in crystals nevertheless it additionally will increase assault injury in battle. And relying on the Pokémon you’ve captured, you may change its kind. Sounds cool proper? Sadly, to not the followers.
Reddit person u/wumanfus posted a rant on the brand new mechanic on r/Pokémon and mentioned that Recreation Freak doesn’t need to launch a brand new gimmick in each sport. They imagine that they need to carry again the older ones reminiscent of Mega Evolutions and regional variants fairly than simply introducing a brand new gimmick in every sport. They believed that these gimmicks are going out of hand and don’t know anybody who enjoys them as they only carry on altering.
OP will not be alone as different Pokémon followers have agreed with their arguments. They imagine that these gimmicks have been meant to be the “wow issue” of those new video games, however sadly, that’s not the case. They’ve develop into boring and fewer thrilling, particularly if a brand new one will get launched in every new iteration of the video games.
Others identified the early generations of Pokémon and the way individuals liked these gimmicks because the video games constructed and improved round them as time went on, making them memorable and making followers stay up for a returning characteristic.
One Reddit person admitted to feeling what they referred to as “gimmick fatigue”, the place they’re now sick of those new skills that have been supposed to “change the sport”.
Sadly, that is now the case for each upcoming Pokémon sport. Whereas there could also be followers who could not like the brand new battle mechanic, Recreation Freak has proven to solely cater to youthful audiences who could be taking part in the sport for the primary time. So anticipate new mechanics to look in every iteration, whether or not you prefer it or not.
Pokémon Scarlet and Violet can be out on Nintendo Swap on Nov. 18.