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  1. TechSkylander1518

    Speculation Gen 9 Predictions (Development predictions, New Regions, Version names)

    Have we ever actually had any plushie hint to a new region? I feel like it's a common fan idea, but I've never seen it come to fruition.
  2. TechSkylander1518

    Speculation Gen 9 Predictions (Development predictions, New Regions, Version names)

    Do you really think kids are as familiar with nadir as they are words like "red", "sword", or "sun"?
  3. TechSkylander1518

    Speculation Gen 9 Predictions (Development predictions, New Regions, Version names)

    Is it really, though? The type of fan to seek out speculation and hints on the next region isn't exactly going to be turned away just because the next region wasn't a complete surprise Past advertising cycles haven't really cared to keep the region a secret- SwSh revealed it during the...
  4. TechSkylander1518

    Speculation Gen 9 Predictions (Development predictions, New Regions, Version names)

    I don't really see why that should lead to an assumption that it'd be a one-off? They're definitely dedicating a lot of effort to trying new things with it if they're going so far as to outsource the more traditional games- I think it'd be odd if they went to that effort to try something so...
  5. TechSkylander1518

    Speculation Gen 9 Predictions (Development predictions, New Regions, Version names)

    Look at how the logo for LoA is done: "Arceus" is in a totally different font from "Pokemon Legends". If it was intended to be just a one-off, doesn't it seem like they'd do the whole logo in a more consistent font? Or at least make "Legends" in that same black ink? Not that it guarantees any...
  6. TechSkylander1518

    Speculation Gen 9 Predictions (Development predictions, New Regions, Version names)

    Wait, so which is it? Does Australia not have enough source material for multiple regions, or is it that people are too unfamiliar with Australia to justify Game Freak using it for two regions? You've changed arguments here. I don't think doing a little researching about a country is out of...
  7. TechSkylander1518

    Speculation Gen 9 Predictions (Development predictions, New Regions, Version names)

    It's not really "making an exception" when Japan was the only country they were making regions based on lol. Pokemon had no reason to have set standards for making regions based on other countries, because for almost a decade, they had never used another country. And in that decade, they used...
  8. TechSkylander1518

    Speculation Gen 9 Predictions (Development predictions, New Regions, Version names)

    I mean, I can't readily distinguish the architecture styles of Johto, Hoenn, and Sinnoh, and I doubt a large part of the US is readily able to, but they still chose to sell Pokemon games here and they still did well.
  9. TechSkylander1518

    Speculation Gen 9 Predictions (Development predictions, New Regions, Version names)

    Really? Of all the locations in the world to go to, I think going to the US is kind of a no-brainer. It has the oldest dedicated Nintendo branch besides Japan itself (NoA was founded 1980, the others are Australia, founded 1993, Korea, 2006, and Europe, 1990) It's the third most-populated...
  10. TechSkylander1518

    Speculation Gen 9 Predictions (Development predictions, New Regions, Version names)

    I don't think New York/America is really that left field...
  11. TechSkylander1518

    Speculation Gen 9 Predictions (Development predictions, New Regions, Version names)

    Unknown red aura? Do you mean the dynamax stuff?
  12. TechSkylander1518

    Speculation Gen 9 Predictions (Development predictions, New Regions, Version names)

    This is still in response to my post, right? Because you've switched gears entirely from your original point that SwSh was a critical failure, and focused on your personal opinions about it. You're still welcome to have those opinions, and I even agree with you on some points, like the ZWolf...
  13. TechSkylander1518

    Speculation Gen 9 Predictions (Development predictions, New Regions, Version names)

    Again- by who? Internet forums don't represent a large part of the population. Then why not quote them? Bit of goalposting, but okay. Uh, no, my point was, again, that ranking a game on a scale of 1-100 and not even giving it separate categories is not giving the full picture. Graphical...
  14. TechSkylander1518

    Speculation Gen 9 Predictions (Development predictions, New Regions, Version names)

    By who? If metacritic has decided that low 80s is actually bad, then why are they still bothering with this system instead of changing it? Why do they still mark low 80s as "general favorable" just like they do games in the upper 80s? Paper Mario: The Origami King got 80. Take a look at...
  15. TechSkylander1518

    Speculation Gen 9 Predictions (Development predictions, New Regions, Version names)

    A different of only 7 points out of 100 isn't a huge dip in quality, and arguing that a game isn't a critical success because its 80% score isn't quite as high as games with an 87% score is being ridiculously picky about what qualifies as a critical success. Also, Black 2 shares a critic score...
  16. TechSkylander1518

    Speculation Gen 9 Predictions (Development predictions, New Regions, Version names)

    I mean, we've gone through several generations where they could put a battle facility and post-game episode behind a DLC paywall, and they didn't, so I don't think that's really a fair argument.
  17. TechSkylander1518

    Speculation Gen 9 Predictions (Development predictions, New Regions, Version names)

    I still don't understand how that's rushed, though. Not making an expected remake isn't the same as rushing another game in that generation- if anything, it's evidence against it.
  18. TechSkylander1518

    Speculation Gen 9 Predictions (Development predictions, New Regions, Version names)

    Really? I can see that with Gen 2, but I rarely ever hear criticism of Gen 5 for being rushed through, that's usually criticism of Gen 6. People often talk about how they want to see more sequel games in the vein of BW2, so being rushed through seems at odd with that. I don't know that I'd call...
  19. TechSkylander1518

    Speculation Gen 9 Predictions (Development predictions, New Regions, Version names)

    If they had intended China to be the region for Gen 9, development would have likely begun before Corvid, so to change it as a result would mean discarding a lot of progress. All it means for Pokemon is "fans make jokes about it". It's not like making a region based on a location is equal to an...
  20. TechSkylander1518

    Speculation Gen 9 Predictions (Development predictions, New Regions, Version names)

    I mean, it'd appear on the logo and boxart for the game, too- why bother with subtlety at all?
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