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  1. Puddle

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

    So far, 60 species of Pokemon are yet to appear in a main series Switch game: Do you think it's safe to assume that these Pokemon will all be appearing in Gen 9 (either in the regional dex, or as hidden extras), to ensure every Pokemon has appeared in at least one Switch game? Deerling and...
  2. Puddle

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

    Yeah they'd have to add trainers to the wild area, but I think it would work. In a lot of ways, Sword and Shield feel as if they could be a transition between old and new styles of gameplay - similar to Gen 6, which included some traditional elements that were later scrapped in Gen 7 (like the...
  3. Puddle

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

    I really liked how Kalos' routes had names! But I think they might actually end up scrapping the idea of linear, numbered routes. Galar's Wild Areas have a more organic layout; the locations all slot together like a jigsaw puzzle.
  4. Puddle

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

    I have a hunch that the Generation 9 games will be like an expanded version of the Isle of Armor and the Crown Tundra. An open world map that still has a linear storyline to follow. I think it's likely that numbered Routes will be dropped entirely in favour of areas with their own unique...
  5. Puddle

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

    On the subject of climate and biomes, does anyone else find it a bit odd how Galar has a cold region in the north (Route 10), and a cold region in the south (the Crown Tundra), but a milder climate in the middle? Are there are real-world countries that are like that? I'd like to see a new...
  6. Puddle

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

    I'm glad they waited till Gen 6 to remake Hoenn. I don't think a Gen 5 Hoenn remake would have felt like a big enough upgrade from the original games, graphics-wise, to be worthwhile. The fans who called for a Hoenn remake in Gen 5 probably didn't realise a massive graphical upgrade to the...
  7. Puddle

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

    How is creating a brand new generation lazier than re-releasing an existing game with a few tweaks, though? I thought the decision to skip an enhanced version and move on to a brand new game was really refreshing.
  8. Puddle

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

    I thought I'd quote these two posts from the Crown Tundra leaks thread and continue the conversation here, because it's an interesting topic. I really hope the Switch doesn't get a successor anytime soon. It feels as if Pokemon is only just getting started on this console, and there's still so...
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