In what may have been the shortest direct yet, Nintendo this morning announced the newest mainline games in the Pokémon series. Fans all over the world celebrated, now that we know the 8th generation of the franchise is on its way.
"It's like we're living in this weird, technological wonderland," the woman laughed. She was smiling, after having just caught a Magikarp in the middle of the woodlands trail. I had just met her, a half-mile away from town.
Allow me to begin by saying that I am not a follower of these sorts of things - as someone who started playing games before the internet started eating the gaming community, the 'Let's Play!' and game-streaming phenomenon has been one that has mo