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Pokémon Forgotten Legends: This fan-made Nintendo Switch game you’ll never play


Next November must release the versions Scarlet and Purple of Pokemon. The opportunity for fans of the Nintendo franchise to discover new, somewhat special opuses, since the formula has been completely renewed. Open world, badges to be obtained in the order you want, automatic battles, these versions will mark the saga. To wait, a fan decided to create a project to test the limits of the Switch.

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With the releases Sword and Shieldthe first real installments in the main series of Pokemon released on Switch, Nintendo allowed players to find out what graphic level the license could claim. With each new opus, the same question: is the franchise doomed to stick to mediocre graphics? Although the content is attractive, the form remains controversial. While the Nintendo Switch can boast of being able to run games with large maps like The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, monster hunter rise, super mario odyssey or Xenoblade Chronicles 2, hard to believe that the graphics of Pokemon Legends Arceus, Pokémon Sword and Shield and soon, Pokemon Scarlet and Purple.

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To ensure that the technical limits of the Nintendo Switch were not in question, a redditor named MrFrtc wanted to create his own video game project. baptized Pokemon: Forgotten Legends, it shares encounters between the trainer and Legendary Pokémon, like Lugia or Articuno.

A project that does not aim to become a real game, simply to test the technical limits of the Nintendo Switch, its creator having been disappointed by the latest productions of the franchise. “A project (probably temporary) to see what the Switch could offer for a pokemon game.” he explains to a curious Internet user on Reddit. To achieve his ends, MrFrtc turned to Blender, and especially EEVEE, a game engine.

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Sequences that allow you to realize what the games could claim Pokemon by Game Freak. A project that has attracted more than one, remains to be seen if MrFrtc will deepen it. Be that as it may, it is pleasant to see that the Nintendo Switch is capable of real feats, as evidenced in particular by the porting of The Witcher 3. It remains to be seen whether Nintendo will one day validate the project of a more realistic Pokémon game, with more worked and refined graphics.

On your side, would you like games in the franchise to adopt a similar aesthetic? What do you suggest to improve Pokémon games? Feel free to respond to us via the comment section below.

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