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‘Pokemon: Let's Go!’ is exactly what it looks like, for better and worse

by Emily Reuben As a lifelong fan of the Pokémon series, the announcement of Pokémon Let’s Go immediately filled me with a nostalgia-filled desire to re-explore the Kanto region with my Pokémon friends frolicking behind me. I was practically throwing my money at the screen in anticipation. [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vV_ox1lCixk[/embed] The moment the game was available for download I loaded up my copy of Let’s Go, Eevee and began yet another adventure in Kanto. While the Kanto region has been explored to death, these games shake things up from traditional Pokémon titles with the inclusion of a Pokémon Go inspired catch system. Though the game is a bit simplistic in terms of battling and capturing Pokémon, these games are the most fun I’ve had with the Pokémon series in a long time and are the perfect placeholders for a new main entry Pokémon title on the Switch.

Let’s Go revisit Kanto, for the 6th time

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Trainer battles trying my patience

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Without handhelds holding it back…

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Pokémon Go-find-different-mechanics

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Despite its flaws, it’s still Pokémon

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