4 Things We Want in a Pokemon Nintendo Switch Game

If the Nintendo Switch proves itself to be a worthy home to Pokemon with the rumored Pokemon Stars, we could see a brand new, mainline Pokemon entry come to the Nintendo Switch — the first mainline Pokemon game to ever hit a home console.

Previous Pokemon home console RPGs, Pokemon Colosseum and Pokemon XD: Gale of Darkness, were incredibly limited compared to the core Pokemon games on handhelds, but for a reason. When coming up with the idea for Pokemon, the creators wanted something that would connect people, and handheld consoles (especially before the age of online games) were the best way to do that. GameFreak co-founder Junichi Masuda has said the Pokemon core series is always going to be on handheld hardware, but also commented, “I mean in the future it’d be nice to work on other systems if they were more portable.”

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