Gaming History You Should Know: The Pokemon Trading Figure Game June 3, 2015Posted by Maniac in Gaming History You Should Know, Uncategorized.
Lets face it, everyone has heard of Pokémon. Since the original Pokémon games launched in the late 90s, the franchise has become a gaming powerhouse with tons of commercial tie ins. For the past fifteen years we’ve seen Pokémon prominantly featured in animated movies, trading cards, posters, toys, and a long running animated television show.
But did you know that in the late 2000s, there were plans to create an all new way to play Pokémon with competitive figurines? That’s right. YouTube celebrity TheJWittz, who many know fondly for his Pokémon Fact of the Day series, reminisces about the history of this short lived game.