A Brief History of Pokémon

Matthew Patrick runs through a brief history of Pokémon in 9 minutes in honor of it’s 20th anniversary.

Pokemon more so than virtually any other video game franchise in existence has managed to completely transcend the realms of being just a video game series, becoming a world wide phenomenon pretty much over night. Today, 20 years since it’s release, Pokemon remains just as big as ever. In today’s episode, Ryder discusses this infamous RPG and the effects that it has had across the world.