Posted by: Sunain on 22 Mar 2009 22:30:18 (No. 1720)
The minds behind Pokémon discuss Platinum and the future of the franchise
By Philip Kollar, March 20th, 2009
The Pokémon series has been enthralling handheld gamers young and old since its debut in Japan on the original Game Boy in 1996 (it first launched in the U.S. in 1998.) With the release of the latest game, Pokémon Platinum, What They Play got a rare chance to talk to two of the franchise's key creators: game director Junichi Masuda and designer Takechi Kawachimaru.