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Welcome to the Same Type Attack Bonus podcast, your twice monthly look into the deeper worlds of Pokémon! On this episode, recorded Sunday, July 17, 2016, trainers Spike, Slagkick, and Sulker discuss the impact of Pokémon Go.
- Darkrai is the newest Pokémon to join the Pokkén Tournament roster!
- Kiteruguma (Normal/Fighting) and Mimikkyu (Ghost/Fairy) are the newest Pokémon to be revealed in CoroCoro!
- CoroCoro has teased a “Southern Alola Adventure Guide” for their next issue.
This week, Spike, Slagkick, and Sulker discuss the phenomenon that is Pokémon Go! The trainers look at the early days of Niantic Labs, the development of Ingress, and the April Fools joke in collaboration with Satoru Iwata and Tsunekazu Ishihara – all culminating in the recent release of the highly anticipated Pokémon Go! The title has become a gaming and pop culture sensation, and the trainers discuss their experiences with the game so far, as well as how they would like to see it grow, and how it may draw new audiences for Pokémon Sun and Moon.
The Pokémon of the Week is Pikachu!
Starting in Episode 2, the trainers will be discussing Pokémon: XY!
There have been two major releases so far this month:
This week, Sulker joins us to talk about Pokémon Go! What have your experiences been with this gaming sensation?
Bonus: We’re also going to take a look at the iconic electric mouse, Pikachu? What do you think of #25?
Theme music is “Professor Sycamore’s Theme” by Nathan Sharp.