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2 years ago#11
Seriously makes me wonder how many pokemon there will be by the time the series ends.. 1000... 2000?
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2 years ago#12
There are a few reasons for a franchise to stop:

1 - Sales. Obviously, if a franchise costs more money to maintain than to retire, it's going to end. Pokemon is still Nintendo's best selling franchise, IIRC.

2 -It already had a proper ending. Yeah, Pokemon doesn't really rely on story too heavily and it doesn't have much of a continuity or mythology either.

3 - It was heavily dependent on some other factor, such as a lead designer or director. Nope, Pokemon was never so deep an experience that it needed any particular person's vision to be successful.

So yeah, there's literally no sound reason, whether it be business or on artistic merit, for Pokemon to stop. >_<
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2 years ago#13
It will be the last game due to the looming bankruptcy that awaits them.
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2 years ago#14
Yes.
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2 years ago#15
mnkboy907 posted...
It's true. Nintendo decided they actually hate money.
2 years ago#16
Yveltal posted...
It will be the last game due to the looming bankruptcy that awaits them.


There he is! He's our personal Endgame. :)
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2 years ago#17
Ari917 posted...
Yveltal posted...
It will be the last game due to the looming bankruptcy that awaits them.


There he is! He's our personal Endgame. :)


Except Endgame was actually funny.
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2 years ago#18
AuroraSonicBeam posted...
Ari917 posted...
Yveltal posted...
It will be the last game due to the looming bankruptcy that awaits them.


There he is! He's our personal Endgame. :)


Except Endgame was actually funny.


Since when?
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2 years ago#19
mnkboy907 posted...
It's true. Nintendo decided they actually hate money.


I laughed at this
On topic: I hope not
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2 years ago#20
I swear TC don't you have an alt?
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