Pokémon spin-offs: Top 10 branches

There are countless Pokemon games. Honestly, try to count them. Can you see it? Impossible. The main games – which the editors believe include the missing “Pokémon Legends: Arceus” – are enough to fill hundreds of hours. But there are also literally dozens of spinoffs out there for Pokémon fans to enjoy if they just aren’t fed up. Unfortunately, with such a flurry of games, it is no wonder many poor titles are distributed.

That’s why you will find them on this list the ten best Pokémon spin-offsworth your time.

Pokemon Stadium 2

“Pokémon Stadium” offers an extraordinary amount of content.

At the top of this list is a true classic. If you’ve been there then, you know this. You just know. “Pokémon Stadium 2” introduced the second generation of Pokémon on the N64, with full 3D models for the entire cast. The main attraction of “Pokémon Stadium” is the opportunity to compete in various cup races with selected Pokemon or monsters that you have raised in Game Boy games.

There are also mini-games – all of which are extremely good – and a Pokémon Academy to teach you all aspects of Pokemon combat. There are even challenges to putting theory into practice. How powerful can Pikachu’s Thunderbolt be against a Gyarados given the perfect combination of lovers and items kept? Really powerful – and “Pokémon Stadium 2” teaches you exactly how everything works.

Pokemon Pinball: Ruby & Sapphire

Pokemon Ruby & Sapphire Pinball Cover.

A classic arcade game with Pokemon? Strong recipe!

Pokémon Pinball is a game that should not work, but for some reason it works. And Pokémon Pinball: Ruby & Sapphire is the sequel whose fans did not know they needed. Sure, the Rumble Pack is gone, but Ruby & Sapphire improved pinball physics, added lots of Pokemon and other levels, and it looks very sharp.

This is one of those Pokemon branches that just keeps you busy for a few hours every time you start it because it’s so good. Yes, of course, it’s just pinball, but you can not say no to such a good game.

Pokemon GO

Pokemon GO logo on the ground.

“Pokémon GO” is also known to people who actually have nothing to do with Pokemon.

There are dozens of things to rightly criticize Pokémon GO, but the fact of the matter is that it is an immersive game. It feels great to discover a brand new pocket monster in the neighborhood and add it to your collection.

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The opportunity to earn coins in Gyms and participate in regular Community Days means that the best Pokemon in the game are almost always achievable, even if you never pay money for them. Moreover, the game now offers PvP options, and while the fight does not fully match that of the main games, it is still a popular and active scene to take part in.

Pokemon trading card game

Pokemon TCG Cover.

TCG with a story mode offered the Game Boy version.

The “Pokémon Trading Card Game” for Game Boy is one of the few TCG spin-offs to actually come out in the west – it also happens to be one of the best. The upcoming Pokémon Live trading card game may soon be the best way to play the card game, but the original Game Boy adventure is memorable for many reasons.

The music is memorable, the original decks are all there, and there is even a story where you build decks to defeat the TCG arenas before you challenge the top 4 and win some legendary cards. There will probably never be another Pokémon TCG title with a story like this, and this is a real shame.

Detective Pikachu

Detective Pikachu cover.

Fans of the game on which the film is based are still waiting for an end.

No, not the movie, even though this one is funny. Detective Pikachu is an exclusive 3DS adventure in which a talking Pikachu accompanies a young boy on a quest to find his missing father. So yes, it’s kind of like the movie – it’s based on that game.

The title focuses more on a traditional city where Pokémon happen to live among humans, as opposed to the main games where each character’s life seems to revolve around creatures. Pikachu interacts with crime scenes and other Pokemon to gather information. The story is never over, but there is still hope for a sequel.

Pokken Tournament DX

Pokken Tournament DX.

“Pokkén” has flourished in an eSport.

The Bandai Namco team took the Pokemon and decided to create a completely unique fighting game. “Pokkén” – a portmanteau of “Pokémon” and “Tekken” – takes a selection of the most famous monsters and pits them against each other in battles that pass dynamically between a 3D and 2D level.

Pokkén Tournament DX tournaments have proven that beneath the surface lies a deep and complex game to discover. While most fans of traditional fighting games will probably not take this game seriously, it is definitely worth unpacking it for multi-player nights with friends.

New Pokemon Snap

New Pokemon Snap.

“New Pokémon Snap” is built on the foundations of the original.

“Pokémon Snap” was a classic of the N64 and “New Pokémon Snap” is an improvement over the original game in every way. More areas, more hidden paths, dozens of Pokemon, and definitely the best sights you’ll find in a Pokemon game on any platform so far — that’s a fact. It’s easy to spend hours with the New Pokémon Snap, especially if you want to get the best results for individual Pokémon photos in addition to courses.

The extra content has even been shown for free since the game launched, and there is evidence that fans will see even more in the future. While some time has passed, so no one is sure, the New Pokémon Snap is one of the best revivals of a classic Nintendo brand ever.

Pokemon XD: The Dark Storm

Scene of the game Pokémon XD The Dark Storm.

The first 3D steps of the original recipe.

“Pokémon Colosseum” and “Pokémon XD: Dark Storm” were the first attempts to create a more traditional Pokémon game in 3D. There are no more arenas and the only fights in these games are double battles, but that sets them apart nicely from the rest of the series, also encouraging the use of optimized teams for double battles.

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“XD: The Dark Storm” is a live sequel to the “Pokémon Colosseum” in which you travel to the Orre region and fight Team Snagem, an evil organization that has the ability to capture Pokemon from other trainers and then hearts. their to turn them into powerful. Pokemon shadow. They travel to the region fighting against villains while stealing Shadow Pokemon again to liberate their hearts. Still worth playing the game.

Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Rescue Team DX

Scene of the game Pokémon Mystery Dungeon Rescue Team DX.

“Mystery Dungeon” combines Pokemon with classic dungeon crawlers.

Mystery Dungeon games are very popular and Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Rescue Team DX is the best choice for any fan of this series of ramifications. The graphic style has a charming filter that makes the world look hand-drawn, and the overall gameplay has improved compared to the original game.

Pokemon Mystery Dungeon is no easier than Pokemon branches due to its deceptive aspects, but it is a favorite for many Pokemon fans.

Pokemon Invasion

Scene of the game Pokemon Conquest.

“Pokémon Conquest” is the best Pokémon game you’ve probably never played.

This list is mostly unrated and in no particular order – except this entry. This title is simply the best Pokemon branch that has ever appeared. “Pokemon Invasion”, the bizarre combination of Pokemon and “Nobunaga Ambition”, is essentially a mix of Pokemon and “Emblem of Fire”. It is a turn-based strategy game that takes place in a network and your Pokemon attacks have different effects, different range, maximum height, and so on.

This is a deeply exciting and challenging Pokémon game, and the solid tactical and strategic game will keep you stuck until the end. Probably the only Pokemon branch it should have.

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