Raise your hand if you’re geeking out over the release of Pokémon Go last week. Um, both of my hands are up because this is probably the best comeback from the 90’s that could’ve happened. My iPhone battery isn’t thrilled about it, but this is clearly the sole reason Mophies were invented. They understand the importance of a fully charged phone, should a Pikachu or a Mew appear in Pokémon Go.
Pokémon is an essential staple of my childhood. I can’t tell you how many binders of Pokémon cards I had growing up filled with sleeves and sleeves of those fictional characters. Fun fact: my grandma actually almost called the cops on a neighborhood kid that stole my holographic Charizard card. Pokémon was, and still is very serious business.
Through Gameboys, to Gamecubes, to Nintendo DS’s, all the way to 2016 and into our palms from our very own iPhones, Pokémon clearly knows no bounds. It has found its way to modern-day relevancy and is currently making the kid inside all of us thrilled to relive the good ole days even now. These are the top four reasons that make the Pokécomback exactly what we all needed:
Have you played Pokémon Go yet? What’s the coolest Pokémon you’ve caught so far?