The Lost Kid



This is SO cool that I just had to share.

you clever fuckers





I love how she almost drops it until she smells it and that flashbulb memory hits.

“Real isn’t how you are made,” said the Skin Horse. “It’s a thing that happens to you. When a child loves you for a long, long time, not just to play with, but REALLY loves you, then you become Real … Generally, by the time you are Real, most of your hair has been loved off, and your eyes drop out and you get loose in the joints and very shabby. But these things don’t matter at all, because once you are Real you can’t be ugly, except to people who don’t understand.”

Margery Williams, The Velveteen Rabbit



I took some screenshots from the new Japanese trailer, focusing on screenshots of interesting things, or new locations. Here are some interesting things I have noticed, along with my theories:

  • Unlike previous games where Lapras was the default, it seems that Wailmer will get a special sprite for Surf and Dive. It is possible that this will apply to other Pokemon too, but I have a feeling that other Pokemon will only have shadows, like XY. Also, the player character gets a snorkel when Diving.
  • A couple screenshots of the Magma/Aqua encounters, which follow the original storyline quite closely.
  • We get our first peek at Pacifalog and Mossdeep, both look fantastic with their upgrades. We also get our first look at Mt. Pyre.
  • Perhaps the most curious thing is the Pikachu tail in the grass. Is this a new wild encounter, or a plot-related event? The Corsola in the background of the Diving scene make it seem that you will find some Pokemon in the overworld and be able to battle them. A very nice touch.
  • A new look at the Aqua submarine that has been appropriately shaped like a Sharpedo!
  • The last image is hypothesized to be part of the Elite Four, leading to the first room. It is also possible that this may be related to other areas, but the Elite Four seems most likely.