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I'm glad for this approach of Game Freak (and Nintendo in general) to always worry about family, experiences with friends, this is very cool. While other companies are usually concerned about eSports and micro-transactions. I like how I can find comfort and safety in these games, without worrying about the fun in the games being spoiled because of the profit and other interests of the companies. So thanks Game Freak.
My first Pokémon game was Pokémon Blue and my first playthrough was in a monochromatic Game Boy, you know, that yellowish screen. I have a lot of good memories between nights of discoveries and difficulties to get new batteries for my Game Boy. It was very nice and fun to discover legendary Pokémon like Articuno in an era where the internet was not so common, so many of my friends did not know that cave and that that cave had a special Pokémon there.
Today, at age 30, I'm not a parent, but I would love to play this game with a son/daughter by my side. On the other hand, I have a younger brother, he's 13, and he has always enjoyed watching my battles on tournaments. He tried to play Pokémon FireRed, but had a hard time (and I played Pokémon when I was 8, kids today are very easy mode anyway). I believe this will be the opportunity to share this journey with him.