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Pokémon Conquest takes place in feudal Japan (we think), and it would have been amazing if it looked closer to the art featured here.
Conquest is a pretty good game, but it never seemed to fully embrace its feudal Japan setting. You can check out our review of the game here, and our Pokémon Conquest Test Chamber here, where we try to figure out what exactly is going on in the game much to Lady Reiner's dismay.
The art was posted by Reddit user CaptChuckles, but I'm not sure if he or she was the actual artist. In any case, it certainly looks awesome.
UPDATE: Reader Todd Hansen was nice enough to point me to the original artist of this great Pokémon artwork. Jed Henry is the talented illustrator and you can check out more of his work by clicking here.
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Ohhhhh snap!!! Man that would be an amazing manga!
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Pikachu is a mouse, not a rabbit. Get your facts right, artist! Other than that, it looks amazing.
Pikachu is a bit... disturbing...
Why would this look better?? Pokemon ALREADY look like natural distorted Japanese animals. And its JUST a spinoff stop setting such high standards GI. AT LEAST it happened and next time it may be better, however this art is just art if it looked anything like this I would NOT want to play it.
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Is pikachu suppose to be part cat part rabbit?
That's pretty impressive work. I had always wondered what pokemon would look like in a more "realistic" style.
hahaha saw this on reddit earlier
Reminds me of the loading screen art for Total War Shogun 2.
Jed Henry also plans on doing anime and some TV shows sometime next year ^_^ I wonder if he would do Spongebob XD
Conquest wasn't even that good
Cool art, though I'm not fond of the Pokemon designs.