Learn how Game Freak, the developer behind Pokémon, actually began its life as a self-published video game magazine.

The latest video from Did You Know Gaming covers this and other facts about the creation and development of Pokémon, covering where creator Satoshi Tajiri got the idea for the series, and how influential the hobbies of his childhood were in the game's creation.

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