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Test Chamber – Pokémon Conquest

by Andrew Reiner on Jun 22, 2012 at 10:10 AM

If you thought Yoda being a part of Soul Calibur's roster was a strange crossover, wait until you see Nintendo's happy-go-lucky Pokémon invade feudal Japan. Wait... Is it even Japan? Historical figure Oda Nobunaga is in the game. He's apparently trying to destroy the Pokémon-infested Ransei region. Why? I have no idea. The one thing I do know: Pokémon conquest is weird. Ben Hanson, Kyle Hilliard, and intern Ali Rapp all try to figure out if this game's story is canon. They seriously talk about this, folks. And it feels like they discuss it for hours! This discussion becomes so intense that Kyle routinely stops playing the game to get his points across. I don't think I need to say it, but this is easily the nerdiest Test Chamber episode yet. Ben and Ali venture down a path of Pokémon admiration that I wish I never heard. I no longer respect either of them. Do yourself a favor, watch this episode without volume.

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