Retro Recap: Pokemon Snap

Yeah I know, I know! I've already written a Retro Recap on a Pokemon game. Let's be fair though, anybody who is a fan of the franchise (so basically everybody) knew that the entertainment factor with Pokemon games didn't just stay with the mainstream titles. I don't think I know a game where there are so many spin off titles that are just as popular, yet Nintendo seem to have as many of this brand of games as Apple have patents (that's a lot by the way). And you always thought that Mario was Nintendo's mascot? Yeah, right.

On to the actual game! Snap was probably the most popular spin off. Who'd have though taking photos of monsters was an addictive past time? Well it was, and to top it all off, it didn't even contain all of the original 151! What a jip! Still, it definitely provided an odd thrill, especially from a casual title such as this one. Given that there are only 10 levels, with each one only lasting no more than 2 minutes at a time, it is easy to see that a good hour can be spent simply completing Snap, and that includes spotting all of the Pokemon too. On the other hand, the unusual desire to go back and top your score, or photographs, of the creatures you find. Not only that, but the various special photographs you can take always seem to pique your interest and want you coming back for more...

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