Pokémon: Let's Go
Summary: Pokémon: Let's Go isn't your typical Pokemon game; turn-based combat has been swapped out for the "Go-style" mechanics popularized in Pokemon Go. However, a nostalgic and charming world have won the critics over.
Top Critic Average
Powerful friends and new mechanics make for a delightful return to the Kanto region in Pokemon: Let's Go, Pikachu and Eevee.
Pok'mon's Switch debut deftly toes the line between returning fans and all-new ones, with a few small wobbles along the way.
Pokemon Let's Go is a superb surprise, a fully-fledged Pokemon RPG with interactivity that brings the series to life in a way that's never been done before.
The perfect introduction to ‘proper' Pokémon games for GO players but also an enjoyably nostalgic remake for existing pokéfans.
A fun stroll down memory lane for hardcore fans, and a strong entry point to the series for newcomers
A beautiful reimagining of one of the series' most beloved adventures.
Pokémon: Let’s Go! is a charming, imperfect transition to the big screen
Let’s Go tugged at my heartstrings all the more because of my nostalgia, of course. I found myself awash with memories of my childhood as I played.
Pokemon Let's Go is engineered to let youngsters play along with their parents, but there's a lot here for veterans to enjoy, too. It's relentlessly cute and colorful, and while the challenge level won't blister your skin, the new Coach Trainers will keep you hopping. We're still not sure about the Go-style method of catching wild Pokemon, but Pokemon Let's Go's ability to link-up to Niantic's app offers a quick and easy way to fill out your PokeDex. Game Freak is clearly getting the hang of the Switch, so bring on Gen VIII!