This time last year, a channel on Twitch created something of a phenomenon. It was an emulator of Pokémon Red, but instead of watching someone play the game, viewers could control the character by entering a command in the chat window, such as A or START. It was something of a mess at first, but soon turned into a chaotically beautiful adventure. And now, it’s back and better than ever.
Twitch Plays Pokémon, the popular social experiment that allows thousands of online viewers to collaborate on a single playthrough of Pokémon, is set to move on to the most recent generation of Pokémon games with Pokémon X this Sunday. Continue reading Twitch Plays Pokémon to Begin Playing Pokémon X
The Internet is a weird place.
Sometimes, those oddities give birth to something that is nothing short of amazing.
I give you, Twitch Plays Pokemon.