Video Games : The Best Video Game

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Nintendo Co. Ltd., ranked by IGN (Imagine Games Network) as the best video game developer of all time created the first Pokémon game in 1996. Ever since that day, Pokémon has grown to be one of the biggest video game franchises in the world, selling over 260 million copies and next to only the Mario and Super Mario franchises. Personally speaking, Pokémon has been a monumental part of my childhood, and I keep up-to-date with it even today. Pokémon video games are played on an international level and catching Pokémon, which is a huge part of the games, is considered a worldwide sport for gamers. But catching Pokémon is not as easy as it sounds; in fact success in this “sport” requires a vast knowledge and understanding of Pokémon. And of course, the catching of Pokémon would not be complete without the use of mathematics and calculations. My rationale is to determine how the catch rate works and what in-game factors affect the catch rate.
“What are Pokémon?” is the question that comes to mind after hearing the term. The word “Pokémon” is an abbreviation of “Pocket Monsters”, as the creatures are contained in small capsules called PokéBalls and in this state can literally be kept in the owner’s pocket. Someone who owns a Pokémon is called a Pokémon Trainer, and trainers develop closer bonds with their Pokémon by using them in combat against other Pokémon owned by trainers. In Pokémon games, Pokémon can be caught and tamed if they are found in the wild while the trainer is…

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