90’s kids could testify the overwhelming popularity of this video game filled with cute creatures and large red balls. Throughout the decade, it has spawned countless television shows, movies as well as thousands of merchandise. The game has turned into a worldwide phenomenon and has already cemented its place in pop culture history. After 20 years and over 30 Pokemon related games released, the popularity of Pokemon has not faded and continues to become a heavy-hitter in the video game industry. You may also see greeting cards.
Because of the immense popularity of Pokemon, numerous Pokemon-inspired items have been designed and released in the market. Different industries took advantage of the video game’s popularity and created products based on the characters of the game such as pikachu, squirtle, bulbasaur, charmander, etc., and one of those industries is the greeting card makers. Pokemon-inspired greeting cards have been around for quite some time now and still continues to sell. You may also see love greeting cards.
Check out some really cool Pokemon greeting cards as you scroll through this article. Your kids, as well as adult Pokemon-loving friends will be appreciative if you give them one or all of these cards. Additionally, you might also want to check other examples of greeting cards.
After more than two decades, Pokemon continues to be one of the most beloved games together with Mario and Zelda. With every video game and merchandise release, it has grown in popularity. From being pocket size (no pun intended), it has grown into something huge and has spread throughout the farthest reaches of the world. You may also see congratulations greeting cards.
While most games would peak after a year or two, Pokemon still reigns after 20+ years. How does Nintendo, the game’s developer sustain success for that long? And why are individuals, who have started playing the very first ever Pokemon game still playing the games being released today? Here are some not-so-hidden secrets of Pokemon and how it has maintained its success over the years:
The game always offers something new to its avid fans as well as its new supporters. In every release, there is always something new that players will look forward to. It can either be new game modes, new Pokemon characters, new protagonists and antagonists, new locations, or new control systems, the game never runs of features which it can showcase to its fan base. You may also see birthday greeting cards.
The mysteries of this games is never-ending. From the possibilities of capturing an ordinary Pokemon or going face-to-face with a legendary creature, travelling to different islands, going to battle with numerous Pokemon trainers, and finding hidden artifacts and treasures, you get transported to a world where everything feels surreal and amazing. Millions of gamers from around the world, and maybe including yourself, have devoted on trying to crack the endless possibilities of the game. You may also see retirement greeting cards.
You might think that capturing Pokemon is like capturing animals in real life. But take a deeper look at the game. The trainers (catchers) openly show their devotion and love for their Pokemon by feeding and making them stronger. Once their Pokemon gets injured in battle, they take care of them until they are fully healed. You may also see romantic greeting cards.
As shown in the game, Pokemon also promotes sportsmanship and teamwork as teams fight to win and no physical conflicts arising after each battle. It’s all good fun in the end. In real life, the more time you spend with people who love Pokemon, the more you understand that Pokemon doesn’t only promote healthy competition, but promotes camaraderie and friendship. You may also see floral greeting cards.
There are Pokemon-related events that bring hordes of people together, not just obsessed Pokemon fans but casual gamers as well. Numerous Pokemon festivals are held around the world, especially in Japan and the US where it has the most number of players. Additionally, the hit mobile game Pokemon GO sponsored its own event in Chicago last year, “Pokemon GO Fest”, which saw millions of attendees from around the world. Although it is not only in festivals and conferences where Pokemon fans meet up, online forums and blogs are also filled with individuals discussing Pokemon-related stuff on a daily basis. You may also see blank greeting cards.
If you have played Grand Theft Auto, then you know what we’re talking about. Pokemon allows players to roam around aimlessly for hours and catch Pokemon until their Pokedex are filled up. Players can travel through different landscapes and locations; islands, mountains, beaches, forests, you name it. But the game’s purpose doesn’t end there. You talk with various characters throughout the game and they assist you in becoming the best Pokemon trainer you can become. This creates a good learning ground and also an unforgettable experience that every gamer seeks when playing video games. You may also see fall greeting cards.
You may ask yourself why Pikachu became the official mascot for Pokemon and all of its products and merchandise. It’s not the strongest Pokemon and its trainer, Ash can be annoying at times. But the reason why Pikachu became the face of the franchise lies in it’s overall appearance. The cuteness of Pikachu cannot be compared to any other Pokemon and its look; a yellow chubby furball with bright red cheeks and sharp ears that shoots lightning from its tail, probably exudes the most unique design for any video game or cartoon character in history.
Pikachu has not only represented the game, but has attached itself to Japanese culture. When you ask people what things they associate Japan with, you can bet Pikachu will be one of their answers. The adorable yellow creature has also become an icon for perseverance and loyalty, accompanying Ash in all of their battles and journey in the Pokemon world. You may also see holiday greeting cards.
The Pokemon video games have been around for over two decades now. Aside from the spin-off games, Pokemon has released over 30 official games and has sold over 300 million copies around the world. The 2016 Sun and Moon release became the fastest-selling video games ever in the Americas. Here is a list of the official Pokemon games:
Every Pokemon has its own features, characteristics, attributes, and abilities. There is no single Pokemon that has the same appearance and features. Each Pokemon has its own look, style and ability. That is why players keep coming back because each game brings something different to the table. Who would have thought after 20+ years, Pokemon like Lunala and Solgaleo can generate that much buzz similar to the first and second generation characters. You may also see anniversary greeting cards.
Given the number of followers the Pokemon games, television shows, and merchandise have, it is very unlikely that the franchise will fade into the abyss. Nintendo is already planning to make another Pokemon game while merchandise continues to sell by the millions. One of those merchandise is the ever-reliable greeting card. Purchase from our collection above and use it for your own event or personal use. You may also see watercolor greeting cards.