According to ESRB, this game contains: Mild Animated Violence
Parents, if youre sick and tired of hearing your kid(s) go on about Pokémon, Stadium isnt going to help. I would also advise that Stadium isnt as good a game or as genuinely fun as the original Game Boy games. Stadium is far more gimmicky and could easily be thought of as another attempt by Nintendo to cash in on the franchise. If you dont already own a red, blue or gold copy of the Game Boy Pokémon games, forget about it.
Pokémon Stadium is for advanced, long-time trainers who have a countless arsenal of diverse Pokémon and who also cant get enough of those turn-based battles. Those without the Game Boy game and a wide variety of Pokémon will not only find themselves outmatched by Pokémon with higher levels and will also find many of the tournaments inaccessible without qualifying Pokémon. Having plenty of human competitors around will also go a long way to making Stadium more of the sports event experience that it thinly purports to be.
More casual Pokémon fans will find Stadiums overall gameplay to be monotonous and the need to replay the Game Boy game a little annoying. Fans looking for a newer gameplay experience centering on the same lovable characters will have to remain content with Pokémon Pinball and Pokémon Snap instead.
Somewhere between all the gaming, Chi some how managed to finish high school and get into the New York Institute of Technology. At the same time, Chi also interned at Virtual Frontiers, an Internet software consultancy where he learned the ways of HTML. Soon after acquiring his BFA, Chi went on to become the lead Web designer of the Anti-Defamation League. During his tenure there, Chi was instrumental in redesigning and relaunching the non-profit organization's Web site.
Today, Chi is the webmaster of the American Red Cross in Greater New York and somehow managed to work through the tragic events of September 11th without losing his sanity. Chi considers GameCritics.com his life's work and continues to be amazed that the web site is still standing after the recent dotcom fallout. It is his dream that GameCritics.com will accomplish two things: 1) Redefine the grammar of videogames much the same way French film critic Andre Bazin did for the art of cinema and 2) bring game criticism to the forefront of mainstream culture much the same way Siskel & Ebert did for film criticism.
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