Video Game Review: Detective Pikachu

Details: No idea how long this game took, but there are nine chapters and each chapter probably took a little over an hour to get through. More information can be found at https://detectivepikachu.pokemon.com/en-us/

Score: 5.9/10

Detective Pikachu is a standard adventure game. My biggest complaints with this game are not with the game itself, but with the adventure game genre, which I find mostly boring. Also, an adventure game relies heavily on its story and while Detective Pikachu tells its own story separate from the movie, there’s enough connection to the movie’s story that it took something away from the game.

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Movie Review: Pokemon Detective Pikachu

Details: More information can be found at https://www.detectivepikachumovie.com/ and https://www.imdb.com/title/tt5884052/

Score: 5.5/10

Detective Pikachu was hard to sit through. The special effects are amazing as is the art direction. The main issue is the acting. It felt like I was watching grown adults trying to perform something they did not understand nor care about. It felt like watching amateurs acting for the first time in front of a green screen.

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