Nine years later, the fanmade ‘Pokemon Uranium’ is finally complete


With all the buzz surrounding Pokemon Go, you’ll be forgiven for temporarily forgetting that the mobile phenomenon never would have been possible without the portable games that preceded it. In fact, there are two new entries in the long-running Pokemon franchise scheduled to hit later this year, but on Wednesday afternoon, a slightly less official Pokemon game was unleashed into the wild.

Introducing: Pokemon Uranium.

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Fans have been building their own Pokemon games for years, but few attempts have been more intriguing to watch than Pokemon Uranium, which introduces a new tropical region, a new Nuclear type of Pokemon and over 150 custom Pokemon dreamed up by the creators themselves: