So Pokemon Uranium has already been taken down by Nintendo. What else is new?
I’m not against Nintendo taking down a fan made Pokemon game. What people need to realize is they’re literally wasting their time with these games because there’s a good chance that Nintendo will take legal action have them removed and it’s their right to do it.
Spending 9 years to make a game is a lot of time to invest in something. So why would you invest so much time into something that doesn’t belong to you? Nintendo owns Pokemon and only they have the right to make those games. I’m not against playing fan made Pokemon games. Pokemon Flora Sky, and Pokemon Reborn are some of my favorite Pokemon games ever. I’m Uranium is a great game too, but you always run the risk of having your content removed when you release a game with the name “Pokemon” on it.
Changing the name of the game to something else entirely would have avoided this situation, but 1,500,000 people would not have downloaded the game if it wasn’t advertised as being a “new” Pokemon game. And since I saw Mankey in the game I guess that throws that idea down in the toilet.
Whether or not you like what Nintendo has done is irrelevant. It’s Nintendo’s right to do what they want to do with the Pokemon brand and that’s all there is to it.