Pokemon Unite... Cool Concept, Bad Delivery

The Pokemon Presents June 24th, 2020 with the reveal of Pokemon Unite has been met with a barrage of dislikes. Here's Why.

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100+ comentarios:

CatOfCosmos
CatOfCosmos:
When Austin John doesn't snap his fingers at the start: Something's wrong, I can feel it.
Kentendo 64
Kentendo 64:
Pokémon pulled a mom,

“If you eat all your dinner you’ll get a surprise”
Eats all of dinner
“What’s my prize?”

Mom “a full belly”
Luke Allen
Luke Allen:
If Nintendo had swapped the reveals of Unite and Snap, this would’ve been looked at as one of the most hype announcements in Pokémon history
Catherine Reed
Catherine Reed:
“It’s like when the opening DJ is better than the main act”
That sums up the pokemon presents pretty well
Tyler Baker
Tyler Baker:
“That’s my favorite game to play on the toilet, hands down.” - Austin John 2020
ZoëTwoDots
ZoëTwoDots:
Squad up 💪 There better be some cute Pokémon to main.
Also, I assume the reason it wasn't in the last week's announcement was branding. Tencent wouldn't want their brand promoting games that aren't theirs (Café, Smile, Snap etc). As for fans, take my approach to all new announcements, movies etc... Have zero expectations. THEN if something sucks you aren't sad, but if it's good you can get genuinely hyped.
Unravled
Unravled:
I was actually mentioning to some friends earlier how you only give us content that can completely confirmed and if it's not you spend your time testing to get that information. You dont spread rumors that can't be confirmed. It's something that I really appreciate about this channel.
Adam Blake
Adam Blake:
When I watched it, I was like “oh, this looks boring. I’ll just skip ahead to the next announcement.” And then it was the whole video. They probably could’ve just tacked it onto the last one and would’ve gotten way less backlash. I personally just don’t really care about it and probably will have forgotten it exists in about a week or so.
Tyler Bruso
Tyler Bruso:
I appreciate your honest take. I'm getting tired of forced positivity from some Poketubers
Highway
Highway:
imagine how cool it would have been if they switched the timing of New Pokemon Snap and Pokemon Unite, having New Snap where Unite was and putting Unite in the first presents. Could have had so much potential.
Cotton Sylveon
Cotton Sylveon:
It was like a DJ who did the build up but never did the beat drop
BennyBob 420
BennyBob 420:
Fans: Diamond and pearl remakes-
Pokemon Company: POKEMON UNITE!!
Also American Pokemon fans: So I woke at 8:30 for a mobile game???
Warren Thomas
Warren Thomas:
The news that we got the shiny Zeraora was more interesting.
Yung Chum
Yung Chum:
The way you started this Austin made me feel like I was 15 again and getting a talk from my parents.
Blue Falcon
Blue Falcon:
It's clear that Tencent had a hand in presenting this, as the pokemon company never demonstrates a game like this. Makes sense...
Thomasamolina
Thomasamolina:
*Sees 1st few seconds of animations and figures* “oh cool, the characters look a bit like they’re from a Mystery Dungeon game!”

*MOBA revealed* “eh I’m pretty pissed off that they hyped this presentation from last week, but hey, a Pokemon game made for the Switch can’t be that bad.”

*Finds our it’s a mobile game with a Switch Port.* “.....mm”

*hears the words: free to start* 😑

*it was made by 10cent* 🤦🏻‍♂️
Mr. Incredible
Mr. Incredible:
Interviewer: We are here live and we see that The Pokémon Company home of many Pokémon games, toys, apps, clothing, shows and movies had made a MOBA game with a team up with Tencent and we are in a live interview with the founder himself, Tsunekazu Ishihara

Tsunekazu Ishihara: Konichiwa, I like money!

Interviewer: So what made you think of partnering up with Tencent and started making a MOBA game with Pokémon characters, Mr. Ishihara?

Tsunekazu Ishihara: Money!
-_Krypto_Key_Info95 _-
-_Krypto_Key_Info95 _-:
You know when Austin’s serious when he doesn’t include his iconic background music
King Kohls
King Kohls:
This reminds me of the blizzcon catastrophe with diablo immortal.
Omega Muffin
Omega Muffin:
Don't you just love it when they use the term "Free to start"
Mleo
Mleo:
Fans: GEN 4 REMAKES?!

Pokemon: No, you wouldn’t stop spamming us so you get this.
Lucas Hampton
Lucas Hampton:
Instead of this game, I really wish they would work on graphical improvements for Sword and Shield.
Caroline A
Caroline A:
Pokemon shuffle is underrated for time-passing.
Lenny Face
Lenny Face:
*Cool Concept, Bad Delivery*

"Sounds about right."
Bibarel
Bibarel:
The video title is *REALLY* accurate...
quirkzi
quirkzi:
Austin John Plays? More like AUSTIN JOHN STATING FACTS.
coonskinmb
coonskinmb:
To quote a certain developer from a certain "con" "WHAT, you guys dont have phones!?"
Aru
Aru:
Tencent: silencing protesters and loving the Chinese government!
Christopher Wall
Christopher Wall:
I woke up early to watch this, I feel like some sleep was stolen from me.
Patrick L
Patrick L:
Should’ve just made last weeks presentation 10 minutes longer. Would’ve been much better received
임채웅
임채웅:
I have never thought i would miss Lets Go series so badly
Who the hell goona play Pk unite
LRrealest
LRrealest:
Before the presentation started I set my expectations low. So I was neither disappointed or excited by what was shown. It does look good, and I'll probably try it out. But like you , me and other have said: if you truly don't like it, don't interact with it(download, purchase, etc)
tingaling77
tingaling77:
At the very least, I expected some special wild area raids. I'm extremely disappointed in what feels like a bait-and-switch
browncoatkevin
browncoatkevin:
Look up Tencent, the developer. They have been accused of doing some very shady things at best.
Mannersmations
Mannersmations:
They should've switched New Pokemon Snap for Pokemon Unite in the first direct
bravosix64
bravosix64:
I love mobas and kinda excited for this. But should’ve have made it it’s own announcement video. Nintendo is always doing this and knew people were anticipating gen 4 remakes.
Mystic Gaming
Mystic Gaming:
Jet: You forgot to mention that the guy was Fire Nation?
Me: You forgot to mention that this game was made by Tencent who is apart of the communist party of China?
Alejandro Bardo Laserna
Alejandro Bardo Laserna:
Let me fix the title for you:
Pokemon Unite... Bad Concept, Even Worse Delivery
jth
jth:
Perfect title... Literally my thoughts exactly summed up in 4 words
Blue
Blue:
"Bad delivery" literally summarises the whole thing , a one week build up just for this isnt cool.
MrMoustacheNinja
MrMoustacheNinja:
Well said. Game looks cool, but just not what the fandom expected/wanted (see GOT S8 lol)
Deleted Channel
Deleted Channel:
At first I thought reactions like: "I was expecting anything and I'm still disappointed" were exaggerated but now I find myself slipping into it.
Mephileshomer
Mephileshomer:
It will be as popular as Game Freak’s Little Town Hero - And we all know how disliked that was.
Funko Buzz
Funko Buzz:
their intro gave me thoughts it was a new POKEMON TCG GAME!!! *insert "i'm not gonna lie, they got me in the first half meme"*
also they said they would shy away from mobile lol
NinjaHELL! Productions
NinjaHELL! Productions:
This just in: Austin tries to figure out how to play Snap while on the toilet ahead of the game's release.
Steve Huber
Steve Huber:
I love how you went to bat for Dan. I was in his stream after the announcement, so much toxic for him with his wanting to try it.

I agree that the delivery sucked. I might try it, won't pay micro transactions.
Sazenami
Sazenami:
Hopefully their next nostalgia punch to fix this let down will end up being a colosseum remake/remaster
C4pper
C4pper:
They said that they’re not gonna do another snap and they did it, so since they’re saying no to gen 4 remakes all we have to do is wait
Plohka Plohka
Plohka Plohka:
This video pretty much sums up how I feel about this.
CT Ray
CT Ray:
Imagine the reaction in 2030 when DP remakes hit. 🔥🔥🔥
Kelly Cohen
Kelly Cohen:
My thoughts at approximately 11:15pm last night: “I stayed up to watch **this**?”
Alex Solaire
Alex Solaire:
I'm still really really sad it's not an Autochess Game, the evolutions of the units would be fitting perfect to stars of units :(
Ty Heath
Ty Heath:
"My favorite game to play on the toilet" made me laugh my ass off
David Tracey
David Tracey:
Nintendo: we’re getting out of the mobile market. Pokemon: here’s a new mobile game
Extrasyllable
Extrasyllable:
“Just reuploading the trailer is a bs move” We were all thinking it and finally someone says it
GXalcremie shiny
GXalcremie shiny:
this kinda reminds me of the smash bros last fighter pass 1 character Byleth, everyone was hyped, wondering which kind of character it would be bc they have seen insane characters been announced and the last one made everyone so hyped, and then it being an Fire Emblem character made everyone more mad then if they added Byleth in as 2 or 3 character

I get those feelings here too
kid10j
kid10j:
The whole thing is only about Tencent having a part of the game. I would love to have played a bit of the game then probably uninstall it a few weeks later but Tencent is just too scummy
Logan Pierson
Logan Pierson:
The reason it got its own direct is because some of the games announced in the other Pokémon Present are censored in China. It wasn’t entirely Tencent saying they want their own Present.
Francisco Burgos
Francisco Burgos:
The ACDC/Macklemore analogy was hilarious and spot on! 😂💀
rockin river
rockin river:
I thought it looked good so I was gonna download it, but after hearing about Tencent as a company I won’t, and I highly suggest that no one download it if you don’t want your information taken
Richard Burton
Richard Burton:
I'm shocked. A calm, reasoned and rational reaction to Wednesday's PP. Well done. You have a new subscriber.
Evans White
Evans White:
I was very confused when I watched hdvee s reaction live everyone in chat was saying this is trash where is dp remakes,bit gamefreak just released cafe mix just released dlc part 1 and are probably very busy with dlc 2 Pokémon snap and Pokémon go mega Evo so how anyone could expect do remakes I have no idea. I think that Pokémon unite is gonna be great and I'm really looking forward to it.
The Great Nate
The Great Nate:
It wasn’t exactly rumors talking about let’s go johto, it was more people theorizing because of all of that hidden stuff at the back of the presentation
Charlie Baker
Charlie Baker:
Thanks for keeping a cool head and posting a well reasoned reaction. I think you nailed it. The presentation combined with high expectations just didn’t work in the US market the way it will in China. I agree that it should have been combined or been announced differently in different markets, but who knows if that’s even possible. Thanks again.
Cam H
Cam H:
I actually super love this take, personally the best explanation of what I thought as well
Elfie Fox
Elfie Fox:
Can we talk about how sneaky that dislike was,Austin? ❤️
RSupremeXx
RSupremeXx:
I don’t think we need a let’s go anything anymore.
tingaling77
tingaling77:
At the very least, I expected some special wild area raids. I'm extremely disappointed in what feels like a bait-and-switch
nuju888ice
nuju888ice:
Around the 2 minute mark, your sentiment was a rater mature enjoyable reaction. Thanks
Black Pikachu
Black Pikachu:
I was actually excited till I understood it was a 'free to start'
「All Fiction」
「All Fiction」:
I love the idea and am definitely going to play it, but damn the delivery was atrocious.
Diamond Aura
Diamond Aura:
The game itself might be fine (after all, it’s not even released yet), but the PR unnecessarily set up hype...
Alayna
Alayna:
I just want to thank you for presenting this in a way that is straight forward, logical, and not dramatic. I see a bunch of reaction videos that are so over the top and yours was just pretty chill. And fyi, I do agree with your assessment about the game. It looks kind of fun but I probably won't invest much into it compared to the DLC and main gameplay.
Ariel Wilson
Ariel Wilson:
Thank you for putting this into words. I'm excited for the game, but this was way overhyped and a bit of a letdown.
Quick
Quick:
I hope this game still blows up despite what everybody is feeling, I've been wanting to play a new moba & its with pokemon? hell yeah
S73V3N0D0
S73V3N0D0:
Thank you for making sense! This was well said.
Nicole Flanders
Nicole Flanders:
As someone who isn't concerned about remakes coming out anytime soon, I was still disappointed despite my nonexistent expectations
_-Nexus-_
_-Nexus-_:
So pumped!!! For this saw it for the First time on Adrive's channel and wonder if you were going to post on it!
*MOBAs are so much funn, Involving Pokemon™️ makes it even better*
Kainos Teleos
Kainos Teleos:
Honestly, i can't wait for that game. I was always a big MOBA fan 😂
That being said... I don't think they really hyped the game up. Yes, they could have avoided it. But they pretty much just said "there will be another big project" and that's it. All the rest hype was generated by the fanbase itself. I think that's important to note. I mean... Did people really expect more big games or mainline games, when we already have many Pokemon Games a.t.m.? I thought it was obvious that it was something like this.
MAURICES CHANNEL
MAURICES CHANNEL:
Not really my kind of Pokémon game...
Sacred Terrador
Sacred Terrador:
I’ll be frank, this looks more interesting than SwSh. At least this is trying to do something moderately new for Pokémon. Better than just going through the motions with half the effort.
Lisa Koizumi
Lisa Koizumi:
This is exactly how I felt
Thomas S
Thomas S:
Idc what pple say I'm beyond excited for unite I've honestly been hoping for a pokemon moba game so I can't wait for it lol
Matt Werstler
Matt Werstler:
I’m still hoping for a Pokémon Conquest remake
Bella
Bella:
AJP: “It’s at 94k dislikes” he says, as he slyly adds his own dislike. 😂
Thomas Heeb
Thomas Heeb:
"The official pokemon presents is currently at *clicks dislike button* 94k dislikes"
CrimsonPhoenix
CrimsonPhoenix:
I've been looking for a MOBA game to play competitively and this might be a game I'd play to become number 1 in the world. But if you hate this game that's fine... I'll be here alone.
Paul-Ove Eidem
Paul-Ove Eidem:
Thanks Austin, you really are awesome! 💖
Mort Mort Mort
Mort Mort Mort:
As a big AC/DC fan, my body recoiled when you said "Macklemore"
Leafeon Fusion
Leafeon Fusion:
That sounds great, all of the Poké tubers playing together.
DaSheepKiller
DaSheepKiller:
"I love Pokémon Shuffle, it's my favorite game to play on the toilet."
skylight748
skylight748:
First time I see ya without a cap, and you look absolutely adorable and attractive

I just wanna hug and. Cuddle your chubbiness 😂❤️
RaichuTheMouse
RaichuTheMouse:
Thank you I needed that i now have confidence to play this game
codfine87
codfine87:
I’ve been waiting this came to come I play smite can’t wait to try this one
Playmaker
Playmaker:
Thank you John for keep it real? We all feel the same way. All hype for nothing.
Shaun Fitzgerald
Shaun Fitzgerald:
Had Gamefreak had swapped Unite with Snap 2, the reaction would've been muuuuuch better. People more than likely wouldn't have been as mad or at all for that matter. GF's kinda been a disappointment factory as of late tbqh
Thomas S
Thomas S:
You know Austin even when I've disagreed with videos you've done i always give you a like because your an awesome creator always a fair video lol
TCG Jake
TCG Jake:
Your thumbnail is spot on how I feel about it
Ryan McArthur
Ryan McArthur:
Honestly I would rather watch reaction videos or description videos like this from Austin John Plays, then the videos from Pokemon themselves. Description of games - on point, analogies - on point, and it's more entertaining, just me or na?
QuickBoi
QuickBoi:
They should have just put it in the other direct