Connect with us

Game Boys

Game Boys, Ep. 170: “Pokémon Sword and Shield” Impressions



Whether you’re talking about a media, people, or experiences, first impressions are everything. Pokémon Sword and Shield are finally out, but seeing as how the Game Boys have had far less than a week with the games, they’re not quite ready to give a full review of the eighth generation of Pokémon. Split into a spoiler free discussion of the game and a full spoilers segment, this week is all about their initial impressions of the Galar Region and everything it contains. Are the Game Boys responding well to the Switch’s first proper Pokémon title? How are the new Pokémon? Is this the best main series Pokémon game to date? All this and more on Game Boys!

Listen on Apple Podcasts

Listen on Stitcher

Follow Game Boys on TwitterInstagram, and Facebook

Email Game Boys at

Follow Tim on Twitter

Follow Ryan on Twitter

Follow Alex on Twitter

And Check Out Alex’s Work on!

Tim is not the droids you are looking for. He resides quietly in the Emerald City where he can often be found writing, reading, watching movies, or playing video games. He is the Xbox editor for Goomba Stomp and the site's official Pokémon Master.

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.


Ricky Da Conceicao, Founder, Editor-in-Chief
Patrick Murphy, Editor, co-founder
Mike Worby, Managing Editor
Marc Kaliroff, Games Editor, (NXpress Podcast)
Brent Middleton, Indie Games Editor
Campbell Gill, Indie Editor; (NXpress Podcast)
Izsak Barnette, Senior Writer
Renan Fontes, Senior Writer
Mathew Ponthier, Senior Writer
Cameron Daxon, Staff Writer, (NXpress Podcast)
Antonia Haynes, Senior Writer
Christopher Cross, Senior Writer
Tim Maison (Game Boys Podcast)
Ryan Kapioski (Games Boys Podcast)
Alex Aldridge (The Winner is You Podcast)
David Smile (The Winner is You Podcast)
Marty Allen, Staff Writer
Patrick Morris, Staff Writer
Caitlin Wiliams, Staff Writer
Daniel Pinheiro, Staff Writer
Dylan MacDougall, Staff Writer
Michael McKean, Staff Writer
Nicholas Straub, Staff Writer