Sunday 4 December 2016

Does new Pokemon Yungoos look remarkably like Donald Trump?

Jack Shepherd

Published 17/06/2016 | 10:56

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Donald Trump's plans to build a 2.8km sea rock barrier in erosion-hit dunes beside his Doonbeg Golf Links course have been branded "naive"

Earlier on this year, Nintendo announced two new Pokemon games, titled Sun and Moon. Even since, fans have been eagerly awaiting each new announcement regarding the franchise.

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So far, we’ve officially been introduced to the two legendaries and three starters, but at E3, the company behind the game treated us to a first-look at multiple new Pokemon.

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Joining Rowlett, Litten and Popplio on the new island of Alola will be Pikipek (normal/flying), Yungoos (normal), Grubbin (bug), and the mythical Pokemon Megarna (steel/fairy).

Trump v Pokemon Nintendo/Getty
Trump v Pokemon Nintendo/Getty

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Other than the ‘mythical’ Pokemon, the other three seem like pretty standard additions to the series, Pikiepek being this generation's Pidgy, Yungoos sharing similarities with Furret, and Grubbin seeming very much like Caterpie.

Fans have picked up on Yungoos in particular, noting how it looks like a certain US Presidential candidate: Donald Trump.

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