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You can play a crowd-controlled version of Pokemon Red through a Twitter avatar

Programmer Constantin Liétard has worked some technical magic and created a script that updates a Twitter account every 15 seconds so users can play Pokemon Red.Constantin Liétard, a 3D Programmer working over at Gameloft Montreal, has managed to create the next big thing when it comes to unconventional Pokemon Red runs.Liétard posted an announcement to Twitter via his account, Screenshakes, telling people that they can play through Game Freak’s first generation game by replying to his pinned tweet with comments such as “A” and “Start”. The inputs will be read, and Twitter users will be able to control the game…

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Four fish have managed to complete Pokemon Sapphire

By Alex Calvin, Monday, 9 November 2020 13:56 GMT A team of four fish has completed Pokemon Sapphire.Yep, you read that correctly. As reported by The Gamer, the feat was managed over on the Mutekimaru Channel, which linked the movements of a fish in their tank to button inputs for the Game Boy Advance title.There were four fish playing the game, with their owner switching them out ever 12 hours. It only took this team of aquatic gamers 3,184 hours to complete 2002’s Pokemon Sapphire. That’s around 132 days, in case you were curious, with the stream running between June…