New Pokemon Gen 2 leak surfaces, shows beta designs for Pichu, Celebi, more
Posted on April 24, 2020 by Brian(@NE_Brian) in General Nintendo, News
Update: Following our initial post, more assets have come to light. You can find our follow-up here.
Original: Two years ago, the 1997 Space World demo for Pokemon Gold leaked online. It brought along a ton of interesting details and scrapped elements, including unused creature designs. There’s now been another leak for Gen 2 with another round of juicy discoveries.
It seems that today’s leak involves the full source code of the classic Pokemon games. Fans will undoubtedly be digging through it all in the days to come, but unsurprisingly, much of the talk thus far involves the Pokemon themselves. Beta and placeholder sprites are starting to spread online that show some pretty wild designs for Celebi, Pichu, and more.
Here’s a look at every sprite extracted:
If any other news surfaces from the latest Pokemon Gen 2 leak, we’ll be sure to let you know.