From Us to You! Gets Swept Up in the Pokémon Go Mania

From Us to You! Gets Swept Up in the Pokémon Go Mania

PODCAST: Like everyone else, we love Pokémon Go. Plus: Kat recounts her trip to Japan, and we talk about Overwatch's new character.

From Us to You! is our official podcast. Want to see previous episodes? Check out our archives here and here!

On this week's episode of From Us to You! (download link here), we get swept up in the mania for Pokémon Go along with everyone else.

It's undeniable: Pokémon Go is probably the biggest cultural moment gaming has had since the original game came out in 1998. It's hit every possible demographic, from casual mobile fans to hardcore gamers to your parents. Will it last? Who knows; but right now, it's certainly a hell of a thing.

Our other two topics cover what's happening in gaming in Japan (hint: smartphones, smartphones, smartphones), and Overwatch's new character. Overwatch, of course, is 2016's other gaming craze; and while some doubted its longevity at the start, its long-term prospects are currently looking pretty good. We dive into all of that and more in this week's episode.

Where to find us (Subscribe, rate, and review!)

Show Description

Kat, Mike, and Nadia express their amazement at Pokémon Go's insane popularity, discuss Overwatch's new character, and talk about what's going on in Japan.

Do you like the show? Hate it? Leave us feedback in the comments below, or just drop by to talk about the topics. And of course, stay tuned for new episodes every Wednesday.

Sometimes we include links to online retail stores. If you click on one and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. See our terms & conditions.

Kat Bailey

Editor in Chief

Kat Bailey is a former freelance writer and contributor to publications including 1UP, IGN, GameSpot, GamesRadar, and EGM. Her fondest memories as a journalist are at GamePro, where she hosted RolePlayer's Realm and had legal access to the term "Protip." She is USgamer's resident mecha enthusiast, Pokemon Master, and Minnesota Vikings nut (skol).

Related articles

Eric's Farewell | Off to Find a New Challenger

It's time for us to move on, but we'll carry USG with us wherever we go.

Mat's Farewell | The Truth Has Not Vanished Into Darkness

This isn't the real ending, is it? Can't be.

Press Start to Continue

A look back on what we tried to accomplish at USgamer, and the work still to be done.

You may also like

Kat, Mat, and Eric's Top 10 Games of 2020

Our favorites of the year, from those who remain.

USG's Top 20 Games of 2020

From thirsty gods to avaricious raccoons, these were our favorite games in 2020.

USG Game of the Year 2020: Hades Isn't Just About Escaping Home, But Rebuilding It

This Greek myth feels like the culmination of everything Supergiant Games has created thus far.