Pokémon Unite review: A new string to Pokémon's bow

This new game in the Pokémon franchise brings it to the multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) genre. (image credit: The Pokémon Company)
It offers primarily 5v5 battles that are fun and strategic, but it's really easy to learn the ropes. (image credit: The Pokémon Company)
You win by scoring points earned by defeating other Pokémon, and it's often a madcap scramble near the end of a 10-minute match. (image credit: The Pokémon Company)
Unlocking more Pokémon can be pretty grindy, though, which we hope might be addressed over time. (image credit: The Pokémon Company)
When it's all going well, though, this is a really impressive blend of strategy and skill that's most welcoming. (image credit: The Pokémon Company)
We've enjoyed getting to know Unite - now it'll be interesting to see how it does once its launch buzz dies down and the real balancing work begins. (image credit: The Pokémon Company)

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