How does your PokéPron compare to the crowd?

A few months back we asked you lovely people to tell us how you say certain video game-related words and with your answers we gathered some interesting data. We know, for example, that 55% of people polled pronounce ‘NES’ by saying each letter rather than shortening it to a single syllable with ness or nezz. This might sound trivial but pronunciation is a hot topic when it comes to video games. Recently the internet lost its mind when Sony revealed that the Dual Shock’s ‘X’ is actually ‘cross’.

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, in a cave or somewhere else without internet access, you’ll no doubt be aware that the new Pokémon game Pokémon Sword and Shield is out very soon. With that in mind, we’ve put together this questionnaire focusing on Pokémon-related vocabulary that has tripped many people up in the past. Hey, when you get to over 800 Pocket Monsters, you start running out of words to mix! No wonder there are some tongue-twisters.

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