Next month’s Evolutions expansion might be the end of the Pokemon Trading Card Game’s XY series, but it’s giving some of the very first cards in the 20-year-old game a powerful new beginning. Looks like Charizard’s lost a little weight.
When Kirby debuted in 1992, he was a pink balloon thing on the original Game Boy. Now, 20 years later, he’s still a pink balloon thing — but one that is occasionally made of yarn or clay.
Music is one of those things that feels truly universal — it’s in every culture, and it has existed in some form or other for thousands upon thousands of years. And yet it was something that evolved, just as surely as the humans who make it did.