• Pokémon Sword and Shield director Shigeru Ohmori says Dynamaxing allows all Pokémon to shine. 1 / 8

  • In an interview with Kotaku, he said the game is being carefully balanced around the new mechanic. 2 / 8

  • His words come after skepticism of the feature being gimmicky, and also after player anger at the exclusion of some pokémon. 3 / 8

  • Every pokémon in Sword and Shield will be able to Dynamax, keeping them on a more level playing field. 4 / 8

  • This runs counter to previous mechanics that were more selective and reductive than Dynamax. 5 / 8

  • If what Ohmori says is true, Dynamax sounds potentially better balanced than Mega Evolutions. 6 / 8

  • Players won't know for sure until November, but Game Freak's words are quite reassuring - for now. 7 / 8

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