People actually think the new Pokémon were inspired by Nando's

The new starter Pokémon
(Image credit: Pokémon)

We've seen plenty of bizarre conspiracy theories in our time, from Art Attack's Neil Buchannan being Banksy to fans believing there's a hidden message in the Wendy's logo. But this Pokémon fan theory about the upcoming games might be the most random yet.

Fans believe there's a chance that the Pokémon Scarlet and Violet games might've been inspired by the chain restaurant Nando's (yep, seriously). A user has shared a thread on Twitter explaining why they believe the games were inspired by the chicken eatery – but we can't say we're convinced. Designing your own game and aren't sure where to start? Have a look at our guide to game design to help jumpstart the process. 

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Amelia Bamsey
Staff Writer

Amelia is Creative Bloq’s Staff Writer. After completing a degree in Popular Music and a Master’s in Song Writing, Amelia began designing posters, logos, album covers and websites for musicians. She now enjoys covering a range of topics on Creative Bloq, including posters, optical illusions, logos (she's a particular fan of logo Easter eggs), gaming and illustration. In her free time, she relishes in the likes of art (especially the Pre-Raphaelites), photography and literature. Amelia prides herself on her unorthodox creative methods, her Animal Crossing island and her extensive music library.