Did they seriously have three games in a row where the fire starter turned fire/fighting in the end?
Why would they even do that? Twice maybe I can see, but three times?
Blaziken was popular because everyone thought it looked cool despite nonsensically looking like a damn Digimon (no offense to Digimon, but this isn't that series), Infernape handled it much better, but the concept had already worn out its welcome and Emboar was a wrestler that most people understandably didn't receive well as a starter's final evo and didn't even have enough support to make it charming like Hawlucha.
Blaziken's entire body is flipped upside down and was originally apart of Latios/Latias in Gen III concept art and Gen IV would be absolute irredeemable shit if Platinum wasn't never made.
Was honestly hoping the trio would end as
Allowing the advantages to cycle both directions. The only catch being Dark is immune to Psychic, while the other matchups are only resistant.