Excerpt: I worked with my dad on a strategy to get through Pokemon X as quickly as possible. Find a good team, and stick with it. Do not waste time on collecting many Pokemon. That worked well and cut down game play time. Pokemon X and Pokemon Y is the biggest leap forward in the franchise for some time.
Excerpt: I’ll be the first to admit that I probably shouldn’t enjoy the Pokémon games as much as I do. I find the rest of the franchise brain-meltingly childish, but for some reason, I’m still drawn to the portable titles like a fly to honey.
Conclusion: If you like Pokémon, it would be hard not to like this game. It looks great and is genuinely fun to play. I’d highly recommend it to any fan of the series but especially those like me that haven’t picked up their Pokéballs in quite some time.
Pros: The core Pokémon gameplay remains untouched and it’s as good as it’s always been, This is easily the best looking game in the series, due in no small part to the long-awaited move to 3D, Super Training and Wonder Trade are great new additions that provide a nice change of pace from the main game
Excerpt: Pokemon is one of the most beloved and hated franchises in video gaming, right next to Call of Duty in terms of how polarizing it is among the, "Hardcore" gamers. The largest reason is most likely due to the fact that even while various and plentiful mechanics of the game get overhauled, the core...
Summary: If you’ve never heard of Pokemon or anything dealing with Pokemon, I’d be surprised. Pokemon has been around since 1996 and there’s no doubt it’s one of the biggest franchises in Nintendo’s history.
Excerpt: The newest edition Pokemon game was hugely anticipated and at first glance, it’s easy to see why. Not only does it have gorgeous 3D graphics but with the first real customization options for your character it provides a whole new personal feel to the game, and with the “Pokemon Amie” feature that...
Excerpt: Nintendo finally ran out of colours so it moved on to letters of the alphabet, but if you think this is because Gamefreak is running out of ideas for Pokémon, think again: Pokémon X feels fresh, fun and full of the solid game mechanics that has made Pokémon the most successful gaming franchise in...
Excerpt: While the core Pokemon RPGs have gotten new Pokemon and features, they’ve followed the same basic formula. The latest in the series, Pokemon X/Y , is the first to be released on the 3DS. Alex reviewed Pokemon X , and I got Y to review. Let’s see how this iteration fares.
Summary: " Pokémon X & Y " are impressive, exciting and fun additions to one of Nintendo's most beloved properties, and are the most streamlined experience to date, having cut a lot of the extraneous garbage the series had been tied down by.