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Surprised no one has started a thread on this yet.

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http://www.pokemon.com/pokemonxy/en-us/

I think this is cue for me to buy a 3DS XL. :D

 

 

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Game looks honestly horrible. Not to mention those starters... Ugh.
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Those graphics are like the opposite of smooth :/

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[quote name='chAos972' timestamp='1357664249' post='595440494']Surprised no one has started a thread on this yet.[/quote]

Most parents limit their children's access to the internet - it's the same reason you don't see many topics discussing LazyTown or Barney The Friendly Dinosaur.
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It's a shame they walked away from 2d
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I was hoping they'd still use the iconic third-person overhead perspective. The graphics don't look impressive so hopefully they'll improve it.

[quote name='theyarecomingforyou' timestamp='1357665038' post='595440524']
Most parents limit their children's access to the internet - it's the same reason you don't see many topics discussing LazyTown or Barney The Friendly Dinosaur.
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Pokemon games are an exception. A lot of people played older versions as kids and continue to buy new versions as they're released. The games may be aimed at kids but even adults can enjoy them.
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Man, the good games were Blue, Red, and Yellow. Then they came out with an ass-load of pokemon. The original 150 (151 with Togepi) was awesome. Then it became silly.
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[quote name='firey' timestamp='1357666300' post='595440584']
Man, the good games were Blue, Red, and Yellow. Then they came out with an ass-load of pokemon. The original 150 (151 with Togepi) was awesome. Then it became silly.
[/quote]gold and silver were my favorite, 2nd gen had a lot of good pokemon ... then everything after that just became trying too hard .. oh, and fighting fire, WAY too many of those now adays

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I like the looks of it :D

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I must be old, I thought Pokemon was a cartoon/role playing card game for 3-6 year olds,,
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[quote name='V8nside' timestamp='1357666619' post='595440604']
I must be old, I thought Pokemon was a cartoon/role playing card game for 3-6 year olds,,
[/quote]nah, before the pokemon card game had a chance to be popular yu-gi-oh rolled around and pushed them to the side :p

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I think the game been in 3D ruins it, looks very tacky and doesn't feel like a Pokemon game at all from watching the video of it.

Pokemon is like Sonic and Worms, just stick to your roots which is 2D.
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[quote name='InsaneNutter' timestamp='1357667789' post='595440650']
I think the game been in 3D ruins it, looks very tacky and doesn't feel like a Pokemon game at all from watching the video of it.

Pokemon is like Sonic and Worms, just stick to your roots which is 2D.
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There have been a few 3d pokemon games (mostly for the 64). Such as pokemon Snap and the battle arena one.
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When I clicked on this thread I assumed that X and Y were variables...now I am not so sure. I am still hoping those aren't the final names.

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Graphics look pretty good

I think it was about time Nintendo went with 3D, as much as I love the 2D style.
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If they went 3D they should have released 3 versions. X, Y and Z !

:D
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[quote name='.Rik' timestamp='1357669399' post='595440726']
If they went 3D they should have released 3 versions. X, Y and Z !

:D
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I don't get it.

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[quote name='humanz.' timestamp='1357669567' post='595440738']
I don't get it.
[/quote]the variables for a 3D graph
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[quote name='firey' timestamp='1357668658' post='595440688']
There have been a few 3d pokemon games (mostly for the 64). Such as pokemon Snap and the battle arena one.
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Indeed i had Pokemon Colosseum for the GameCube years ago, didnt really think it worked in 3D. Could just be me but i always found part of the appeal was it was 2D i guess.

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I'm glad to see they're finally moving to a proper fully 3d world. After 15+ years of being stuck in the 90s style 2d topdown, it's very long overdue. Also it's really nice to finally see animated and 3d battles.
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Finally release a 3D Pokemon game that has been long over-due and they release it on the damn 3DS?... Well, looks like I'll have to buy a 3DS, which is exactly what they want me to say :(. You used to be cool, Nintendo!

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[quote name='astropheed' timestamp='1357678268' post='595441156']
Finally release a 3D Pokemon game that has been long over-due and they release it on the damn 3DS?... Well, looks like I'll have to buy a 3DS, which is exactly what they want me to say :(. You used to be cool, Nintendo!
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Of course it's for the 3ds. A main series pokemon game is highly unlikely to ever appear on a console. This game also wouldn't happen on the ds likely due to the limitations of the hardware.
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I liked (and expected) the direct stream.. Had big smiles on my face when I saw the version intro's one by one knowing full well it was a soft let down to DS owners that this would be a 3ds exclusive :)

It looks awesome, I actually like the grainy 3d look as its a throw back to the old art style. I'm hoping they make it a little more interactive with online play. It'd be nice to have a few hub cities where randoms can hang and battle and maybe even take the pokemon league to another level with some online features!

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r1NFl2HzSkw

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Note: The footage was done on a 3DS XL. Assuming that that was real footage, then on the original 3DS, images shall look sharper.

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