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Pokedex 3D Pro: The Verdict

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Marti Bennett recommends that fans download the Pokemon app

I liked the idea of Pokedex 3D but seeing as it only featured the new Unova region monsters, there was something missing. I had always hoped for a complete version featuring every Pokemon so I was very pleased when Pokedex 3D Pro was announced.

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Pokedex 3D Pro: The Verdict

Postby abovethewell » 10 Nov 2012, 10:58

Enjoyed using the first one and am definitely getting this one using an eshop card for my birthday, but When you can get 2 or 3 decent eshop games for that price, I can see why some people will find it hard to justify the price. :)
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Re: Pokedex 3D Pro: The Verdict

Postby ThePokekid78 » 10 Nov 2012, 11:02

Meh...not saying it looks bad, but the 1st one was kinda pointless and I would never pay £14 for this...
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Re: Pokedex 3D Pro: The Verdict

Postby K-tet » 10 Nov 2012, 11:13

Whether you recommend it to us or not is irrelevant. You've already covered it and agreed with us, it's not worth £13.49. It never has been worth £13.49 irrespective of what features it has. I don't feel comfortable buying a fancy database for that price, because at the end of the day, that's what it is, a fancy database.

Until Nintendo have a sale on it when there's not something far more important to save up for (e.g. Wii U) or reduce the price to £7.99 at most, I won't be buying it. Plain and simple.
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Postby King Slazo » 10 Nov 2012, 12:12

Marti wrote:There would have been a lot of development behind the scenes to make all those models.


I could be wrong here, but that Bulbasaur looks a dead ringer for the Battle Revolution model. Which, if I'm right, would mean that the only new models they needed to make were the Gen5 Pokémon not in the original Pokédex 3D.

But no. Its not worth £13.50. Not even close. All of the information is avaliable on the internet, for free, along with a myraid of Pokémon quizzes, arguably some of which will be far better. When one of the things you have to praise is "they change the position of answers" it speaks depths about how desperate you have to be to find a positive.

This is a bigger ripoff than Typing Adventure, and that's saying something. You say this is a recommendation to every Pokémon fan? I'd say you'd have to be a moron who'd buy anything just because it has the word "Pokémon" on it to stump up for this.
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Re: Pokedex 3D Pro: The Verdict

Postby Serebii » 10 Nov 2012, 13:40

King Slazo wrote:
Marti wrote:There would have been a lot of development behind the scenes to make all those models.


I could be wrong here, but that Bulbasaur looks a dead ringer for the Battle Revolution model. Which, if I'm right, would mean that the only new models they needed to make were the Gen5 Pokémon not in the original Pokédex 3D.

But no. Its not worth £13.50. Not even close. All of the information is avaliable on the internet, for free, along with a myraid of Pokémon quizzes, arguably some of which will be far better. When one of the things you have to praise is "they change the position of answers" it speaks depths about how desperate you have to be to find a positive.

This is a bigger ripoff than Typing Adventure, and that's saying something. You say this is a recommendation to every Pokémon fan? I'd say you'd have to be a moron who'd buy anything just because it has the word "Pokémon" on it to stump up for this.


You are wrong. All models were redone as evidence by the two dozen 3D modelers listed in the credits. The reason they may look similar is that they are of the same source material and following a similar art style, but the models are ABSOLUTELY redone and you can tell when you use this utility.

Typing Adventure isn't a ripoff either. Everyone who has played it has said it's fun and it comes with a free bluetooth keyboard. Hardly a ripoff
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Postby King Slazo » 10 Nov 2012, 13:59

My bad there then on the models.

But still, there's a difference between "fun" and paying £40 for a lame game and a bluetooth keyboard. I'm sure the quizzes in this are a laugh, doesn't mean I'm going to pay £13.50 for the priviledge. When I want to do Pokémon typing games, here's a ton of them, and when I desperately need to know something Pokémon related, I'll just head over to Bulbapedia or your own website for what I need.
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Postby Commandervideo » 10 Nov 2012, 14:14

^^^ tbh the art style for battle revolution wasn't great, the PP3D art style is perfect.

And the animmations are quality and some even funny, check out Haunter, Lickatung, Slowbro and the mental animation of Kangaskhan. Plus some animtions could easily be used as attack animations for gen 6, like Mewtwo and Raikou's.
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Re: Pokedex 3D Pro: The Verdict

Postby fisher2007 » 10 Nov 2012, 16:03

I'm not but paying £13.49 it's expensive and i wait price goes down i hope.

also anyone download this but be insane pay that price and I'm sorry saying to you but it's the truth.

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Re: Pokedex 3D Pro: The Verdict

Postby Ningamer » 10 Nov 2012, 20:37

I'd really like to get this, but £13.49 to see the 3D models, quizzes and the AR Viewer just seems like far too much. I wouldn't ever use the Pokédex function itself since if I ever need to know about any moves I can just head over to Serebii or Bulbapedia (Who will give me a much more detailed answer anyway), and you can't open the Pokédex mid-game so you'd have to exit out of whatever you're playing completely.

If this were under £10 I may consider it, but it seems that Nintendo can't wrap their head around digital download pricing.
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Re: Pokedex 3D Pro: The Verdict

Postby Tamzily01 » 10 Nov 2012, 20:40

£13.49 is a little ostentatious in terms of price. Knock about £10 off and it'll be much more appealing. Won't stop me from getting it though. :P
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Re: Pokedex 3D Pro: The Verdict

Postby me4ndubz » 10 Nov 2012, 22:34

i guess if you're a hardcore pokemon fan you won't care about the price but there's so many other games i wanna get so i'll have to give this one a miss
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Postby AtomAtton » 10 Nov 2012, 22:59

I go downstairs on Friday morning and open up eShop. I see that Pokedex 3D Pro is out. "Awesome! They released it. Okay, let's buy this thing... Oh, I wonder what the price is. They Never sa..." I see the price tag. "What!? Wow, forget this! I ain't spending that much money on an app that I've practically got already!". Yeah, I'm sorry, but there's no way I'm gonna pay almost £14 just to look at some 3D models and do some quizzes. I think £5-£8 is far more reasonable.
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Postby fisher2007 » 10 Nov 2012, 23:27

me4ndubz wrote:i guess if you're a hardcore pokemon fan you won't care about the price but there's so many other games i wanna get so i'll have to give this one a miss


yeah but still it's not worth that price and if did get it don't enough on the balance and it's £5.97 last thing's i brought was speedx 3d,pokemon dream rader that's mean's i have to get £10 then it be £15.97

also i do like take ar picture's and do story's.
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Re: Pokedex 3D Pro: The Verdict

Postby CraigEmberson » 11 Nov 2012, 09:39

I still wouldn't say it's worth £14, seeing as it is intended as an app. Also, the robot like voice IS the original Pokedex voice :)
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Re: Pokedex 3D Pro: The Verdict

Postby Da_Epic_Fail » 11 Nov 2012, 12:52

If they reduce the price I may get it, but as people have said, the information is available for free on the internet.
However, if it's anything like the old Pokédex 3D, the main problem for me is that it won't be very practical as you have to quit your Pokémon game to go on the Pokédex. It's less hassle to go on to the internet while still playing or your copy of BW/BW2.
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Re: Pokedex 3D Pro: The Verdict

Postby Nickario » 12 Nov 2012, 23:15

I'll have to say, when I saw that price tag for this I was short of being shocked. I did accept that they would charge for it with the whole roster of Pokemon and other new features, I was expecting a price of £3-£5, then I see they slap another tenner on top of that. Yeah I'll be waiting for a hopeful sale/price slash (though I'm not hopeful, I can only think of one sale in my memory on the eShop over the year and a half I've had my 3DS).
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Postby Wii U Gamer » 15 Nov 2012, 21:48

i am not getting at that price
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