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Pokemon X and Y Announced For 3DS

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A new generation of fully 3D Pokemon coming in October

We waited, we got excited and it was all worth it - Pokemon X and Y are coming to 3DS. With a release date set for October, these new Pokemon games mark the beginning of a new generation.

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Pokemon X and Y Announced For 3DS

Postby onmsam » 08 Jan 2013, 12:48

i need them now :D
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Pokemon X and Y Announced For 3DS

Postby K-tet » 08 Jan 2013, 12:51

This took us pleasantly by surprise, but Junichi Masuda inadvertently leaked the location of the game in his Twitter display pic. Shame the game isn't set here in England, because you know, it's a far superior country to France. =P </patriotism>

Those that called Gen 6 called it right. Gen 6 would've been my second option but instead I plumped for an RS remake. Oh well, I'm pleased either way. Worldwide release by October of this year too means the gauntlet has been thrown down by Iwata himself.

I'll probably pick up X. The flagship legendary looks boss!
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Postby onmsam » 08 Jan 2013, 12:52

this game will really distract me when i go uni later this year
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Pokemon X and Y Announced For 3DS

Postby vix_chan » 08 Jan 2013, 12:53

Oh-hoh, Yes, this is just what I wanted! :D
Am most definitely getting Y, and who knows, might even get X if I feel like it.
Starter has to be the Fire type.

I am so glad Nintendo have finally moved Pokémon onto the 3DS.
Can’t wait to use all the 3DS unique qualities in this game (I am so sure that AR and Streetpass will be used)

Just a thought, wondering if they are going to somehow make trading between the old Black and White to the new Y and X games possible...
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Postby K-tet » 08 Jan 2013, 12:57

vix_chan wrote:Just a thought, wondering if they are going to somehow make trading between the old Black and White to the new Y and X games possible...

Imagine a Pokémon Box app for the 3DS that accesses the Pokémon in your DS games and allows you to store them there. After that, you can upload them onto X and Y. That could most definitely work.
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Postby TomMc92 » 08 Jan 2013, 13:02

Fantastic news really enjoying white 2 so i can't wait for this release. The images you have look great, was hoping for a better looking pokemon and i'm not dissapointed. A world wide release too is brilliant as that means we won't have to wait like usual. I hope they keep dream world as i really enjoy that, or at least on improve on the idea. So is the better version of these two going to be Pokemon Z? I know it's way to early for that i just like the sound of it. I hope they also add more evolutions for older pokemon, really would like to see a lucario evolve form.
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Postby Kirby8 » 08 Jan 2013, 13:05

I knew it was going to be Gen VI! Just had to be!! That direct was short and sweet but absolutely amazing! Was a bit shocked by the names, I thought they might be placeholders at first, until the legendaries and then the image of the games names! No more colour names, but then Diamond and Pearl aren't really colour names (but were linked to blue and pink), Gen II and Gen III are more metals and gems, but are also colours. These two are linked to blue and pink again.

Can't believe we are getting them before the year ends! So excited!!! AHHHH!!! The games look amazing! Bit sad to see sprites go, but it does look fantastic!! Fire for me, because I always get fire! And the legendaries looked amazing! So damn awesome! Looks like the deer pokémon would be X and the bird is Y! Love them both! X looks stunning! Y looks amazingly evil!

I WANNA KNOW MORE ALREADY! I can't wait until more information is released! Is the region going to "carry on" from Unova or be new, starting back at Route 1. What will it be called? How many new Pokémon are we getting? How big is the region? What else is new? Who are the baddies? Why X and Y? I'm guessing ties to DNA and gender?
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Postby Ursa Minora » 08 Jan 2013, 13:06

[quote="K-tet"]Junichi Masuda inadvertently leaked the location of the game in his Twitter display pic. Shame the game isn't set here in England, because you know, it's a far superior country to France. =P </patriotism>/quote]

Where did he say it was set? To me it looks as if it's inspired heavily by Europe, as you can see the Eiffel Tower and Spanish canyons in the trailer.
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Postby zelda-legend93 » 08 Jan 2013, 13:07

Definitely thinking that the X and Y titles are in reference to DNA. I'm expecting more merging of Pokemon like Kyurem
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Postby Shinnos » 08 Jan 2013, 13:09

I've never played a Pokemon game before, but I'm quite excited about the 3DS games and think I'll finally be taking the plunge and picking one up in October!
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Postby vix_chan » 08 Jan 2013, 13:09

K-tet wrote:
vix_chan wrote:Just a thought, wondering if they are going to somehow make trading between the old Black and White to the new Y and X games possible...

Imagine a Pokémon Box app for the 3DS that accesses the Pokémon in your DS games and allows you to store them there. After that, you can upload them onto X and Y. That could most definitely work.


I am with you on that, no reson that they can't do it (they made a way to send pokemon from the old GBA carts to DS cards to as i recall)
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Postby Kirby8 » 08 Jan 2013, 13:16

K-tet wrote:
vix_chan wrote:Just a thought, wondering if they are going to somehow make trading between the old Black and White to the new Y and X games possible...

Imagine a Pokémon Box app for the 3DS that accesses the Pokémon in your DS games and allows you to store them there. After that, you can upload them onto X and Y. That could most definitely work.


Definitely the best way to go about it! They definitely need a quick way to transfer the whole lot of your Pokémon to your new game in one go (or at least in big chunks!).
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Postby MartinIsAwesome » 08 Jan 2013, 13:25

I'll wait for the inevitable Z version XD
Only joking! I won't be buying any of them.
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Postby Bulbasaur483 » 08 Jan 2013, 13:31

I predicted the names back in 2011. :shock:
The starters are weird, but I like that deer-like legendary. Why do the graphics look like it's a DS game, though? Anyways, I'm still looking forward to these games.
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Postby lrwr14 » 08 Jan 2013, 13:31

MartinIsAwesome wrote:I'll wait for the inevitable Z version XD
Only joking! I won't be buying any of them.


Who's to say Nintendo won't make a Pokemon X2 and Pokemon Y2? Pkm B2/W2 could be the start of a new pokemon trend
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Postby Nintendo4Ever » 08 Jan 2013, 13:42

I want to see a Farfetch'd evolution its had no love since 1995 :(. Apart from that, will definitely be preordering this as soon as I can, I'm so happy that this is happening. If Iwata announces a Pokemon Snap sequel before October I will just explode with Pokemon happiness... and I definitely wouldn't get any Uni work done :D .

This year is gonna be all about the 3DS!
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Postby Nintendo4Ever » 08 Jan 2013, 13:47

Shinnos wrote:I've never played a Pokemon game before, but I'm quite excited about the 3DS games and think I'll finally be taking the plunge and picking one up in October!


Forget October pick one up now!!! You won't be able to fully appreciate the epicness of 3D Pokemon if you don't :D .
I've waited since the GameCube and Pokemon Colosseum for this to happen and now it finally is!!!
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Postby ZodiacXYZ » 08 Jan 2013, 13:55

This game is going to be like £40 and I'm going to be like "Yes. That is fine. Would you like more?" I am seriously too excited for words.

EDIT: I'm also going to tip right now some connection between Luvdisc and Alomomola in this generation.
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Postby ZodiacXYZ » 08 Jan 2013, 14:05

K-tet wrote:Those that called Gen 6 called it right. Gen 6 would've been my second option but instead I plumped for an RS remake. Oh well, I'm pleased either way.
I wouldn't feel too bad, the only reason I wasn't counting on it is because the graphical update since Gen 3 and Gen 5 isn't so great that it'd feel much different from the original. But if I knew they were working on those graphics then Id be singing a different tune! Imagine Cycling Road, Mt. Chinemy, surfing on Mr. Briney's ship towards Staleport beach with full 3D graphics.
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Postby Shmilly » 08 Jan 2013, 14:05

Absolutely blew me away. I love the outlining on the 3D sprites, it's much better than the 3DS models in terms of the actual Pokemon art direction. Since I'm going to Japan for a year in September, it looks like for the first time ever I'm going to have to import a Pokemon game xD
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Postby KLMOSS » 08 Jan 2013, 14:15

As a 32 year old gamer who still owns Yellow, Gold, Sapphire and White this announcement is EPIC! I will definitely be getting this delivered :) and yes I am aware I am that age and to some people too old but you know what I really couldn't care :P
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Postby toffeeman30 » 08 Jan 2013, 14:18

3d pokemon eh? i will stick to pokemon yellow ta
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Postby OrangeRakoon » 08 Jan 2013, 14:31

Fully 3D pokemon

This has been my dream since 1999.

This may well be the game that gets me back into Pokemon after Silver (I got Platinum but couldn't really get into it).
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Postby imbusydoctorwho » 08 Jan 2013, 15:22

3D Pokemon = dream come true.
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Postby kirlia trainer » 08 Jan 2013, 15:36

I'm so happy that I could cry! Good work, Pokémon!
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