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Okay Gen V, let's do this!

Posted February 20th, 2012 at 04:55 PM by abnegation

So! With the completion of both Pokémon Black and Pokémon White, I am so very let down in some aspects. BEAR WITH ME HERE, I'm not just being totally late to the bandwagon! While graphics are really not a big deal to me, I can say that I was pretty impressed in general. I mean, I know GameFreak have been using 3D models since 2005/6, I'm happy that their first real utilization of the 3D went down pretty well. The storyline being an improvement on previous and so on, but man was a annoyed with the post-game experience!

So I'm totally pumped for Grey/Gray, to be released this Saturday. Check here for a reference. I think I'm actually gonna go all out this time, with the experience. Not going to spoil myself too much with pre-release screenshots and so on. But boy do I hope they improve on some things, I don't want this to just be like a re-release of B&W. It desperately needs an after game adventure and a hell of a lot more to do than just go see the few remaining towns and routes. Also was it just me or were the legendaries a lot less "legendary" feeling in B&W? Regardless, we're most likely going back to Platinum here with the alternate form, I'm hoping that we see a large post-game experience with a sense of storyline to it. While the Battle Frontier in Emerald was a pretty cool addition, it lacked any sense of storyline. Unlike in FR/LG which had a pretty exciting Sevvii Islands quest, which ended up being a lot more entertaining than the main one.

So here's hoping for an actual effort stricken post-game experience in Pokémon Grey/Gray and not just another rehash of B&W. Let's restore my faith in GF and assume they've gotten something up their sleeves. A lot about B&W's finesse was a bit poor and rushed, I await a big improvement on the sequel!
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    Kaori's Avatar
    So okay question. Why are you saying this here and not in our section???

    So I really hope that it isn't gray!! I want it to be an RS remake SO BAD.

    So let's hope for RS okay guys???
    Posted February 20th, 2012 at 05:07 PM by Kaori Kaori is offline
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    Forever's Avatar
    ...I was just going to say what she said, lol. ;x
    Posted February 20th, 2012 at 05:08 PM by Forever Forever is offline
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    abnegation's Avatar
    Well Kaori you posted a blog about getting people to post in G&P instead of posting around G&P yourself, so for the same reasons perhaps? Besides I haven't done a proper blog in too long.

    I'd be pretty okay with RS remakes too though, but I don't think they'll come out just yet. Way too early. In a way I'm afraid the stickmen overworlds of Gen V could ruin RS for me.
    Posted February 20th, 2012 at 05:16 PM by abnegation abnegation is offline
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    Tachikaze's Avatar
    I want Greyyyyy yesssss. RSE can wait.
    Posted February 20th, 2012 at 05:46 PM by Tachikaze Tachikaze is offline
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    -Jared-'s Avatar
    Bring on Grey! Also, I want Battle Frontier. Even if it is essentially just copy+pasted from Gen IV. I want it. SO BAD.

    Just, you know, make it be on top of all the cool things you mentioned. xD
    Posted February 20th, 2012 at 06:21 PM by -Jared- -Jared- is offline
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    rs can not wait how could you say this i am tired of unova ready to go home to hoenn MMHMM
    Posted February 20th, 2012 at 09:07 PM by Sydian Sydian is offline
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    Forever's Avatar
    I don't see any B/W advertisement, Gav :( Size 7 + pink gogo!

    Or alternatively post in B/W in general, it needs love--not really it's active enough BUT STILL POST. :3
    Posted February 20th, 2012 at 10:30 PM by Forever Forever is offline
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    Kaori's Avatar
    Quote:
    Originally Posted by Sydian View Comment
    rs can not wait how could you say this i am tired of unova ready to go home to hoenn MMHMM
    thisthsithisthisthisthisthisthisthisthis
    Posted February 21st, 2012 at 03:05 AM by Kaori Kaori is offline
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    Oryx's Avatar
    I MADE A THREAD ABOUT LEGENDARIES BEING LESS LEGENDARY

    Because where can you go from "This is the god of all Pokemon"? But hopefully Grey is a super great 3DS title and it comes out soon :3
    Posted February 21st, 2012 at 06:19 AM by Oryx Oryx is offline
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    Went's Avatar
    R/S remakes pleasepleaseplease.
    Posted February 21st, 2012 at 07:27 AM by Went Went is offline
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    Kaori's Avatar
    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    Posted February 21st, 2012 at 03:49 PM by Kaori Kaori is offline
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    I'm going to wait and see if this announcement is actually about a main game. Saying 'oh you should watch this show' doesn't necessarily mean something will be annouced because he said it after being asked about the main games. Could be just opportunistic.

    And agreed - BW sure needs some expanding upon imo.
    Posted February 21st, 2012 at 05:04 PM by bobandbill bobandbill is offline
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    Regardless if Grey is released soon or not, it's still going to be. But yeah, I doubt we'll catch wind of a new spin-off, the last two games announced were ones. I'm all for RS remakes, but they're not coming any time soon I imagine.
    Posted February 22nd, 2012 at 04:47 AM by abnegation abnegation is offline
 

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