I also just barely begun to map. I am currently mapping out Littleroot (where you will begin; before you transfer over to Pallet town).
This title will include your Pokemon following behind you; just as they did in Heart Gold and Soul Silver. I am actually hoping to incorporate more features into this. Especially regarding the Shadow Pokemon.
And now for some eye-candy! The first new Pokemon to be revealed is...
Take a stab at who you think this guy is! Also, this design is subject to ( and most likely will) change.
More to come guys!