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Old January 8th, 2013, 07:10 AM
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  • "X" and "Y" are kinda weird names for a Pokemon game. Not to mention, why change the name so drastically from the previous gen, after restarting the whole "gem" motif with Black and White? I think it's meant to be a reference to the grid-based system Pokemon used to be on (that might be obvious to you Idk).
  • In the trailer it showed the protagonist swinging from a rope to get from one platform to another. This is probably a Gym. If that's the case, then maybe Gyms will be more elaborate for Gen VI, with longer puzzles and maybe even multiple doors to unlock before getting to the Leader. I doubt it, though.
  • The male protagonist looks a lot like the ones from Black and Black2. Is he related or is this just Gamefreak running out of ideas, lulz...

Personally, I don't know how I feel about this. I had guessed before that Gen VI would be when Pokemon went full 3D, (Gen V was just sooo close) but the battle scenes still look iffy. They could be a LOT better:
  • It could show the protagonist the whole time, instead of having him/her disappear. Then you could see him/her giving commands, looking worried when the Pokemon is down on HP, cheering when they win or catch a Pokemon. Watching them white out would be kinda funny too LOL.
  • The is still the standard, separate battle mode apart from the overworld. This is fine, and what Pokemon's all about, but I think they should abandon the whole "fighting on a platform" thing. Here: http://media1.gameinformer.com/image...y0108-610c.jpg. See how each one is surrounded by a circle of tall grass, then the rest of the grass is short? That's what I mean. AND WHY DO THE POKEMON LOOK LIKE 2D IMAGES PASTED ON A 3D BACKGROUND?

I'm still hyped for it, though ;D. This screen looks dumb (http://media1.gameinformer.com/image...y0108-610d.jpg) and the characters and Pokemon are ehhhh, but it's still pretty cool. Can't deny that.
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Old January 8th, 2013, 07:15 AM
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Personally, I'm fine with change. Never any concept too weird because they can be excellent with good execution. The only problem I've got in mind: Its the drastic change is just only for the aesthetic, version name, and the such? Would they actually make a drastic change to the old formula, renew with a fresh one?

Change are the things that make a series keep fresh. Pokemon have change a lot since Generation I and I love it. The problem is some part, and bad art that is, doesn't even change even now.
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Old January 8th, 2013, 07:25 AM
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I am afraid this thread just looks like a complaints thread against Pokemon X/Y from your personal standpoint and no one elses and you are trying to cover a lot of discussions in one thread, when there are individual threads for that. So, I am going to lock this thread.

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