The PokéCommunity Forums  

Go Back   The PokéCommunity Forums > Pokémon Gaming > Fourth Generation
Sign Up Rules/FAQ Live Battle Blogs Mark Forums Read

Notices

Fourth Generation Diamond, Pearl, and Platinum kicked off the fourth generation of Pokémon. Two years later, fans of the Johto region were treated to a remastered adventure in HeartGold & SoulSilver. Discuss the games, explore the features, share your experiences, and help other players out!


Reply
Click here to go to the first staff post in this thread.  
Thread Tools
  #1    
Old 1 Week Ago, 07:47 PM
Chikoritasaur's Avatar
Chikoritasaur
 
Join Date: Jun 2014
Gender: Male
Hey this is my post and I'm kind of curious of the majority of people's opinions. Which do yo u guys perfer Pokemon Platinum Version or Pokemon HeartGold or SoulSilver versions and why?
Reply With Quote
  #2    
Old 1 Week Ago, 02:14 PM
Sonkitts's Avatar
Sonkitts
 
Join Date: Feb 2013
Gender: Male
As much as I like Platinum, I really enjoyed Diamond more for some reason. When it comes to the Sinnoh region, nothing quicker comes to my mind than my Diamond save which I still have, incidentally.

Platinum is a really good game, with a lot of story depth and a much improved Pokédex than that we had originally in Diamond and Pearl.

Heart Gold and Soul Silver didn't do it for me. I could never get in to them. I played Gen II to death back in the day, so I suspect that's why. There wasn't enough uniqueness and change to excite me I guess.

My votes goes towards Platinum.
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #3    
Old 1 Week Ago, 02:49 PM
Endless's Avatar
Endless
& by looking through
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: New York, USA
Gender: Female
Nature: Careful
Send a message via AIM to Endless
HeartGold and SoulSilver, definitely. I'm a huge fan of GSC, personally, and it was great to finally see some remakes for them. SoulSilver was the one I got first, but purchased HeartGold, too, eventually. Loved each and every minute that they had provided, and the fact that they had Pokémon following you made these moment even better. Well, at least for me! Platinum was excellent, and I really did enjoy its story-line, but it just didn't give me this nostalgia effect that HG and SS seem to have given.
__________________
is the outside.
family :: partners :: people
Reply With Quote
  #4    
Old 1 Week Ago, 06:24 PM
Marisa's Avatar
Marisa
stardust reverie
Community Supporter
 
Join Date: Apr 2013
Location: Sydney, Australia
Age: 16
Gender: Female
Nature: Jolly
Send a message via Skype™ to Marisa
Hard choices ;___; I mean, HG/SS are phenomenal remakes of a great generation, but Platinum's the game I got completely hooked on. It fixed what was wrong with Diamond and Pearl, and brought with it some awesome plot changes. (The Distortion World basically won my heart, and so did Looker)

I'm gonna have to go with Platinum on this one, but don't get me wrong, both choices are amazing in their own ways.
__________________
Marisa
Magician of Red Dreams
Reply With Quote
  #5    
Old 1 Week Ago, 07:15 PM
Stargazer's Avatar
Stargazer
Y'know that i'm a crazy b****, I do what I want when I feel like it.
Community Supporter
 
Join Date: Aug 2013
Location: Pennsylvania
Age: 23
Gender: Male
Nature: Quiet
Send a message via Skype™ to Stargazer
Thinking it over, I would say HGSS. It's easy to get consumed in what it has to offer, has lots of intense fights (Whitney, Clair, Lance...) and fun side quests and what not (Game Corner, Pokéathlon, farming berries with the pots, etcetera). And it has what rivals BW2 for the best post-game in the series (same Battle Frontier as Platinum, Kanto, a Safari Zone with 12 areas and object arrangement, and much more). There's also the touch screen menu which is really nice.

I do like Platinum though, but nowadays i've been enjoying HGSS more. (More than I thought I did for a while, haha, this is coming from someone who GSC and RSE are the least favorites of.) However, HGSS stinks big time for training Pokémon, while Platinum has the Vs. Seeker, although these are just my preferences.
__________________
3DS Friend Code: 0619 4289 2312 | Trade Shop | Trade Review Thread | 2/2/14 - National Dex in X Completed!
Masuda Method #1 - Shiny Noibat, 2/12/14, 174 eggs
Reply With Quote
  #6    
Old 1 Week Ago, 07:40 PM
Yato's Avatar
Yato
Community Supporter
 
Join Date: May 2014
Location: Selphia
Age: 20
Gender: Female
Nature: Gentle
Send a message via Skype™ to Yato
Though I like Gen. II and am not fond of Gen. IV, I prefer Platinum to HGSS. Even though HGSS had better Gym Leaders and Pokemon League members (though Cynthia >>>> Lance) plenty of enjoyable features--Pokemon following you around, the Pokeathlon, Voltorb Flip/Smeargle Slots, and lots and lots of post-game content--Plat. had the better storyline and areas. I loved how Sinnoh had a variety of environments, from a snowy mountainous region to harsh and sandy deserts to foggy hills to rainy plains. The Distortion World is also one of my all-time favorite legendary homes, and Old Chateau is by far the creepiest place I've ever visited. (Though BW2's Strange House is pretty creepy, too.) Lastly, Plat. has a lot of Pokemon I love that I can also get before beating Cynthia whereas most the ones I like that are available in HGSS aren't obtainable unless I transfer them/the necessary items or beat Lance.
__________________

themegifsgfx/css
tumblriconsever grande
3ds fcfriend safaripair
Reply With Quote
  #7    
Old 1 Week Ago, 08:57 PM
EthanAG's Avatar
EthanAG
 
Join Date: Nov 2013
Location: California!
Gender: Male
Nature: Calm
I enjoyed Pokemon Diamond, It was my first 4th Gen Games before i started collecting them all.
I enjoyed the champion, Cynthia actually a quite hard balanced champ!.
__________________
Pokemon... Oh the days I have enjoyed playing this game.. From Pokemon Green to Pokemon X/Y
My favorite game of all!
Reply With Quote
  #8    
Old 1 Week Ago, 06:21 AM
Romhacks's Avatar
Romhacks
 
Join Date: Jul 2014
Location: SC, USA
Gender: Male
Nature: Jolly
I loved Pearl and Platinum was even better, now im playing a rom hack Perfect Platinum which is better than platinum.
Just waiting for the 3ds emulator...
Reply With Quote
  #9    
Old 1 Week Ago, 03:36 AM
Aslan's Avatar
Aslan
the pretender
 
Join Date: Mar 2013
Location: Sydney
Gender: Female
Nature: Relaxed
Platinum was the game I've put the most hours into out of the Pokemon franchise but HG/SS is also really good. In my opinion, HG/SS was more interesting though. The storyline of Platinum was boring at times and seemed endless. For example the beginning of the game until about the fight at Eterna City with the Galactic Grunts, was just long and tedious. Not much happened to really get me into it. Things picked up with the Distortion World though, that was some cool stuff. :)

HG/SS was great in every factor. New features, was more exciting, had a second region to explore, it just had more opportunities/stuff to do over Platinum. so yeah hg/ss > platinum, although they're both good :]
__________________

I'M A LEMONDOG.
you can find me on plug.dj
the battle server | skype
rawr
Reply With Quote
  #10    
Old 4 Days Ago, 12:16 PM
ZetaZapdos's Avatar
ZetaZapdos
 
Join Date: Jun 2013
Location: England
Gender: Male
I'd out Platinum over HeartGold/SoulSilver and both of those over Diamond/Pearl.
Reply With Quote
  #11    
Old 4 Days Ago, 10:54 PM
curiousnathan's Avatar
curiousnathan
they said we could be anything
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Australia
Gender: Male
Nature: Careful
HeartGold for nostalgic purposes and the fact that they rejuvenated my favourite region and first ever game brilliantly. Platinum was a fantastic game too, but even with a new region it just didn't stand a chance against HG for me, haha.
__________________
moderator | lovely pair | PC live
Reply With Quote
  #12    
Old 3 Days Ago, 02:50 PM
Radiam
This is my breaking point.
Community Supporter
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: Canada
Gender: Male
Nature: Brave
As much as I loved Pokemon Heart Gold and Soul Silver, Platinum has to take the cake on this one. I like them both the same, but I have had Pokemon Platinum for a longer time, so that's why I'm choosing it. The story line is probably one of the best story lines I have seen in a Pokemon game up to this date, it's so dark. I won't go into detail, you'll have to play it for yourself. The music in the game is also some of my favorite of all time, especially Cynthia's theme song. Speaking of her, this game contains my favorite Pokemon League Champion, she's pretty good in my opinion. She really puts up a fight when you face off against her for your first time, unless you have a way to counter all of her Pokemon that is, which I didn't on my first try. I'd probably choose Pokemon Heart Gold and Soul Silver if I had one of them before Platinum.
Reply With Quote
  #13    
Old 2 Days Ago, 12:45 PM
xOkazaki's Avatar
xOkazaki
 
Join Date: Jul 2014
Gender: Male
Nature: Quiet
As much as I loved the original GSC, I have more happy memories of playing DPP than I ever did with HGSS.
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #14    
Old 1 Day Ago, 05:57 PM
Sheep's Avatar
Sheep
MUFFINS ya pls
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: Sindria
Age: 23
Gender: Female
Nature: Timid
D/P/Pt was really unique and a huge jump from R/S/E graphics-wise so I can't deny that I was very impressed at the time and played for many hours, but.. I'll probably go with HG/SS. The follow-me feature was one I'd hoped we would receive for a long time and Johto had my favorite group of starters so it was hard to beat. The battle and PC animations were way sluggish for me but its pros outweighed the cons, especially compared to D/P/Pt.

So HG/SS first with D/P/Pt not too far behind!
__________________
pair clubs
family twin
my star


Reply With Quote
Reply
Quick Reply

Sponsored Links
Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Minimum Characters Per Post: 25



All times are UTC -8. The time now is 07:18 AM.


Style by Nymphadora, artwork by Sa-Dui.
Like our Facebook Page Follow us on Twitter © 2002 - 2014 The PokéCommunity™, pokecommunity.com.
Pokémon characters and images belong to The Pokémon Company International and Nintendo. This website is in no way affiliated with or endorsed by Nintendo, Creatures, GAMEFREAK, The Pokémon Company or The Pokémon Company International. We just love Pokémon.
All forum styles, their images (unless noted otherwise) and site designs are © 2002 - 2014 The PokéCommunity / PokéCommunity.com.
PokéCommunity™ is a trademark of The PokéCommunity. All rights reserved. Sponsor advertisements do not imply our endorsement of that product or service. User generated content remains the property of its creator.