The PokéCommunity Forums Pokémon Gaming Let’s Go Pikachu and Let’s Go Eevee
Why Will You Play These Games?

Let’s Go Pikachu and Let’s Go Eevee Hype for the new Pokémon games coming to the Nintendo Switch on November 16, 2018!

Reply
 
Thread Tools
  #1    
Old 3 Weeks Ago (4:48 PM).
Dragon's Avatar
Dragon Dragon is online now
 
Join Date: Sep 2013
Location: Viridian City
Age: 25
Gender: Male
Nature: Gentle
Posts: 10,028

This is sort of like a thread bringing together those who do plan the game! For those of you who are getting Let's Go Pikachu / Eevee, like I am, why are you planning to play these games, and what sorts of things attract you to the game if any? You're free to provide any thoughts!
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #2    
Old 3 Weeks Ago (7:03 AM). Edited 3 Weeks Ago by CodeHelmet.
CodeHelmet CodeHelmet is online now
Just your average Spaceball
     
    Join Date: Jun 2017
    Location: Hayward
    Gender: Male
    Nature: Relaxed
    Posts: 2,308
    Right now I’m leaning against getting them(largely because I don’t own a Switch) but if I did and was to buckle down and buy a version(and not both... ffs I’d rather do online trades or reluctantly do Pokémon GO to get version exclusives at the cost of saving $60), it’s largely because it’s Kanto. I started on Kanto and it evolves Generation 1 with new typings(Dark, Steel and Fairy don’t exist in Yellow), fixes the Typing chart(Psychic no longer dominates), and adds a new follow mechanic that is not exclusive to Pikachu(not to mention riding Pokémon on land and sea to where you can visually see it in 3D).

    As for what version, again this is all hypothetical but I’m leaning Pikachu Version. While my favorite Pokémon in Vulpix is on Eevee version, Pikachu itself is just a better overall Pokemon with a better Typing. Electric is better than Normal as they say when Alolan variants are apart of the equation. On Pikachu Version my team would be the following:

    Pikachu(starter)
    Blastoise(Mega Evolved)
    Sandslash
    Alolan Sandslash
    Alolan Raticate
    Clefable/Alolan Ninetales

    Squirtle and all the Kanto starters are available prior to Brock it appears so getting a Kanto Starter early gives it a Red/Blue feel as well. I opted for Squirtle due to the fact he does extremely well against Blaine and Giovanni later on in the journey. Part of me thinks the reason we have a friendly rival is because Mr.Asshat in Gary/Blue is the Viridian Gym Leader and not Giovanni(which would be a huge twist). Anyways, getting back to my team, Sandslash is my favorite Ground Type that counters Lt. Surge, Koga and Blaine(plus Rock and Steel Types). I add in its Alolan variant because it’s typing is what makes him a Swiss Army Knife. Ice/Steel is a godly combination that counters so many types that it’s hard to pass on. Ice, Rock, Fairy, Ground, Grass, Flying and Dragon. What more can you ask for? Even does well against Poison due to immunity and as long as I avoid Fire, Fighting and Ground retaliation, Alolan Sandslash might be my strongest Pokémon after my run since he counters Erika(if available by then), Koga(immune), Lorelei and Lance. I added in Alolan Raticate because it’s Typing makes it a pure specialist. Namely it’s Dark/Normal combo makes it perfect against Ghost and Psychic Type Pokémon as it’s immune to both. Due to being immune, it counters Sabrina and Agatha exceptionally well. Finally there is Clefable. A little on the slow side but makes up for it with a powerful Fairy Typing that counters Dark, Fighting and Dragon. Hence she’s around to counter Bruno and Lance. If I had the means, I’d swap to Alolan Ninetales in a heartbeat and she’d be my pick for Bruno and Lance in the Elite Four.
    __________________
    Currently raising:


    Want to raise Pokemon? Check out VPP
    Reply With Quote
      #3    
    Old 3 Weeks Ago (6:17 AM).
    Sheep's Avatar
    Sheep Sheep is online now
    (≧∇≦)/
     
    Join Date: Oct 2006
    Gender: Female
    Nature: Timid
    Posts: 24,573
    The graphics are beautiful and immersive! I also feel nostalgic running through Kanto again, and adore the gym leaders. And while I'm not a huge fan of how watered down the games have been revealed to be lately, I'm still happy to run through the region in a relaxed atmosphere and build my team as I wish. =)
    __________________

    pair family mal llsif bandori ffxiv art
    sheep x bobandbill 5ever
    Reply With Quote
      #4    
    Old 3 Weeks Ago (8:06 AM).
    L'Belle's Avatar
    L'Belle L'Belle is offline
    Sexy sexy sexy
     
    Join Date: Apr 2016
    Location: The netherlands
    Age: 17
    Gender: Male
    Nature: Bold
    Posts: 1,991
    The games seem absolutely gorgeous! By the way, they seem to be really unique with the way how you catch Pokémon and how you can play together, which is one of the things I asked for for so long! Besides, I don't really mind hand-holdy stuff. I expect it! (Though difficulty options like pretty much every other RPG would be nice.)
    __________________
    Reply With Quote
      #5    
    Old 3 Weeks Ago (3:46 PM).
    Palamon's Avatar
    Palamon Palamon is offline
    In too deep inside these streets aligned.
     
    Join Date: Feb 2009
    Location: Milaturia.
    Age: 21
    Gender: Male
    Nature: Lonely
    Posts: 4,165
    Yeah, once I get a Switch, I will. I don't like how watered down they're making these games, but I'll live? I like the idea of being able to dress up my partner Pokemon & HD Kanto.
    __________________
    Theme: Eiji Okumura
    Pair: Jonghyun
    Reply With Quote
      #6    
    Old 3 Weeks Ago (8:23 PM).
    strangerhypno's Avatar
    strangerhypno strangerhypno is online now
       
      Join Date: Jul 2017
      Posts: 2,473
      I'm no Kanto fan but maybe. I'll flip a coin. Heads for no, tails for no, and yes if it lands on its edge.
      Reply With Quote
        #7    
      Old 1 Week Ago (4:45 PM). Edited 1 Week Ago by ptshady.
      ptshady ptshady is offline
         
        Join Date: May 2006
        Nature: Lax
        Posts: 109
        Main reason, im a 90's kid, i played pokemon red, blue and yellow as a kid, nostalgia really hits me hard, the graphic's are what i wanted to see when i was a kid, pokemon following you, can see them in the wild, its really a good atmosphere, only thing i dislike (like 99% of the people) are wild battles, but i can look past that and not get traped on the hate train. (i might even like it a bit who knows)

        I wish we got a better post game too, sevii islands or something like that.... but its okay..

        I got my pokemon lets go pikachu physical version pre ordered, along side with the poke ball plus, and already got the digitial of pokemon lets go eevee preloaded on my switch so im all set :D
        __________________
        Reply With Quote
          #8    
        Old 1 Week Ago (7:33 PM).
        adelgirl's Avatar
        adelgirl adelgirl is offline
           
          Join Date: Dec 2015
          Gender: Female
          Posts: 87
          It's really just because it's a new pokemon game.

          I enjoyed gen 1, but honestly not my favorite gen. I would have preferred a remake of a game that hasn't yet had a remake.
          Reply With Quote
            #9    
          Old 1 Week Ago (1:29 AM).
          Adventure's Avatar
          Adventure Adventure is offline
          press start to play_
           
          Join Date: Nov 2007
          Location: T.A.R.D.I.S.
          Nature: Naive
          Posts: 30,945
          I will probably play it just because it's a pokémon game. Like, yeah. Set in a region I know and like. But I might not buy it myself, just lend my boyfriend's or friend's game :B

          I'm not a big fan of Pokémon GO and probably will find the GO-like mechanics of these games annoying. But what do I know before I've tried it? :)
          Reply With Quote
            #10    
          Old 1 Week Ago (7:57 AM).
          RGC's Avatar
          RGC RGC is offline
             
            Join Date: Dec 2015
            Location: Deep in the heart of Texas
            Age: 17
            Gender: Male
            Nature: Modest
            Posts: 7
            Besides the fact that it's a Pokemon game, I am excited to revisit Kanto in this new style and to play it with a different catching mechanic. I'm also excited to use the Pokeball plus. Overall, I think this game will be fun and relaxing to play.
            __________________
            Reply With Quote
              #11    
            Old 5 Days Ago (2:56 PM).
            LyokoGirl5000's Avatar
            LyokoGirl5000 LyokoGirl5000 is offline
            Lyoko Princess
               
              Join Date: Sep 2009
              Location: Wisconsin
              Age: 25
              Gender: Female
              Nature: Careful
              Posts: 421
              I want to revisit Kanto with the Eevee that my rival stole from me in Yellow. I can't wait!
              __________________
              Alls fair in love, war and video games ~ LyokoGirl5000
              Reply With Quote
                #12    
              Old 5 Days Ago (6:38 AM).
              IcyIce's Avatar
              IcyIce IcyIce is offline
              Fictional Writer.
                 
                Join Date: May 2010
                Location: Tennessee
                Gender: Male
                Nature: Quiet
                Posts: 4,801
                Now I am excited.

                Why? Because not only are Green and Red in it, but so is freaking Blue!! (Japanese Names by the way)

                I am more excited for Blue/Leaf being in it more than the other two because the female character is usually left out. What would make this even better, is if Yellow was in it.
                Reply With Quote
                Reply

                Quick Reply

                Join the conversation!

                Create an account to post a reply in this thread, participate in other discussions, and more!

                Create a PokéCommunity Account
                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

                Forum Jump


                All times are GMT -8. The time now is 10:58 AM.