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Pokémon

by Nintendo Uk Ltd
Nintendo 3DS
 Ages 7 and Over
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  • Pokemon Froakie at your side! Epic Adventures Await! Your grand adventure will take you to many amazing locations on your quest to become the Champion, the strongest Trainer of all. No matter where you go, you'll encounter many different wild Pokemon that you can befriend. You're also sure to meet lots of interesting people, as well as encounter Legendary Pokemon! Will you encounter the magnificent Legendary Pokemon Xerneas during your adventure? Somewhere on your journey, you may discover the whereabouts of the Legendary Pokemon Yveltal. Pokemon in the Wild Many of the Pokemon you'll battle will be found in the wild, traveling without a Trainer. It's easy to meet Pokemon in patches of tall grass outside towns. Catch More Pokemon! Not only can you raise the Pokemon already in your party, but you can catch and befriend new Pokemon. Wild Pokemon can be caught in battle-if you have a Poke Ball!

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  • Platform:   Nintendo 3DS
  • Media: Video Game
  • Item Quantity: 1
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Edition: Y Edition
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  • ASIN: B00B7JT5H2
  • Release Date: 12 Oct 2013
  • Average Customer Review: 4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (252 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 212 in PC & Video Games (See Top 100 in PC & Video Games)

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Edition: Y Edition

An epic adventure awaits

The world of Pokémon takes a breathtaking 3D turn in Pokémon Y, an exclusive entry in the popular series for Nintendo 3DS and 3DS XL. Your grand adventure will take you on your quest to become the Champion, the strongest Trainer of all. No matter where you go, you'll encounter many different wild Pokémon that you can befriend. You're also sure to meet lots of interesting people, as well as encounter Legendary Pokémon!

Welcome to the Kalos region

Pokémon Y challenges players to visit the mysterious Kalos region, a strange land that will allow you to take your very first steps into the next evolution of Pokémon, with the chance to choose between three brand new starter Pokémon! Home to beautiful skies and forests, the Kalos region is full of interesting places to visit and explore. The central city of the Kalos region is Lumiose City, a thriving metropolis filled with customers checking out its variety of shops. Many roads extend from the iconic tower at the city's centre.

The mysterious star-shaped Kalos region
The mysterious star-shaped Kalos region.
Lumiose City, the centre of the Kalos region
Lumiose City, the centre of the Kalos region.
You begin your journey in Vaniville Town
You begin your journey in Vaniville Town.
Begin in Vaniville Town

Vaniville Town is your new home at the beginning of your adventure. The start of your journey waits just past the ornate town gates. Before leaving, your neighbour will be eager to meet you. Plus, you'll meet the family Rhyhorn, who's resting on its pad in your front yard! After leaving Vaniville Town, the first populated location you'll visit is Santalune City. It's a lovely city, easily identifiable by the large fountain at the centre of town. It's also home to the Santalune City Gym.

Your quest to become the Champion

RPG fans will no doubt love the style of play Pokémon Y offers, which sees you start off with Grass-type Chespin, Fire-type Fennekin, or Water-type Froakie before really starting your epic adventure. Along the way you'll discover its special moves and pick up experience in each battle; in turn, this means your Pokémon will grow stronger and eventually evolve. As usual though, there are plenty of other Pokémon waiting to be discovered as you go along, including new characters like Grass-type Gogoat, the latest evolution of Eevee named Sylveon, recently discovered Legendary Pokémon Yveltal, and a mysterious Pokémon that's somehow connected to Mewtwo.

Choose from Chespin, Fennekin, and Froakie
Choose from Chespin, Fennekin, and Froakie.
Battle to increase experience and strength
Battle to increase experience and strength.
The Legendary Pokémon Yveltal
The Legendary Pokémon Yveltal.

What's new in Pokémon Y?

Mega Evolution

Mega Evolution is described as an Evolution beyond all Evolution, a transformation found only in the Kalos region. It has also been called the greatest mystery of Pokémon. In addition to far greater strength, Mega-Evolved Pokémon may also see their ability change, or even their type. A Mega-Evolved Pokémon will be able to tap into a strength far greater than it could before, so when a Pokémon becomes Mega-Evolved in battle, Trainers will have a great opportunity to turn a battle around and snag a win!

Super Training

Pokémon gain experience and grow stronger by battling with other Pokémon. In Pokémon Y, that's not the only way to help your Pokémon grow – check out a brand-new method of Pokémon training: Super Training. With Super Training, it's not your Pokémon's level that goes up but its base stats, the underlying values that define your Pokémon's skills in battle. As these base stats increase, your Pokémon can increase its HP, Attack, or other stats beyond those of another Pokémon of the same species at the same level.

Player Search System

Connect and play with other Trainers at any time with the new Player Search System (PSS), which allows you to find other people playing Pokémon X and Pokémon Y! You'll connect to other players nearby or around the world through the internet; you can even communicate with players you've never had any contact with before.

A number of Pokémon can now Mega-Evolve
A number of Pokémon can now Mega-Evolve.
Increase base stats with Super-Training
Increase base stats with Super-Training.
Connect across the world with the PSS
Connect across the world with the PSS.
Photo Spots

You'll see all kinds of beautiful scenery and locations during your adventures in Pokémon Y. Take beautiful photos of these fantastic views. Just like a real camera, you'll be able to adjust the aperture, shutter speed, brightness, and other features to dial in the perfect shot!

The Fairy type

More than ten years after the series' first games, a new chapter in Pokémon battling history is about to unfold with the Fairy type. You've already met the first Fairy-type Pokémon – Sylveon – and there are also Pokémon from previous games that will be reclassified as Fairy-type Pokémon. They may look the same, but the strategies you'll choose and the way you use these Pokémon in battle will be unlike ever before!

Many more features

Even more new features in Pokémon Y include the following: new ways to battle in Horde Encounters and Sky Battles, playing with your Pokémon in Pokémon-Amie, changing your outfit and hairstyle, Trainer PR Videos, the Battle Chateau, the Battle Maison, the Friend Safari, and the Battle Institute.

Take great photos how you wish
Take great photos how you wish.
Features two new ways to battle
Features two new ways to battle.
Play with your Pokémon in Pokémon-Amie
Play with your Pokémon in Pokémon-Amie.

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17 of 17 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Unbelievable value for money! 4 Nov 2013
By mYolnir
Edition:Y Edition
Fun: 5.0 out of 5 stars   
Just as i expected and more. This game is very very good value for money since there is so much to do! It is quite reasonable to expect hundreds of hours of fun from this game.
There are hundreds of Pokémon to capture and gym leaders to beat... But, don't stop there! The endgame is raising your team of champs and battling people online! So many people leave the gane after beating the elite 4.
I love the 3d effects of this game, since it's the first title I've seriously played since Ruby. The game had so many new additions and old nostalgia too with the reintroduction of previous pokemon. It's never a dull sight when you throw your pokeball and a Blastoise emerges!

This is a must buy! I am 23 years old and I'm not afraid to admit i love this game!
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49 of 51 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars An older gamer's perspective... 22 Oct 2013
Edition:Y Edition
Fun: 5.0 out of 5 stars   
I'll be honest with you - this wasn't even on my radar until release day.

The last Pokemon game I played was the original Red back in the day. Since then I have moved on to new franchises, even new gaming platforms (predominantly PC gaming nowadays). I only picked this up when I was trading in my Xbox 360, when I didn't really know what to use my store credit on.

I'm pretty much blown away. I haven't had as much fun playing a game in a while. I'm about 9 hours in, and about 7 of these hours were played non-stop on Saturday whilst the girlfriend was at work.

The graphics are fantastic, the art style complimenting the bright, vivid Pokemon and environments. I also want to mention how great the world looks, especially when the perspective of the camera changes as you play (for example, Lumiose City) which really add a whole other level of immersion.

My only negative so far would be the difficulty: I know this game is probably aimed towards a younger audience, and I'm only 9-ish hours in so can't really comment on the "late game", but I haven't really faced a challenging opponent as of yet, but am hoping this changes.

If you are familiar with Pokemon games, this will all be familiar to you. There is enough to warrant you playing through the newest version. If you are completely new to Pokemon, or even an old codger like me (I'm 30 years young!) there is still enough here to see and do to keep you entertained for many, many hours.

Pokemon has rekindled my love for fun like no other recent game has, and does so with it's simple, addictive gameplay.

Go catch them all!
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6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars My return to my childhood 16 Feb 2014
Edition:Y Edition|Verified Purchase
So I grew up with Pokémon Red, Blue and eventually Yellow and I also invested days in Pokémon Gold and Silver, but as I grew up I kind of forgot about this franchise and disregarded it as child's merchandise which for the most part is true, but how many franchises can claim to bridge the gap between two vastly different generations?
Well I wouldn't know the number on that one, but I can tell you that Game Developer, Gamefreak succesfully pulled that off.

I feel it's important for the reader to understand that I actually went all out and bought my 3DS for the sake of this game so I had massive expectations and right off the bat I can happily inform you that it lived up to 'em and even surpassed some of them.

What is Pokémon X/Y ? It's the same recipe as usual
8 gyms - 8 badges to win
defeat the elite 4 and finally, the Pokemon Champion.
65 new pokemons and a new region for you to explore.

Now the amount of new pokemon is peculiar, usually we seem to get around 100, so what's the reason behind the lack of new playables?

Well for one thing, this is kind of a "Pokémon - greatest hits" kind of game.
You have 65 new monsters, but the addition of Pokemon from former instalments is MASSIVE.

On top of this you get TWO starter pokemons, one from the new selection and one of the starters from the good old days of Kanto
(First Pokemon games)

As a completely new addition, every single Pokémon has been fully animated 3D model scale and that includes attacks as well.
That's right, the age of sprites for the Pokémon franchise is over, and for the better.
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Can't get enough 5 Jan 2014
By Shaun Dowdall TOP 1000 REVIEWER
Edition:Y Edition|Verified Purchase
When I decided to give the Pokemon franchise another go my expectations weren’t particularly high. I remember the days of playing Pokemon Blue and how much fun that was, nothing would compare to that. So with that in mind I powered on the latest instalment, wary that any of the newer Pokemon games id played had grown old fast.

The first thing that shocked me was just how well the art style has transitioned across into a fully fledged 3D game. We are no longer playing a pixelated sprite game, everything about this looks great. Walking around the house you start up in just feels so much more immersive, its actually fun to take a look around and explore the building unlike previous generations where you are in a small boring room.

You set off on your journey and straight away you can run… No slow walking, no having to wait forever to move a little faster. Also the old classic fetch a parcel or egg or something random quest has gone, you just set off on your journey and dive straight into the good stuff.

Theres a massive range of pokemon to catch and collect right at the beginning and almost immediately you pick up an exp share which shares out exp from a battle with your entire squad putting less pressure on you to chose who will be your lead pokemon.

So far the game really feels like something new unlike previous generations which have felt like the original game just with small tweaks. The world is fleshed out and due to the new art style and graphics its just great fun to explore. Theres a whole host of small tweaks but ill touch on those when I give a more detailed impression of the game.

So far I've sunk only a few hours in but for the first time since Blue I really cant wait to power the game back on and waste a good portion of my life playing.
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