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Pokemon X and Y

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Available on:Nintendo 3DSOct 12, 2013

Publisher: Nintendo

Genres: Adventure, RPG, Turn-Based Strategy

Pokemon X and Y are the first mainline Pokemon games made for the 3DS and feature a mix of Pokemon old and new as well as a trio of new starting Pokemon - a watery toad Froakie, a fiery deer Fennekin, and a grass monster Chespin.

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9 / 10.0

Game Freak has really outdone itself this time, and Pokemon X and Y will be remembered as great transition point for the series’ transformation into an even more social, beautiful, and strategic game. Building on five generations of games, a digital menagerie of captivating creatures, and a wide range of diverse regions to explore, Pokemon X and Y proves this formulaic portable role-playing series can still deliver an innovative experience.

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Pokémon X & Y is the finest expression of Satoshi Tajiri's obsessive vision yet.

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If you get hooked--and you'll likely get hooked--you're going to find a few hundred hours of Pokemon battles to look forward to, even if the game falls back on some old tropes a bit too much.

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The best new Pokémon for a decade and a game of exquisite depth and longevity, with visuals and online options that finally do the series justice.

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