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Pokemon X and Y

Nintendo
Oct 12, 2013 - Nintendo 3DS
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OpenCritic Rating

86

Top Critic Average

86%

Critics Recommend

Eurogamer
No Recommendation
IGN
9 / 10
Metro GameCentral
9 / 10
GamesRadar+
4 / 5
Polygon
9.5 / 10
GameSpot
8 / 10
Kotaku
Yes
USgamer
3.5 / 5
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Critic Reviews for Pokemon X and Y

Eurogamer

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Eurogamer

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

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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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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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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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Pokemon X and Y is a completely interconnected experience, which is exactly how Pokemon is meant to be played — a fact I'd forgotten since my schoolyard days.

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Pokemon X and Y benefit greatly from their leap to a fully 3D world, and have plenty to offer both veterans and novices alike.

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It's a charming adventure that lets you collect the coolest creatures for battle and friendship.

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Despite the nagging feeling that something's missing, Pokémon X and Y make some huge leaps forward for both the competitive and casual crowds. I just wish these games felt as complete as their predecessors.

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