Pokemon Ultra Sun and Moon

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Pokemon Ultra Sun and Moon is ranked in the 90th percentile of games scored on OpenCritic.

Rating Summary

Based on 79 critic reviews
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OpenCritic Rating

83

Top Critic Average

87%

Critics Recommend

Based on 79 critic reviews

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GameXplain
Loved
GameXplain

Top Critic

Loved
Nov 14, 2017
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Eurogamer
Recommended
Recommended
Nov 17, 2017

Pok'mon returns for a 3DS victory lap in this generous, definitive retelling of the Alolan story.

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VG247
Unscored
Unscored
Nov 16, 2017

Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon don't change things dramatically, but for anyone who hasn't played the excellent Sun and Moon, this is now the definitive version.

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Games Xtreme
Recommended
Recommended
Nov 29, 2017

Ultra Sun and Moon follow pretty much the same script as Sun and Moon. However, there are several things along the way that make the adventure feel slightly different. There are new trainers to battle, new Pokemon to catch, and new items in different places. A number of locations got a few touch-ups, not in a drastic way but enough to make you notice that they didn't look that way before. And a few Island Challenges received improvements, though they still remain easy because of the lack of challenging puzzles. You also meet a group called the Ultra Recon Squad, who play a significant part in the story, early on. Aesthetically, Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon feel like the developers simply rearranged the furniture to give us a better view of their wonderful creation - and the resulting product is way better than the original.

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Nintendojo
A-
A-
Feb 15, 2018

Fans that already made the trip to the Alola region might find that it takes a while to get to the juiciest new additions to the game, but diehard Pokémon fans and those that held off on Sun and Moon will find a lot to enjoy.

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Scored Reviews

Nintendo Life
10 / 10
10 / 10
Nov 14, 2017

Taking the original games and bombarding them with a whole host of crazy ideas, Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon have easily achieved their goal of becoming the definitive versions of the series' final generation on the 3DS. Combining all of this with the fact that a small handful of new, non-mythical Pokémon have been added mid-generation for the first time in the series, and that the Pokédex has been expanded to natively include over 400 Pokémon catchable in the games without trading, Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon have managed to make the region of Alola feel even more alive that it did before – and that's quite the achievement.In some ways, it feels like these games have come too soon; Pokémon Sun and Moon are still so fresh in our minds and we can't help but feel that the Ultra versions would have felt more special – and therefore easier to justify purchasing – if a little more time has passed. You'd be forgiven for not wanting to jump back into the same world again so soon but, in their own right, Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon are truly incredible entries to the series that deserve to be sitting amongst the elite Pokémon titles. If you're ready for another trip around Alola's beautiful islands, this is the way to do it.

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Pure Nintendo
9.6 / 10.0
9.6 / 10.0
Jan 8, 2018

For longtime fans, there are a few new Pokemon added exclusively in Ultra Sun/Ultra Moon and there are more catchable, wild Pokemon than previous games. Unfortunately, for people who played Sun and Moon extensively, you will have to go through quite a bit of old content before you get to the newer content towards the end. That said, Pokemon Ultra Sun/Ultra Moon are the definitive versions of the 4 games. If you haven't played Sun or Moon, by all means pick up Ultra Sun and/or Ultra Moon as they are an excellent departure from the old series formula of past games. For Sun/Moon veterans, the games are worth it, but they will feel like deja vu more often than not.

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God is a Geek
9.5 / 10.0
9.5 / 10.0
Nov 20, 2017

Ultra Sun and Moon feel like the definitive version of an already fantastic game. With plenty to do after the credits have rolled, and new content sprinkled across the story, this is a fitting swansong for Pokemon on the DS family.

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Sick Critic
9.5 / 10.0
9.5 / 10.0
Nov 24, 2017

The ultimate example of how to immediately remake a game and one of the best stories I've seen so far in Pokémon.

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Continue-Magazin
9.5 / 10.0
9.5 / 10.0
Dec 4, 2017

This is the the single most perfect Pokémon game up to date. With new Ultra beasts, the inclusion of every legendary Pokémon and a lot of small improvements this is the ultimate version to play. Sadly the story isn't as exciting as in the Sun & Moon games before because you've already 'been there' somehow despite the new story arcs.

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Gamelite
9.2 / 10.0
9.2 / 10.0
Nov 25, 2017

Pokémon Ultrasun and Ultramoon are ultimately a bit more than a 2.0 version of the previous chapters, just released a year ago. Particularly interesting it's that you can review in action Lugia, Ho-Oh, Moltres, Zekrom and so on. Ultrasun and Ultramoon are far from being a farewell, apparently rather like a pleasant and enticing flirtatious goodbye.

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GameZone
9 / 10.0
9 / 10.0
Dec 1, 2017

Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon are proper send-offs for what could be the last time we see the series on a handheld. Packed with hours of content and a lot more Pokemon to catch, they are more than enough to hold you over until Pokemon Switch.

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Metro GameCentral
9 / 10
Metro GameCentral

Top Critic

9 / 10
Nov 15, 2017

The best Pokémon game ever just got slightly better, with an even more expansive endgame and some welcome, if trivial, new tweaks and additions.

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Paste Magazine
9 / 10.0
9 / 10.0
Nov 14, 2017

As a "director's cut" or a "take two" of the original games, these Ultra revisions really do hit the mark, and directly address some narrative and mechanical flaws that Sun and Moon had.

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IGN
9 / 10.0
9 / 10.0
Nov 16, 2017

Unless you played through both Sun and Moon extensively and have already collected every Legendary Pokemon, it's easy to recommend to any Pokemon fan.

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Cubed3
9 / 10
Cubed3

Top Critic

9 / 10
Nov 16, 2017

Much more a refinement of what came before than a new entry, Pokémon Ultra Moon is very deceptive, as what begins as minor story and backdrop alterations becomes so much more as the game progresses. There is still a great sense of familiarity that may understandably disappoint for a full price purchase, but buyers will find what ultimately ends up as a title highlight for the whole series, and a tantalising glimpse into the future on Nintendo Switch.

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Attack of the Fanboy
Nov 30, 2017

Some things are better, some things are worse and some things are just different. So I don't think that Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon can replace Sun and Moon, but rather they kind of just sit beside them. I don't know that I'd recommend one set of games over the other; instead, I'm just kind of glad that I played both of them.

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CGMagazine
9 / 10.0
9 / 10.0
Nov 17, 2017

Game Freak reinvented their wheel with Pokémon last year. This year they polished the hell out of it!

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Game Revolution
Nov 17, 2017

If you haven't played Sun and Moon, or any entry in the series in a while, Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon is a great place to pick up the series again.

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Shacknews
9 / 10
9 / 10
Nov 17, 2017

Even for those who haven't experienced Pokemon fever first-hand, Ultra Sun and Moon still manage to convey the sense that they was lovingly-crafted for a highly-dedicated demographic. Everything from the availability of Z-Moves to the Pokemon Snap-esque photo function serves as a reminder that Ultra Sun is just as much for experienced players as it is for series newcomers, and additions like the ability to groom and heal Pokemon after battles presents a subtle touch that provides both utility to the player as well as a way to feel a deeper connection to the game's numerous pocket-sized companions.

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ani-game.com
9 / 10.0
9 / 10.0
Nov 28, 2017

While not the completely new game some were hoping for. Game Freak have added and refined more than I thought we would get out of a mid-gen release. The addition of new Pokemon, dimensions to explore and story segments make Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon the definitive way to experience Alola. If you haven't played Sun or Moon I would suggest picking up one of the Ultra titles instead. Even if you have, the refinements to the existing systems, the more streamlined story and the vast small changes will keep you engaged and wanting to progress through the colourful land of Alola for many hours.

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Cubed3
9 / 10
Adam Riley

Top Critic

9 / 10
Nov 14, 2017

With new buildings to visit, more Pokémon to discover, plenty of extra challenges and mini-games included, and even a new villain to tackle, Pokémon Ultra Sun (and its counterpart, Ultra Moon) is the ultimate version of the already impressive Sun and Moon.

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ZTGD
9 / 10.0
9 / 10.0
Nov 30, 2017

It's still a great game and with this version, there enough new to keep things fresh for all the players.

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GameSkinny
Nov 21, 2017

The changes and new features in these mid-generation remakes crown Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon as the definitive modern Pokemon experience.

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Invision Community
9 / 10
9 / 10
Jan 30, 2018

For me, the returning Pokémon – like old friends at this point – and tweaks to the plot and Totem fights justified the return, but not without reservations, and not without being prepared to be taught how to catch a Pokémon for the millionth time.

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FNintendo
9 / 10
9 / 10
Nov 14, 2017

Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon do not deserve to be labelled as mere improvements or buildups over their predecessors. The likely last Pokémon games to be released on the 3DS are the epitome of Nintendo's hallmark adventure on the handheld system thanks to their immense content, audiovisual experience and overall sense of adventure. An absolute must have set of games for all owners of a 3DS.

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Destructoid
9 / 10.0
9 / 10.0
Nov 14, 2017

I already got my fill of Pokemon Sun & Moon, as you can clearly see from my completed 'dex, but that didn't stop me from reliving it all over again with Ultra. Just keep in mind that if you're hoping that the entire "leveling process" is going to be different this time, and that you'll be entering a completely brave, new world -- you're going to be disappointed.

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Forbes
9 / 10.0
9 / 10.0
Nov 29, 2017

Even if you unlocked all there was from the Alola region in the previous games, these Ultra iterations have even more tucked away for you to discover.

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IGN Italy
8.9 / 10.0
8.9 / 10.0
Nov 14, 2017

Pokémon Ultrasun and Ultra Moon is an enhanced version of its predecessors and it keeps all of their quality. Unfortunately, there are few new and actually noteworthy features. Also, from a technical point of view, it still has some problems. Necrozma's story could have been managed much better: like this, it's almost a copy with a different ending of the one we saw in Sun and Moon.

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Geeks Under Grace
8.9 / 10.0
Geeks Under Grace
Juliana Purnell
8.9 / 10.0
Dec 20, 2017

Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon offer a fresh journey through the wonderful region of Alola, though it may be too soon for some players to fully appreciate the revisit.

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GamePro
88 / 100
GamePro

Top Critic

88 / 100
Nov 17, 2017

A successful re-telling with interesting extras, whose full potential unfolds only towards the end of the game.

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Atomix
87 / 100
87 / 100
Nov 27, 2017

Its great to be back in Alola! These enhanced versions wrap up everything in the seventh generation. While Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon suffer some issues with its narrative, the game itself feels complete and as fun as you may remember.

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Areajugones
8.7 / 10.0
8.7 / 10.0
Nov 14, 2017

Pokemon Ultra Sun/Moon is the defenitive return to Alola. Much more content, new experiences and feelings that are going to be perfect for the fans of the Pokemon games.

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Hobby Consolas
86 / 100
86 / 100
Nov 14, 2017

Bigger, better and refined, Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon are the definitive versions of Sun and Moon. Theres some déjà vu feeling with the story, but that doesn't neglect that these games offer tons of content, and that they serve as a great farewell for the series before jumping to the Switch.

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Cerealkillerz
8.6 / 10.0
8.6 / 10.0
Nov 15, 2017

After the minimal adjustments in the first 20 hours of the game you'll get a great second half in Pokemon Ultra. With over 400 Pokemons and some new challenges for veterans this game is a must-have for fans of the series.

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Wccftech
8.5 / 10.0
8.5 / 10.0
Nov 23, 2017

Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon are the great, wonderful entries into the Pokémon franchise that were released last year, but with more. Just to access that more, you'll need to play the entire game again. In the modern day, this sort of update could've, and probably should've, been released as a DLC update for owners of the original game, honestly. Nevertheless, if you've not played Pokémon Sun and Moon, you owe it to yourself to jump in with Ultra Sun or Ultra Moon.

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Digital Chumps
8.5 / 10.0
8.5 / 10.0
Sep 30, 2017

There were a lot of strong points in this game, and they outweigh the bad. Mantine surfing, the Ultra Recon Squad, heck, even the new/updated trials! The game took Sun and Moon, which may be story-heavy, but empty in its postgame, and made it into something that can really be called "Ultra". It's certainly several steps up from Sun and Moon.

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Gaming Gamma
8.5 / 10.0
8.5 / 10.0
Dec 31, 2017

Overall, from a gameplay perspective this version of Alola is vastly superior to its predecessor. The story is weaker due to how the changed the climax of the game, important character moments don’t happen and it’s a real shame. The story is still very good for a Pokemon title and I’m happy I got to experience it.

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NintendoWorldReport
8.5 / 10.0
8.5 / 10.0
Nov 22, 2017

Pokémon Ultra Sun and Moon are very good third-version games. They expand the story alongside as well as the post-game, and barring some not-ideal motion controls and a slow intro, there's very little to complain about. It may be the same game as last year with a bunch of new stuff on top, but considering this is one of Pokémon's finest generations yet, I have zero problem with more of a good thing.

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VGN
8.5 / 10.0
VGN

Top Critic

8.5 / 10.0
Nov 23, 2017

A must-buy for any Alola first timer, but not-so-much for those already being Pokémon League Champions.

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Game Informer
8.5 / 10.0
8.5 / 10.0
Nov 15, 2017

You won't find much incentive to return to Alola if you enjoyed your original trip, but if you skipped Sun and Moon's 2016 release and want to play a new Pokémon game, this is your best bet

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Nexus
8.5 / 10.0
8.5 / 10.0
Dec 3, 2017

Pokémon Ultra Sun does cover familiar ground, but the new changes and additions ensure a refreshing experience for both fans of the original and newcomers looking to be wowed by the sheer density of things to do in the Alola region.

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Spaziogames
8.5 / 10.0
8.5 / 10.0
Nov 14, 2017

Even though a lot of content in Pokemon Ultrasun and Ultramoon has been recycled from the previous entries, there's still a lot of new things to see and new places to explore, and, more importantly, a great deal of fanservice that will delight long time aficionados of the franchise.

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Destructoid
8.5 / 10.0
8.5 / 10.0
Nov 30, 2017

I can't say Pokémon Ultra Sun is a must-play for fans, but it won't be leaving my 3DS anytime soon.

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The Games Machine
8.4 / 10.0
8.4 / 10.0
Nov 20, 2017

If you already devoted a conspicuous amount of time on the previous game of the series, you'll have to be patient, and wait for the real fun to begin, since all the new (and good) stuff is carefully handed out bit by bit. Therefore, we recommend Pokémon Ultra Sun and Pokémon Ultra Moon only if you skipped the previous two titles. Or if you have a bone to pick with Necrozma!

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COGconnected
83 / 100
83 / 100
Dec 4, 2017

In the end, the caramel center of the Pokémon experience remains unchanged.

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IGN Spain
8.3 / 10.0
8.3 / 10.0
Nov 14, 2017

Once lost the surprise factor to present almost the same history and Island challenge that Sun & Moon, Ultrasun and Ultramoon, as the "definitive editions", are a good alternative for those who did not make the jump to the seventh generation, but lacks enough novelties to justify a new and last purchase for 3DS for those who did it.

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LevelUp
8.2 / 10.0
8.2 / 10.0
Dec 4, 2017

Pokemon Ultra Sun has plenty of content to offer to those who spent hours with Pokémon Sun & Moon. Though its main campaign isn't very different from what we played in his predecessor, Game Freak cut a lot of things to make it more direct. Also, this entry has a lot of postgame content for players that want to be the very best.

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Hardcore Gamer
4 / 5.0
4 / 5.0
Nov 24, 2017

There's a couple of fun new features implemented in Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon, and it's the definitive edition for newcomers, but overall there's not enough to make it worth playing through again for veterans.

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GamingBolt
8 / 10.0
8 / 10.0
Nov 23, 2017

Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon doesn't deviate much from its predecessor, but makes enough changes to deliver an experience that is notably better.

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Game Rant
Nov 23, 2017

Having reached what amounts to the "end game" of modern Pokemon titles,it becomes clear that Ultra Moon is easily the better experience when compared to the original jaunt through Alola. Nothing becomes worse, and there are enough upgrades to side stories and the addition of some new Pokemon to the game that it is still well-worth playing, even for those who have completed Sun and Moon already.

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Reno Gazette-Journal
8 / 10.0
8 / 10.0
Nov 29, 2017

Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon encourage a visit to Alola to catch ‘em all once more, but your mileage will vary based on your past experience with the previous titles. If you’ve never played the original Sun or Moon games, then Ultra Sun or Ultra Moon is the definitive version of the series’ seventh generation and a must-have for your Pokemon gaming collection. If you played the heck out of Sun and Moon, however, then the new features might not be enough to warrant a return trip. Still, it’s a worthy swan song for the series on the 3DS.

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GameSpot
8 / 10
8 / 10
Nov 14, 2017

Though they aren't very different from their predecessors, Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon make enough changes to stand apart as the definitive version of the seventh generation games.

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Nintendo Insider
8 / 10
8 / 10
Nov 14, 2017

Whether you are still yet to explore the Alola region or are making a return visit, these Nintendo 3DS exclusives can be seen as not only a worthy addition to the long-running series but the definitive Pokémon adventure this generation.

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Player.One
8 / 10.0
8 / 10.0
Nov 30, 2017

Pokémon Ultra Sun and Moon's new features and additions ultimately make this a worthy game for Pokémon fans despite the story's pitfalls.

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TheSixthAxis
8 / 10
8 / 10
Nov 14, 2017

Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon surpassed my expectations. There were things overly familiar in more ways than one, but it's not fully covering old ground. Plenty of new features and details will make fans of the franchise very happy and while I still mourn for the DexNav to this day, the new content is well worth becoming Alolan Champion once more.

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EGM
8 / 10.0
Emma Schaefer

Top Critic

8 / 10.0
Nov 14, 2017

The definitive edition of Pokémon Sun and Moon, Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon encapsulate the elements of what made the first set of games great—and also carry forward some of the games' flaws. Players may be retreading the same island paths as before, but a new selection of Pokémon, shiny new tokens to hunt, additional mini-games, and a brand new story add fun surprises for fans of the originals to find.

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Impulsegamer
4 / 5.0
Impulsegamer

Top Critic

4 / 5.0
Nov 27, 2017

Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon is a far superior version than Pokémon Sun and Moon with improved mechanics and some fun features plus new enemies to keep you invested. It's definitely a title for fans but is also one that is accessible by newcomers, especially if you want to know what the Pokémon craze is all about. At the end of the day, Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon takes this franchise to new heights with fun gameplay and decent graphics.

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GameMAG
8 / 10
GameMAG
Zellel

Top Critic

8 / 10
Nov 27, 2017

This is still a very high quality project with excellent graphics by the standards of Nintendo 3DS, beautiful cutscenes, interesting battles and excellent music. If you have not played the original Sun / Moon, then now is a good chance to catch up. But if you went through last year's version, then the re-release is unlikely to make you happier.

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Gameblog
8 / 10
8 / 10
Dec 13, 2017

"The sooner the better" This may apply to Pok'mon Ultra-Sun and Ultra-Moon in many ways. While fresh memories from the previous episodes help to notice the small, delicate differences, with clever twists aimed at Alola's returning vacationers, the main story transformations happen rather late. Similarly, the additions are mostly interesting, even captivating, but they often lack more development to express their full potential, and overall flaws were not really addressed, in particular tedious pace and inconsistent challenge. However, the generous amount of commemorative - not to say recycled - content suggests Game Freak tried to reach some closure there, broken rules like the introduction of new species during this generation hinting that the series might seriously evolve in the future. Better late than never...

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Twinfinite
4 / 5.0
4 / 5.0
Dec 4, 2017

There are still a few niggles in the game, such as the frame rate getting an atrocious dip whenever you're in 2v2 battles, or the fact that you still have to slog through most of the early game tutorials before things start getting good. Ultimately, the question of whether you should pick up Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon depends on how you felt about the original games, if you've already played them.

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RPG Site
8 / 10
8 / 10
Dec 5, 2017

Pokemon Ultra Moon expands on the original Sun/Moon plot and provides more post-game content, but is overall the same journey through Alola.

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We Got This Covered
Nov 17, 2017

If you missed out on the originals from last year, or if you're dying to revisit Alola, Pokémon Ultra Sun And Ultra Moon are must-haves.

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Press Start
8 / 10
8 / 10
Dec 6, 2017

Now is a better time than ever to jump in and experience the hype. If these games are the current limit to what the 3DS can offer, then one can only hope that the Switch does the franchise proud.

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GamesRadar+
Nov 16, 2017

If you skipped Sun and Moon last year, Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon are must-buys. Sci-fi storytelling, plenty of new content and adorable critters all included, but feels too soon a release to make the most of the innovation.

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NintendoWorldReport
8 / 10.0
8 / 10.0
Nov 16, 2017

As a follow-up to last year's game, Game Freak has somehow found a way to make Ultra Moon more striking.

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WellPlayed
8 / 10.0
8 / 10.0
Dec 13, 2017

Alongside the familiar narrative and beautiful locations of the original game, the ‘Ultra’ prefix feels like a fantastic upgrade to a game that was already brilliant, elevating it to become the definitive generation 7 Pokémon experience.

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Gamersky
8 / 10.0
8 / 10.0
Dec 3, 2017

Comparing to the original version, you barely can find any difference in Ultra Sun/Moon. The good part is, USUM keeps the advantages of SM, while the bad part is, many previous faults can still be found in USUM. This is an expansion with no sincerity.

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Fintendo
Dec 17, 2017

"Updated version of Sun and Moon."

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TechRaptor
7.5 / 10.0
7.5 / 10.0
Dec 13, 2017

Even a game like Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon, which is objectively better than its predecessor, needs a little life breathed into it to escape the tedium.

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Saudi Gamer
7 / 10
7 / 10
Nov 27, 2017

If you played Pokemon Sun/Moon, this sequel doesn't have much to offer. If not then this is the inclusive package for the whole Pokemon series.

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The Game Fanatics
7 / 10.0
7 / 10.0
Nov 28, 2017

For newcomers or long-time Pokémon fans that didn't pick up the first outing to Alola, these are absolutely the versions to play. For those who made it through their Island Challenge last year, it's hard to recommend these games for their side-content alone. It's the definitive versions of the seventh generation Pokémon games, but not a whole lot more.

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M3
7 / 10
M3

Top Critic

7 / 10
Dec 1, 2017

While being the definitive Sun and Moon experiences, it's still lacking enough new locations to warrant the full price. We do enjoy the new Pokémon and the small enhancements that makes the games more pleasant.

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Digitally Downloaded
Nov 24, 2017

The original Pokemon Sun & Moon is still readily available and popular. Releasing another version of this game doesn't feel like it adds anything to the Pokemon franchise as a whole, and just makes me want a new Pokemon game on my Switch all the more. It's still a very, very fine game, but as a product release, this one is quite disappointing from Nintendo.

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Nintendo Enthusiast
7 / 10.0
Nintendo Enthusiast

Top Critic

7 / 10.0
Nov 16, 2017

Compared to Pokémon X and Y which introduced 3D models and multi-dimensional terrain, Pokémon Ultra Moon feels like a re-mastered version of your typical 7/10 cookie-cutter game. It's pretty much just like the extra Poké beans you get when you buy a Pinap Juice at the Pokémon Café. Don't over-hype the game, and you'll enjoy it just fine.

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Daily Dot
Nov 14, 2017

The latest Pokémon games are little more than a refined remake of last year's excellent outing.

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GamingTrend
70 / 100
70 / 100
Nov 27, 2017

Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon aren't bad games, but they are victims of their own hype, which they fail to to live up to. While the plot has changed, these alterations are minor, thrown together, and ultimately do harm to the experience. Despite the addition of two new mini games, a few new features, and a different post-game, they are simply not as enjoyable as their Sun and Moon predecessors.

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DigitalCentralMedia
62%
62%
Nov 19, 2017

A disappointing Follow-Up to the original Pokemon Sun and Moon. Not enough new content was added in Pokemon Ultra Sun and Moon

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DarkZero
6 / 10
6 / 10
Dec 14, 2017

The challenge and fun are waiting right there at the end for those who want to power through for it. It's just a shame there are so many little things that pile up against the experience, like the pokémon-infused pokédex that never stops asking the same questions over and over or the lack of Pokémon-worthy music.

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