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Pokemon Sword and Shield: The Isle of Armor

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Available on:Nintendo SwitchJun 17, 2020

Developer: Game Freak

Publishers: The Pokémon Company, Nintendo

The first new adventure unlocked by your Expansion Pass will take place on the Isle of Armor, an island of the Galar region. The Isle of Armor is full of environments not seen in Galar before—you’ll find wave-swept beaches, forests, bogs, caves, and sand dunes! There are also plenty of Pokémon that make this island their home, living freely amid the lush nature. The island is home to a dojo for Pokémon battles. You and your Pokémon will train hard to become even stronger under Mustard, the Trainer who is the master of this dojo.

Pokemon Sword and Shield: The Isle of Armor Critic Reviews

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Pok'mon's first ever expansion offers sunny vibes and another, more open world, but is still lacking the substance to do much with it.

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As Pokémon's first-ever DLC, The Isle of Armor is an entertaining but shallow return to the Galar region.

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Reasonably good value for money and a better open world environment than the original but with very little story or structure, Pokémon's first expansion feels disappointingly hollow.

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The Isle of Armor capitalizes on Pokemon Sword and Shield's strengths with an even better area to explore, though its story offering is modest.

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