Nintendo has announced Pokemon X and Pokemon Y for Nintendo 3DS. Speaking in a special, Pokemon-themed Nintendo Direct, Nintendo's
president Satoru Iwata explained that the game will launch simultaneously in Japan, Europe, Australia and the US in October 2013. Here's the first trailer:
The most obvious evolution over Pokemon Black 2 and White 2 on DS is the new art style. All the previous core entries in the series used sprite-based pixel art for its characters, but here everything is presented in polygonal 3D.
There were even some scenes shown that suggested action-platform sections in the style of Pitfall, although the game's core is still capturing and battling with Pokemon. New Pokemon will be featured and the three new starters were shown off, namely Chespin...
We'll bring you more official Pokémon X & Y info as soon as it's made available, but in the meantime have a look at our breakdown of the Pokémon X & Y trailer in which we spot things normal people would not spot.
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