Pokemon Black and White 2 Appears This October

Pokemon Black and White 2 Appears This October

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Trainers can return to a different Unova this fall.

Nintendo has announced that Pokemon Black and White Version 2 will be launching on DS systems October 7. The follow-up to last year's Pokemon Black and White takes place two years after the events of those games, bringing new gym leaders, locations, and even a movie studio to the dramatically changed Unova region.

Don't worry, 3DS owners--Nintendo has something for you, too. Pokemon Dream Radar will be available to download on the same day. The standalone app utilizes "the Nintendo 3DS camera, motion control, and augmented-reality technology, to discover and catch Pokemon." Nintendo's description makes it sound like Dream Radar will be similar to fan favorite Pokemon Snap, except you play it in your living room. (Look out, there's a Pignite behind that recliner!) Though the sequels are DS titles, those who play Black and White Version 2 on their 3DS systems will be able to transfer Pokemon from Dream Radar into their games.

Though it's not a full retail title, Dream Radar sounds like it might be one of the more interesting uses of the 3DS camera and augmented reality technology so far. And since first-party titles on the 3DS have been few and far between (and the publisher has yet to announce release dates for some of its most anticipated 3DS games), having a reason to play a 2D game on the 3D system is better than nothing.

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inb4 'New Pokemon sucks'.

OT: WANT. MAJOR WANT.
The Gen 5 Pokemon aren't the best by a long shot, but the Gen 5 games trump all others by miles, simply by including lots of viable and interesting things to do post-game, and having an actual story.
Consider me excited.

Well folks it's finally happened: The pokemon franchise has finally run out of colors.

Sooooo hyped.

Loved BW, will love these too. Admittedly I hope they have better pokemon ideas than a trash bag and baggy pants. But such story and characters, man!

Also Conquest.

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Looking forward to that too.

"the Nintendo 3DS camera, motion control, and augmented-reality technology, to discover and catch Pokemon."

"don't move...there's a *insert random pokemon* on your head..."

i seem to remember this game (or a variation) from when i was a kid...

Devoneaux:
Well folks it's finally happened: The pokemon franchise has finally run out of colors.

Na, it's just a direct sequel for the first time.

OT: I can't wait for it. My new shiny Politoed wants to kick some butt! *well, he wants to set up me some rain*

Loving Elesa's new look and gym

She finally turned into Lady Gaga :P

Captain Pirate:
inb4 'New Pokemon sucks'.

OT: WANT. MAJOR WANT.
The Gen 5 Pokemon aren't the best by a long shot, but the Gen 5 games trump all others by miles, simply by including lots of viable and interesting things to do post-game, and having an actual story.
Consider me excited.

And removing the annoying-ass BEEP-BOOP BEEP-BOOP BEEP-BOOP BEEP-BOOP BEEP-BOOP noise when your health is in the red. And making it so health bars lower and decent rates, so battles between two pokemon with high health aren't stupidly slow.

Anyway, color me excited. I enjoyed Black/White, and I'll probably enjoy this too.

Rakor:
Sooooo hyped.

Loved BW, will love these too. Admittedly I hope they have better pokemon ideas than a trash bag and baggy pants. But such story and characters, man!

Also Conquest.

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Looking forward to that too.

Conquest is out, at least in the USA (It's awesome)

OT: I'm pretty excited for this, I loved the hell out of Black and White, a bunch of the pokemon designs were kinda dumb (The literal trash ones probably beg for death), but they never bothered me, so I'll be getting this one day one

I like how each iteration of Pokemon is less and less of an advancement over the previous. Nintendo is eventually going to asymptotically reach a point where they just copy and paste the code and release the exact same game every year.

Marik2:
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My god I need to get back into Pokemon. Haven't played since Diamond and everything looks so much better.

Hell. Yes.

I loved Black and White so I'm happy that there's more stuff to do there, and hopefully more stuff about the villains from the last game.

That release date is fine by me since I will have GW2 and Transformers: Fall of Cybertron to keep me occupy pior to that release date. I guess I may consider buying a 3DS (or the XL version) before that or just wait for the sales during Christmas.

Devoneaux:
Well folks it's finally happened: The pokemon franchise has finally run out of colors.

still purple and orange

So wait...why is Zekrom on Black now as opposed to White as it was originally?
Well, Black Kyurem. But you need Zekrom to get it, so...

Am I the only one who wants them to bring back Voltorb Flip from Pokemon HeartGold/SoulSilver?

Lethos:

Marik2:
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My god I need to get back into Pokemon. Haven't played since Diamond and everything looks so much better.

Yeah they really amped up the animation sprites in black and white.

Ghonzor:
So wait...why is Zekrom on Black now as opposed to White as it was originally?
Well, Black Kyurem. But you need Zekrom to get it, so...

because of plot reasons.

Sarah LeBoeuf:
Am I the only one who wants them to bring back Voltorb Flip from Pokemon HeartGold/SoulSilver?

Yes. Yes you are. Even if other people say they want it back they are only humoring you to make you feel better. If it ain't the slots it's not worth it.

Marik2:
Loving Elesa's new look and gym

She finally turned into Lady Gaga :P

Can't read my, Can't read my
No you can't read my pok-e-dex

Looking forward to it, maybe this time I will finally finish my team of all shinies!

Even though I really enjoyed Black/White, when I first heard about the sequels I was pretty sure I wouldn't buy them. But the more information we got and the more I've thought about it, I've become pretty convinced that it's one of the few games this year that I really want to buy.

I just wish they would come out with the special edition 3DS's so I can buy both it and the game.

This is the first time I wanted a 3DS
and I want it bad.

Imported from Japan, I can't understand what the fuck is going on, but so far, there are new locals (such as an awesome mareep farm) and it's fun so far. Can't wait to buy it again in OCT so I know whats going on!

Gonna get both,
can't wait to try the Pokemon World Tournament, all Kanto, Jotho, Hoenn and Sinnoh gym leaders and Champions!


 

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