Pokémon X and Pokémon Y are two individual games available exclusively for the Nintendo 3DS. The games introduces new Pokémon, dynamic battles, and a new storyline set in a spectacular 3D world. Three new starter Pokémon -- Chespin, Fennekin, and Froakie -- will also be available for battle, as well as the newest Legendary Pokémon.
The core Pokémon franchise has largely remained unchanged, both graphically and mechanically, since its inception with Pokémon Red and Blue. While Game Freak has kept adding on various elements to keep the games fresh, each new title didn’t really present a whole lot in terms of variety. I also admit that both Pokémon Black and White 1 and 2 completely lost my interest. I never even got past the second gym. It was Pokémon fatigue at its worst. Pokémon X and Y changed all of that. I was a fan again. I couldn’t stop playing. I couldn’t stop catching and collecting. It's more than just a fresh new coat of paint for the franchise. Pokémon X and Y almost seems like a reboot of sorts, allowing players who never ventured... Read Review