We’ve seen a lot of Pokemon games come and go in the last 16 years, but most of them haven’t been as drastically different as their predecessors. Alongside of the sprite based models and the 8-bit tunes, most Pokemon games tend to feel the same, for better or for worse. But Pokemon X and Y is the first to real attempt to move away from sprites in favor of fully 3D models, with an orchestral soundtrack and a few other major changes in tow.
Although it may have a few minor technical missteps along the way, Pokemon X & Y shakes up the franchise mostly for the better. Read more… »