Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Are the Old-School Pokémon Games We've Been Missing

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Пре 15 дана

IGN recently had an opportunity to take a closer look at Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl in a hands-off demo. Here's why we're excited for the way that it mixes old and new concept from the series.

The Once-ler
The Once-ler Пре 6 сати
No, we have not been missing a lazy attempt at a remake with worse looking graphics than the originals, MIDI tracks, less postgame, and more restrictive, mindnumbingly easy gameplay.
Jaden Пре 6 сати
Still no fire types lol
Lawson Vanderpool
Lawson Vanderpool Пре 17 сати
Fans bitched for so long about pokemon not changing enough, and rightfully so. Then Nintendo starts to change the series drastically but in completely the wrong direction and watered the series down to the point of being mindlessly easy and simple. Now it's "refreshing" to people that they're taking it back to its roots with these remakes, but it shouldn't be. Have people forgotten how frustrating it was in gen 5 that every new gen was so similar to the last? We shouldn't congratulate this series for failing to evolve and then just falling back on what worked before. I'm so disappointed
Erhan Husseyin
Erhan Husseyin Пре дан
Sword and sheild where terrible in my opinion. Looking forward to this
Micah Maynard
Micah Maynard Пре дан
Why can’t they disable the EXP Share or at least make it optional 🙄
Melvaughn Пре 3 дана
Bidoof: 🤬
Jack Patterson
Jack Patterson Пре 3 дана
I'm so excited for thes4 games, especially since Shota Kageyama is composing the music. He is a legend.
Jack Patterson
Jack Patterson Пре 3 дана
Like X and Y has an amazing soundtrack, and none of his pieces ever miss
kane sanders
kane sanders Пре 3 дана
it’s disappointing
R3DPR0J3KT Пре 3 дана
This reviewer is ZzZzZzzz please stop letting them review highly anticipated games
4kai8vash Пре 4 дана
How is it 15 years if they were released in 2009?
Gandalf 1098
Gandalf 1098 Пре 2 дана
They were released in 2006 in Japan. Platinum came in 2008 and HGSS in 2009.
Oscar Walet
Oscar Walet Пре 4 дана
Remove experience share. It makes the game so easy.
Jared Fron Drums
Jared Fron Drums Пре 4 дана
Lazy reorchestrating MIDI tracks for music, EXP share on from start, boring secret base decorations, and underwhelming battle animations. Hard pass from someone who has played every game since Red and Blue. I’ll stick to Showdown.
Zachary Becker
Zachary Becker Пре 4 дана
shouldn't be 2 versions anymore now that its on the switch
Early Life Check v1
Early Life Check v1 Пре 5 дана
Kat Bailey sounds like a dude
Martin Buckman
Martin Buckman Пре 5 дана
exp share is not old school....
Brando Lobo
Brando Lobo Пре 6 дана
Did anyone else wait to hear the Pokéball click at the end when they caught Bidoof?
Dave Ellerton
Dave Ellerton Пре 6 дана
wierdly this guy doesnt rly sound too excited for the game xD came across very monotone, like he was reading a wiki xD
Justin Gonzalez
Justin Gonzalez Пре 7 дана
They couldn't find someone a little more enthusiasm? She's talking about the game like she's dead inside. Says excited in a very not excited voice.
Boom Stick
Boom Stick Пре 7 дана
Whoever did the voiceover for this video, does not have a voice for videos. Please use someone with a stronger voice in the future. Edit: Had to stop listening, hire better people.
ThatKid Kay
ThatKid Kay Пре 7 дана
Why are people really talking like Pokémon was ever hard?
Memo Пре 8 дана
Never played this. Looking forward to it.
4ksandknives Пре 8 дана
The characters are so chibi and adorable
JustJulyo Пре 8 дана
Legendary Video game journalist Kat Bailey!
Chris Пре 8 дана
This is not considered old school 😂 who's the moron that thought of this title? 😂
james varga
james varga Пре 9 дана
Thats a dude talking.
Early Life Check v1
Early Life Check v1 Пре 5 дана
charles pitter
charles pitter Пре 9 дана
Who catches a bidoof though
heartless gaming
heartless gaming Пре 9 дана
When a game journalist reviews a game but never plays games
Niyi Aguaze
Niyi Aguaze Пре 9 дана
The Trainer Battle Soundtrack is a placeholder.
Nocft The GOAT
Nocft The GOAT Пре 9 дана
But nobody actually values the opinion of IGN. Y’all are like rotten tomato 😂
DAerialAdrian Пре 9 дана
These games just go to show that no matter what you do you can't please everyone.
Brandon Pomerleau
Brandon Pomerleau Пре 9 дана
Can't wait to pick chimchar again
Name Unavailable
Name Unavailable Пре 9 дана
Exp share already ruined it for me.
Jahleel007 Пре 10 дана
Have they said what they've added to justify this being a $60 game?
Random Bloke
Random Bloke Пре 9 дана
They made the graphics worse. Does that justify the $60???
Kelly d
Kelly d Пре 10 дана
what a load of crap.
Z Λ M F Y Ξ L Пре 10 дана
Girl put more soul on your voice... the whole thing was okay but narrative wise sounds like they forced you to read
sparkes44 Пре 10 дана
Can't wait
Andy Garcia
Andy Garcia Пре 10 дана
The difficulty spike is what made Cynthia fun to battle and memberable. That’s why no one remembers the newer champs because games are too easy.
Shayed _666
Shayed _666 Пре 10 дана
IGN ItS exactly ThE sAmE aS iT uSeD tO bE
zigzagelfy1320 Пре 10 дана
ah yes chimar another fighting fire type like we haven't seen b4 and ill stick with platinum on ds/no$gba they still hold up.
Van Masterson
Van Masterson Пре 10 дана
This review has me sold on not bothering with these games and waiting for legends Arceus
YugiSatan Пре 10 дана
"old school games we've been missing" *Has exp share set to WHOLE party, not just an item that you can choose to use or not* Yeah, keep lying to yourself. Copium overload
GRAYtheIDIOT Пре 10 дана
Really putting out a review a whole month before the game comes out
kordami Пре дан
It's not a review.
GambitsCard Пре 10 дана
Can’t wait to Nuzlocke this game mid-November!
DylanCetreoMusic Пре 10 дана
What is this commentary? Terrible
Qmq Пре 10 дана
Forced exp share doesn't sound like old school pokemon
HPoyo Пре 10 дана
0:45 that battle music was very disappointing and depressing
Obsequey Пре 11 дана
If by old school you mean making it look blander than most modern phone games, you're definitely right.
Curtis Wright
Curtis Wright Пре 11 дана
seems like a huge step backwards with this game but still wanna play it again
pearlspace jam
pearlspace jam Пре 7 дана
No it doesn’t lol, faithful remake means faithful remake, it’s the original game we all know and love with improved graphics and added features
Ali Johar
Ali Johar Пре 11 дана
I’m so glad my favourite generation’s (Hoenn) remakes weren’t botched like this calamity
ThatOneFlygon Пре 10 дана
How do you know these games are a calamity when you haven't played them?
ThatOneFlygon Пре 10 дана
How do you know these games are a calamity when you haven't played them?
Firstaid223 Пре 11 дана
Pls no midi Pls no midi
Campbell Lowrey
Campbell Lowrey Пре 11 дана
What's the score out of 10??!?!
kordami Пре дан
It's not a review.
Cyrus Пре 11 дана
why is it that the top piece of media in the world, just cant make something more appealing. E.G this remake on a art like cuphead or something fully animated,not this mobile thing
Ayy lmao
Ayy lmao Пре 11 дана
YR 7
YR 7 Пре 11 дана
The best sinnoh game no cap
TheSIlverSurfer Пре 11 дана
Yeah...I think I'll watch some videos to see how far they'll go before buying this.
SeshwAn Palace
SeshwAn Palace Пре 11 дана
Reviewer has less vocal range than Brie Larson in Captain Marvel.
redgoatFBI Пре 11 дана
So.. all in all the only positive is the nostalgia? ORAS was a true masterful remake, this is just plain lazy money grab..
Notch Пре 11 дана
Remake Pokemon Crystal yo
Hilur Gazzali
Hilur Gazzali Пре 11 дана
Yo the narrator sounds so damn sleepy and uninterested 😕
Andrius Toureaux
Andrius Toureaux Пре 11 дана
What do we want in this pokemon remake?Classic game soundtrack +New game experience(soundtrack),Pokejobs,lots of customization for character and pokemon,fun Side Missions,Game Expansions or DLC,Lots of pokemons old versions and new.Spread the word.
milan-hoi Пре 11 дана
At least it will have the entire pokedex then
BBerg99 Пре 11 дана
definitely not a fan of the way the exp share is handled
freeze fm
freeze fm Пре 11 дана
ah the internal joy of saving 60 bucks :)
pearlspace jam
pearlspace jam Пре 7 дана
Ok edge lord lol
MJ Alejo
MJ Alejo Пре 11 дана
Sooooooo… what’s going to make me play this instead of the original? Nostalgia? Can’t we get that in the old games that WE CAN PLAY? Gamefreak: 💸💸💸
jarrett Пре 12 дана
The hp bar moves way to fast, these games are clearly unplayable
Mr diverZe
Mr diverZe Пре 12 дана
Exp share kills the grind and making the games less harder and worth while and making them last longer .
Frankie Cabrera
Frankie Cabrera Пре 12 дана
Why is everybody mad about the always on exp share? Grinding is hella boring and takes unnecessary time lmao
Matt Longstaff
Matt Longstaff Пре 12 дана
What about FPS? 30? 60? This should be a pretty simple game for the switch to run. Similar to links awakening in many respects.
Hibiki Пре 12 дана
Garbage games.
Dom Fikowski
Dom Fikowski Пре 12 дана
Single-use TM's and forced EXP. Share are easily enough to stop me from spending the money... Not even worth the 15 minutes to code the options into the game to make them optional difficulty settings. Such stubborn designers over at Nintendo, it's like they don't want the game to overshadow their other ones.
Lou Aguayo
Lou Aguayo Пре 12 дана
Anyone else glad they didn’t do crazy remix’s
PhaseGamer Пре 12 дана
Bro, just because you try and make your man voice sound higher pitched with a few deeper cracks here and there doesn’t make you a chick. No ones falling for it. Doesn’t even sound female lol
Nicholas Nolan
Nicholas Nolan Пре 12 дана
Now that I'm not 8 anymore Cynthia won't know what hit her
Joako Ovlack
Joako Ovlack Пре 12 дана
How come a N64 game has BETTER ANIMATIONS than a 2021 game? The Pokemon Company has been resting on its early years of success and did almost nothing from then onwards.
Hi Kevin
Hi Kevin Пре 12 дана
My 4th Gen team: Infernape, Porygon-Z, Blissey, Wheezing, Rhyperior, Salamence.
Liar Пре 7 дана
Empoleon, Gallade, Garchomp, Staraptor, Weavile, Roserade
Yu Пре 8 дана
Torterra,manaphy,honchcrow, lucario,froslass,rotom. Thats my team
Jason Menso
Jason Menso Пре 8 дана
Salamence, Heracross, Vaporeon, Starmie, Gengar and Zapdos
Jky S. Zombie
Jky S. Zombie Пре 12 дана
This thiefs ; they are selling theother pokemons in dlcs
Jade Пре 12 дана
Its been 15 years already omf im old Hahahah
Rad Reptile Redeemer
Rad Reptile Redeemer Пре 12 дана
Is there Mega evolution?
Fanta Black
Fanta Black Пре 12 дана
Battle Frontier or idc.
new face
new face Пре 12 дана
ok but let me turn off forced team exp share
Eric V
Eric V Пре 12 дана
1 month! I'm so hyped! Haven't been hyped for a video game in a long time.
Garchomp jaja
Garchomp jaja Пре 12 дана
0:45 OMFG that's MIDI!?
yoshionem 2077
yoshionem 2077 Пре 12 дана
Exp share being forced now kills it for me. Will probably be skipping Pokemon games for a while until gamefreak stops doing this, if ever.
NephiLo Water God XVII
NephiLo Water God XVII Пре 12 дана
Chimcharmander eh?
DONK Пре 12 дана
is it really a review if you don't say anything negative though?
kordami Пре дан
It's not a review
HungryMimic Пре 12 дана
Ah, can't wait for the underground. Spent hours exploring down there it felt like.
ta Пре 12 дана
Talk for yourself
Pat Lee
Pat Lee Пре 12 дана
i m more interest in how will it affect swsh
SyraphimGaming Пре 12 дана
Overall, the game seems a bit lazy. I'd probably put all my complaints away if they just added megas in the game. They did it with ORAS, so hoping we get it here as well.
TX StarLord
TX StarLord Пре 12 дана
Remakes are lazy
gbdeck200 Пре 12 дана
More coddling design Auto save like seriously and map marker like how HM balance broken and more over leveling
Dreamboat Пре 12 дана
it’s mega evolution prevelant in these games?
Theo Higgins
Theo Higgins Пре 13 дана
This is the first time a Pokemon remake has been a half-measure instead of being on-par with the current generation and I'm very disappointed. I'm hoping it'll still be a fun experience, but those hopes aren't exactly high.
KillerBigfoot79 Пре 13 дана
Wan Mohd Ammar
Wan Mohd Ammar Пре 13 дана
Which better? Diamond or pearl version?
Joe King
Joe King Пре 2 дана
Felipe Velloso
Felipe Velloso Пре 13 дана
I'm really annoyed by the way this game is going out. Cheap remake without almost any new features....
Z Пре 13 дана
Can we get emerald, ruby, and sapphire too?
Eric Payne
Eric Payne Пре 13 дана
Chimchar has had basically the same animation since pokepark wii and that's honestly funny
Oscar Пре 13 дана
What really kills it for me is the music. It's something the series has really expanded on over the years. Seeing that they opted for midi reworks of the originals instead of new remixes or orchestrations is a real shame.
xtremetuberVII Пре 2 дана
@Vitor Marques Mmm, coming back to this comment at launch....
Beatle Mania
Beatle Mania Пре 10 дана
Hopefully they will have both the midi version and orchestral version of the soundtracks and let's you choose one like DQXI. Even HGSS had similar features.
Vitor Marques
Vitor Marques Пре 10 дана
It's just placeholders. It will have a day-one update.
Elles_tbh Пре 12 дана
In the other trailers the music seems much more orchestral in towns and shopa which makes my think that’s it’s either just the battle themes are midi-like or they’re just placeholders.
Andrewmon Пре 13 дана
This has to be one if the laziest and phoned in remakes I've ever seen, and Nintendo should be ashamed of themselves for allowing Game freak to release these for full price. The fact that Pokemon aren't even in the overworld map, but they can make this a feature in the underground is just baffling!!! Absolutely 100% disappointing "effort" here. Fans of the series could've done a better job than this...
Marais Brand
Marais Brand Пре 13 дана
This is really disappointing
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