Pokemon Diamond Review

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Pokemon Diamond Review :

Generation 4 Begins

by Bramblefang Sep 15, 2010

Pokemon Diamond an Pokemon Pearl are the first 4th Generation games introducing new Pokemon in 2007. The Pokemon RPG you know has moved to DS with a variety of new features added to the main series that will stick around for awhile.

Some of these features are the Wi-fi Trade, Wi-fi Club, and Wireless Communication. These features will be carried on to future Pokemon games.

Being the 4th Generations, there are new Pokemon. With around...I'd say 100 new Pokemon, there is a lot to explore and discover. The new starter Pokemon are called Chimchar, Piplup, and Turtwig. The legendary mascots are Palkia and Dialga.

The new region is called Sinnoh. As the past Pokemon games, you catch, raise, and battle with Pokemon. There are 8 gyms you need to conquer in Sinnoh and you have to face the Elite 4 and Champion afterwards. Many new areas are in this game as well. Some are Twinleaf Town, the lakes, and Spear Pillar. With all of these new things introduced, there's a lot to find and discover!

  CheatsGuru rating and opinion
7Story line
Catch & raise a Pokemon, defeat a mysterious gang of villains, and conquer the Sinnoh League. This has been the main story of Pokemon ever since Blue and Red. It would be interesting if they ever change this.
They try to make the Pokemon World 3D, but it needs improvement. If you play the more recent games, you'll see the difference.
Sound was never a strong point in Generation 4. Yes, there was a few cool tunes but they weren't as epic as the ones in Kanto/Johto.
Gameplay (specifically battles) are very fun. You can plan out strategies to defeat your opponent with your various moves, abilities, etc.
7Lasting Appeal
It depends on how much you like Pokemon. If you really want to get 100% on this game, you're probably going to try to complete the Pokedex. If you're not that kind of person, you'll stop playing after beating Cynthia.
(Out of 10)


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Aldermar    wrote on sep 23, 2010 12:13 pm
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skyp    wrote on nov 07, 2010 5:04 pm
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skyp    wrote on nov 07, 2010 5:05 pm

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