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Submitted by MagikWaffle 818d ago | rumor

Rumor: Anonymous 4chan User Claims Pokémon X & Y Bring Significant Changes

An anonymous 4chan user has claimed that the new Pokémon X & Y games scheduled to release in October will bring the most significant changes in the series so far. Could this rumor hold weight? (3DS, Dev, Nintendo, Pokemon X and Y)

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Is this rumor true? Rumor votes 32
Qrphe  +   818d ago
At first I was going to report this, but given that we take rumors from Kotaku and NeoGaf just because someone said so I'm approving this. Fair play
AztecFalcon  +   818d ago
4chan's /v/ has had some leaks in the past. At this point, it's as credible as someone saying "our source close to the project" or something to that effect.
Canary  +   818d ago
Where do you think NeoGaf and Kotaku get their "scoops?" They're always just copying random garbage from 4chan.
AztecFalcon  +   818d ago
If most of the new Pokemons are babies and new evos then I don't really care about this game anymore. That's really stupid.
ABizzel1  +   818d ago
Unfortunately I'm with you. I don't mind new evolutions, but babies can eat dirt.

Only 99 new, and most being evos and babies means what 49 new max.

Thankfully this is still just a rumor and there's a chance more will come out.

I will say I'm glad the series is focusing heavily on new type combinations, but I don't get the typing of the Legendary Pokemon Psychic / Rock (didn't see that coming, but I guess they're using the Gems in the antlers for Rock type, looks Steel / Psychic). Ghost / Flying (again not my first choice, looks more Dark / Flying).

The card based legendary pokemon is just too much. What a dumb basis, however, I'm excited by the animals they're based on Cobra, Tiger, T-Rex, Peacock.

Still getting it, but don't care for some of the design choices. Trainer level is something I always thought about, but it seems like it's going to be a hinderance unless you level up quickly as a trainer.

I don't mind change, but I don't think this is the right way. We'll see.
kirbyu  +   818d ago
I actually think it's better to do less brand new ones. People are always complaining that the new Pokemon are stupid or unoriginal. At least when it's a new evolution, it looks somewhat similar to a Pokemon you like.

I'm hoping to give Ditto an evolution somehow.
ABizzel1  +   817d ago
Ditto? It doen't need an evolution, as it can change into any Pokemon thanks to Imposter ability. And evolution would do nothing for it, since it's not meant to fight in it's base form.

One thing I loved about Black and White was the fact that you could only catch new Pokemon. I know a lot of people hated that, but to me it forced you to learn new strategies and try new things out. What's the point of a new generation if you only want to use the same old Pokemon gen. after gen.

I know they're running out of ideas, but there are tons of animal species to be inspired from and there are types that are seriously lacking in numbers, diversity (Physical ATK, Special ATK, Tanks, Speedsters), and type combinations. On top of that a new typing would add another layer to the battle system as well as update previous typings and bring a larger number of new Pokemon.
karlowma  +   818d ago
What, Pokemon has color? When?!
Root  +   818d ago
Not liking the sound of some of these changes

Some of them you think

"Oh well least they are evolving the game and changing things up"

but then others it's like

"No, no and no....this is a step back for the franchise"

I mean not even being able to change your name...come on

Plus the time traveling stuff seems riduclous...I'm going to love how they add that into the series. Legendary Pokemon who travel through time...fair enough but not a wrist watch.
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R_A_LEE20  +   818d ago
Yeah, I starting to have some sense of truth about this rumour until I read about the time travel stuff.
R_A_LEE20  +   818d ago
Thinking about it though, the plot would similar to that of another famous Nintendo time travel story.

If true, (which i now very much doubt) they might as well call it Pokemon X/Y: Wristwatch of Time.
r21  +   818d ago
When they said significant changes, they really meant it! That is a whole ton load of changes. Some of which I do like and some just strange to add. Guess we'll have to wait to see.
A7XEric  +   818d ago
Some of these things sound really cool. Not so keen on a large emphasis on baby pokemon though...
Summons75  +   818d ago
Because 4chan is always a reliable source /s

I'll wait for official word thanks
Rockefellow  +   818d ago
Here's a general guideline from another 4chan board that I suggest people consider:

"The stories and information posted here are artistic works of fiction and falsehood.
Only a fool would take anything posted here as fact."
WeAreLegion  +   818d ago
You have broken the rules.
DarkZane  +   818d ago
"Anonymous 4chan User Claims Pokémon X & Y Bring Significant Changes"

Way to bring out what we already know since they decided to change 2d sprites to 3d models. Thank you captain obvious.

Man, 4chan are really useless. Why do people even acknowledge them? It's like the garbage of the internet. People who actually go there shouldn't be respected on the internet or in real life.
Mcflyy  +   818d ago
I can only see 1 reason as to why they would want the main characters to be named Jean/Jane if these rumors are true, it probably means that there will be some voice acting from the other characters.

On the other hand, I remember reading an article that the main reason that the protagonists never spoke and didn't have names were because they wanted the player to make a connection to the character, so I don't know why they would tamper with that logic.
R_A_LEE20  +   818d ago
Also the fact that both Jean & Jane are girls names.

The male main character name would be spelt Gene not Jean.

Case in point:
Jean Simmons - Actress from the 50s/60s

Gene Simmons - Lead singer of KISS
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WeAreLegion  +   818d ago
Hm...
just-joe  +   818d ago
I call shenanigoats.
kirbyu  +   818d ago
The names being uncustomizable ruins the fun of starting a new Pokemon game, I hope that's fake.

All the time traveling sounds cool. I hope that's true.

The idea of 4 legendaries based off playing cards sounds cool, but some of the ones he described sound silly.

Chespin being a Grass/Flying. Nice.

As for the Pokedex resembling a tablet, I'd hate that. I'd rather it resemble a 3DS.
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R_A_LEE20  +   818d ago
Or a Wii U gamepad?
kirbyu  +   817d ago
Good idea. I can't believe I didn't think of that.
jakmckratos  +   814d ago
Believed it until halfway. SOme of this stuff just sounds bogus.
jakmckratos  +   814d ago
Sooooooo Fake

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