"Discover the mystery of why this is a good game.
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Gates to Infinity is a very curious game. The spin-off franchise has been divisive in the gaming (and especially Pokémon) community. As such, it is only natural that Spike Chunsoft would elect to, for the first time in series history, turn the Pokémon Mystery Dungeon (PMD) formula on its head.
The PMD series has always had simplified roguelike gameplay; the games include a simple overworld, a story, and a series of dungeons. The dungeons all have a randomized, top-down, grid-based series of floors that feature Pokémon to fight and recruit, items to collect, and the characteristic simple mechanics of the Pokémon franchise. As in traditional Pokémon games, Pokémon still take turns, level up, have the same seven stats, and carry four moves. However, the spin-offs also focus on positioning and team work. PMD tasks you with handling your entire team of up to four Pokémon at once. You are always controlling t... 8/10