The Pokemon games are very near and dear to my heart. They bring me back to my childhood when everything was just a lot simpler. When I was about 7 or 8 my parents had finally gave in to my ever present protests to get a gaming console. For Christmas that year I got a Gameboy Color and Pokemon Yellow. I played that game for years, and still have that game packed away somewhere with my Gameboy.
Ever since I got that first Pokemon game I was hooked. I’ve played a few of the other games in the series, Pearl and Heart Gold, but none of them ever compared to the Yellow version that I first started with…until now. When I first started up Pokemon X, I was honestly a bit unsure of the game. There were a lot of new features that I hadn’t had in any of my previous games, and the controls on the 3DS took a bit of getting used to. I honestly spent about half an hour just trying to figure out what everything did. However, when I finally started playing it my opinions changed. This game is honestly everything I wished Pokemon would be. I love how the fight sequences are more interactive and how the whole world is just a lot more realistic (for a video game).
I also was able to battle with one of my friends on Friday. The options seemed a lot more straightforward than in some of the previous games I battled other people in. There was no lag in the battle for either handheld console and it was a great seamless experience. If you are a Pokemon fan I suggest checking out either X or Y. Though I am not a fan of some of the newer Pokemon, they still have all the old classics to capture.