The Pokémon Direct has revealed brand-new games in Generation VII of the main series! Called Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon, the games feature a new story as well as Pokémon that didn’t originally appear in Sun & Moon. Both will be released globally on November 17, 2017.

What do you think? Were you hoping for a Switch title or are you happy these are on the Nintendo 3DS?

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  • G̖̘o̸̗̮̩v̵̘̬ͅͅn͇ah͖̙͔̹͔ ̱̣̯

    HYPE!!!!!!!!!

  • Majd Almahmoud

    God dammit, why? the 3ds can’t handle the new Pokemon games,the fps is so bad, and now they’re adding more to Sun and Moon? just give us a main pokemon game on the switch and i would prefer it to be Gen 4 remakes because after playing Sun and Moon i haven’t touched the game

    • D57

      The new 3ds can handle them though, this is probably why they are coming out with the new 2ds xl so that people can get a cheaper version. I agree though, I wanted to come to the switch

  • Chaos

    Ah yes, screw Mega Evolution. Hello Ultra Evolution.

    Although both Lunala and Solgaleo looks kind of bad in these supposed ‘Ultra’ Formes.

  • AuroraLights493

    WHATWHATWHATWHAT?!?!?!?!!
    NINTENDO JUST TROLLED US SO FREAKING HARD, AND I LOVE THEM FOR IT!!!!!!
    And then…..I HEARD THAT GLORIOUS GSC THEME MUSIC, AND I LOST MY EVER LOVING ****!!!!!

  • Ithsme?

    Wait, so when they say “Pokemon that didn’t appear in SM” do they mean new Pokemon or old ones not in the dex?

    • MelloMori

      Most likely the latter. Its just an enhanced port. Think Pokemon Emerald or Platinum. An improved version of the game, now split between two versions. Genius!

      • Daedardus

        It’s a new story, so it’s more like BW2.

        • Ithsme?

          But it’s not a direct sequel. It’s supposedly at alternate version of the story.

        • MelloMori

          Has it been said though its a new story? They said “Alternate Story” implying again something closer to those games, but events being slightly different. So we should still expect Team Skull, team Aether and Cyrus-light to be our villains, as well as crappy trials and the such.

        • TCRowlet

          They said it’s an alternate story, so it’s more in line with Emerald and Platinum. Not sequels.

    • D57

      No clue, but I am hoping new pokemon, that would things more exciting

  • MelloMori

    And with that all interest in the mainline of pokemon dies for another year. Screw this crap. But glad to see Pokken getting a much needed port, and everyone’s favorite new starter is joining the roster.

  • zeldaoreonerd

    YES THIS IS FANTASTIC NEW MAIN GAMES AND GOLD AND SILVER RERELEASE??? Nintendo I love you so much. Now if only you’d give us a little more than the tease there will be an alternate story 😉

  • Golden_Flygon

    WTF?! NECROZMA IS ACTUALLY ARMOR FOR SOLGALEO AND LUNALA?!

    • Shady

      That’s disgusting.

  • Finally the Stars rumours can die.

    Anyway what I can guess from this is, New alola forms for Gen 2 Pokemon, and Necrozma merges with Lunala and Solgaleo. Kinda like a Third Version/Sequel hybrid, vibes of B2/W2.

    Also is everything being ported to the switch from the Wii U?

    • Ithsme?

      At this point it feels like all the good games from the Wii U will either be ported or given a sequel on the Switch. :/

      • It’s good and bad.
        Good cause they’re good games and people didn’t get a wii u and can enjoy them on the Switch.
        Bad cause it’s annoying now I feel I’m missing out if I don’t get the updated ports of them all but at the same time outside of Main Pokemon I don’t like having the same game more than once.

    • glauca

      I wouldn’t call death to the Stars rumour just yet. We still got E3, which is entirely focused on the Switch! Nintendo is porting a ton of stuff! If makes sense because the Wii U had such a small install base.

  • Exegutor

    Necrozma fused solgaleo and lunala that actually SUCK!

  • Prashanth Raghuram

    They can’t afford to make enhanced ports for a game on an entirely new console halfway through the generation. I reckon the next gen will be on the switch.

    • Leonleo X

      But the switch is easyyyyyy to port games on! Lol

      • Prashanth Raghuram

        If it was, they would’ve killed the 3ds and made the switch backwards compatible considering the game hardware is nearly the same. Clearly they want to keep the 3ds alive and separate from the switch for some reason.

  • TCRowlet

    Post-game content or no buy for me.

    • Ithsme?

      I’m not gonna go that far, but I would’ve rather had them have a similar main story to SM and just focus all their efforts on the extra stuff.

    • Chaos

      My thoughts exactly. I think it’s a poor choice for them to try and make updated SuMo on the same console especially when the previous games struggled to run as they were.

    • LOL

      It’s mentioned that the game story is in alternate universe. It’s definitely not the post game however it will be different

      • TCRowlet

        It’s gonna be Emerald/Platinum in terms of a story rehash. Same general story, with Necrozma thrown in and other differences. Emerald and Platinum were great for their post-game content on top of the story differences. Will wait and see if the same holds true for US and UM. GameFreak is 0 for 3 so far with 3DS games content wise, so I’m not holding my breath.

  • Ithsme?

    I know I shouldn’t be holding out hope for this, but what if they announce a Switch port of Ultra SM at E3 so they can talk about it during the spotlight? I wasn’t expecting a switch game, but I’m still a little dissapointed that it’s gonna still be on the 3DS. Especially since they sorta trolled us at the beginning.

    • MelloMori

      Its not going to happen Ith. Its still too soon. From a business perspective this is the right move for them. And of course that’s ignoring the debate that we’ve had many times that the Switch isn’t a very good handheld and it could be entirely possible that their holding off for Nintendo to release a proper handheld before continuing development.

    • Tinker knight

      I really hope that there will be a port to the switch

  • ShinyXatu

    I’m honestly so hyped about shiny hunting in Gold and Silver VC that this stuff is just extra 😛

    • AuroraLights493

      AHHHHHHHHHHHH!!!!!

      MY CHILDHOOD IS BAAAAACK!!!!

      SHINY HUNTING HERE I COME!!!!

  • Luigi301

    i said yesterday on discord that if next main game is on 3ds and not switch and related to sun and moon i may not buy. rip me. trying not to be annoyed but 1) fusion again? cuz clearly thats necrozma on sol and luna. 2) i have no interest playing my 3ds. 3) couldnt think of a better name than ultra? the way the logo looks with the word “ultra” on it literally looks like bad photoshopping

    • Ithsme?

      Oh yeah, the logos look really choppy

      • Luigi301

        honestly its hard to look at sol with necrozma…its like smiling and that looks like bad photoshopping too

    • Prashanth Raghuram

      Ultra cause of ultra beats or has everyone conveniently forgotten them x)

      • Luigi301

        i guess

        • Prashanth Raghuram

          Yeah. Or even Eclipse. But hey, everyone thought black 2 white 2 was a cop out name but their story was great.

          • Luigi301

            at least the logo looked good with 2. and 2 screams sequel. ultra screams just additions. not saying it wont be a sequel but the logo is bad, and solgaleo smiling is sorta scaring me

      • Luigi301

        stars sounds better tho.

  • Andre

    please megas

  • glauca

    Interesting! Ultra S/M seem like an improvement to S/M. We’ll obviously get a trailer at E3! I still feel like a Switch announcement is concerning these games!

    • Ithsme?

      The thing is, the spotlight at E3 is focusing solely on Switch games, so if they want to transition well into a trailer, they’d have to announce a Switch version. But then again, they did SM stuff at the BotW-only E3.

  • Tinker knight

    New pokemon for usum? How many?

  • PokeVeteran

    So i guess we’re getting ultra pokemon forms now….this gives me a reason to pick up my 3ds again :/

  • TCRowlet

    Necrozma gets a game before Zygarde 🙁

    • Ithsme?

      *necrozma’s severed body parts

      • Majd Almahmoud

        lol

    • Shady

      He got nothing but humiliation.

    • Imagine (And it won’t happen but imagine)
      Imagine, that they had 2 forms, one that resembles Necrozma, and one that Resembles Zygarde

  • Phantom S

    We now have the Eclipse version. And the sequel versions on 3DS was more than expected. Its B2/W2 all over again.

  • Actually what if Necrozma doesn’t fuse. It would seem a bit repetitive after B2/W2, but what if, instead, those are new forms they change into under the Influence of Necrozma or something like that, it would be new.

    Oh look I started speculating like I said I wouldn’t…..

  • Tinker knight

    Usum or Ultra sm

    • Ithsme?

      Ultra USUM

  • LOL

    People failed to realize that Gamefreak will not released one version like emerald or platinum back then. It has to be combo just like b2w2. Pokemon star is just a star. Hello USUM

  • ShinyXatu

    They intentionally made things vague about the new Pokemon. It doesn’t really give a clear indication whether or not it’s brand-new Pokemon or just some which weren’t in the Alola Pokedex before. Sneaky…

    • Luigi301

      didnt they say like pokemon not in sun and moon? sorta sounds like more alolan pokemon which isnt too exciting

  • Tinker knight

    How many new pokemon will there be

    • Hayley Waalen

      We’ll find out

      • Majd333

        don’t get your hopes up, they’re probably talking about Pokemon that were unavailable in Pokemon Sun and Moon

  • Majd Almahmoud

    it’s funny that the best thing about this direct is the Gold and Silver virtual console other than that it’s all bad, what’s worse is that even though i love Mimikyu i think game freak is just doing fan service now that they gave him his own Z-move

  • Daedardus

    It’s all a big troll. I smell something fishy coming up, like a new trailer at E3. The way this was structured was so bad, like it had to be intentional.
    First stage: denial.

    • Luigi301

      i hope so. please put on switch. it doesnt look good on 3ds. and lets hope they change the name last minute lol

      • Tinker knight

        I really hope so. SM look so good in HD

    • Majd Almahmoud

      it looks bad because it is bad, it’s another Pokemon game that’s too big for the 3ds

      • Daedardus

        I just can’t get over the aliasing and framerate anymore. Ugh, why Gf why. Make it cross-gen please.

        • Majd Almahmoud

          i seriously have not touched Pokemon S&M since i finished the game in November because of how bad the fps is, i didn’t even do any post game (not that there was any)

          • Tinker knight

            I didnt have any problems with the frame rate on the new 3ds

          • Majd Almahmoud

            i have the new 3ds too, so i guess yours is a better new 3ds lol

  • Alexander0903

    Since this happened before coro coro leaked we might be getting more info within the next few days. Also its been a while since i’ve been on here

  • ShinyXatu

    I hate to look ahead all the time, but it’s what I do. I think we could have another gap year next year, then Gen 8 in 2019, then Diamond and Pearl remakes in 2020. Or Diamond and Pearl remakes next year and Gen 8 in 2019. All on the Switch, of course. Notice how the Wii U in the room has been replaced by the Switch…

    • Daedardus

      I don’t see that.

    • Majd Almahmoud

      did anyone really wanted an enhanced S&M if they weren’t on the switch?
      i didn’t, i wanted D&P remakes or S&M on the switch but if i have to wait until 2020 for Gen 4 remakes i’ll be so upset

      • Daedardus

        Some people still wanted 3DS games and that is fine, but I feel like they lost their purpose a bit now. There’s a reason why BW2 were the worst selling games.

        • Majd Almahmoud

          it would be fine if it was D&P on the 3ds, i wouldn’t mid that, but i honestly hated Alola

          • Tinker knight

            If they just announced on the switch it was fine with me

          • Majd333

            it would’ve been great, part of the reason i didn’t like S&M is that it’s too much for the 3ds

  • Slidin Into da news and ya DMS
    • Tinker knight

      How many

      • Slidin Into da news and ya DMS

        THE PIC
        I THINK THATS A NEW MON

        • ShinyXatu

          I’m pretty sure that’s Lycanroc…

        • Tinker knight

          Wasnt that lycanroc jumping in the air

        • You Dullard ʕっeᴥeʔっ

          It’s midday Lycanroc

          • Slidin Into da news and ya DMS

            Oh…. fuck

        • Guest

          That’s one of the Island Guardian Pokémon, right?

      • Shady

        Don’t waste ur time we will not get any new pkmn but we can have have many new forms though.

    • ShinyXatu

      Yeah, you can’t argue with “new Pokemon”…OMFG

    • Golden_Flygon

      If it’s truly new Pokemon for the region, holy shit I’m sold

    • D57

      Gen 7 pokemon? Or just old pokemon, like how platinum had “new” pokemon from D/P…we will see

    • TCRowlet

      Totem Lycanroc.

      • TCRowlet

        We know Lycanroc is supposed to have a 3rd form because of some placeholder. Mimikyu too I believe

    • Alexander0903

      The question is do the mean “New” as in brand new pokemon or just pokemon that weren’t in the original dex originally. Or maybe new Alolan forms?

    • MenacingCascoon

      Looks like Lycanroc tbh, but it would be cool if it was new

      • glauca

        New Pokemon which didn’t appear in S/M will appear too.

    • they mean Pokemon from other regions, not actual new species of Pokemon.
      probably with new Alola forms.

      • glauca

        That’s the problem. It could be interpreted both ways!

    • Slidin Into da news and ya DMS

      IS NO ONE LOOKING AT THE PICTURE I THINK THATS A NEW MON

      • Slidin Into da news and ya DMS

        Nevermind

      • You Dullard ʕっeᴥeʔっ

        We are

        We’re telling you it isn’t

        • Slidin Into da news and ya DMS

          FUCK I’M BLIDN

  • I am so disappointed. I don´t want to invest on 3DS games anymore now that I have the Switch.
    Why such a bad decision of making the SuMo remakes for 3DS, again, with all the performance and graphical limitations they have?

    • Awesome Waffles

      Maybe because the 3DS is still selling like hotcakes?

  • Main games make more sense on the 3DS.
    I mean, have you seen the battery life on the switch when it’s off the dock? That’s not suited to a Main Pokemon game at all.

    • Daedardus

      Wait, when is the last time you played your 3DS. It’s almost as bad as the Switch’s.

      • Today, The Switch last like 2 hours, while my 3DS has lasted way way way longer

        • Daedardus

          Not true. Switch lasts 2h30 on full brightness + wifi when playing Zelda. It lasts 3-4 hours for other game with moderate brightness, but the screen itself is brighter than the 3DS screen. 3DS is maybe like 30 minutes to 1 hour longer.

        • Tinker knight

          Pokemon on tv mode would still be worth it

          • I’d much rather have a new Stadium type game on the Switch, and keep the Main on Dedicated Handhelds.

      • MelloMori

        Maybe if you have it on max brightness, sound maxed and various other things that can drain power, but if you dim it a bit it last’s significantly longer.

        • Daedardus

          The same’s true for the Switch 😛

          • MelloMori

            But not by much. Generally the 3DS still tends to last notably longer without needing to sacrifice brightness. And that’s also ignoring if the Switch long term has any flaws with its charging leading to the deterioration of the battery form being constantly docked, lowering that battery life even more.

    • glauca

      What? 3DS doesn’t have great battery life either. I rather play S/M at 60fps than 30-25. Switch is both a handheld and console, Pokemon has an easy home on it!

      • MelloMori

        Except the Switch isn’t really a handheld, its a home console that can be taken portable. Everything about it is treated like its a home console and should be thought that its a home console first, as Nintendo has said. Heck even if you want to call it a handheld, its far from a good one with pretty horrible battery life, being far too big to be easily taken around and a library of games that doesn’t really work well for handheld gaming.

  • Chicolombia

    Wow, I forgot how entitled Pokemon fans think they are…

    It’s only been half an hour and we have limited information but everyone’s putting the game in the grave already, unfortunate.

    No wonder I left the Pokemon community, too much negativity and entitlement lol

    • Slidin Into da news and ya DMS

      I FEEL HYPED AS FUCK
      Can you be hyped with me? 😀

      • Chicolombia

        I’m trying!! Can’t wait for a new UltraSM trailer to get a better idea of what this game’s gonna be about!

        • Slidin Into da news and ya DMS

          LUNALA IS WEARING A MASQUERADE MASK!! 😀

          • Awesome Waffles

            No one cared about Lunala until she put on the mask.

          • Slidin Into da news and ya DMS

            I loved her even before
            Now she’s just better

    • glauca

      Chico, it’s been a while!

      • Chicolombia

        haii I’m alive

    • Tinker knight

      I’ll still play the game but why not for switch 1 HD 2 FPS 3 pokemon on tv

      • Chicolombia

        The switch JUST came out this year, what if they’re working on the next gen game for the switch?? Same reason BW2 came out on DS instead of 3DS while working on XY, don’t alienate players from playing the sequel, keep it on the same platform.

    • You Dullard ʕっeᴥeʔっ

      It’s because they all were 100% sure it was switch when we’ve never had a gen change console + the whole of Gen V was on dated hardware

      I’m hyped asf, from the tiny bit we’ve seen it’s like tons more than a third version tbh, it looks more like a super fucking enhanced alternate dimension clusterfuck and I love it

      • We have had a Gen change console, Crystal Was GBC. However the GBC was basically like the New 3DS, just an upgraded version of a console and while they were GB cartridges, Gold and Silver were in GBC boxes.

        • You Dullard ʕっeᴥeʔっ

          That wasn’t a console change, that was just an enhanced port for a straight upgrade console, not a completely new console

          • I literally just said that, it doesn’t stop the cartridge being GBC exclusive though, unlike Gold and Silver, it was the closest example.

          • You Dullard ʕっeᴥeʔっ

            Then why mention it if GBC and Switch are totally different?

          • Because as I just said it was an example of a console change mid gen. Even if only slight, it was significant enough and had the internet existed in it’s current form back then, people would be complaining that it’s not normal GB. Cause that’s all people ever seem to do, complain.

          • You Dullard ʕっeᴥeʔっ

            It’s not the same as a full console change tho, it’s literally just putting it on an upgrade which is natural compared to a whole different console with its one gimmicks

          • I’m just trying to make the point that Crystal and Gold/Silver were on different consoles. Which might be why Crystal isn’t on the VC.
            I’m all for Main games staying on Handhelds, it’s where they belong, and the Switch while can be handheld is still at heart a Home Console, they just don’t belong, at least not yet.
            I expect US and UM to have N3DS enhancements though, which reminds me wasn’t there meant to be exclusive games like the GBC had to the GB?

    • Awesome Waffles

      It’s like that with every fandom.
      You get dulled to it.

    • Chaos

      If you replace the word ‘Pokemon’ with anything , or even if you leave it blank it still holds true.

      *mindblown*

      • towelgirl21

        Truth. Fandoms suck as a general rule.

    • MenacingCascoon

      Are we not allowed to be disappointed? Im paying my money for this game, and if I think I wont like something Im gonna share my ideas, I mean this is a pokemon site. Im not going and crapping on others for being positive.

      • Chicolombia

        You’re basing your opinion on 20 seconds of footage of a reveal trailer that wasn’t even about that game. It was a 3 minute trailer for Pokken and they’re like “hey fuck it here’s 20 seconds of a new Pokemon game”. It may not be the game that you want, and in that case don’t play it, that’s fine. But dismissing the game altogether off of 20 seconds of teaser footage is irrational, premature, and makes you seem entitled because you’re crying that “it’s not what I wanted”

        • MenacingCascoon

          Yes, I agree, its too early to judge if I want the game or not, but its not too early judge my liking of something.
          In that 20 seconds:
          -Welll when they say “Alternate story” that pretty makes reboot. Yes, they can change it heavily, GF have been breaking patterns, but I think its pretty fair to say its reboot based on previous “Alternate stories.” Yes its too early to judge if I want the game or not, but its not too early judge my liking of something.
          – The seemingly Same protagonists thus pushing the reboot idea
          – New forms, I can safely judge them and my first impression is dislike. They dont look good to me.
          20 seconds may sound short, but with what they they put in, I can definitely say what I like and dislike

  • Shady

    Urrrrrrrgh I can’t handle it y they treat Necrozma like severed parts they better give him a new form or I will get mad ……….finally the the 3rd Legendary was my favorite pkmn in SM and wat they decided? just made him like accessories GRRRRRRAAAAAAA I hate this world.

  • ShinyXatu
    • glauca

      Nope. 😉 It’s time!

    • Alexander0903

      For all the people complaining about it not being on the switch here you go. Will you give it a chance now?

      • Majd333

        of course i will give it a chance if it’s on the Switch, that’s what i wanted all along, hopefully it’s true

      • Daedardus

        I will give it a chance even if it is on the 3DS, I’m more complaining that their messaging is god awful. We don’t even know what the games are about.

        • You Dullard ʕっeᴥeʔっ

          It’s meant to be a teaser tho? And we literally have E3 right around the corner

          • Daedardus

            Rule #1 is marketing is that you don’t create a confusing narritave. Are these sequels? Just new versions? Totally new Pokémon? Why is this trailer 15 seconds while the Pokken one is 3 minutes? The ORAS reveal was much better in that regard.

          • You Dullard ʕっeᴥeʔっ

            The ORAS reveal was literally just showing their names

            This is meant to be a confusing clusterfuck, it exists to give blond hype and nothing else. We’ll know what it is more at E3

          • Daedardus

            Well, yeah, that is how you do a teaser. Now you created confusion, nobody is sure we’ll get more info at E3. Before you know, you’ll have set a bad name regarding to PR. It can be damaging to a brand.

          • You Dullard ʕっeᴥeʔっ

            It’s laughable to think we won’t at least get something at E3 😏

        • Alexander0903

          My comment was more directed to those who were saying that they wouldn’t give it a chance if it was on the 3ds. Which is just silly to me

    • You Dullard ʕっeᴥeʔっ

      I think it might tbh, but it’ll probably at least get a port maybe a bit later?

      • ShinyXatu

        I couldn’t see the two-game model working very well on the Switch, but you never know. Pokemon Ultra Stars in 2018 could be interesting, but I’m sure this is the last we’ll see of Alola.

    • Slidin Into da news and ya DMS

      NEW ADDITIONS TO THE STORY

    • glauca

      This is likely from Pokemon Brazil (don’t quote me though). They similarly listed Mario & Rabbits for Switch like this.

      • ShinyXatu

        Oh, then that’s a very good thing.

      • Hugo Muiños

        Moon in brazilian portuguese is Lua, not Luna… Also, we do not translate the names of the games.

        • glauca

          Your not wrong! I’ll correct that, it might have came from a different Latin American country! Apologies!

          • Hugo Muiños

            Don’t worry, it was a honest mistake 😉

    • MelloMori

      Yeah its most likely a mistake or someone trying to prepare for the possibility. We really shouldn’t expect it given as you admitted the two game model wouldn’t work well on the switch and it kinda seems like an odd move for them if they do; effectively releasing the same game a third time and assuming people will buy it because it looks slightly better.

      • glauca

        Anything is a possibility until Nintendo’s E3. Also, better graphics and performance would entirely drive the Switch version if it happens. A lot of people would love to play Pokemon in HD on their TVs.

        • MelloMori

          A lot of people would buy a pokemon game for HD, but would they buy the same game a third time. That’s what I’m getting at. If it were a new game that nobody’s play before, then yeah it would sell like hot cakes, but this isn’t. Its going to be sun and moon again with some added features. And a switch version would simply be sun and moon again with some added features and better visuals. The fact that it is the same game would detur some people from buying it, like we saw with people complaining about Mario Kart 8, saying that the addition of better visuals and a battle mode wasn’t enough for them to buy it, and this is even less then that.

          • glauca

            I haven’t seen many complaints from Mario Kart 8 Deluxe concerning that. Wii U had a small install base, so it makes it easy for ports. Either way, having a 3DS and Switch version would appease them. You keep your large 3DS fanbase, while introducing it to a new Switch owners. If it comes to both, you can’t go wrong. Also, I’m assuming the image comes from Nintendo/Pokemon of Brazil; their notorious for approving stuff like that early.

          • MelloMori

            Then you really didn’t look to a lot of coverage of the game, but it was very common place. Between the trailers for it, to just random people on youtube playing it. A lot of people weren’t happy. Could they have been a vocal minority? yeah, most likely. But it still shows that this sin’t something that should be ignored. And yes and no with it being good. In most cases it can be good to have your game on multiple consoles, until you run into the issue if they can communicate with one another. In the case of the 3DS and Switch, Jury’s still out on it. We know through MHXX that they can communicate together online, but only that. We don’t know if they could interact with one another locally, and for that reason alone it would be enough to keep the games to a single console then multiple ones.

            Also I’m still leaning in it being a mistake. After all Hugo responded to you saying that pokemon moon would more likely be named Lua, not Luna(spanish) and that they don’t post translated names like that. Its likely just a mistake by someone.

          • glauca

            I understand your concerns. Also, in Hispanic regions; Sun and Moon is Sol and Luna.

          • MelloMori

            Yeah, except for Brazil. Brazil is the one country in South America that primarily speaks Portuguese. Hence the concern.

    • where is this screenshot from? which site?

  • MangoJoker

    B2W2 was released on Nintendo DS “~ one year” after 3DS was released. Not a surprise there.

    There still a possibility for upscaled version on Nintendo Switch though, just like MHXX.

  • Tinker knight

    Hope for usum for switch

  • You Dullard ʕっeᴥeʔっ

    Guys Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon are going to have worldwide releases again! Hyppppe

    • Slidin Into da news and ya DMS

      😀

  • Slidin Into da news and ya DMS

    Imo it’ll get ported to the switch soon, PLEASE DON’T LET THE HYPE DIE

  • Slidin Into da news and ya DMS

    I wanna hug this fucking Lunala… it looks godly

  • Tinker knight

    Imo lunala looks better but solgaleo looks worse

    • Slidin Into da news and ya DMS

      I think Lunala looks perfect

  • You Dullard ʕっeᴥeʔっ

    Fusion is just a cheap tactic to make weak Ultra Beasts stronger

  • ShinyXatu

    I’ll be sure to pick up an Ultra Sun + Ultra Moon themed New 2DS XL 😉

  • Awesome Waffles

    As someone who doesn’t own a Switch, I’m glad it’s still on 3DS.
    Maybe it will get a port soon.

  • Shady

    To be honest Lunala looks more majesty and bossy in this form but Solgaleo looks like a joke.

    • Awesome Waffles

      It looks like an emo Zoid.

    • Tinker knight

      The weird arm on its back

      • Shady

        Not just the arm the shield didn’t fit him at all.

    • Slidin Into da news and ya DMS

      AGREED

    • Majd333

      haha seriously and thank God, i’ve always liked Lunala more

  • Tinker knight

    USUM4switch

  • Slidin Into da news and ya DMS

    Look close at the end of the trailer… the trainer does a Zmove and changes the direction the crystal is pointed…. I feel as if that is important

    • Awesome Waffles

      Powered up Z-Move?

      • Slidin Into da news and ya DMS

        Maybe?

    • Tinker knight

      The crystal isnt a z stone look at its form

      • Slidin Into da news and ya DMS

        OH YEAH ITS NOT

  • AceTrainer

    Do we think these are squeals to sun and moon or just retelling of the original story with new bits thrown in?

    • You Dullard ʕっeᴥeʔっ

      The fact we see the characters in the original bedroom in the first game makes me think it’s like a third version on crack

      • Slidin Into da news and ya DMS

        THAT WHAT IT ISSSS 😀

      • AceTrainer

        I got that feeling as well

    • Tinker knight

      They said new story

    • Alexander0903

      They said it was like the same events with a bit of an alternate story iirc

  • TCRowlet

    I didn’t buy Pokken on Wii U. But with Decidueye being added, I may buy it just for that reason alone.

    • Slidin Into da news and ya DMS

      I GOTTA GET IT

    • Majd333

      right? i saw Decidueye and Empoleon and i was sold

  • ShinyXatu

    So that’s really really weird that Diamond and Pearl weren’t on the shelf. For how many years are they going to promote these remakes before releasing them? (Probably just one)

    • Tinker knight

      Where, photo?

      • ShinyXatu
        • Tinker knight

          Lol

        • You Dullard ʕっeᴥeʔっ

          Tbf B2W2 is also missing

          • Tinker knight

            They are the “third” game of their generation

          • Ultra Hyped! ʕっ0ᴥ0ʔっ

            They contain a new narrative tho. Hell even remakes are there

        • Shady

          Maybe he hide it by his head.

  • Holy shit, Gamefreak is releasing the same game on the same system just one year later and people are gobbling it up.

    • Awesome Waffles

      So business as usual?

    • You Dullard ʕっeᴥeʔっ

      I think I’m gonna cut myself on this edge

    • Majd333

      same system and same region, no thank you

      • Awesome Waffles

        What is Yellow, Crystal, Emerald, Platinum and Black 2/White 2?

        • Tinker knight

          The same thing without new pokemon (except bw2)

          • Awesome Waffles

            BW2 didn’t have new Pokemon either.

          • Tinker knight

            They had pokemon that you couldn’t catch in bw

          • You Dullard ʕっeᴥeʔっ

            They weren’t really ‘new’ tho

          • Awesome Waffles

            Same with all the other third versions.

        • mcfilmmakers

          Black 2 white 2 is not in that same category.

          • Awesome Waffles

            Similar ballpark.

          • mcfilmmakers

            Nope. Completely original story and only direct sequel. That’s unlike every other version release ever.

          • Awesome Waffles

            I’m talking in terms of play ability. Ignoring the story line it hits all the same notes as regular third versions.

            -expanded Pokedex
            -areas that were inaccessible or non existent in the original paired games
            -a new form for the third legendary

            It’s basically a third game with an updated story.

        • Majd333

          except all of these were on systems that could handle them and i hate Alola

          • Awesome Waffles

            Systems that could handle them?
            Also, what did Alola do to you?

          • Majd333

            i didn’t enjoy Sun&Moon even though i loved the new Pokemon but it’s the region that i really don’t want to visit again

          • See I’d agree, I don’t like Alola either, much rather return to Kalos.
            However, I didn’t like Sinnoh in D/P, but loved it in Platinum, so it’s worth a shot.

          • Majd333

            you’re right, but why couldn’t it be on the switch?
            i don’t even own a switch but i’d buy it for Pokemon :'(

          • Tinker knight

            I have a switch and am dissapointed that they didnt do the oblivious thing for ones

          • Maybe because it’s still Gen 7, and with the exception of Crystal (Even then the GBC is basically just a N3DS situation), they like to keep Main Gens on the same console, which is also why B2/W2 is on the DS.
            Depending on Nintendo’s plans, we still dunno if they really are gonna use the Switch as a dedicated handheld, the way the 3DS is right now it seems unlikely for now. If D/P remakes exist this Gen, then they’ll probably be 3DS too.
            For Gen 8 however, it’s either Switch, or the 3DS’s successor, if that will even exist.
            However, nothing’s ruling out a Colosseum style side game for the Switch before then.

  • Slidin Into da news and ya DMS

    To everyone confused, here’s what it is by analysis
    It’s Sun and Moon, not a sequel, but the story is altered
    So kinda like platinum on steroids

    • Slidin Into da news and ya DMS

      I’ve been analyzing the fuck out of this trailer
      Also Mimikyu Zmove

    • AceTrainer

      ‘an alternate story taking place in the world of sun and moon’ is how they describe it

      • Slidin Into da news and ya DMS

        Pretty much

  • Rockcrawdaunt

    So new pokemon can either mean:
    A) Old Pokemon that were not in Sun and Moon (AKA an expanded national dex)
    B) New pokemon forms (alolan or just those new legends)
    C) New UB’s. (Ewww….)
    D) New Pokemon altogether. (Which is the only reason I would buy these games).

    • Slidin Into da news and ya DMS

      Its without a doubt C

      • Rockcrawdaunt

        UGH

        • Majd333

          and Ewww again

          • Awesome Waffles

            Why ew?

      • Rockcrawdaunt

        I don’t think I’d be too confident. No one saw USUM coming so I wouldnt claim anything as fact yet.

        • Slidin Into da news and ya DMS

          ULTRA sun and moon

          • Rockcrawdaunt

            Doesn’t mean its just C though.

    • You Dullard ʕっeᴥeʔっ

      New UBs are new Pokémon 👀

    • Considering Gen 2 is coming out on the VC, I have a feeling we’ll get Gen 2 Alolan forms.

    • KᑌᑭᑭO

      I’m guessing all of the above.

      I think positively lol

  • Armaggedon16

    I’m now convinced that they are better versions of SuMo and not sequels.
    The titles even have ultra rather than 2 and they said “alternate story”
    Kinda disappointed,but SuMo was good and this looks too be better.

    It should be on the switch,but gf even released bw2 when the 3ds was out so this isn’t anything unusual. Plus it’s probably easier and quicker to make this game by reusing assets.. i think.

    Kinda odd they showcased all this now Rather than e3 tho

    • Chaos

      Hmmm not a sequel is disappointing.

      However alternate story can be very interesting

      Make Kukui the bad guy and Lusamine the professor and i am down

      • Armaggedon16

        … that’s probably not what they meant.
        But maybe actually expand on ultra space,team skull,and other characters and I’m down

        • Chaos

          Yeh, it’s probably not what they meant, but you have to admit it would be interesting.

  • Golden_Flygon

    I think I’m the only one here who likes Ultra Solgaleo… :/

    • Alexander0903

      Youre not alone i like it too

      • Golden_Flygon

        (Sigh) That’s good.

    • Shymin

      I like it. in the illustration it looks kind of cute

    • You Dullard ʕっeᴥeʔっ

      It’s awesome

    • KᑌᑭᑭO

      Kurusu likes it as well

    • Majd333

      you should really notice the difference between the official art of Solgaleo (which looks amazing) and the in game one (terrible), that’s why it should be on the Switch

      • Awesome Waffles

        A lot of Pokemon don’t match their official art.

      • Ultra Hyped! ʕっ0ᴥ0ʔっ

        I think it looks fine in game tbh

      • Golden_Flygon

        It seems perfectly fine in game imo

  • I don´t understand Nintendo repeating the same B2W2 formula…
    let´s see if the plot and the additions are convincing…

    • Awesome Waffles

      To be fair, the B2W2 formula was groundbreaking when first introduced.

      • Alexander0903

        True. Everyone flipped when they outright said they weren’t doing a grey version so the B2W2 formula was a big shock.

    • Claus H. Luíz

      These games aren’t actually a part 2, though. Oddly, these are petty much remakes.

  • ShinyXatu

    AND we have E3 a week from today (with other conferences even earlier). We’re probably getting Super Mario Odyssey and Pokémon USUM within a few days from each other. This has been, and will be, a fantastic year for Nintendo.

  • You Dullard ʕっeᴥeʔっ

    Guys are you thinking Z-Move for Lycanroc or Totem?

    • Armaggedon16

      Totem

    • TCRowlet

      Totem and new form

    • Awesome Waffles

      Why not both?

    • Alexander0903

      I could see it being either or tbh

    • KᑌᑭᑭO

      Totem, Z move, new form and Smash

  • MenacingCascoon

    They better revamp the music or else!!

    • Ultra Hyped! ʕっ0ᴥ0ʔっ

      I think Alola’s music is fitting from an objective viewpoint, but holy fuck

      New music please

      • KᑌᑭᑭO

        Especially new route themes, the ones we had felt repetitive after a while

        • Ultra Hyped! ʕっ0ᴥ0ʔっ

          Night versions of them

          Bang instantly less boring

          • KᑌᑭᑭO

            Just like in DP

            👀
            👃
            👄

          • Ultra Hyped! ʕっ0ᴥ0ʔっ

            👀
            👃
            👄

    • Tinker knight

      If they remake dp they better keep the soundfont

      • Tinker knight

        Probably they wont tho

      • KᑌᑭᑭO

        Or have the original sounfont as an option like in HGSS atleast

  • Tinker knight

    Komala evolution

  • Armaggedon16

    Kalos needed a third version more than sumo..

    • Tinker knight

      No Kalos sucks

      • Armaggedon16

        That’s exactly why.
        They should have linked it with zinnia and the delta episode.
        More az and war stuff as well

        • Tinker knight

          I also mean that X and Y sucks

          • Armaggedon16

            So did DP and RS before their third versions

          • Tinker knight

            Ruby Sapphire are my favorite pkmn games and dp make it up for with the music (and nostalgia)

        • Awesome Waffles

          And of course, make AZ Floette and Light of Ruin legit.

    • Ultra Hyped! ʕっ0ᴥ0ʔっ

      Good thing it isn’t third versions but third and forth versions :p

  • Slidin Into da news and ya DMS

    Revamped story means… good story … FOR GUZMA

  • ShinyXatu

    Has anyone else noticed that this is sort of like an alternate DIMENSION for Sun and Moon? Huh, I wonder which Pokémon could be responsible for such a thing.

    • Slidin Into da news and ya DMS

      NECROZMAAA

      • Shady

        I think Necrozma the Pokémon who responsible for Z-stone we have many clues of that.

      • Prashanth Raghuram

        How?

  • Ultra Hyped! ʕっ0ᴥ0ʔっ

    Please expand on Zygarde pls

    • Armaggedon16

      At least we have the anime :/… Does that count…?

      • Awesome Waffles

        Does the anime ever count?

      • Majd333

        Zygarde’s Anime story and appearance were amazing

    • KᑌᑭᑭO

      We all can dream.

      But seriously it has so much potential

  • ShinyXatu

    We’re only five months away from release (which makes sense because this isn’t a whole new generation). So when will we get the all-important box art?

    • Ultra Hyped! ʕっ0ᴥ0ʔっ

      I think any time between now and E3 tbh

      • ShinyXatu

        Yeah, I think next week as well.

    • Tinker knight

      E3

    • MenacingCascoon

      Yay since its reboots we pretty get a lot of info before games release

    • Majd333

      http://www.serebii.net/index2.shtml
      you can see the official art of Solgaleo and Lunala here, not sure if it counts but it looks good

    • Alexander0903

      The official art for Ultra Solgaleo and Lunala are on the official sight right now. Dont know if it will be the same art on the box tho

  • Tinker knight

    Tbh i would like pkmn usum more if they had camera controls

  • Pikachu22

    The wording on the Nintendo UK website is weird, not once does it mention which console Pokémon Ultra Sun and Moon are being released on.

    Nintendo UK
    “During Pokémon Direct, viewers also saw the first footage from the newest titles in the Pokémon series, Pokémon Ultra Sun and Pokémon Ultra Moon. Two new Pokémon forms were shown resembling that of the Legendary Pokémon Solgaleo and Lunala. Pokémon Ultra Sun and Pokémon Ultra Moon have been powered up with new additions to the story and features from Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon. Pokémon Ultra Sun and Pokémon Ultra Moon are scheduled to release worldwide on November 17th, 2017. More information about the games will be revealed later this year.”

  • Shady

    I still didn’t understand Y GF skipped Z game ….did they want to test something?

    • Tinker knight

      Because they also know that X and Y are the worst games

      • Awesome Waffles

        Definitely not.
        Probably just anniversary rushing it.

      • Shady

        They can make some Millions $ with some developing y how could they refuse that?

        • Ultra Hyped! ʕっ0ᴥ0ʔっ

          Because if you don’t have time to develop you’ll make a shitty game and tarnish your reputation

    • Ultra Hyped! ʕっ0ᴥ0ʔっ

      Probably rushing for the 20th anniversary tbh

  • Golden_Flygon

    What I love about Ultra Solgaleo is that it looks somewhat like a griffin now. And I’ve always wanted myself a griffin Pokemon so bad, so now I’m pretty satisfied with U-Solgaleo fitting that role in a sense.

  • Ultra Hyped! ʕっ0ᴥ0ʔっ

    Guys what if Togedemaru is a totem 😮

    • Golden_Flygon

      0:

    • KᑌᑭᑭO

      Totemdemaru

  • MenacingCascoon

    Since this is a reboot, do you guys think there will be anything changing in the Pokemon League?
    Like Plat changed the gym order, because it was HORRID n DP, but what about USUM? New Totems? Mina actually having a Trial? Improved Trial??

    • Armaggedon16

      No trails.

    • Awesome Waffles

      They bring back gyms.

    • Golden_Flygon

      I think that there’s going to be new trials, like the Lycanroc and Togedemaru cutscenes point towards new trials from what I’ve seen. Then again, it could be regular cutscenes so I’m not entirely sure

      • Slidin Into da news and ya DMS

        Those scream Z move candidates to me

        • Golden_Flygon

          Especially Mimikyu

        • Ultra Hyped! ʕっ0ᴥ0ʔっ

          I don’t think so for Toge tbh, it looks to be in a building

    • Alexander0903

      Maybe totem pokemon would actually be owned by the trial captain? thus adding a more “gym like” feel.

  • Cory

    Does anyone else see that that last clip of the player is in a much higher quality than the rest of the trailer? Because tPCI seems to love to throw in little hints like that and it was honestly the first thing I noticed

    • Majd333

      i thought it was just a cut scene thing, but if you’re right and it’s a hint i’ll be hyped again for this

      • Cory

        I considered that too but if I recall, the cutscenes couldnt get that good good HD treatment, the 3DS can’t handle it.

        • Majd333

          don’t get my hopes up man aaaaaaaaaah

    • KᑌᑭᑭO

      Maybe it’s the intro, remember that SM had a high quality intro

    • Hiimme

      Serebii has posted that this game is listed with a switch release date of “to be announced” but then it was deleted… probably a clip from the switch version 🙂

    • Tinker knight

      I had seen a photo of um with the switch switch as TBA

  • Golden_Flygon

    Alright since this is an alternate version of Sun and Moon as well as being enhanced, I will say this:

    MAKE THE POST-GAME ACTUALLY BIG AND BRING BACK THE BF

    • Ultra Hyped! ʕっ0ᴥ0ʔっ

      Battle Frontier is overrated 👀

      • Golden_Flygon

        WHAT
        jk it’s fine if you don’t like it

      • KᑌᑭᑭO

        PWT is better tbh.

    • TCRowlet

      2nd region too. Let Morimoto direct.

      • Golden_Flygon

        Oh yeah this too. Hopefully we can go to Kalos so we can finish it up.

        • TCRowlet

          That’s been my dream since Sun and Moon were announced 🙁 Couriway Town….sigh

          • Golden_Flygon

            .__.

    • Majd333

      we have not had any big post game since Pokemon B2&W2
      i’ve lost hope

      • Ultra Hyped! ʕっ0ᴥ0ʔっ

        RBY and RS both had terrible post games but were followed by games with great ones

        • Golden_Flygon

          Usually the third games in a gen have the most expansive post-games in Pokemon, so I’m hopeful about this one.

      • Awesome Waffles

        I never really got the big deal about post games.
        GSC and HGSS were the only ones to live up to the post game hype.

        • Majd333

          but then they realized that adding a second region when they can just do a remake is more games sold, which is sad for us fans

          • Ultra Hyped! ʕっ0ᴥ0ʔっ

            Did you see how compressed Kanto was

          • Majd333

            i realize it’s a bit unreasonable to do 2 regions but a guy can dream

          • Awesome Waffles

            The only reason we even got two regions in one game was by a miracle.

          • Awesome Waffles

            Not really.
            Also, Johto is the only to ever do the combined regions thing.

  • Majd333

    It is currently noted that The Pokémon Company International’s press site is listing Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon as being on the Nintendo Switch with a “To Be Announced” date. It’s currently unclear if this means they will come out on Nintendo Switch in the end but we’ll provide all details as and when they come. They have since deleted this note.
    they deleted the note to crush the hopes of thousands.

    • Awesome Waffles

      Well, to crush the hopes of Switch owners anyways.

      • Majd333

        i’m not a switch owner and i was sad

        • Awesome Waffles

          Why if you don’t own a Switch?

          • Majd333

            because imagine an HD Pokemon game man, it’s really a dream for all Pokemon fans. i’ll buy a switch just for that

          • Awesome Waffles

            Meh, Pokemon has never been about flashy graphics.
            It’s whole existence started on the end of the Gameboy’s lifespan, with all the limitations that it entailed.

        • Alexander0903

          But if you don’t even have the system why be sad about it?

      • I’m a Switch owner and I’m happy, I can’t really take it anywhere like I can my 3DS

    • glauca

      Two possibilities:
      1. It was a mistake, just an error.
      2. It was a mistake, which detailed a Switch version before E3.

      • Majd333

        i just don’t understand why they want to keep it a secret until E3

        • Awesome Waffles

          Gotta have something for E3.
          It’s all about dat hype.

          • Majd333

            please be true :'(

  • MenacingCascoon

    Heyyyy Guys, you know what I realized, we didnt have a single 3rd version in 6th generation. 3rd versions are always the better versions! Think of all the 3rd version mechanics that may return!!
    – Challenge Mode
    -Battle Frontier
    – Move Tutors
    – Improved move animations
    – Medal system
    – Improved Pokemon movesets
    -Old Pokemon coming in.
    Ok. Now Im getting a little hyped

    • Golden_Flygon

      WOO

    • Alexander0903

      Move tutors excite me the most

    • Slidin Into da news and ya DMS

      EXACTLY

    • Ultra Hyped! ʕっ0ᴥ0ʔっ

      What if it has Sinnoh’s Battle Frontier 👀

  • AdamH06

    Why are there complaints about US and UM being on the 3DS? They are main Pokemon games, and every main game is on a handheld system! Everybody getting hyped up for ‘Stars’ have no one to blame but themselves and whoever started the rumours. I love the alternate timeline idea, and the new Solgaleo and Lunala look badass!!

    • Armaggedon16

      It’s a 6 year old console which could barely run SuMo.

      HD Pokemon, on the big screen is still nothing more than a dream. It’s 2017 and Pokemon needs to get with the times.
      The handheld part is redundant now because switch is a handheld as well.

      The real reason is it’s simply easier to reuse assets of Sun and moon

      • I agree with Armaggedon16 and nowadays with Internet and WiFi, the handheld-only argument for the Pokemon franchise it´s just an excuse.

    • Nickawott

      I’m guessing you don’t have a switch and didn’t know that it can do something called “handheld mode”

      But yeah let some keep doubting the switch and it’s portability all because we don’t own one personally.

    • glauca

      “Handheld”. The Switch could do it as well. I’m sick of the “Pokemon only on handheld argument”. It’s time to leave the 240p screen of the 3DS, to the 720p screen on the Switch. Moving US/UM to the Switch isn’t an arduous task. Is a Pokemon game with better performance and graphics something negative to want?

    • They’re Gen 7 Still, so it makes sense for them to be on the 3DS, people thinking otherwise are kidding themselves.
      Like B2/W2 were DS.
      Gen 8 is another matter, the question there is, will they Move to the Switch, or will they introduce the 3DS’s sucessor?
      However what no one is realising, that there’s still the possibility of a Colosseum styled game on the Switch.

    • towelgirl21

      I mean, the Switch is like $300 without anything extra. Example: you have 2 kids and you want to get one Sun and the other Moon for Christmas. The Switch is the family living room console. Pokemon trading and battling locally are important parts of the Pokemon idea. The social aspect i.e., why they make 2 versions of the same game.

      You have one Switch, but two games, and unless you want to cough up another $300, your two kids can’t trade with each other or play at the same time. BUT if they each have an $80 2DS, you won’t feel as bad when the little buggers break them. Because you can still be playing Breath of the Wild in the living room, not trying to replace a Switch that you trusted an 8 year-old to carry around safely

  • Golden_Flygon

    So U-Lunala looks fine in my opinion. I think the crystal parts from Necrozma look neat on it, but like the arms seem off.

    • MK126

      It would be a cool idea to have the trials and then after the trial is done the captain can say “you’ve completed my trial but the real test is fighting against the gym leader.” Shouldnt be hard to make gym leaders have corresponding types to the trial captains/z-crystals

    • towelgirl21

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  • Tinker knight

    Bye
    (Jigglypuff, bewear and politoed are the best pkmn)

    • Ultra Hyped! ʕっ0ᴥ0ʔっ

      Bye, hope you have a good game/life/etc if you don’t come back?

  • Ultra Hyped! ʕっ0ᴥ0ʔっ

    I just realised

    Necrozma’s ability is Prism Armour

    And now it’s literally armour

    • KᑌᑭᑭO

      It all comes together?

      It all comes together

    • Golden_Flygon

      Damn we could’ve known it the entire time

  • Alexander0903

    They could potentially use the key system from BW to B2W2 with SM to these games. I hope they do. Also that link (cant remember the actual name) where you could use the data from BW to add story elements/features to B2W2. For example catching N’s pokemon.

    • Armaggedon16

      Or just have a normal difficulty selection like a every other rpg?
      But that’s too sensible for Gf

      • Awesome Waffles

        Pokemon has never been like every other RPG.

        • Armaggedon16

          That’s not a bad thing but is implementing a simple easy, Medium,hard difficulty selection at the beginning that hard?

          • Awesome Waffles

            No but Pokemon has gotten along fine without it.
            The real fun is creating your own difficulty.

          • Alexander0903

            Have team of only caterpie, weedle and magikarp

          • towelgirl21

            I beat Sun with just a Dunsparce. And many Full Restores.

      • Ultra Hyped! ʕっ0ᴥ0ʔっ

        Difficulty keys should’ve been a available from the beginning of the game if they wanted to do the version exclusive bs tbh

      • Majd333

        oh man don’t get me started on the difficulty thing, Pokemon games are too easy now

        • Awesome Waffles

          No they aren’t.

        • Alexander0903

          Tbf i think the main reasons older pokemon games were hard was because a lot the mechanics were broken. Or limited amount of good moves if you wanted to use certain pokemon

        • Ultra Hyped! ʕっ0ᴥ0ʔっ

          I think Gens 1-2 were more difficult due to weird mechanics tbh and if you dont keep Exp. share on in SuMo I’d say it’s closer to Gen 4-5 in difficulty

  • Ultra Hyped! ʕっ0ᴥ0ʔっ

    Ultra Lunala looks like an Ice-Type imo

    • Awesome Waffles

      More Ice types in Alola?

      • Majd333

        yeah more than the only new ice type Pokemon in fricking Alola

        • Awesome Waffles

          We also had Alola Sandshrew and Vulpix lines.
          Then again, there’s always been a laughably small amount of Ice types in every region.

          • Majd333

            it’s really sad that we’ve only gotten 3 ice type lines in the past 2 gens, Ice type is one of my favorite types

          • Awesome Waffles

            Thinking back, I think there’s usually just 3 ice type lines per region. Just look at Glacia’s team.

      • KᑌᑭᑭO

        Like an Ice type UB, that’d be cool

    • Golden_Flygon

      What if they can change types similar to Primal Groudon?

    • KᑌᑭᑭO

      Maybe it is •_•

    • Claus H. Luíz

      I think it’s more of a phantasm look than ice. It is a Ghost-type, after all.

  • Shady

    I like how these shield looks solid and transparent at the same time ……I just want to know how to do that on Maya…all pics with high resloution. http://i.4cdn.org/vp/1496760659465.jpg

    • irony, I guess?

      • Shady

        Wat is it?

    • Sassy Shelmet

      Look at lowlit

  • Tobin

    I bet we will meet lillie again, maybe she comes back from Kanto

    • Awesome Waffles

      Your username reminds me that I need to get Fire Emblem Echoes.
      Looks so good.

    • no lol, this is just a retelling of sun and moon’s story. we’ll see lillie again, but she won’t be returning from Kanto

  • MenacingCascoon

    Assuming its the same pokemon avialable, Whats your tea gonna be?
    Torracat
    Bruxish
    Lurantis
    Golem
    Dugtrio
    Raticate

    • Tobin

      I hope they add more alolan forms

    • Awesome Waffles

      I already used up a Litten team and a Popplio team, so…

      Rowlet
      Turtonator
      Grimer
      Dewpider
      Jangmo-o
      Mudbray

      • Awesome Waffles

        I might switch one of them out for a Cutiefly.

    • TheReece25

      Why? There will be new Pokemon..

    • Cosimo

      Untra Sun:
      Incineroar
      Crabrawler
      Toucannon
      Dhelmise
      Komala
      Lycanroc (Midday)

      Utlra Moon:
      Decidueye or Primarina (gotta see how I like Primarina cause I just restarted my Moon version with Popplio as mu starter)
      Ninetales (Alola Form)
      Bewear
      Lurantis/Wishiwashi (depending on starter)
      Drampa
      Oricorio (Baile Style)

      I hope that we get more evolutions for Pokemon, like Drampa, Tortunator, Togedemaru, Oranguru, Dhelmise….

      • Cosimo

        Maybe work in Alola Raichu in the Ultra Sun team…

  • Aly el Din Mohamed

    the necrozma +lonala ad solgaleo looks crapy imo…but I hope that the games take place few yeas after sun and moon

    • it’s unfortunately not gonna take place after sun and moon. it’s just gonna be a retelling and revamp of sun and moon’s story

  • Slidin Into da news and ya DMS

    As much as I wanna use Prim…. I gotta go Deci again… it feels right to me

  • temporario23

    Okay, first of all, no DP remakes. Fuuuuuuuuck! Now, with that out of the way…
    You know. Initially, I thought these were Solgaleo/Lunala forms with Necrozma attached, which made me disappointed cause I want Necrozma forms, not Solgaleo & Lunala with pieces of it attached to them. But after seeing a comment online, I now think these are indeed Necrozma forms. Seeing as they show Solgaleo and Lunala in their Rising Sun and Full Moon phases respectively, in a seemingly permanent state, I think these forms are Necrozma using Light projections (since it absorbs light) of Solgaleo and Lunala, with the form depending on if it absorbs sun light or moon light. How this will work in game, I’m not sure, but it could draw energy from Solgaleo and Lunala themselves to achieve the transformations. There will be most certainly a key item though like the DNA Splicers for Kyurem.
    As for the games themselves. I don’t like the fact that we’ll have to go through Alola again, as I don’t like the region that much. I hope they expand it somehow. And please, if these are anything like B2W2 as they seem they are, just put a bunch of post-game content, bring in the move tutors, at least.

    • Shady

      Dam it I still want want Necrozma forms.

  • Colton Brown

    Hmmmm if we get more Alola Forms/New Pokemon then I’m totally down.

    • Hayley Waalen

      I like it when new Pokemon come

  • Shady

    I wonder y Necrozma Armor attached while they in Radiant and Full Phase?…..is it an art issue I mean they just went to fit the color or there’s something deeper behind this? https://res.cloudinary.com/lmn/image/upload/e_sharpen:150,f_auto,fl_lossy,q_80/v1/gameskinnyc/s/o/l/solgaleo-lunala-website-screenshot-63a6f.png

    • Gunnar Brown

      possibly it was their original forms when they came throught the wormhole, solgaleo and lunala are technically UB’s afterall

  • FedEx

    Hey everyone. It’s me, I’m back after a long hiatus.
    The Pokemon crave is hitting me again.
    Anyone remember me??
    It’s been quite a while..!

  • Ready to see riddler posts again.

  • disqus_sLWeWfzzbA

    All I want for Sun and moon ultra is an online function built in the rotom dex instead of the plaza again.

    • Tev-Da-Trainer

      I agree I hope PSS makes a return. Festival Plaza is horrible killed the game for me.

  • WingedPurr

    I’m pretty excited about US and UM despite it not what I was expecting, at least we’re getting new Pokemon games. And I’m pretty sure there’ll be new Pokemon in this game, at least that’s what i’ve read. I just hope that either there’ll be new gyms, or at least completely brand new Trial captains and a completely different villain.

  • Stephen Case

    I am happy as long as this is an extended storyline to Sun And Moon. I hope the Champion of the Alola Region is Lillie. It would be cool to see how she would turn from a timid girl who dislikes Pokémon battles to a fierce and intense Pokémon Trainer!

    • towelgirl21

      Lies! I’M the Champion of the Alola Region. Professor Kukui said so! XD
      Naw, but really, it’d be awesome to see Lillie again.

    • Anonymous

      You realize they said in the direct that its an alternate version of Sun and Moon. ‘These titles offer an alternate story taking place in the same world’ – Masuda
      Its not going to be like Black 2 and White 2 where it takes place 2 years later.
      Although, its a cool idea…

  • towelgirl21

    Okay, the two main things I’d like from this game:
    1. We find out why the hell Lillie & Gladion’s dad Mohn is hanging out at Poke Pelago since he discovered the wormholes and his wife went insane and got possessed by a space jellyfish and almost killed a bunch of things and he’s like “I love rainbow Pokebeans!”
    2. They do something with those walking / running pokemon animations they datamined in SM so we can have the pokemon friggin’ follow us. Please.

  • Gunnar Brown

    i hope to see first some new pokemon maybe, id especially love to see more UB’s some new alolan forms. but most of all id like it if gen 7 pokemon, especially the water pokes, werent so rare, and a little less gen 1 sword swallowing in the wild pokemon list

  • towelgirl21

    I’ve heard this is an alternate timeline, but I can’t find the source

  • Josei no Risu & the Nekomata

    I’ll admit to being a tad apprehensive. The main game just came out last November and I’m still trying to beat the Battle tree and win the mega stone prizes.

    On the other hand, this could be a fun continuation. We’ll see Lillie again, perhaps reunite the Aether family. Maybe Hau followed in Hala’s footsteps and became a captain or kahuna.

  • If only you could see what you’ve done to the Jungle USUM… *starts to cry silently and starts to whisper* If only you could see what you’ve done