Pokémon X&Y Presentation + Q&A Session


[vc_column_text title=”The Questions on Everybody’s Lips” pb_margin_bottom=”no” pb_border_bottom=”no” width=”1/1″ el_position=”first last”] As promised, we’re here to cover the developer presentation and Q&A session at E3. We’re still uncertain as to what exactly is going to be spoken about this evening, but rest assured that we’ll be bringing it to you as it happens! This coverage will only be text based, but it’s likely that there will be further updates as thing progress through the evening. We’ve already had some massive news today with the confirmation of the new Fairy type, new mechanics and even some new Pokémon. Will we get more tonight? Quite possibly… Whatever happens CoroCoro will also leak soon and we’re uncertain if the official X&Y sites have finished updating with what was supposedly coming on the 12th, or we’ve only got a snippet of the information. We’ll see, on with the coverage! Remember to Like us on Facebook and Follow us on Twitter. pokéjungle will hopefully be tweeting with LIVE updates over on Twitter, so following us there is a must! Want to continue the discussion? Head to our forum! [/vc_column_text] [vc_column_text title=”Live Coverage” pb_margin_bottom=”no” pb_border_bottom=”no” width=”1/1″ el_position=”first last”]

Pokemon X & Y Questions/Answers + Details (Newest First)

  • Rideable Pokemon specific to certain areas (Can open new paths or traverse difficult areas)
  • Background music used in battles can be selected by player
  • Multiple transportation methods (Rollerblading, rail grinding, etc)
  • Will PSS sync with 3DS friend list? Yes
  • New Team? Rival? Yes, a Team _______, but maybe not just one rival…
  • Will there be diagonal movement? Yes, full 8-way movement
  • How deep is customization? Hair and clothing options can be unlocked
  • Will IV/EVs be easier to understand? XY will make them more intuitive and visible
  • Why base Kalos on France? XY have a focus on beauty much like France
  • How many new Pokemon? No comment
  • Why was Fairy Type added? To balance the game and provide a counter to Dragon Types
  • Any DLC announcements? Not at this moment
  • Can it import Generation V Pokemon? Currently being worked on
  • Will the game have multiple save slots? No

These are directly from Pokemon’s Twitter (Newest First)

  • “That’s it for the Nintendo Developer Roundtable! We’ll be posting a recap video of the event tomorrow!”
  • “Talonflame has just been switched out for Haunter! But wait…Haunter isn’t a Flying-type Pokémon…”
  • “Talonflame, a new Fire- and Flying-type Pokémon, has just been revealed in a Sky Battle demo against Noctowl!”
  • “Only some Flying-type Pokémon (and a few others) can enter a Sky Battle. Mr. Masuda is demoing now!”
  • “Another new type of battle has been announced! Prepare for Sky Battles!”
  • “Mr. Masuda is showing a video of a Gogoat encountering a horde of Houndour. Horde Encounters look intense!”
  • “5-against-1 battles? That’s gonna be tough!”
  • “A new battle scenario has just been announced! Get ready for Horde Encounters!”
  • “Mr. Masuda just hinted that interacting with Pokémon in Pokémon-Amie will have an additional benefit in battle!”
  • “Mr. Masuda is discussing the various ways players can interact with Pokémon in Pokémon-Amie.”
  • “Another new Pokémon, Noivern, is being used to demo the awesome 3D modeling process used for Pokémon X and Pokémon Y.”
  • “Skrelp is a Poison- and Water-type Pokémon. Clauncher is a Water-type Pokémon.”
  • “Mr. Masuda is demoing a battle via the PSS. The two opposing Pokémon are new for Pokémon X and Pokémon Y!”
  • “The new PSS (Player Search System) will allow players to search for others locally or globally (via Wi-Fi) to battle and trade.”
  • “Players will be able to choose 1 of 7 languages to play the game (English, French, Italian, German, Spanish, Japanese, or Korean)”
  • “There are over 800,000 Japanese characters in the game, which translates to 1.4 million words in English!”
  • “Mr. Masuda is discussing the challenges of a global video game release.”
  • “Mr. Junichi Masuda, Director at GAME FREAK inc., is on stage now!”
  • “Pokémon X and Pokémon Y will refine the core aspects of Pokémon games: collecting, battling, and trading. “
  • “Mr. Ishihara is giving a brief history of Pokémon. What device were you using when you first played Pokémon?”
  • “He is very excited for Pokémon players all over the world to begin their adventures at the same time. “
  • “Mr. Tsunekazu Ishihara, President and CEO of The Pokémon Company, is now taking the stage!”

News from other sources:

  • Battles have configurable camera angles
  • At least 113 Pokemon in ‘dex
  • Usual 8 gyms
  • Trading is not limited to your party, now includes PC boxes as well
  • People you battle/trade with are automatically added as acquaintances
  • Rhyhorn apparently rideable
  • Pokemon-amie bonding will enhance battle capabilities with better critical or dodge chances

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