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A Pokemon Sun/Moon Special Demo Is Out Now

Nintendo released a special demo for Pokemon Sun/Moon today on the 3DS eshop. We have a trailer for the demo below, plus my thoughts on the demo.

A special demo of Pokemon Sun/Moon was released on the Nintendo 3DS eshop today. I decided to download the demo and see what all the fuss was about. Warning: I’m not a Pokemon fan (though I did like Pokken Tournament a lot), so I’m not as excited about this game as other people may be…

The first thing I noticed while playing the demo was the graphics. I’ve never been a fan of Pokemon’s graphics. It always seemed too anime for my tastes (I’m not an anime fan). And while Pokemon Sun/Moon is definitely still influenced by anime, I think that this game’s graphics are the best I’ve seen from the franchise. I like the cel-shaded graphics of this game, especially in battle. The graphics are the best part of the demo for me.

As for the gameplay, if you liked previous Pokemon games, you’ll like this one too. I thought the battle system and wandering around wasn’t bad, but as I mentioned, I’m not a Pokemon fan, so the gameplay here seemed like more of the same.

I did think the demo was a bit short though. However, the trailer at the end of the demo was kind of neat. I liked seeing characters ride Pokemon (?) and the game looks like it might have more depth than this demo. I wouldn’t rush out and buy a Pokemon game because of this demo or trailer. The series is not for me and yet I keep wanting to try the demos. I guess I’m just curious to see what everyone is talking about!

So what about you guys? Did any of you download this demo? Let us know what you think of it in the comments!


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blank Daniel Fugate has wanted to be a writer since he was seven years old. He has a bachelor's degree in English and he's a huge Animal Crossing fan. The Wii U and 3DS are currently his favorite video game systems!

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