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Pokémon X

Characters And Hometown Revealed With Gameplay Trailer And Screens
by Liz Lanier on Jun 14, 2013 at 12:43 PM
Platform 3DS
Publisher Nintendo
Developer Game Freak
Rating Everyone

E3 2013 was gaming news overload as always, but the announcements aren't over even after the expo is finished. New information has been released on Pokémon X And Y and it's just enough to satisfy the itch until fall.

The new region of Kalos has all new places to explore, including the main characters homebase of Vaniville Town. Santalune City holds the first gym and is featured in the trailer. Alexis, a young journalist, is the sister of the city's gym leader. After working your way through the web-like interior of the gym, you must take on the leader, Viola, to earn your first badge.

Several characters were announced for Game Freak's next installment as well as a few new pokémon.

Scatterbug, a bug-type pokémon, evolves in to Spewpa which evolves into bug and flying type Vivillon.

Flabébé, one of the new fairy-type pokémon, holds different types of flowers depending upon which type is found in the wild. So that offers variety among the wild Flabébé in appearance.

The adorable Litleo is a combination fire and normal type pokémon.


Tierno, Trevor, and Shauna (shown above, left to right) are three of the friends you start your adventure with, as well as one additional character. The fourth character is Serena or Calem, whichever is the opposite sex of your chosen trainer.

The friends are even featured in the new trailer.

What do you think of the new character designs? Do any of the pokémon look strangely familiar? Share your thoughts in the comments.

For those who want to be the very best, Pokémon X and Y are both out October 12. 

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