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Pokémon Omega Ruby

New Soar Ability And More Mega Evolutions Revealed
by Kyle Hilliard on Oct 14, 2014 at 05:52 AM
Publisher: Nintendo
Developer: Game Freak
Release:
Rating: Everyone
Platform: 3DS

With either a Mega Latios or a Mega Latias, players will able to explore the skies of the Hoenn region.

With the new soar ability, showcased in the trailer below, players can explore the world of above Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire in real time, and land in never before visited locations of the Hoenn region. They can also find special mirage spots in the sky to find rare and legendary Pokémon.

The trailer also reveals two more Mega Evolutions with Mega Beedrill and Mega Pidgeot.

Additional details include an expanded PokéNav Plus tool allowing players to track down the Pokémon they're looking for with greater ease.

Finally, The Pokémon company offered some more details about how to get your hands on the demo for the game on October 21. In the demo, players will get a chance to try out the Mega Evolved versions of Sceptile, Blaziken, or Swampert. A code will be necessary to download the demo and Pokémon Trainer Club account holders who have opted to receive the newsletter will receive a code in the October 21 newsletter. To sign up for a free trainer account and get a free demo, you can head here. Note that you must sign up before October 19 to get a code.

Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire launch November 21 for 3ds. For more on the game, check out our recent interview with the games' producer and director.