Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Pokémon Shining Pearl
Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl are just over a month out from release. These remakes of the fourth-generation classics on Nintendo DS are visually getting a new coat of paint and some updated quality of life functionality.
In this New Gameplay Today, your master trainers Alex Stadnik and John Carson talk about a recent preview event where Nintendo and The Pokémon Company showed off all of the updated features players can expect in the duo of Switch games. We touch on some of the most important additions to the games and show off five whole minutes of new gameplay. Hey, that’s like the title of the video series!
Originally released in 2006, Pokémon Diamond and Pearl brought monster catching, training, and trading to Nintendo’s dual-screened handheld device. Handling the updated version for Switch is Pokémon Home developer ILCA, who has had its hand in delivering other JRPGs like Dragon Quest XI, Nier: Automata, and Yakuza 0. Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl will hit Nintendo Switch on November 19.
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How do you think Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl are shaping up? Do you like the modern updates brought to the games? Do you have a favorite Sinnoh Pokémon? Let us know in the comments!