Pokemon Black Version / White Version Review Roundup

By Posted 3 Mar 2011, 23:56

We are only about 2 days away from the next Pokemon games being released on Nintendo DS. Pokemon Black Version reviews and Pokemon White Version reviews are now available on Metacritc who have also rounded up the scores based on reviews so far.

Both the Black and White versions of the new Pokemon games feature entirely new Pokemon that players can battle, then catch and train for their own battles. For the first time in Pokemon history, the two games will have two separate areas in which to explore. The Black version will have the Black City world which plays out in a metropolitan-type setting whilst the White version includes White Forest.

A number of new innovative Pokemon-style changes have also made it in to the Black and White versions of the popular game, with seasons now added which will change and cycle throughout time. Certain Pokemon will appear more frequently in certain seasons meaning the chance to catch ‘em all just got smaller.

Reshiram, a legendary Pokemon will only be available in the Black Version of the game whilst Zekrom, another legendary Pokemon will only be available in the White version.

Pokemon Black and White are both quite high up in the metacritic score as of this time. Both have a score of 87/100 with the top 3 reviews for each getting 95, 90 and 90 via Official Nintendo Magazine UK, Nintendo Power and Gameplanet.

The Official Nintendo Magazine sums things up by saying “A beautiful refinement of a great series. Game Freak has surpassed itself – the best Pokemon ever. “, this surely makes it must for all Pokemon fans..

What are your opinions on the latest installments of Pokemon? Are you gonna catch ‘em all?