Pokemon Diamond and Pearl Nintendo DS Game Preview
On April 22, 2007 the biggest thing to hit the Pokemon video game world in years will be arriving at game stores everywhere. What is it? Pokemon Diamond and Pokemon Pearl for Nintendo DS! These two new games are a huge update to the 10 year-old Pokemon video game series and they’re the first classic Pokemon RPG games to hit the DS. But, what makes them so special? From 3D Pokemon to Voice over IP chatting and more, here’s the 411 on Pokemon Diamond and Pearl with our game preview.
Pokemon Diamond and Pearl - New Region, Graphics & Pokemon!
The new Pokemon adventure
gets rocking and rolling in the Sinnoh region
with brand-new 3D graphics
that really bring the game to life. Not only is this a new area to explore, it has 100 new Pokemon
and battle with! If you’re counting, that makes nearly 500 Pokemon
to catch, including the new Munchlax
Pokemon Diamond and Pearl - Chat it up!
Not only do Pokemon Diamond and Pearl
let you battle with hundreds of awesome Pokemon
, they let you chat
with your opponent too. And it’s not just yelling at them across the room, Pokemon Diamond and Pearl have built-in VoIP
, (Voice over IP), which lets you use your Nintendo DS
like a cell phone
. All you need to do is get online with a Nintendo Wi-Fi
spot, punch in the Friend Code
of the person you’re playing against, then you can chat
. It’s easy, fun and safe too! Heck, VoIP chatting is totally free too, which means no long distance charges
or anything. So it’s time to get your long-distance relatives a copy of Pokemon Diamond or Pokemon Pearl and save on those phone bills! If you get hooked on chatting, there’s even a Nintendo DS Headset
to make it even easier. So. Cool.
Pokemon Diamond and Pearl - Play With Your Friends
Pokemon Diamond and Pearl
selling so fast they’re breaking sales records
- and it's not hard to see why! You can play awesome multiplayer games
with them. And, since everybody in your neighborhood is going to have one, there’s going to be a ton of Pokemon battling
going down. The DS’ wireless connection
lets you hook up with a friend
and battle or trade Pokemon
. But, Diamond and Pearl
go one step further by letting up to eight people
join in the game for even more fun.
Pokemon Diamond and Pearl - Invite Your Fave Pokemon to Play
If you’re a Master Pokemon Trainer
and you’ve spent hours and hours and hours (and hours!) collecting and training Pokemon from Pokemon Emerald
or other Pokemon games
, you’re in luck. Pokemon Diamond and Pearl let you import your old Pokemon
- and it’s super easy! All you have to do is plug your GBA game
into your DS’ GBA game slot
, tap a few buttons, and you’re all set.
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