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  • Summary: For the first time ever, you can actually talk to your favorite Pokemon. Tag along with Pikachu as it goes through its daily routines, taking field trips, going fishing and having picnics, becoming better friends with each passing day. Pikachu will hear and react to the words you say. The more you speak the closer friends you'll be! Expand
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  1. Positive: 6 out of 24
  2. Negative: 8 out of 24
  1. But if you're looking for more than a distraction for the kids, a learning tool perfectly disguised as a game, then consider Nintendo's Hey You, Pikachu!.
  2. 83
    Once you give it a closer look, Hey You, Pikachu! is a highly addictive game that both children and adults can enjoy.
  3. After forcing myself to play it through, I must admit the game has some positive qualities -- just not enough to endear it to anyone over the age of 9.
  4. 50
    This is a novelty. Granted, for all it's limitations, the technology does work, but this really is something for the little ones.
  5. Unlike "Seaman," this game's voice recognition is pretty primitive.
  6. I had a difficult time even playing this game for more than half an hour. It's simply so boring and mundane that I can't see anyone over the age of 10 enjoying this game.
  7. 30
    Even if you dig Pikachu's act, the "game" is ultimately a spirit-crushing, mind-numbing exercise in tedium.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 7 out of 10
  2. Negative: 2 out of 10
  1. KevinC
    Jan 2, 2010
    This game was awsome when i wasa kid and i would recommend it for kids under 8 or 10 years of age.
  2. MatthewB.
    Dec 6, 2002
    Very good game to play.
  3. KyndrelD.
    Jul 22, 2006
    the first time i played this game i was 5 now i just played i and im ova ten i was in my and pikachus was nat listining it sucked.
  4. AndrewC.
    Feb 18, 2003
    The technology these days is amazing. It kind of gets annoying when Pikachu doesn't listen though. Forget annoying! It's just plain aggrivating! Don't get this unless you are a virtual pet fan. Expand
  5. RaiShadow
    Jul 20, 2005
    Round, fat, cute, adorable, marshmallowish, electric... what more could I ask for?
  6. DanielL
    Jun 3, 2009
    The game is pretty fun- if you happen to be a huge pokemon fan under the age of, say, 12. Oh, and when the interface works: which it too often doesn't. Rent, don't buy. Expand
  7. RyanM.
    Feb 15, 2003
    The voice activating is creative, but this game really does just plain suck. Terrible gameplay. I was just about ready to chuck the TV out the window and shoot at it repeatedly with my shotgun. This game has absolutely no point other then to make people cry. Absolute horror. The only way this game could get a 10 is if it is used as an Osama Bin Laden Torture device. Collapse

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