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  • Summary: Catch Pokémon Like Never Before. The Poké Ball Plus is a Poké Ball-shaped device that can be used to play Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu! and Pokémon: Let's Go, Eevee! in place of your Joy-Con. You'll be able to throw Poké Balls in-game with a flick of your wrist! In addition to motion controls,Catch Pokémon Like Never Before. The Poké Ball Plus is a Poké Ball-shaped device that can be used to play Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu! and Pokémon: Let's Go, Eevee! in place of your Joy-Con. You'll be able to throw Poké Balls in-game with a flick of your wrist! In addition to motion controls, the device lights up with a variety of colors, vibrates, and plays sounds. With the Poké Ball Plus, you can also take one of your favorite Pokémon from these games for a stroll as you go about your daily life in the real world. The Poké Ball Plus even works as a Pokémon GO Plus when playing Pokémon GO.

    Pikachu or Eevee:
    Which Will You Choose?

    Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu! and Pokémon: Let's Go, Eevee! bring the experience of a classic Pokémon RPG to Nintendo Switch with gameplay that is easily approachable for newcomers to the series, but is also deep enough to keep veteran Trainers on their toes.

    The games also have two-player simultaneous play, so you can take the journey with a friend! And there's a deep connection between Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu! and Pokémon: Let's Go, Eevee! and Pokémon GO, so fans of the hit mobile game will find even more to enjoy.
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  1. Positive: 65 out of 84
  2. Negative: 0 out of 84
  1. Nov 19, 2018
    100
    Whether it's your Pokémon entry point or you're returning to Kanto yet again, Pokémon Let's Go is for everyone. The lame motion controls aside, this is adventure perfection, not once feeling jaded after dozens of hours' play.
  2. 90
    The game's mechanics perfectly ride the wave of success of the Pokemon GO phenomenon. Some core fans will be disappointed and that's completely fine, but the direction of Let's GO Pokemon is clear and it succeeds in its mission to provide a simple, yet addictive Pokemon game that can be enjoyable for all gamers. It's Pokemon at its addictive best and the only option is to set out and Catch 'Em All.
  3. Nov 13, 2018
    85
    Pokémon Let's Go is a true and respectful remake. This game goes back in a time machine to the root of the Pokémon series, with Game Freak doing a beautiful job to adapt the traditional mechanics to the modern age.
  4. Nov 13, 2018
    80
    Pokémon: Let’s Go’s nostalgic charm and interactive gameplay will have both newcomers and returning trainers hooked as they explore the beloved Kanto region. Let’s Go mashes together these two different styles of Pokémon game into one streamlined format, and despite some slight annoyances, these remakes provide an intimate take on the classic Pokémon journey, especially when played with the Poké Ball Plus accessory. If you’re looking for a refreshing take on the Pokémon RPG, then this one may keep you invested until you catch ’em all. It probably won’t take long though.
  5. Nov 15, 2018
    80
    Pokemon Let's Go is engineered to let youngsters play along with their parents, but there's a lot here for veterans to enjoy, too. It's relentlessly cute and colorful, and while the challenge level won't blister your skin, the new Coach Trainers will keep you hopping. We're still not sure about the Go-style method of catching wild Pokemon, but Pokemon Let's Go's ability to link-up to Niantic's app offers a quick and easy way to fill out your PokeDex. Game Freak is clearly getting the hang of the Switch, so bring on Gen VIII!
  6. Nov 13, 2018
    75
    Reconciling the classic Pokémon games with brand-new elements, Pokémon Let’s Go Pikachu and Evoli is the perfect fit for newcomers and old-school players wishing to to play the very first games in a new manner.
  7. Dec 4, 2018
    50
    For what is supposed to be the next step forward for Pokémon, Pokémon: Let’s Go Pikachu! feels like it has taken a few steps back. While there are aspects of the game I do enjoy, there are also glaring issues that I cannot just ignore. Ultimately, Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! needlessly simplifies core mechanics in a series that does not require such streamlining.

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  1. Nov 25, 2018
    10
    I've been a HUGE Pokemon fan since Ruby/Sapphire. I was never a breeder, i watched the anime, and i collected Pokemon above all. I haven'tI've been a HUGE Pokemon fan since Ruby/Sapphire. I was never a breeder, i watched the anime, and i collected Pokemon above all. I haven't ever put this much time into a Pokemon game in a week... Kanto feels so much more alive than Yellow, and i love that shiny hunting is finally given some official light! great game and would recommend to newbies and veterans alike. Expand
  2. Nov 24, 2018
    10
    Termine el juego y es una maravilla! Comprare la otra versión en cuando pueda
  3. Nov 16, 2018
    10
    This is the BEST Pokemon game in years. It looks super clean, is a nice throwback to the old days and has plenty to do for the avid pokemonThis is the BEST Pokemon game in years. It looks super clean, is a nice throwback to the old days and has plenty to do for the avid pokemon fan. Ofcourse smogon players aren't real pokemon fans so they'll just bash this game, while its actually one of the best iterations in the franchise! I can recommend it to anyone who loves pokemon:) Expand
  4. Nov 22, 2018
    7
    Pokemon Lets go es un grandioso juego para iniciarse, eso desde luego. No es el desastre que muchos vaticinaban. Apenas he jugado a juegosPokemon Lets go es un grandioso juego para iniciarse, eso desde luego. No es el desastre que muchos vaticinaban. Apenas he jugado a juegos Pokemon clásicos, por eso no puedo comparar, pero he jugado ya muchas horas a este Lets Go (cosa que muchísimos de aquí no) y he de decir que, Lets Go es un Pokemon divertido, adictivo y suficientemente completo.
    Mucha gente critica lo de las capturas de Pokemon por ejemplo, o la dificultad. Lo de las capturas realmente no es algo malo. Hay muchísimos combates contra entrenadores Pokemon, os vais a hartar, y realmente es algo que le da variedad y frescor. Si acaso criticar que es idéntico a los visto en Pokemon Go y puede que haya gente que esté ya un poco quemada de ese sistema, pero la verdad es que funciona genial.

    La dificultad: al principio el juego es horriblemente fácil, más o menos hasta cuando llegas al segundo líder. A partir de ahí el juego aumenta de dificultad y los combates se hacen realmente interesantes. Es necesario pensar antes de actuar y demás cosas típicas de los RPG. La dificultad en un RPG para mi es vital y he de decir que este Pokemon cumple perfectamente, algo que me preocupaba ya que no paraba de oír que sería demasiado fácil, y no lo es ni de lejos.

    Gráficamente el juego es super colorido y tiene un aire que encantará a cualquiera. La banda sonora es una auténtica pasada cómo está hecha, da gusto oírla.

    ¿Qué pondría como pegas?.
    1) Algunas zonas son algo repetitivas... Por ejemplo zonas con demasiados combates y así.
    2) Problemas de rendimiento muy extraños al menos en modo portátil. Puedo entender que se ralentice el juego cuando aparecen muchos Pokemon salvajes (aunque con los gráficos tan simplones que tiene, no debería entenderlo tampoco...), pero, hay momentos, como al abrir ciertos menús, que la tasa de frames cae alarmantemente, al punto de molestar incluso. Es algo que no entiendo y que deberían arreglar.
    3) ¿Falta de novedades?. Tengo entendido que no hay mucha novedad con respecto al Pokemon amarillo original. De hecho se han eliminado cosas como los huevos y alguna que otra que le habrían venido a este Let's Go que ni pintado.

    Le pondría incluso un 8 a este juego, pero sinceramente creo que quizá podría haber dado algo más de sí: más innovación, nuevos sistemas en vez de coger el sistema de captura de Pokemon Go por ejemplo...
    Esta era una oportunidad de oro para innovar de verdad y en vez de ello se han centrado demasiado en hacer un remake que, por otro lado, ha quedado de lujo y encantará tanto a nuevos como a experimentados.

    Considero que es un juego MUY recomendable, pero si te gustan los JRPGs, hay otros en Switch como Octopath Traveler que le da mil vueltas a este (y otros que se quedan muy atrás, como el World of Final Fantasy, que intenta seguir la estela de Pokemon fracasando en casi todo y con una dificultad penosa).
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  5. Nov 16, 2018
    2
    2/10 too much Kanto pandering , its like the 5th **** time we go back here, I dont think this game is made for toddlers , but more for2/10 too much Kanto pandering , its like the 5th **** time we go back here, I dont think this game is made for toddlers , but more for genwunners manchildren.
    Also Mew stuck behind a 50 bucks poke ball ? Yeah this game is legitimate cash grab , doesn't worth 60 $.
    well at GF acknowledge Green now.
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  6. May 13, 2019
    0
    Que mal refrito, literal es lo mismo que la entrega pasada, ¿que paso con nintendo? ¿Porque no hubo majia ni innovavion?, menudo juego masQue mal refrito, literal es lo mismo que la entrega pasada, ¿que paso con nintendo? ¿Porque no hubo majia ni innovavion?, menudo juego mas cutre 0/10 Expand
  7. Nov 16, 2018
    0
    Worst game ever made, do not buy this **** please!!
    No battle encounter, no ability, no moves, broken stats, bad story, phone game on a great
    Worst game ever made, do not buy this **** please!!
    No battle encounter, no ability, no moves, broken stats, bad story, phone game on a great console!
    This game was for phone store
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