Pokémon X & Y

Pokémon X & Y (3DS)

2013

System
3DS
Publisher
Nintendo
Developer
Game Freak

8.2

Game Rating

User Ratings: 674

Our Review: 9/10

Overview

Genre
Adventure, RPG
Release Date

3DS

  • 12th Oct 2013 (USA)
  • 12th Oct 2013 (UK/EU)
  • 12th Oct 2013 (JPN)
Series
Pokémon
Tags
Mainline

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Reviews

  • 162

    3DS

    Review Pokémon X & Y

    Evolution or revolution?

    Do you remember that first time you rushed home with the latest copy of Pokémon, gleefully slotting it into your handheld and dreaming of becoming the next Pokémon Master? Everything was new, fresh and exciting. Every time that pixelated grass flickered and you encountered another never-seen-before monster you held your...

Pokémon X & Y Guides

  • Feature Best Pokémon Games Of All Time

    Where does Pokémon Sword and Shield rank?

    What are the best Pokémon games? Ranking such awesome games proved a lot more difficult than we first anticipated, given how many of them end up being among the best games of their particular generation. We deliberated for many hours here at Nintendo Life Towers to decide the order of these turn-based RPG...

  • Guide How to Become a Pokémon Battle Tournament Master

    With tips from the champs

    Last weekend we were lucky enough to spend the day watching nail-biting Pokémon battles and chowing down on innumerable amounts of pizza with comedian Johnny Vegas at the UK Pokémon X & Y Battle Tournament 2014 Grand Final. At the end of a long day of battling the winners of the four categories were decided, with...

  • Guide Building the Perfect Team in Pokémon X & Y

    Serebii's Joe Merrick helps you get prepared for tournaments

    "Strong Pokémon. Weak Pokémon. That is only the selfish perception of people. Truly skilled trainers should try to win with their favourites." In the past few months, we have dealt with the core mechanics of Pokémon, from EV training to IV breeding, and now comes the most unique part...

  • Guide The Building Blocks Of Success In Pokémon X & Y

    Serebii's Joe Merrick is back with another essential guide

    Continuing our in-depth look at everything Pokémon X & Y and following on from the Breeding Guide, we're now looking into the in-depth building blocks of Pokémon, with a focus on the most recent entry in the series. Stats: Let's start off with a bit of basic Pokémon knowledge...

  • Guide How To Become The Ultimate Monster Breeder In Pokémon X & Y

    Serebii's Joe Merrick offers some essential advice for new trainers

    Over the coming weeks and months we'll be running a series of articles giving expert advice on Pokémon, focusing on the latest entry in this esteemed series: Pokémon X & Y. To start off, we're going to look at the mystic art of breeding Pokémon, because even before you decide...

About The Game

New Pokémon, a new storyline set in a spectacular 3D world, and dynamic battles instantly make Pokémon X & Pokémon Y two of the most highly anticipated video game titles of 2013.

“The worldwide launch of Pokémon X and Pokémon Y this October allows players to begin their adventures at the same time,” said Tsunekazu Ishihara, CEO of The Pokémon Company. “Now, Pokémon fans across the globe can discover the secrets of Pokémon games and can collect, battle, and trade with each other immediately.”

“We brought Pokémon into an entirely new dimension and we’re incredibly excited to bring Pokémon X and Pokémon Y to fans,” said Junichi Masuda, video game director at GAME FREAK inc. “The stunning visuals, a completely redesigned environment, game scenario, music, and communication features will bring smiles to the faces of video game players around the world.”