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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: 58 out of 71
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  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
    Nintendo and Game Freak have managed something quite special with Pokémon: Let's Go. It's a game that is so clean and streamlined that it is a near-perfect entry-level Pokémon experience for people new to the series. At the same time, it so perfectly taps into nostalgia that the oldest of old fans - people who really should have moved on, but can't because Pokémon is so damn charming - can find new ways to appreciate their hobby all over again.
  3. Nov 25, 2018
    85
    Even with all its changes, Pokemon Let's Go still feels very much like core Pokemon Games. The games are fun, unique and serve as both a good entry point to the series for newcomers and a basis for the next Pokemon games on the Switch.
  4. Nov 13, 2018
    80
    Far from a simple 3D "remodelization" for a more powerful, yet still portable home system, Pokémon: Let's Go not only refreshes the series' very first adventure, but also reflects the long journey since then, by wisely integrating evolutions such as Pokemon Go's capture system or partners in order to improve the modernity, accessibility and conviviality of the formula. A fantastic way to (re)start Pokémon, and a glorious conclusion for Junichi Masuda as director.
  5. Nov 21, 2018
    80
    Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu/Eevee is not a total reboot of Pokémon, nor is it entirely the console experience that many fans have asked for, but it goes a long way to making a very familiar game feel at least momentarily fresh. Most of the mechanical changes are for the better and help make Pokémon a great casual RPG for just about anyone. Most critically, it allows longtime fans a not-too-jarring glimpse into what might be the future of their beloved franchise.
  6. Nov 13, 2018
    80
    Pokemon: Let's Go offers a new and exciting adventure while the Poke Ball Plus controller is one of the coolest devices that I've played with in a long time. So, if you're a fan of the franchise or just want some lighthearted fun then this pack is worth a purchase.
  7. 60
    Let’s Go is surprisingly shallow when compared to just about any Pokemon game, despite an appealing presentation that returns players to a popular location.

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  1. Nov 26, 2018
    10
    Pokemon Let's Go was promised as a remake of Pokemon Yellow, and I believe they have fulfilled that promise. It seems like some are upset thisPokemon Let's Go was promised as a remake of Pokemon Yellow, and I believe they have fulfilled that promise. It seems like some are upset this wasn't a remake of Yellow with every other version added as well, but that is not what was advertised.

    I don't know why this game has upset so many people. I don't think people are remembering Blue, Red, and Yellow correctly if they think this game is doing a disservice to them. There have been some changes made to the mechanics, like how you interact with wild Pokemon, but I am thoroughly enjoying the game. It is what finally pushed me to buy a Switch.

    There are many games that rely on plain nostalgia to sell. Most of us who are spending the money are aware of this so no one is being conned. In addition, Yellow is almost 20 years old, so the people who are experiencing the nostalgia are probably between 30 - 40 years old (like myself). At that age, you should be completely competent to decide if $60 is too much to spend on your childhood nostalgia. I believe mine was extremely well spent and this is a great purchase for anyone who wants to relive that nostalgia, or to introduce new people into the Pokemon-verse.
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  2. Dec 6, 2018
    10
    I have played every generation of these games and I was skeptical about Let's Go at first, but I have loved it! I have spent hours shinyI have played every generation of these games and I was skeptical about Let's Go at first, but I have loved it! I have spent hours shiny hunting and completing my pokedex. If people discount this game just because it's a temporary departure from the time tested formula of the mainline games, they are cheating themselves of a great, novel experience. The UI can be a little awkward, but this was a trip down nostalgia lane. Hope to see more in the Let's Go series! Expand
  3. Nov 16, 2018
    10
    Mejor juego para empezar.
    El Remake del mejor juego de la historia en Pokemon :)
  4. Nov 19, 2018
    8
    The game gives you that you can expect. Simple but nostalgic. I appreciate the simple mechanics in some way. It is ideal to remember yourThe game gives you that you can expect. Simple but nostalgic. I appreciate the simple mechanics in some way. It is ideal to remember your childhood since the game is exactly the same ( including almost dialogues and OST). It is not the perfect game or GOTY, but very playable and enjoyable. 7.5 ;) Expand
  5. Nov 18, 2018
    2
    I've been skeptical ever since this was announced and frankly my opinion hasn't changed from any of the things they have shown us.

    Before I
    I've been skeptical ever since this was announced and frankly my opinion hasn't changed from any of the things they have shown us.

    Before I start on this I must say this game is fine for someone new to the series. THAT is one thing I think everyone can agree on. It's a very basic game and is pretty much meant to be that bridge for people that haven't jumped onto mainline Pokemon yet.
    If this game were judged on its own, it may even be worthy of a better score, however that isn't the situation this game calls for.

    Let's Go Pikachu is a watered down game that's priced $20 more than Ultra Sun despite the latter having more content and overall being a better designed experience. LGP arbitrarily removes mechanics that have been a series staple, while throwing darts on the wall to choose which mechanics to keep (such as megas). There doesn't seem to be any rhyme or reason as to what gets removed and what stays. I imagine the development team for this game didn't have much direction. At its core LGP is a 20 year old game with a new coat of paint, nothing on a deeper level has really been changed in any meaningful way. It's received the most common QOL updates that the series has progressed on but nothing has really been done to make it feel like a modern Pokemon experience. About the only remarkable new thing in LGP is the interactivity with your Pokemon and more importantly your starter of choice. This game is clearly filler to stall time for gen 8, but it also strikes a chord with those people that have a weakness for nostalgia.
    If you are very desperate for a new game regardless of quality, you might as well get this. If you are new to the series, this honestly isn't a bad choice. But if you're a veteran like me then this game really offers nothing for the $60 price tag, and I would advise against purchasing it. I for one will be giving this game to my brother and he will probably enjoy it.
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  6. Dec 7, 2018
    0
    This game removes so many features. Wild battles removed, breeding removed, abilities removed, held items removed, day/night cycle removed,This game removes so many features. Wild battles removed, breeding removed, abilities removed, held items removed, day/night cycle removed, 656 pokemon species removed, Blue as your rival removed. This is a watered down pokemon game that is a direct downgrade from the last Pokemon games being Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon. Yet despite all of these features being cut, the game is the most expensive Pokemon game to date. Expand
  7. Nov 16, 2018
    0
    Terrible game, nothing of value to be found if you're a veteran player and if you're a newcomer you'll have better luck playing literally anyTerrible game, nothing of value to be found if you're a veteran player and if you're a newcomer you'll have better luck playing literally any other game of the series as they are accessible and not barren and stripped of content as let's go is. As someone who started with Kanto it pains me for my favourite region to be used as a medium for cheap nostalgia money and endless rehashes instead of focusing on evolving the series. Expand

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