a Skyrim like pokemon game in this life time?

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#1 Edited by TheFadeForever (1633 posts) -

minus the buggy and crappy animation of course

We waited years but maybe in a few decade *shrug but one can only imagine

Why Nintendo its the game that could help the Wii U so much

#2 Edited by charizard1605 (54386 posts) -

God I hope not. Never.

#3 Posted by hamster3_3 (130 posts) -

I think that would be the last game i'd ever need to buy.

#4 Edited by EndlessInfinity (219 posts) -

Game freak said something about how they aren't interested in making one a least what I recall. But want a least a pokemon stadium game

#5 Posted by 93BlackHawk93 (5060 posts) -

Give up already... There's never going to be a proper Pokemon game on consoles.

#6 Posted by Big_Pecks (5193 posts) -

Pokemon will die before I do.

But I'm pretty sure they don't want to go that route anyway.

#7 Posted by lundy86_4 (42648 posts) -

I doubt GameFreak would ever do that, as they seem more interested in pure polish of the mechanics.

#8 Posted by bowchicka07 (1069 posts) -

Good imagination.... but I'd prefer it if the two were never integrated for obvious pokemon fanboy reasons.

#9 Posted by bbkkristian (14732 posts) -

How about keep the player character models (and X/Y art style for that matter) during battle sequences and make it third person 3d adventure instead of top down. Have a rotatable camera

#10 Posted by Murderstyle75 (4163 posts) -

Not sure how Pokemon appeals to anybody over the age of 10.

#11 Posted by DocSanchez (1395 posts) -

Honestly. I think there is huge money to be made from any company which makes a pokemon-like MMO. I just don't know why Nintendo is so stubborn and doesn't make it. With a better online service and a Wii U based Pokemon MMO they would really have something certain people couldn't miss out on. Instead eventually someone else will come up with it and they'll miss out.

#12 Edited by CroidX (925 posts) -

Nintendo has never been online focus the creator said handheld worked perfectly with pokemon because you can carry it anyway and trade with people. A pokemon MMO is out of the question and something like Skyrim is possible but it would need to have online feature so players can play and trade with one another. Nintendo's console just isn't the platform to get the best online experience.

#13 Posted by DocSanchez (1395 posts) -

@CroidX: This attitude is why Nintendo is going down the swanny.

There is no inherent reason why Nintendo "isn't the right platform for online" or why Pokemon has to be carried around and traded. You have offered no reason as to why an MMO is out of the question. You could do any trading online, if it were offered, and the fact is, most people don't trade at all.

The only real reason is because, this is the way things are. That's just not a reason. It's not a reason now or ever.

#14 Posted by k2theswiss (16598 posts) -

nintendo/gamefreak are idiots

#15 Edited by CroidX (925 posts) -

@DocSanchez:

I have yet to see any MMO type games on Nintendo's console. Nintendo just doesn't show much investment in online gaming of large scale. The creator of Pokemon would rather focus on handhelds.

#16 Posted by 93BlackHawk93 (5060 posts) -

@CroidX said:

@DocSanchez:

I have yet to see any MMO type games on Nintendo's console. Nintendo just doesn't show much investment in online gaming.

Dragon Quest X.

#17 Posted by DocSanchez (1395 posts) -
#18 Posted by CroidX (925 posts) -

@93BlackHawk93:

Didn't know it was on Wii U also its only avaiable in Japan guess that's why I haven't heard much of it

#19 Edited by CroidX (925 posts) -

@DocSanchez:

When Nintendo shows its focus on online gaming than maybe a pokemon MMO is possible. And with the creator of Pokemon having less interest in developing and putting games on console the chance of any large scale pokemon console game is slim to none.

#20 Posted by DocSanchez (1395 posts) -

@CroidX: I'm not saying they're going to do it. I'm saying they should and that saying "they've never done it before now" isn't an excuse for not doing it.

#21 Posted by PyratRum (529 posts) -

I don't play Pokemon and haven't since Ruby/Sapphire as I "grew out of it" (come at me haters) but all I ever wanted when I played those games as a kid was a full on Pokemon entry on consoles in the same vein as the handheld games. I don't understand why Gamefreak/Nintendo have never done it, it's an instant money maker. And I'm not talking about those medicore Pokemon Stadium games, I'm talking a Gamefreak developed main entry in the series here.

Even now, if it ever happened, I would totally buy it and play the shit out of it.

#22 Edited by CroidX (925 posts) -

@DocSanchez:

Nintendo isn't putting much priority in online gaming. If they ever do than that will be a game changer. There still operating with the same mindset years ago.

#23 Posted by Ghost120x (3639 posts) -

A Pokemon mmo would rake in billions and they can do a huge update every end of the year adding more features and Pokemon and stuff.

#24 Edited by mems_1224 (45740 posts) -

A Pokemon mmo would rake in billions and they can do a huge update every end of the year adding more features and Pokemon and stuff.

You trust Nintendo to make a competent online game? lol

#25 Edited by Ghost120x (3639 posts) -

@Ghost120x said:

A Pokemon mmo would rake in billions and they can do a huge update every end of the year adding more features and Pokemon and stuff.

You trust Nintendo to make a competent online game? lol

They would obviously collaborate with a company with mmo experience, and gamefreak would do a consulting role. Square enix might be a good partner for them they could make the graphics cell shaded like the dragon quest mmo but they must keep the traditional turn based battle mechanics.

#26 Posted by jg4xchamp (46622 posts) -

Gamefreak do anything interesting, progressive, ambitious, or even remotely creative again with Pokemon? In this lifetime? Not going to happen.

#27 Posted by TheFadeForever (1633 posts) -

btw does nintendo own most of gamefreak

#28 Posted by Ballroompirate (21630 posts) -

One could hope, but it won't happen

#29 Posted by Shinobishyguy (22314 posts) -

And effectively kill any future sales of their handhelds? Yeah good idea

#30 Posted by DJ-Lafleur (34079 posts) -

First people wanted Zelda to be like Skyrim and now Pokemon? Yeesh.

#31 Posted by LustForSoul (5781 posts) -

They put more work in balancing a thousand pokemon in a single game. Putting that many pokemon in a full 3d game, each with their own animation is a lot of unnecessary work. You'd be getting the same games you have now with better graphics. Pokemon is grinding and stuff, which is something for on the go.