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8.6
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Score Breakdown Based on 1524 ratings
  1. 10 (570)
  2. 9 (536)
  3. 8 (268)
  4. 7 (76)
  5. 6 (10)
  6. 5 (14)
  7. 4 (2)
  8. 3 (8)
  9. 2 (8)
  10. 1 (32)

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  • User Rating 5.5

    Improved graphic and pretty setting, but the new generation is poor and is the same in many areas to its predecessors.

    Rated on February 26, 2012 by onelessvillian

    I'll make this fairly simple, I once was a massive pokemon nerd. I've played every pokemon game (main titles) from pokemon yellow to black apart from silver and platinum, despite the better graphics, ...

    2 out of 3 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 5

    switch consoles

    Rated on March 01, 2012 by aceboog908

    Why in the world do they keep making pokemon on these handheld gaming systems ...... switch to xbox or ps3 put a little bit of online work into it i guarantee more revenue for your side ...... grown f...

    0 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8

    People think Pokemon has gone too far going into it's 5th Generation. I am going to have to disagree.

    Rated on March 25, 2012 by reloadeddarknes

    When this game was first announced, i could not have been happier. I knew this game would have me hooked the second i started playing. After a year of remakes of Gold and Silver i'm glad GameFreak had...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 10

    same old thing capture pokemon

    Rated on April 08, 2012 by pikachuatwar

    same old thing capture pokemon ,trade,and beat gyms but it is EXITING AND AMAZING WITH THE GRAPHICS AND THE STORY THE POKEMON WORLD IS GETTING BETTER BUT DONT YOU WISH THEY WOULD MAKE A POKEMON...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8

    An unforgettable, journey that marks a milestone in Pokemon gaming history.

    Rated on July 20, 2012 by HTPockyThief

    Wow Nintendo! Pokemon Black has actually lived up to it's hype, although it's got some obvious flaws. As a huge fan of Pokemon (played every single game so far) with great knowledge of competitive bat...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8

    Another Great installment in the series.

    Rated on October 13, 2012 by playstation269

    Pokemon Black is another great installment in the Pokemon series. It was definitely better than I expected it to be. Graphics: The graphics were great. Some of the cities looked fantastic and the c...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9

    Very Impressive

    Rated on October 25, 2012 by Hamsaidson

    Despite the fact that the new Pokemon are a bit ugly, Pokemon Black is one the better games in the series. I would recommend it to anyone willing to start or return to playing Pokemon. This game is a ...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8

    My 1st impressions after beating Pokemon Black. Its the little things that make Black stand out as a great pokemon game

    Rated on December 21, 2012 by LOSTLEAD8R

    Playing through Black I have to say it really cracked down on battles being "easy". This is certainly a hard game for Pokemon standards, and I loved the challenge. The AI is at least smarter, and ther...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9

    They should of only made one!

    Rated on December 30, 2012 by Shattered-dream

    Here it is the new of Pokemon. It's back again and about time too. This time they added a new region too. The region is big and kind odd looking unlike the rest, but it is pretty cool. You can only vi...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8

    Pokemon black is the 5th generation of pokemon featuring a new pokemon and a whole new place and legacy.

    Rated on February 20, 2013 by Hiddai

    I bought this game on October 7th 2011 in Yom-Kipur and tried to play it a little bit before and mainly after the fast. The Pokemon legend continues this time to Unova region where the 5th generati...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.