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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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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 61 out of 77
  2. Negative: 1 out of 77
  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
    Game Freak has pulled a Hannah Montana and found the best of both worlds here, solidifiying an experience that embraces newcomers without forgetting the hardcore that will be itching to dive in. Acting as what is essentially a remake of Pokémon Red, Blue and Yellow prevents this from being truly groundbreaking, but the foundations established here spell an exciting future for Pokémon on Switch.
  5. Nov 20, 2018
    80
    It’s the perfect title for longtime fans who want a relaxed experience, anyone who wants to try a Pokémon title for the first time or is just looking for something on the easier side to try with a younger relative. Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu and Eevee! might not be a look at what to entirely expect for Pokémon’s future on console, but does a wonderful job as a first step moving forward from traditional handhelds.
  6. Game World Navigator Magazine
    Feb 8, 2019
    78
    It’s hard to make sense of the game that’s basically a Switch port of iOS/Android remake of Pokemon Red/Green. Is it a step forward, step backward – or maybe just a shameless cash-in? Turns out, it’s a great remake – the world looks exactly as we imagined it back when we were staring at black and white pixels of original Red/Green. [Issue#235, p.44]
  7. Dec 27, 2018
    40
    While it’s nearly impossible to hate a Pokémon game, Let’s Go Eevee doesn’t rank with the greats. Rather than forging a new path in the current generation, this quasi-remake relies too heavily on the weak gameplay of the mobile hit and lacks both the strategy and motivation to succeed. Eevee is cute and innocent, but this particular entry has not reached its fully-evolved form.

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Score distribution:
  1. Dec 7, 2018
    10
    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 controlsWhether 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 Expand
  2. Nov 22, 2018
    10
    Excelente. Este juego es una maravilla, no por ser pokemon, mas bien por ser un gran titulo que da lo mejor de si y de los desarrolladoresExcelente. Este juego es una maravilla, no por ser pokemon, mas bien por ser un gran titulo que da lo mejor de si y de los desarrolladores implementando nuevas mecánicas para que los usuarios vean toda una nueva forma de jugar y capturar pokemones. una maravilla sin duda, toma tu gran 10, sin duda bien ganado. Expand
  3. Nov 23, 2018
    10
    A faithful retelling of Yellow, with plenty of extra content. The lack of random encounters and battling wild pokémon is jarring for some,A faithful retelling of Yellow, with plenty of extra content. The lack of random encounters and battling wild pokémon is jarring for some, but for myself others it is a nice change. No endless Zubats in Mt. Moon, plenty of trainers to battle for experience (as well as getting experience for catching pokémon), and accurate sizes for all pokémon in and out of battle. As a long time fan of the games, I do not see the reason for hate. Next year we will get Generation VIII games, and hopefully that will silence some of the naysayers. Expand
  4. Nov 18, 2018
    7
    An enjoyable albeit short experience, that suffers from a lack of post-game content which has become a staple of the series for last 15 years.
  5. Nov 16, 2018
    2
    Obnoxiously easy. Not really meant for the nostalgic audience. This game was made for toddlers and loses all the challenge and excitement fromObnoxiously easy. Not really meant for the nostalgic audience. This game was made for toddlers and loses all the challenge and excitement from the original games. I just want to battle Pokemon, not feed them berries. I beat the first gym using 1 Pokemon (Butterfree...Butterfree really????). I do not care about online Nintendo and I will not pay to play. How do you go from Breath of the Wild and Mario Odyssey to this? Expand
  6. Jan 4, 2019
    0
    Over 20 years, Pokémon has been one of the series that make fans to enjoy new adventures. There are a lot of things that make Pokémon the hugeOver 20 years, Pokémon has been one of the series that make fans to enjoy new adventures. There are a lot of things that make Pokémon the huge success that it is. However, it seems that in Pokémon Let's Go everything was lost.

    1°: The addition of grass in the overworld is pointless. Pokémons can come and by and you don't even need to walk on the grass to trigger an encounter.

    2°: There is no Pokémon reward anymore. In order to get some Pokémons, you either have them in your team and train them until they could evolve by level up or by stone effect or you could spend some time searching around until you could find a very rare final evolution of such Pokémon. Now it is pointless as when you walk into the Mt. Moon and you just need to wait until a Clefable spawn or having a Beedrill spawning by your side at Veridian Forest.

    3°: I get the 150 ones... But how could they exclude the whole bunch of evolutions and pre evolutions of Kantonian Pokémons found in generations ahead? It is another pointless thing for me. The game simply ignored all the evolutions of pokémons. Instead, they added Alolan forms and Mega forms. This was a great opportunity to have a Kanto updated pokedex with their 184 Pokémons.

    4°: Pokémon appearing in the wild is very cool, but it causes a lag in the game. There are moments when the frame rate drops drastically and this is due the appearing of the pokémons in the overworld by the lure effect.

    5°: The controls were terribly planned. They could let people play in the TV by the use of both joycons or pro controller. However, they force you to choose either traditional way [handheld] or with movement controls. In addition, it is disturbing because in every game, the movement control is in the left hand and the options is in the right hand. Now they force you to choose either playing with right hand or left hand. They could leave the option of playing with both joycons as if it were on handheld mode.

    6°: The pokeball plus. It is bad having access to one of the pokémons by just buying a peripheral. But the problem is because this peripheral can't be used in any other game.

    7°: The game is repetitive and does not have the replay fact. By the middle of the game, you get tired of so much battles and the lack of a catching story. You play just for playing... This could have been improved in this remake. Yet, everything was made poorly if you compare with the yellow version.

    8°: The game is simply easier and difficultly pokémon would have achieved its huge success if it was like this at the begginning. The game turned back to everything that make it great. The playing mode in the game should have come in a "easy mode" where players could choose to play in a easy one or in a traditional one.

    9°: Battles with friends is fun, but again pointless as the surprise factor and training factor don't interfere anymore. Battles were a complicated fact in pokémon core series as it demands a lot of time and lots of combinations to make everything perfect for a battle.

    10°: Why removing the buying factor? What is the point of having pokéballs all the time? You can find a pack of 5 in the overworld, you can earn as reward and you can buy them for just 100$. It is like having infinite pokeballs.

    11° The menu is another thing... It was not well planned. Differently from previous versions, you don't have a particular selection of itens you can quickly use by pressing a single button [Y in the most cases]. Due to this you have to run through the menu to get simple and necessary things such as the map access and get off of a flying Pokémon.

    I could go on and on... But I won't... The game change bad aspects of previous ones... But what we want is not make change everything and erased all the concepts, instead we want things to build up. In this past 20 years, we have seen how pokémon storage have been changed, for instance... This updates does not change the game, but make improvements which are well accepted... What Pokémon Let's Go did was basically ignore all the things the series have been loyal for over 20 years.
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  7. Nov 16, 2018
    0
    Game is too easy and miss like 700+ pokemon and features from older games. Don't buy.

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