The Pokémon Company updates Legends Arceus, Gen 4 remakes
The Pokémon Company has released two informational / promotional videos for Pokémon Shiny Diamond / Shiny Pearl and Pokémon Legends Arceus.
Shiny Diamond and Shiny Pearl Pokémon, remakes of the Sinnoh-region games, were controversial due to its chibi-like aesthetic design.
While not much has changed in this department, the video has given a better insight into the Pokémon, the world, and the characters throughout the game.
Most notably, viewers got to see how Pokétch was implemented. Considering the original games released on the Nintendo DS, Pokétch normally occupied the second screen and did not interfere with gameplay. It looks like the Pokétch is now a small window at the top right of the screen, allowing access to Pokémon stats, step counter, HMs, and more. without obscuring the gameplay. There appears to be an option to toggle the display on and off, although confirmation has yet to be provided.
As for Pokémon Legends Arceus, the posted video provided an update on some of the game’s unique additions, including details on mounts, Pokemon Guardians, and the plethora of customization options.
Additionally, the trailer showed off one of the main enemy types in the game: the Noble Pokémon. These Pokémon appear larger than their typical iteration and dominate some areas of the world. The player must use a combination of action-adventure and traditional Pokémon turn-based combat mechanics to reduce their HP before they finally catch them.
Shiny Diamond and Shiny Pearl Pokémon released on November 19e, 2021 while Pokémon Legends Arceus 28 januarye, 2022.