Pokemon X and Y: New Follow-Up Game Rumors Listed, Snoop Lion Pays Homage to Pokemon
By Aditya Bhat | January 8, 2014 12:45 AM EST
Rumors about a follow-up game for Nintendo's Pokemon X and Y have begun to surface. It was suggested that the next Pokemon game is likely to be titled Pokemon Plus and Pokemon Minus, Dual Pixels reported.
New follow-up game in development?
Below are some of the other rumors in the report:
- Rumors have churned out regarding developer Game Freak who reportedly received Alpha-Prototype hardware and has now upgraded it into a Beta-Prototype hardware.
- Also, a lot of concept art is moving between Pokemon Company and Nintendo.
- Also there have been rumors of an overhauled basic system of battle that is simpler than the one in existence.
- Rumors also suggest the introduction of a new Pokemon Band that will allow players, who do not want to battle, to make Pokemon's dance and make music together as a co-op feature.
- Pokemons from Hoenn and Sinnoh could return.
- New Pokemon Types like Shinies that can significantly change the game might be introduced.
- Players worldwide will be able to chat, trade, mingle and are rumored to experience updated storylines on the mainland.
- The theme of the game could be Old Tradition vs New Exploration.
- The main legendary Pokemon for Pokemon Plus could be Shi Foo Lion with multiple faces, that is a Psychic/Ground-type. Meanwhile, the one for Pokemon Minus is a Ghost/Fairy type with many arms and hands.
- The game could be based South East Asia with one large peninsula and many smaller islands.
Previously the source that is fanning this rumor had leaked out Castlevania: Mirrors of Fate and Kingdom Hearts HD Remix, which were found to be real later.
Snoop Lion Pays Homage to Pokemon
Rapper Snoop Lion aka Snoop Dogg has released a music video that pays homage to Pokemon and also to other side-scrolling shooter games, GameSpot reported.
The video was for his new record Reincarnated and the track was "Get Away ft. Angela Hunte". It showcases a Pokebattle between the Snoop Dogg and Major Lazer. After the battle, both of them team up to play in the side-scrolling shooter killing enemies.
Maintenance Affects Online Play
Nintendo Network will be on maintenance and hence will affect online play of Pokemon X and Y in North America, reported Network Status page. The maintenance will be running from 7-9 pm ET, 6 January.
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