Nintendo has revealed new information about the Pokémon Black Version 2, Pokémon White Version 2 and Pokémon Dream Radar videogames, as well as the Pokédex 3D Pro application. Pokémon Black Version 2 and Pokémon White Version 2 are playable in 2D on Nintendo 3DS and Nintendo 3DS XL, and launch on 12th October 2012, with the Pokédex 3D Pro following shortly thereafter.
A companion application to Pokémon Black Version 2 and Pokémon White Version 2, Pokédex 3D Pro will be sold separately via the Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS. Players can learn all about their favourite Pokémon, as this enhanced and upgraded version includes detailed information about more than six hundred and forty Pokémon featured in the history of the Pokémon videogame series. With the new Pokémon Challenge, players can test their Pokémon knowledge in a variety of quizzes. To ensure that players have access to the Pokédex that will aid them the most while playing Pokémon Black Version 2 and Pokémon White Version 2, the original Pokédex 3D will be removed from Nintendo eShop on 11th October.
In Pokémon Black Version 2 and Pokémon White Version 2, players will also have the ability to explore a new area called Join Avenue. This area is populated with anyone that a player has interacted with via wireless Tag Mode, trading or battling. These players will open shops in Join Avenue that sell rare items not found anywhere else in the videogame. There are several different types of shops that can be opened on Join Avenue, including those focusing on supplies, powering-up Pokémon and more. The rarity of items that can be purchased from these shops is determined by how populated a player’s Join Avenue is.
By connecting Pokémon Black Version 2 or Pokémon White Version 2 with a previously played Pokémon Black Version or Pokémon White Version videogame, players will be able to see what happened to some of the characters from Pokémon Black Version and Pokémon White Version during the past two years, capture special Pokémon, and more. The scenes players encounter in Pokémon Black Version 2 and Pokémon White Version 2 will depend on how far they have progressed through Pokémon Black Version or Pokémon White Version. Use of Memory Link requires either two systems from the Nintendo DS or Nintendo 3DS family or broadband Internet access.
Launching exclusively on Nintendo eShop for Nintendo 3DS on 12th October, Pokémon Dream Radar is an entirely 2D experience that lets players catch Pokémon and items using Augmented Reality technology by moving the Nintendo 3DS system to aim and shoot Dream Clouds. Caught Pokémon and items from Pokémon Dream Radar can be transferred to Pokémon Black Version 2 and Pokémon White Version 2. The videogame lets players take on the role of an assistant to Professor Burnet, a scientist studying the Interdream Zone. The Pokémon that players catch in Pokémon Dream Radar may have hidden abilities not available in Pokémon Black Version 2 and Pokémon White Version 2, and many of the items in the videogame cannot be found in Pokémon Black Version 2 and Pokémon White Version 2.
Pokédex 3D Pro will be available for Nintendo 3DS exclusively from Nintendo eShop on 8th November 2012, and promises to be the perfect companion application for all Pokémon fans, while Pokémon Black Version 2 and Pokémon White Version 2 introduce new ways for players to connect and get the most out of their videogame. Electronic Theatre will keep you updated with all the latest details on the Pokémon videogame franchise.