Pokemon Platinum is a Adventuring game available on the DS.
Pokemon Platinum is a Adventuring game. Adventure games are enjoyed for two reasons: they provide enemy encounters that require tactics and strategy to conquor, and they create a fantasy world in which to explore and adventure.
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Combining the dual Pokmon releases, Pearl and Diamond, which came out two years ago, Platinum is the best version of the franchise to date. The small changes from the previous games aren't enough to warrant playing it again, but for newcomers like me it's the perfect introduction to the franchise. It might look and have a "kiddie" reputation, but it was a surprisingly deep and rewarding Japanese role playing game that I never expected to enjoy as much as I did.
It's another one of my gaming misdemeanours that I've never touched a Pokémon game until now. The irresistible urge to collect 'em all has never flowed through my veins and, although I'm a great fan of RPG's, I've barely given Pokémon a second glance. Until now.
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