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Pokken Tournament eShop page up – details, tentative file size, screenshots

Posted on February 11, 2016 by (@NE_Brian) in News, Screenshots, Wii U | 0 Likes

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Wii U owners in North America can now view Pokken Tournament’s eShop page. Some interesting details are included in the listing.

First, in terms of controllers, Nintendo says that the following options are supported:

– Wii U Pro Controller
– Wii Remote + Classic Controller Pro
– Wii Remote
– Wii Remote + Nunchuck
– Wii U GamePad

Regarding online play, players can expect the following:

– Online multiplayer
– Leaderboards

Of course, local multiplayer is included as well.

I’m usually hesitant to post about file sizes from the eShop given previous inaccuracies, but the listing says Pokken Tournament requires 4234.4MB for the download. If nothing else, it’ll take up a few gigabytes.

Head past the break for the game overview. You’ll also find some screenshots below.

Battle Pokemon live never before in all-new, action-packed arena fights! Perform vivid Pokemon movies in all their glory with button combinations through an intuitive fighting system to unleash devastating attacks upon your opponent to become the Pokken Tournament champion!

Learn various fighting styles of Pokemon such as Pikachu, Charizard, Lucario, and more. Any fan will be able to learn and execute signature Pokemon moves with a press of a button. Turn the tide of battle by calling upon support Pokemon to assist, and unleash devastating attacks to KO your opponent.

Battles await, and it’s up to you to claim the title of Pokken Tournament champion!

Thanks to gamerguy412 for the tip.

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  • Vigilante_blade

    The Wii remote alone being supported is worrisome, since it means that the game can’t really be all that complex.

    • KnightWonder

      The game doesn’t need to be complex to be fun.

      • Felipe M.

        It doesn’t but if it’s a button masher then it reduces its fun.

        • KnightWonder

          For some, not all.

          • Vigilante_blade

            For any worthy fighter, it needs some degree of complexity. Even smash (Melee and 64) tend to seem simple, but they actually have many advanced inputs. Honestly, it’s the beauty of it. Easy to get into, hard to master. Still, I would have expected a bit more.

            Easy to get into, but complex at pro level si waht makes games fun for everyone. It’s very inclusive.

          • Reuben Shion

            Divekick is 2 buttons.

          • Vigilante_blade

            It’s not really that deep of a fighter, lol.

          • MechaSlinky

            Brawl and 4 support standalone remote. I personally find it to be a terrible control scheme for those games, but it’s still there and those games are no less fun or complex for it since the remote option is just an option and not what the games were designed around.

          • Vigilante_blade

            Well… I could argue that Brawl and Smash 4 are far less complex than Melee, Project M or even 64, but that is less a result of the controller, but rather, the mechanics in place. Then again, things like light-shielding wa spossible because of the Gamecube’s analogue triggers, which other controllers do not have (save for the older classic controllers), so I would assume that it was removed to accommodate controllers that only had digital triggers.

        • NintendoPSXTheSecond

          As someone who has played Pokken and seen extensive footage of it, button mashing will leave you open for death.

          • Vigilante_blade

            I hope so for the community.

          • TeddyBearYoshi

            Project M supports sideways Wii remote. It is just as deep as Melee.

          • Vigilante_blade

            And it comes with a slower dash input, a less effective smash attack input, etc… We did what we could, but did not accomodate the game around the controller. No conpetitive player could ever seriously win a tourney with it.

    • Brian

      I was actually wondering if that part of the listing was inaccurate. We’ll see!

      • Vigilante_blade

        I also think that may be possible.

    • I’ve heard people with review copies say it wasn’t supported.
      edit my bad thinking tphd

      • Vigilante_blade

        Lol, no worries.

    • Vinicius

      You could play Tekken Tag 2 with the Wiimote only.

      • Vigilante_blade

        That must have played terribly.

        • SecretX

          Then don’t use it. Stop complaining about it.

          • Vigilante_blade

            I don’t think you’re getting my argument here. I’m saying that I’m concerned that they game may have been oversimplified to accomodate the Wiimote.

          • Reuben Shion

            We must kill these children because they could potentially kill us.

          • Reggie

            “Also, I don’t have to listen to you.” Real mature, especially when everyone else are making far more convincing arguments than you.

            If they seriously wanted to accommodate to the Wiimote, they would’ve forgone all of the other control options. Aren’t they also releasing a new controller made specifically for this game? You can’t say that the controls were programmed in mind for the Wiimote then, especially when this is a Wii U game, not a Wii game.

          • Vigilante_blade

            Well, no, I really don’t have to listen to his demands. I will talk if I so desire. He doesn’t get to tell me to stop talking. Well… he can tell me to stop talking, but I don’t have to abide to his demands. It was a demand, not an argument. I therefore had no arguments to respond to.

            As I have said, I am worried about the “possibility” of the game being made too simple to accommodate a controller with very little inputs. I’ve made no claims that they game was in fact made that way. Are you even listening to me?

          • R.Z.

            The game was made for arcades and played with a controller similar to the Hori one that gets released for the game.
            The possibility that it was made with Wiimote in mind, even if porting it to the WiiU was in plans from the beginning, is very small.

          • Vigilante_blade

            I hope you are right. Mind you, I am not really the intended demographic. It uses the gamepad for local multiplayer.

          • Reggie

            Unless I see proof that the control scheme was simplized for one controller, then I simply won’t believe it. This is a game for the Wii U, and one that’s going to have a controller made specially for it, so there’s no reason for them to accommodate an optional, older controller.

          • Vigilante_blade

            Again, I am saying that I am “concerned”, not that it is currently simplified. Why are you assuming things i have not said?

            And I have a great reason for you. The Pro controller was also made specifically for the Wii U. What reason would they have to not accommodate it? They even ask you to pay a hefty sum to own one.

          • Addy the Wanderer

            You just brought out the elitist in you.

          • Vigilante_blade

            Yes, because telling someone to shut up makes you any less of an elitist.

            Instead of trying to paint me as something that I am not as an attempt to discredit me without actually attempting any civil discussion, how about you contribute something to this discussion?

          • Addy the Wanderer

            Still, it was uncalled for. Also, what I said did not mean were an elitist, you were acting like one.

          • Vigilante_blade

            And I beg to differ. Please, keep it classy. I know you often disagree with me, but we don’t have to bring personal feelings into this. I think we can learn to respect one another. I know that I for one have often been categorized as an elitist for simply preferring Melee and its advanced techniques over later games in the smash series, which is a very unfair statement. Casual elitism is a thing, don’t be one of those.

            And there is nothing “uncalled for” with telling someone that I won’t meet his “demands” to shut up. If he doesn,t want to hear it, he can just not look at my comments. No need to white-knight the trolling party.

          • Addy the Wanderer

            “white-knight”
            “trolling”
            I hate that internet slang talk everyone’s been doing, and I wish for it to die.

          • Vigilante_blade

            Remove “elitist” for that matter.

          • Addy the Wanderer
          • Vigilante_blade

            Yep, and that word should be removed from gaming discussion so we can actually have real discussions.

    • wiki443556

      Smash bros. Can be played with just the wiimote

      • Vigilante_blade

        And no one plays it that way. For good reasons.

        • My friend WRECKED people with the Wiimote.

          • Vigilante_blade

            Did he ever go to a national tournament?

          • Yep. He would also let people choose his character and and use the Wiimote 1 vs 4. We used to do looser swaps out when we had more than 4 people, but then we changed it so it would just be him swapping out instead so someone else could win XD.

          • Vigilante_blade

            I knew a guy like him, but he later chose the GC controller and became much, much better at the game. Though it also depend son the game. A game like Project M requires more technical prowess, and using a Wiimote would actually be a very bad disadvantage. I don’t play Brawl, or Smash 4, but I would imagine that it would be less punishing as they amount of technical skill input-wise is much less demanding.

          • Felipe M.

            I tried playing Smash 4 with the Wii U Pro Controller after the GameCube controller and it felt so off and unnatural. Even worse was when I played with the GamePad, heck, it felt laggy also!

          • Vigilante_blade

            Makes sense. The Wii U Pro controller isn’t a wired controller, so lag is inevitable. And yeah, Smash was made for the GC controller. It just works.

          • TheChosen

            Project M? Project M is not an official game. Deal with it.

          • Vigilante_blade

            I hardly see why what you said even matter in this discussion, unless it’s your failed attempt at trying to troll me? Official or not, I love this game. I used Project M as an example because that is what I play, but I could have easily substituted it with Melee.

        • wiki443556

          Still, it’s possible. So your point about only simple games using the wiimote is inaccurate

          • Vigilante_blade

            Well, it neither is accurate, nor is it accurate. It’s talking about possibilities here.

    • Smash Bros. use it so what your point?

      If someone want to use let em. Options. Control options. Are good.

      • Vigilante_blade

        Yes, and it lacks certain features, like being able to dash faster, using a control stick for example.

        • Advance*

          You’re contradicting yourself. If being able to use the Wii-mote for Smash doesn’t mean the whole game is simple or that it was dumbed down to accommodate it, why would that be the case in Pokken Tournament? Why wouldn’t you assume it would just be the inferior controller option as it was for Smash?

          • Vigilante_blade

            It is a possibility. As I said. I’m concerned at the possibility. I’ve never once states that the game was not a deep game. I hope it is.

    • IIRC Smash Bros Brawl could be played with the Wii mote. Street Fighter is played on controllers with less buttons than the Wiimote. Many a fighting game has used less buttons than a Wii Mote.

      You can also use the HORI Pokken Tournament controller.

      • Vigilante_blade

        I know, however, this is based off Tekken, which uses a lot more buttons usually. I am still concerned that this is a light version of Tekken potentially.

        • Of course this is a “light” version of Tekken. Have you see the Tournament that was held tho? It is really deep with people pulling moves.

          • Vigilante_blade

            I didn’t feel that way. it felt a bit like button mashing to be honest. To be fair, the players hadn’t played much of it prior.

          • Yeah, all fighting games feel like that the first time you play them. Smash, Street Fighter, BlazBlue, Marvel VS Capcom, Guilty Gear…all of them certainly felt like a button masher the first times I played them.

          • Vigilante_blade

            Sure, I mean, when I first played competitive Melee, I met a lot of resistance form people, with people saying that skill had no place in it. They were wrong, mind you, but I think the resistance is because people had a narrow way of seeing it (as a party game only).

        • Reuben Shion

          Tekken uses 4 face buttons. There are 4 buttons on the wiimote.

          • Vigilante_blade

            One being a trigger that cannot be easily accessed in sideways mod. A is too far from 1 and 2, meaning those using this controller will be punished.

          • Well they are just covering all bases as well, like in terms of the Wiimote in Smash, it is available as a controller option but it is certainly not ideal. Its just a selling point on the box / digital store front so parents know they don’t have to buy another controller for this game.

          • Vigilante_blade

            If it’s just that, heh, sure, I don’t care. As long as they didn’t have the Wiimote’s limitations in mind when making this game.

      • Felipe M.

        I played Brawl with the Wiimote but it was very limited and restrictive due to the little amount of buttons the Wiimote has. That and it’s only D-PAD.

    • tHe_MaN_wItH_nO_hAnD

      didn’t smash bros on the wii support the wii remote as an option?

      • Felipe M.

        “Smash Wii” yes it did.

        Let’s not refer it by its title. The devil does not deserve such treatment.

        • MagcargoMan

          Brawl. SSBB. Super Smash Bros. Brawl.

          Deal with it.

          • Felipe M.

            I will not deal with it. What you gonna do, Buddy? >:

          • MagcargoMan

            “What you gonna do, Buddy?”

          • Felipe M.

            I’m not your buddy, Buddy.

    • Kira – HylianKeyblade

      Well there is a Japanese tutorial for Pokkén Tournament, which seem to be fairly Smash like in some sense I guess as in no that advance techniques.

      youtube.com/watch?v=Z81Bgyl_T-s

      (It is up to yourself if you kind of want to be spoiled in terms of the controls but then again it isn’t really that much spoiling to it either).

      • Vigilante_blade

        Thanks for the info. I will probably not buy the game, mind you. I’m still a little annoyed that we can’t use two pro controllers locally, and both my friends and I would pretty much want to use it.

        • Kira – HylianKeyblade

          No problem either way :-). I am going to get Pokkén Tournament and mostly play it on the Gamepad I think due to Off-TV Play, so I will get use to the Gamepad that way.

          Even if you decide to pick up Pokkén Tournament, I think you are in for a good time regardless if you can use 2 Pro Controllers at once or not.

          • Vigilante_blade

            Doubt it, it’s the kind of game I’d play with friends and no one wants to use the pad, so I don’t really think I could use it unless we had a two Wii Us setups

          • Kira – HylianKeyblade

            Fair enough I guess, but it possible to link up two Wii U’s to each other with a LAN cable which will allow us to play locally in 60fp instead of 30fp normally. (Thought you might want to know ;-).).

            Either way, it is up to you :-).

          • Vigilante_blade

            Oh yeah, I know. The issue is finding other people with Wii Us. Those are pretty rare.

          • Kira – HylianKeyblade

            Hum… maybe you could try at a geek store where they sell things you would expect on a game/anime/cosplay con, or go to a con as you will likely find a few people who own a Wii U in the gaming section :-). (I
            know this might end up being a bit awkward solution).

            Still I wish you luck if you are going to ask someone you don’t know already.

      • Joachim
        • Kira – HylianKeyblade

          Please don’t post pictures like that ;^^. (I am not saying that you can’t , just that I am not for those kind of pictures/drawings).

          Actually if we count the episodes as days then the number would be 911, which would mean that Ash would only be about 2.5 years older. (Which would make a lot more sense
          then 20 years older).

          Either way, I hope you have a good day :-).

          • Joachim

            Either way, that’s not an excuse to not have gf Lol and we need Ash Jr. to keep Pokemon alive when Papa Ash retired with her wife Selena 🙂

          • Kira – HylianKeyblade

            Well, I don’t think that is going to happen for real for a while, but then I guess we always has fanfictions ;-). (Not a ship fanfiction reader, only well done story fanfictions).

            Still it would be cool to see something like it kinda like how the Digimon series did it in the last episode of season 2 with the re-gathering :-). (Got to know it from the internet).

        • TheChosen

          It seems you doesn`t understand what it means to be a Pokemon-Master dude xD And nope. It doesn´t mean to have a gf. You can have a gf all you want. It doesn´t matter.
          Lol a few days ago some Youtube-guy told me he never wants a girlfriend. I asked him why and guess what he answered back?
          “Because i then would have to give up my hobby. Lets Playing.” And guess what? He is 100% right in saying that. You cannot be a LetsPlayer if you have an annoying girlfriend around you. At least not a successfull one. Because your girlfriend would leave you seeing you 24/7 letsplaying and not playing with her. Thats how it goes. That might be sad but it is just the truth. If you HAVE a girlfriend, you are not having enough time for other things like LetsPlays or well- doing many other things.
          And the same can be sad as a Pokemon-master. Being such a guy means you are doomed to be lonely. To be the guy which allways wanders around and never keeps Standing still. Just like Lucky Luke and many other Fantasy-characters too…

          • Joachim

            No offense, but No man is an island or have a partner will stoping you in your goals.

            And by the way my ex-fiancé we used to do many things together also I give her space like she did to me too. You can’t be with your significant other 24/7 or play games 24/7 that’s very dumb dude……thing need to be valanced in your life. Even developers who are making games are married. My ex-fiancé she was really good in games especially fight (Street Fighter IV, KOF, Smash, and Tekken), we hang out a lot to arcades, comic con, and tournaments. Things didn’t work out for personal stuffs I don’t want discuss here.

            Maybe you and your YouTuber don’t have good luck find someone similar like you. But doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy your hobbies when you significant other. Your gf is your best friend.

            And I stick what I said Ash need gf is time even things doesn’t work out, at least will be something “new” in the series.

    • NinetalesCommander

      So? Naruto Ultimate Ninja Storm involves button mashing and that game is amazingly fun.
      And considering a lot of people have said this plays similar to that, that only makes it better.

      • Felipe M.

        > Naruto Ultimate Ninja Storm involves button mashing and that game is amazingly fun

        Eh, entirely subjective. I prefer the 2D Broken Bond Naruto game which also featured the original soundtrack of the series.

      • Vigilante_blade

        Any fighter that relies on button mashing is inferior. (I never played it, so I am unfamiliar with it). There is no point in practicing to get better at a game if a newbie without any training can randomly take you down.

        The point of any decent fighter is the fun of self-mastery.

        • NinetalesCommander

          That’s not exactly true.
          While it is true that Naruto Ultimate Ninja Storm does have you mashing the circle button a lot, there is still a load of strategy to it.
          For example, you have a lot of movement in that game, if you just randomly start charging in the button mash away, you’re going to get your butt handed to you if it’s against someone that knows the mobility well.
          Another area is the supports, a good player will know when the right time is to play their supports, they can use them for cover, combo with the character they are playing, or even just as a means for forcing your opponent to substitute.
          Pokken Tournament seems to be similar, granted I’ve not played the game myself but from the gameplay footage I’ve seen, it is at least somewhat similar to the Naruto games.
          Please do not think the Naruto games are the types that make button mashers win easy, it’s just not true.

          • Vigilante_blade

            As I’ve said, I never played them, so I’m not going to make any judgements either way. Though I maintain that depth is absolutely necessary for a fighter.

            The reason I stopped playing later Smash games is because I have played it competitively, and I can’t get the same rush from the later games.

    • MagcargoMan

      >Spends several of these articles talking about how options are good
      >Pro Controller gets confirmed
      >decides to whine about other control schemes anyway

      • Vigilante_blade

        Well, let’s move away from the “whining” card since it is clearly not what is happening. The gamepad is pushed for local multiplayer, meaning that it is “forced” on either one of two players who want to play the game even if both want to use a different controller. That is an issue.

        “Oh, but it lets you use it in a limited manner” is not exactly the best argument.

        As for the Wiimote, I don’t care whether it is supported or not. I however have shown concern at the game’s overall depth and whether they are adapting the controller to the game or adapting the game to the controller. I have a right to be concerned.

        • MagcargoMan

          “As for the Wiimote, I don’t care whether it is supported or not. ”

          Most of the posts you made in this thread tell me otherwise.

          • Vigilante_blade

            Selective reading on your part. As I have said, my only concern is that the game was made simpler to accommodate the controller. If not, I don’t mind either way.

            It feels as if you are deliberately misreading my comments.

  • GUYS. JUST PLAY TEKKEN. IT’S BETTER.

    • Wendigo Reacts

      Go away

      • Lolnope

        • TheChosen

          Tekken is garbage. Nobody wants that. i Even regret having bought Streetfighter IV for 3DS 4 years ago xD It was CRAP. The biggest pile of crap.

          • wat

          • TheChosen

            Streetfighter is bad everywhere. It wasn´t the game itself which was bad. It was just too repetitive, dumb unknown characters and just the same as in SF3. And SF5 is exactly like SF4. Crap. You could make Streetfighter 10 and it would still be the same boring game.
            Conclusion: it was a Remake. Just with new Levels. It is a reshash like yearly Assasins Creed, Need for Speed and Call of Duty/Fifa. It is also waaaaaay too casual for my taste. Well next time i listen to my heart, not to somebody else 😀

          • I’m not a huge Street Fighter fan, and even I know everything you said is wrong.

          • Also, Street Fighter and Tekken aren’t the same. Also, you bought Street Fighter IV on the 3DS. WHAT DID YOU EXPECT?

        • Vigilante_blade

          Got to stand up to these guys. Keep going 🙂

          • Wendigo Reacts

            Ah yes, the defender of the trolls has arrived

          • Vigilante_blade

            Bro, you just asked a guy to “go away”. What you did is everything wrong with the Nintendo community.

          • TeddyBearYoshi

            His comment was “GUYS. JUST PLAY TEKKEN. IT’S BETTER.” of course he’s going to tell him to go away, the guy is being a jerk and is doing nothing but trying to stir up trouble. What YOU did is everything wrong with the Gaming community.

  • Locky Mavo

    Have they confirmed Pokken’s local multiplayer does require the Gamepad?

    • Addy the Wanderer

      One player uses the Gamepad, the other uses any other controller.

      • Locky Mavo

        That’s definitely been confirmed? I remember it being another rumour.

        • Triforce of the Gods

          It was never a rumor. One console local requires one player to use the GamePad. If you want two Pro Controllers locally, you have to hook two consoles up via LAN cable.

  • Felipe M.

    What about the Pokkén Hori controller?

    • Vigilante_blade

      It works as a pro controller basically. So one player can use it. The other has to use the Gamepad no matter what.

      • Felipe M.

        That’s good news. Won’t buy that controller ’cause I figure for a fighter like this the Wii U Pro Controller will suffice, plus, I don’t want to spend more money on yet another controller. 😛

        • Vigilante_blade

          Yeah, the Wii U has way too many of them. It’s the only reason I hope the NX won’t be backward compatible and just start over, lol. I want to retire my Wiimotes. (Well, I already did, technically since I haven’t used them in a very long time).

  • Coonfoot

    With all these comments, I’m surprised link2metroid hasn’t left his usual “Pukemon” comment yet.

    • Vigilante_blade

      I like that guy. He often has great points.

      • Addy the Wanderer

        Please tell me your joking.

        • Vigilante_blade

          No, really, I think he’s brings up some great critical points.

          I mean, are you telling me that you “hate” the guy? Then for what reason? Disagreeing with you? Mind you, these are just wild guesses, but if that was the reason, I would be a little disappointed in you.

          • Addy the Wanderer

            I just don’t like his attitude. When I told him “if you don’t like the hosts of Nintendo Minute don’t watch or comment”, he said to “mind my own business”, calling them “fake clueless muppets” nor given a reason as to why he hates them. In a article featuring an interview with the hosts, he commented that he never bothered to read the article and bashed them, others calling out on him. I do not care if he hates them or this game or the franchise, I am done with that guy, and I am done with this conversation with you.

          • Vigilante_blade

            He’s right though. What is it to you that he doesn’t like them? Does it affect your enjoyment of life? He’s allowed to make such comments, and I somewhat agree to an extent. Nintendo minute looks extremely fake, mostly because of its overly politically correct attitude. I’d even venture to say that it sounds creepy, albeit not on purpose. He doesn’t really need a reason to dislike them.

            Often when I talk about my disdain for motion controls, people try to convince me that I should sit down and start using them again, as if I might magically grow to enjoy them despite years of self-torture trying to do just that. No matter how good they would get, I would never enjoy them. They act of using them does not appeal to me. Instead of accepting that I don’t like them, I get criticized for not having the same exact tastes as other very vocal people. Sometimes, you just dislike something and there is nothing you can do about it.

            I empathize with him and think he is right on this matter because you don’t get to tell him to tell him to not watch or not comment. That is his perogative. It’s when people tell others what to do (e.g. Go away!, Stop talking! or “Stop whining!”) that the fanbase loses its way and attempts to suppress diversity of opinion.

          • Addy the Wanderer

            I don’t even watch Nintendo Minute, so why are assuming I like it? Also you don’t need to bring up your disdain for motion controls, I get it. I stopped caring about that. I stopped caring about link2metroid says and I’m more than likely to stop caring about what you say, let alone speak to you.

          • Vigilante_blade

            I don’t mind, but I don’t like the “You disagree with me, please go away” attitude of some people, and I will call it out.

          • Wendigo Reacts

            But the, “I’m going to shout out an unpopular opinion, just to rustle jimmies, and when called out on it, not back my opinion up because I don’t have anything” attitude is ok?

            That’s what link2metroid does.

            Having legitimate complaints with thought put into them is one thing, trolling is another.

          • Vigilante_blade

            I hardly see it the same way you do. And there is nothing wrong with shouting out an unpopular opinion. If you can’t hear it, you need a thicker skin.

        • Locky Mavo

          Birds of a feather flock together.

    • Locky Mavo

      He’s likely off somewhere else saying how much he hates Nintendo Minute or something about Nintendo’s weekly sales.

  • Joachim
    • Vigilante_blade

      Won’t happen. They’ll keep Ash asexual sot hey can change the female partner when a new game comes out.

      • Jack Red

        You never know. It would just seem odd how they introduced a female character that actually admits to having a crush on Ash, Instead of throwing in some subtle hints. They could just as easily do two different things. One: Have Ash end his journey in Kalos and hang out with Serena while a new Main character takes over Ash’s role. Or Two: Have Serena continue on with Ash through the new region like how Misty traveled with Ash through three regions in the past. Kanto, Orange Islands, and Johto. Or even like Brock who traveled with Ash through Kanto, Johto, Hoenn, and Sinnoh. It just seems to be extremely suspicious that Serena is showing that she has a crush on Ash. Compared to Misty, May, Dawn, and Iris who all didn’t exactly show that they had a crush on Ash.

        • Vigilante_blade

          If they can prove me wrong, that’s be cool. I just think they don’t want to write Ash into a relationship. It’ll probably be some bittersweet farewell where Serena realizes that it’s better to let Ash go and pursue his dreams or something.

          • Jack Red

            The Pokemon anime has been known to do weirder things though. Even though it’s not canon, You had a total of two completely different talking Mewtwos in two completely different Pokemon movies. You’ve got the fan favorite first movie Mewtwo with the male voice that created clone Pokemon, and you’ve got the Genesect movie Mewtwo with a Mega evolution and a female voice. Plus you’ve got two Darkrais. One in the movie, and one in the anime.

          • Joachim

            “The Pokemon anime has been known to do weirder things though”

            Can’t be more weird like this….

            “Beauty and the Beach” is the 18th episode of the original Japanese series

            https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/7fe15d011aae2e6cac7f1d862916821b853a17b9a26f469f06f4870c1184a253.jpg

          • Jack Red

            Yeah. So really, having Ash either retire and stay with Serena, or Serena continue the journey with Ash wouldn’t be a surprise.

          • Joachim

            We need Ash Jr. And Papa Ash can be retired with her wife Serena :/

          • Jack Red

            I’ll admit, having an Ash Jr. would mean that there’s a major time gap right there anime storyline wise if Team Rocket’s to stick around, and going between Kalos and the new region for seventh gen.

          • Joachim

            Ash is cool but they should keep things real about Ash and Serena, I’m tired “friend zone” after 20 seasons…..

          • Jack Red

            Well Serena has been showing more affection towards Ash than Misty, May, Dawn, and even Iris. Another thing that raises the question on if Serena is either sticking around for the next region or Ash is going to quit after Kalos. (As he really hasn’t won a single cup in any region except the Orange Islands if I recall correctly.) Is the fact that Serena was introduced as a childhood friend of Ash’s. If you remember from the previous seasons, Each female companion that traveled with Ash didn’t start out knowing him. So Serena’s the only companion to be a childhood friend to Ash.

          • Joachim

            I agree, We have a little hope Ash Jr. can be make 😀 Wondering what’ll be happen next after XYZ….

          • Jack Red

            We just have to wait. But I really feel Ash and Serena won’t part ways.

      • Joachim

        That’s make feel depress “keep Ash asexual so hey can change the female partner when a new game comes out.”

  • 49ers fan

    jesus christ for a price tag…. i will never pay anything like that sum for a digital game as long i live, thats for damn sure…

    • TeddyBearYoshi

      Then.. buy it physically?


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Platform: WII U
Genre: FIGHTING
Publisher: Nintendo
Developer: Bandai Namco
Release date: March 18, 2016
OWN IT: 7 [I own this game]
BEAT IT: 4 [I beat this game]
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