‘Pokemon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire’ Review: Stellar

Although it’s impossible not to draw comparisons to “Pokemon X & Y,” “Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire” takes the game’s previous engine and tweaks it just enough to draw out its finer qualities, will adding several new features that ultimately make for another fantastic Pokemon game.

It’s almost impossible for a series with the longevity of the Pokemon series to find new ways to reinvent the wheel, but make no mistake, “Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire” are not the latest installments of the WWE or Sonic the Hedgehog series.

There is never a year of transition. Never an excuse for less features because of a new system. And there’s never the thought of radically changing the entire gameplay engine.

Why? Because Pokemon has always worked well and always will.

For better or for worse, you always know what you’re going to get with the Pokemon series.

Simply put, “Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire” takes what already worked with “Pokemon X & Y” and combines it with the uniqueness of the original “Pokemon Ruby & Sapphire” creating the must have 3DS game of 2014 and one that will devour hours of your time.

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