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Favorite game from two points of view.

#1shadyguyrockmanPosted 1/12/2013 3:32:50 PM(edited)
Which game/generation do/did you like the most (as in subjectively enjoy) and which do you rationally think is the best?

In my case, I enjoy playing the first generation the most, probably due to the novelty at the time, and nostalgia nowadays. As for the second point, I can't decide between HG/SS and B2/W2, both due to the sheer amount of content available. You can explore endlessly and do an amazing number of different things, so it can be enjoyable for even more audiences. I couldn't decide because while B2/W2 have more Pokémon species and the competitive online component, HG/SS having two regions, both easier on the eyes than Unova, makes the single-player experience better in my opinion.

I'd love to hear thoughts on both ends. What gives you the nostalgic shivers, and what would you grade A+? Elaborating on the reasons is optional, but makes way for entertaining discussions
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#2ZERO2936Posted 1/12/2013 3:31:51 PM
I like Black and White the most, but I think Black 2 and White 2 are the best.
#3EstheimasterPosted 1/12/2013 3:34:42 PM
History: Began with Pokémon Red when it was released and has played every main series game since.

I enjoyed Pearl the most. It was completely new graphics, cool sprites, physical/special split, online connectivity, and a way to EV train practically. It was a completely new step that carried us stylistically through Gen V. It is to Gen V what Gen I is to Gen II. It was very fun and I poured hours into it.

Best gameplay-wise easily goes to Black 2. The PWT put it over the top, after already having BW's Global Battling aspect. It had many wonderful cameos and was an overall fun region. The PWT was a great way to wrap up the end of an era (Gen III-V).
#4DracovianPosted 1/12/2013 3:36:19 PM
Rationally B2 and W2 are the best. I prefer Gold.
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#5TheRedLumaPosted 1/12/2013 3:39:00 PM
The one I like the best: Emerald
The one I think is actually the best: Black 2/White 2
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