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Have they announced how long they've been working on this?

#1Kyle1022Posted 2/8/2013 12:11:05 PM
It'd be interesting to know, they've obviously been working on it long before B2W2 released
#2CakeOfLiesPosted 2/8/2013 12:12:17 PM
It would be interesting to know...
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#3XWolfOPosted 2/8/2013 12:13:36 PM
Kyle1022 posted...
It'd be interesting to know...


I can't see how, but no. They didn't.
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#4Brandon042487Posted 2/8/2013 12:14:31 PM
Probably since the 3DS was released.

It's not like a company can't develop two games at the same time.
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#5SilverSaint7Posted 2/8/2013 12:17:58 PM
They were one of the first to get the 3DS devkit so they probably started working on XY before the 3DS even came out.
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#6Kyle1022(Topic Creator)Posted 2/8/2013 12:45:36 PM
XWolfO posted...
I can't see how, but no. They didn't.


I want to know if they spent years and years on this or just pooped it out. Might be indicative of the quality of the game we can expect come October.
#7zurcnPosted 2/8/2013 1:25:13 PM
they had a meeting about a month and a half ago decided it would be a good idea, produced some concept art and announced it soon after,

they saw their creation and thought it was good

on the seventh day they took a break

since then they started working on it full time to have it ready for october

tl.dr: who cares?
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#8Kyle1022(Topic Creator)Posted 2/8/2013 4:04:52 PM
zurcn posted...
tl.dr: who cares?


Me considering I made the topic. The other people who posted in this topic. You for posting in the topic.
#9SlimeStackPosted 2/8/2013 4:07:39 PM
I think it was said that Black and White were developed alongside HGSS or something. So that would mean Gen VI has been in development since sometime after HGSS was finished.
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#10ThatKippPosted 2/8/2013 4:12:17 PM(edited)
IIRC before the 3DS was officially revealed, we got news that some companies were getting devkits for the DS's successor, among them Gamefreak. I think this was back in the beginning of 2010 but I can't be sure. So the longest they could've been working on programming the game is about two years. Gameplay elements and concepts for the story and characters and new Pokemon could've been in the works for much longer.
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