The newest issue of the CorCoro Japanese magazine has revealed new gameplay details for "Pokemon Alpha Sapphire" and "Pokemon Omega Ruby." According to a report from Segment Next on July 12, players will be able to customize their pocket monsters. Pikachu was used as an example as its attire can be changed to other costumes(including an interesting hard rock look).
The two upcoming titles also come with "Pokemon Amie," a mode returning from last year's "Pokemon X" and "Pokemon Y." Similar to the "Nintendogs" series, users can interact with their pocket monsters by feeding, petting and playing with them. Doing so would increase their bonds with the creatures, which results in better stats.
"Pokemon Alpha Sapphire" and "Pokemon Omega Ruby" also comes with the ability to create "super-secret bases." The feature gives players the ability to customize their very own gyms. They can set up the decorations, traps and battle rules. The bases can be shared online, allowing other users to try to breach the user-created areas.
Although "Pokemon Alpha Sapphire" and "Pokemon Omega Ruby" are remakes of "Pokemon Sapphire" and "Pokemon Ruby," the two new games also incorporate several elements introduced in "Pokemon X" and "Pokemon Y." Along with "Pokemon Amie," both titles use the same 3D graphics engine as well as the mega evolution feature. The upcoming releases also include a new transformation called Primal Reversion where the pocket monster can turn into to form from ancient past.
Nintendo is prepping to launch the newest "Pokemon" installments on Nov. 21 in Japan and the United States. The same products are also being released in Europe a week later on Nov. 28 while an official release date has not yet been confirmed for Canada. A gameplay screen from the official Twitter website of the gaming franchise can be viewed with the photo attached near the top of this article.