The newest entries in the ‘Pokemon’ franchise are almost upon us. As with any new iteration, there are plenty of new features and new monsters to get excited about.
It seems as though there was a real emphasis to switch up the tried and true formula with ‘Pokemon X’ and ‘Pokemon Y,’ at least when compared to previous versions of the franchise. There is even a new Pokemon type for the first time since ‘Pokemon Gold’ and ‘Pokemon Silver’ back in 2000.
Here are the five most exciting new features of the upcoming ‘Pokemon X’ and ‘Pokemon Y.’ Some of the most exciting new features are instantly apparent, while others are hidden a bit deeper under the surface.