Pokémon Shield for Nintendo Switch
Switch

Pokémon Shield

Nov 15, 2019 NEW
8.39
playscore
Good
35th of 3496

Trailer, Gameplay, & Screenshots

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About this game

Developer: Game Freak
Content Rating: Everyone

Summary

Become a Pokémon Trainer and embark on a new journey in the new Galar region! Choose from one of three new partner Pokémon: Grookey, Scorbunny, or Sobble. In this all new adventure, you'll encounter new and familiar Pokémon as you catch, battle, and trade Pokémon while exploring new areas and uncovering an all-new story. Get ready for the next Pokémon adventure in the Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield games.

Gamer Reviews

585 Reviews
8.75
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4 reviews
8.22
Suni
8.20
Dec 13, 2019

I enjoyed the game a lot despite all the critic it got before the release.

The gym battles made me feel excited for the first time I have started playing pokemon and the wild area is just an amazing place to discover.


But the story for this game was kinda bland and didn't make a lot of sense to me.

30
Navilo
8.70
Nov 19, 2019

The game is not ver long but always cool.

10
Enrique Martos

Enrique Martos

Jan 10, 2020
10.00
Frank Schulze

Frank Schulze

Nov 26, 2019
6.00

Aggregate Gamer Reviews

Critic Reviews

60 Reviews
8.03
9.30
Casey DeFreitasNov 13, 2019
Pokemon Sword and Pokemon Shield are closer to my dream Pokemon RPGs than anything that’s come before. I’d still like better cutscenes, companion Pokemon, the complete Pokedex, and a more visually interesting Wild Area, but nitpicks are just not very effective when everything else was such a complete joy to play. The way they respect my time is wonderful, and the removal of monotony from random encounters and other odds and ends distills it down to only the pure and charming fun of capturing, training, and battling wonderful creatures.
Darryn BonthuysNov 20, 2019
Pokémon Sword and Shield is everything that you love about pocket monsters and then some. With an emphasis on sharpening what works and ditching more bloated elements aside to create the best region yet for the franchise, Pokemon Sword and Shield is pocket monster catch ‘em all mania at its very best.
Jacob WhritenourNov 22, 2019
Players still have half the total to mix and match for their teams and the new Pokémon in the Galar are all incredible. Pokémon Sword and Shield truly live up to the Pokémon name by creating an enjoyable experience filled with so many unique creatures. Those who have played through previous generations can come into these games with all their knowledge and still be surprised and blown away at the creativity and strategy. Sword and Shield are amazing as is and truly define the term quality over quantity.

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