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Developer: Bandai Namco Studios
Content Rating: Everyone10+
Battle Pokémon like never before in all-new, action-packed arena fights! Perform vivid Pokémon moves in all their glory with button combinations through an intuitive fighting system to unleash devastating attacks upon your opponent to become the Pokkén Tournament champion! Learn various fighting styles of Pokémon such as Pikachu, Charizard, Lucario, and more. Any fan will be able to learn and execute signature Pokémon moves with a press of a button. Turn the tide of battle by calling upon support Pokémon to assist, and unleash devastating attacks to KO your opponent. Battles await, and it’s up to you to claim the title of Pokkén Tournament champion!
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It’s a testament to the quality of Pokken Tournament that I just wish there were more characters. There’s more than 600 Pokemon now and Pokken Tournament features just 16 of those. Perhaps this is an unfair criticism since this number is similar to most fighting game rosters at launch, but I simply need more. I need Hawlucha.
Pokken Tournament is the newest addition to the Wii U's excellent catalog of multiplayer games, and it is more than capable of holding its own against the other games in its company.
If you’re looking for a fun, solo, Pokemon-shaped distraction for 8-10 hours, then Pokken will happily scratch that itch. If you want more of a challenge against your fellow trainers then you’ll be left wanting. The complicated mechanics and mixed controller matchups make fights unfair, which is a shame given how much work has gone into making the Pokemon feel just right. It’s a valiant effort, but it’s not the competitive battler fans were hoping for.