Z-Dude Reviews: Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Gates to Infinity

Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Gates to Infinity

 

Hello, everyone! I’m here to review the new Pokémon Mystery Dungeon game, Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Gates to Infinity. This game was released on March 24, 2013.

As usual this installment has you playing the role of a human that was transformed into a Pokémon. There is one difference in the beginning of the game, which is the fact that you get to choose who you are, and who your partner is.

In the beginning you have a dream, and a voice is calling for help, and then you see a Munna being chased by a Hydregion. This then leads to the selection of which Pokémon you are. You then fall from the sky, and when you awake you get to choose what Pokémon your partner is. After choosing this your partner then forces you to help him get to the land he is about to purchase. After purchasing it from a Quagsire, he tells you that his dream is to make a paradise, where every Pokémon can live in peace and harmony.  After sleeping in the cold for a night, he then tells you that he wants to locate a carpenter, so he can get a house built on his land. You then head to Post town, the main hub in the game, and Quagsire helps you find a carpenter. After walking to Swanna’s inn, he tells you that the Timburr you find are the apprentices of the carpenter. They lead you into Swanna’s Inn, and they tell you that their master is Gurdurr. You and your partner walk up to Gurdurr, and ask him to build you guys a house. He agrees, but tells you that you have to go to Stony Cave, and get five blue gems.

I’ll let you explore the story for yourself if you decide to purchase the game, but the story does have cute characters. And the abilities you get after starting a team really improves on the previous games. One of the abilities is that every member of your team, no matter if they went with you to the dungeon or not is a really great improvement. Really speeds up leveling. There are a bunch of other features, and I won’t spoil them for you guys.

After completing the main story you are forced to play as your partner for a while, since you were forced to return to the human world. After completing a few requests, Hydragion tells you that he has found a way to return you to the Pokémon world. He says that your partner has to go to the Hill of Universal Order by himself, and make a wish. If the wish doesn’t mess up the balance of nature, then it will be granted. You return to the Pokémon world if you answer yes to the question Hydragion asks.

In all the story is both strong, and well-written. I, myself, cried a lot at the end, since it was such a strong story.

I would have to give the story a strong 5 stars out of 5.

This game does support Streetpass, and it does that by allowing anybody you pass who has the game, to rescue you if you are defeated in a dungeon.

This also has D.L.C. which are in the form of various dungeons, and I have to say that they do what they promised.

The features are strong, and I would have to say that I would definitly recommend this game to anyone who is a fan of the Pokémon series, and hasn’t tried a Pokémon Mystery Dungeon game.

That does it for my review, and I hope you look forward to my review of Animal Crossing: New Leaf a week after it’s release in the states.

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