Pokémon - Black Version (Nintendo DS)
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In Pokemon: Black Version, the player is cast as the hero or heroine who sets
out on their adventure across the vast continent of Alleos, trying to become the
best Pokémon Trainer in all the land.
Both games start off in the town of Nuvema, where the player receives their first Pokémon from Professor Juniper. Professor Juniper asks the player, plus their friends Bianca and Cheren, to help complete the Pokédex for the Alleos region.
The player, Bianca and Cheren then leave on their Pokémon journey. When they reach the next town, they encounter Team Plasma, who announce their intention to take Pokémon away from their trainers in order to free them. From then on, the player must also try to defeat Team Plasma while trying to become the best Pokémon trainer in Alleos.
Pokemon: Black Version gives you the chance to see the Legendary Pokémon Zekrom! Zekrom can disappear inside thunderclouds and fly across the skies.
Pokemon: Black Version gives you the chance to see the Legendary Pokémon Reshiram! Reshiram can engulf its surroundings in flames.
Capture and train 156 new 5th Generation Pokémon, with new moves and
Explore the new region of Alleos, and try to save it from the nefarious plans of Team Plasma. The Alleos region also contains two version-exclusive areas depending on which version of Pokémon the player owns:
White Forest: A forest containing wild Pokémon and Trainers to battle. The player can find certain Pokémon from previous generations of Pokémon in the grass patches. The player can also take part in a competition in which, once per day, they must capture a specific Pokémon
Black City: A city full of tall, black buildings, where the player can battle other Pokémon trainers and acquire rare items. The player can challenge the trainers they find here to Pokémon Battles once per day. Their victories are tallied up and the player is rewarded with money that they can spend on rare items that are difficult to find in-game
Pokemon: Black Version introduces the Seasons mechanic, where the in-game environment changes depending on what month it is in real life. Seasons change monthly, rotating through Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter according to the internal clock / calendar of the DS system
3D graphics give the series a fresh new look
Introduction of triple battle. In a Triple Battle, Trainers send out three Pokémon at once in a 3-vs-3 battle. When taking part in Triple Battles, players must also take into account the positioning of their Pokémon, as this also affects the potential tactics within the battle
Video chat with friends over Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection using the Nintendo DSi inner camera