Game database:   #ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ         ALL     Xbox One     PS4     360     PS3     WiiU     Wii     PC     3DS     DS     PS Vita     PSP     iOS     Android


Pokedex 3D coming to the 3DS, will be free


12:00 PM on 06.02.2011
Pokedex 3D coming to the 3DS, will be free photo



The launch of the 3DS eShop next week will bring with it Pokedex 3D, an app where you can look at all the Pokemon from Pokemon Black and White. Yes, seriously. It sounds a little ridiculous, but hey it's free so you can't really complain!

The app features all the Pokemon from Black and White but you only get 16 at the beginning, made up of the starter Pokemon, their evolutions and a few others. To get more Pokemon, you'll have to either exchange data with others through the app, us SpotPass which connects you to Nintendo's servers and sends you up to three new Pokemon a day or scan QR codes.

Each Pokemon has an associated QR code and using the Augmented Reality capabilities of the 3DS will make the Pokemon be displayed on whatever surface the code is on. The Pokemon pop out like they're getting out of a Pokeball and even stand on a Pokeball when you're looking at it. You can throw objects at the Pokemon to interact with them and take pictures that get saved on to the SD card for easy sharing with the Internets.

Additionally, you'll be able to view a 3D model of any Pokemon you've collected in 3D. True to form, the Pokedex will give you all the data on each Pokemon, from gender, type, abilities and so on. Pokedex 3D even gives you more data not found in the Pokedex from in the games by telling you what level a Pokemon evolves at and learns a move out and what moves a Pokemon can learn.

I played it the other day and it's a neat little standalone app. I mean, there's not really much to say. It's the Pokedex, in playable form and it's free.

Pokedex 3D coming to the 3DS, will be free photo
Pokedex 3D coming to the 3DS, will be free photo
Pokedex 3D coming to the 3DS, will be free photo
Pokedex 3D coming to the 3DS, will be free photo
Pokedex 3D coming to the 3DS, will be free photo
Pokedex 3D coming to the 3DS, will be free photo
Pokedex 3D coming to the 3DS, will be free photo
Pokedex 3D coming to the 3DS, will be free photo
Pokedex 3D coming to the 3DS, will be free photo
Pokedex 3D coming to the 3DS, will be free photo
Pokedex 3D coming to the 3DS, will be free photo
Pokedex 3D coming to the 3DS, will be free photo
Pokedex 3D coming to the 3DS, will be free photo
Pokedex 3D coming to the 3DS, will be free photo
Pokedex 3D coming to the 3DS, will be free photo
Pokedex 3D coming to the 3DS, will be free photo





Comments not appearing? Anti-virus apps like Avast or some browser extensions can cause this.
Easy fix: Add   [*].disqus.com   to your software's white list. Tada! Happy comments time again.

Did you know? You can now get daily or weekly email notifications when humans reply to your comments.



Marth amiibo resurrects in April photo






eShop

12:45 PM on 03.04.2015
Nintendo's big release schedule for Never Alone, Don't Starve, and lots of other indies

Klei's wilderness survival game Don't Starve: Giant Edition is headed to the Wii U eShop this spring with a convenient map viewable on the GamePad screen (or Off-TV play, if you'd rather). Great! Also cool: E-Line's charming ...more



11:00 AM on 03.04.2015
Smash Bros. dev bringing blocky puzzler BOXBOY! to 3DS

HAL Laboratories (Super Smash Bros., Mother) has been busying itself with a couple Kirby games recently, but it looks like someone over there had an idea for a lil puzzle game and rolled with it. BOXBOY! (already released on...more



3:00 AM on 02.27.2015
Pokémaniacs! Gold/Silver starters now on Pokémon Bank

Great news for all you Pokémaniacs out there: you can now receive Meganium, Typhlosion, and Feraligatr along with their Hidden Abilities from the Pokémon Bank, brother. This comes just after the one year anniver...more



View all eShop






Back to Top




All content is yours to recycle through our Creative Commons License permitting non-commercial sharing requiring attribution. Our communities are obsessed with videoGames, movies, anime, and toys.

Living the dream since March 16, 2006

Advertising on destructoid is available: Please contact them to learn more