The highest score given was a 92 by UK Official Nintendo Magazine, while the lowest was a 67 by Game Revolution. Ryan Davis of Game Spot gave the games an 8.5/10 («Great») and called the games "the most well-rounded Pokémon games to date." IGN and Game Zone also gave the games an 8.5/10. The UK Official Nintendo Magazine gave the games 92%, and Game Spy gave them a 4.5/5. The games received slightly lower reviews from Computer And Video than Ruby/Sapphire had, but earned an «A-» grade from 1UP.com, an improvement from Ruby/Sapphire's «B-». Most reviewers felt that though the gameplay and storyline had not changed much since the first games, Diamond and Pearl were still engaging.Ryan Davis of Game Spot said, [I]"t's a little surprising how well the formula holds up in Diamond and Pearl, which is a testament to the strong fundamentals of the series as well as the quality of the execution." The games' Wi-Fi connectivity also earned largely positive reviews.
Rakan lives alone, and the plants in his garden grow so thick and fast that it seems like a jungle.One day a man, holding a gun made of wood, falls right down into his garden.However, before that plan can come to fruition, it already begins to come apart at the seams, as ajin extremists make their move, and...See full summary » War in Africa is suddenly sideswiped by the first known "Ajin" Demi-human who after death comes back to life and continues fighting!He seems to come from another world, and he's searching for someone who can bring back the green into his own dark and inhospitable world.
[Tak/Mat] hashiridasu BASU oikakete [Tak/Mat boku wa kimi ni [Tak/Mat] tsutaetakatta [Koj/Mae] kokoro no moyamoya ga kiete [Osh/Ono/Wat] taisetsu na mono ga mietanda [Ita/Shi/Miy] konna kantan na [Ita/Shi/Miy] kotae ga deteru no ni [Aki/Osh] nani ni tameratte [Kas/Kas] miokutta no darou?
Later, rare, unknown new immortal lifeforms began appearing among humans, and they became known as "Ajin" (demi-humans)... I happen to find a diary written by my classmates, Sakura Yamauchi that reveals she is suffering from a pancreatic disease. See full summary » For high schooler Kei - and for at least forty-six others - immortality comes as the nastiest surprise ever.
Sadly for Kei, such a feat doesn't make him a superhero. See full summary » School children Norimichi, Yûsuke and Jun'ichi want to know if fireworks look round or flat from the side.
Like previous Pokémon games, Diamond and Pearl chronicle the adventures of a young Pokémon trainer as he/she trains and battles Pokémon while also thwarting the schemes of a criminal organization.
The games add many new features, such as Internet play over the Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection and changes to battle mechanics and Pokémon Contests, along with addition of 107 new Pokémon.
First released in Japan in 2006, Pokémon Diamond and Pearl have the most successful launch week of games in the Pokémon series, and the best launch week for any Nintendo DS game for the country alone. Within forty-six days, the games sold three million units, becoming the fastest DS games to do so; by the end of the year, the number increased to five million units in just under three months, making Diamond and Pearl the best-selling Pokémon games in Japan. In the United States, pre-orders for Diamond and Pearl passed 533,000, almost twice the pre-sale numbers for Fire Red and Leaf Green. Within five days of release, the games sold around one million copies and were the fastest-selling Pokémon games ever until the release of Pokémon Platinum.