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Pokemon Diamond and Pearl were the first main series Pokemon games to be released on the Nintendo DS! Pokemon Platinum came out about 2 years later, playing off the same story line with a few twists. Generation IV unveiled a totally new design for our favorite game series.
Taking place in the brand-new Sinnoh region, introducing over 100 new Pokemon, Pokemon Diamond, Pearl, and Platinum were unique games, and served as a big reboot for the series as it translated to the Nintendo DS.
- 5 Time Periods (morning, day, afternoon, evening, and night)
- Physical / Special Split no longer based upon type
- The Poketch
- Poffins and Contests
Some discussion questions!
What was your favorite D/P/Pt moment? There were lots of cool events in the games, which was your favorite?
What was your least favorite D/P/Pt moment? Some parts of the game just lacked luster. Which was your least favorite moment?
Did the game meet your expectations? When Gen IV was new, did you end up missing the old feel of the games, or did you like the new features introduced in D/P/Pt?
What was your in-game team? Which Pokemon did you love to use, which Pokemon did you avoid like the plague, and which Pokemon were the MVPs?
If there were a D/P/Pt remake, what things would you like them to keep? What would you like them to change? If the pattern of Pokemon games continues as it has, the far-off future of Generation VII will provide us with D/P/Pt remakes. What parts of the game do you think are worth keeping? Which parts would you remove?
These are just some suggestions to get the ball rolling! Feel free to bring up anything about in-game D/P/Pt that you think is worth discussing!