Nintendo's Satoru Iwata has just announced Pokemon X and Y, a new Pokemon game for the Nintendo 3DS that will be the first in the series to unfold in a 3D world, thanks largely to the console's power.
Pokemon X and Y will launch worldwide at October 2013 and will feature three new starter Pokemons Chespin (grass type), Fennekin (fire type), and Froakie (water type).
If you can recall, Pokemon Black 2 and White 2 were released on October 2012 in North America. The total number of Pokemon that exists as of the mentioned games are 649.
Watch the announcement plus video trailer below:
For reference, here's a quick list of Pokemon generations and their subsequent game titles
- Generation I - Red, Blue, Green, Yellow
- Generation II - Gold, Silver, Crystal
- Generation III - Ruby, Sapphire, Emerald
- Generation IV - Pearl, Diamond, Platinum
- Generation V - Black, White, Black 2, White 2
- Generation VI - X, Y