Pokémon Diamond

Game review by Anise Hollingshead, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 6+

Classic Pokémon format, this one's worth catching.

Parents say

age 8+

Based on 9 reviews

Kids say

age 8+

Based on 58 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 5+

le good game

it le good but le slow, get platinum for le fast.
age 11+

Hands down WORST main series games

I played this year's back and even now I don't care for this game. Now I know many people have fond memories of these games but I believe that you should just skip this one and get Platinum Version instead. My issue with this game is the story is just convoluted and mediocre. The bad guys are just weird. And the game play is way too long which can cause a problem nowadays because of it being too time consuming. The story is too bland to have a game take this long. The other games after this don't take nearly as long and are more story driven. I just found this one too long and boring personally and that's why I put a higher age range, not for violence, but because it would bore younger children.

Game Details

  • Platform: Nintendo DS
  • Available online?: Available online
  • Publisher: Nintendo
  • Release date: April 21, 2007
  • Genre: Role-Playing
  • ESRB rating: E for Everyone
  • Last updated: December 1, 2016

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