Pokkén Tournament DX

Game review by Marc Saltzman, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 10+

Pokémon brawler gets expanded, enhanced for portable fights.

Parents say

age 6+

Based on 2 reviews

Kids say

age 7+

Based on 2 reviews

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age 7+

A definite buy for all parents.

Pokken Tournament DX is the sequel to an already popular Pokemon fighting game. You get an additional characters and extra stage included in it. It has a couple of DLC that you can optionally buy in game. The controls are the same, it's fun and easy to learn. Though you cant just win by button mashing. The graphics and sounds is pretty good. It sets the theme perfectly for each fight. The online community is pretty active as well if youre into internet gaming. The violence in it is also kept to a minimal, so it's pretty safe for little kids who knows how to work a controller. The only downside of this game is that it doesnt have every Pokemon available in it and that levelling up a character in a fighting game can be quite a chore. However this game is still recommendable to all Nintendo Switch owner and Pokemon fans out there who are looking for a fun fighting game.

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age 4+

The Pokemon Company shows you once again it's holding back.

Pokemon has a simple rinse and repeat method, it allows for low risk for continued reward. However, every once in a while the Pokemon Company makes something that reminds you that if they really wanted to they could make something astounding, but alas we do not live in a world where the advanced fighting mechanics in pokken tournament can be applied to something as deep as the mainline rpg series. Pokken tournament is nothing special, the Pokemon company made sure of that. The Pokemon company went out of their way to put out just another fighting game, but this time with a Pokemon skin. In order to prevent any expectations towards them having to make a meaningful game.

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