There isn’t much to recommend here for anyone who has already experienced an Alolan vacation in last year’s Pokémon Sun and Moon, but for everyone else? Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon is easily the definitive remix of that tropical adventure and a fitting final hurrah to the handheld that defined several Pokémon generations.
History has one again repeated itself, because Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon players were tasked with a similar global mission to Sun and Moon's debut event: 10 million captures, with a grace period set from November 16-27. They didn’t make it.
So great was Satoru Iwata’s impact on Nintendo, that he was even honoured in the production of the Switch as a charm in his memory was etched into the hardware. That’s a touching tribute, and one that Pokémon developer GameFreak has also included in the latest pair of catch ‘em all games, Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon.
It’s time to get stoned! Unlike that summer I spent in the 1960s at Woodstock however, this time I mean that in a positive way. Also, a perfectly legal way at that. Not every Pokémon can be evolved by simple levelling up or trading, as some pocket monsters require an extra evolutionary boost with the use of performance-enhancing stones. Evolution stones, which can help boost your critters into powerful new forms. Here’s where you can find all of them in Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon.
Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon continues that idea of ultimate attacks, with a few new Z crystals thrown into the mix. Here’s where you can find all of them. They’re the best, and unlike that stint I spent at a homeopathic hospital, they actually work.
Want to teach a Pokémon a more powerful move without waiting for it to learn it naturally? TMs are the answer. There’s a hundred of them scattered throughout the Alola region, ready to be booted up as you teach your favourite fella some new attacks. Here’s where to find ‘em all.
The streets of Kamurocho have never been safe in SEGA’s Yakuza franchise. More often than not, asking for directions usually requires smashing a face into a brick wall as hoodlums and con artists try to make a quick buck off of you. What’s a Yakuza dude to do, when he needs to unwind and de-stress from the day-to-day life of rearranging faces? Run a cat cafe of course. Or maybe something else. No wait, running a cat cafe still sounds like the best thing ever.
We’re big, big fans of the Nintendo Switch here at Critical Hit. Home to many of last year’s best games, Nintendo’s hybrid machine lets players play on the go, or dock the system at home and play on their TVs. It’s wonderful, and allows lapsed gamers who struggle to fit games into their lives return to their once-favoured hobby. Now, we're giving
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