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Get ready for some Pokémon! This morning Nintendo confirmed the new Fairy-type Pokémon as well as the new Pokémon-Amie mode; hopefully there's more good news to follow. We're live blogging the Pokémon X and Y roundtable right here at NWR, check it out below! Pokemon Developer Roundtable(06/11/2013) Close 6:39 Neal Ronaghan: Sorry for the delay.Tuesday June 11, 2013 6:39 Neal Ronaghan 6:39 Neal Ronaghan: not much has been missed. some new pokemons. Clauncher, a blue crab, and Skrelp, a water/poison type.Tuesday June 11, 2013 6:39 Neal Ronaghan 6:40 Neal Ronaghan: and Pokemon X/Y will be in seven languages. which is cool?Tuesday June 11, 2013 6:40 Neal Ronaghan 6:41 Neal Ronaghan: We will have a more concise wrapup from our Pokecrazy staffers.Tuesday June 11, 2013 6:41 Neal Ronaghan 6:42 Neal Ronaghan: Player Search System (PSS) is the online. Can switch between local and online. Has features for tracking Passersby, Acquaintances and Friends. Can have 100 favortes/friends.Tuesday June 11, 2013 6:42 Neal Ronaghan 6:42 [Comment From James JonesJames Jones: ] Simultaneous launch in Korea for the first time. Tuesday June 11, 2013 6:42 James Jones 6:43 Neal Ronaghan: Showing off one of the newly announced guys. the dragon/flying bat creature.Tuesday June 11, 2013 6:43 Neal Ronaghan 6:44 Neal Ronaghan: Showing off their 3D modeling technique.Tuesday June 11, 2013 6:44 Neal Ronaghan 6:45 [Comment From MattyMatty: ] Can Pokemon come to my Animal Crossing town once I open the gate? Tuesday June 11, 2013 6:45 Matty 6:46 Neal Ronaghan: I hope they can. Really is similar to AC to me.Tuesday June 11, 2013 6:46 Neal Ronaghan 6:47 Neal Ronaghan: Talking about Pokemon-Amie.Tuesday June 11, 2013 6:47 Neal Ronaghan 6:48 Neal Ronaghan: Aaron sez "Pokemon Fils-Aime!"Tuesday June 11, 2013 6:48 Neal Ronaghan 6:48 Neal Ronaghan: Basically Nintendogs for Pokemon. I dig it.Tuesday June 11, 2013 6:48 Neal Ronaghan 6:49 Jonathan Metts: Jonny here to also help on the live blog! Did you all hear that the worldwide release date is Oct 12?Tuesday June 11, 2013 6:49 Jonathan Metts 6:49 Neal Ronaghan: New battle type. Horde Encounters!Tuesday June 11, 2013 6:49 Neal Ronaghan 6:50 Neal Ronaghan: Hordes of 5 Pokemon attack you in certain areas.Tuesday June 11, 2013 6:50 Neal Ronaghan 6:50 Neal Ronaghan: Usually will be same Pokemon but can be mixture.Tuesday June 11, 2013 6:50 Neal Ronaghan 6:52 Neal Ronaghan: Showing off a horde battle. some attacks hit all enemies.Tuesday June 11, 2013 6:52 Neal Ronaghan 6:52 Jonathan Metts: These can be at least as large as 5-on-1 and yes, each enemy gets to attack you in turn. You can use some moves that attack all of the horse at once.Tuesday June 11, 2013 6:52 Jonathan Metts 6:53 Jonathan Metts: Next up is Sky Battles, mainly involving Flying types.Tuesday June 11, 2013 6:53 Jonathan Metts 6:53 Jonathan Metts: These are battles against "Sky Trainers".Tuesday June 11, 2013 6:53 Jonathan Metts 6:54 Neal Ronaghan: Sky battles next.Tuesday June 11, 2013 6:54 Neal Ronaghan 6:54 Neal Ronaghan: Jonny will take it from here. :)Tuesday June 11, 2013 6:54 Neal Ronaghan 6:55 Jonathan Metts: The battle environments and field scenes reflect time of day and weather. Very dynamic camera angles during Sky Battles.Tuesday June 11, 2013 6:55 Jonathan Metts 6:57 [Comment From ChiramiiChiramii: ] Horde encounters AND sky battles? Shieeet... This is too much for me to handle Tuesday June 11, 2013 6:57 Chiramii 6:57 Jonathan Metts: Haunter can also participate, since has Levitate ability. Mechanics of Sky Battles appear to be the same as normal, just look cool and restrict which Pokemon can be used.Tuesday June 11, 2013 6:57 Jonathan Metts 6:58 Jonathan Metts: Time for Q&A!Tuesday June 11, 2013 6:58 Jonathan Metts 6:59 Jonathan Metts: Still just one save file per copy of the game.Tuesday June 11, 2013 6:59 Jonathan Metts 7:00Tuesday June 11, 2013 7:00 7:01 Jonathan Metts: Working on a method to transfer your old Pokemon but cannot say how yet. 3DS and DS can't directly communicate.Tuesday June 11, 2013 7:01 Jonathan Metts 7:02 Jonathan Metts: Can't comment on DLC plans. That was one of the top three questions he was hoping to not hear today.Tuesday June 11, 2013 7:02 Jonathan Metts 7:04 Jonathan Metts: Fairy being introduced to counteract Dragon OP without making that type weaker. Didn't comment on Fairy weaknesses or how this will be explained in story.Tuesday June 11, 2013 7:04 Jonathan Metts 7:04 Jonathan Metts: Cannot answer how many new Pokemon will be added.Tuesday June 11, 2013 7:04 Jonathan Metts 7:06 Jonathan Metts: "Why did you base the new region on France? (Eiffel Tower and other visual elements) Masuda says there is a theme of beauty, and France is known for that. Wasn't actually supposed to talk about that yet!Tuesday June 11, 2013 7:06 Jonathan Metts 7:08 Jonathan Metts: Blue/Red on VC? We don't like idea of putting handheld Pokemon games on a console because your collection is stuck there. (Didn't address 3DS VC -- possibly didn't understand question.)Tuesday June 11, 2013 7:08 Jonathan Metts 7:09 Jonathan Metts: Question about tweaks or transparency for EVs/IVs. Masuda didn't expect to hear about those today! They are working on making it easier for players to understand and use these hidden values.Tuesday June 11, 2013 7:09 Jonathan Metts 7:11 Jonathan Metts: Variety of options to customize your character (can be male or female) that will be shown to players you meet over wireless/Internet.Tuesday June 11, 2013 7:11 Jonathan Metts 7:13 Jonathan Metts: Alex Culafi from NWR asked why X and Y now have eight-way movement. Masuda compliments his observation! Says we felt the grid movement would make it easier for players to get around. However, there is more free movement when using roller skates.Tuesday June 11, 2013 7:13 Jonathan Metts 7:15 Jonathan Metts: This time, music is streaming in during the game. Therefore, the feel is very different in X and Y. On 3DS, the music doesn't have to be changed between their computers and the game.Tuesday June 11, 2013 7:15 Jonathan Metts 7:17 Jonathan Metts: Justin from NWR asks about how MewTwo will change forms and whether this might appear in the new Smash Bros. Long pause and awkward laughter from the stage...Tuesday June 11, 2013 7:17 Jonathan Metts 7:19 Jonathan Metts: They say we must be talking about the new monster seen earlier, but can't talk about that yet! As for Smash, we always discuss which characters will appear with Sakurai. He chimes in from the audience: "We're thinking about it!"Tuesday June 11, 2013 7:19 Jonathan Metts 7:21 Jonathan Metts: Question about a Team Rocket kind of villain. They say trying to do something different this game -- no details.Tuesday June 11, 2013 7:21 Jonathan Metts 7:21 Jonathan Metts: Friends in the game are same as your system list of Friend Codes, so you may want to register some people in advance.Tuesday June 11, 2013 7:21 Jonathan Metts 7:22 Jonathan Metts: Depending on the location, you can swing on vines, roller skate, or even ride on large Pokemon.Tuesday June 11, 2013 7:22 Jonathan Metts 7:23 Jonathan Metts: Miyamoto already snuck out of here. We saw Iwata leaving E3 well before this round table even began.Tuesday June 11, 2013 7:23 Jonathan Metts 7:24 Jonathan Metts: You can set which song to hear when battling online.Tuesday June 11, 2013 7:24 Jonathan Metts 7:25 Jonathan Metts: What are special benefits of riding various Pokemon? How does this feature differ from riding a bike?Tuesday June 11, 2013 7:25 Jonathan Metts 7:26 Jonathan Metts: Ryhorn can cross over rocky paths that a bike couldn't. It can also bust up the rocks in your way.Tuesday June 11, 2013 7:26 Jonathan Metts 7:26 [Comment From James JonesJames Jones: ] POKEMON RIDING WISH FULFILLMENT Tuesday June 11, 2013 7:26 James Jones 7:27 Jonathan Metts: Okay, it's all over! Thanks for watching our live blog!Tuesday June 11, 2013 7:27 Jonathan Metts 7:28 [Comment From James JonesJames Jones: ] Watch the site for a wrap-up of all the Pokemon X/Y news from this event later tonight. Tuesday June 11, 2013 7:28 James Jones 7:29