Playing it at work as a way to pass the time and I'm really enjoying it so far. I love the fact that you can catch older Pokemon right off the bat (Mareep, Riolu, and Growlithe on mah team
) and since I just like to play with Pokemon I enjoy as opposed to all that crazy EV training, I'm having an awesome time.
Rival isn't a total douche, but he's still just kind of ok. Totally in the process of abusing the double battles w/healing in the sewer currently to level my mons a bit before the next gym battle.
The game is still kind of hand-holdy but doesn't feel as bad as B/W. I was actually getting really annoyed playing Black when they were like...
Every damn NPC in town = "THE GYM LEADER USES ELECTRIC BUT I HEAR GROUND CAN DEFEATz IT."
*runs around in the wild outside of the town to find just about nothing but ground pokemanz*
Me = "Geee....subtle..."
Overall I give it a