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Generation IV Remake Speculation

Will there be remakes in Gen VIII?


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PkmnTrainerV

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If they remake Sinnoh now, then the region will be changed into something entirely different, as all the Gyms will be converted into stadiums in order to incorporate the Dynamax mechanic. Sinnoh will go from a region focused on ancient history to a region about big, flashy battles, essentially a copy of Galar.
I would much rather want Sinnoh to get the Let's Go treatment because that way it would be more faithful to the originals and not have to be turned into a copy of Galar just to add a new mechanic. I don't think that you guys want to play through Sword & Shield again, just set in a different region.
You’re assuming a lot about games you’re arguing you don’t exist...
What’s stopping Dynamax from being more subtle like Megas in LGPE? Mega lore got retconned in ORAS, so Dynamax lore can get retconned in Diamond and Pearl remakes.
There’s an easy solution, Gyms were built specifically over Dynamax spots thanks to Rose, but no one tried to commercialise gyms in Sinnoh with Dynamax.

Except it would conflict with Sword & Shield so bad that the only way to fix it would be to put the Sinnoh remakes in an AU separate from Sword & Shield.
No, it wouldn’t. Every game is AU anyway. The XY and ORAS Mega evolution stories have large contradictions.

The difference is that Mega Evolution can be done anywhere, while Dynamaxing can only be done in specific areas such as Gyms.
That happens because Rose got the league to build gyms over Dynamax spots. No one simply got the idea to commercialise gyms with Dynamax in Sinnoh.
 

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The problem is how intrusive it would be in the region, as it would essentially be turned into a copy of Galar, which everything being changed to accompany this. You'll kiss goodbye to unique Gym Leader designs, because they'll all wear football uniforms. And, the player too. The Elite 4 might be gone, replaced with the Champion's Cup, etc.
None of these are needed for Dynamax, at all. That’s like saying that all gyms would’ve been replaced by trials in LGPE (or a Geb 7 Sinnoh remake) since they’re a part of Gen 7 mechanics and gym systems.
 

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That happens because Rose got the league to build gyms over Dynamax spots. No one simply got the idea to commercialise gyms with Dynamax in Sinnoh.
However, if they don't do that, then that would just restrict the use of Dynamax/Gigantamax to Max Raids, and I highly doubt that they would do that.
 

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However, if they don't do that, then that would just restrict the use of Dynamax/Gigantamax to Max Raids, and I highly doubt that they would do that.
They can easily come up with new places to fit Dynamax in Sinnoh. Maybe even battle facilities or a secondary quest. Why are you so pessimistic about these games? Dynamax doesn’t really mean that Sinnoh remakes will be spoiled.
 

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A lot of us don't even like dynamaxing (at least, that's what I gathered) and we're already figuring out ways to handwave away it's possible inclusion in Sinnoh.
 

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@Champion Cynthia

Galar is clearly meant to be a cross between Galant and Valor, but it would make a bit more sense to call it Galor, as that would also fit in with the "every region has an O in the name" pattern. So why didn't it? There is a town in Spain called... Galar!
 

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@Champion Cynthia

Galar is clearly meant to be a cross between Galant and Valor, but it would make a bit more sense to call it Galor, as that would also fit in with the "every region has an O in the name" pattern. So why didn't it? There is a town in Spain called... Galar!
Yeah that’s a silly decision. Perhaps that Galar could either be inspiration or a hint for Gen 9
 

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I don't remember FR/LG Kanto being a Hoenn clone, HG/SS Johto being a Sinnoh clone, and OR/AS Hoenn being a Kalos clone, so why exactly would the Sinnoh region from the yet unannounced remakes be a Galar clone?
Yes these games have few elements from the main Gen games it shares with, but it's not altogether a clone to them.

FR/LG had Battle Frontier I think, HG/SS had an Arceus event as well as battling the Sinnoh Gym Leaders, ORAS having Megas, so the remake of Gen 4 would mostly likely have Dynamax/Gigantomax in it. And if so, Sinnohan Forms as well.
 

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Yes these games have few elements from the main Gen games it shares with, but it's not altogether a clone to them.

FR/LG had Battle Frontier I think, HG/SS had an Arceus event as well as battling the Sinnoh Gym Leaders, ORAS having Megas, so the remake of Gen 4 would mostly likely have Dynamax/Gigantomax in it. And if so, Sinnohan Forms as well.
There was no Battle Frontier in FR/LG (unfortunately), you're probably thinking of the Trainer Tower, which later reappeared in Emerald as Trainer Hill. Similarly, Altering Cave was introduced in FR/LG and later copy-pasted into Emerald, but aside from these two instances, I don't think the games share much except the same gameplay mechanics. As for HG/SS, I don't remember being able to battle the Sinnoh gym leaders lol, but the games did have the exact same Battle Frontier as in Platinum, but that's it.

I don't know, I didn't have an issue with them bringing Mega Evolution to Hoenn in OR/AS, it simply existed without them making that big a deal out of it. And I agree, I'd assume it'll be similar with Dynamax and hopefully Sinnohan forms. I still lowkey hate the Dynamax mechanic, though.
 
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Well there'll definitely be limited Pokemon like in SwSh but I'm sure the dex will expand beyond just the Pokemon that appeared in the original games (and by pokemon that appeared in the original I mean all the Pokemon that appeared, not just Gen 4 pokemon).
 
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