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Generation IV Remake Speculation

Will there be remakes in Gen VIII?


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Let's Go wasn’t the start of the Dexit policy though (even though it resembles that a lot), and it was the specific original 151+Meltan line theme of the game that caused the policy.
I fail to see the distinction between the two.

I'm kind of dreading this tbh. I don't want GF to remake this and then butcher it.
 
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Given that Dexit means that Game Freak has no reason to keep compatibly anymore in terms of game mechanics, is is possible that Sinnoh might scrap Dynamax/Gigantamax or even get its own power-up/gimmick int its place? It doesn't hurt to prepare for anything at this point.
 
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We might get more of an idea what to expect once Sword and Shield are released, but for now I think these are the bigger questions if DPPt are to be remade in Generation VIII:

  • How much will the map be changed to match SwSh’s environments, or to accommodate a Wild Area.
  • Will the selection of Poke mon available in the main game be changed, and how will the post game selection be handled now that there is no National Poke Dex.
  • How will connectivity between Cyan Diamond Magenta Pearl and the rest of Generation VIII work
 
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I fail to see the distinction between the two.
  • The selection of 150 in LGPE were the only ones in existence let alone catchable in game at the time of Generation I. DPPt’s Regional Index of 150 or 210 does not even come close to encompassing everything catchable in game or in existence at the time of Generation IV.
  • LGPE also removed held items and abilities, as well as had a different catching mechanic, wild encounters, and art style, all changes which were ignored for Generation VIII.
 
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The early buy bonus for Sword & Shield being Meowth rather than a Sinnoh starter makes me think that we're not getting Sinnoh remakes this gen.
 
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The early buy bonus for Sword & Shield being Meowth rather than a Sinnoh starter makes me think that we're not getting Sinnoh remakes this gen.
I don’t think that alone says much. We’ll see

As far as I can recall XY had no indication of Hoenn besides mega Blaziken, and Mega Latios and Latias in the code.
 
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Looks like we now know who Leon's true Ace actually is with Gigantomax Charizard, alongside Diantha's Mega Gardevoir. But since Steven's Metagross has a Mega Metagross in the Gen 3 Remake, could it be that Cynthia's Garchomp would have a Gigantomax Garchomp in the Gen 4 Remake?

Lance: Dragonite (Dragon/Flying)
Steven: Metagross/Mega Metagross (Steel/Psychic)
Cynthia: Garchomp/Gigantomax Garchomp (Dragon/Ground)
Alder: Volcarona (Bug/Fire)
Diantha: Mega Gardevoir (Psychic/Fairy)
Leon: Gigantomax Charizard (Fire/Flying)

Leon also shares the same Ace as Red, although he isn't considered a Champion, but a strong trainer.
 
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Looks like we now know who Leon's true Ace actually is with Gigantomax Charizard, alongside Diantha's Mega Gardevoir. But since Steven's Metagross has a Mega Metargoss in the Gen 3 Remake, could it be that Cynthia's Garchomp would have a Gigantomax Garchomp?

Lance: Dragonite (Dragon/Flying)
Steven: Metagoss/Mega Metagoss (Steel/Psychic)
Cynthia: Garchomp/Gigantomax Garchomp (Dragon/Ground)
Alder: Volcarona (Bug/Fire)
Diantha: Mega Gardevoir (Psychic/Fairy)
Leon: Gigantomax Charizard (Fire/Flying)

Leon also shares the same Ace as Red, although he isn't considered a Champion, but a strong trainer.
It seems likely, but if that’s the case then Dynamax would have to be implemented in Sinnoh. Well, Mega Evolution was in AsOr. I’m guessing that the starters and prominent species like Lucario, Luxray and Weavile might also get Gigantimax then, as well as maybe something akin to Primal Reversion for Dialga and Palkia.
 
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Given that Dexit means that Game Freak has no reason to keep compatibly anymore in terms of game mechanics, is is possible that Sinnoh might scrap Dynamax/Gigantamax or even get its own power-up/gimmick int its place? It doesn't hurt to prepare for anything at this point.
I think the gimmick would be an advance of what Rowan studies- Evolution! What if we take evolution a step further? Evolution beyond evolution that requires extreme bonds to achieve with extreme power ups? It could maybe even surpass the three Pokémon evolution line! Maybe make it last during a single battle...

As for its name what about... er... Mega Evolution?
 
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P.S. Not meaning to be condescending, but I'm too pendatic for my own good and apologise in advance and I sincerely don’t mean to insult anyone's spellings since I’m not a native speaker and know the pain myself, but the mechanic's called GigantAmax, not Gigantimax or Gigantomax...

Its a complex name imo, and being spelled wrong makes me dislike it more...
 
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P.S. Not meaning to be condescending, but I'm too pendatic for my own good and apologise in advance and I sincerely don’t mean to insult anyone's spellings since I’m not a native speaker and know the pain myself, but the mechanic's called GigantAmax, not Gigantimax or Gigantomax...

Its a complex name imo, and being spelled wrong makes me dislike it more...
English grammar makes spelling and pronouncing made up words pretty difficult, doesn’t it... oh the pronounciations for all the hundreds of made up words and names in this franchise

(I assumed it came from “gigantic + max”)
 
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English grammar makes spelling and pronouncing made up words pretty difficult, doesn’t it... oh the pronounciations for all the hundreds of made up words and names in this franchise

(I assumed it came from “gigantic + max”)
I still think the name could’ve been better, my vote goes to Gigamax, and calling the forms G-Max forms like the moves: like G-Max Corviknight.
"Gigantamax" sounds needlessly complex imo.
 
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I think the gimmick would be an advance of what Rowan studies- Evolution! What if we take evolution a step further? Evolution beyond evolution that requires extreme bonds to achieve with extreme power ups? It could maybe even surpass the three Pokémon evolution line! Maybe make it last during a single battle...

As for its name what about... er... Mega Evolution?
I don't think that Megas are coming back unless Kalos becomes relevant again.
 
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Since Game Freak is being more secretive this generation, I can see why they wouldn't want to make a Sinnoh starter a gift Pokemon in SWSH
However the only thing that seems to give it away is from what Pokeshopper reported of there being a lot of Gen 4 merchandising for 2020.
 
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I fear that if they do that the games would become Sword & Shield but set in Sinnoh rather than a true Sinnoh remake.
The remakes used to be really simmilar to the originals. I don't believe they will go full Sword/Shield for them.
 
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I don't think that Megas are coming back unless Kalos becomes relevant again.
I just think the disconnect might indicate Megas return and Dynamax doesn’t. Kalos doesn’t need to be relevant since it wasn’t really that prominent in the Hoenn Mega storyline. It just seemed the perfect mechanic for Sinnoh for pretty obvious reasons. I’m not counting on it but it might happen.
 
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