MCV’s 12 Games of Christmas: Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire

Last year on 3DS, Nintendo breathed new life into its hit Pokmon IP with X and Y.

With new visuals, new monsters and a compelling story, the game managed to attract young fans whilst also delighting older ones with a series of nostalgic elements, including returning monsters from the very first Pokmon.

X and Y are the 3DS’ best-selling games to date, with over 12m units sold as of April this year. They were also the first titles in the series to arrive worldwide simultaneously.

A little over 12 months later, and the little critters are back. Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire are remakes of the classic GBA games (Ruby and Sapphire) from 2003.

But this release is far more than just an update, including new modes, the mega-evolutions introduced in last year’s X and Y and, of course, an entirely new visual style.


Formats: 3DS

Developer: Game Freak

Publisher: Nintendo

Distributor: Open

Contact: 01753 483700

RC Training Pikachu Figure

Players can take command of their own Pikachu using this remote control set.

SRP: 6.99

Manufacturer: Tomy

Distributor: Tomy

Contact: 01271 336 155

Retractable 3DS Stylus Pack

Budding Pok trainers will be looking for back-up styluses as they embark on their adventure.

SRP: 5.99

Manufacturer: Venom

Distributor: Venom

Contact: 01763 284 181

Pok Ball Console and Games Case

Holds a 3DS, 3DS XL, DSi XL or DSi console, two styluses and up to six game cards.

SRP: 19.99

Manufacturer: PowerA

Distributor: ILT Distribution

Contact: 0845 519 7053

Pokmon TCG Phantom Forces Theme Deck

Containing 60 cards, this theme deck is for the latest TCG expansion.

SRP: 10.95

Manufacturer: The Pokmon Company

Distributor: Esdevium

Contact: 01420 593 593

Transforming Pok Ball – Tepig

Kids can transform this Tepig Pokmon from creature to ball and pretend they’ve caught it.

SRP: 3.40

Manufacturer: Tomy

Distributor: Tomy

Contact: 01271 336 155

Pokmon Annual 2015

Fans can catch up on the latest generation of catchable creatures with this 80-page book.

SRP: 7.99

Manufacturer: Pedigree

Distributor: Pedigree

Contact: 01392 427 799

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