Just bought Pokemon Black & White. What open/keep?

Discussion in 'NDS - Console and Game Discussions' started by Feels Good Man, Dec 30, 2011.

  1. Feels Good Man

    Feels Good Man GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

    Apr 15, 2007
    ??? Might return one.

    What has more content/overall better game?
  2. pokefloote

    pokefloote GBAtemp Addict

    Mar 20, 2009
    United States
    Honestly, they're both the same. Just a handful of Wild Pokemon are different, and a couple legendaries.
    There's no less content in one than there is in the other. It's all based on preference.
  3. Charon

    Charon GBAtemp Regular

    Sep 13, 2009
    Apart from the dozen version exclusive pokemon, theres basically only 1 thing that makes a real difference.
    There is a place in the games that is completely different in each version.

    In Black there is a city with daily trainer battles and a market with rare items.

    While in White, there is a natural area with grass that can contain wild old pokemon, and sometimes rare items on the ground.

    Both vary from being empty forsaken places to having 25 people depending on daily interactions and entralink usage. In black those people are trainers you can battle, and in white every person means 1 kind of old pokemon in the grass.
  4. Ammako

    Ammako GBAtemp Guru

    Dec 22, 2009
    I recommend keeping both, because if your Black City/White Forest gets empty, you'll be able to refill it.
    That being said, if you really must keep only one:

    1- Keep Black, because I have White and then we can trade exclusives;
    2- Keep White, because everything in White (IMO) is better, except Black City is better than White Forest.
  5. Sora de Eclaune

    Sora de Eclaune Baby squirrel, you's a sexy motherfucker.

    Feb 15, 2011
    United States
    123 Fake Street
    Adding onto this, here are a few other things to consider.
    1. Black is more technology-based and White is more nature-based. This is also reflected in the version exclusives.
    2. The two games canonically take place in two alternate universes (unlike in the others, which possibly take place that way for convenience, these two games are canonically alternate universes. Even the movies reflect it). In game, however, it is implied that White takes place some time before Black.
    3. You can register both Black and White to your Dream World account at the same time, so why not?
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