Pokémon Omega Ruby and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Announced; Release Date and Other Details

By Zachary Stieber
Zachary Stieber
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Zachary Stieber covers U.S. and world news. He is based in Maryland.
May 9, 2014 Updated: July 18, 2015

Two new Pokemon games were announced this week–Pokémon Omega Ruby and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire.

Both RPG games are slated to be out in November 2014.

They’re both going to be for Nintendo 3DS.

“Prepare for an epic adventure exploring a world filled with Pokémon!” Nintendo said in a statement.

“Pokémon fans first enjoyed Pokémon Ruby Version and Pokémon Sapphire Version when it launched in 2003 for the Game Boy Advance. Now, a whole new generation of Pokémon fans will experience the dramatic storyline that unfolds in Pokémon Omega Ruby and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire.”

Other details, for now, are very few.

The company did release a quick teaser trailer below.

Nintendo says that it will release more details as the launch near on Pokemon.com.

In addition, the company is expected to elaborate on the games at the upcoming Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) in June.

 

Zachary Stieber
Zachary Stieber covers U.S. and world news. He is based in Maryland.