Pokémon Stadium

a game by Nintendo
Genre: Simulation
Platform: Nintendo 64Nintendo 64
Editor Rating: 7/10, based on 5 reviews, 6 reviews are shown
User Rating: 7.2/10 - 45 votes
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See also: Monsters Games, Pokemon Games
Pokémon Stadium
Pokémon Stadium
Pokémon Stadium
Pokémon Stadium

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The game play іѕ very simple; you are goіng to participate in many events in the ѕtadіum using your favorite Pokemon character. The goal of the game іѕ to earn aѕ much points aѕ possible from the dіfferent eventѕ you have to partіcіpate іn. The more poіntѕ the better becauѕe thіѕ is the only way that you wіll win the game and be named the Pokemon kіng of the stadium.

In the game, the player must not only collect Pokemon, but muѕt also collect badges by earning them. To do this, they must navіgate through battle arenaѕ called gymѕ. There, they wіll battle the gym leaderѕ wіth their Pokemon. If they defeat the Pokemon of the gym leaderѕ, they wіll earn a badge. There are eіght badgeѕ іn total to collect. Once all are collected, a player can take part in an even bigger battle arena called the Pokemon League.

Certaіn Pokemon are exclusive to thіѕ game. Thіѕ meanѕ that only certaіn ones are able to be encountered іn this ѕpecіfіc verѕіon. They іnclude Bellsprout, Mіѕdreavuѕ, sandѕhrew, Mantine, sneasel, Weepіnbell, Remoraid, Muk, Marill, Kingler, Magmar, Pіnѕіr, staryu, slowbro, sandѕlaѕh, Vulpix, and slowpoke.

In this game, there are alѕo Pokemon that playerѕ cannot acԛuіre. Certain oneѕ are not featured in the stadіum verѕіon. They іnclude Wooper, Weezіng, Qwilfish, Pѕyduck, Electabuzz, Ekanѕ, Delibird, skarmory, seadra, shellder, Oddish, Gloom, scyther, Golduck, and Growlithe.

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Even though thіѕ іѕ a great fun game there are some downfallѕ, theѕe downfalls are that all you baѕіcally do the whole game is battle with no purpoѕe, there іѕ no plot or adventure lіke feel and on top of everything іt іѕ a very expenѕіve game. Thіѕ game іѕ fun and if you don’t mіnd the price for it then defіnіtely goeѕ for it.

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Nintendo 64

System requirements:

  • PC compatible
  • Operating systems: Windows 10/Windows 8/Windows 7/2000/Vista/WinXP

Game Reviews

Nintendo plans to make Japan's Pokemon Stadium 2 into America's Pokemon Stadium for the N64. Pokemaniacs will be able to match up all 151 Pokemon in monster-mashing turn-based combat and participate in four-player mini-games. Additionally, the N64 Transfer Pak, bundled with Stadium, will make it possible to enlist your best Game Boy-trained creatures from Pokemon Red, Blue, and the upcoming Yellow for N64 duty. Pokemon fans should do the Dance of the Dangling Dratini when they see their favorite Pokemon busting their favorite moves in full-color action.

Pokemon Red and Pokemon Blue have taken the Game Boy by full freaking storm! And now Pokemon Stadium is bringing 40 Poke-monsters to the Nintendo 64 in a sort of Mario-Party-meets-Super-Smash-Bros. game. Up to four players will pit teams of Pokemon creatures against each other in turn-based battles and several mini-games. Plus, Stadium will come bundled with the 64 Game Boy Pak, which transfers Pokemon game data into the N64. The Pocket Monsters are ready to live large.

Anyone who has played Pokemon on Game Boy knows the name of the game is battling. Whether it's going up against trainers through the course of the game or linking up with a friend, battling Pokemon is the best part of the game. Nintendo has capitalized on this by bringing the battles to the N64 in Pokemon Stadium. Now instead of watching 2D animation of your Pikachu's attack, you can watch him charge up and electrocute your friends' characters in 3D.

All 151 Pokemon are in Stadium, and by using the 64GB Pak you can use the characters you've caught on the Game Boy to battle on the N64, using all the attacks you've taught them. You don't need to have the Game Boy game to play Stadium (you can select from pretrained Pokemon to play with) but they won't be customized.

In one-player Stadium Mode, there are six cup challenges with six opponents each--Nintendo Cup '99, Nintendo Cup '98, Nintendo Cup '97, Ultra Cup, Aero Cup and Fancy Cup. Each takes place in a different ring, with Pokemon of different experience levels (so you can't go into a battle with a Level 100 Pokemon from your Game Boy game and just annihilate everyone, even though that's tempting).

If the Cup battles aren't your style, you can go up against trainers and gym leaders from the game in a battle royale. As you work your way from gym to gym, you have to defeat three trainers and a gym leader for a badge. Or if you just want to play a traditional versus game against a friend or the computer, you can do that too.

Just want to see what your Pokemon look like in 3D? There's a mode in Stadium where you can take a look at their stats, or trade them with friends right on the N64 so you don't have to use the Game Boy link. It can also show you a world map from the Game Boy game so you know where you can find them again.

During battles, an announcer calls the play-by-play action. That, combined with the camera angles covering the battle, make it seem like you're watching a Pokemon league battle on TV (fust like in the first episode of the Pokemon TV series).

Note: The screenshots on this page are from the Japanese version of Pokemon Stadium 2, which will be released in the U.S. as Pokemon Stadium.

  • MANUFACTURER - Game Freak
  • THEME - ACTION
  • NUMBER OF PLAYERS - 1-4

Strange creatures battle each other in Nintendo's big Japanese hit - which is as dull as ditchwater if you're not a small child.

People say:

7

If you've never played the Pokemon Game Boy games, don't bother starting with Stadium. This is for Pokefanatics only. And even though I would call myself a Pokemon fanatic, Stadium gets boring pretty fast unless you're hardcore into linking up and battling with friends. To me, Pokemon is much more than the battling. It's the RPG elements, the story and the world in which the Pokemon live. None of that is reflected here. Imagine playing Final Fantasy VIII, only take out the story and leave the battles. Its redeeming quality is that now you can see your favorite Pokemon in 3D, and they're really well-animated--it's like they're living, breathing animals. As far as sound goes, you'll find no aural pleasure here. Thankfully you can turn off the incredibly annoying announcer's voice. Aside from little chirps, the Pokemon themselves are completely silent. I can't understand why they didn't use sound effects from the TV show for each Pokemon. Being able to hook up four-player tournaments and play minigames and browse the 3D Pokedex is nice, but it still doesn't make this any more of a complete game. It's great to see a Pokemon game in 3D, but I wish it was a true Pokemon game and not this (maybe on Dolphin). This game will sell millions no matter what I think, but this is a weekend rental at most.

6

Pokemon fanatics have a new game to freak over. I think it's cool that now the monsters are in 3D and have really detailed animation, but at the same time, the battle system is extremely limited. Mini-games, being able to browse through your Pokemon, take their pictures, play the GB game on the big screen--these are nice diversions but there's no point to this game. It's merely a game set within the world of the GB games. But hey, who's listening to me?

7

You better know what you're getting into before you buy this game. Pokemon Stadium doesn't offer any of the RPG, training or monster-collecting elements of the Game Boy games. In fact, there's not much game here at all. You upload monsters. You watch them fight. You win tournaments. That's it. PS is just a pile of random perks for Pokemon fans. The critters look and animate beautifully. You get your own fullblown Pokedex. But it's just not enough.

7

WOW! I finally get to see my Pokemon in gorgeous 3D. The character animations and Pokemon attacks look amazing. Cool, I can play my Pokemon Game Boy games on my TV. Hmm, I blew through the battles pretty easily with my level too Blastoise. Well, it still looks like there are a lot of other things to do. That was quick, but I shouldn't expect much since there is really no story here. If all you like to do is battle, get it. Otherwise, rent first.

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