Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia (Nintendo DS)

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The player steps into the shoes of a Pokémon Ranger in the land of Almia, on the cusp of graduation from Ranger School. But they haven't long to enjoy to their newly-earned status—Pokémon across the region are going crazy, and it appears to be the work of the dastardly Team Dim Sun.

The player will travel across the region of Almia, using their Capture Styler (the stylus) to circle and capture over 250 different Pokémon. Free mind-controlled Pokémon from the thrall of Team Dim Sun's machines, and call upon various Pokémon's Poké Assists and Field Moves to capture other Pokémon and clear obstacles. Over 60 Quests are present for the player to take on, allowing them to power up their Capture Styler and meet even more Pokémon partners. Over the course of the adventure the player will use different types of Stylers—culminating in the powerful Vatonage Styler, a tool that allows a Ranger to capture any Pokémon, friend or foe.

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Alternate Titles

  • "Pokémon Ranger: Nuit sur Almia" -- French title
  • "Pokémon Ranger: Finsternis über Almia" -- German title
  • "Pokémon Ranger: Batonage" -- Japanese title
  • "Pokémon Ranger 2" -- Informal title
  • "ポケモンレンジャー バトナージ" -- Japanese title

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Critic Reviews

Official Nintendo Magazine Nov 21, 2008 84 out of 100 84
Jeux Vidéo Network May 18, 2009 16 out of 20 80
Da Gameboyz 2008 7.5 out of 10 75
3D Juegos Dec 22, 2008 7.1 out of 10 71
RPGamer Jan 19, 2009 3.5 out of 5 70
GameSpy Nov 21, 2008 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
Jeuxvideo.com Nov 20, 2008 14 out of 20 70
IGN Nov 11, 2008 6.7 out of 10 67
JeuxVideoPC.com Dec 10, 2008 13 out of 20 65
GameDaily Nov 19, 2008 6 out of 10 60

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Lampbane (2533) added Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia (Nintendo DS) on Jan 04, 2009