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Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Time (Nintendo DS)

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In the newest installment of the Pokémon Mystery Dungeon series, players find themselves transported to a world of Pokémon—Pokémon that talk and shop and form exploration teams to journey into randomly generated dungeons to look for treasures and rescue other Pokémon in trouble.

The player joins one of these exploration teams, looking for the cause of their mysterious transformation—once they were human, but now they are a Pokémon. Which Pokémon the player becomes is determined by a personality test given at the beginning of the game. The player is also given a partner—another Pokémon that will join you on your adventure as the two of you discover the secret of the Time Gears, mysterious artifacts that are being stolen by an elusive thief and whose loss puts the world in grave danger.

Explore random dungeons, collect Treasure Boxes, and recruit over 493 Pokémon—including those from Pokémon Diamond and Pokémon Pearl. Pokémon exclusive to Explorers of Time include Celebi, Combee, Lucario, Pachirisu, and Riolu.


Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Time Nintendo DS Title screen

Alternate Titles

  • "ポケモン不思議のダンジョン 時の探検隊" -- Japanese spelling
  • "Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Erkundungsteam Zeit" -- German title
  • "Pokémon Fushigi no Dungeon: Toki no Tankentai" -- Japanese title
  • "Pokémon Donjon Mystère: Explorateurs du Temps" -- French title

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The Press Says

GameZone May 27, 2008 7.8 out of 10 78
Cheat Code Central Apr, 2008 3.8 out of 5 76
GamePro (US) May 02, 2008 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
Gameswelt Aug 01, 2008 70 out of 100 70
GameTrailers 2008 6.6 out of 10 66
IGN Apr 22, 2008 6.5 out of 10 65
GameSpot Apr 29, 2008 6.5 out of 10 65
Gamekult Jul 07, 2008 5 out of 10 50
PAL Gaming Network (PALGN) Jul 10, 2008 5 out of 10 50
Pocket Gamer UK Jun 13, 2008 5 out of 10 50


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Lampbane (2520) added Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Time (Nintendo DS) on Jan 04, 2009