Nintendo has released a new trailer for the upcoming 3DS games Pokémon Alpha Sapphire and Omega Ruby, the remakes of the original Pokémon Ruby and Sapphire. The short video revealed a new Mega Evolution, showcased redesigned gym leaders, revealed a unique Pikachu Pokémon Amie and provided a glimpse at the return of Secret Bases.
The trailer mainly highlighted the redesigned gyms and leaders from the Hoenn region, which have all been updated to match the 3D visuals of the Sixth-Gen Pokémon games. However, the trailer also showcased a short clip full of Pikachus dressed in a variety of costumes, called “Cosplay Pikachu”, which players will be able to encounter in possible connection to Pokémon contests.
Finally, the trailer also revealed the return of secret bases, customizable rooms from which players can design and fill with trophies.
The new Mega Evolution revealed in the trailer was for Metagross, which according to a Nintendo press release, will be partnered with the Hoenn League Champion Steven. The press release said that the new evolution will increase the speed, attack, special defense and defense of Mega Metagross. Additionally, Mega Metagross will receive the ability “Tough Claws” which allows physical moves to hit harder.
Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire are due to be released on November 21.
Stay posted for more details from Nintendo and watch the trailer below: