Pocket Digimon World
|Name||Pocket Digimon World|
|Release Date||June 29, 2000|
Pocket Digimon World (ポケットデジモンワールド, Poketto Dejimon Wārudo) is a video game.
Pocket Digimon World series was a game released for the Sony Playstation and Pocket Station. There were three version of the game released: Pocket Digimon World, Pocket Digimon World: Wind Battle Disc, and Pocket Digimon World: Cool & Nature Battle Disc. The game was at its core the same across all the different versions, with the main differences being available Digimon, storyline, items, and minor features.
This original Pocket Digimon World focused on Agumon, Piyomon, V-mon, and their respective fiery, Dinosaur, and Dramon-type Digimon evolutions. This version is also the only game where Factorial Town can be accessed.
A Digimon Museum opened up in the Digital World, showcasing history and artifacts of the Digital World. However, evil Digimon steal the exhibits. Jijimon, the owner of the museum, enlists the help of a Digimon Tamer to recover the exhibits. The exhibits consist of art, music, and Digimon data which the player can view after recovering them.
Gameplay and Features
As the game is primarily played via the Pocket Station, Pocket Digimon World series uses the Pocket Station to recreate a Digimon virtual pet raising experience. Digitama can be downloaded up to 5 per Memory Card in Jijimon's House and only one Digitama can be hatched and played on Pocket Station. The player have to raise his/her Digimon properly by training and learning new techniques, as well as defeat the enemies across the File Island. Additionally, the raised Digimon can be played in 2-Player Mode by using Colosseum feature. Digimon raised in Pocket Digimon World can be transferred into Digimon World 2.
By defeating certain boss Digimon, the player can obtained four-type numbered items: Film, Photo, Data Pack, and Memory Fragment. The Film item is part of good version of CG movie that replace the bad version in the opening cutscene. The Data Pack item consist of Digimon data that can be used to unlock more Digimon in D-1 Grand Prix, a mini-game featuring Polygon Battle that compatible with the WonderSwan.