Starting Your Adventure
So you want to be a Pokemon Master, huh? Well, you've come to the right place! But there's much to learn before you can truly become a master in the fierce, competitive sport of battling Pokemon. But with our starter guide at your side, you should have no trouble climbing the ranks to become the ultimate Pokemon Master.
Now for those unaware, Pokemon Platinum is an updated version of Pokemon Diamond and Pearl. While the core gameplay is mostly the same, there have been some noteable changes and additions--check out our "What's New" section for a complete rundown.
Here's what you'll find in GameSpot's Pokemon Platinum Primer Guide:
- What's new? Find out what's new in the Platinum version of Pokemon.
- Capturing Pokemon: In order to become a Pokemon Master, you're going to need some Pokemon--here's how to get them.
- Combat: To become a master, you need to be a fighter. Check out our combat tips to hold your own during battle.
- Using Items: You'll encounter many items during your adventure, and knowing when and where to use them is often crucial.