Nexomon Review (Xbox Series S)
For our Nexomon Review, we catch, evolve, and collect over 300 unique Nexomon! We try to assemble the ultimate Nexomon team to save our friends and save the world! Clash against legendary champions and become a hero in this epic journey.
Nexomon Review Pros:
- Bright and colorful graphics.
- 1.4GB download size.
- 1000 Gamerscore.
- Adventure gameplay.
- Pokemon-style game.
- Male or female avatar.
- Pick your starting Nexomon and each has a unique type like fire/water/earth etc.
- Tutorials pop as you play and unlock things.
- Turn-based combat.
- Every Nexomon in your party earns exp and levels up to learn new attacks/abilities.
- Coins can be earned and found to use with vendors and in shops.
- 310 Nexomona to find and capture.
- Capture Nexomon to add to your Nexopad and use those Nexomon in your team.
- Very easy to get into.
- Random battles can occur, bushes shake when a Nexomon is in it, trainers will challenge you in the world and have a punching glove icon.
- Save when you want.
- It’s possible to grind out fights to level up or farm Nexomon.
- When fighting you can use your attacks that take Stamina to play, capture wild Nexomon, run away or use items.
- When Nexomon level up their stats always increase which are – HP, stamina, attack, defense, and speed.
- Leveling up also replenishes the Nexomons health and stamina.
- Nexomon is ranked overall by rarity like common, rare and special.
- Find items in the world.
- Combat is very fast.
- Nexomon does evolve after a set amount of levels which changes their appearance and stats.
- A lot of fun to play.
- Big boss battles.
- Linear story but it’s a good one.
- Nexotrap comes in normal and Gold. Normal gives you a lower chance of catching a Nexomon but they are common whereas Gold is almost a guaranteed capture but they are rare.
- Optional side quests to take on.
- A big world to explore.
- Handy on-screen button icons.
- Memorable characters.
- A light sprinkling of humor.
- Your Nexomon (you choose which one) walks around following you.
- Healing centers will replenish your team’s health and stamina.
- Shops sell your traps and items.
- Gets very addictive.
Nexomon Review Cons:
- Easily over or under power yourself.
- Slow starter.
- Does take a fair bit of grinding.
- In fights, you don’t get an option to swap out your Nexomon.
- It does take a while to make Nexomon traps wildly available for yourself.
- No online interactions at all.
- Capturing takes a long time.
- Doesn’t explain the whole elemental part of combat very well.
- Little replay action.
- Follows way too close to a Pokemon game including how the game flow plays out.
- Having random battles can make simple traveling a pain.
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- Graphics - 8/108/10
- Sound - 8/108/10
- Accessibility - 8/108/10
- Length - 8/108/10
- Fun Factor - 8/108/10
Nexomon is Pokemon let’s get that straight, it uses so much of the Pokemon DNA that it’s just hard to not notice. Nexomon does however make a Pokemon-like game that is faster in so many ways from accessibility to how the interactions and combat phases play out. I really like Nexomon as they do have some fun with creating these little creatures, the names are terrible but the little dudes themselves are quite good. You can say how it’s just a rip-off but at the end of the day it’s a good rip-off and does have a few of its own tricks up the sleeve but overall it’s a fun game, full of fun, and looks fantastic. It makes a streamlined version of Pokemon and gives it to more players thanks to cross-console releases.