Pokemon X and Pokemon Y announced for release in October 2013

Nintendo announced today two brand new titles in the Pokemon franchise for the Nintendo 3DS system. The new Pokemon will have a new storyline set in a 3D world with dynamic battles.

“The worldwide launch of Pokémon X and Pokémon Y this October allows players to begin their adventures at the same time,” said Tsunekazu Ishihara, CEO of The Pokémon Company. “Now, Pokémon fans across the globe can discover the secrets of Pokémon games and can collect, battle, and trade with each other immediately.”

Here is a sneak peek at Pokemon X and Pokemon Y: