An Exhaustive Look at Pokémon Omega Ruby



A comprehensive commentary on Pokémon Omega Ruby, using it as a case study to explore the series’ strengths and weaknesses.
…Three days after Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon came out, good job Shay you baboon.

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00:00 Intro Cinematic
01:10 Introduction
03:38 Littleroot Town
08:55 Route 101, Oldale Town, Route 103
13:20 Route 102
20:14 Petalburg City
23:44 Route 104, Petalburg Woods
33:54 Rustboro City, Route 116, Rustboro Gym
43:33 Dewford Town, Dewford Gym
47:52 Granite Cave, Meeting Steven
49:52 Route 109, Slateport City
56:52 Oceanic Museum
1:00:00 Contest Spectacular Hall
1:08:57 Route 110
1:14:28 Mauville City
1:20:51 Cycling Road, Granite Cave
1:25:18 Battle Food Court
1:29:02 Mauville Gym
1:30:56 Route 117, Verdanturf Town
1:34:44 Route 111, Route 112, Fiery Path
1:41:46 Route 113, Fallarbor Town
1:54:08 Route 114
1:58:48 Meteor Falls
2:02:48 Mt. Chimney, Jagged Pass
2:06:09 Lavaridge Town, Lavaridge Gym
2:17:14 Route 111 Desert
2:20:50 Petalburg Gym
2:27:06 Routes 105-109
2:30:37 Trick House
2:34:14 Route 118, Southern Island
2:42:14 Route 123
2:47:19 Route 119, Weather Institute
3:12:53 Fortree City, Fortree Gym
3:23:38 Route 120
3:30:29 Route 122, Mt. Pyre
3:36:22 Safari Zone, Route 121
3:49:09 Lilycove City
3:53:32 Magma Hideout
3:57:44 Route 124
4:00:49 Mossdeep City, Mossdeep Gym
4:06:01 Route 125, Shoal Cave, Sea Mauville, Route 127
4:18:54 Seafloor Cavern
4:25:56 Sootopolis City, Cave of Origin
4:40:10 Sootopolis Gym
4:42:27 Pokémon Hunt
4:49:34 Mauville Hills, New Mauville
4:54:56 Routes 126-131, Secret Bases
5:04:02 Pacifidlog Town
5:10:49 Routes 132-134
5:12:14 Sealed Chamber
5:22:54 Legendary Hunt
5:31:14 Route 128, Ever Grande City, Victory Road
5:40:20 Pokémon League
6:02:28 Delta Episode
6:30:11 Post-game Content
6:32:27 Battle Resort
6:39:29 Battle Maison
6:59:20 Transferring Pokémon, Mythical Pokémon
7:02:43 Pokémon League Rematches
7:03:33 Miscellaneous Wrap-up
7:07:52 Conclusion

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Links and Credits

The Bug Boy: the early years of Pokémon’s Satoshi Tajiri:
Game Freak on Player Freedom vs. Story in Pokémon:
Interview with Masuda on ORAS and why there is no Battle Frontier:
Why Pokémon Go Works:
Pokémon Director Explains Why Series is Becoming Easier:
Musical Interlude by PiPsteer:
So Does Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire Include Trainer Customization?:
Bloodborne Is Genius, And Here’s Why:
Pokemon’s Junichi Masuda: “We weren’t explicitly targeting children”:
L.T.’s Twitter:
Interview with Shigeru Ohmori (Japanese):

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