Nintendo has rejuvenated a couple of old favorite Pokemon games with the dual release of HeartGold and SoulSilver for the DS. Thanks, Nintendo. Both are enhanced remakes of 2000's Pokemon Gold and Silver for Game Boy Color, but how do these new ports stack up to the original classics? According to G4's Scott Alan Marriott, they stack up very well.
The new wrinkle in the games: The PokeWalker, described thusly:
"Clearly a nefarious plot to ensure Nintendo's legions are fit enough to walk to nearby stores to purchase Pikachu pillows and Totodile teacups, the Pokewalker is a cross between a pedometer and Tamagotchi. The device allows you to transfer one Pokemon into its memory so you can take it along with you, earning it experience points and building up a "watt" for every 20 steps you (or perhaps an unsuspecting dog, cat, or ferret) take"