This Ridiculous Pokémon Load Time Is Fake

There's a new Pokémon game. It's called Pokémon X/Y and recently gameplay was showed off on Japanese television. Don't worry; the game doesn't appear to have ridiculously long load times.

The above GIF is a fake! This is gameplay footage that has been given a long "Now Loading..." screen. As several Kotaku commenters have pointed out, this is a loading screen from the 2006 Sonic the Hedgehog game.

Here's the actual load screen.

This Ridiculous Pokémon Load Time Is Fake

Now, whether this load time is too long, that's up to you to decide!

「ポケットモンスターX・Y」 バトル前のロードが長いかのように見せる偽装gifに注意!! [あまえび]

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