Pokémon grows up in the advanced generation, with a brand new setting, to Hoenn Region! Featuring over 130 new Pokémon in full color, Pokémon Ruby and Sapphire take you on another journey to become a Pokémon master, fighting against gyms and the Elite Four of the region, while battling two brand new teams, depending on your version of the game; Team Magma for Ruby, and Team Aqua for Sapphire. New features included the addition of Pokémon contests and secret bases, fun little diversions from capturing, trading, and battling Pokémon as usual.
Featuring an all-new storyline, a massive new world to explore, and a menagerie of new (and many classic) Pokémon to catch, train and battle - Pokemon Ruby and Sapphire are a Pokemon fan's dream come true. Both games are set in the world of Hoenn - a land filled with cities, caves, lakes and secrets. When your adventure begins, you must choose whether you want to play as a male or female character (both are kitted out with some cool new Pokemon gear) and set out on a mission to become the best Pokemon Trainer that Hoenn has ever seen. Before you begin your quest, you're given one of three new Pokémon to start you off. You can choose from Treecko, a Grass-type, Torchic, a Fire-type, and Mudkip, a Water-type Pokemon.