Why was Pokemon Diamond so slow?
The text speed is slower, and there is a noticeable pause between you clicking a move, the text saying “[Pokemon] uses [move]!” and the animation playing. From what I understood, it had to do with how the Gen IV games handled damage calculation, causing the battles to drag out as these pauses add up.
What is the longest Pokemon game to beat?
According to How Long To Beat, the Gen IV Pokemon Diamond & Pearl require the most time for total completion. The website claims that the Gen IV games need 268 hours to achieve 100% completion.
Is Pokemon Diamond better than platinum?
Platinum is mostly better in terms of Pokemon distribution, game speed and quality of life tweaks (diamond and pearl are slooow), and post-game content. Since you have both and SoulSilver, Pokemon distribution isn’t a problem.
What’s the easiest Pokemon game?
Before Sword & Shield released, X & Y were the easiest Pokémon games by a wide margin. Despite being remakes of one of the harder Generations. Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire, unfortunately, didn’t fare much better, either.