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Pokémon Ruby

Pokémon Ruby is the sister to Pokémon Sapphire. They are the third group of Pokémon handheld games to be released in the US. They were both released in the spring of 2003 for the Game Boy Advance. This series of games took place in another part of the Pokémon world called Hoenn. New things about Pokémon Ruby/Sapphire include:
  1. The player may choose their character's gender in this group(Just like in Pokémon Crystal).
  2. Pokéblocks, made by cooperation between either NPCs or linked friends, raise certain stats for the
  3. Contests, which judge Pokémon based on the Cool, Tough, Cute, Smart and Beauty stats of a Pokémon and the moves it uses for its appeal.
  4. The removal of over a hundred old Pokémon from the wild and the addition of an entirely new series of Pokémon.
  5. Instead of Team Rocket, Team Aqua(in Sapphire) and Magma(in Ruby) are your main foes.
  6. There are several new types of Pokeballs.