Immediately, Sun and Moon Targets Gen 1 sentimentality. You've journeyed from the Kanto region to Alola with your mom and her Meowth, and even the adornment in your room contemplates where you came from - there are Pikachu and Ditto dolls but nothing seems attached to any other regions.
But Sun and Moon also lure upon the original production in more delicate ways. Previously, when you even get your first Pokemon, there's a long cut scene boasting Tapu Koko, the champion deity Pokemon of one of the four main islands of Alola.
The box camera work in this opening view is more complex than what we've seen in prior to other Pokemon games, too. It's filmic, and though the cast can look a little rugged the closer the camera gets to them, it's charming. (It's worth perceiving that the 3D operates an absent from the primary game, but that didn't give any influencing experience.) It might have brought back my usual thirst to explore and discover more about the region.
All of that blended in one game makes for welcome updates conventional Pokemon game. Two hours in an oldest Pokemon game is adequate enough to challenge at least the first Gym master and Gym Pokemon, perhaps the second.
After two hours playing the Sun version, I'd seen an essential story cut scene, picked my starter Pokemon (Litten), trained him to approximately level 11, caught a full band of new and old Pokémon (and my list goes wild), and only hardly achieved the first real city beforehand my time was up. It's a very distinct pace, and it's done well - I felt like very little time had gone, and I still had the totality of Alola to look into.
But there's also a lot of freshness in exploring the unfamiliar and getting lost in a coyage that you didn't see impending.