Before I did. Not much now since I'm playing the Wii U so much.
Ah, third person. I'm usually more for RPG games since I grew up with that genre. Other than that, I try out most genres that fits my interest.
Explorers has the best plot in Pokemon that I've seen
I do actually. They all feel pretty well designed and implemented. They are taking a lot more time making sure the Pokedex entries match what they do in the overworld this time.