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Slate of new pokemon games set for Nintendo Switch and mobile

Slate of new pokemon games set for Nintendo Switch and mobile

Nintendo and The Pokemon Company have revealed a slew of new Pokemon games set for the Nintendo Switch and mobile: Let’s Go Pikachu, Let’s Go Eevee and Pokemon Quest.

Following the series formula, Let’s Go Pikachu and Let’s Go Eevee are variants of the same experience, which is a remaster of Game Freak’s 1998 hit Pokémon Yellow.

Alongside updated 3D visuals graphics, each title will also be able to connect to Pokemon Go. Players can catch pokemon initially discovered in the Kanto region in Pokemon Go and then transfer them into their Nintendo Switch adventure.

Additional collaborations between Pokemon Let's Go and Pokemon Go will be revealed shortly.

Nintendo also revealed a gadget called the Poke Ball Plus, which can take the place of the Joy-Con and will rumble when a pokemon is in the midst of being captured.

Pokemon: Let’s Go Pikachu and Pokemon: Let’s Go Eevee will launch on November 16th 2018.

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Nintendo and The Pokemon Company also revealed another RPG called Pokemon Quest, which has already launched on the Nintendo eShop. An App Store and Google Play release is set for June.

The game takes place on Tumblecube Island, where everything’s a cube. Gameplay revolves around creating a team of pokemon and using touch controls to make them battle with other foes.

Players can also customise a base camp and decorate it with collectables to provide in-game benefits.

“This new Pokémon title, developed by Game Freak, lets players explore the island of Tumblecube with their team of cute, cube-shaped characters known as Pokéxel,” said Game Freak director Shigeru Ohmori.

“Players will be able to personalise their pokemon and develop a strong bond with their pokemon friends while battling their way through the adventure. With the simple touch-screen controls, Pokémon Quest is a game that Pokemon fans of all ages can pick up and play.”

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Iain is a freelance writer based in Scotland with a penchant for indies and all things Nintendo. Alongside PocketGamer.Biz, he has also appeared in Kotaku, Rock Paper Shotgun, PCGamesN and VG24/7.

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