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RELEASE DATE REVEALED FOR POKÉMON SCARLET AND POKÉMON VIOLET

Today, The Pokémon Company International and Nintendo shared that the Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet video games will launch on November 18, 2022, and announced newly discovered Pokémon in an all-new trailer on the official Pokémon YouTube channel. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9ruBLEEqw_c Digital pre-orders for the games are available starting today on Nintendo eShop. Cover Art Reveal The new Legendary Pokémon appearing in these titles, Koraidon and Miraidon, are on each cover of the retail version of the game, and the title logos are embellished with foil stamp-like designs that use these Legendary Pokémon as motifs. The packages of these games have a similar look to the covers of old books and evoke the feeling that a new story lies ahead. Multiplayer Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet are the first open-world RPGs in the Pokémon series. Along with series staples, such as trading and battling Pokémon, players will be able to explore the various locations of the region in these […]

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Nintendo Addresses Error Message Near End of Metroid Dread Gameplay

Nintendo notes that a bug has been found in Metroid Dread that can prevent players from progressing under a certain condition. A patch will be released by the end of October to fix this. We apologize for the inconvenience. “The Software Was Closed Because an Error Occurred” Error If, near the end of the Metroid Dread game you receive the message, “The software was closed because an error occurred,” and the game forcibly closes. Nintendo is aware of an error in the Metroid Dread game that prevents the player from proceeding when the specific sequence below is followed near the end of the game. They are preparing a software update to prevent this error, which should be available in October 2021. Near the end of the game, if the player destroys a door while a map marker for that specific door is displayed on the map, the game will forcibly […]

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NEW DETAILS AND TRAILERS REVEALED FOR UPCOMING POKÉMON BRILLIANT DIAMOND, POKÉMON SHINING PEARL, AND POKÉMON LEGENDS: ARCEUS GAMES

NEW DETAILS AND TRAILERS REVEALED FOR UPCOMING POKÉMON BRILLIANT DIAMOND, POKÉMON SHINING PEARL, AND POKÉMON LEGENDS: ARCEUS GAMES

The Pokémon Company International and Nintendo have revealed more details for Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Pokémon Shining Pearl, and Pokémon Legends: Arceus, including all-new trailers. Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Pokémon Shining Pearl Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Pokémon Shining Pearl are faithful remakes of the Pokémon Diamond Version and Pokémon Pearl Version games, bringing Trainers back to the Sinnoh region, where they will meet Professor Rowan, battle against Team Galactic, and explore the Grand Underground. For those setting out through Sinnoh for the first time, plenty of new encounters and surprises await. https://youtu.be/gU648Rj3wb8 The all-purpose Pokétch The Pokétch is a handy gadget players receive on their in-game journey that’s loaded up with various apps. This all-purpose tool has apps for all sorts of situations, such as the Dowsing Machine app, which can be used to locate hidden items. In Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Pokémon Shining Pearl, the Pokétch also allows players to call on wild Pokémon to help them out by using hidden moves like Cut […]

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POKÉMON ANNOUNCES NEW VIDEO GAMES POKÉMON BRILLIANT DIAMOND, POKÉMON SHINING PEARL, AND POKÉMON LEGENDS: ARCEUS​​​​​

POKÉMON ANNOUNCES NEW VIDEO GAMES POKÉMON BRILLIANT DIAMOND, POKÉMON SHINING PEARL, AND POKÉMON LEGENDS: ARCEUS​​​​​

Today, during a Pokémon Presents video presentation, Tsunekazu Ishihara—president and CEO of The Pokémon Company—announced Pokémon Brilliant Diamond, Pokémon Shining Pearl, and Pokémon Legends: Arceus—new video games coming to the blockbuster series that spans 25 years. Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Pokémon Shining Pearl will launch in late 2021, and Pokémon Legends: Arceus will launch in early 2022. All three games will be available exclusively on the Nintendo Switch™ system. In 2006, Trainers were introduced to the Sinnoh region with the release of Pokémon Diamond and Pokémon Pearl on the Nintendo DS system. Players can once again visit the Sinnoh region in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Pokémon Shining Pearl, which are faithful remakes of two iconic Pokémon games. Pokémon Legends: Arceus will introduce fans to the Sinnoh region of old—before the existence of Pokémon Trainers and Pokémon Leagues. It’s in this long-gone era that players will embark on an entirely new adventure to create the region’s first Pokédex. “Trainers caught their first Pokémon in 1996 and began […]

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Many New Nintendo Switch Game Announcements in the Latest Nintendo Direct

Many New Nintendo Switch Game Announcements in the Latest Nintendo Direct

Splatoon 3 Heads to New, Unsplatted Territory When It Launches on Nintendo Switch in 2022 The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD, Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout and a New DLC Fighter for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Among the Many Announcements in the Latest Nintendo Direct In the latest Nintendo Direct presentation, Nintendo showcased more than 30 games coming to the Nintendo Switch family of systems – with many launching by this summer! Headlining the 50-minute presentation was the reveal of Splatoon 3, a new game in the splat-tacular series, coming to Nintendo Switch in 2022. Other major news in the Nintendo Direct video included the reveal of Pyra/Mythra from the Xenoblade Chronicles 2 game as the latest playable DLC fighters to join the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate game – the fourth of six new fighters in the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Fighters Pass Vol. 2. Additional Nintendo Switch game announcements include The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD, […]

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POKÉMON SWORD EXPANSION PASS AND POKÉMON SHIELD EXPANSION PASS TO LAUNCH IN 2020 WITH TWO SETS OF ADDITIONAL CONTENT

POKÉMON SWORD EXPANSION PASS AND POKÉMON SHIELD EXPANSION PASS TO LAUNCH IN 2020 WITH TWO SETS OF ADDITIONAL CONTENT

Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Rescue Team DX for Nintendo Switch Systems Also Announced January 9, 2020—Today, The Pokémon Company International and Nintendo announced new downloadable content for the Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield video games. The Pokémon Sword Expansion Pass and the Pokémon Shield Expansion Pass will contain The Isle of Armor and The Crown Tundra expansions, two separate adventures that will enable fans to meet new characters, catch newly discovered Pokémon, and explore new areas in the Galar region. Available now exclusively on Nintendo Switch™ systems, Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield are the fastest-selling Nintendo Switch titles of all time and had the highest-grossing launch of any Pokémon games, with more than six million units sold worldwide during launch weekend. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o5afasEAiN0 During a Pokémon Direct presentation, The Pokémon Company International and Nintendo also unveiled Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Rescue Team DX. The game revisits the classic Pokémon Mystery Dungeon games, Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Red Rescue Team and Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Blue Rescue Team, which were originally released in Europe in 2006. Now exclusively on […]

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Super Mario Maker 2 Sees Link From The Legend of Zelda Join as a Playable Character

Super Mario Maker 2 Sees Link From The Legend of Zelda Join as a Playable Character

The Super Mario Maker 2 game is getting a legendary update. On Dec. 5, a free update to Super Mario Maker 2 for the Nintendo Switch system adds Link from the Legend of Zelda series as a playable character, new course parts and a new gameplay mode. After downloading the Ver. 2.0.0 update, the new Master Sword item will be available to use exclusively in the 8-bit Super Mario Bros. style. When this new course part is picked up, Mario will transform into Link, equipped with a new set of moves like attacking with a sword, shooting arrows and dropping bombs. In the recently launched The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening game for Nintendo Switch, Link encounters familiar characters from the Super Mario games like Piranha Plants and Goombas, but this time Link is joining a Super Mario game in Super Mario Maker 2! Transforming into Link using the Master Sword opens up a whole new world of design possibilities for creators. Using his arrows, […]

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NEW POKÉMON DISCOVERED IN THE GALAR REGION

New Pokémon Sirfetch’d Will Appear in Pokémon Sword September 18, 2019—The Pokémon Company International and Nintendo announced today that a new Pokémon has been discovered in the Galar region: Sirfetch’d, the Wild Duck Pokémon. Sirfetch’d will appear in the highly anticipated upcoming video game, Pokémon Sword. Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield launch November 15, 2019, exclusively on the Nintendo Switch™ system. Sirfetch’d Category: Wild Duck Pokémon Type: Fighting Height: 2’7” Weight: 257.9 lbs. Ability: Steadfast The Farfetch’d of the Galar region can evolve into Sirfetch’d after experiencing many battles. They are calm and collected, and they make a point of always battling fairly. They are so noble in battle that they are often chosen as a motif for paintings. Of particular note is a painting—famous in the Galar region—that depicts a duel between a Sirfetch’d and an Escavalier. In battle, Sirfetch’d uses the sharp stalk of its leek as a lance and the thick […]

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Pokémon Panels and More Make Up a Packed PAX West Experience for Nintendo Fans

Play Nintendo Switch Games, Go on The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening Scavenger Hunt and Experience More Nintendo Fun REDMOND, Wash., Aug. 22, 2019 – Nintendo is headed to PAX West in Seattle from Aug. 30 to Sept. 2 with a host of games, activities and fun for every type of gamer. Highlights of Nintendo’s packed presence at this year’s show include: a booth full of playable Nintendo Switch games, including new and unreleased games like Luigi’s Mansion 3, The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt — Complete Edition, DRAGON QUEST XI S: Echoes of an Elusive Age – Definitive Edition, Pokémon Swordand Pokémon Shield a panel and signing opportunity featuring developers from upcoming game DRAGON QUEST XI S: Echoes of an Elusive Age – Definitive Edition, which features Hero, the latest addition to the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Fighters Pass a Pokémon tourism booth promoting the Galar region from Pokémon Swordand Pokémon Shield a fun scavenger hunt based on The […]

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New Indie World Showcase Reveals Next Slate of Top Indie Games Coming to Nintendo Switch

Highlights Include Ori and the Blind Forest: Definitive Edition, Hotline Miami Collection, SUPERHOT, Risk of Rain 2, Torchlight II, Eastward and More REDMOND, Wash., Aug. 19, 2019 – In a new-look Indie World presentationlivestreamed globally today, Nintendo highlighted an exciting selection of independent games that are coming to the Nintendo Switch system soon, thanks to the passionate efforts of indie developers around the world who have found a home with Nintendo. The innovative first-person shooter SUPERHOT and Hotline Miami Collection, which features both games from the high-octane Hotline Miami series, are available to purchase on Nintendo eShop today. The online* multiplayer roguelike Risk of Rain 2, from Gearbox Publishing, was revealed as coming to Nintendo Switch this summer, while strategy- and mythology-inspired Northguard from Shiro Games, and pinball-inspired dungeon crawler Creature in the Well from Flight School Studio, are available today for pre-purchase. Furthermore, the critically acclaimed action-platformer Ori and the Blind Forest will be coming to Nintendo Switch on Sept. 27 as Ori […]

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