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Jan 12

Detective Pikachu to be released March 23rd, 2018

Posted by Sunain | January 12th 2018 at 10:49 AM EST
Tags: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo, YouTube, Nintendo eShop, amiibo, Detective Pikachu
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The Pokémon Company International and Nintendo announced Detective Pikachu, a new video game scheduled to release exclusively on the Nintendo 3DS family of systems both digitally and at retail on March 23rd, 2018. It was originally released in Japan on February 3rd, 2016, which will be over two years later when it is released worldwide. High resolution images and screenshots from the press release have been added to an Imageboard thread.

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DETECTIVE PIKACHU COMING SOON TO NINTENDO 3DS

The Pokémon Company International and Nintendo announced Detective Pikachu, a new video game scheduled to release exclusively on the Nintendo 3DSTM family of systems both digitally and at retail on 23 March 2018. An action-adventure title, Detective Pikachu finds the hero of the title – a unique Pikachu in the Pokémon world – partnering with Tim Goodman and searching for evidence and clues to solve a series of cases, whilst also investigating the disappearance of Tim’s father, Harry Goodman.

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When he arrives in Ryme City looking for his missing father, little does Tim know he would meet a Pikachu, but more amazingly a Pikachu who he could communicate with. There’s more to this Pikachu than a detective hat – he’s one lovably gruff, tough-talking sleuth, with a taste for good coffee.

Detective Pikachu

This Pikachu claims that he worked with Tim’s father, and the two pair up to discover his whereabouts. Together, Tim and Detective Pikachu will encounter a number of mysteries in Ryme City and will need to talk to witnesses and gather their testimony in order to discover the truth. Cases that would be impossible for Tim to solve alone can be cracked with the help of this Pikachu, because he is able to obtain vital clues and information from other Pokémon.

Detective Pikachu includes all the chapters of the 2016 Japan-exclusive Nintendo eShop release, Detective Pikachu – Birth of a New Duo, but adds further content that completes the story. The game features new locations to explore, as well as a colourful cast of both Pokémon and human characters.

For those players who are new to sleuthing and may need some help in uncovering the evidence, Detective Pikachu features an Easy Mode, where the title character will provide handy hints on what to do or where to go next.

A special Detective Pikachu amiibo is also planned for when the game launches. It’s larger than a regular amiibo, and it allows players to view all the Pika Prompts (short video clips) from chapters they have completed, including ones they missed finding earlier. These clips feature Pikachu’s quips and antics – and may even contain a hint.

Detective Pikachu

YouTube Trailer - Solve Mysteries with Detective Pikachu!


Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PeYARbPHcvk

Article edited on 2018-01-12 12:34:15 by Sunain
Mar 31

Shadow Mewtwo amiibo Nintendo eShop Card Offer for Pokkén Tournament

Posted by Sunain | March 31st 2016 at 01:48 PM EDT
Tags: Nintendo eShop, amiibo, POKKÉN TOURNAMENT
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For a limited time, players can receive a free Shadow Mewtwo amiibo card with their Nintendo eShop digital purchase of the Pokkén Tournament game. The offer expires July 31, 2016 and is only valid in US, Canada, and Mexico while supplies last and there is a limit of one amiibo card per purchase.

In order to expedite your order, please carefully follow the instructions below.

1. Register for Nintendo Store. This is how Nintendo makes sure that your shipping address in their system.
  • If you have registered before, please make sure that they have your recent shipping address by signing in to update your profile.
  • If you live in the US, click here.
  • If you live in Canada, click here.
  • If you live in Mexico, click here to contact us.
2. Email Nintendo's support team. In order to qualify for this free offer, Nintendo needs to verify your purchase history to confirm that Pokkén Tournament has been purchased. You'll be asked for the following information:

  • Email address - be sure to use the same email address you provided in your Nintendo Store registration from step 1.
  • Nintendo Network ID
  • Serial Number
  • To email Nintendo, click here.

Wait for Nintendo to review and process your request. After they confirm your Nintendo eShop purchase, they'll reply to your email with shipping information for your order. Please allow up to two weeks for processing time.

Source: http://en-americas-support.nintendo.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/16523/~/shadow-mewtwo-amiibo-card-offer-for-pokk%C3%A9n-tournament

Article edited on 2016-03-31 01:49:50 by Sunain
Nov 12

Nintendo Direct - November 12th, 2015 / Pokémon Picross / Pokkén Shadow Mewtwo amiibo card

On November 12th, 2015, Nintendo broadcasted their first Nintendo Direct since the death of former Nintendo President Satoru Iwata. A lot of new Pokémon game information was revealed. Images from the press kit have been added to an Imageboard thread.

Nintendo Direct - November 12th, 2015

Latest Nintendo Direct Announces Pokémon Games—Including the Games That Started It All—Pokémon Red Version, Pokémon Blue Version and Pokémon Yellow Version for Virtual Console

Pokémon Super Mystery Dungeon launch date and limited edition Shadow Mewtwo amiibo card revealed for Pokkén Tournament

The Pokémon Company International announced several new games today during the latest Nintendo Direct. The new games include Pokémon Picross and the relaunch of Pokémon Red Version, Pokémon Blue Version and Pokémon Yellow Version on the Virtual Console for systems in the Nintendo 3DS family. Pokémon Super Mystery Dungeon and Pokkén Tournament were also featured in the presentation.

Nintendo 3DS

Pokémon Red Version, Pokémon Blue Version and Pokémon Yellow Version: On February 27, 2016, the games that started it all, Pokémon Red Version, Pokémon Blue Version and Pokémon Yellow Version, will be relaunched on the Virtual Console for systems in the Nintendo 3DS family. This time there is no need for a Game Boy link cable as fans can battle and trade just like they did in 1999, but now via wireless communication on Nintendo 3DS.

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Pokémon Super Mystery Dungeon: The latest installment of the Pokémon Mystery Dungeon series that has sold more than 13 million units worldwide is launching for Nintendo 3DS on February 19. With turn-based battles and ever-changing dungeons, players can encounter every single known Pokémon in Pokémon Super Mystery Dungeon—all 720 of them!

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Pokémon Picross: The popular Picross series meets the world of Pokémon when Pokémon Picross launches in Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS in early December. Pokémon Picross will be downloadable at no charge and will have over 300 stages plus an advanced mode. After solving number puzzles to complete pictures of Pokémon, fans will be able to add them to their collection in the game.

Wii U

Pokkén Tournament: Developed in collaboration with BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Inc., producers of TEKKEN®, one of the most successful fighting-game franchises in history, Pokkén Tournament brings Pokémon to life in a way never seen before where Pokémon move in direct response to the player’s actions while battling. Fans who purchase a first-run version of the game at retail will receive a limited-edition Shadow Mewtwo amiibo card that immediately unlocks the character in the game after tapping it to the Wii U GamePad. Pokkén Tournament launches for Wii U in spring 2016.

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Nintendo Direct - November 12th, 2015 Video



Article edited on 2015-11-16 04:29:47 by Sunain
Aug 24

Pokémon Super Mystery Dungeon launches on November 20, 2015 / Mewtwo amiibo November 13th, 2015

Posted by Sunain | August 24th 2015 at 01:36 PM EDT
Tags: Press Release, Pokémon Get TV, amiibo, Pokémon Super Mystery Dungeon
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Nintendo announced in a press release today that Pokémon Super Mystery Dungeon launches in North America on November 20th, 2015 with a suggested retail price of $39.99 USD. The Mewtwo amiibo from Super Smash Bros. launches on in North American on November 13th, 2015 with a suggested retail price of $12.99 USD.

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Pokémon Super Mystery Dungeon launches on November 20, 2015!

Look forward to the launch of Pokémon Super Mystery Dungeon on November 20 2015, continuing in the legacy of the exciting Pokémon Mystery Dungeon video games! With dungeon layouts that change every time you enter them, the fun never ends! Battle alongside Legendary and Mythical Pokémon to save the world from a crisis in a tale of unprecedented scale.

You'll get to pick one of 20 Pokémon to become your partner. With the Pokémon you choose, head out on a quest to encounter all 720 Pokémon, including Legendary and Mythical Pokémon. Set off on a grand adventure as you explore ever-changing Mystery Dungeons and connect with Pokémon to save the Pokémon world!

Sources: http://www.pokemon.com/us/pokemon-video-games/pokemon-super-mystery-dungeon/ and http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20150824005374/en/Nintendo-Packs-2015-Huge-Lineup-Games

Mewtwo amiibo Box Art

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Article edited on 2015-08-24 06:44:45 by Sunain
Apr 01

Nintendo Direct - April 1st, 2015 / Pokémon Rumble World

Posted by Sunain | April 1st 2015 at 06:21 PM EDT
Tags: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, YouTube, Nintendo eShop, Club Nintendo, amiibo, Nintendo Direct, Super Smash Bros.
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Despite being April Fools' Day, Nintendo announced that a legitimate Nintendo Direct would take place on April 1st, 2015.

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Source: https://twitter.com/NintendoAmerica/status/582890134846197760

Pokémon Related Announcements

  • Mewtwo will be available via a Club Nintendo promo code for players that purchased Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and 3DS on April 15th, 2015.
  • Mewtwo will also be available via DLC on April 28th, 2015. It can be purchased for $3.99 for either the 3DS or Wii U versions or for $4.99USD for the bundle for both games.
  • Pokémon Rumble World (みんなのポケモンスクランブル) for the Nintendo 3DS will be available as a Free to Play game on April 8th, 2015. Poké Diamonds can be found in-game by playing levels, received via StreetPass or purchased in the in-game store via the Nintendo eShop.
  • Jigglypuff, Charizard and Greninja amiibo's will be released on May 29th, 2015 in North America and Europe while they will be released in Japan on May 28th, 2015.

Mewtwo Trailer Video


Pokémon Rumble World (みんなのポケモンスクランブル) Trailer Video


Nintendo Direct Video


Press Release - Pokémon Rumble World

Control cute Toy Pokémon and have exhilarating battles in Pokémon Rumble World! This downloadable game for systems in the Nintendo 3DS family is packed with Pokémon that you can battle and befriend. You can collect 719 species of Pokémon—all the ones that have appeared in the video games up through Pokémon Omega Ruby and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire. When you defeat one of the wild Pokémon you meet in a stage, it sometimes becomes your friend. Even Mega-Evolving Pokémon will join the battles, a first for a game in the Pokémon Rumble series!

Befriend as many Pokémon as you can—as you collect more species of Pokémon, your Adventurer Rank goes up. As your Adventurer Rank goes up, the shop will offer more products, and stages will feature stronger Pokémon.

It's not just Pokémon that will appear in Pokémon Rumble World. Your Mii character will also appear in your game, as well as the Mii characters of players you pass! It's the first time in the Pokémon Rumble series that Mii characters have joined in to interact with Pokémon and have adventures together.

Your story is set in the kingdom of toys, and the adventure starts when the king summons you. He explains his frustration at having only one Pikachu. In contrast, a mysterious magician has captured several Pokémon! So the king asks you to show that magician a thing or two by collecting lots more Pokémon, and he lends you his Pikachu to get you started on your adventures. Depart from the castle town via a hot-air balloon to get to different areas where wild Toy Pokémon await!

It's fun to connect with other friends playing Pokémon Rumble World. Players can visit your castle town via StreetPass. Connect your Nintendo 3DS system to the Internet, and Mii characters of faraway players will visit you. They can even provide support for you in future battles in a variety of ways.

Poké Diamonds are meant to make your adventures even more exciting and easy. With Poké Diamonds, you can get hot-air balloons, clothes for your Mii character, extras that provide more fun in your game play, and more. In addition, Poké Diamonds can be used to continue playing in a stage after your Pokémon's HP runs out, as well as to re-inflate hot-air balloons that have become deflated after use. You can acquire them in various ways, including at the beginning of the adventure and when you speak to Mii characters who come to the castle town via StreetPass. You can also purchase Poké Diamonds at the shop in the castle town via Nintendo eShop.

You'll be able to download Pokémon Rumble World from Nintendo eShop starting April 8, 2015.

In-game purchases are available and allow for quicker progress through the game.

Sources: http://www.pokemon.co.jp/ex/m-scramble/, http://www.pokemon.com/us/pokemon-video-games/pokemon-rumble-world/ and http://www.nintendo.co.jp/3ds/eshop/kcfa/index.html

Article edited on 2015-04-02 04:53:31 by Sunain
Jan 14

Charizard amiibo

Posted by Sunain | January 14th 2015 at 11:32 AM EST
Tags: amiibo, Nintendo Direct
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During the January 14th, 2015 Nintendo Direct, the 5th wave of the Super Smash Bros. amiibo's was revealed and it will include Charizard. The amiibo will be available worldwide in the Spring of 2015.

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Article edited on 2015-01-14 11:34:47 by Sunain
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