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A new game for the Nintendo 3DS has been announced by Nintendo Japan and The Pokémon Company called Detective Pikachu ~Birth of a New Duo~ (名探偵ピカチュウ ~新コンビ誕生~) which will be released on the Nintendo 3DS eShop in Japan on February 3rd, 2016 for 1,500 yen. From January 27th, 2016 until February 29th, 2016, the game will be 20% off and will cost 1200 yen.

The game was first revealed on the October 28th, 2013 episode of Professional Work Style (プロフェッショナル 仕事の流儀) number 215 when the CEO of The Pokémon Company Tsunekazu Ishihara (石原恒和) was on the show and revealed some information on the games development.

The Story:

The stage is set, a place where people and Pokémon co-exist, Rhyme City. In order to fulfill his purpose, a boy named Tim comes to this town. There, Tim has a chance meeting with Pikachu. A new story begins from this point.

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thumbnail Tim Goodman (ティム・グッドマン):
Pikachu:

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Source: http://www.pokemon.co.jp/ex/TANTEI-PIKA/
29 Jan 2016 05:49 AM
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This seems kind of weird, and that deep voice for the pikachu is a bit jarring. It's hard to know what to think without much information available yet though. It is pretty interesting to see Pokemon games expanding to new genres so I'll be keeping an eye on this.
02 Feb 2016 08:49 PM
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I thought they'd given up on this game because we literally didn't hear anything for 2 years about this game. The graphics look very impressive for 3DS. The deep voice for Pikachu I guess means to me at least that its an older/adult Pikachu.
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