Pokémon RPGs 101: All the basics you need to know about core Pokémon games

Setting out on an epic journey with a Pokémon partner by your side can be exciting and fulfilling, but it can also seem a bit daunting if you've not experienced an RPG before. This guide will take you through the basics to get you started on your next Pokémon adventure. To begin with, RPG stands … Continue reading Pokémon RPGs 101: All the basics you need to know about core Pokémon games

Game Freak’s Junichi Masuda and Kensaku Nabana reveal behind-the-scenes secrets for Pokémon Let’s Go Pikachu and Let’s Go Eevee

Meet the Makers of Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! and Pokémon: Let’s Go, Eevee! GAME FREAK’s Junichi Masuda and Kensaku Nabana share their insight into the development of the latest Pokémon adventure. The first Pokémon RPG adventure for Nintendo Switch, Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu! and Pokémon: Let's Go, Eevee!, is almost here, and the excitement continues to grow. To learn more about … Continue reading Game Freak’s Junichi Masuda and Kensaku Nabana reveal behind-the-scenes secrets for Pokémon Let’s Go Pikachu and Let’s Go Eevee

Junichi Masuda confirms he will no longer be director of core Pokémon games after Pokémon Let’s Go Pikachu and Let’s Go Eevee

In a new interview with The Pokémon Company, Game Freak's Junichi Masuda confirmed that Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu and Let's Go Eevee mark the final time in which he serves as the director when it comes to the core Pokémon games: But at the same time, it's important to have the younger generation at GAME … Continue reading Junichi Masuda confirms he will no longer be director of core Pokémon games after Pokémon Let’s Go Pikachu and Let’s Go Eevee

Game Freak confirms creating an open-world Pokémon game is “still on the cards”

The folks at Eurogamer recently had an opportunity to chat with Game Freak director Junichi Masuda about Pokémon Let’s Go and the Pokémon series’ future as a whole. Eurogamer: So last time we spoke, back at the Let's Go reveal in Japan, the topic of open-world Nintendo Switch games came up, like Breath of the Wild and Super Mario Odyssey, … Continue reading Game Freak confirms creating an open-world Pokémon game is “still on the cards”

Game Freak’s first original Pokémon Switch game launches second half of 2019 and will be the latest in the series

During its latest Financial Results Briefing, Nintendo confirmed that Game Freak's first original Pokémon Switch game will launch in the second half of 2019 and will be the latest in the series: In addition, we are preparing to introduce a succession of Nintendo titles including the ones shown here early next year and beyond, so … Continue reading Game Freak’s first original Pokémon Switch game launches second half of 2019 and will be the latest in the series

Game Freak confirms Nintendo and The Pokémon Company will reveal the first core Pokémon game for Switch in 2019

The folks at Eurogamer recently had an opportunity to chat with Game Freak director Junichi Masuda about Pokémon Let’s Go difficulty, mechanics and the Pokémon series’ future as a whole. Finally, I know you can't talk about any specifics just yet, so what I want to know is when you can start talking about that 2019 RPG... Junichi Masuda: [Laughs] … Continue reading Game Freak confirms Nintendo and The Pokémon Company will reveal the first core Pokémon game for Switch in 2019

Game Freak discusses Pokémon Let’s Go, Team Rocket, Pokémon Yellow, Pokémon GO, Meltan, Gorochu and much more in new interview

The folks at GameSpot recently had an opportunity to chat with Game Freak director Junichi Masuda and lead game environment designer Kensaku Nabana about Pokémon Let’s Go Pikachu and Let’s Go Eevee. They discussed what it was like reimagining the traditionally 8-bit world of Kanto in 3D, what changes the development team made in bringing the games to … Continue reading Game Freak discusses Pokémon Let’s Go, Team Rocket, Pokémon Yellow, Pokémon GO, Meltan, Gorochu and much more in new interview

Game Freak confirms Pokémon from Pokémon Let’s Go Pikachu and Let’s Go Eevee can be transferred to the first core Pokémon game on Nintendo Switch

The folks at GameSpot recently had an opportunity to chat with Game Freak director Junichi Masuda and lead game environment designer Kensaku Nabana about Pokémon Let’s Go Pikachu and Let’s Go Eevee. They discussed what it was like reimagining the traditionally 8-bit world of Kanto in 3D, what changes the development team made in bringing … Continue reading Game Freak confirms Pokémon from Pokémon Let’s Go Pikachu and Let’s Go Eevee can be transferred to the first core Pokémon game on Nintendo Switch