Game industry analyst Dr. Serkan Toto talks Nintendo Switch Pro launch in 2020, new Pokémon GO-style AR game, Super Smash Bros. mobile and more

The folks at GamesIndustry.biz recently interviewed Tokyo-based game industry analyst Dr. Serkan Toto of Kantan Games about some of his predictions for 2020. Read on below for some of his thoughts: Switch Pro launch - There is absolutely no doubt in my mind that Nintendo will launch a "Switch Pro" in 2020, my guess is … Continue reading Game industry analyst Dr. Serkan Toto talks Nintendo Switch Pro launch in 2020, new Pokémon GO-style AR game, Super Smash Bros. mobile and more

More than 650,000 people are tweeting about Pokémon Sword and Shield

The wait is officially over for Pokémon Sword and Shield! The latest duo of Pokémon games are now available for purchase via the Australian/New Zealand, Japanese, European and North American versions of the Nintendo eShop for Nintendo Switch. Pokémon Sword and Shield allow you to choose from three new partner Pokémon and encounter never-before-seen Pokémon. … Continue reading More than 650,000 people are tweeting about Pokémon Sword and Shield

More than 400,000 people are tweeting about Pokémon Sword and Shield

The wait is officially over for Pokémon Sword and Shield! The latest duo of Pokémon games are now available for purchase via the Australian/New Zealand, Japanese, European and North American versions of the Nintendo eShop for Nintendo Switch. Pokémon Sword and Shield allow you to choose from three new partner Pokémon and encounter never-before-seen Pokémon. … Continue reading More than 400,000 people are tweeting about Pokémon Sword and Shield

Pokémon trainers around the world are finally beginning their Pokémon Sword and Shield adventures

The wait is officially over for Pokémon Sword and Shield! The latest duo of Pokémon games are now available for purchase via the Australian/New Zealand, Japanese, European and North American versions of the Nintendo eShop for Nintendo Switch. Pokémon Sword and Shield allow you to choose from three new partner Pokémon and encounter never-before-seen Pokémon. … Continue reading Pokémon trainers around the world are finally beginning their Pokémon Sword and Shield adventures

Nintendo and Tencent announce joint press conference for August 2 in Shanghai, China

China-based media company Tencent recently gained the Chinese government’s approval to sell the Nintendo Switch in the country. The company will be hosting a joint conference with Nintendo on August 2 in Shanghai. Read on below to learn more: "Nintendo and Tencent announce a joint press conference on August 2 in Shanghai to speak about … Continue reading Nintendo and Tencent announce joint press conference for August 2 in Shanghai, China

The Pokémon Company announces development of new game from Tencent’s TiMi Studio Group

The Pokémon Company has announced that it has teamed up with China-based media giant Tencent to create a new game, presumably for mobile devices. Read on below for more info about this partnership: "Wow, Tencent and The Pokemon Company are developing a new game (probably for smart devices). Development taken over by Tencent's TIMI studio, … Continue reading The Pokémon Company announces development of new game from Tencent’s TiMi Studio Group

Shuntaro Furukawa reveals immediate positive impact Pokémon Let’s Go and Super Smash Bros. Ultimate had on Nintendo Switch

Japanese publication Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun recently interviewed Nintendo president Shuntaro Furukawa about Nintendo Switch performance. Furukawa revealed that Super Smash Bros. Ultimate sales passed five million globally in its first week of being on sale. He also said the Switch is the home console seeing the fastest software sales so far in Nintendo's history. He … Continue reading Shuntaro Furukawa reveals immediate positive impact Pokémon Let’s Go and Super Smash Bros. Ultimate had on Nintendo Switch

Pokémon Let’s Go Pikachu and Let’s Go Eevee were created using Silicon Studio’s Yebis 3 middleware

Tokyo-based company Silicon Studio has revealed that Pokémon Let’s Go Pikachu and Let’s Go Eevee were created using its Yebis 3 middleware. This was initially thought to be an engine, but it turns out that Yebis 3 is in fact middleware. This tidbit was pointed out by Dr. Serkan Toto of Kantan Games Inc. Pokémon … Continue reading Pokémon Let’s Go Pikachu and Let’s Go Eevee were created using Silicon Studio’s Yebis 3 middleware