E3 2019 attendee registration opens February 12

E3 2019 is set to take place from June 11 to June 13, 2019, at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles, California. As per usual, Nintendo will have a major presence at this year’s major gaming expo. Nintendo will most likely focus on Game Freak’s first original console Pokémon RPG, which is currently … Continue reading E3 2019 attendee registration opens February 12

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Pokémon president Tsunekazu Ishihara says making Pokémon for Nintendo Switch was “more difficult than what we expected”

In a recent interview with Dime, The Pokémon Company president Tsunekazu Ishihara spoke about the difficulty of making a mainline Pokémon game on console via Pokémon Let’s Go Pikachu and Let’s Go Eevee. Developing them turned out to be even "more difficult than what we expected." Here are his comments in full: “The main entries … Continue reading Pokémon president Tsunekazu Ishihara says making Pokémon for Nintendo Switch was “more difficult than what we expected”

Pokémon president Tsunekazu Ishihara explains difficulty of making console Pokémon game via Pokémon Let’s Go Pikachu and Let’s Go Eevee

In a recent interview with Dime, The Pokémon Company president Tsunekazu Ishihara spoke about the difficulty of making a mainline Pokémon game on console via Pokémon Let’s Go Pikachu and Let’s Go Eevee: “The main entries in the Pokemon game series have always been on handheld systems – from the Game Boy all the way … Continue reading Pokémon president Tsunekazu Ishihara explains difficulty of making console Pokémon game via Pokémon Let’s Go Pikachu and Let’s Go Eevee

Pokémon developer Game Freak confirms plans to surprise players in 2019

In the most recent issue of Weekly Famitsu, iconic Pokémon developer Game Freak shared a special New Year's message directed at fans. In its brief message, the studio teased that it has plans to surprise video game players in 2019. It's currently unclear as to whether this pertains to the first-ever original console Pokémon RPG, … Continue reading Pokémon developer Game Freak confirms plans to surprise players in 2019

Nintendo confirms it will be at E3 2019

E3 2019 is set to take place from June 11 to June 13, 2019, at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles, California. Nintendo has confirmed that it will have a presence at next year's major expo. “E3 is an outstanding opportunity for us to share new games and experiences with fans and business … Continue reading Nintendo confirms it will be at E3 2019

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