25 Years of Pokémon: A New Game Releases on Nintendo Switch

  • AUTHOR: dua
  • POSTED ON: March 1, 2021

On Friday morning, a new Pokémon game was revealed to the world – something fans have craved for years!

Pokémon Legends: Arceusis a 3D Pokémon game that looks like an open world. It’s now coming to Nintendo Switch and is expected to be available in early 2022.

Now why do we say that fans have wanted this game for years? Well, the latest game has the open-world visuals similar to the widely popular series. The Pokémon Company has also released a video presentation as an announcement to alert the fans. 

The game essentially gives tribute to the Pokémon games of the past by infusing a new action and RPG element. As per the official website, there is a blend of mainline Pokémon games in addition to an active gameplay.

Due to the strong visuals, the game is now being compared to Nintendo’s 2017 reinvention of the Legend of Zelda and Breath of the Wild. The reason for this comparison is the way the camera moves in the trailer – peculiarly similar.

Apart from a fantastical open-world nature of the game, the trailer of Pokémon Legends gives an ode to its foundation – the core which the game was actually based on.

The traditional version of Pokémon had tracking, battling, and capturing of Pokémon at its core. It was based in the Sinnoh region, like in the Pokémon Diamond and Pokémon Pearl games.

The company says that the new game is going to remind you of the long-passed era. The story that is ready to be unfolded will remind fans of the era when there was no Pokémon trainer or even a Pokémon league.

Check out this trailer of the upcoming game!

To mark the 25th anniversary of Pokémon, we’re going back to the basics.

But that’s not it – to celebrate this iconic day, the Pokémon Company has also announced the trio of the new titles for the Nintendo Switch, which are ready to unravel in the upcoming months. The company has already pleased the fourth generation fans of the franchise as the video presentation has given them glimpses of the Sinnoh region.

According to the company, the remakes are all going to be player-friendly and the art and style of the game will preserve the original town and routes. Fans are obsessed with Sinnoh due to its visual appeal and background music.

Fans would love the fact that the original starter pack isup for a return! Hence, you can expect to see Turtwig, Chimchar and Piplup in the game.

Pokémon Shining Pearl and Diamond are ready to unroll worldwide for the Nintendo Switch sometime this year.

However, it’s the brand new entry that is taking all the attention from the fans, as its delivering something they’ve always wished for. Legends interestingly look different in the new game.

What else is different in the new trailer? Well, apart from the expansive arena and the open world and nature, the trailer alerts the Pokémon and catch beasts by throwing the Pokémon balls. Watch Cyndaquil hail from the Johto, discover that Oshawott is from Unova and Rowlet from Alola. Look, don’t just exclude the trainers as of yet – like, if they were to be completely dropped, their name wouldn’t be in the title.

What do you have to say about the new Pokémon series? Are you excited that it’s coming to Nintendo Switch next year? We definitely can’t hold our excitement!

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Share your thoughts regarding the new games in the comment section below and also let us know how you feel about Pokémon’s 25th anniversary this year. Don’t you feel old hearing that Pokémon’ turns 25 this year? Okay feel old next year as the game is set to be released in 2022.


Updated March 1, 2021
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