Detective Pikachu Game Announced for 3DS

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Anyone with a good memory for Pokemon will remember roughly 3 years ago a picture surfaced of a detective Pikachu. This was said to be for a new game where the Pikachu would solve mysteries and be able to talk. Well now that game has officially been unveiled by the Pokemon Company Japan and we have an official title, release date and a trailer to go along with the announcement.

Detective Pikachu Birth of a New Duo will be a cinematic adventure puzzle solving game that will star a “smug, talking, lovable detective Pikachu”. The Pikachu and human character Tim Goodman will explore Rhyme City to uncover a mystery. The game will be a completely one player experience for the Nintendo 3DS. It will be available from February 3rd on the Nintendo eShop for 1500 Yen. The game is able to be pre-loaded now. So yeah this 20th Pokemon anniversary is proving to be full of interesting announcements and games. Let us know what you think of detective Pikachu in the comments section below right after you watch the games trailer.


Nathan Farrugia - Editor at Capsule Computers. Raised on a Super Nintendo playing Donkey Kong Country, I'm a gamer who loves consoles and handhelds. Also a massive Dragon Ball fan and competitive Pokemon player. Don't be afraid to leave comments on my articles, I love to read them and reply!

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