Late 2021 will see the rebirthed unearthing of a classic Pokémon adventure in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl. This Nintendo DS delight makes the sweet switch to Switch. You can’t say no to the Sinnoh region. It has as many mysterious myths as it does Poké pals. Plus, this Pokémon game is built for returning legends and Pokémon newbies! Or let go of waiting and get into Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu and Eevee!
Early next year Pokémon Legends: Arceus gives us a legendary look at all-new Poké perks. Arceus is a prequel to Pokémon Diamond and Pearl. Pull together the region’s first ever Pokédex with wooden, steam-puffing Poké Balls! Sneak up on the weird and wonderful wildlife to catch ’em. We can’t wait to tame this big breath-of-fresh-air Breath of the Wild-like world on Switch! Or cook up some steamy dishes now in Pokémon Café Mix on Switch, iOs or Android!
New Pokémon Snap camera-rolled out recently on Switch as our pick of the best game for getting a pic with your fave Pokémon (or 10). Lend a lens to the lovely Lental region. Zoom through jungles and deserts as you zoom in on cool critters. Oh, snap! You’ve just snapped yourself a growing awesome album for your Pokémon Photodex. Or get going with a happy-snap-taking smartphone in Pokémon Go!
What’s not a mystery about Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Rescue Team DX is how it cleverly combos two beloved old-school adventures into one great game on Switch. But there are stacks of other mysteries to crack. Like, an unnatural number of natural disasters. Or why you’ve suddenly transformed into a Pokémon! Or find why X marks the spot in Pokémon X and Y on Nintendo 3DS!
Speaking of Pokémon mysteries, every cool case needs a deft detective. That’s where Detective Pikachu steps into the incredibly well-named Detective Pikachu on Nintendo 3DS! Play the game that inspired the movie as you chime in to crack down on the crime of Ryme City just in time to climb to prime. Or play peak Pokémon pandemonium in Pokémon Ultra Sun and Moon also on 3DS!
Pikachu and his Poké scrappers throw down in the ultimate crossover showdown Super Smash Bros. Ultimate on Switch. But these bros and a Pokédex of other brawlers battle to be the best biff-er in Pokkén Tournament DX! The typical turn-based tussles of Pokémon games take a back seat to real-time, combo-rich scuffles. Or get defensive and offensive in Pokémon Sword and Shield!