New Pokemon Games Given Release Dates

Peter Paltridge

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A few months ago Nintendo livestreamed a video detailing their Pokemon-related plans for the next year or so. One thing they didn’t mention was when the games would be coming out, but as of now, they’ve filled in that detail.
A lot of fans guessed (and hoped) that the next “catch ’em all” release would be a remake of the Sinnoh region (we mean Diamond and Pearl on the DS) and it has been confirmed. The full names are Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Pokémon Shining Pearl, and they’ll contain all the content that was in the 2007 originals, but tweaked to include what Nintendo calls “player-friendly conveniences”(meaning some parts are probably going to be made easier).
The remakes of Diamond and Pearl are not being made by Game Freak, but by ILCA, Inc, the studio that created Pokemon Home…however, Junichi Masuda of Game Freak will be supervising the games in a director’s position. He was also the director of the DS originals.
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