The official Pokémon YouTube Channel has updated with a new trailer for Detective Pikachu. The trailer features a short preview of the game’s story as well as the English cast for the game. For those who are unaware, Detective Pikachu is a spin-off game based on the Pokémon franchise that was developed by Creatures Inc., and published by The Pokémon Company. The game features a talking Pikachu who helps the main protagonist named Tim solve cases throughout Ryme City and also discover the whereabouts of his missing father.
The game was originally released as a Japanese E-Shop exclusive for the Nintendo 3DS, but the game will receive a physical edition in North America and Europe. Detective Pikachu is set to release for the Nintendo 3DS on March 23, 2018. As reported earlier, Detective Pikachu will also receive a Live-Action film adaptation on May 10, 2019.
Detective Pikachu Amiibo will also be released alongside the game.
Solve the biggest mysteries with the new Detective Pikachu #amiibo! This extra-large amiibo figure accesses all cutscenes up until the current chapter played in the Nintendo 3DS game #DetectivePikachu. pic.twitter.com/6sAr3OYCXE
— Nintendo of America (@NintendoAmerica) January 12, 2018