The 2019 Pokémon World Championships are happening this weekend, with The Pokémon Company using the opportunity to provide more details about Pokémon Sword and Shield. The details include some online battle options, and new items and abilities to make tactical use of.
Pokémon Sword / Shield
The eighth mainline generation Pokémon title comes to Nintendo Switch.
The Pokémon Company
Another update provides plenty of details and media for the newest generation of Pokémon games. The Pokémon Company reveals some new forms of existing Pokémon and a couple of brand new ones, with two new rivals also showing themselves.
More details and media have been released for Pokémon Sword and Shield. Included in the latest update are details about an extension of Dynamaxing, as well as new characters and Pokémon.
Pokémon Sword and Shield were present at this year’s E3 ahead of their worldwide release this November. As a newcomer to the series, Pascal Tekaia isn’t able to comment on the more nuanced changes in the games, but found out why so many are looking forward to them.
Pokémon Sword and Shield is one of a large number of titles that Nintendo brought to this year’s E3. The first day of the event provided an introduction to Water-type Gym Leader Nessa, and an appearance during the Nintendo Treehouse broadcast.
Nintendo posted a new Direct presentation dedicated to the next generation of Pokémon games. Pokémon Sword and Shield will introduce some new combat elements when they release in November.
The eighth generation of Pokémon titles has officially been announced in a mini-Direct. Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield will come to Switch worldwide in late 2019 and take players to new region of Galar.
2019 already has plenty of titles to get excited for. The RPGamer staff picked out a selection of games they are most anticipating and are keen to hear what readers are looking forward to.
A heavily Switch-focused press conference saw multiple new Pokémon titles announced. An action RPG is now available to download, with another title combining a Pokémon Yellow remake with the capturing mechanics of Pokémon Go coming later this year.