Nintendo has just shared a new trailer for Detective Pikachu which introduces new characters, features and gameplay footage.
The title is an adventure game in which protagonist, Tim Goodman, works together with Detective Pikachu to solve various kinds of mysteries. This is all done by strolling about the different crime scenes in search of any potential clues and by talking with people and Pokemon to uncover hidden information.
Check out the new trailer below:
Here’s an overview of the all the elements highlighted by the trailer, via Nintendo:
Trouble in Ryme City!
Ryme City is a place where people and Pokémon live together. But recently, many friendly Pokémon are behaving oddly for no apparent reason. While Pikachu and his friend Tim search for Tim’s father, Harry, they unwittingly stumble into the mysterious case of the problematic Pokémon. Can they solve the mystery and also find Tim’s father? Cue the dramatic music…
The Mysterious Mewtwo
While many different Pokémon appear in Detective Pikachu, the one who seems to hold the biggest connection to the overall mystery is Mewtwo. How is Mewtwo connected to everything? And why does Mewtwo know Pikachu?
A Colorful Cast of Characters
Many charming characters roam the streets of Ryme City. These include Pablo Millan, owner of Pikachu’s favorite café; Frank Holliday, an inspector at the Ryme City Police Department; and Meiko Okamoto, a camera operator for the local TV studio. Meeting and interrogating all of these characters throughout the game is part of the fun.
Detective Pikachu will be released outside of Japan for the 3DS on the 23rd of March, 2018. A film adaptation of the game is also currently in the works and is being produced by Legendary Entertainment. The film is set to be released in May, 2019.
Check out more information about the game at its official website.