At today’s Pokemon Direct, Nintendo unveiled the latest titles in mainline games of the Pokemon franchise, Pokemon Sword and Pokemon Shield.
The latest Pokemon games are set to take place in the brand new Galar region which looks to be sort of rectangular in shape with a good portion of the top of the region covered in snow-capped mountains terrain. The games’ overworld also looks be be fully 3D like in Sun and Moon and with some sweet cel-shaded graphics making these these titles the best the franchise has ever looked.
The Direct also revealed the region’s starter Pokemon, Scorbunny,
At the end of the short Direct, Shigeru Ohmori, Director of Pokemon Sword and Shield, states that their goal is to create the greatest Pokemon experience yet by challenging themselves to try new things while still trying to retain what makes Pokemon special.