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This week’s episode of Nintendo Minute has gone live. In today’s video, Kit and Krysta are joined by Game Freak’s Junichi Masuda and Kensaku Nabana to show off Pokemon: Let’s Go, Pikachu / Eevee. Check out the full episode below.

Pokemon: Let’s Go, Pikachu / Eevee just received a brand new trailer showing off the new Master Trainer feature. Watch it below.

In terms of popularity, Pokemon couldn’t be in a better place than it is right now. Pokemon GO created another surge for the franchise a few years ago while games on consoles continue to sell and the IP itself is known around the world.

Speaking with The Verge, Pokemon developer Junichi Masuda touched on the huge success of Pokemon GO, stating:

Eurogamer has come forward with its own interview for Pokemon: Let’s Go, Pikachu / Eevee. Once again, director Junichi Masuda and designer Kensaku Nabana have shared some comments about the new entry and other topics. They discussed the post-game Master Trainers, the handling of Meltan’s reveal, the possibility of an open-world game like Zelda: Breath of the Wild, and more.

We’ve rounded up some of the more notable excerpts from the interview below. Read the full discussion on Eurogamer here.

IGN published a new article today about Pokemon: Let’s Go, Pikachu / Eevee. It includes comments from director Junichi Masuda and lead game environment designer Kensaku Nabana. One of the big things we learn is that the team experimented with “a more photorealistic approach” when it came to visuals, but ultimately felt that the graphics didn’t fit in with the vision of a “more kind and soothing and inviting experience”.

We’ve rounded up comments from IGN’s article below. You can read the full piece here.

Pokemon: Let’s Go, Pikachu and Pokemon: Let’s Go, Eevee are the first Pokemon games for Switch. But as we know, another new project – described as a core title – is set to arrive on the console during the second half of 2019. We’ve heard director Junichi Masuda talk about transferring Pokemon in the past, though it’s something he touched on again in an interview with GameSpot.

Masuda said that the team is still sorting through all of the details and figuring out how things will work. However, he reiterated, “we do have plans to find ways to let players use their Pokemon in the next game.”

Earlier today, Nintendo shared the latest trailer for Pokemon: Let’s Go, Pikachu / Eevee. The footage was mostly comprised of areas we’ve seen before, all bundled together and showcased in a single video. It’s more than just a compilation though as we’re able to get a look at some improvements.

In the video, fans have noticed that Pokemon: Let’s Go seems to have received a visual boost. Specifically, the lighting has improved over the past few months.

Pokemon: Let’s Go, Pikachu and Pokemon: Let’s Go Eevee are making things more accessible than usual. One way players will find an easier experience is by playing co-op.

Director Junichi Masuda, speaking with Polygon, noted that the co-op feature is included “to get around players encountering barriers.” He said:

The Pokemon Company uploaded a few new gameplay clips for Pokemon: Let’s Go, Pikachu / Eevee. Find the full set of videos below.

The Pokemon Company, Niantic, and Nintendo have shared new details about the Mythical Pokemon Meltan. We have new information regarding how it can be captured in Pokemon GO and transferred to Pokemon: Let’s Go, Pikachu / Eevee.

Here’s the full rundown:

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