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Pawmi, Lechonk, Smoliv Pokemon Scarlet Violet

The Pokemon Company has detailed some of the new Pokemon that have been shown off for the first time as part of the upcoming Scarlet and Violet games with a specific focus on Pawmi, Lechonk, and Smoliv.

Here’s a rundown of each:

pokemon scarlet violet release date

Pokemon Scarlet and Pokemon Violet now have a final release date. Both Switch titles will launch on November 18, 2022 worldwide, it’s been announced.

Other than the release date, we’re able to see the official boxart, attached above. We also have confirmation that fans will be able to explore the world with up to four players. New characters have been introduced – specifically Professor Sada and Professor Turo as well as Nemona.

Below are the latest details about the games:

An official press release from The Pokemon Company has just confirmed that Junichi Masuda is leaving his former role as Game Freak’s Managing Director to become The Pokemon Company’s Chief Creative Fellow, effective immediately. Essentially, that means that while he should no longer be directly involved with the development of the series’ games, he will now be focusing on managing the franchise as a whole.

Junichi Masuda’s role in the development of the Pokemon franchise is a noteworthy one; he has been involved in the development of the games ever since the original Pokemon Red Version and Green Version, has directed several games in the franchise himself, and has generally assisted in the development of other games in the franchise, such the mobile spin-off title Pokemon Go. In a way, his new role in the company should mimic that of Shigeru Miyamoto, who also stepped into the role of Creative Fellow at Nintendo to focus more on managing their brand rather than be directly involved in developing their games.

Included below is a transcript of The Pokemon Company’s full PR statement, including a comment from Junichi Masuda himself:

pokemon scarlet violet news june 1

News about Pokemon Scarlet and Pokemon Violet will be dropping tomorrow, June 1, The Pokemon Company has announced. This will come in the form of a trailer.

The Pokemon Scarlet and Pokemon Violet news update will be posted at the following times:

pokemon scarlet violet what do you want to see

For Pokemon Day back in February, Pokemon Scarlet and Pokemon Violet were announced for Switch. Only a few details have been revealed thus far, including the starters: Sprigatito, Fuecoco, and Quaxly. The games are also said to have “an open world where various towns with no borders blend seamlessly into the wilderness.”

If Pokemon Scarlet and Pokemon Violet see the series’ traditional marketing cycle, there’s a good chance that we’ll be getting new information soon. And if that’s the case, it’s the perfect time to talk about what you’d like to see from the new titles. Are there any types of features you’re hoping will be in the games? Let us know in the comments below.

Pokemon Sword Shield Shellder

A new Max Raid Battle has kicked off in Pokemon Sword and Pokemon Shield, which puts the focus on Shellder.

This is a pretty straightforward event without any gimmicks. Shellder will simply be showing up more often while it’s active. Also, if players are lucky enough, they may encounter a shiny version of the Pokemon.

The first episode of Pokemon: Hisuian Snow, titled “Onto the Icy Blue”, is now available for viewing.

This is the new anime series that’s been made to promote Pokemon Legends: Arceus on Switch. In it, protagonist Alec, who is aboard a boat bound for the Hisui region, reminisces about the first time his father took him there. The show will cover Alec’s stories from the past.

Pokemon: Hisuian Snow

During Pokemon Day 2022, it was announced that the production of an online animated series set in the Hisui region had started. Today, The Pokemon Company confirmed that the Pokemon Legends: Arceus anime, titled Pokemon: Hisuian Snow, will debut on May 18, 2022 and shared first details.

The series offers an original storyline. Protagonist Alec, who is aboard a boat bound for the Hisui region, reminisces about the first time his father took him there. Fans will learn about Alec’s stories from the past with three different episodes.

game freak four day work week

Today, Game Freak announced that it will be providing employees with the option to take a third day off a week for the purposes of child care or family care. According to the press release, this is to be decided upon monthly as needed such as for summer vacations. Employees will be able to take advantage of the work option starting this month.

During the four-day work week, employees will be responsible for 32 hours at Game Freak at eight hours a day. However, there is a slight reduction in salary and bonuses compared to the normal work week. Staffers will receive 80 percent of total pay during the months they work four days.


Pokemon Sword Shield pokemon sword shield Dracovish

In celebration of the Pokemon 2022 European International Championships, fans can get their hands on a special code for Dracovish.

Back in 2020, Marco Silva won the Oceania International Championships. Dracovish was on his team to help secure that victory, and this is the same creature that’s now a part of today’s distribution.

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