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The Pokemon Company has shared an official interview with Game Freak’s Junichi Masdua and Shigeru Ohmori. The two developers, director and producer of Pokemon Sword/Shield respectively, had lots to say about the Switch games and more. They spoke about taking inspiration from the UK for the Galar region, what it’s like creating new Pokemon, new features being implemented, the music, and more.

Here’s the full interview:

Out of all of the characters in the Animal Crossing franchise, Mr. Resetti is one of the most recognizable ones. He’s been with the series early on and lashed out at players if they reset their game without saving.

Animal Crossing: New Horizons, the latest entry in the franchise, is mixing things up in a big way. Nintendo has included an auto-save feature, and Nintendo says that Mr. Resetti has lost his job as a result.

Project lead Aya Kyogoku told Mashable:

At E3 2019, Game Informer asked a few out-of-the-box questions while speaking with Luigi’s Mansion 3 producer Kensuke Tanabe. Tanabe weighed in on whether you can eat Gooigi, if he wants to see Luigi in more games, and if there have ever been any talks about making a Wayoshi (since there is a Wario and a Waluigi). Find these excerpts below.

Additional in-game purchases like loot boot boxes and pay-to-win mechanics are popping up in more and more games these days. With these elements appearing regularly, Forbes decided to ask Nintendo of America president Doug Bowser for this thoughts.

Here’s what Bowser shared on the topic:

Earlier in the year, rumors persisted that Microsoft would be bringing Xbox Game Pass to Switch. There hasn’t been an official announcement, but that doesn’t mean the possibility doesn’t exist.

Giant Bomb spoke with Xbox boss Phil Spencer last night at E3 2019 and asked the executive about that very topic. Spencer noted that Microsoft is currently focusing on Android for streaming because of its reach, and while bringing the service to Switch wouldn’t be a simple task, they want Game Pass “everywhere.” He also had high praise for the system and Nintendo as a whole.

Square Enix continues to re-releases its older games through remasters and ports. That doesn’t mean you can play everything, however. As one example, there’s currently no way to experience Chrono Trigger on Switch. Square Enix also has a bunch of older titles that have yet to make their way to newer systems.

Interestingly, Square Enix president and CEO Yosuke Matsuda told Game Informer that hes’ aware of the demand to have the company’s library to be available completely digitally. Matsuda said that a “variety” of plans are in the works on that front, with Square Enix “working hard” to offer “classic titles that you might have played on NES”. In fact, a dedicated project is now in place to port those kinds of titles.

If it hasn’t become clear by now, Nintendo has essentially moved on for 3DS. There are almost no new games due out this year, and nothing has been announced in quite some time – including at E3.

Nintendo of America president Doug Bowser commented about the 3DS in an interview with Time, reiterating that the company has no new titles to announce at the expo this year. On the bright side, business for the dedicated handheld “continues to do quite well.”

In a recent interview with The Hollywood Reporter, Nintendo of America president Doug Bowser was asked about appealing to M-rated gamers. That prompted him to note that the company wants to appeal to all types of players across different genres, art styles, and more. The only type of title Nintendo doesn’t accept is something rated Adults Only.

Below are Bowser’s full words:

USgamer has published some new comments from Pokemon Sword and Pokemon Shield director Shigeru Ohmori. During the interview, Ohmori discussed wanting to take advantage of Switch and the power it affords, post-game, wanting to increase the scale of Pokemon, and the series’ future.

You can find a roundup of these quotes below. For the full interview, head on over to USgamer.

Game Freak broke some news about Pokemon Sword and Pokemon Shield yesterday that is not going over well with fans. The Pokedex is limited, meaning not all Pokemon can be transferred to the game. Only monsters appearing in the Galar region will be available.

Game Freak producer Junichi Masuda spoke about the decision further in an interview with USgamer. On that front, he said: