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Pokemon Brilliant Diamond

A new Mystery Gift has been made available for Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl starting today. Revealed through the official Japanese website for the game, players can use the code “BDSPUNDERGR0UND” (that is the number zero, not the letter “O”) for color statues that players can use in their Secret Base in the Grand Underground of Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl.

Follow the steps below for the distribution:

Thanks to new data from Famitsu, we have the early word on initial sales for Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Pokemon Shining Pearl in Japan.

During their first three days of availability, the games sold 1,395,642 million units. That includes both games at retail (as well as the Double Pack) plus sales of download cards. Digital sales from the eShop are not a part of that figure.

Just a few days following launch, Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Pokemon Shining Pearl players have uncovered an interesting new clone glitch. Not only does it work for duplicating Pokemon, but items as well.

Twitter user Kevinfor5 seems to have made the discovery, or is at least one of the first to make it widely known. YouTuber Orcastraw then published a video explaining the glitch, which actually doesn’t take much effort at all.

Follow these steps to take advantage of the clone glitch in Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Pokemon Shining Pearl:

This week’s UK software sales are in, and Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Pokemon Shining Pearl are off to a strong start. The two games placed at #1 and #2 respectively. The double pack also made the top ten.

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Pokemon Shining Pearl are now the biggest launches on Switch of 2021 having toppled Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury. Brilliant Diamond actually managed to do that by itself.

Pokemon games are known for having exclusive creatures depending on which version you buy, and Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl are no different. Some select Pokemon were splintered off when the games originally came to DS, and that’s the case once again. That applies to some standard Pokemon as well as Legendary ones.

Here’s the full lineup of exclusive Pokemon in both Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl, along with their Pokedex number:

The latest entries to the Pokemon franchise, Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Pokemon Shining Pearl arrive on Switch today. Check out the launch trailer for these games below.

Nintendo has just revealed new physical rewards for My Nintendo members living in the United Kingdom: two Pokemon themed smartphone rings to celebrate the arrival of Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl this week.

Redeemable for 500 points each, the smartphone rings feature either Piplup or the Team Galactic emblem to attach to your smartphone. The rings are made from acrylic and zinc, and each have a limit of 1 per customer. As with all physical rewards from My Nintendo, in addition to the points themselves, you will need to pay a shipping fee.

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Pokemon Shining Pearl have received another update tying in with the launch, putting both games at version 1.1.1. It’s small in nature as it’s all about optimization.

Below are the official patch notes for Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Pokemon Shining Pearl version 1.1.1:

Ahead of this week’s launch, reviews for Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Pokemon Shining Pearl are now starting to emerge. Nintendo just lifted the embargo on the two Switch games.

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Pokemon Shining Pearl were announced for Switch this past February. New trailers and information have been shared regularly since then, though it’s safe to say that these are traditional remakes. While the graphics have been spruced up and a few new features are included, the DS games haven’t seen a radical overhaul. We recently shared a video – available here – discussing the remakes and why The Pokemon Company opted for this approach.

Here’s a roundup of some early reviews for Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Pokemon Shining Pearl:

We’ve already reported on the new overview trailer for Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl, as well as a few Japanese commercials for the two versions of remade Sinnoh adventure, but as of today, the new trailer is now available on Nintendo of America’s YouTube channel for everyone to view in its entirely in English.

Here’s more info about these upcoming renakes, according to Nintendo.