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Pokemon Shining Pearl

Update (3/8): It took quite some time, but Amazon finally has Pokemon Brilliant Diamond/Shining Pearl here. GameStop has everything here.


Original (2/26): Pre-orders for Pokemon Legends: Arceus, Pokemon Brilliant Diamond, and Pokemon Shining Pearl have started to open. Best Buy currently has them here, here, and here respectively.

Pokemon Legends: Arceus releases in early 2022. Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Pokemon Shining Pearl launch on Switch in late 2021. We’ll keep this post updated as more retailers add in their listings.

Pokemon Diamond and Pokemon Pearl first landed on DS in 2006 (2007 in the west). Pokemon Platinum would follow a couple of years later, building off of the originals while adding extra features and more.

These original DS titles are now returning on Switch. As was announced earlier today, Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Pokemon Shining Pearl will launch at the end of the year. But what about Pokemon Platinum?

GameXplain has put together a new comparison video Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Pokemon Shining Pearl, which were just announced for Switch today. Fans of the games can get a better view as to how the remakes stack up to the original games on DS.

Here’s the full video:

A bunch of screenshots and art have been released for Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Pokemon Shining Pearl, which were just announced for Switch. Have a look at the full set below.

The Pokemon Company has delivered an announcement recapping all of the news from today’s Pokemon Presents presentation, including New Pokemon Snap, Pokemon Brilliant Diamond/Shining Pearl and Pokemon Legends: Arceus. Check it out below.

During today’s Pokemon Presents presentation, the latest round of Pokemon games were announced for Switch. Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Pokemon Shining Pearl are both on the way.

Ilca is behind development, and is directed by Junichi Masuda and Yuichi Ueda. They’re described as faithful remakes of the DS titles with a top-down, chibi-esque look.

Here’s the first trailer: