Submit a news tip


It was over two years ago that the Pokemon: Detective Pikachu movie was first announced. Yet it wasn’t until this week that we finally got a look at how the movie is turning out. We finally know how the Pokemon are being depicted, what Ryan Reynolds sounds like as Detective Pikachu, the film’s overall tone, and more.

Since the trailer was a hot topic this week, we want to see how everyone is feeling about Pokemon: Detective Pikachu so far. Are you in or out? Are you planning on seeing the film? What do you think about what’s been shown so far? Let us know in the comments below.

Following today’s debut trailer, more assets have been published for the Pokemon: Detective Pikachu movie.

First up, we have an official poster for the film above. We also have the following synopsis:

Warner Bros. has published the very first trailer for the Pokemon: Detective Pikachu movie. Watch it below.

Pokemon: Detective Pikachu debuts in Summer 2019.

Pokemon: Detective Pikachu is half a year away from its premiere, but the movie is mostly shrouded in mystery. That could be changing very soon.

Alberta Film Ratings rated Detective Pikachu’s first trailer today, meaning we might be seeing it within the next few days. In fact, TrailerTrack speculates that it could show up within the next week. The trailer may very well be playing before screenings of the new Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald film – another movie that Warner Bros. is distributing.

It’s only a matter of time until we get our first proper look at Pokemon: Detective Pikachu. The movie debuts on May 10.

Source, Via

Two more Pokemon-based 3DS themes are now live. Ultra Beasts and Night Parade can be purchased by accessing the theme shop.

Both themes are priced at $1.99. Note that they’re available in all regions – North America, Europe, and Japan.

Build-A-Bear is continuing its Pokemon line with a brand new plush. This time around, Piplup is receiving the special treatment.

Piplup is already up for sale on the online UK store here. Orders include the plush, Pokemon Dive Ball Hoodie, Poke Ball Parka, 6-in-1 Piplup sound, and exclusive TCG card.

Below are a few additional photos:

A new video is in for the English version of Pokemon the Movie: The Power of Us. Check out the film’s full trailer below.

Having a rival is one of the more well-known aspects in Pokemon. This has been present in the original generation of games, leading all the way up through Pokemon Sun/Moon. But over time, their personality has changed. Early on especially, rivals acted more like jerks. That isn’t as much the case anymore – especially with the likes of Hau in Sun/Moon.

In an interview with GameSpot, longtime Pokemon developer Junichi Masuda spoke about the shift. He noted how back in the day, you couldn’t express quite as much with visuals meaning they really needed to have character with their dialogue and personality. On the other hand, with the HD visuals of today, making the rival a jerk would leave much more of an impression on players.

The Pokémon Company just dropped a 2-minute video that involves someone in an Eevee costume and a lot of dancing. No translation is available right now, but it might be more fun to watch without one.

As many people know, Pokemon is an incredibly successful franchise today. But that wasn’t always the case. Before Pokemon exploded around the world, there was uncertainty as to how it would perform in the United States.

Game Freak’s Junichi Masuda mentioned to USgamer in an email interview that the team was told “that the Pokemon were too cute to be successful in the U.S. and that we should change the design of the characters.” He had also some concerns that Pokemon wouldn’t be accepted “for what it was” outside of Japan.