PokéNews (Feb. 16): Pokémon Detective Pikachu / Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! / Let’s Go, Eevee!

Today’s Pokémon news: latest trailer for Pokémon Detective Pikachu, but also…

  • Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! / Let’s Go, Eevee!
  • Pokémon GO
  • Pokémon Trading Card Game

Pokémon Detective Pikachu

Here’s the latest trailer for Pokémon Detective Pikachu:

Pokémon Detective Pikachu comes out on May 10th in several countries around the world.

Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! / Let’s Go, Eevee!

Heads up for those of you interested in Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! / Let’s Go, Eevee!: starting tomorrow February 17th), you can get a special Steelbook if you buy either Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! or Pokémon: Let’s Go, Eevee! at BestBuy, in the United States. It’s not clear how long this offer runs, though Nintendo specifies it’s only while supplies last.

Here’s what the steelbook looks like:

Source: Nintendo (Twitter)

Pokémon GO

Niantic regular shares “Dev Insights” blog posts, that go in deeper details into the development of key features of Pokémon GO. The latest one went live yesterday, and it’s all about GO Snapshot, a new feature that will allow players to take AR pictures of pretty much any Pokémon in their storage. Click here to read more about this feature, and how it came to be!

Also, here’s some pictures takens with that new feature:

Unfortunately, we still don’t know when the update adding the GO Snapshot feature to Pokémon GO will be released…

Source: Niantic (Twitter)

Pokémon Trading Card Game

The Pokémon Company has announced a Pokémon Trade & Play Day for the Pokémon Trading Card Game in the United States and Canada. It will take place on the following days:

  • February 23rd: BestBuy (United States)
  • February 23rd and February 24th: GameStop (United States)
  • February 16th: Toy “R” Us (Canada)
  • February 23rd: EB Games (Canada)

Fans who attend this Pokémon Trade & Play Day will be able to meet other fans (allowing you to trade), but also receive a special oversize booster pack (including a 3-card mini pack of Pokémon TCG cards, a Pokémon coin, a fun activity sheet, and a guide to the Pokémon TCG), while supplies last. You will even be able to trade with the organizers, who will be bringing cards for that very purpose.

Of course, that event is completely free!

Source: The Pokémon Company



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