Detective Pikachu ‘Get Ready to Crack the Case!’ trailer

Featuring new features, characters, and gameplay.

Detective Pikachu

Nintendo has released a new trailer for Detective Pikachu introducing new features, characters, and gameplay footage.

Here is an overview of the new elements highlighted in the trailer, via Nintendo:

  • Trouble in Ryme City!: Ryme City is a place where people and Pokémon live together. But recently, many friendly Pokémon are behaving oddly for no apparent reason. While Pikachu and his friend Tim search for Tim’s father, Harry, they unwittingly stumble into the mysterious case of the problematic Pokémon. Can they solve the mystery and also find Tim’s father? Cue the dramatic music…
  • The Mysterious Mewtwo: While many different Pokémon appear in Detective Pikachu, the one who seems to hold the biggest connection to the overall mystery is Mewtwo. How is Mewtwo connected to everything? And why does Mewtwo know Pikachu?
  • A Colorful Cast of Characters: Many charming characters roam the streets of Ryme City. These include Pablo Millan, owner of Pikachu’s favorite café; Frank Holliday, an inspector at the Ryme City Police Department; and Meiko Okamoto, a camera operator for the local TV studio. Meeting and interrogating all of these characters throughout the game is part of the fun.

In related news, Nintendo also announced that a special demo for Detective Pikachu will be released in Japan in early March.

Detective Pikachu is due out for 3DS worldwide on March 23.

Watch the trailer below. View a new set of screenshots at the gallery.

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