- Nintendo simply debuted its new pair of Pokémon video games coming to the Swap later this yr: “Pokémon Sword” and “Pokémon Defend.”
- It additionally offered a preview of the grass, water, and fire-type Pokémon that gamers will be capable to select from: Grookey, Scorbunny, and Sobble.
Nintendo on Wednesday unveiled its subsequent main entries within the Pokémon collection: “Pokémon Sword” and “Pokémon Defend.” The sport will launch in late 2019 and takes place within the all-new Galar area.
The Nintendo Direct announcement additionally offered a quick have a look at the brand new Pokémon that gamers will be capable to select from when beginning the sport: Grookey, Scorbunny, and Sobble. As is the case in earlier video games, these starter choices are of the grass, fireplace, and water sorts.
Grookey is the grass choice, which recreation director Shigeru Ohmori described as a “mischievous Pokémon with boundless curiosity.”
The rabbit Pokémon Scorbunny that Ohmori stated is “bursting with vitality” will function the fireplace selection — the water lizard, Pokémon Sobble, is “a bit timid” and shoots out assaults because it hides within the water.
In a single scene, Scorbunny is proven bouncing up from the bottom leaving flickering flames in his footsteps, which Sobble then extinguishes by spouting water from a close-by fountain. Grookey will also be seen scurrying up a close-by constructing. The video teased that the sport may also embrace many different never-before-seen Pokémon.
“Pokémon Sword” and “Pokémon Defend” are the subsequent flagship role-playing video games within the Pokémon franchise, and the announcement comes after Nintendo first stated in 2017 new core recreation could be coming to the console in 2019.
Nintendo additionally debuted “Pokémon: Let’s Go, Eevee!” and “Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu!” in November 2018, a pair of video games set within the acquainted Kanto area from “Pokémon Purple,””Pokémon Blue,” and “Pokémon Yellow.” (The video games additionally integrated components of the favored cell recreation, “Pokémon Go.”) However whereas that recreation largely centered on the unique 151 Pokémon, this upcoming installment will herald a roster of recent faces.
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