By: Kyle James | 05-29-2018 | News
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Pokémon Quest Set To Surge Summer 2018 (Video)

The developers behind the sensation known as Pokemon Go which took over mobile gaming in 2016 and became a worldwide phenomenon has announced the release of two more Pokemon games. These next two games will release on the Nintendo Switch making it the first time the game has come to the popular console.

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The two new titles are set to mix the approachable augmented reality of the hit mobile app with a more in-depth mainline role-playing experience. The makers of the game hinted that a bit of nostalgia will be mixed in as well. It will be based on a combination of the first-generation 1998 game Pokemon Yellow and the latest mobile iteration Pokemon Go.

The Pokémon Company also released a new game called Pokemon Quest on Tuesday and it's free to download and play for Nintendo Switch. The company's latest release adds a new twist to the world of Pokemon and takes place in a world called Tumblecube Island. Here on the island, you will find voxel-style Pokemon roaming for treasure, food, and friendly fights. Pokemon Quest also allows players to customize and build base camps which can help them find new Pokemon to add to their ranks.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">With <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/PokemonQuest?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#PokemonQuest</a> and <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/PokemonLetsGo?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#PokemonLetsGo</a>, there are so many new ways to explore the world of Pokémon! Trainers can look forward to even more with an all-new core series Pokémon RPG title in development for the second half of 2019! <a href="https://t.co/d5uiIpenMI">pic.twitter.com/d5uiIpenMI</a></p>&mdash; Pokémon (@Pokemon) <a href="https://twitter.com/Pokemon/status/1001636250158223360?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">May 30, 2018</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Grab your Nintendo Switch and get ready for a new adventure! With Pokémon to befriend and hidden treasures to uncover, <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/PokemonQuest?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#PokemonQuest</a> is a brand-new land for you to explore! <a href="https://t.co/VZyCXNbG1A">pic.twitter.com/VZyCXNbG1A</a></p>&mdash; Pokémon (@Pokemon) <a href="https://twitter.com/Pokemon/status/1001631951571238912?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">May 30, 2018</a></blockquote>

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The Pokemon Company director Junichi Masuda said, "I wanted to bring the fun of this more intuitive, as well as widely accepted and popular, Pokémon-catching gameplay, right back to the Pokémon main series RPGs. Not only have we managed to make these titles great entry games for those who are new to the Pokémon RPG series, but at the same time really provide a new and fresh experience that fans of the series will enjoy." The "all-new core series" is in development and is expected to release in late 2019.

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Source: https://www.theguardian.com/games/2018/may/30/pokemon-lets-go-games-announced-for-nintendo-switch

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Dawn Ford No. 27528 2018-05-30 : 09:23

my son will be so pleased

Anonymous No. 27586 2018-05-31 : 01:20

Pokemon is going to be the game that gets the population in general using virtual reality. They are already using augmented reality with Pokemon Go, what does 2030 have in store?

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