Remakes of Pokemon Diamond and Pearl are coming to the Nintendo Change. Nintendo formally introduced that the remakes, titled Pokemon Good Diamond and Pokemon Shining Pearl shall be launched later this yr, ending years of hypothesis and rumors. The brand new video games have been introduced as a part of a Pokemon Presents posted to Pokemon’s YouTube channel earlier at the moment. A short tease of the video games have been revealed throughout the Direct, revealing that overworld journey will use a extra chibi-style than 2019’s Pokemon Diamond and Pearl. Nevertheless, battling will stay the identical as previous Pokemon video games versus a extra simplified model as seen in Pokemon: Let’s Go, Pikachu and Eevee. Notably, these are the primary primary collection Pokemon video games not developed by Recreation Freak. As a substitute, Pokemon Good Diamond and Shining Pearl was developed by ILCA, the maker of NieR: Automata and Code Vein.
Followers have anticipated a brand new model of Pokemon Diamond and Pearl for years, and people rumors appeared to majorly choose up steam when Recreation Freak confirmed they weren’t making a “third model” of Pokemon Sword and Defend, as a substitute opting to make two DLC areas for these video games as a substitute. Since each technology has had at the very least two units of video games, many gamers assumed that Sinnoh remakes have been on the desk. These rumors grew when the Pokemon web site activated a URL with “Diamond” and “Pearl” in it, seemingly confirming that SOMETHING was within the works.
Along with the announcement of Pokemon Good Diamond and Shining Pearl, The Pokemon Firm additionally introduced the event of Pokemon: Arceus Legends, a brand new open world model sport set in a “feudal” model of Sinnoh. Arceus Legends represents an enormous break within the typical model of Pokemon sport and has large implications for the Pokemon franchise as a complete.
Pokemon Good Diamond and Shining Pearl shall be launched in 2021.