Pokémon Sword and Shield are turn based role playing games developed by Game Freak and published by Nintendo and The Pokemon Company.
This is the eighth mainline generation of Pokémon role playing games, and the first full generation to debut on a home console.
Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity sells 2.84 million in North America and Europe.
Dynamax Adventures and the Galarian Star Tournament revealed.
Crown Tundra release date possibly incoming.
New trailer hypes the expansion as "coming soon."
Pokemon Sword and Shield and The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild also continue to enjoy steady sales.
Find some familiar Kanto, Hoen and Alola Pokemon with this guide while also grinding Armorite Ore.
Here's how to unlock the new expansion's post-game activity and catch a powerful new Pokemon.
The community event will reward a shiny Zeraora to
11 minutes of new updates on all things pokemon.
Take another look at the expanded region.
Galarian versions of Articuno, Moltres, and Zapdos confirmed for the second expansion.
Trailer highlights the new Pokemon and areas that players will visit.
The first expansion will receive more information en route to its release this month.
New Horizons has already become the highest-selling game in the series.
The Isle of Armor expansion is out in June end.
The Switch's hardware sales see a bit of a bump, too.
The Dark/Grass style Pokemon will receive more information "soon."
New Max Raid battles offer an easy chance to catch all the Gen 1 starters.
It will be available as a Max Raid battle until March 9th.
Find rare Fossil Pokemon and partake in the Battle Tower for some great rewards.
The new Pokemon will also appear in the upcoming Pokemon the Movie: Coco.
Nintendo expects the RPG duo to continue selling well for some time to come.
Updated sales numbers also provided for The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening, Astral Chain and more.
Pokemon is finally dethroned.
The longest a game has been on #1 in the Famitsu sales charts.
The Switch is once again the best-selling system.
The top 10 is once again dominated by Switch games.
Two Legendaries are obtainable in The Isle of Armor, while one awaits in The Crown Tundra.
Available for $29.99, the Expansion Pass contains The Isle of Armor and The Crown Tundra expansions.
Post-launch details on Sword and Shield, new announcements, and more.
All games in the top 10 are Switch titles.
Post-launch details for the recently released title are inbound.
Here's how to pick up a scorching oversized Charizard of your own with decent effort.
Here's how to net a special Eevee to Gigantamax and also farm Shiny Pokemon.
Looking to raise certain stats higher than others? Nature Mints are the ticket.
Thoroughly beating other recent Nintendo first party releases.
Both see an increase over last week's sales.
Pokemon Sword and Shield enjoy the series' best ever launch in the US.
The Switch also continues to enjoy impressive sales.
Here's how to take on the toughest Max Raid bosses all on your own.
Meanwhile, Pokemon Sword and Shield sales hit 3 million in the Americas.
The RPG duo sold over 275,000 copies during the week.
Ice type Pokemon are also more common in this celebration to start December.
If you have a high-level Gigantamax Meowth, you're on easy street.
Here's how to collect every single Pokemon in the new games.
Meanwhile, Shenmue 3 has a disappointing debut.
Pokemon Sword and Shield are a marvelous foundation for future games in the series to build on.
The brand is as strong as ever.
It's now the best selling opening week in Japan for a Switch title.
The UK liking Pokemon Sword/Shield is like the least surprising thing ever, though.
The game is way above Let's Go's launch, but slightly behind Sun and Moon.
Manage your Pokemon and unleash their true power in battles.
The Galar region can be a scary place. Here's how to make those treks easier.
The Wild Area's free camera control might come back in future Pokemon games.
New code shows a lack of any reference to feature.
The National Dex won't be back anytime soon.
Take another quick look at the variety of new Pokemon, areas, and mechanics.
A brief walk down memory lane.
Some of these are pretty significant.
This goes without saying, but watch out for spoilers.
Toby Fox's partnership with Game Freak continues.
Everything you need to know about the upcoming Pokemon titles is covered here.
Not much of a surprise.
A little less than what was reported earlier.
Director Shigeru Ohmori feels the Wild Area will add to the game's replay value.
Nintendo clarifies the in-game purchase option for those who don't have Switch Online.
Get an overview of all the new critters to try and collect.
The experiment seems to have been a one-off for the time being.
The team is "always looking" to make a "more enjoyable, richer experience for fans," as per producer Junichi Masuda.
This is geared towards those without a Nintendo Switch Online subscription.
Pokemon makes its mainline debut on consoles- here's what you need to know about it.
Charizard and Butterfree also get the Gigantamax treatment.
Some of the old school Pokemon will get giant in the new game.
Another new Pokemon reveal?
That would make them the largest Pokemon games to date by a large margin.
Looks surprisingly large.
Giddy up, trainers.
The game once looked to change up the classic battle system.
The Pokemon Company clarifies that each version will have eight Gyms.
That's a lot of gyms.
Like Pokemon Sun and Moon, Sword and Shield won't feature Hidden Machines.
Truly the biggest games in the series so far.
The feature will make its way to a Pokemon title for the first time.
The National Pokedex will fill again... one day.
This better be good.
The handheld-only Switch variant sells 13.5k units in debut week.
Did you suddenly lose interest in Pokemon Shield as well?
Everything thinks its a Farfetch'd evolution, which means it's probably not.
Let's just hope it's optional.
A Pokemon that looks like a teapot. And we thought we hit rock bottom with the keychain Pokemon.
A 40 minute-long presentation on Switch's upcoming 2019 releases.
And it looks better than what you'd expect.
Max Moves can cause secondary conditions to boost allied Pokemon among other things.
Everything you need to know about Pokemon Sword and Shield.
A sizeable lead over the second-placed game.
Surrender now, prepare to fight (with hooligans).
Fingers crossed for something substantial.
Mired in a controversy about its Pokedex, Pokemon seems to be in hot water right now- what the hell is going on?
The Big N is also bringing The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening and Super Mario Maker 2.
Japanese Variety Show Pokénchi might be revealing some new stuff for the upcoming RPGs.
"Of course I wanted to be able to bring every Pokemon if I could, but it was also a decision that I had to make eventually," says producer Junichi Masuda.
Take a look at various different environments from the Galar region.
It'll be out November 8 of this year.
You may travel to the same town but fight, say, Bea instead of Allister.
Along with new characters, Pokemon, and more.
Previously cited "higher quality animations" don't seem to be in the game at all.
Junichi Masuda writes over 150 words that ultimately mean nothing.
"We knew at some point we weren't going to be able to indefinitely keep supporting all of the Pokemon," says game prducer Junichi Masuda.
Pokemon Sword and Shield, Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3, and other titles will also be available.
Breaking news: A Nintendo game seems to be doing online right.
Form a rivalry with Hop en route to besting Galar Champion Leon.
The two new Legendary Pokemon - Zacian and Zamazenta - have also been revealed.
Grain of salt and all that, but there's some interesting stuff here.
Prepare for roughly fifteen minutes of information about the upcoming Pokemon titles.
Prepare for trouble, make it double.
The latest Famitsu charts see quite a few changes.
While last year's Let's Go titles emphasized gameplay in console mode, this year Pokemon will once again go back to emphasizing handheld gameplay.
I assume this will be the trademark move for the Legendary Pokemon for both games.
Nintendo and The Pokemon Company have pulled back the curtain on the eighth generation of the series.
Nintendo will present "roughly 7 minutes" of new information for Pokemon.
The next Pokemon game may be getting announced far sooner than many expected.
Here's hoping Pokemon's proper console debut will an ambitious one.
The Switch’s hybrid nature poses some unique challenges for Game Freak.
Game Freak seeking out talent to help development on Pokemon for Switch.
To the surprise of no one, Pokemon Gen 8 will be launching, seemingly, in the final quarter of its year.
"It’ll have the same kind of feeling as the previous games on handheld systems."
So more Pokemon will come!
Is the time to catch them all drawing near?
With, apparently, substantially rethought mechanics as well.
Could the game actually be on track for a 2018 release?
Nintendo also has Bayonetta 3 and Metroid Prime 4's release dates as "TBA."
Well, that's one way to have a great 2018 lineup...
Not that the Switch is in need of a system seller...
Will Switch become the very best, like no one ever was?
"All of our projects have a positive effect on one another."
Well, that doesn't sound all that encouraging...
Recent Nintendo financials indicate the game is a ways off.