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Detective Pikachu: Everything we know about the upcoming caper

Detective Pikachu features everybody’s favourite electrical mouse walking the streets of Ryme City solving mysteries. He also wears a hat and talks for one of the first times ever. Nintendo recently confirmed the strange adventure is coming our way this year after debuting in Japan last year.

Trusted Reviews has compiled everything you need to know about Detective Pikachu including all the latest news, release date, gameplay trailers and more!

What is Detective Pikachu?

Developed by Creatures Inc, Detective Pikachu is a puzzle-solving adventure featuring Pikachu as the titular character. Accompanied by a boy named Tim Goodman, the duo embark on a journey across Ryme City in search of mysteries to solve.

Detective Pikachu release date – when is it coming out?

Nintendo confirmed in a recent press release that Detective Pikachu will be coming to 3DS systems in North America and Europe on March 23.

A special amiibo is also being manufactured to coincide with the game’s release. Using it will unlock special hints that will presumably make solving puzzles a bit easier.

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Detective Pikachu gameplay – how does it play?

Detective Pikachu will see our yellow friend exploring crime scenes in search of new clues and puzzles while also chatting with the citizens of Ryme City in search of valuable information. You can expect it to the possess the signature Pokemon charm alongside a few familiar faces.

Detective Pikachu trailers – how does it look?

The first official English trailer was released alongside Detective Pikachu’s recent announcement. You can check it out below:

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IGN also has the first nine minutes of Detective Pikachu in action. Be aware, it’s the Japanese version being played:

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