Detective Pikachu

Detective Pikachu

2018

System
3DS
Publisher
Nintendo
Developer
Creatures Inc

9.0

Game Rating

User Ratings: 3

Our Review: 8/10

Overview

Number of Players
Single Player
Genre
Adventure
Release Date

3DS

  • 23rd Mar 2018 (USA)
  • 23rd Mar 2018 (UK/EU)
Series
Pokémon
Characters
Pikachu

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Reviews

  • 81

    3DS

    Review Detective Pikachu

    A bolt of brilliance

    We’re now just over a year into the Switch’s life and, despite knowing that the core Pokémon franchise will make the leap from 3DS to the new hybrid console at some point in the future, we know absolutely nothing about how the series might evolve with the huge system differences. Keeping the Poké-dream alive on the...

About The Game

Crack the case in this new detective adventure game by interacting with a unique, fully-voiced Pikachu!

As Tim Goodman, you'll partner with a self-proclaimed "great detective" Pikachu to solve strange occurrences all over Ryme City. Together you must investigate, take notes, and meet up with other Pokémon to unravel the city's greatest mysteries!

Tim is searching for his missing father in Ryme City, but instead encounters a witty, tough-talking Pikachu! Along the way, experience over 150 fun-filled animated cutscenes starring this unique Pikachu, providing helpful hints or talking up a storm. You can also tap the extra-large Detective Pikachu amiibo figure to access all cutscenes up until the current chapter played. As you investigate crime scenes, gather testimonies, uncover information, and interact with Pokémon to solve cases. You’ll have to put your detective skills to the test to foil the mastermind behind the disturbances in Ryme City. All in a day's work for detective Pikachu!

  • Team up with self the pro-claimed "great detective" Pikachu!
  • Experience over 150 animated cutscenes of a fun, and witty talking Pikachu
  • Investigate the scene, take notes and crack the case!
  • Interact with various Pokémon throughout Ryme City