New Pokémon Snap, due to arrive on Switch on the 30th April, is a lovely, relaxing photography simulator that's all about appreciating wildlife and nature. Right? WRONG. New Pokémon Snap is a game that you can win, and thanks to Nintendo of America's new information, we know how to do it. Start exercising your snapping fingers!
In #NewPokemonSnap, Professor Mirror will evaluate your photos based on your subjects’ poses, how large they appear, how directly they’re facing you, and where they fall in frame. With these photography tips in mind you’ll be well on your way to building your Photodex!
Some of you will have already played the original Pokémon Snap game, and are probably thinking, "isn't that how the first game worked?" and you would be right - the original also had "special poses" that were tricky to unlock or find, like surfing Pikachu, so we imagine those will also be returning as well.
Of course, the Pokémon Snap style of photography doesn't always exactly line up with what is considered "good" in actual photography:
We all remember the pain of having to choose between a classically beautiful photograph and the awful one that technically gets you more points, right?