Detective Pikachu Receives a Western Release on 3DS and its own amiibo!

The Pokemon Company is finally bringing Detective Pikachu to the West. U.S. and European consumers can purchase this game on March 23rd, 2018.

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Get ready to uncover the mysteries of Ryme City with a “tough-talking, coffee-drinking, one-of-a-kind Pikachu by your side.” This is the first English-language release of the game. It originally launched in Japan on February 3rd, 2016.

The Pokemon Company is also releasing a large Detective Pikachu amiibo to coincide with the game’s release.

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According to The Pokémon Company, the amiibo will allow players to check out all of the “Pika Prompts,” which are hints that will help players find clues. Nintendo of America’s Twitter account also shared another cool in-game feature about the amiibo.

“This extra-large amiibo figure accesses all cut-scenes up until the current chapter played in the Nintendo 3DS game.”Source

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