Right now’s Pokémon Presents occasion revealed that remakes of Pokémon Diamond and Pearl are on their method to Switch. They’re known as Sensible Diamond and Shining Pearl, and so they’re popping out late this yr.
These video games first debuted for the Nintendo DS in 2006 in Japan and in 2007 within the U.S. These are the fourth main entries within the franchise following Crimson/Blue, Gold/Silver, and Ruby/Sapphire. Its predecessors already had their remakes. Heck, Gen 1 has had two remakes.
Now it’s Gen 4 turns. Pokémon already has a robust presence on Change, together with the aforementioned Let’s Go Pikachu and Let’s Go Eevee from 2018, which reimagined the unique Pokémon journey. Then the Gen 8 video games, Pokémon Sword and Shield, got here out in 2019. They turned large hits, having offered over 20 million copies mixed.
Diamond and Pearl happen within the Sinnoh area, which relies off of the Japanese island of Hokkaidō. It’s a typical Pokémon journey, with the participant beginning their journey by choosing one in all three beginning Pokémon after which happening a quest to defeat eight gymnasium leaders.
It does have Piplup, nevertheless, as a kind of three starters, so Diamond And Pearl rule.
These remakes will assist mark the franchise’s twenty fifth anniversary, with the collection beginning on February 27, 1996.
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