Rewatch The Nintendo Pokemon Direct Here

Rewatch The Nintendo Pokemon Direct Here
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We’re getting a new Pokemon this year on the Switch, and Nintendo might finally reveal some details about it. Let’s tune in.

The Direct will kick off Thursday morning 0100 AEDT / Thursday midnight AQST / 0030 ACDT / tonight 2200 AWST / 0300 NZDT. You can watch it through the Nintendo website, or through the Nintendo UK YouTube channel below.

The Direct will run for “roughly seven minutes” and will focus exclusively on Pokemon. There’s no word on whether the Direct will actually concentrate on the core Pokemon that’s due out later this year, or be split between the Let’s Go! titles and whatever the 2019 release will be. And there’s Pokemon Go!, as well, although it’s less likely that Nintendo would dedicate a huge chunk of time to that.

Anyway, it’s new Pokemon info. You can tune in, and set a reminder, below.


  • If it’s a core Pokemon series title, I really hope we see a Switch hardware re-design released that will make gaming-on-the-go less cumbersome. It has shown itself to be adverse to manbag crumbs. Also the battery sucks.
    If the 3DS is gonna be phased out and not replaced, I’ll be needing a less scratch-able Switch for Pokemon, please!

    • Get a case then? I’ve had my Switch since day 1, I was first in line at the midnight release, and I’ve taken it to work in my bag basically every day since and it’s in perfect condition. Bought a $20 case, and it works perfectly. Not exactly rocket science

      • Got a case, find it too cumbersome. Sure it keeps everything safe, but at the expense of efficient carrying capacity. Normally ii goes in a beanie, then in the manbag. But I’ve got a laptop in there, some folders, various documents, and so forth. The 3DS always just sat in ther nicely, not being interrupted whilst still giving me the gift of coins I could spend at the plaza.

  • I think It’ll be for the Switch Pokemon game, but I’m expecting only a look at the new starters and maybe a very slight glimpse at the game itself. I’m not going to overhype this one.

    • I’ve been kinda hoping for a new Pokemon Snap for a while.
      Don’t know if it’ll be great, but I like the idea.

      Optional motion controls would be nice.

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