New Pokemon Snap Is Out In April

New Pokemon Snap Is Out In April
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Photography game New Pokémon Snap will be out on Switch on April 30, Nintendo announced today.

Announced last year, New Pokémon Snap is a spiritual successor to the Nintendo 64 game about exploring Pokémon in their natural habitats and snapping beautiful pictures of them. The new game will take place in a region called Lental, and will feature an archipelago of islands that include jungles, deserts, and beaches hiding over 200 Pokémon.

Here’s the latest teaser:

Based on a new press release about the game, it sounds like it will play very similar to the original Pokémon Snap, with players using bait to try and lure out Pokémon, capture them in unique poses, and then get grade from the professor you’re doing research for. As far as what’s new, some Pokémon and vegitation in the Lental region have a special glow called the Illumina phenomenon which players will be trying to learn more about.

Despite being long overdue for a Nintendo Direct, the Switch’s first half of the year is already starting to shape up surprisingly well with Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury, Bravely Default II, and Monster Hunter Rise coming out in the next two months, and now New Pokémon Snap rounding that lineup out in April.


  • I’m not a big pokemon fan (misswed the boat when it started) but I enjoyed the original on N64, even if it was short and had little replay value. I’ll give it a go on switch when it comes out

  • Oh yes it is time to get that Nintendo Switch and not to mention get excited for New Pokemon Snap we finally got a release date for New Pokemon Snap it’s coming out at the end of April. I can’t wait to take some snaps on my favourite Pokemon thank you BANDAI NAMCO can’t wait to take some snaps on some wild Pokemon to celebrate Pokemon celebrating it’s 25 year anniversary this year.

  • All of Pokemon’s spin off games look better than the main series. Game Freak needs a serious management overhaul.

  • time to get a switch? that shit costs $450 even today. its just shy of 4 years old. i could understand the price 4 years ago, but these days its barely worth $250. wait for the new switch revision or emulate that sucker.

    • The thing is still flying off the shelves, I don’t think they’ll have a replacement or price drop in the near future. It was the top seller last year by a huge margin.

    • Its regularly on sale from $369-399 – It’s been as low as $350 before.
      And if you want to cheapskate even more the switch lite is regularly on sale for $279-299 – And its been as low as $239 before.

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