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Detective Pikachu looks like a wild ride

I haven't been following the development of Detective Pikachu too closely, and for good reason; I want to be utterly surprised when I play it for the first time. That's not to say that I won't catch the occasional clip, and as we enter...

 
 
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Detective Pikachu finds another co-star with Rita Ora

Actress, singer, and TV host Rita Ora will be joining Ryan Reynolds, Justice Smith, Bill Nighy, Suki Waterhouse, and Ken Watanabe in Legendary Entertainment’s 2019 Pokemon film, Detective Pikachu. I have to say the cast for ...

 
 
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So, just what is left for the Nintendo 3DS?

On February 26, the Nintendo 3DS will celebrate its seventh year on the market. In that time, it has sold more than 70 million units worldwide and more than 340 million games. It’s been home to the great franchises we grew up with lik...

 
 
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Grab this New Pikachu 2DS XL on January 26

The new 2DS XL is a pretty sleek console in general, but this Pikachu edition has me thinking about throwing my perfectly functional 3DS XL in the garbage.  Rest easy, this gorgeous-looking handheld isn't some Japan exclusive. It's lau...

 
 
 
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Detective Pikachu movie gets Summer 2019 release date

Movie news-site Deadline is reporting that a date has been set for Detective Pikachu's silver-screen debut. The CGI-animated movie is now scheduled for release May 20, 2019.The film stars Ryan Reynolds as the titular Pokemon sleuth and is d...

 
 
 
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Ryan Reynolds cast as Pikachu in Detective Pikachu movie

According to a report from The Hollywood Reporter, Ryan Reynolds has been cast as the titular Pikachu in Legendary's upcoming live-action adaptation of Detective Pikachu. Alongside Justice Smith and Kathryn Newton, Ryan Reynolds will report...

 
 
 
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Nintendo releasing Google Home app 'Pikachu Talk'

Whilst Nintendo appear to be the masters of consistent trademark applications, one such legal declaration, filed earlier this month, looks like a pretty amusing piece of software.The trademark is for an app intended for use with Google Home...

 
 
 
 
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Rumor: Pokemon is headed to the Switch with Pokemon Stars

With the successful launch of Pokemon Sun and Moon, it looks like Nintendo and Game Freak are shifting their priorities to the future of the series. According to a rumor posted on Eurogamer corroborated by multiple sources, Pokemon Stars wi...

 
 
 
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Mario! Pikachu! Fusion, ha!

What would happen if Mario and Pikachu did the fusion dance? No, this isn't some deviantart contest, but if it were Nintendo would claim all the entries considering it and the Pokémon Company have teamed up create an official mo...

 
 
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You've got the right stuff, Detective Pikachu

I've been following Great Detective Pikachu for years, and what a journey it has been. There was a time when we just had a scant few seconds of nightmarish facial-capture footage to go on for the 3DS game and even then, in its infancy, I wa...

 
 
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That Detective Pikachu game has been revealed for 3DS

We knew some sort of Detective Pikachu game was coming at some point, but now we have final confirmation. It's called Birth of a New Partnership, and it's due for a February 3, 2016 release date on the 3DS eShop in Japan, at a 1,500 yen pri...

 
 
 
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Christmas Pikachu and other holiday Pokemon merch

From the people that brought you Intern Pikachu, the Pokémon Center is doing a holiday line of Pokémon products. Deck the halls with Pokéballs of holly. Rudolph the red-nosed Deerling. Uh. Man, I really haven't heard Ch...

 
 
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Make a custom Pikachu plush at Build-a-Bear

Uh, it's called the Build-A-Bear Workshop, not the Build-a-Fictional-Electric-Mouse Workshop. That egregious oversight aside, you, too can have an expensive plush as The Pokemon Company has partnered with Build-A-Bear. Starting 2016, Build-...

 
 
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Wrasslin' Pikachu Libre's new Pokken Trailer, OH YEAH!

Pokkén Tournament is looking like it is going to be the cream of the crop when it runs wild on Wii U in 2016, especially with Pikachu Libre (or is it Masked Pikachu?) in tow. Watch this hot new trailer that showcases the lucha ...

 
 
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Even Pikachu is an intern

Pikachu wants a good job so he can start a family, but he's up against over 700 other candidates and "lacks experience." But the thing is, he can't get sufficient experience without a job. So he has become an intern. Unpaid, I assume. Poor,...

 
 




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