Crack the case in this new detective adventure game by interacting with a unique, fully-voiced Pikachu!
As Tim Goodman, you'll partner with a self-proclaimed "great detective" Pikachu to solve strange occurrences all over Ryme City. Together you must investigate, take notes, and meet up with other Pokémon to unravel the city's greatest mysteries!
Tim is searching for his missing father in Ryme City, but instead encounters a witty, tough-talking Pikachu! Along the way, experience over 150 fun-filled animated cutscenes starring this unique Pikachu, providing helpful hints or talking up a storm. You can also tap the extra-large Detective Pikachu amiibo™ figure to access all cutscenes up until the current chapter played. As you investigate crime scenes, gather testimonies, uncover information, and interact with Pokémon to solve cases. You’ll have to put your detective skills to the test to foil the mastermind behind the disturbances in Ryme City. All in a day's work for detective Pikachu!
- Team up with self the pro-claimed "great detective" Pikachu!
- Experience over 150 animated cutscenes of a fun, and witty talking Pikachu
- Investigate the scene, take notes and crack the case!
- Interact with various Pokémon throughout Ryme City
- Nintendo 3DS
- Release Date
- Mar 23, 2018
- No. of Players
- 1 player
- Creatures Inc
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This game is compatible with amiibo.
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Detective Pikachu HOME Menu Theme Offer
For a limited time, players who purchase the Detective Pikachu™ game will receive a bonus download code for a Detective Pikachu theme for the HOME Menu on the Nintendo 3DS family of systems, including Nintendo 2DS and New Nintendo 2DS XL. Starting 3/8 at 9:00am PST, pre-purchase the digital version of the Detective Pikachu game on Nintendo eShop or Nintendo.com, or starting 3/23 purchase the digital or packaged version of the game on Nintendo eShop, Nintendo.com, or select retailers to get your bonus code, and enjoy this cool yet cute Detective Pikachu theme!* Offer ends April 22, 2018.
*Internet connection required. Code expires 12/31/2018. For more information on how to download the theme, visit http://support.nintendo.com/redeem-a-theme
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