Pokemon: footage of new Pikachu game emerges out of Japan – report

Tuesday, 22nd October 2013 10:34 GMT By Dave Cook

Pokemon X & Y is barely out and already footage of a rumoured Pikachu title has appeared online. The game is said to be coming to 3DS and appears to feature a mechanic that sees Pikachu copying your facial expressions. It’s quite darling and/or terrifying.

The news follows these rumours regarding a new Pokemon game starring Pikachu.

Footage of the title was posted online by Japanese broadcaster NHK, and shots Pikachu mimicking expressions performed by players. The expressions are converted into a 3D model of your head and then pulled off by the electric mouse.

The clip comes ahead of a televised interview with Pokémon Company president Tsunekazu Ishihara on October 28.

Nintendo declined to comment when asked for details by Eurogamer.

Via NeoGAF.



  1. Bomba Luigi

    Woah, thats some scary looking Pikachu.

    #1 1 year ago
  2. Templar_Dante

    Wow.. thats one scary head Pikachu is copying..

    #2 1 year ago
  3. MrWaffles

    Aaaaand the “Pikachi Genki De Chu” flashbacks are coming back.

    Boy, do I miss that blue controller with the bigass yellow ball mic.

    #3 1 year ago

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