Nintendo and Niantic have introduced a brand new partnership to create a variety of augmented actuality cell video games, based mostly on Nintendo titles. The primary recreation introduced is a Pikmin AR cell recreation, set to launch in 2021.
Kei Kawai, vice chairman of Product Administration made the announcement on Niantic’s official blog, saying: “The app will embody gameplay actions to encourage strolling and make strolling extra pleasant.”
They continued: “This would be the first title created by our Tokyo Studio because it was established in April 2018.”
Nintendo of America’s official Twitter account posted the reveal yesterday (23 March), sharing some paintings which options the unique crimson, blue and yellow Pikmin, with completely different colored flowers.
What wouldn’t it be wish to have a extra enjoyable strolling expertise surrounded by #Pikmin? In a brand new cell app developed by @NianticLabs and Nintendo coming later in 2021, discover the true world and create reminiscences along with your Pikmin mates.
— Nintendo of America (@NintendoAmerica) March 23, 2021
In a four-star assessment for NME, Jordan Oloman stated that it was “the definitive model of the sport.”
He praised the sport’s “inimitable world stuffed with cutesy comrades and creepy critters” and stated that its “cool additional options just like the facet tales and the Piklopedia catalogue” made it an “simple suggestion.”
Latest information from Niantic has confirmed that Pokémon Go shall be trailing a brand new system the place the potential content material of Eggs can be proven to customers earlier than they hatch.
This information got here after fans of the game pressured Niantic to be more transparent with the results of its ‘loot box style’ eggs, after analysis confirmed some hatch charges had been as little as one per cent.