The Pokemon games are headed in an ambitious new direction, in the form of Pokemon Legends: Arceus, which was revealed in a Friday livestream. The action RPG, a prequel to the rest of the games, comes to Nintendo Switch in early 2022 and seems to be set in a spectacular open world.
It's a surprising turn for the series, which has stuck close to its traditional formula and gameplay since 1996. Like remakes, also announced Friday, it's set in the Sinnoh region.
Arceus is a mythical Pokemon, and is said to have shaped the universe.
We also got a fresh trailer for Pokemon Red and Green's original release in Japan, which is being marked with a .. The livestream came a day before the 25th anniversary of