New Pokemon Snap coming to Nintendo Switch

The 1999 N64 classic is getting a sequel on the hybrid console.

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Pokemon Snap, the delightful 1999 N64 photo-taking classic, is getting a sequel -- New Pokemon Snap -- on Nintendo Switch , the Pokemon Company revealed in a Wednesday livestream

It didn't give a release date for the game, so that could be a while away yet. 

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The upcoming game will take you to the jungles and beaches of Pokemon-filled islands, where you can research the critters "in their natural habitats," the company said in a release. The photos you take will make up your in-game Pokemon Photodex and reveal "never-before-seen" Pokemon expressions and behaviors.

Also revealed was tooth-brushing app Pokemon Smile, along with free-to-start puzzler Pokemon Cafe Mix. If you need some fresh Pokemon in your life right now, Sword and Shield expansion The Isle of Armor lands on Switch Wednesday.

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