Sleuth out every manner of Poké mystery in ‘Detective Pikachu’

Ever play through a main series Pokémon game and think, “Hmm. I wish Pikachu wore a deerskin cap.” Your fantasy is now reality with Detective Pikachu.

Set in Ryme City, you play as Tim Goodman, the partner to self-proclaimed “great detective” Pikachu, sleuthing mysteries and solving crimes. Investigate, take notes and interrogate other Pokémon in a memorable and super charming adventure.

Should this game exist? Probably not! But luckily for you, it does. Detective Pikachu graces Nintendo 3DS systems when it releases on March 23. It’s available for pre-order on Amazon for $39.99. Prime members get an additional 20% discount meaning you get it for $31.99.

Pre-order it here


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Jaime Carrillo

Jaime Carrillo

Jaime Carillo is a writer for Pure Nintendo and a plucky YouTube cook. He specializes in writing about console gaming and kitchen gadgets. It comes naturally, considering he's either wielding a massive cleaver or Switch Pro controller at any given point. When he's not cruising through a drive-thru at 2am, he's baking shokupan or whipping up a big pot of Japanese curry. He enjoys retro gaming, geopolitics, and Vic Berger videos.