5 million people rush to preorder Pokémon Masters

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Pokémon Masters
Coming soon to an iPhone near you.
Photo: The Pokémon Company

The folks at The Pokémon Company are sure taking the “Gotta Catch ‘Em All” catchphrase to heart — at least when it comes to hooking preorders for its latest mobile game.

With two weeks to go until Pokémon Masters launches on iOS and Android, the game already racked up 5 million preorders.

New Pokémon Masters trailer teases big battles, co-op play

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If you weren’t already excited, you will be.
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A new trailer and additional information for Pokémon Masters has dropped ahead of the game’s much-anticipated debut this summer.

The one-minute clip reveals more gameplay, including explosive battles and co-operative play. It also provides our first look at the powerful sync moves available from partner Pokémon.

DeNA is busy working on a brand new Pokémon game for mobile

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Pokémon on iPhone
And only 10 months to wait!
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It’s a good time to be a fan of Pokémon right now, and next year could be even better. That’s because DeNA, the developers who teamed with Nintendo for titles like Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp and Super Mario Run, has paired up with The Pokémon Company for a new mobile game.

Coming to mobile platforms in March 2020. Color us excited!

Nintendo’s first smartphone game will be revealed tomorrow

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The wait is almost over. Photo: Nintendo
The wait is almost over. Photo: Nintendo

Nintendo is set to unveil its first smartphone game tomorrow, October 29 — seven months after it announced that it would finally give in to the demands of Android and iOS gamers.

Nintendo will be hoping that its mobile game business is a success following weakening demand for its 3DS and Wii U consoles.

Nintendo’s not taking any chances with its mobile-game plans

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Nintendo mascot Mario may be on his way to your iPhone Photo: Nintendo

Some comments from mobile-gaming platform DeNA chief Shintaro Asako suggest that Nintendo is taking a catch-all route when it starts bringing its beloved characters and properties to iOS and Android later this year.

Nintendo’s first five mobile offerings will all be in different genres to attract the maximum number of players across the board.