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New Pokemon Legends Arceus and Diamond and Pearl Remake Trailers Released

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Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl and open-world RPG Pokemon Legends: Arceus both received lengthy trailers at the August 2021 Pokemon Presents.

People were given a more detailed look at the remakes for Diamond and Pearl, with the trailer highlighting various areas, graphical updates, and new features coming to the Nintendo Switch titles. A special-edition Nintendo Switch Lite featuring legendary Pokemon Dialga and Palkia was also announced.

The trailer for Pokemon Legends: Arceus, first announced at the February 2021 Pokemon Direct, gives a glimpse at the Hisui region, which will eventually become the Sinnoh region from Diamond and Pearl. Some of the game’s characters and unique gameplay mechanics are also teased.


Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl will be available for the Nintendo Switch worldwide on November 19, 2021, while Pokemon Legends: Arceus will be released on January 28, 2022. All titles are now available to preorder on the Nintendo eShop.

Carley Garcia
Carley is a JP-EN translator, writer, and RPG lore addict. She's played Dragon Age: Inquisition 13 times, loves walking sims, and wants to be your friend in Final Fantasy XIV.