So, About That “Massive Shock” Pokémon Announcement…


Yesterday, we reported that a "massive shock" Pokémon announcement was to be expected on next Sunday’s episode of Pokémon Smash in Japan. brings an update on this situation, which suggests this may not be as big of a shocker as TV Tokyo say.


Serebii says the official Pokémon Smash site states that game information will indeed will be revealed during next week’s episode. That said, today’s episode of Pokémon Smash mentioned that Mewtwo will be given away soon through an event that will be detailed next week.


Additionally, a preview of next week’s episode showed director, Junichi Masuda carrying a censored sign with a caption saying there would be a reveal of the present. At this point, it does sound like the Mewtwo giveaway will be “massive shock” announcement. We’ll keep our eyes open for further updates.

Ishaan Sahdev
Ishaan specializes in game design/sales analysis. He's the former managing editor of Siliconera and wrote the book "The Legend of Zelda - A Complete Development History". He also used to moonlight as a professional manga editor. These days, his day job has nothing to do with games, but the two inform each other nonetheless.