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The first Pokemon game for Nintendo Switch available now

Published: 11:10, 22 September 2017
Updated: 14:58, 02 October 2017
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Pokken Tournament

Switch players will have a bunch of games to sift through this week. There will be five retail titles and some download-only options. Nintnedo 3DS will get some classic Pokemon games.

Another Nintendo Download is upon us and it's quite a busy line-up. Switch players will have five retail titles to consider, as well as some download-only options. The 3DS will have a couple of Pokemon classics. Let's get to the details. This week’s Nintendo Download includes the following:

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  • - The game will be available on 22 September. In the immortal words of , "Pokken Tournament is a great fighting game that balances the genre’s need to be able to be easily picked up and played in button mashing glory, but develop into a technical wonder as the game progresses".

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  • - The game takes you on a platform mining adventure. Exploration will be rewarded.
  • Flip Wars - is getting a free Software Update. Once downloaded, the update adds a new stage, new mechanics, local wireless multiplayer, Class Matches and a new online battle mode.

Virtual Console on Nintendo 3DS

  • Pokemon Gold / Pokemon Silver Version - Then the game initially launched on the Game Boy Color system, it continued to expand the Pokemon universe, adding 100 Pokemon, Pokemon eggs and real-time events thanks to an internal game clock. Now, a new feature lets you trade and battle Pokemon in 2D using local wireless on the Nintendo 3DS family of systems. Pokemon Gold and Pokemon Silver Version will be available on 22 September.

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As a bonus for purchasing one of these games for Nintendo 3DS, Trainers will get a code that unlocks the Mythical Pokemon Celebi in their Pokemon Sun or Pokemon Moon game. Or, Trainers can hold on to the code and use it in either of the upcoming Pokemon Ultra Sun or Pokemon Ultra Moon games when they launch on 17 November.

Nintendo eShop sales: Nintendo eShop on Wii U and Nintendo 3DS

Great deals this week can be found right through .

Also new this week at Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch:

  • Lego Ninjago Available on 22 September
  • Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 - Available on 22 September
  • Sine Mora EX - Available on 26 September
  • Aca Neogeo Art of Fighting
  • Arcade Archives Mario Bros. - Available on 27 September
  • Thimbleweed Park

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  • Soldam: Drop, Connect, Erase
  • Frutakia 2 (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS)
  • Guide the Ghost (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS)
  • 36 Fragments of Midnight (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS)
  • Chew Man Fu (Virtual Console for Wii U)
  • Shockman (Virtual Console for Wii U)
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