New Pok�mon Snap is coming to the Nintendo Switch on April 30th

 theverge.com  01/14/2021 14:23:30   Taylor Lyles

New Pokmon Snap, a sequel to the 1999 N64 classic that tasked you with taking pictures of pokmon, is coming to Nintendo Switch on April 30th, Nintendo announced today in a new trailer.

In New Pokmon Snap, players control a pokmon photographer who traverses through Lental, a region full of beautiful scenery from lush jungles to sandy beaches. Players collaborate with the regions pokmon expert, Professor Mirror, and his assistant Rita to conduct ecological surveys, photographing and observing pokmon in their natural habitats.

Gameplay remains similar to its predecessor, in which players travel in an auto-driving vehicle while visiting various locations in the region taking pictures to build their Photodex. Points are awarded based on the quality of the photos you take, and just like the original game, players can use items such as apples to lure pokmon in closer for a better shot.

2021 is a big year for Pokmon as the series celebrates its 25th anniversary. Yesterday, the Pokmon Company International announced it was launching a series of musical events. It was collaborating with pop singer Katy Perry along with other rising artists to award-winning global superstars to celebrate the franchises major milestone.

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