A new Pokemon Mystery Dungeon could be announced soon
by Danny Craig ·
An announcement for a Pokemon Mystery Dungeon game could be around the corner after copyright text for Spike Chunsoft was discovered on the Pokemon website.
- Twitter user @BrybryPokebip has spotted that the files for Nintendo’s new Pokemon Together website include updated copyright text for developer Spike Chunsoft, potentially indicating that a Pokemon Mystery Dungeon game could be announced soon.
- Spike Chunsoft is responsible for the Mystery Dungeon series, dating back to 1993’s Japan-exclusive Taloon's Great Adventure, a spin-off featuring Taloon the merchant from Dragon Quest IV, another series developed by Chunsoft.
- Pokemon Day, Nintendo’s annual event dedicated to the franchise, will be held on Monday, February 27, the 27th anniversary of Pokemon Red and Green’s Japanese launch. The marketing campaign for this year’s event involves creating a giant mosaic on the Pokemon Together site from a collection of fan memories shared with the #PokemonTogether hashtag on Twitter.
In other Nintendo news:
- Nintendo held a Nintendo Direct this month with some major announcements, including a new Professor Layton game, a sequel to Sega’s cult classic Samba de Amigo, and a surprise release of Metroid Prime Remastered. You can read our recap of the rest of the show here.
- The Nintendo Switch recently became the third-best-selling console of all time, surpassing Nintendo’s 90s handhelds, the Game Boy and Game Boy Color. The line of consoles has sold 122.5 million units as of December 2022, since its launch in March 2017.