News NHK TV Program: New Pikachu Game Is in the Works
posted on 2013-10-09 02:00 EDT
An episode summary for NHK's Professional Shigoto no Ryūgi (Professional Work Style) program, which will feature Pokémon producer and CEO of The Pokémon Company Tsunekazu Ishihara, mentions production on a new game featuring mascot Pokémon, Pikachu. According to the summary, Ishihara began production on the game this summer.
Past games starring Pikachu include Pokémon: Yellow where Pikachu is the game's starter Pokemon, Hey You, Pikachu! for the Nintendo 64, Pokémon Channel for the Nintendo GameCube, PokéPark Wii: Pikachu's Adventure and PokéPark 2: Wonders Beyond for the Nintendo Wii.
Ishihara is scheduled to appear on NHK's Professional Shigoto no Ryugi program on October 28.