Vote 2020 graphic
Everything you need to know about and expect during
the most important election of our lifetimes

Here It Is, an *Official* Pokémon App

Illustration for article titled Here It Is, an *Official* emPokémon/em App

There are unofficial Pokémon apps, such as this. Nintendo and Game Freak are *finally* releasing an official Pokémon app for the AppStore and the Android Market.

Advertisement

The app, Pokémon Say Tap? BW, uses music and on screen Pokémon cards in a timing game. The free app is slated to be out this summer, making it the first Pokémon game to appear on non-Nintendo hardware.

Advertisement

Well, besides those puck-based Pokémon arcades. Still, this is a big deal. Nintendo's making its first move onto smartphones.

Illustration for article titled Here It Is, an *Official* emPokémon/em App

ポケモンがついに公式でスマフォ進出! 『ポケモン言えTAP?』今夏配信 [Kotaku Japan]

Share This Story

Get our newsletter

DISCUSSION

CaryKokujin
CaryKokujin

Nintendo: "We don't like how app stores devalue games by only charging $1, so we want developers to choose Nintendo as their platform of choice. That said we have chosen Apple and Android as the platform for our latest game, and that game will be completely free."