If you are a fan of a board game and Pokémon, then this news is definitely for you. The Pokémon Company just announced in their press release that a new Pokémon game will be launched for smartphone. The board game Pokémon Co-Master is the title and will come to Japan in spring this year.
You can see the teaser trailer below:
Pokémon Co-Master will pair collectible virtual Pokémon figurines and match them in a Japanese chess-game style called Shogi (or Chinese chess board game called Go – Now don’t confuse this game as Pokémon GO in disguise 🙂 ).
In this game, the board game will be mixed with Pokémon playing style and will feature online play. Players will not only just battling CPU opponent, but also receiving help from the game’s artificial intelligent.
The game is co-developed with Heroz Japan, who boast their ability to develop Artificial Intelligent software that capable to beat several professional Shogi players in public matches. Some of the company’s other titles include Shogi Wars, BackgammonAce, and ChessHeroz.
Pokémon Co-Master will be released on Spring this year for Android and iOS in Japan only. There is no word for global release as of now. Read other information about Pokémon GO here, the other currently developed title for Pokémon Smartphone game.
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