• Why Detective Pikachu And Sonic The Hedgehog Are Taking Totally Different Approaches To Their Big Screen Movies

    4 days ago - By Cinéma Blend

    The contrasting styles and reactions to this year's two biggest video game movies say a lot about the different approaches each took to adaptation of iconic properties.
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  • Detective Pikachu: 9 Best Poke Memes From The Movie

    Detective Pikachu: 9 Best Poke Memes From The Movie

    4 days ago - By Screen Rant

    The Pokemon franchise began as a popular trading card game and animated television series of the ‘90s, and has since blossomed into several video game titles and the addictive Pokemon Go app. Detective Pikachu is based on a Nintendo 3DS game of the same name, and follows Pikachu as a private investigator solving a case with his missing partner's son, Tim. When the Detective Pikachu trailer dropped, it took the internet by storm. Faster than you can say, “Pika pika!”, memes involving the world's most recognizable Pokemon flooded the digital landscape. Now that the movie has hit theaters...
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  • How a Nintendo 64 Pokémon Game Helped Set the Stage for ‘Detective Pikachu'

    How a Nintendo 64 Pokémon Game Helped Set the Stage for ‘Detective Pikachu'

    4 days ago - By Slash Film

    Those maniacs went ahead and did it. They finally made a life-action Pokémon movie that brings the world of Pikachu, Bulbasaur and even the nightmare-inducing Mr. Mime to life. It's been 21 years since both the first games, Pokémon Red and Blue, and the anime premiered in the US in September 1998. Since then we've got more than a thousand episodes of an anime series, 21 animated movies and over 30 video games, but all of those mostly showed the Pokémon as collectable trophies or the combatants in cute dog-fights until Detective Pikachu came along and showed a world where humans and Pokémon...
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  • Detective Pikachu: 6 Pokémon We Wish Were In The Movie

    Detective Pikachu: 6 Pokémon We Wish Were In The Movie

    4 days ago - By Screen Rant

    Long-time fans of the Pokémon franchise were treated to some amazing renditions of their favorite Pokémon in Detective Pikachu. They were brought to realistic life by the creative teams at The Pokémon Company and Warner Bros Studios. Fan favorites like Charizard, Bulbasaur, and Squirtle , are all there, as well as many others from the first generation of Pocket Monsters. Other generations get their due as well, like Greninja and Loudred which feature prominently. RELATED: How Detective Pikachu Sets Up A Pokémon Shared Universe While there were dozens of Pokémon represented, there were...
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