Detective Pikachu Returns

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  • Console: Nintendo Entertainment System, Super Nintendo, Nintendo 64, Nintendo Gamecube (Console Exclusive)
  • Availability: Physical and digital
  • Genre: Adventure
  • North American Release Date: October 6th, 2023
  • Japanese Release Date: October 6th, 2023
  • European Release Date: October 6th, 2023
  • ESRB Rating: E
  • Supported Play Modes: TV, Tabletop, Handheld
  • No. of Players: 1 player
  • Nintendo Switch Online Support: Save Data Cloud
  • File Size: 10 GB
  • amiibo Compatibility?: Unknown
  • Demo Available?: No


Solve mysteries with the personality-packed Detective Pikachu!


Unravel a series of mysteries across Ryme City with a tough-talking, coffee-loving Pikachu who calls himself a great detective. This Pikachu may have a self-assured attitude and talk like a middle-aged man, but he somehow manages to keep his lovable charm. Together with his partner Tim Goodman, this great detective duo cracks several cases with the help of the many Pokémon and people who live in Ryme City.


Investigate Ryme City, where Pokémon and people live side by side


Search for clues in Ryme City, where Pokémon and humans coexist in harmony. With the help of many other Pokémon, Tim and his talkative Pikachu partner work together to solve a series of mysterious incidents in this cinematic adventure game.