Although deliberately taking place ahead of the melee of E3, this Pokémon Direct is also effectively the starter pistol for a string of gaming events, streams and announcements leading up to and during E3 itself. After a somewhat flat press conference where The Pokemon Company announced that not even bed time is a safe place to hide from Pikachu’s grubby capitalist paws, this 15 minute Pokémon Direct promises to actually deliver the goods on Pokémon Sword and Shield at long last.
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