Pokemon Snap is back, Jack.

What’s going on:

  • The Pokemon Snap video game is making a comeback on the Nintendo Switch, the franchise announced Wednesday morning.
  • The game was originally released on N64 in 199.
  • It centered around gamers snapping photos of wild Pokemon.
  • The new game will be titled New Pokemon Snap.
  • The official Pokemon Twitter account tweeted: “That’s right, Trainers —#PokemonSnapIsBack! #NewPokemonSnap is an all-new adventure inspired by the classic Nintendo 64 game. Grab your camera, and get ready to photograph Pokémon while exploring beautiful islands on Nintendo Switch!”

What’s the game going to be like?

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New Pokemon Snap offered a few hints on its website about the game’s premise:

  • “Get ready for New Pokémon Snap, an all-new adventure for Nintendo Switch that’s inspired by the classic Nintendo 64 game Pokémon Snap.”
  • “In New Pokémon Snap, you’ll explore deserts, jungles, and more as you photograph fan-favorite Pokémon and discover never-before-seen Pokémon expressions and behaviors.”
  • The game will allow you to “explore beautiful islands,” “discovery lively wild Pokemon,” “capture beautiful Pokemon photos” and “make your own Photodex” (a collection of pictures), according to the website.
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