announced the next installment in its hit series during a short Nintendo Direct presentation this morning. The new games are Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield, and they’re coming later this year to Switch.
Pokémon is a giant brand, encompassing multiple gaming genres, anime, card games, and (soon) . Pokémon has also become a dominant force on mobile thanks to . But the franchise started as a monster-collecting role-playing game, and Sword and Shield represent