Welcome to the new Marriland website! This Pokémon fansite has been around since 2000 in various forms, and after a brief hiatus, it has now relaunched. I have big plans for the site throughout 2019 in beyond, especially with Pokémon Sword & Shield right around the corner.
Look forward to the return of the Marriland Team Builder, the Marriland Pokédex, various Pokémon Walkthroughs and Guides, and lots more over the coming months! You can check out the site's Development Roadmap to get an idea of the timeline of all of the features coming to the site. In the meanwhile, I hope you will enjoy checking back regularly for new updates on the site as well as news about Pokémon!
(Disclaimer: the product in this review was provided to Marriland.com free of charge by Pokémon.)
The Pokémon TCG: Detective Pikachu Case File (US$9.99) is one of many products available for the recent live-action Pokémon Movie, POKÉMON: Detective Pikachu, and it ties into the Pokémon Trading Card Game through a special mini-set known simply as the “Detective Pikachu” TCG set.
The final major announcement during the Pokémon 2019 Press Conference was the announcement of a new Pokémon mobile game coming to iOS and Android devices called Pokémon Masters.
Pokémon Masters features many of your favorite Pokémon Trainers from the Pokémon video game series, such as Cynthia, Blue, Red, Brock, Misty, and even several protagonists such as Rosa — the female player character from Black 2 & White 2.
You’ll be able to interact with and battle alongside these Trainers in battles, although from the gameplay footage shown, these battles do not appear to be in the style of traditional Pokémon video games and have a three-vs-three real-time battle style.
Pokémon Masters launches later in 2019, with more information to be unveiled in June.
What would have been a perfect announcement for April Fool’s Day is indeed not a joke and was announced during the Pokémon 2019 Press Conference: Pokémon Sleep. Yes, that’s right, Pokémon Sleep, an upcoming app for smartphones that revolves around sleeping. Yes, that’s right, sleeping, in real-life.
A new cloud-based service was announced during the Pokémon 2019 Press Conference and it’s called Pokémon HOME, coming to iOS and Android devices in early 2020.
Pokémon HOME will serve as a hub for players’ Pokémon across a variety of platforms, giving players the ability to connect with Pokémon Bank, Pokémon 3DS Games, Pokémon GO, Pokémon Let’s Go, and the upcoming Pokémon Sword & Shield.
During the Pokémon 2019 Press Conference, one of the big announcements was confirmation that Detective Pikachu is heading to the Nintendo Switch.
The ending to the Nintendo 3DS version was mentioned, reminding viewers that it ended on a bit of a cliffhanger, implying that this will be a sequel to the original game. The press conference also confirmed that it would have a different ending from the recent Detective Pikachu movie.
No release date, screenshots, gameplay footage, or other information beyond that has been given as of yet.