Review

Detective Pikachu Returns is an enjoyable, if very simple, mystery adventure

It’s basic but well-written and should appeal to younger players

3 / 5
Detective Pikachu Returns is an enjoyable, if very simple, mystery adventure

Detective Pikachu is full of simple puzzes, witty dialogue and Pokemon to discover. It won't thrill older fans from a gameplay perspective, and it's visually inconsistent, but it will likely introduce throusands of young fans to a whole new genre of video games.

  • Great introduction to the genre for young players
  • Ryme City is fun to explore
  • Snappy, witty dialogue
  • The Pokemon say their names!
  • Extremely simple
  • Visually dated
  • Uneven voice-acting
  • Repetitive interogations
3 / 5
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