Rumour: Satoshi Tajiri to be present at E3?

NOTE: As with all rumour articles we suggest you do not take this information as fact until it is proven true. We are merely reporting information.

Recently a conference focused on motion graphics was held, where a presentation was given showcasing their latest project. The project itself appears to be an opening for a video intended for use at the E3 expo next month. While it isn’t clear when or what the video will run for (pre-conference, post-conference etc), it seemingly holds what could be considered interesting information.

The video itself has title slides featuring tidbits of information: world premier announcements from Nintendo, special hosts and perhaps of most interest, special appearances. As of yet it is unconfirmed as to whether these slides contain placeholder names or not, however it is worth noting that among these names the creator of Pokémon and founder of Game Freak, Satoshi Tajiri appears, suggesting he will be attending E3 this year.

Usually, Pokémon doesn’t have a huge presence at E3. 2013 saw a slight change to this, with X & Y receiving a new trailer revealing new Pokémon and features. In 2014 Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire also received new trailers. Never has a new ‘main series’ Pokémon title been announced at E3 and we don’t expect this to change. What is interesting, however, is that before E3 on May 21st there is said to be a Pokémon announcement in the latest issue of Famitsu DS+Wii. While this could be something trivial, it’s worth noting that Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire were revealed in May last year, so a huge announcement could be just around the corner.

Also of interest is that next year marks the 20th anniversary of the Pokémon franchise, so who knows what’s in store for us!

As noted the presence of Pokémon at E3 is always a little underwhelming and to see that Tajiri could attend the expo this year could mean that were in for some huge surprises, assuming these leaked video slides hold any truth in them, that is!

Source: NeoGAF

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