The Detective Pikachu game has been rated by PEGI (Pan European Game Information), which handles game ratings for most of the European countries. A game getting a PEGI rating is usually a pretty good sign of that game getting a European release, but it's stil far from an official confirmation. The game was released in Japan on February 3, 2016 for Nintendo 3DS and is listed as a puzzle solving "Cinematic Adventure Game" and has no online features. The game takes place in Rhyme City, you play as the human character Tim Goodman. Tim meets a talking Pikachu and together they start to solve various mysteries in the nearby city.