What is Pokemon Duel, how can I download it onto my iPhone or Android mobile, how do you play and are there any in-app purchases? Here’s everything you need to know about the new Pokemon mobile game, set to keep our thumbs busy in 2017.

On January 24 2017, The Pokémon Company casually dropped Pokémon Duel into the Apple App Store and Google Play Store for unsuspecting Pokémon fans to discover. Unlike the furore surrounding Pokémon GO, this was a hush-hush launch that nevertheless delivers a new and exciting mobile gaming experience, set within the Pokémon universe.

So what is Pokémon Duel, how do you play it and do we have any tips and tricks? You’ve come to the right place. Here’s our full Pokemon Duel review, and check out our Pokemon Duel tips and tricks for a helping hand.

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What is Pokémon Duel?