So, you guys are thinking the same as us... right? What? What did I just read (or write, in our case)? You did read it 'write' though - Pikachu will attempt to copy your facial expressions.
So says Japanese broadcaster NHK
at least, who recently released a teaser trailer for a full reveal schedule on October 28th this year.
The images accompanying this story come directly from that teaser trailer - they're a bit odd to say the very least, and we don't trust that happy little mouse one bit.
When we have more on this, you'll have more on it - check back frequently.