'Detective Pikachu' has surpassed 'Warcraft' as the highest-grossing video game film of all time.

Detective Pikachu

Detective Pikachu

Rob Letterman's blockbuster - which stars Ryan Reynolds as the titular yellow Pokemon - has made over $436 million worldwide at the box office.

The 2016 CGI flick by Duncan Jones, which is based on Blizzard Entertainment 's fantasy franchise previously held the title when it beat 'Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time' with $433.

So it's no surprise that a new 'Detective Pikachu' game is coming to Nintendo Switch.

A spin-off title based on the Pokémon franchise, in which the player works with a talking Pikachu to solve various mysteries, was launched for the Nintendo 3DS in 2016 and now a brand new game is coming to the brand's other portable console.

Although details are being kept a secret for the time being, fans can expect a slew of "clues" to appear in the lead up to its release.

The Pokemon Company announced: "Can't wait to keep sleuthing with ['Detective Pikachu']? Plans are under way to bring this crime-solving Pikachu to Nintendo Switch! The details of this game are still a mystery...so keep checking back here for more clues."