Imagine a house that is covered entirely in Pokémon goodies. Wait. Don’t imagine it, watch it on television! »
Because Lugia, leader of the Legendary Birds, who can tear cliffs down with one wave of its wings, apparently isn’t terrifying enough by itself. So now here it is in the form of a flying death robot.
Mashing together unlikely pairings results in hilarious Pokémon—that’s exactly why Alex Onsager’s fusion website, which lets people create Frankenstein Pokémon with a few easy clicks, blew up the internet a while back. I have a feeling fusions are about to make a comeback in 2015, though—and it’s all thanks to a cool… »
The words “alternate reality game” were the last thing some hardcore Pokémon fans wanted to hear last night. I understand why. It’s a spin-off. It’s on mobile. You can’t play from the comfort of your own home. And yet! Pokémon Go could be the shot in the arm that the monster-collecting series needs. »
So Pokémon wasn’t a thing in North America until I was 25—the point still stands. Younger me could have learned a lot from Battle Moves Pikachu. »
Some days, Rihanna looks casual. Other days, she’s a fashion icon. On this day, she was a Pokémon Gym Leader. »
The summer of 1998 found me weeding through my parents’ recycling for a peanut butter jar. Once I had found one and cleaned it out, I scrawled “Pokémon” on the side in permanent marker. I wasn’t exactly sure what Pokémon was, but according to Nintendo Power, it was the next big thing. »