Challenge the World's Best Trainers in Pokémon Black 2 and White 2

On Monday, Pokémon enthusiasts can challenge the top 12 trainers from this year's World Championships in Pokémon Black 2 and White 2. » 11/16/12 6:30pm 11/16/12 6:30pm

Which New Pokemon Game Should I Play?

I have a dilemma. Here in the office I have Pokemon Black 2 and Pokemon White 2. One will go to Mike Fahey for review. One will go to my 3DS for playing (and JRPG columning). » 9/19/12 4:15pm 9/19/12 4:15pm

See A Bunch Of New Pokémon Black And White 2 Features In These…

Here are a set of new commercials for Pokémon Black And White 2, the latest games in Nintendo's popular monster-catching series. Seems like Nintendo is really playing up the new: understandable, considering they have the same names as the last two games, and considering they're on a system that has been obsolete for… » 9/11/12 5:30pm 9/11/12 5:30pm

Here's A New Trailer For The Next Set Of Pokémon Games

Hot off Nintendo's presses, here's the latest trailer for Pokémon Black Version 2 and Pokémon White Version 2, which will be out for DS on October 7. » 8/01/12 1:15pm 8/01/12 1:15pm

Pokémon Black and White 2 Is Neither Black, Nor White. It's Gray.

There have been a lot of games in the Pokémon » 7/10/12 7:00am 7/10/12 7:00am series but none has been a direct sequel to any other. Rather, they have each focused on a different region in the world with a unique adventure largely unrelated to any other one. However, this all changes with the first direct sequels in the series, and . However, do …

Why I Feel No Need to Catch 'em All

Way back in 1999, a friend of mine gave me an ancient gray brick of a Game Boy and a very used copy of Pokémon Red » 7/10/12 6:00am 7/10/12 6:00am while we were on a middle school field trip. An eighth grader, I already knew myself to be "too old" for Pokémon. After all, I was already into games like and ; besides, everyone knew Pokémon was for…

Why I was Pokemon’s Greatest Villain

Going into Pokémon Black and White 2 » 7/06/12 7:00am 7/06/12 7:00am, I had high hopes for the game. This wasn't for the new aspects of the game like Pokéwood (Pokémon Hollywood) or even the chance to explore new areas of the world. No, the thing I was most excited to see was the return of Team Plasma.

See the First Direct Pokémon Sequel in action!

Two weeks ago, the first ever numbered Pokémon sequels, » 7/06/12 6:00am 7/06/12 6:00am Pokémon White Version 2 and , were released in Japan. As the name implies, these games mark the first time players spend an entire game returning to a region from a previous title and seeing how the region has progressed.

Pokémon Black and White 2 Hitting U.S. Shores This Fall

The first direct sequels to Pokémon games, Pokémon Black and White 2 will be out for the DS in the U.S. this fall, Nintendo said today. They're out in Japan this weekend. » 6/22/12 12:20am 6/22/12 12:20am

Ten Ways to Make the Next Pokémon Games the Very Best, Like No One Ever…

With Pokémon Black 2 and White 2 on the way, commenter Daemon_Gildas has submitted a timely list of suggestions for freshening up a franchise that hasn't changed all that much in the past 16 years. » 2/27/12 11:00am 2/27/12 11:00am

Pokémon Black and White 2 Catch All the Western Gamers This Fall

Announced this weekend for a June release in Japan, the first pair of main series Pokémon titles with the number two in the title will be hitting North America and Europe this fall. » 2/27/12 9:01am 2/27/12 9:01am