Each year the very best Pokémon video and trading card game players meet at the World Championships to determine who the top trainers are, and each year the Masters (oldest) Division looks really awkward on stage. This year did not disappoint.
Two Iowan men who were arrested in August of 2015 for apparent gun threats at the Pokémon World Championships were sentenced to two years in prison today in a Boston court.
The two men arrested at the Pokémon World Championships last month for unlicensed gun possession will be held without bail for the next four months. After reviewing the threats they made online, the judge decided they posed a danger and could not be let out on bail, as the AP reports.
Motherboard writer Jason Koebler, a grown man who hasn’t played Pokemon in years, went along to the Pokemon World Champs on the weekend and tried to play. It didn’t end well.
The two Iowa men arrested yesterday at the Pokémon World Championships in Boston for unlawful possession of guns have been held without bail pending a dangerousness hearing on September 1, the District Attorney said today. The hearing will determine whether they can get out on bail while they await their charges.
Two men who drove from Iowa to Boston for the Pokémon World Championships were arrested Friday after seemingly threatening violence over social media against attendees of the event, according to the Boston Police Department.
"When I heard that there was such a thing as the Pokémon World Championships in 2000 I became obsessed with getting there." Keza MacDonald from our sister site, Kotaku UK, summarizes her experience at the recent Pokémon World Championships. You can read her story here.
The world's best Pokémon video and card game players from more than 30 different countries converge on Washington D.C. this weekend to vie for the title of the very best, like no one ever was. Let's watch the 2014 Pokémon World Championships all weekend long.
We're back for the second day of "Worlds"—the Pokémon World Championships—in Vancouver, B.C. and six champions will be crowned in three divisions across Pokémon's video game and trading card game. You can watch it all live right here.
The Pokémon World Championships are underway at Vancouver Convention Centre, but it appears the livestream won't begin until featured events commence at 8 p.m. EDT/5 p.m. PDT. Check back here then.
Having been crowned the Pokémon World Champion two years in a row, Ray Rizzo is the man to beat at this year's competition. One would think a player of his caliber would keep his secrets to himself, but he's ready to share them with the world.
Thousands of fans flocked to San Diego, California this weekend to determine which six trainers were destined to be the very best at the 2011 Pokémon World Championships.