Two years ago, Matthew Johnson started a new save file in Pokémon X. Instead of playing it as one normally would, collecting badges and monsters in tandem with one another, a thought crossed his mind. How many Pokémon could he capture without making any in-game progress?
The Nintendo 2DS is coming to Japan in the best way possible: With Pokémon! The clear plastic 2DS units, some of which already got a U.S. release, will be Pokémon themed and pre-bundled with Pokémon Red, Blue, Green, and Yellow—along with a download code for Mew, which can be used in Pokémon XY, Omega Ruby and Alpha…
After a seemingly never-ending run of The Amazing Spider-Man 2 junk, the promised Pokemon X & Y toys have finally arrived in Happy Meals at U.S. McDonald's locations. I purchased a couple of Happy Meals for my children and stole their toys, just for you folks.
Officially, there are 718 known Pokémon...unless you count the three mysterious Pokemon found in X & Y's code, that is. While we reported the existence of unannounced Pokémon back in November of last year, it wasn't until last night that we started hearing details about what the deal with these Pokémon is.
Not all Pokémon are made equal—one Magikarp may kick way more butt than other Magikarp, even if they're the exact same level. That's because every Pokémon has hidden stats called "IVs" attached to things like their "attack" and "speed"—and there's a way to tell what these values are in-game.
You might as well just throw away your copy of Pokémon Black or White 2 — they won't get you anywhere in life. The Pokémon Video Game and Trading Card Game Winter Regional Championships are upon us, and they're strictly X & Y.
The above character appears to make a nuanced hint at her gender change in the latest Pocket Monster game, Pokémon X/Y.
Humans Optional: Remember that machine that dekuNukem built, which would find shiny Pokemon for you? Somehow, it's gotten even better. Now it requires no human input. It'll find and catch shiny Pokemon for you, in almost all situations. Hell, now it even breeds, names and clones Pokemon for you. Jesus.
The recent release of Pokémon X and Y didn't just give the game a graphical overhaul. The music is better than ever before as well, and now you can buy all 3.5 hours' worth of it on iTunes for a piddling $9.99.
Finding Pokémon in rare, shiny colors is a time consuming process. The average person probably won't even attempt it. But what if there was a machine that found shiny Pokémon for you?
Whoa, Mega Charizard Y and male protagonist Calem from Pokemon X & Y just got a hundred percent more realistic and detailed thanks to the talented deviantART artist Charlie Romeo. So much so that at first it seems more like Monster Hunter or Final Fantasy fan art, and not something inspired by a Nintendo 3DS game.
Gather 'round the fire, boys and girls. Submitted for the approval of the Midnight Society, I call this story...the tale of the mysterious Pokemon ghost girl.
The hacking community has been busy lately, with news breaking on the 26th of October that some people managed to decrypt the special Pokémon files that make up X & Y. Since then, curious Pokémon pictures are circulating of Pokémon that are not actually currently available in X & Y.
Some Pokemon are cute. Some Pokemon are weird. Some Pokemon are household appliances. And then there is Espurr.
Pokémon X and Pokémon Y are the friendliest Pokémon games ever, both to new players and to jaded old-guard types like myself. The series has never been easier, and at the same there are more options than ever before. But there's one tiny change in the new Pokémon games that has the hardcore competitive community of…
Sure, you could look at your in-game Pokedex to figure out what's located where...but not only do you have to encounter a Pokemon first to access them there, that method isn't as useful as having all the information in one picture.
Saving Safely: good news, Pokémon players: there's a patch out for the Lumiose City glitch, (a glitch that can sometimes corrupt saves done in Lumiose City.) You can get the new patch from the eShop, or you can scan these QR codes for it, too. (Via Tiny Cartridge)
Some things are so bad they're good—and the ability to make promotional videos of yourself and your Pokemon in X & Y definitely fits that bill.
Forget legendaries. The rarest Pokemon, aside from certain event Pokemon, are shiny Pokemon—as in, Pokemon with a different color scheme from that of its bretheren.
Hold on to your butts, this one is a doozy. Earlier today, an image with a screenshot of a trainer standing in front of a boutique in Lumiose City, a location in Pokemon X & Y, started floating around. It seemed to show something kind of incredible: Missingno, that classic glitch from Pokemon Red and Blue.