Here's What Comes Inside Pokemon X & Y Happy Meals

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. » 5/25/14 2:00pm 5/25/14 2:00pm

Mystery Pokémon Found Hidden In X & Y's Code Is Star of Upcoming Movie

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. » 2/11/14 1:30pm 2/11/14 1:30pm

See How Powerful Your Pokémon Are In X & Y

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. » 1/28/14 6:00pm 1/28/14 6:00pm

All The Cool Pokémon Tournaments Are Using X & Y Now

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. » 1/08/14 2:33pm 1/08/14 2:33pm

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. » 12/31/13 2:00pm 12/31/13 2:00pm

More Than 200 Music Tracks From Pokémon X And Y For Only $10

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. » 11/12/13 2:42pm 11/12/13 2:42pm

Whoa, Someone Built A Machine That Finds Shiny Pokémon For Them

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? » 11/05/13 1:30pm 11/05/13 1:30pm

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. » 11/05/13 8:30am 11/05/13 8:30am

Nobody Knows What The Deal Is With The Ghost Girl In Pokémon X & Y

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. » 11/04/13 3:30pm 11/04/13 3:30pm

Three New Mysterious Pokémon Discovered In X & Y

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. » 11/01/13 1:30pm 11/01/13 1:30pm

Most Players Will Never Know About The Best Change In Pokémon X And Y

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… » 10/28/13 4:00pm 10/28/13 4:00pm

Every Pokémon You Can Catch In X & Y, In One Handy Map

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. » 10/25/13 8:30pm 10/25/13 8:30pm

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) » 10/25/13 3:30pm 10/25/13 3:30pm

Pokémon X & Y's Worst New Feature Is Also One of Its Funniest

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. » 10/24/13 4:30pm 10/24/13 4:30pm

Wanna Catch Your Pokémon In A Shiny New Color In X & Y? Here's How.

Holy Crap. Has The Famous Glitch, Missingno, Returned In Pokémon X & Y?

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. » 10/22/13 2:00pm 10/22/13 2:00pm

Think Pokémon X & Y Are Too Easy? Try This.

As much as I enjoyed Pokemon X & Y, even I will admit that the games are kind of on the easy side. If a lack of challenge is a thing that bothers you, good news, chief. There are things you can do to keep things interesting in Pokemon X & Y. » 10/21/13 1:30pm 10/21/13 1:30pm

Damn, First-Person Pokémon Is Brutal

“Super-effective?” Well, that doesn’t sound like it hurts very much. Overall, the attacks in the Pokémon games haven’t ever really felt dangerous. You’ll re-think that after watching this video. » 10/21/13 9:40am 10/21/13 9:40am