Despite being slated to return to the Pokémon World Championships in 2017, the competitive Pokkén Tournament scene is facing a massive problem. The console version of the game, which some players train on before competing on arcade units, is badly in need of an update. But the the people behind Pokémon have made no…
Pokken Tournament is getting a 2017 World Championship Series. The announcement was made by the game’s producer, Masaaki Hoshino, at the conclusion of the Tokaigi 2017 two-on-two Pokken tournament. A new patch was also revealed for the Japanese arcade version of the game. The news comes after the game failed to qualify
The 2016 U.S. Pokémon National Championships are going down this weekend, bringing the best Trading Card Game, Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire and Pokken Tournament players to Columbus, Ohio to determine which of the country’s best players will be heading to San Francisco in August for the big show.
The simple two-move combination being performed is this GIF? Shadow Mewtwo can do that all day in Pokken Tournament. That’s bad.
And so a last-minute idea results in one of the best Kotaku ‘Shop Contests ever, with so many excellent entries there was no way I could pick one for the top. So I picked three.
If you’ve ever wished your Pokemon battles could be more exciting than a pair of Pokemon taking turns making battle animations at each other, Pokken Tournament is your game.
Apparently I wanted to see Pokken Tournament and UFC 2 mashed together so badly that I couldn’t stop with just one image. Perhaps you nice people can help.
I pieced together this image as a little joke for the top of the post, but the more I look at it the more I want to play a game where Pikachu Libre faces off against Conor McGregor.
The Wii U version of Namco Bandai’s Pokémon fighting game has landed at Kotaku, along with strict time constraints on how much video we can share. So here’s quick look at training, fighting, customization and Amiibo unlocks of Pokkén Tournament.
Pokémon are usually cute creatures. That’s part of the appeal. But the upcoming Pokémon fighting game is not about that life.
Pokkén Tournament, the Pokémon fighting game, hits the Wii U on March 18, Nintendo announced. Richard has played the game’s Japanese arcade version, so you can read about his experience here to find out whether you should be looking forward to this one.
Dark Mewtwo is officially Shadow Mewtwo. A new trailer for Pokken Tournament clarifies the title of this weekend’s mutated cat creature.
Well, power is relative when it can be beaten by Gengar, but the new boss patched into arcade versions of the Pokémon fighting game is definitely a darker version of Mewtwo. (Update: the official name is Shadow Mewtwo.)
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.
Pokken Tournament, previously only available on arcades in Japan, is coming west for Wii U.
While Pokken may be a portmanteau word of “Pokémon” and “Tekken,” the actual game Pokkén Tournament is anything but a mixture of the two.
What, did you think that everyone’s favorite Pokémon would be left out of Pokken Tournament? As if!