Let’s Go Pikachu and Let’s Go Eevee might be the last time Junichi Masuda sits in the Pokémon director seat.
Starting this past Sunday, special Let’s Go, Pikachu! and Let’s Go, Eevee! Tokyo Metro trains have been making commutes more enjoyable.
Back in 1998, the debut Pokémon flick premiered in Japan. That feature film’s full name is Pocket Monsters the Movie: Mewtwo Strikes Back. Today in Japan, this year’s Pokémon summer movie opened in Japan and reportedly had a preview for next year’s, Mewtwo Strikes Back Evolution.
While the original 151 Pokémon are now world-famous, not every monster idea that Game Freak at the time made the cut. Earlier this week, we got a look at some of the creatures that never made it into the game, and fans are giving the designs a new life.
When I was younger, I liked to overtrain my Pokémon until they stopped listening to my every command. You could do this in older games and risk the consequences. I found it thrilling to know that, at any moment, maybe in a crucial battle, my Pokémon might not do as I say. Now that I’m the proud owner of four pets, I…
This isn’t Japan’s first Pokémon Cafe, but it is the country’s nicest one to date. As Kotaku previously reported, the cafe opens for business this month.
By now finding a “haunted” cartridge is a scary video game story cliche, but one series in sells the tale better than the rest. Pokémon’s piracy problem, coupled with fan’s’ hunger to see a mature monster-collecting game allowed “Pokémon Black” to become one of the most famous Pokémon creepypasta to ever dwell on the…
Pokémon’s new competitive rule-set goes live in January 2018, meaning that players everywhere are devising strategies based on the new monsters and movesets available in Ultra Sun and Moon. Let’s talk about some of the biggest additions that will have a major impact on the way competitors approach tournaments.
Pokémon fans everywhere have probably played the “who’s that Pokémon” game thanks to the anime, but what happens when the actual developers try it? Turns out, there are some Pokémon that truly defy description.
If you’ve finished Pokémon Sun, keep reading. But if not, you might want to sit this one out.
To get into the private Nintendo-themed bar “84,” you gotta either be a member or know someone. Its address isn’t listed, and the establishment is strictly card-carrying members only. No wonder the door makes a Zelda secret sound when opened.
Just as the first global mission for Pokémon Sun and Moon was a failure, the first mission for Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon was also, well, a bust.
Guzzlord the Ultra Beast may have appeared in the original Sun and Moon, but the latest games introduce this monster in one of the creepiest scenes in modern Pokémon games.
Last week, fans discovered that the latest Pokémon games reference beloved Nintendo CEO Satoru Iwata, who died in 2015. The easter egg is touching, but it’s also kind of brief. Here’s the full story behind how Iwata saved Pokémon—and a closer look at why the man became so legendary.
The original Sun and Moon are famed for having surprisingly dark story elements that redefined how we understood beloved monsters, along with core features such as Mega Evolution. Ultra Sun and Moon take that ball and run with it.
Pokémon fans know just how rare finding a “shiny” is: you can play multiple games across generations and never encounter monsters in a special coloring. Typically, you have a 1 in 4,000 chance of finding a shiny, which is pretty low. Ultra Sun and Moon change the odds by giving you another sure-fire way to find…