Seemingly every big Pokémon game leaks ahead of time, and a new generation of entries may follow suit. Over the last few days, a series of online posts purporting knowledge of the next major pocket monsters game have caught fire within the Pokémon community. If real, these leaks promise Pokémon games that are…
Nintendo may be keeping the 3DS on life support at this point, but there are still reasons to boot up the handheld console. Detective Pikachu, released in North America last week, makes an especially compelling case for any fans of Pokémon who want to learn a bit more about the world of pocket monsters.
Tomorrow is Pokémon Day, the 22nd anniversary of the Japanese release of Pokémon Red and Green. The Pokémon Company’s got a bunch of treats lined up for fans, from a new Snapchat filter to a special Pikachu showing up in Pokémon GO. My favorite? This giant-sized Charizard Pokémon Gallery figure.
It’s new Pokemon Trading Card Game expansion day, and fans are tearing into thousands of Sun & Moon Ultra Prism booster packs, searching for powerful new additions to their decks. I’ve only got four boosters, but no deck, so I like my odds.
The 3DS game Detective Pikachu is coming to the west in March, The Pokémon Company said today, and with it comes a giant Amiibo that’s nearly double the size of a standard Pikachu.
Pokemon Go is discontinuing support for Apple devices that can’t upgrade to iOS 11—in other words, starting February 28, your iPhone 5 won’t be able to play it. “This change is a result of improvements to Pokémon Go that push the application beyond the capabilities of the operating systems on such devices,” says 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 The Movie: I Choose You! makes its theatrical debut outside of Japan via a pair of special showings November 5 and 6. Moviegoers will score a special trading card and a QR code to unlock a hat-wearing Pikachu in Sun and Moon. Check Fathom Events for tickets and locations.
The Nintendo Switch is a hit, especially in Japan. But before the hardware was released, Pokémon Company CEO Tsunekazu Ishihara told Nintendo it wasn’t going to be successful.
Competitive Pokémon has four main zones in North America, Europe, Latin America and the Asian-Pacific region, with countries such as Japan and South Korea running their own system. While that covers most of the world, it does leave a large gap on the map in the Middle East. This system leaves some players, such as…
The Pokémon anime debuted in Japan back in 1997, following the adventures of ten-year-old Ash, Pikachu, and their friends. That was nearly twenty years ago. Ash might still be 10, but he sure has changed.
Competitive Pokémon players usually forfeit matches with seemingly unbeatable odds. But the first day of the North American Pokémon International Championships is a perfect lesson in why never giving up can pay off.
The Pokémon Company offered players a chance to mix things up last weekend with an online competition where only shrimp-sized monsters could strut their stuff.
Nick Navarre, a top competitive Pokémon player from the US, won last weekend’s Roanoke Regional Championships with a unique team that included what many consider the weakest Alolan Guardian: Tapu Bulu.
The second wave of Pokémon Gallery figures have hit The Pokemon Company’s online store, giving Psyduck, Cubone, Jigglypuff and Vulpix a chance to show off their signature moves in style.
In Japan, Bandai is releasing a set of Poké Ball. There’s a total of 11 different Poké Balls in the set, and while they’re designed to hold candy (and not, you know, Pocket Monsters), these replicas are rather handsome.
You thought the Pokémon Sun Moon was all silliness and sunshine? Wrong! Yesterday’s episode was a real tearjerker.
That is, paint them awesomely. You know, like Lunumbra does.
This really should’ve happened years ago, but here we are, Usain Bolt and Pokémon together at last.