Pokemon

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Are Out This November

Get ready to catch ‘em all like it’s 2007 because the recently revealed remakes of Pokemon Diamond and Pokemon Pearl finally have a release date. Both games will drop simultaneously on November 19th 2021 for the Nintendo Switch. Alright, a pair of already announced Pokemon titles coming out in the early winter isn’t exactly earth shattering news, these things come out like clockwork. What was surprising was how Nintendo decided to break the news.. #PokemonLegendsArceus. January 28,...

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Pokemon Masters Surpasses 10 Million Downloads In Just 4 Days

DeNA Co., Ltd., and The Pokémon Company, today announced that the new mobile game Pokémon Masters has surpassed 10 million downloads worldwide across Android and iOS devices since launching on August 29th, 2019. Pokémon Masters is a strategy and battling game where players form teams of sync pairs (the combination of a Trainer and their partner Pokémon) to engage in 3-on-3 real-time battles against AI opponents. The game takes place in an all-new location, the island of...

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First trailer drops for Detective Pikachu live action movie…and it looks amazing

It’s here. The trailer for the first-ever live-action Pokémon movie, POKÉMON Detective Pikachu. To be honest this movie dropped off my radar. After the logo reveal a few months ago I didn’t think we’d get a trailer this soon, so when it dropped today I was curious. And now I’m super excited for the film. POKÉMON Detective Pikachu stars Ryan Reynolds as the titular character in the first-ever live-action movie based on the iconic Pokémon franchise. Fans...

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Pokémon Yellow remake coming to Switch with multiplayer and Pokémon GO integration

Return to the Kanto region and experience a classic Pokémon journey in a whole new way. Nintendo and the Pokémon Company revealled today that there are two new Pokémon games coming to the Nintendo Switch this year. While the logos and names leaked earlier in the month, the news was made official today. The pair of games are based on the special Pokémon Yellow: Special Pikachu Edition game for the GameBoy which was originally released in 1998....

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New mythical Pokémon Zeraora announced for Ultra Sun and Moon

Nintendo revealed a brand new mythical Pokémon today – Zeraora. This Pokémon creates a powerful magnetic field by emitting strong electric currents from the pads on its hands and feet. It can use this magnetic field to levitate and move through the air at high speed. Its max speed is said to be about the same as that of a lightning strike. The bio for the Pokémon from the website states that unlike most Electric-type Pokémon, it...

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April legendary Pokémon distributed via Pokémon Trainer Club newsletter…again

Just like in March, codes for April’s legendary pair of Entei or Raikou will be available exclusively via the Pokémon Trainer Club newsletter arriving in April. I missed the deadline last month to sign up for an account, though a lot of people have complained that even though they had signed up they never got the newsletter. You can sign up for one for free here, though it appears you’ll need to sign up multiple times with...

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Nintendo Celebrates The Anniversary of Japanese Gen 1 Release With Pokemon Day Freebies

Today marks the 22nd anniversary of Pokemon Red Version and Pokemon Green Version for the original Gameboy in Japan. To celebrate “Pokemon Day”, Nintendo is offering up a brand new 3DS theme, a Detective Pikachu Wallpaper and printable “Pokemon Day” cards over on the My Nintendo service. In order to nab the absolutely adorable sleeping Pikachu 3DS theme you’ll need to spend 100 platinum coins per code. Each my Nintendo account can claim up to 3 free...

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Legendary 2018 distribution Pokémon revealled

Nintendo and The Pokémon Company have revealled the distribution Pokémon being released in 2018. Last year the Pokémon were distributed via GameStop store (EB Games in Canada) and also as free downloads through the Pokémon Sun and Moon games. It’s unclear if that will be the case again this year, but the first Pokémon to be released will be done via code cards at GameStop (EB Games) stores again. In celebration of the amazing power of Legendary...

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New Nintendo 2DS XL Pikachu Edition Launches on January 26

Nintendo announced today that a New Nintendo 2DS XL system featuring Pikachu’s iconic face launches in stores in January. The system will retail for a suggested retail price of $159.99 USD. The New Nintendo 2DS XL Pikachu Edition system is an eye-catching yellow design featuring a stylized close-up of Pikachu’s face. As with all Nintendo 2DS systems, the New Nintendo 2DS XL Pikachu Edition system plays Nintendo 3DS games in 2D. “The New Nintendo 2DS XL Pikachu...

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Detective Pikachu coming to 3DS on March 23rd

Take the role of young Tim Goodman and explore with his talkative partner Pikachu in the action-adventure game Detective Pikachu, coming to the Nintendo 3DS family on March 23rd, 2018. Tim and this gruff, coffee-drinking Pikachu have teamed up to investigate the disappearance of Tim’s father. Look for clues, talk to witnesses, and uncover the secrets of Ryme City! A special Pikachu and his friend Tim uncover the mysteries of Ryme City in Detective Pikachu for systems in the Nintendo...

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Pokémon Movie Melodies sountrack now available online

The new Pokémon Movie Music Collection is now available online. The soundtrack features songs from many of the Pokémon feature films, including the recently released Pokémon the Movie: I Choose You! The album is an 11-song collection featuring music from the four most recent Pokémon movies plus, for the first time, you can listen to a full-length version of the theme song from Pokémon the Movie: Hoopa and the Clash of Ages. This collection is available for...

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Pokémon Crystal coming to Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS on January 26th

When it launched in Japan 17 years ago, Pokémon Crystal introduced many new and exciting elements to the beloved Pokémon franchise. The game, an expanded version of the popular Pokémon Gold and Pokémon Silver games, was the first in the Pokémon franchise to allow players to choose between a boy or girl playable character, as well as being the first game to introduce animations during Pokémon battles. Now this groundbreaking game is coming to Nintendo eShop on...

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Legendaries, Team Rocket, and bosses return in Pokémon Ultra Sun and Moon

They’re back! In Pokémon Ultra Sun and Pokémon Ultra Moon, the greatest villainous organization in history appears! It’s Team Rainbow Rocket—made up of the bosses from past titles in the Pokémon series! The boss of Team Rainbow Rocket is none other than Giovanni, who was also the boss of the villainous organization known as Team Rocket in Pokémon Red and Pokémon Blue, the first games in the Pokémon series. But that’s not the worst of it—Giovanni has...

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Pick up your Shiny Silvally at EB Games stores

Starting today you can add the uniquely colored version of the Synthetic Pokémon Silvally to your team, but only while supplies last. Power up your Pokémon party with a bit of Legendary Pokémon flair by visiting a participating EB Games (Gamestop in the United States) where you can pick up a code card that allows Trainers to receive a Shiny Silvally in their copy of Pokémon Sun or Pokémon Moon. Shiny Silvally radiates in battle with its...

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Update coming for Pokkén Tournament DX

Nintendo has announced an update coming for Pokkén Tournament DX, including some additional content. The planned features will include Online Team Battles in which players will be able to play with friends in teams online. You can pick three Pokémon each and head into battle to enjoy heated fights with other players. Official groups from Pokkén Tournament DX will be open in the Group Match online battle mode. Coming soon after the update, there will be official...

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