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MCM Comic Con Continues EU Expansion In 2016 With Hannover And Brussels Events

by Grant Whiteon January 27, 2016
With their London event standing as the world’s current third largest comic convention and similar events being held across the UK, MCM have announced their continued expansion into continental Europe with two new events. Already hosting events in Stockholm and Malmo, MCM Hannover Comic Con will be hosted 4th-5th June at Hannover Messe and MCM […]
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Pokemon Celebrates Their 20th Anniversary With A Super Bowl Commercial

by Alex Beanon January 26, 2016
I can do this, you can do this, we can do this. Oh yeah, and Pokemon can do this – by celebrating their 20th anniversary with a Super Bowl commercial…

The Pokemon Super Bowl Commercial Is Now Online

The Pokemon Super Bowl Commercial Is Now Online

by Peter Paltridgeon January 25, 2016
As we previously reported, Pokemon are headed to the Super Bowl to run a special ad touting the 20th anniversary of their existence. Now The Pokemon Company has released the ad itself in its entirety — and it’s longer than what we’ll get in two weeks. Below is the 60-second version of the ad; what […]
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Pokemon’s 20th Anniversary Plans In America

by Peter Paltridgeon January 13, 2016
Japan is gearing up for a big celebration in honor of the Pokemon franchise’s 20th anniversary — the first game was released there in February of 1996. Despite the fact that the mons weren’t imported to the US until two and a half years later (making 2016 more of an 18th birthday for us), The […]

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MCM Expo Group Rebrands As Part Of Expansion For Cultural Events, Announces GamerMania London

by Grant Whiteon January 6, 2016
Having recently expanded into mainland Europe following several years of annual conventions within the UK (with recent numbers rivalling those of America’s prestigious San Diego Comic Con), the MCM Expo Group have rebranded as MCM Central as part of a committed focus to expand beyond the Comic Cons that have made their name. The first […]
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Original Pokemon Card Game Set To Be Reprinted For 20th Anniversary

by Peter Paltridgeon December 29, 2015
Pokemon is about to turn 20. The entire franchise began in Japan in February of 1996 with the Red and Green Game Boy carts, followed by the original Pokemon Trading Card Game starter pack. In honor of the occasion, both those things will be rereleased, though only the card game is feasible to be reprinted […]

The Pokemon Company Expands Digital Content Reach

The Pokemon Company Expands Digital Content Reach

by Peter Paltridgeon August 6, 2015
The company behind all things Pokemon is going aggressively after kids who own tablets this summer, expanding the digital Poke-presence with the apps Camp Pokemon and Pokemon TV. Both apps serve different portions of the fanbase. The Camp Pokemon app is geared more toward fans of the card game. Its main attraction is the Pokemon TCG […]
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Gundam UK Fan Convention Under Planning For 2016

by Grant Whiteon July 22, 2015
Japan-Cool, a Leeds based seller for imported ‘Gunpla’ plastic models from the popular Mobile Suit Gundam franchise, have announced plans for a UK Gundam fan convention titled G-Con to be held in 2016. The focus of the event is currently planned to cover such community events as cosplay, movie screenings, a cafe and sales/tutorials of […]

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Hoopa and Shiny Legendary Pokémon debut in Pokémon TCG: XY–Ancient Origins

by Peter Paltridgeon July 1, 2015
Ever since Hoopa made his debut in Pokemon X and Y, fans have wondered when he was going to make his debut in the Pokemon Trading Card Game. That time is coming soon, as The Pokemon Company announced today. Pokémon TCG: XY–Ancient Origins is the newest expansion to the long-running card series that’s been a […]
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One Of These Days, MCM- Bang! Zoom! New Logo To The Moon!

by Grant Whiteon April 10, 2015
After several years of providing gatherings for fans of cult entertainment across the UK and recently moving into similar events within mainland Europe, the MCM Expo group have unveiled plans to formally refer to said events consistently as MCM Comic Cons. The movie includes a redesigned website, an updated Twitter account (@MCMComicCon) and a new […]