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Skylanders Now Come In Card Form With “Battlecast”

by Peter Paltridgeon May 24, 2016
Is Disney’s cancellation of the Infinity line a sign that the bottom has fallen out of the toy-to-game market? The venerable Skylanders franchise, which started the whole genre, is two steps ahead in the event that happens: cards always sell, and Skylanders can now be collected as cards too. Skylanders Battlecast is the name of […]
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Darkrai And Other Legendary Pokemon Have Now Arrived

by Peter Paltridgeon May 2, 2016
It’s a big month for Pokemon, no matter what branch of the franchise you enjoy best. There’s something new and shiny (sometimes literally shiny) for everyone throughout the month of May. You’ll be able to get the Mythical Pokemon Darkrai in modern-gen Pokemon titles for the first time by heading to Gamestop and picking up […]

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The Top 10 Most Epic Generation I Pokemon

by Todd Blackon April 29, 2016
Nintendo may not be doing so hot as a company right now, but the Pokemon franchise has never been stronger. The next generation is coming via Sun/Moon, the anime is still going on, and the original games that were recently re-released have sold over 1.5 million copies. Add that to the hopefully good Pokemon Go, […]
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The Top 10 Weirdest Looking Pokemon!

by Todd Blackon February 28, 2016
For 20 years, Pokemon has been gracing our video game systems, televisions, and even movie screens. And in 20 years, the same simple truth still holds, you “Gotta Catch’em All!” But, for every generation of Pokemon, there are certain standards you expect. Some fun and good starter Pokemon to begin your journey, legendary Pokemon that […]

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Pokemon Day Is Upon Us

by Peter Paltridgeon February 24, 2016
This Saturday marks the 20th anniversary of Pokemon, counting their Japanese debut in February of 1996. The Pokemon Company and Nintendo will be ramping up the celebration over the next few days. A lot of events have already been announced, but there may be more still: a Pokemon Direct live video has been scheduled for […]
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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… Discuss on the Toonzone Forums
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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 […]