Posts Tagged ‘nintendo’
New Pokemon TCG Expansion, Animated Movie Announced Together

New Pokemon TCG Expansion, Animated Movie Announced Together

by Peter Paltridgeon August 3, 2016
Prepared for trouble? Make it double today with the announcement of the next animated Pokemon feature film WITHIN the announcement of the latest Pokemon Trading Card Game expansion. Both products have to do with the legendary, lava-based Pokemon Volcanion, that’s why. “Launching today at major retailers across the country, Pokémon TCG: XY—Steam Siege features Shiny […]

Niantic Tries To Address Recent Pokemon Go Complaints

by Peter Paltridgeon August 2, 2016
There are certain people I am glad I am not at the moment. I’m grateful that I haven’t been training for four years as an Olympic super-athlete only to face an extremely poisonous Rio riverbed and be told to jump in. I’m even more grateful to not be an employee at Niantic right now, the […]

The Great Gargantuan Pokemon Sun And Moon Infodump

The Great Gargantuan Pokemon Sun And Moon Infodump

by Peter Paltridgeon August 1, 2016
Happy Monday! Nintendo just released the largest update yet on Pokemon Sun and Moon’s content. FOURTEEN new Pokemon were revealed today, as well as several new game elements and a new battle strategy. I’m pleased to report that Pokemon battles will be spiced up for the first time in a while with a new option […]

All Kirby, All The Time In This Week’s Nintendo Download

by Peter Paltridgeon July 28, 2016
This week in the Nintendo Download, it’s Kirby’s birthday, and the company is celebrating with a sea of pink! Almost all the additions to the eShop are Kirby related, from a new Kirby: Planet Robobot demo, to the DS’s Kirby Mass Attack, to the long-awaited digital debut of Kirby’s Epic Yarn. There’s also Kirby’s Dream […]


Say Hello To Lady Layton, Professor Layton’s Daughter

by Peter Paltridgeon July 27, 2016
Men’s Rights Activists, get out your pitchforks. The new Professor Layton is a FEMALE!! First Ghostbusters and now this! They’re going to take over the world and must be stopped! In seriousness, though, who could get mad at a face like this? Developer Level 5 released the last Professor Layton game years ago and stated […]
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Pokemon Go Plus Has Been Delayed Into September

by Peter Paltridgeon July 27, 2016
Back when Nintendo and Niantic first announced Pokemon Go, they unveiled a special peripheral that would work in tandem with the app. The Pokemon Go Plus is a small device shaped like a map marker from the game. You tie it around your wrist and it tells you when Pokemon and Poke Stops are near […]


Reports Suggest The Nintendo NX Is A Console-Handheld Hybrid

by Peter Paltridgeon July 26, 2016
A new report from the website Eurogamer says Nintendo’s next console, codenamed the NX, isn’t really a console at all…or a handheld like the 3DS…..more like both. On the road it’s a handheld; at home it plugs into the TV and its controls detatch for big-TV gaming. Hopefully with more buttons than what is shown […]

SDCC 2016: There’s More Content Coming To Pokemon Go

by Peter Paltridgeon July 25, 2016
There was a Pokemon Go panel at SDCC this year, and it might have been smaller in another universe where the game didn’t catch on. The presentation was upgraded to Hall H to accommodate all the fans. The first thing developer Niantic did was reveal the identities of the respective leaders for Team Mystic, Team […]

Pokemon Live-Action Movie By Legendary Pictures Officially Greenlit

Pokemon Live-Action Movie By Legendary Pictures Officially Greenlit

by Peter Paltridgeon July 20, 2016
There was already a fierce bidding war over which movie studio would get the rights to harvest the latest property old enough to generate nostalgia (Pokemon), but events of the past month have accelerated the process. The recent phenomenon known as Pokemon Go lit a fire under the seats of execs and a deal was […]

Kirby Is About To Get His Own Restaurant Chain

by Peter Paltridgeon July 20, 2016
Poyo poyo! When dining in Japan, Kirby Kirby Kirby is the name you should know. The pink puffball is about to launch his own string of cafes, Kirby Cafe, around the metropolises of Japan. You’ll also be able to get Kirby-themed merchandise such as pillows, buttons and phone cases, but the food is the main […]