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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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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 […]

Volcanion Officially Introduced To The Pokemon Family

Volcanion Officially Introduced To The Pokemon Family

by Peter Paltridgeon December 15, 2015
The Pokemon Company has officially announced a new (in relative terms) Mythical Pokemon: some kind of crab-rock-tire combination called Volcanion. What makes him so special? This is the first Pokemon in any game that happens to be both Fire and Water-type at the same time. The official description goes into detail…. Unlike any other Pokémon, […]
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Xenoblade Is Back In This Week’s Nintendo Download

by Peter Paltridgeon December 3, 2015
This week in the Nintendo Download, it’s the moment RPG fans have been waiting for all year: the remarkable Wii title Xenoblade Chronicles has a sequel, and this time it should be easier to find! As members of the last human colony fleeing a destroyed Earth, you crash-land on the planet Mira and must explore […]

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Typoman Apeers In This Wek’s Nintendo Downlorde

by Peter Paltridgeon November 19, 2015
This week in the Nintendo Download, it’s the triumphant debut of TYPOMAN, the indie game where words solve everything, just like in Mario Teaches Typing (only much better than that)! Run across a lake and a stormcloud? Just find a D and add it to the word RAIN to DRAIN the lake and cross! If […]
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Cloud Joins Smash Bros, And Other Revelations From Today’s Nintendo Direct

by Peter Paltridgeon November 12, 2015
Nintendo held their first live Nintendo Direct since the death of Satoru Iwata this afternoon at 2 Pacific. Most of what was covered were games we already knew about, except now most of them have release dates. Mario and Luigi: Paper Jam comes January 22. Star Fox Zero is slated for April 22. Pokken Tournament […]

New Pokemon Go Phone Game Takes Place In "Reality"

New Pokemon Go Phone Game Takes Place In “Reality”

by Peter Paltridgeon September 10, 2015
Until now Nintendo’s dabbles in the phone market have been a couple of cheap freemium titles that haven’t attracted much attention. This is the first effort that’s making people’s heads turn: Pokemon Go, an augmented reality game that lets you catch them all — in your own neighborhood. Produced by Niantic, a company that’ previously […]
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Stream A Pair Of Pokemon Movies Starting Today

by Peter Paltridgeon August 31, 2015
The Pokemon Company has informed us that two movies from the large catalog of Poke-films that have stacked up over the years have now been released for ownership on streaming platforms. Pokemon: Lucario and the Mystery of Mew, plus Pokemon Ranger and the Temple of the Sea, are both ready to watch starting today. For a […]

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Holy Dodrio! Pokken Tournament Coming To Wii U!

by Peter Paltridgeon August 21, 2015
Last year it was revealed Nintendo and Namco were teaming up to create a Poke-fied version of the Tekken series entitled Pokken Tournament. The fighter was originally announced to be an arcade exclusive, which let a lot of people down, but they perked back up after the restaurant chain Dave and Busters expressed interest in […]
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Pokemon Trainers: Get Shiny Rayquaza This Month Only

by Peter Paltridgeon August 12, 2015
Today is the day Pokémon TCG: XY—Ancient Origins, the next expansion in the Pokémon Trading Card Game, makes its official arrival in stores. In honor of the occasion, Nintendo and The Pokemon Company are giving out a Shiny Rayquaza to all trainers who ask for one. Rayquaza is killer to have in double-team battles, because it can […]