Pokemon

Games Review: Pokemon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon (3DS, 2017) are sweet swan songs for the handheld franchise

November 25, 2017

Fans of the long-running Pokemon RPG series should already know what to expect when the franchise rolls into out a new generation. It all starts with an initial pair of handheld titles – in this case Pokemon Sun and Pokemon Moon – which is then followed up a year-or-so later with what is essentially a […]

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Video Games Review: Pokkén Tournament DX (Switch, 2017) brings the pain

September 19, 2017

Given that I skipped the Wii U generation of Nintendo consoles (a decision I absolutely do not regret), I managed to miss Pokkén Tournament when it originally released. For those who made a similar decision, it’s time to go back on it – Pokkén Tournament DX is one of the most enjoyable and incredibly addictive […]

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E3 2017: Not to alarm anyone, but Nintendo just announced a Pokemon RPG for the Switch

June 14, 2017

Slipped in amongst this morning’s Nintendo Spotlight E3 2017 presentation was an acknowledgement by The Pokemon Company’s Tsunekazu Ishihara that an entry in the mainline series of Pokemon RPG’s is in development for the Nintendo Switch.

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Pokemon developer Game Freak is hiring staff for a mystery console title

March 21, 2017

Pokemon developer Game Freak have caused a bit of a stir in the last few days following a pair of openings on job recruitment website Indeed. While there’s certainly nothing set in stone at this point, there are several indicators that point to a potential new console-based Pokemon title.

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Pokemon Go evolves at last: Gen 2 monsters and new game mechanics coming this week

February 16, 2017

After much begging and cursing Niantic have finally given us their biggest announcement since the mega successful Pokemon Go app debuted in July of last year. That announcement is Generation 2, and we’re talking an actual Gen 2 release, not a bunch of baby Pokemon you can only hatch from eggs. Sometime over the next […]

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Video Games Review: Pokemon Sun and Moon (3DS, 2016) stands as one of the finest in the entire series

December 5, 2016

Niantic’s Pokemon Go quite obviously paved the way for the next installment in traditional handheld Pokemon games to make a big impact on the video game market. We are now in the seventh generation of the irresistible RPG series and, as expected, dual titles Pokemon Sun and Pokemon Moon have been breaking sales records since release.... Continue Reading

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Pokemon Go quietly adds 100 new Pokemon you can’t catch just yet

December 1, 2016

The game detectives are at it again. In a post over at The Silph Road Pokemon fan site, a deep dive into the code of the latest version of Pokemon GO has revealed that the recently-released Ditto was not the only monster added to the game. Indeed, as many as 100 monsters from the Generation 2 era have […]

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Nintendo release heartbreaking theme song for Pokemon Sun & Moon‘s Pikachu impersonator

October 22, 2016

Earlier this year, Nintendo revealed the model for a peculiar looking sack Pokemon named Mimikyu  and, in so doing, introduced the world to one of the most bizarre and tragic backstories ever written for a video game character. The reason for its appearance as a badly drawn and malnourished version of superstar Pikachu: it’s just lonely […]

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EB Games to give away first Fire/Water type Pokemon, Volcanion

September 22, 2016

Gone are the days of catching them all in-game, it seems. Now, EB Games just gives you a damn code and you get a new Pokemon. The trials and tribulations of a Pokemon trainers are so crazy.

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Writers of Guardians of the Galaxy and Gravity Falls to pen live-action Pokemon movie

August 19, 2016

Variety reports that writers Nicole Perlman and Alex Hirsch are in negotiations to pen Legendary’s upcoming live-action Pokemon film (yes, that’s a thing) based around the recently introduced character “Detective Pikachu”.... Continue Reading

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