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Travis, David, Saul, and Adrienne all get you ready with News… and the road to the VGCs. Are you ready to take on the world with your 6 Pokémon? These guys (and gal) will prep you to be the very best! Cut and Edited by SBJ. Enjoy!

Host: Travis | Guests: Saul, David, and Adrienne

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2011 Video Game Championship

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Join players from around the world and get ready to compete in the 2011 Pokémon Video Game Championship series! The series starts this spring and consists of multiple events across the United States and Europe—events where anyone can compete. Top players from the National Championships will be invited to the Pokémon Video Game World Championships, taking place this August in San Diego, California!

Here’s a quick snapshot of the major changes you’ll see at the 2011 Pokémon Video Game Championship competitions.

All of the events will be played exclusively on Pokémon Black Version and Pokémon White Version, which will launch in early March. Players will be limited to Pokémon from the Unova Pokédex only, and no two Pokémon on a player’s team can have the same Pokédex number.

Players will compete in one of three age divisions, based on their date of birth:

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How Serious is Nintendo?

We are all super excited for this years Pokémon VGC to happen. It takes place worldwide at various locations usually starting in May. Now since the rules and restrictions maybe be different this year. Let's do a little preparation before we get to far into training our teams. 

I'm so nerdy I read the entire regulation guide. Here is some stuff to consider:

The use of external devices to alter the Pokémon in a player's party is expressly forbidden. Random checks will be performed throughout the tournament to determine whether or not an external device has been used to modify a player's party. Players found to have Pokémon that have been tampered with will be disqualified from the event, regardless of whether the player tampered with his or her game or received a Pokémon or item that was tampered with by someone other than the player. It is the player's responsibility to have legal Pokémon. Event officials have the final...

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MOTW (Move of the Week): Earthquake

Considered one of the most powerful moves in the video game, Earthquake has become one of the most widely used moves across the field of battle. You honestly can’t go wrong with choosing it to add to your team. Who doesn’t want a move that has 100 power and 100% accuracy? Well, I’m going to try and break down the do’s and dont’s of this super powerful move.

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