Charizard, Pikachu, Meowth, and more get special BIG Pokémon treatment in the latest Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield trailer. Pokémon Masters has a roadmap based on last week's apology. Niantic is rolling out a map update to GO, as well as, a new $8.99 event that seems like a worldwide GO Fest. With Sword/Shield around the corner, an embargo lifted in regards to the first 90 mins of gameplay. We pull information from Eurogamer, IGN, The Verge, and Game Informer in regards to this news.Read More
Uxie, Mesprit, and Azelf surface in regional raids and in the wild for Pokémon GO. New Pokémon cases are coming out this week, along with Detective Pikachu. Unbroken Bonds, the newest Pokémon TCG set, got released over the weekend with a brand new Charizard card that is actually pretty good. Also, a new app has been released by The Pokémon Company called Pokémon Pass.Read More
The Pokémon Company International has unveiled its first-ever Super Bowl TV commercial, which will air during the third quarter of Super Bowl 50 on February 7 celebrating the 20th anniversary of the franchise. How many hidden secrets can we find in the Pokémon Super Bowl commercial? Train On!Read More
In this episode SBJ, Travis, and Will cover news about new items in the Pokémon Center online store, new TCG Mewtwo cards, more tour dates for Pokémon Symphonic Evolutions, and a rerelease of the first Pokémon movie. We also got a chance to sit down with Jake Paque. Jake is the voice actor of Professor Sycamore in the Pokémon XY Animated Series. Enjoy!Read More
Earlier today, Masahiro Sakurai, director of the Super Smash Bros. series, held a rather lengthy Nintendo Direct focusing entirely on the upcoming entries in the series, Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and 3DS. Although the near-forty-minute presentation contained enough information to choke a Rapidash, Pokémon fans will find four bits of news particularly interesting.Read More
The newest addition to the Pokémon Trading Card Game, the Pokémon TCG: XY—Flashfire expansion, will be available in retail stores nationwide on Wednesday, May 7, 2014. Pokémon TCG: XY—Flashfire brings the fan-favorite Mega Charizard to the Pokémon Trading Card Game with two awesome Mega Charizard-EX cards.Read More
The Pokémon Daisuki Club (the principal Japanese Pokémon fan club) website and CoroCoro Magazine (a publication noted for breaking many Pokémon-related news stories) have confirmed not one, but two new Pokémon Battle Trozei!-themed 3DS LL (the name Japan uses for the 3DS XL) models. The first model is white with 113 different Pokémon faces on the front cover. These Pokémon are mostly random and feature Mewtwo, Charizard, Xerneas, Yveltal, and Zygarde.Read More
In a surprising twist announced this morning during a special Nintendo Direct presentation, Pokémon X and Pokémon Y players do not receive Chespin, Fennekin, or Froakie from Professor Sycamore but are in fact given the choice of a classic partner Pokémon—Bulbasaur, Charmander, or Squirtle—from the very first Pokémon games, Pokémon Red and Pokémon Blue! Adding to the excitement, once a player has evolved this Pokémon into Venusaur, Charizard, or Blastoise and obtained its unique Mega Stone, the Pokémon will be able to Mega Evolve while in battle.Mega Venusaur, Mega Charizard, and Mega Blastoise will possess overwhelming powers never before seen in a Pokémon game. Players can choose fan favorite Bulbasaur, Charmander, or Squirtle whenPokémon X and Pokémon Y launch worldwide October 12, 2013, for the Nintendo 3DS family of systems.
More secrets about Mega Evolution were also revealed today. It was previously announced that certain Pokémon needed to hold a unique Mega Stone in order to Mega Evolve, but now it’s known that there is a second requirement players must fulfill for Mega Evolution to occur. Trainers must also obtain a bracelet called the Mega Ring...