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
Last month it was revealed that fan favorite, Charizard, can achieve Mega Evolution, an extremely powerful form that only certain Pokémon can access during battles in the Pokémon X and Pokémon Y video games, which launch worldwide October 12 for the Nintendo 3DS. It is now known that Charizard can Mega Evolve into either Mega Charizard X or Mega Charizard Y!
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...