344 Pokémon Platinum Woes [Featuring Jan Ochoa from Giant Bomb]

344 Pokémon Platinum Woes [Featuring Jan Ochoa from Giant Bomb]

Featuring Jan Ochoa from Giant Bomb (interview starts at 36 mins into the episode). Jan talks about his time with Pokémon GO and his thoughts and feelings on Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu & Let's Go Eevee. We also touch on Jan's history with the Pokémon series. After putting 40+ hours into Pokémon Platinum, SBJ expresses how the game doesn't feel unique compared to Pokémon Black & White or Pokémon X/Y. Pokémon GO news is upon us, with more Sinnoh Pokémon being added. Finally, if we had to erase one Pokémon forever, who would we pick? 

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002 Hello Kanto: Cerulean City, Misty

002 Hello Kanto: Cerulean City, Misty

Episode 002 of our Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu and Let's Go Eevee coverage. In this episode, SBJ and Greg run down the balance between catching and battling. After we spent hours in Mt. Moon, we challenged the Nugget Bridge, met Bill, adored the bike store, and battled Misty. There is nothing but charm and delight in these games, but they are not without issues, we discuss the Poké Ball Plus, the pacing, and finding rare Pokémon. 

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333 Masuda's Last Pokémon Game

333 Masuda's Last Pokémon Game

A huge interview off Pokémon.com with GAME FREAK’s Junichi Masuda (Director) and Kensaku Nabana. Masuda talks about how this may be the last Pokémon game that he directs. We also hear about the inspiration of why Let's Go Pikachu and Let's Go Eevee is being made. On top of that, some Pokémon GO news, and the new TCG set, Lost Thunder, is out now! GameStop also has Ho-Oh and Lugia download codes now!

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332 Meltan Evolves Into Melmetal

332 Meltan Evolves Into Melmetal

The spooky Pokémon GO Event is here! Catch yourself a Shiny Drifloon or just try to get yourself a haunted Spiritomb before November! We get more information about Meltan, including that it's the first known Mythical Pokémon to evolve! Our question of the week let's us think about our favorite episodes of the anime, and our Pokemon of the week will for sure fit in your nightmares.

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331 Become a Master Trainer

331 Become a Master Trainer

We break down a huge interview with Masuda that was from Eurogamer. We talk about this past Pokémon GO Community Day, Gen 4 coming to Pokémon GO, and the new GO regionals too. Master Trainers seem to be the only post game offered for Let's Go Pikachu and Let's Go Eevee, so we offer our thoughts on that and the thoughts on Masuda not wanting eggs in this game. A tiny bit of Pokémon TCG news this episode too! 

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329 Let's Go Merchandise

329 Let's Go Merchandise

New HORI merchandise is coming for Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu & Eevee. A Psychic event is now taking place in Pokémon GO with a new hat Pikachu that visited this past weekend. Zeraora is coming to GameStop, and new Legendary Pokémon will be available at Target this month. With NES and SNES Classics selling off shelves, will we see something regarding a Gameboy Classic?

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327 The NEW Pokémon Appeared in Pokémon GO?

327 The NEW Pokémon Appeared in Pokémon GO?

A new Pokémon has appeared in Pokémon GO! This would be the 808th Pokémon that we know about? Mass confusion has hit the Pokémon world as we try to piece together who or what this "new" Pokémon is and how it fits into this past weekend's Community Day. Held items and Abilities have been removed from Let's Go Pikachu & Let's Go Eevee! Some games press had hands-on impressions of PikaVee and we talk about that. The newest TCG set confirms that Zeraora is leaving Japan and coming to our 3DSs. Also, something about more Pokémon Funko Pops are coming...

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