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News: Pokémon Hanafuda Playing Cards Hitting Japan This Month

Pokémon Hanafuda Playing Cards Hitting Japan This Month

Is Nintendo going back to its roots?

As we all know, Nintendo started life not as a video game maker (that would have been hard in the 1880s) but as a card manufacturer. The company seems to be going back to its roots to celebrate the launch of Pokémon X & Y, as a site has just gone live in Japan with the title "Pokémon Hanafuda". There's a...

News: Wild Pokémon Appear! Aromatisse and Slurpuff Announced for Pokémon X & Y

Wild Pokémon Appear! Aromatisse and Slurpuff Announced for Pokémon X & Y

What the smell!?

Two new Pokémon have been revealed ahead of Pokémon X & Y's global release next week, and it seems that the sense of smell is a running theme with these two creatures. Slurpuff, the evolved form of cotton candy Pokémon Swirlix, looks equally as pink and fluffy as its earlier form. However, its most impressive feature is that...

News: UK Boy Band Union J Sign Up To Promote Pokémon X & Y

UK Boy Band Union J Sign Up To Promote Pokémon X & Y

Following in the footsteps of fellow X Factor stars One Direction

It has been revealed that UK act Union J will be working with The Pokémon Company International to promote the forthcoming Pokémon X & Y. In you're from outside of the United Kingdom, you may well be wondering who Union J are. Billed by many in the music industry as the next...

Out Now: Pokémon X & Y 3DS XL Models Arrive in North America and PAL Regions

Pokémon X & Y 3DS XL Models Arrive in North America and PAL Regions

Gotta collect 'em all

With the arrival of Pokémon X & Y now just two weeks away, at the time of writing, it's perhaps worth a reminder that new 3DS XL hardware has been released to celebrate the titles. The pictured systems hit stores on 27th September in North America and PAL regions, priced $199.99 U.S. / £179.99 / €199.99. As the...

News: Pokémon Origins Coming to Pokémon TV in November

Pokémon Origins Coming to Pokémon TV in November

Gotta watch 'em all

The official Pokémon website has confirmed that the upcoming mini-series Pokémon Origins will be available to watch exclusively on Pokémon TV from 15th November. The upcoming four-part adventure is based closely on the very first Pokémon games, Pokémon Red & Blue, meaning that Ash Ketchum is nowhere to be found. The...

News: Doublade Revealed for Pokémon X & Y, an Evolution of Honedge

Doublade Revealed for Pokémon X & Y, an Evolution of Honedge

Not the sharpest name, perhaps?

The Pokémon Company recently teased a new evolution announcement for Pokémon X & Y, and as promised it's used its Facebook page to make the big reveal. What it's unveiled is an evolution of the new Steel / Ghost Type Honedge; as you can see above this one will, appropriately, be called Doublade. Its height is...

Interview: Junichi Masuda and Hironobu Yoshida Discuss Pokémon X and Y, Mega Evolutions and the 2DS

Junichi Masuda and Hironobu Yoshida Discuss Pokémon X and Y, Mega Evolutions and the 2DS

On the road to Luminose City

On 12th October budding Pokémon masters will be able to explore first-hand the beautiful polygonal 3D environments of the French-inspired region of Kalos, where trainers rush around on roller-skates and a giant Ryhorn snoozes outside your front door. We caught up with Pokémon X and Y's Director Junichi Masuda and...

News: Pokémon X & Y Nearly Had a Feature To Translate Pokémon Cries

Pokémon X & Y Nearly Had a Feature To Translate Pokémon Cries

"Stop force-feeding me Poké Puffs!"

October is just around the bend, which means you'll soon be able to try out the intriguing new features tucked away in Pokémon X & Y, such as Pokémon Amie and Super Training. But what about the features that didn't quite make the final cut? We recently spoke with Director Junichi Masuda and Designer...

First Impressions: Pokémon X & Y

Pokémon X & Y

Katy and Martin go hands-on

We were recently lucky enough to get some hands-on time with Pokémon X & Y, and see in advance what sort of impact the new 3D engine and gameplay has had on the core Pokémon franchise. As two of us were able to attend the event and both experience the game individually on some shiny 2DS systems, our first...

News: Junichi Masuda Confirms That the Pokémon X & Y Overworld is 2D Only

Junichi Masuda Confirms That the Pokémon X & Y Overworld is 2D Only

"We really wanted to make the overworld as beautiful as possible"

There has been some online chatter over the past 24 hours suggesting that the overworld in Pokémon X & Y is 2D only, naturally leading to some disappointment amongst all of the hype around the title. Speaking to Digital Spy, director Junichi Masuda confirmed that to be the case,...

Video: This Japanese Pokémon X & Y Overview Trailer is Almost Too Epic

This Japanese Pokémon X & Y Overview Trailer is Almost Too Epic

All aboard...

Update: Courtesy of a heads up from NintenDaan, we've now uploaded a higher quality version of this trailer and some 3DS eShop commercials below. Enjoy! Original Article: Pokémon X & Y is coming rather soon, and if you didn't know that then you're clearly not paying any attention to the world of the 3DS. Its arrival on 12th...