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News: More Than 1500 Cheaters Took Part in Pokémon's 2013 Global Showdown

More Than 1500 Cheaters Took Part in Pokémon's 2013 Global Showdown

Those monsters

Earlier in the Summer The Pokémon Company hosted the 2013 Global Showdown, a WiFi tournament for Pokémon Black and White 2, which some undoubtedly used for practice ahead of other tournaments. It was open to 50,000 competitors, but it's now been revealed that 1,558 of those that took part were cheaters, utilising smartphone apps to...

Rumour: Potential Wii U Pokémon Title Could be a Fighting Game Called Pokkén Fighters

Potential Wii U Pokémon Title Could be a Fighting Game Called Pokkén Fighters

Or Pokkén Tournament, depending on trademark usage

During the recent Pokémon Game Show in Tokyo, a short video concluded with an image that sparked rumours of an upcoming Wii U game, as Mega Lucario and Mega Blaziken were shown facing off in what certainly looked like a sharp 3D graphical engine not beyond the realms of the Wii U. While The...

Video: The Pokémon Game Show Sure Looks Like Fun

The Pokémon Game Show Sure Looks Like Fun

There are some awesome outfits on the scene

In a number of recent articles we've highlighted the fact that, while Pokémon is hugely popular in the West, its appeal is on a whole different level in Japan. With dedicated stores, films, TV series and more, the brand means big bucks and has already sparked some serious pre-order sales of Pokémon X...

Video: This Piano Medley of Zelda, Kingdom Hearts, Pokémon and Mario Soothes the Soul

This Piano Medley of Zelda, Kingdom Hearts, Pokémon and Mario Soothes the Soul

Because game music and pianos are cool

The idea of someone filming themselves playing video game music on an old — and rather out-of-tune — piano may not be overly-exciting on paper, but it's oddly wonderful. We post various videos of game music, animation and live-action fan creations, and the latest to catch our attention has a rather...

News: Pokémon: The Origin Anime Announced, Mystery Clip Also Sparks Wii U Game Rumours

Pokémon: The Origin Anime Announced, Mystery Clip Also Sparks Wii U Game Rumours

One-off special will be based on the original games

A new one-off Pokémon anime is on the way to coincide with the release of Pokémon X & Y. It's called Pokémon: The Origin and is based on the original Japanese games, Pokémon Red & Green, which later became Red & Blue internationally. The show will centre around new Pokémon trainer...

News: Pokémon X & Y Japanese Pre-Orders Pass a Quarter of a Million in Two Days

Pokémon X & Y Japanese Pre-Orders Pass a Quarter of a Million in Two Days

Bonuses and figurines sure help

Pokémon X & Y is likely to be a major sales success in the West, judging by the series' history and the hype for the title, but it's in Japan where excitement for the franchise is quite simply on another level. Pre-orders have launched in the region and, as well as hardware bundles selling out on Amazon, it...

Review: Pokémon Rumble U (Wii U eShop)

Pokémon Rumble U (Wii U eShop)

Wind me up

Nintendo has never been afraid to spin one of its biggest money makers, Pokémon, off into various weird and wonderful directions in between the mainline RPGs that are the franchise's bread and Butterfree. There have been puzzle games, the delightful safari of Pokémon Snap and, perhaps strangest of all, a crossover with Nobunaga's...

News: Pokémon X & Y Soundtrack Features 212 Tracks

Pokémon X & Y Soundtrack Features 212 Tracks

Gotta listen to 'em all!

During the Pokémon Video Game Championships last week, series producer Junichi Masuda announced Pokémon X & Y would be getting a soundtrack released on iTunes shortly after the launch of the two games. The Pokémon Company has now confirmed it will contain a whopping 212 tracks and will last for over three and a half...

News: Pokémon Rumble U Figurines and Special Edition Available From GAME in the UK

Pokémon Rumble U Figurines and Special Edition Available From GAME in the UK

Uh-oh, the figurines are blind packs

Update: Having checked the product pages for these items once again, it seems that both the collector's edition and figurines outlined below are now showing as "out of stock". We'll post further updates as we have them. Original Article: Pokémon Rumble U arrives on the Wii U eShop in Europe today, but those...

News: Pokémon X & Y 3DS Bundle Pre-Orders Sell Out Within a Day at Amazon Japan

Pokémon X & Y 3DS Bundle Pre-Orders Sell Out Within a Day at Amazon Japan

Yikes

Saying that Pokémon is particularly popular in Japan is rather like saying Mario likes to jump around on platforms occasionally — it's a cultural phenomenon in the region. The franchise doesn't do badly in the West, either, but the prominence of the brand in Japan is arguably at another level entirely. Hype for Pokémon X & Y has...

News: Mega Kangaskhan Revealed for Pokémon X & Y, Crowd Goes Wild

Mega Kangaskhan Revealed for Pokémon X & Y, Crowd Goes Wild

Pokémon World Champions crowned in Vancouver

Update: A new official trailer shows the previously confirmed Mega Evolutions in a fairly flashy way, with the exception of Mega Kangaskhan, which you can see in the original article below. Original Article: For those unaware, the Pokémon World Championships have taken place in Vancouver, with six...

News: Pokémon X & Y Soundtrack Coming This November

Pokémon X & Y Soundtrack Coming This November

Unlike the game, it's download-only

The Pokémon series is well revered around the world not only for its gameplay but also its charming music and now the Pokémon Company has revealed a soundtrack to Pokémon X & Y will be made available on iTunes in November, shortly after the release of the games. It was announced earlier via the official...

News: Pokémon X & Y "Mega Evolution" Details Fleshed Out, Distribution Event Confirmed

Pokémon X & Y "Mega Evolution" Details Fleshed Out, Distribution Event Confirmed

Super Training, screens galore and a trailer, too

Yesterday brought some exciting news for those eagerly anticipating Pokémon X & Y, with CoroCoro magazine revealing "Mega Evolution" and three new 'mon, representing possibly the biggest new feature to be announced for the game to date — though it has had some competition. The Pokémon...

News: CoroCoro Magazine Reveals "Mega Evolution" and Three New Pokémon for X & Y

CoroCoro Magazine Reveals "Mega Evolution" and Three New Pokémon for X & Y

It's all shaping up nicely

While details of Pokémon X & Y are slowly filtered through to the West, we can rely on CoroCoro magazine to keep the new information coming regardless; today's revelations are undoubtedly worth exploring. Scans taken and translated by Serebii have revealed details on new Pokémon and all-new "Mega" evolutions, which...

Video: New Pokémon X & Y Footage Emerges, Proves How Exciting it Really Is

New Pokémon X & Y Footage Emerges, Proves How Exciting it Really Is

Off to the beach

While you may think you're getting hyped for Pokémon X & Y's arrival in October, you'll have to go some to show the level of excitement evident on Japanese TV show Pokémon Smash. Often the source — along with Coro Coro magazine — of early looks and exclusive reveals, the weekend's show brought more fresh footage of...