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Weirdness: If You Always Wanted to See Kanto From Pokémon Red and Blue in Minecraft, Here You Go

If You Always Wanted to See Kanto From Pokémon Red and Blue in Minecraft, Here You Go

Spare 10 minutes to reward hundreds of hours of effort

If we were to name a top ten, maybe even a top five, of the biggest franchises in the current gaming landscape, it's possible that both Minecraft and Pokemon would feature. Minecraft, and its ability to allow gamers to create their own worlds, has become a phenomenon, while the hype...

News: Nintendo UK Preparing Major Advertising Push For Pokémon X & Y and 2DS

Nintendo UK Preparing Major Advertising Push For Pokémon X & Y and 2DS

Animal Crossing: New Leaf has had the most video game TV ads in the UK

The Holiday season means big bucks in major gaming territories as parents, children and older gamers all look to spend plenty of money on the systems and games that tickle their fancy. This year promises to be one of the most crowded and competitive seasons in recent memory,...

News: You'll Be Able To Choose Bulbasaur, Charmander Or Squirtle As Additional Starters In Pokémon X & Y

You'll Be Able To Choose Bulbasaur, Charmander Or Squirtle As Additional Starters In Pokémon X & Y

Mega Evolutions for each also revealed

It has been revealed that players will be able to select classic first generation Pokémon Bulbasaur, Charmander and Squirtle in the forthcoming 3DS title Pokémon X & Y. In a twist on the usual Pokémon formula, you are not given Chespin, Fennekin, or Froakie from Professor Sycamore — you choose one of...

News: Nintendo Launching Cloud-Based Pokémon Bank Service Alongside Pokémon X & Y

Nintendo Launching Cloud-Based Pokémon Bank Service Alongside Pokémon X & Y

Store your Pokémon online for a yearly fee

Nintendo and Game Freak have announced during today's Pokémon Direct broadcast that they are launching Pokémon Bank, a cloud-based service which will allow players to upload their Pokémon online and retrieve them for use in later titles. With previous game in the popular series, you'd spend a lot of...

Nintendo Direct: Watch The Pokémon Direct Broadcast Live

Watch The Pokémon Direct Broadcast Live

Pokémon X & Y details revealed within

Today Nintendo will run a Pokémon-themed Direct broadcast which will focus on the forthcoming Pokémon X & Y for the 3DS console. The video will air at 7am PST / 1PM CEST / 12PM UK time. You can watch the entire broadcast below and post comments to share your opinions with other Nintendo Life readers...

Nintendo Direct: Pokémon Direct Scheduled For Wednesday September 4th

Pokémon Direct Scheduled For Wednesday September 4th

More details on Pokémon X and Pokémon Y coming our way

Nintendo has confirmed that a special Pokémon-themed Nintendo Direct will be broadcast tomorrow. Hosted by Nintendo president Satoru Iwata himself, the video will offer more details on Pokémon X & Y, which launches worldwide in October. The broadcast will go live at 1PM in Central...

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...