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News: Pokémon Rumble U Gets Into a Dust-Up With the Wii U eShop on 15th August

Pokémon Rumble U Gets Into a Dust-Up With the Wii U eShop on 15th August

29th August in North America, GameStop to sell NFC figurines

Update Two: Release details for North America have now emerged on pokemon.com. This title will arrive two weeks later than in Europe on 29th August, while GameStop will sell accompanying NFC (Near Field Communication) figurines, with equivalent details yet to be clarified for Europe...

News: The Pokémon Company International Confirms Western Details For New X & Y Additions

The Pokémon Company International Confirms Western Details For New X & Y Additions

Wonder Trade feature and new trailer included

Just yesterday we reported on details of new characters and Pokémon to feature in X & Y, with CoroCoro magazine naturally having the scoop. Those were the names and details for Japan, so The Pokémon Company International has now sent out a press release with the Western equivalents; there are a...

News: Pokémon Adventure Tour Prepares to Heat Up UK Summer Events

Pokémon Adventure Tour Prepares to Heat Up UK Summer Events

Marketing is Super Effective!

There's a little game called Pokémon X & Y coming out in October, but there are also plenty of other 'mon games available right now. The series as a whole is part of the hype train, something that Nintendo UK is keen to exploit. It's announced the Pokémon Adventure Tour, which will take in five major outdoor...

News: Australia Gearing Up For Pokémon Video Game National Championships At PAX

Australia Gearing Up For Pokémon Video Game National Championships At PAX

Winners get the chance to compete at the World Championships

Nintendo Australia has announced the upcoming PAX event to be held in Melbourne will host the Pokémon Video Game Australian National Championships for trainers in Australia and New Zealand to take part in. Trainers will battle it out using their copy of Pokémon Black and White 2 at the...

News: The Pokémon Company Lays Down The Law On Cheaters

The Pokémon Company Lays Down The Law On Cheaters

Users of "illegal Pokémon" will be banned

Considering how fun and addictive Pokémon battles with friends are, it's no surprise tournaments have cropped up all over the world for trainers to show off their 'mon's skills. However, one blight that has been attached to the competitions is the use of modified Pokémon. Essentially, people can use...

News: Pokémon X & Y Developer Roundtable Reveals Sky Battles And Horde Encounters

Pokémon X & Y Developer Roundtable Reveals Sky Battles And Horde Encounters

Three new Pokémon also announced

Nintendo announced a new type of Pokémon during its E3 Nintendo Direct - the Fairy type. It's super effective against dragon types, which is definitely a good thin considering how tough they can be! All of a sudden Jigglypuff doesn't look so weak anymore! The Fairy type will make its debut in Pokémon X & Y...

News: Discover A New Type in Pokémon X & Y

Discover A New Type in Pokémon X & Y

It's super effective!

Pokémon fans, the type chart is about to get a shake up. During its E3 Nintendo Direct presentation, Satoru Iwata announced that Pokémon X & Y will feature a brand new type of Pokémon: Fairy. Super effective against Dragons, several existing Pokémon have been reclassified under the type. Jigglypuff, Marill, Gardevoir...

Feature: A Brief History of Pokémon - Part One

A Brief History of Pokémon - Part One

Contracting Pokémania

In the mid-nineties, an epidemic spread across the world. First discovered in Japan, it soon spread across the pacific, consuming vast areas of America. We were powerless to stop it. No cure was to be found. Before long, it broke America's shores and hit Europe with similarly devastating effect. The worst affected were...

Weirdness: Pokémon Fusion Fan-Site Remixes Your Favourite 'Mon

Pokémon Fusion Fan-Site Remixes Your Favourite 'Mon

We like the Hypbat

With Pokémon X & Y coming later this year, many fans of the franchise are no doubt enjoying every second of the buzz and hype. Part of that fun is learning about new evolutions or, when we're lucky, all new creatures, which makes fan-site Pokémon Fusion worth a look. It's the work of Alex Onsager, and he's currently working...