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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...

News: Nintendo Hosting a Pokémon X & Y Developer Roundtable At E3

Nintendo Hosting a Pokémon X & Y Developer Roundtable At E3

Expect lots of new information

Earlier today, Nintendo announced that a new Nintendo Direct broadcast will take place on 11th June, before the E3 Expo opens; the broadcast will focus on future Wii U releases. That isn't all that Nintendo has to offer, as it will also be holding a one-and-a-half-hour developer roundtable / Q&A on upcoming 3DS...

News: Tecmo Koei Hints At A Pokémon Conquest Sequel

Tecmo Koei Hints At A Pokémon Conquest Sequel

"There was a lot of unfinished material for Pokémon Conquest"

The Pokémon Company and Tecmo Koei recently collaborated to make a strategy RPG crossover called Pokémon Conquest that took the Nobunaga's Ambition style of gameplay and threw in a flurry of Pokémon to do the battling. Even though the 3DS had been out a while at the time of the...

Weirdness: Theories on the Inside of a Poké Ball

Theories on the Inside of a Poké Ball

PETA would choose the "ideal environment theory"

Video games are often silly, fantastical things, which is one of the reasons that we love them. Still, that silliness can sometimes be fun for theoretical nonsense, such as the real estate value of Hyrule Castle. The same group that came up with that theory has now asked that all-important question...

News: Fresh Pokémon X And Y Details Emerge: New Pokémon, Cover Art, Gameplay Trailer Revealed

Fresh Pokémon X And Y Details Emerge: New Pokémon, Cover Art, Gameplay Trailer Revealed

Forthcoming 3DS adventure takes place in the Kalos Region

Not excited enough about Pokémon X And Y yet? Well perhaps these fresh details regarding the upcoming 3DS title will get your juices flowing. The Pokémon Company International has delivered a large helping of fresh content, including information on the game's setting, new Pokémon and...