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News: Pokémon X & Y Iwata Asks Explains Sky and Horde Battles

Pokémon X & Y Iwata Asks Explains Sky and Horde Battles

Also has a few (laughs)

With Pokémon X & Y now just days away, or hours if you ordered from a cheeky online retailer, Nintendo's lining up its final marketing push for the title's global release alongside the 2DS handheld. One part of this is a new Iwata Asks, which is a follow up to the dedicated Nintendo Direct video that was broadcast...

Talking Point: Pokémon X & Y's Grand Global Release Plan Has, Sadly, Been Undermined

Pokémon X & Y's Grand Global Release Plan Has, Sadly, Been Undermined

Leaks, ruthless retailers and impatient gamers suck away intended magic

The excitement was undeniable when Satoru Iwata, in a Nintendo Direct broadcast, announced Pokémon X & Y and confirmed that it would have a global release date. That's almost upon us, 12th October, meaning that aside from time zone differences 3DS gamers around the world...

News: Pokémon X & Y Torchic Distribution Announced

Pokémon X & Y Torchic Distribution Announced

Grab Your Flaming Fowl

With the release of Pokémon X & Y only days away, Nintendo has announced that Torchic, the fire starter from Generation III, will be released via Wi-Fi as a special distribution event to mark the release of the two titles. From October 12th, Pokéfans will be able to download their special Torchic simply by connecting...

News: Pokémon Bank And Poké Transporter Will Hit The North American eShop in December

Pokémon Bank And Poké Transporter Will Hit The North American eShop in December

Comes with a free 30 day trial if you activate before 31st January 2014

During September's Pokémon Direct, we learned all about the Pokémon Bank system, which is a cloud-based service that enables players to upload their 'mon with the purpose of retrieve them for use the titles that will appear after Pokémon X

News: UK Band Union J Is Changing Its Name To "Union XY" To Mark The Launch Of Pokémon X & Y

UK Band Union J Is Changing Its Name To "Union XY" To Mark The Launch Of Pokémon X & Y

X Factor stars dressed up as Pikachu to make the announcement

Remember when we reported yesterday that UK boy band Union J would be promoting Pokémon X & Y? It turns out that the act — which rose to fame on TV talent show The X Factor — is changing its name to "Union XY" to celebrate the launch of the highly-anticipated title. The news...

Review: Pokémon X & Y (3DS)

Pokémon X & Y (3DS)

Evolution or revolution?

Do you remember that first time you rushed home with the latest copy of Pokémon, gleefully slotting it into your handheld and dreaming of becoming the next Pokémon Master? Everything was new, fresh and exciting. Every time that pixelated grass flickered and you encountered another never-seen-before monster you held your...

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...