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Random: Fan Creates Custom amiibo of EarthBound Cast and Pokémon Trainer Red

Fan Creates Custom amiibo of EarthBound Cast and Pokémon Trainer Red

Because wave-waiting just doesn't cut it...

Custom amiibo have become a growing craze since shortly after the launch of Nintendo's NFC figurines, and have ranged from simple paint-jobs to full-blown model changes. It's impossible to keep track of everyone's creations, but Insomniac Games' Environment Artist Bryan Renno has joined the party and has...

Random: This Real Life Pokémon Gym Looks Rather Fun

This Real Life Pokémon Gym Looks Rather Fun

Better than a real gym, anyway

Going to the gym isn't necessarily fun for a lot of people - yes, some enjoy getting sweaty and having minor heart issues after doing one too many reps, but it's considered by many to be more of a thing to do if you don't want to be particularly chunky in body shape. A Pokémon Gym though, that's something else...

News: You'll Be Able To Stuff Your Very Own Pikachu At Build-A-Bear Workshop Next Year

You'll Be Able To Stuff Your Very Own Pikachu At Build-A-Bear Workshop Next Year

The wait is un-bear-able

The Pokémon Company International is teaming up with international toy retailer Build-A-Bear Workshop to bring the legendary Pikachu into even more homes across the globe. Walk into a Build-A-Bear store in early 2016 and you'll be able to make your very own Pikachu. The character will be rolled out across stores in the US,...

News: Nintendo Share Value Increases to New High Under Tatsumi Kimishima Following Niantic Investment

Nintendo Share Value Increases to New High Under Tatsumi Kimishima Following Niantic Investment

The power of Pokémon Go

It's clear, from the substantial increase in Nintendo's share value since it confirmed its plans for the smart device market earlier this year, that investors have a lot of faith in the money making prospects to be found on iOS and Android. Phones and tablets equal big bucks when combined with a brand such as Nintendo -...

Video: Watch UFC Champ Ronda Rousey Train As A Pikachu

Watch UFC Champ Ronda Rousey Train As A Pikachu

Max level

The Olympic medal-winning martial artist in Judo and UFC Women's Batnamweight Champion Ronda Rousey – also known for her roles in blockbuster movies such as Furious 7 – is arguably the most famous female athlete on the planet right now. So how exactly does one achieve such greatness? By dressing up as a Pikachu, of course. The former...

Video: Learn the Basics of the Pokémon Trading Card Game

Learn the Basics of the Pokémon Trading Card Game

Gotta collect 'em all

It can sometimes be easy to forget that Pokémon is much more than just a best-selling video game series, with a successful anime and popular trading card game also contributing significantly to the franchise's mammoth success. The trading card game in particular is an interesting case; it could theoretically have the same...

Feature: A Pokémon Retrospective: Generation 2 - 1999 to 2002

A Pokémon Retrospective: Generation 2 - 1999 to 2002

Talking 'bout a generation

As we build up to the 20th anniversary of Pokémon in February 2016, and look hotly ahead towards brand new things including the new Zygarde forms, we're continuing our journey through each generation of Pokémon; this month we cover the much beloved second generation. Feel free to share your thoughts in the comments, and...

Weirdness: Pokémon Meets The Sims In This Experimental Videogame Mash-Up

Pokémon Meets The Sims In This Experimental Videogame Mash-Up

A funny concept

The recent release of Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer has proven there is more to the long-running series than just paying off loans to Tom Nook. By incorporating many ideas and game play elements from existing lifestyle and creation games, it makes you wonder what Nintendo’s other game series might look like if they received...

Random: UK MC Jme Produces Pokémon Season One Theme Song Remix

UK MC Jme Produces Pokémon Season One Theme Song Remix

Complete with full animation!

UK MC Jme has made a remix of the Season One (Indigo League) theme song of Pokémon, entitled 'The Very Best'. For those unaware, Jme is a popular music artist (specialising in Grime) from the UK who has been creating music since 2003, and has become well-known worldwide due to his unique style, impressive lyrics, and...

News: The Pokémon Company Withdraws Settlement in Lawsuit Over Copyright Infringement

The Pokémon Company Withdraws Settlement in Lawsuit Over Copyright Infringement

The plot thickens

For those of you that weren't aware, the Pokémon Company recently sued a fan over alleged copyright infringement. Here's the breakdown of what happened: A Seattle Café owner named Ramar Larkin Jones was going to be throwing a Pokémon themed party at his café, the Pokémon Company slapped him with a lawsuit, and the two parties...

News: Put Some Boo in Your Pumpka with Halloween Pokémon Stencils

Put Some Boo in Your Pumpka with Halloween Pokémon Stencils

Gotta carve 'em all!

Pokémon has really gotten into the Halloween spirit as of late, showcasing a series of holiday-themed merch in its online store. Just look at that Pikachu dressed as a vampiric Zubat. Who wouldn't want that little guy slipping into their room at night and turning them into an adorable denizen of the dark? The standard Pokémon...

News: You Can Now Preorder The Glorious Mewtwo amiibo in the UK

You Can Now Preorder The Glorious Mewtwo amiibo in the UK

Gotta buy 'em all

Back in July we reported that a Mewtwo amiibo was spotted in the wild, which appeared to drive amiibo collectors and the Internet in general into a bit of a frenzy. If you're in the UK, your time has now come. You can preorder this glorious Mewtwo amiibo today on the Nintendo UK Store for a delivery on or around the 23rd October...

Video: Pokkén Fun with Masked Pikachu

Pokkén Fun with Masked Pikachu

First arcade cabinet also hitting Dave & Buster's in the US

If you feel your day could use some footage of Masked Pikachu getting all luchadorable up on opponents more than twice her size in Pokkén Tournament, it proves a very important fact: you are alive. Who wouldn't want to see that? Bandai Namco Japan recently released a video to fill that...

News: The Pokémon Green Blob, New Legendary Zygarde and 'Ash Greninja' Are Detailed by CoroCoro Magazine

The Pokémon Green Blob, New Legendary Zygarde and 'Ash Greninja' Are Detailed by CoroCoro Magazine

'Pokémon XY & Z' Anime coming to Japan

The 'green blob' Pokémon has intrigued fans since it emerged earlier in the year, and now there's a much better idea of what it represents in a key CoroCoro reveal. In addition there's the announcement that 29th October will see the start of Pokémon XY & Z, an evolution of the current anime series. The...