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News: Heart Gold/Soul Silver Aussie Release Date Announced

Heart Gold/Soul Silver Aussie Release Date Announced

Later than America, sooner than Europe! Pokewalker included

Nintendo Australia have made the announcement that they will be releasing Pokemon Heart Gold and Soul Silver on March 25th - a whole day before Europe gets it! They've also given the Australians a reason to go out and walk as it's recently been confirmed that the Pokewalker peripheral will indeed come packaged with the game. For those not..

News: English Girl Becomes Biggest Collector of Pokémon Memorabilia

English Girl Becomes Biggest Collector of Pokémon Memorabilia

She caught 'em all - and then some

21 year old Lisa Courtney was declared the biggest Pokémon collector of them all by the Guinness Book of Records 2010 with over 12,000 items. Courtney started collecting 'em all 13 years ago. She found it a relief from the bullying she suffered from school at the time due to a physical disability. Since Guinness last counted she has reported the collection has..

News: US Pokémasters: Preorder Now, Get Ho-Oh or Lugia Figures

US Pokémasters: Preorder Now, Get Ho-Oh or Lugia Figures

Legendary Pokémon spotted at US retailers

The hype machine for Pokémon HeartGold and SoulSilver is certainly kicking into action now, with the news that select US retailers are offering Ho-Oh and Lugia figurines to preorder customers. If you want Ho-Oh, put your name down for HeartGold. Lugia fan? SoulSilver is the one for you. Here's what Cammie Dunaway had to say about the figurines: These..

News: Pokemon HeartGold and SoulSilver UK Date Announced

Pokemon HeartGold and SoulSilver UK Date Announced

Both UK and US getting Pokewalker

Nintendo Europe has announced this morning that the release date for Pokemon Heart Gold and Soul Silver in the UK is 26th March. In addition they have confirmed that the Pokewalker peripheral is also due for release in Europe (Americans should be getting it too, we would imagine) and they've even been kind enough to give some additional details on how the little..

News: Poketunes: Translated Interview with Heart Gold and Soul Silver Sound Team

Poketunes: Translated Interview with Heart Gold and Soul Silver Sound Team

Musical discussions and a few curious tidbits

In Japan on 28th October 2009, the soundtrack for the newest Pokémon titles, Heart Gold and Soul Silver, was released. The three CD set came with a booklet containing various details and a six page interview with the sound team. Pokémon fansite Dogasu's Backpack has translated the interview in full along with various members of the Pokémon community..

News: Gotta Catch 'em All In the Next 72 Hours

Gotta Catch 'em All In the Next 72 Hours

Gamers attempt to capture all 493 Pokémon in charity speedrun

Speedruns evoke a special kind of excitement in most gamers: the unbridled thrill of seeing highly trained controller-jockeys doing what they do best, coupled with the shame and resentment felt when you witness someone accomplish in hours what you spent months of your childhood working on. Well here's a marathon gaming event we haven't..

News: Rare Pokémon Found at US Toys 'R' Us Stores

Rare Pokémon Found at US Toys 'R' Us Stores

Get your Arceus down there!

Those of you Pokémon Platinum owners in the US who can haul off to a Toys 'R' Us before November 14th can snag themselves the ultimate Pokemon of all: Arceus. Those who receive this rare beast will discover it has already been levelled up to lvl.100, and has some pretty unique stats that can only be found on this version. This Arceus will come with a Classic Ribbon,..

News: Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Sky Strategy/Tips

Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Sky Strategy/Tips

Need a little help? Here are some tips to get you started.

The folks at Nintendo were kind enough to send over a strategy tip sheet for their brand new Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Sky DS release. You can check out the strategy tips below and we'll have a full review of the game up soon. 1. Once the Croagunk Swap Shop is open, be sure to...

News: Pokemon HeartGold/SoulSilver Get Western Release Window

Pokemon HeartGold/SoulSilver Get Western Release Window

Catch 'em again next Spring.

Cyndaquil, Totodile, or Chikorita? Nintendo announced this weekend that the DS remakes of the beloved second generation of Pokemon titles, HeartGold and SoulSilver, will be hitting Europe and North America sometime in the Spring 2010 range. The massively popular games, originally Game Boy Color releases, introduced 100 new monsters, a day/night system tied to the real..

News: Melee! Pokemon Scramble announced for WiiWare

Melee! Pokemon Scramble announced for WiiWare

Pokemon meets Smash TV in the upcoming four-player action-RPG.

The Japanese Pokemon site was updated today with the announcement of a new Pokemon game called Melee! Pokemon Scramble, available exclusively for the WiiWare downloadable service. Developed by Ambrella (My Pokemon Ranch) and set for release on June 16th in Japan for 1500 Nintendo Points, Melee! Pokemon Scramble is a real-time action-RPG..

News: Pokemon Heart Gold and Soul Silver officially announced

Pokemon Heart Gold and Soul Silver officially announced

Classic GBC Pokemon games reborn, ten years on.

Nintendo of Japan has been hinting at it recently, but now the news is official - Pokemon Gold and Silver are being remade for the Nintendo DS! Set for a Japanese release this Fall to co-incide with the original games' ten-year anniversary, the remakes (dubbed Heart Gold and Soul Silver) will be remade using the revised Pokemon Platinum engine and..

News: Pokémon Gold and Silver To Be Remade?

Pokémon Gold and Silver To Be Remade?

A recent episode of the Japanese-only Pokémon Sunday TV show has provided the biggest hint yet that Nintendo is currently working on remakes of Pokémon Gold and Silver. The classic duo originally appeared on the Game Boy Color and remain two of the best-loved entries in the insanely successful series. Apparently a "world-exclusive first announcement" will be made on May 10 during the..

News: Hollow Victory for Nintendo as Latest Pokémon Title Tops Japanese Charts

Hollow Victory for Nintendo as Latest Pokémon Title Tops Japanese Charts

Oh noes! Mystery Dungeon sales down!

Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of the Sky (AKA: Pokémon Fushigi no Dungeon: Sora no Tankentai) was recently released in Japan and promptly sold 141,000 copies, which equates to around a 30% sell-through. This retail performance was enough to place it at the top of the Japanese multi format games chart. However, when looking at the figures posted by the..

News: Pokemon MMO Please!

Pokemon MMO Please!

Everyone has always dreamt of a full, big, 3D Pokemon game right? You know - none of this garbage where you're playing the same game with 8,765,546 Pokemon. We just wanted Pokemon Red/Blue/Yellow in 3D right?

Just me then? Oh well. The news is this: developers of WiiWare game Pop have just pitched some ideas for "properties have neat ideas for". One of said games is a Pokemon MMO. They..