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Feature: 12 Days of Christmas - Pokémon X & Y and the 2DS, Perfect Together

12 Days of Christmas - Pokémon X & Y and the 2DS, Perfect Together

Rapidashing through the snow with a Horsea on our sleigh

The Pokémon series has certainly evolved (some might even say mega-evolved) since the days of Pocket Monsters Akai and Pocket Monsters Midori in 1995. While franchise creator Satoshi Tajiri still has a hand in the development of main series Pokémon games, things have certainly moved on...

Video: This New Pokémon Bank Trailer Shows The Upcoming App in Action

This New Pokémon Bank Trailer Shows The Upcoming App in Action

As well as the Poké Transporter, both arrive on 27th December

If you that plan to devote some time to Pokémon X & Y during the upcoming festive season, it's worth remembering that the Pokémon Bank and accompanying Poké Transporter will arrive on 27th December, just in time to shake up the experience when you have all that free gaming time...

News: Nintendo Infographic Shows Off Phenomenal Pokémon X & Y Sales Records

Nintendo Infographic Shows Off Phenomenal Pokémon X & Y Sales Records

Reached one million U.S. sales in one day

It's likely that anyone with a passing interest in Nintendo will be aware, by now, that Pokémon X & Y have been a major success since launch. The arrival of a new generation on 3DS was preceded by months of barely containable hype, and since hitting stores the two games have been breaking various sales...

News: Pokémon X & Y Enjoyed the Strongest Ever Nintendo Game Launch in Australia and New Zealand

Pokémon X & Y Enjoyed the Strongest Ever Nintendo Game Launch in Australia and New Zealand

Stock shortages to be resolved soon

Just recently we reported on the US NPD results for October, in which it was announced that the 3DS and 2DS systems had achieved monthly sales of 452,000 units, an impressive figure. Pokémon X & Y, unsurprisingly, played a major role in that success — between them the two titles passed 1.7 million sales...

Weirdness: This Chart and Range of Tips May Help With Those Confusing Pokémon Weaknesses in X & Y

This Chart and Range of Tips May Help With Those Confusing Pokémon Weaknesses in X & Y

You'll need a memory like an elephant, er, Phanpy?

The world of Pokémon can be baffling to outsiders, which is perhaps more prevalent now that X & Y have sold millions of copies around the world. There are sure to be some that are new to the franchise, and they may be struggling to keep up with the many types, attacks and weaknesses that need...

News: Junichi Masuda Confirms That Over Ten Million Pokémon Have Been Exchanged in Pokémon X & Y

Junichi Masuda Confirms That Over Ten Million Pokémon Have Been Exchanged in Pokémon X & Y

Game Director shows interest in more Mega Evolutions

Game Freak, Nintendo and The Pokémon Company all invested a great deal of effort into building hype for Pokémon X & Y on the 3DS. It seems to have done the trick, with hugely impressive sales to date and the software even being linked with increased StreetPass activity; the two games have...

Rumour: Hacker Unlocks Three New Legendary Pokémon in X & Y

Hacker Unlocks Three New Legendary Pokémon in X & Y

Spoiler alert...

It’s common knowledge people love to hack Nintendo’s games, and the latest entries in the Pokémon series are no exception. Less than a month after the release of X and Y, a skilled fan has reportedly uncovered new Pokémon. According to Serebii.net, hacker Smealum has revealed the existence of three new legendary Pokémon...

News: Pokémon X & Y Patch Now Available On The 3DS eShop

Pokémon X & Y Patch Now Available On The 3DS eShop

Phew!

Last week we reported on a game-breaking bug in Europe and Japan that had wheedled its way into some copies of Pokémon X & Y, causing save data to corrupt and forcing the player to restart the game. The issue was unearthed when players saved their progress in certain areas of Lumiose City, causing the game to freeze upon trying to load...

News: Nintendo Working on Fix for Pokémon X & Y Game Breaking Bug

Nintendo Working on Fix for Pokémon X & Y Game Breaking Bug

Provides advice on avoiding and resolving the issue in future

Update: There has now been an official English translation of Nintendo's notification, which advises that the fix in question will be an application to download from the eShop; this will then restore corrupted save data. There's also an English version of the map, showing the blue areas...

Artwork: Increase Your Desktop Awesomeness With These Pokémon X & Y Wallpapers

Increase Your Desktop Awesomeness With These Pokémon X & Y Wallpapers

It's Super Effective, catch 'em both and so on...

Not so long ago we provided you with a rather attractive wallpaper for The Wonderful 101, which was downloaded over 1000 times. As so many of you clearly like having a high-res and snazzy wallpaper of an awesome game, it makes sense to do the same for Pokémon X and Pokémon Y. The two releases have...

News: Game Breaking Pokémon X & Y Bug Affecting Some Gamers in Europe and Japan

Game Breaking Pokémon X & Y Bug Affecting Some Gamers in Europe and Japan

Darn...

We're sure millions of 3DS owners are currently merrily playing Pokémon X or Y — or both if they're really keen — but some seem to be running into issues. It's being widely reported that some European and Japanese owners are running into a bug that corrupts their save and, unfortunately, prompts them to restart the game from scratch...

Poll: Did You Pick Up Pokémon X, Pokémon Y or Both?

Did You Pick Up Pokémon X, Pokémon Y or Both?

The ultimate choice...

Based on confirmed sales, social networks, the most active threads on our forums and general chit-chat, it seems that lots of 3DS owners are playing Pokémon X & Y. Of course, we write Pokémon X & Y in a way that perhaps doesn't make clear that they're separate releases, and with any new 'mon generation there's...

Feature: Pokémon X & Y - All You Need to Know to Get Started

Pokémon X & Y - All You Need to Know to Get Started

A spoiler free zone

So, it's now officially here, the global release date for Pokémon X & Y; in fact, it's likely that many of you that read this are either in possession of or preparing to acquire a copy for yourself. For some it's the continuation of a long-running gaming passion, and in a few cases may be a first dabble with the franchise...

News: UK Retailers Break Release Date for Pokémon X & Y

UK Retailers Break Release Date for Pokémon X & Y

It's not just early deliveries any more

Earlier this week we bemoaned the fact that Nintendo's global release plans for Pokémon X & Y had been undermined; what was a concerted effort to release the new generation of the franchise to everyone at once had been let down by some of the gaming press, public and retailers. It had been an...

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...