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  • Reminder Mythical Pokémon Shaymin is Up for Grabs Until 24th July

    And... relax

    With Pokémon in its 20th Anniversary year we've been getting one Mythical Pokémon every month for the current-gen games, each available for a few weeks. This month's offering is Shaymin, which is up for grabs until 24th July and originated in Pokémon Diamond & Pearl. It's level 100 in this distribution, of course, and has the...


  • Reminder Mythical Pokémon Manaphy Is Up For Grabs Until 24th June

    Drink it in

    As part of the Pokémon 20th Anniversary celebrations various Mythical 'mon are making their way into the current-gen games. There are monthly distributions to that effect, and the June 'mon should be dropping into the games right about now - it's the turn of Manaphy this time around. This one originated in Pokémon Diamond & Pearl,...



  • News Distribution Details Emerge for Mythical Pokémon Darkrai

    It'll be your May treat

    Eager players of Pokémon X & Y, in addition to Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire, have been receiving monthly gifts of Mythical Pokémon this year. So far we've had Jirachi, Mew and Celebi, and next up - as you can see in the image above - is Darkrai. The Pokémon Company has done a mix of online and serial code...

  • News Three Legendary Pokémon Birds to Take Flight in the US in May

    You need to sign up for the Pokémon Trainer Club newsletter

    Not long ago we highlighted how Pokémon fans in the UK can get hold of a legendary bird from Smyths Toys Superstore outlets; other stores are doing distributions throughout Europe. For those without a local participating store in the EU, though, codes will eventually go to those signed up...


  • News UK Gamers Can Now Catch a Legendary Pokémon Bird

    Beautifly and Zebstrika and moonbeams...

    Though the main 3DS Pokémon releases are now getting slightly long in the tooth, they continue to stay interesting courtesy of regular distributions. Now another neat giveaway is underway in the UK for those that either head to a Smyths Toys Superstore or wait for their Pokémon Trainer Club Newsletter...






  • News Shiny Charizard Distribution Coming to GAME in the UK

    This code is on fire

    The 3DS generation of main Pokémon titles has, like those that came before on DS, included plenty of distribution events for special 'mon. Many arrive throughout the lifespan of the titles, with X, Y, Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire all benefiting from some treasured extras. Many of these distributions arrive in Japan first, but...








  • News 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 Sometimes Finding a Wii U to Buy Ain't Easy

    Take Poland, for example

    Update: Since publication, the writer of the source article — R J Burgess — has kindly been in touch. As his blog about the challenges of finding a Wii U in Poland was written in June, he's provided us with the following update on the status of Nintendo content — from his experience — in the country; it seems to tie...