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News: Pokémon Super Mystery Dungeon New Nintendo 3DS Cover Plates Spotted in the Wild

Pokémon Super Mystery Dungeon New Nintendo 3DS Cover Plates Spotted in the Wild

Heading to Japan on 17th September

In the absence of a main-series entry this year, Pokémon Super Mystery Dungeon is the IP's main release on the 3DS. Though it's due by the end of the year in North America and early next year in Europe, its arrival in Japan is much closer - it hits the country on 17th September. It's now been confirmed that some...

Video: Pokémon Gold & Silver Glitches Deliver Celebi Magic

Pokémon Gold & Silver Glitches Deliver Celebi Magic

And some weird stuff

The A+Start YouTube channel specialises in showing off fun game glitches, both practical and otherwise, and its latest video is sure to be worth a watch for Pokémon fans. It tackles Pokémon Gold & Silver, and in particular the lengthy method for obtaining one of the rarest 'mon in the games. We're talking about Celebi,...

Reminder: Grab a Mythical Diancie in Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire This Weekend

Grab a Mythical Diancie in Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire This Weekend

One time only

Announced a good while ago, a particularly tempting distribution has finally gone live in Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire. On this occasion everyone with one of these games can grab a Mythical Diancie, but only until 27th July; importantly, this is a 'mon that can't be found in the wild. It's the usual drill to get hold of...

News: New Pokémon May Be On the Way Following Movie Trailer Reveal

New Pokémon May Be On the Way Following Movie Trailer Reveal

A green blob, apparently

If we were betting individuals, which we're not, we'd expect some kind of main-series Pokémon title next year on 3DS or - who knows? - maybe even the NX. After two years on the bounce with Pokémon X & Y and then Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire, this year we're in spin-off territory with Pokémon Super Mystery...

News: Pokémon Shuffle is Heading to Android and iOS, to the Surprise of No-One

Pokémon Shuffle is Heading to Android and iOS, to the Surprise of No-One

Micro-transactions are Super Effective!

Pokémon Shuffle remains a trailblazer on the 3DS, a free-to-play match-three title on the portable reliant upon micro-transactions to actually return the development investment. It's been downloaded about 4.5 million times, though we don't know whether it's actually made Nintendo any notable profit. If...

News: Pokémon: Symphonic Evolutions Tour Announces Show Dates For Australia

Pokémon: Symphonic Evolutions Tour Announces Show Dates For Australia

"The must-see video game concert of the year"

If classic tunes from the long-running Pokémon video game series bring back fond memories of your earlier years and you happen to live in Australia, then the Pokémon Symphonic Evolutions Tour may worth checking out. Provided you live in Melbourne, Adelaide, Perth or Sydney – The Pokémon Company...

News: Show Your Inner Geek With These Stylish Pokémon Watches

Show Your Inner Geek With These Stylish Pokémon Watches

Who needs an Apple Watch?

Pokémon fans have certainly seen their fair share of Pocket Monster themed watches throughout the franchises' history. After all, there are few forms of merchandise Pikachu has not decorated with his adorable face. Watches, however, are usually aimed at the younger audience, with next to nothing available for the more...

News: Pokémon Shuffle Receives Yet Another Code for More Puzzling Goodness

Pokémon Shuffle Receives Yet Another Code for More Puzzling Goodness

Everyday I'm shuffling

Nintendo has released the third code for its free-to-play puzzler Pokémon Shuffle, via its Pokémon Daisuki Club in Japan. This latest code entitles you - regardless of where you are in the game - to three items that give you an additional five moves. This can seriously help you catch any particularly tricky monster or help...

Feature: Nintendo Franchises We Want to See at E3 - Pokémon

Nintendo Franchises We Want to See at E3 - Pokémon

We wanna spot 'em all!

In the lead up to E3 we're publishing a series of features covering game franchises that we want to make an appearance, and what we'd like to see out of a potential next entry in each series. In this entry, Nintendo Life news and reviews regular Conor McMahon considers the Pokémon franchise. Ever heard of these little...

Video: Extended Trailer For Pokémon Super Mystery Dungeon is Released

Extended Trailer For Pokémon Super Mystery Dungeon is Released

Travel the world

Following its recent reveal, Pokémon Super Mystery Dungeon now has some extended footage; the latest entry in the spin-off series is coming to Japan on 17th September, North America later this year and Europe in early 2016. This entry follows its predecessors in challenging you to venture through randomly generated dungeons, and...

News: Pokémon Shuffle Gets Its First Ever Escalation Battle

Pokémon Shuffle Gets Its First Ever Escalation Battle

Gotta get a Giratina

Nintendo's free-to-play experiment Pokémon Shuffle continues to get some neat updates, with the latest offering the game's first ever "Escalation" battle. Of course, the title has had challenge updates in the past, but this one is unique. While the other challenges have largely been timed events, the difference here is that as...

Weirdness: This Pokémon Get☆TV Teaser Prepares Us for Milk Madness and Karate Mascots

This Pokémon Get☆TV Teaser Prepares Us for Milk Madness and Karate Mascots

Too amazing not to share

It's the end of a long week, so some light relief is certainly in order; we present the latest teaser for Pokémon Get☆TV to serve that very purpose. This is from the official Pokemon Japan YouTube channel, and a scan of its recent content suggests that this is an impressive level of weirdness even by its own standards...

Video: First Pokémon Super Mystery Dungeon Footage Revealed

First Pokémon Super Mystery Dungeon Footage Revealed

It's super effective!

In the latest Japanese Nintendo Direct presentation we were gifted with some footage of the previously announced Pokémon Super Mystery Dungeon for 3DS. We've grabbed the footage below to show you how the game has developed upon its predecessors, but unfortunately we don't have any confirmed release date for the West just yet...

News: This Kickstarter Project About Competitive Pokémon Players Wants To Be The Very Best

This Kickstarter Project About Competitive Pokémon Players Wants To Be The Very Best

A story worth sharing

Often misinterpreted as a video game series exclusively for a younger demographic, Pokémon is arguably one of the most complex titles ever created. With plenty of hidden stats and a seemingly unlimited combination of pocket monsters to match up, the amount of depth on offer at a competitive level is simply unrivalled. If you...