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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...

News: Pokémon Shuffle Hits Four Million Downloads and Launches Shaymin Event

Pokémon Shuffle Hits Four Million Downloads and Launches Shaymin Event

Keep on shuffling

We don't know how much money Pokémon Shuffle is earning for Nintendo, but it's certainly tempting a decent number of 3DS owners to try it out for free. The tile-matching game has now reached 4 million downloads, which certainly isn't a number to be sniffed at. The game is celebrating through new events - on the one hand it's...

News: Collect a Level 50 Pachirisu at the UK Pokémon Video Game & TCG National Championships

Collect a Level 50 Pachirisu at the UK Pokémon Video Game & TCG National Championships

Cute but deadly

For those that dream of being a world champion Pokémon player, opportunities to qualify for the finals in the US - the finale this year will be in Boston, Massachusetts in August - are running out. Players that enter the UK National Championships in the hope of winning a ticket to the finals will also, however, have an extra treat...

News: The Pokémon Company Wants You To Enjoy Plenty of Pokémon Rumble World Toy Unlock Codes in Europe

The Pokémon Company Wants You To Enjoy Plenty of Pokémon Rumble World Toy Unlock Codes in Europe

Charizard has a Mega Stone, too

Pokémon Rumble World is Nintendo's most recent free-to-play venture on the 3DS, blending button mashing and brawling with strategy to utilise super effective combinations. As with Pokémon Shuffle it's possible to progress without spending any money, though you can speed up progress or improve your chances by buying...