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E3 2010: Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs for the DS

Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs for the DS

Protect the region of Oblivia from all those thieves

Want a change from all the stress of catching Pokémon? Well, now you can look forward to the third title in the Pokémon Ranger series as players once again take on the role of a ranger, this time tasked with looking after everything living in the Oblivia region. Watch out for those pesky Pokémon Pinchers, though. Pokémon Ranger: Guardian..

News: More Pokemon Black & White Monsters Revealed

More Pokemon Black & White Monsters Revealed

Certainly prettier than the first lot

We've seen the three Pokémon you'll choose from at the start of your adventure, as well as the legendary monsters you'll look to snag nearer the end, but in-between there's dozens of new Pokémon to discover. Japanese magazine CoroCoro has obliged by revealing details and images of six brand new monsters and a few new areas too. Our favourite of the new bunch..

News: Pokemon Returns to European Wiis in July with PokePark: Pikachu's Adventure

Pokemon Returns to European Wiis in July with PokePark: Pikachu's Adventure

Yellow mouse and friends in cutesy adventure shocker

You wait ages for one Wii game starring a gaming icon set in a theme park and before you know it, a second one has come along. Yesterday we found out about Sonic Colours, today we get confirmation that PokéPark Wii: Pikachu's Adventure is heading to European Wii consoles on July 9th. It's almost too much. Predictably it's not the long-awaited..

News: See the New Pokemon Starters in Bright, Beautiful Motion

See the New Pokemon Starters in Bright, Beautiful Motion

Hamferno, Smugleaf and the other one in action

We initially said the new starter Pokémon for the upcoming Black and White releases probably aren't the prettiest monsters we've ever seen, but in light of this first footage of them in battle we may have to chow down on our words. With fully animated monsters and new camera effects the battles are looking better than ever, though that's perhaps..

News: Pokémon Black & White Set in Megalopolis Where Nature and Man Co-exist

Pokémon Black & White Set in Megalopolis Where Nature and Man Co-exist

See the game's protagonists and where their adventure will take place

A couple of days ago, we showed you a glimpse of the weird and wonderful creatures that gamers will encounter in Pokémon Black & White as images of the starting-three made their way to Coro Coro Magazine. The Pokémon Company has now updated the game's site with additional information on this trio, as well as the region the..

News: Pokémon Black and White Starters are Disappointingly Ugly

Pokémon Black and White Starters are Disappointingly Ugly

Faces only a trainer could love

Want to see the Pokémon who'll be accompanying you on your next journey to become the world's greatest trainer? If the answer is "no", look away now. Revealed in Coro Coro Magazine, the three starters do not yet have Western names but are known to fit into the well-established fire, water and grass triumvirate that has held up the series for over a decade..

News: First Pokémon Black and White Screens Captured

First Pokémon Black and White Screens Captured

They're actually in colour

We know that new Pokémon games are coming, but do we know what they're going to look like? Actually, yes we do now, as Nintendo has revealed the first handful of screenshots of the upcoming critter-catching adventure. Most intriguing is the screenshot showing off the new 3D city, perhaps hinting that no longer will all towns in the world of Pokémon run in strict grid..

News: Black and White are the Next Gen of Pokemon Games

Black and White are the Next Gen of Pokemon Games

Coming to Japan this fall

Not-Japan may have just gotten their hands on the excellent remakes of Pokémon Gold and Silver, but that doesn't mean the Pokemans are taking a break. Far from it, in fact, as the names of the first 5th generation of games has been revealed: Black and White. It's certainly been a while since we've seen brand-new Pokémon...

News: 50,000 Hearts and Souls Poured into Australian Homes

50,000 Hearts and Souls Poured into Australian Homes

A tremendous first week for the Pokemon franchise down under

Live in Australia? Like Pokemon? Apparently you do, because the new series releases Heart Gold and Soul Silver, have already sold more than 50,000 copies. That makes up approximately 0.2% of the population, which as small as it sounds, is quite an achievement for only one week on sale. The Pokemon train seems to be going as strong as..

News: New Pokémon Revealed in CoroCoro Magazine

New Pokémon Revealed in CoroCoro Magazine

New Dark-type 'mon on the way

The weekly Pokémon show in Japan, Pokémon Sunday, showed a silhouette of a brand-new monster due to be the first announced creature in the forthcoming fifth generation of the popular critter catching series. Pokémon fansite Serebii has since gotten its hands on scans of the latest issue of CoroCoro Magazine, which has images revealing the identity of the new..

News: Pokémon Lose the Slots From Their Heart and Soul

Pokémon Lose the Slots From Their Heart and Soul

Risk explosions from Voltorbs instead!

Poké-fans in Europe may remember last year when during their Pokémon journey in Pokémon Platimum they discovered they couldn't play the slots like they could in Pokémon Diamond and Pearl. It seems this trend continues with Pokémon SoulSliver and HeartGold as well, though this time instead of simply picking up coins a new minigame called "Voltorb..

News: Pikachu-Coloured Pichu Westward Bound

Pikachu-Coloured Pichu Westward Bound

US and UK get a chance to nab rare ’mons

Way back when Pokémon HeartGold and SoulSilver was announced in Japan it also turned out a special Pichu was being released for Pokémon Diamond, Pearl and Platinum owners to download. The li’l fella is transferable to HeartGold and SoulSilver and will trigger an event to unlock another special Pichu in those remakes, due out in March. Now it’s been..

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,..