September2013

August2013

July2013

  • News Pokéball Offered with Pokémon X & Y Pre-orders in the UK

    A game case and a lifestyle statement

    It looks like UK trainers will have a neat incentive for pre-ordering Pokémon X & Y at GAME stores: their own little Pokéball! GAME recently revealed what it's calling an exclusive pre-order bonus on its Twitter feed, along with a photo. It looks like the ball will be able to hold at least three 3DS or DS...

  • News Game Freak Uses a Silhouette to Tease a New Collaboration Project

    Those cheeky scamps

    Game Freak should be fairly busy right now, presumably putting the finishing touches to Pokémon X & Y, yet it's found the time to tease a new title with a mysterious website, adorned with a silhouette that looks Pokémon-esque — our tipster reckons it doesn't look like any current 'mon, except possibly a Munna. In any...

  • News CoroCoro Reveals Details on New and Existing Pokemon

    "A wild magazine appears!"

    It's that time of month again. Time for Pokemaniacs the world over to eagerly tear open their web browsers and find out what Japanese magazine CoroCoro has in store for the upcoming Pokemon X and Pokemon Y. This month fans get a peek at some brand new Pokemon, as well as some tidbits about Kalos legends Xerneas and...

June2013

  • News June CoroCoro Reveals New Pokémon and Rival Details

    Meet another Fairy type

    Last night we got some new details about Pokémon X & Y at an E3 developer roundtable, and today Japanese magazine CoroCoro has more news to share. The magazine shows four new Pokémon in total: Kofukimushi is a Bug type Pokémon that evolves into Spewpa, another Bug-type. Spewpa later evolves into Vivillon, the pink...

  • News Discover A New Type in Pokémon X & Y

    It's super effective!

    Pokémon fans, the type chart is about to get a shake up. During its E3 Nintendo Direct presentation, Satoru Iwata announced that Pokémon X & Y will feature a brand new type of Pokémon: Fairy. Super effective against Dragons, several existing Pokémon have been reclassified under the type. Jigglypuff, Marill, Gardevoir...

April2013

  • News Pokémon Black & White 2 Owners Can Catch Deoxys In May

    From the comfort of your own Wi-Fi

    Legendary DNA Pokémon Deoxys will be made available to English language copies of Pokémon Black & White 2 from 8th May until the 31st May. Players will be able to snag Deoxys in all its Level 100 glory through Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection. Once acquired, Nacrene City will be the place to alter Deoxys between...

March2013

  • News Expect Some Fresh Pokémon X & Y Information Next Saturday

    Teaser trailer is quite mysterious

    According to the latest episode of Pokémon Smash in Japan, fans of the series of games should have their Pokéballs at the ready to catch some new Pokémon X & Y news next Saturday. A teaser trailer featuring series producer Junichi Masuda was shown at the episode's climax, which showed him holding a...

  • News Game Freak Reveals The Origins of Rhythm Hunter: HarmoKnight

    A demo will be in the 3DS eShop soon

    Rhythm-based platformer Rhythm Hunter: HarmoKnight is a new IP from Game Freak, the developer behind the Pokémon series. It was released in Japan last August and will be jiving on over to North America and Europe in March. As the release is almost upon us, Nintendo President Satoru Iwata has put on his...

  • News Rhythm Hunter: HarmoKnight's US Price Is Revealed

    Better start saving those pennies now

    A listing for Rhythm Hunter: HarmoKnight has appeared on the US 3DS eShop, suggesting that the title will go on sale for $14.99 when it releases next month. The rhythm platforming game, developed by Game Freak (famous for the Pokémon games), is a download-only title for the system. While the US price point may...

February2013

  • News Mythical Pokémon Meloetta Available at GameStop in March

    Music to our ears

    Pokémon fans in North America are to receive a special treat in March, as the mythical Meloetta will become available to download onto your Pokémon Black and White or Pokémon Black and White 2 cartridges at GameStop. Meloetta is a Normal Pokémon that can double up to become either a Psychic or a Fighting type during an actual...

January2013

December2012

  • News Trailer Promises More Pokémon News In January

    More teasing from Game Freak

    Not so long ago Game Freak revealed that it would be working towards evolving the Pokémon world in 2013. Quite what this meant is unclear at the moment, but a new development may shine some light on it. At the end of a trailer for Pokémon Black & White Version 2 that has been running in Japan, a teaser pops up...

  • News Game Freak: The Pokémon World Will Be Evolving In 2013

    What? Pokémon is evolving!

    The year 2012 saw Pokémon Black and White Version 2 released to great fanfare across the globe and it appears Game Freak, the game's developer, already has plans for the series in 2013. In a New Year greetings card posted in Japanese magazine Nintendo Dream, the developer has reportedly told everyone it intends to work...

  • News Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Gates to Infinity Hitting North America March 24th

    New 3DS adventure set for early 2013 release

    Nintendo has confirmed that Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Gates to Infinity will be coming to North American 3DS consoles on March 24th, 2013. The latest instalment in the popular Mystery Dungeon sub-series, Gates to Infinity will allow 3DS owners to use the console's camera to scan objects and access new...

October2012

  • News Amazon Japan Releases Online Pokémon Store Into The Wild

    Time to waste some money

    Amazon Japan has opened a special online Pokémon Store today. Nintendo and developers Game Freak have partnered up to launch the awesome virtual store, which includes various items such as figures, plushes, Pokémon trainers and kitchen equipment. They even have a life-size Pikachu plush on sale for 3,800 Yen. There are...

  • Feature The New Dimensions of Pokémon

    Snap and Dream Radar change the perspective

    Trading cards and anime episodes aside, the Pokémon series is known for a long-lasting line of handheld RPGs. You've almost certainly played one or two of them — and we suspect that quite a few of you are already getting into Pokémon Black & White 2 — most likely followed by an obsessed state of...