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Mega Evolution didn't need to turn Salamence into a UFO


11:30 AM on 08.11.2014



I love Salamence. It started with a love of Bagon, whom I named Bacon, like most sane people. He was a cute little sassy dinosaur man like previous generation favorite Larvitar. And suffering through Shelgon (worse than Pupitar) meant a majestic dragon as the reward.

Not the best character design, but I liked him a lot, and even though Mega Salamence isn't the worst offender (I might even call it an improvement, with time), I'm still beating the curmudgeonly drum that isn't down with Mega Evolutions. But, hey, they gave sexy bunny lady braided pigtails instead of regular pigtails.

Instead of Mega Evolutions, let us dress every Pokemon up in luchador masks, not just Pikachu. (Yes, I understand the resource-based unfeasibility of this).

Anyways, aside from aesthetic gripes and cosplaying Pikachu, the Shiny Beldum holding a Metagrossite Mega Stone will be available through in-game distribution at the November 21 launch. X and Y horde battles are back, too, including battles against hordes of up to five trainers. So try to get a multi-hitting move as quickly as humanly possible. 





Reminder: tonight is your last night to get your free Latios or Latias in Pokemon Omega Ruby or Alpha Sapphire photo


Pokémaniacs! Gold/Silver starters now on Pokémon Bank photo


The Unova starter giveaway is live in Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire photo


Hidden ability Meganium, Typhlosion, Feraligatr coming to Pokemon Bank photo


Who's the better Pokémon: Serperior, Emboar, or Samurott? photo


Meet the new mythical Pokémon Hoopa, the, uh, hoop Pokémon photo


Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire Contrary Serperior code revealed photo


This map shows where to find Pokémon in Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire photo


Pokémon ORAS launch captures series record in UK photo


Pokémon ORAS, amiibo, Smash Bros. out in Europe photo


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6:00 PM on 03.01.2015
Reminder: tonight is your last night to get your free Latios or Latias in Pokemon Omega Ruby or Alpha Sapphire

You can grab a free Latios or Latias (whatever your version doesn't have) in Pokemon Omega Ruby or Alpha Sapphire right now. The catch? You have to do it right now before the promotion ends sometime tonight. All you...more



3:00 AM on 02.27.2015
Pokémaniacs! Gold/Silver starters now on Pokémon Bank

Great news for all you Pokémaniacs out there: you can now receive Meganium, Typhlosion, and Feraligatr along with their Hidden Abilities from the Pokémon Bank, brother. This comes just after the one year anniver...more



10:00 PM on 02.10.2015
The Unova starter giveaway is live in Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire

The codes for Serperior, Emboar, and Samurott in Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire are now all redeemable. Just head into the Mystery Gift option and choose "receive via code," then type in POKEMON497, POKEMON500, ...more



11:30 AM on 02.05.2015
Hidden ability Meganium, Typhlosion, Feraligatr coming to Pokemon Bank

If you access the Pokemon Bank between February 27 and November 30, you'll be given special, level 50 versions of the Heart Gold and Soul Silver starters, Meganium, Typhlosion, and Feraligatr.  Nintendo br...more



5:30 PM on 01.22.2015
Who's the better Pokémon: Serperior, Emboar, or Samurott?

The next distribution event for Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire will give us a chance to score Serperior, Emboar, and Samurott, each with their own Hidden Ability. You'll need to update your game to version 1.2 a...more



3:15 PM on 01.14.2015
Meet the new mythical Pokémon Hoopa, the, uh, hoop Pokémon

The 18th Pokémon movie, cleverly titled Pokémon the Movie XY 2015 and then re-titled The Ring Genie Hoopa, is coming out--you guessed it--this year. It stars the titular new ghost-psychic pocket monst...more



10:00 AM on 12.31.2014
Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire Contrary Serperior code revealed

Itching to get your hands on the special event Contrary Serperior? You'll get your chance soon, as Pokemon Get TV has revealed the process, which will require Pokemon Omega Ruby or Alpha Sapphire. Basically, you use the code ...more



7:00 PM on 12.10.2014
This map shows where to find Pokémon in Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire

On my journey to obtain every Pokémon in X/Y (and eventually give many of them away; no regrets!), this map of catchable Pokémon created by reddit user Bobdor was instrumental. It got my Pokédex off to a ...more



9:30 AM on 12.01.2014
Pokémon ORAS launch captures series record in UK

An abundance of water didn't stop Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire from scoring franchise record launch sales in the United Kingdom last week, according to GfK Chart-Track. The 3DS role-playing games wer...more



5:00 AM on 11.28.2014
Pokémon ORAS, amiibo, Smash Bros. out in Europe

Today is a good day, European Nintendo fans. Or maybe a not so great one for your wallet. Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire, Super Smash Bros. for Wii U, and the first dozen amiibo figures all arrive in Europe star...more




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7:30 PM on 03.02.2015
Marth amiibo resurrects in April

Nintendo has announced that our lord and savior and one true amiibo, Marth, will be back in stores in late April. A little late for him and his friend Ike to join the fight in Code Name: S.T.E.A.M., which will have already been released in March. Finally, our prayers to Reggie have worked. Praise to Iwata. May our enemies' amiibo burn in hell.  Nintendo [Twitter]more



11:30 AM on 03.02.2015
Monster Hunter 4's Legend of Zelda DLC will arrive this month

Still playing Monster Hunter 4? Well you'll be happy to boot it up on March 6, as a number of free DLC items are arriving at that time. On that day, you'll get a Link outfit, including a bow, shield/ sword, and armor pie...more



5:42 AM on 03.02.2015
Azure Striker Gunvolt sequel is coming, says Inti Creates

[Update: Famitsu has a quick look at a new character in the sequel. I hope it's Gunvolt in new duds.] Azure Striker Gunvolt was a fantastic platformer, and thankfully, the series isn't done yet. Inti Creates has con...more



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