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Pokemon really needs to evolve based on the Sun and Moon demo

Being a kid and watching the Pokémon anime, my dream was to eventually travel the world and catch as much information as possible. I also wished that there would be some way that Pokémon could be a real thing with quests to fi...   read

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SPOILER WARNING: The Pokemon Sun and Moon demo has been datamined revealing all the new Pokemon and more

As you've probably realized by now, the Pokémon Sun and Moon demo is available worldwide and has been torn apart by hackers revealing tons of new information about the upcoming game including what is assumed be all the new creat...   read

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This Pokemon Generations short is a must-watch for fans

The new Pokémon Generations shorts are, well, exactly that, but they're a nostalgic delight. Particularly this first episode, "The Adventure," which has a cool transition from the Red and Blue opening on Game Boy into a battle into ...   read

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Two more Pokemon Sun and Moon Ultra Beasts are bugging out

Here are two more Ultra Beasts, each exclusive to either Pokemon Sun or Pokemon Moon. The latter gets the sexy bug, UB-02 Beauty. According to the Pokemon website, "Its narrow, graceful legs allow it to accelerate with such explosive speed...   read

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Pokemon Generations animated series announced

With two new Pokemon games on the horizon, a year-long Mythical Pokemon distribution event and much more, Nintendo and The Pokemon Company are really celebrating the franchise's 20th anniversary in style. It looks like these festivitie...   read

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I think I just hit peak excitement for Pokemon Sun and Moon

It's starting to dawn on me just how excited I am for Pokémon Sun and Moon. In a word: incredibly. There's a lot of new elements to take in for these titles, as evidenced by this latest overview trailer, but for me it always comes b...   read

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New Pokemon Crabrawler is an incredulous rock lobster

My first thought reading the name "Crabrawler": the balls on the localization team with that one, innit? I was so impressed I turned British, despite being the red-bloodiest American on staff. It's a crab and it's a brawler. It's a crabraw...   read

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The Pokemon creators just launched a puzzle platformer on Steam Early Access

Game Freak, the developer of the Pokémon franchise, has just released a new 2D puzzle-platforming action game (metroidvania?) on Steam Early Access called Giga Wrecker. Skimming the game's listing, it looks like the full versio...   read

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New hero in a half shell revealed for Pokemon Sun and Moon

Another day, another badass Pokémon is revealed for Sun and Moon. This time, it is a brand new fiery dragon turtle named Turtonator, which is kind of like Terminator and turtle combined. I like it. Meanwhile, everyone...   read

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Pokemon Sun and Moon

Oh my GOD, these two new Pokemon

A couple of pocket monsters from Pokémon Sun and Moon have slipped out of CoroCoro magazine, and if there was ever a time to use those beautiful eyes of yours before they give out, this would be it. According to Serebii, the hug-lov...   read


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Sun and Moon Battle Royal

Pokemon Sun and Moon's new four-player Battle Royal mode looks great

A new battle mode was shown off at today's Nintendo conference, and it's called "Battle Royal." It's for up to four players at once, each of which bring three Pokemon to the battle. Battles happen with one Pokemon per trainer at a time, and...   read

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Pokemon Sun & Moon details more information on the 'Alola Region'

Nintendo promised more information today regarding Pokemon Sun & Moon, and we got it in video form. It's your typical drip-feed format to be sure, but fans are probably going to salivate over all of the little details. We now know that ...   read

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PSA: You can pick up Manaphy in Pokemon starting today

Another month, another legendary Pokemon distribution event. This time Manaphy is up, and will be available from June 1 to 24 on the Nintendo Network -- nope, no need to go to GameStop and have them run out of promo codes that they alr...   read

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Pokemon giveaway

Don't forget to claim your free Shiny Yveltal in Pokemon this week

For the longest time, I couldn't remember Yveltal's name. I knew it started with a "Y" on account of its body shape and, uh, "Pokémon Y," but after that my brain would just shut down and refuse to take in the remaining letters. We al...   read

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Damn, y'all HATE Popplio

Yesterday we decided as a staff which starter Pokemon were best and which were worst and I decided, personally, that my friends and colleagues were a bunch of jabronis who do things like rank Froakie too low, rank Piplup too high, and don't...   read

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What is this Pokemon in the Sun and Moon trailer?

My favorite part of any new Pokémon game is seeing the new batch of creatures and inevitably getting into kerfuffles about how great or terrible they are, depending on who you ask. Some of us still have strong thoughts about make-bel...   read

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Best starter Pokemon

The best starter Pokemon, ranked

The upcoming Pokemon Sun and Moon revealed its three starting pocket monsters this week: Rowlet, Litten, Popplio (not pictured above), also known as the cast of Garfield. I figured it was perfect timing for a definitive, canon ranking of al...   read

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PSA: Go pick up your Shiny Xerneas in Pokemon now

Nintendo has been running a ton of Pokémon distribution events this year, and this month, you can pick up a Darkrai on top of shiny legendaries from the covers of X & Y. The time to get a regular ol' Zygarde has pa...   read

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Pokemon Sun & Moon launching November 18, with new adorable starters

Nintendo just dropped a new trailer for Pokemon Sun & Moon, unveiling five brand new Pokemon, the first in-game footage, and most importantly of all, the global release dates. Grass/Flying-type Rowlet, fire-type Litten, and water-t...   read

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Pocket Card Jockey
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Review: Pocket Card Jockey

Counselor: Hello everyone and welcome to this addiction support group. I see we have a new face here tonight so, sir, if you'd like to stand up and tell us all why you're here? (I stand up) Me: Hello, I'm CJ. Group: Hello, CJ. Me: Very rece...   read

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Pocket Card Jockey
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Game Freak's Pocket Card Jockey is arriving next week

We already knew that Pocket Card Jockey was coming west. It even got an eShop demo recently, signifying its impending release. But thanks to a trailer from Nintendo, we now know that it's actually coming to the 3DS eShop next week on M...   read

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The Pokemon re-releases were downloaded 1.5 million times

We touched on Nintendo's financial results for the fiscal year ended March 2016, noting that profits fell 60.6 percent in part because of a "lack of major titles," but there was another breakout tidbit that caught my eye: the Pokémon...   read

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Are they lions?

Pokemon trademark points to Sun and Moon legendaries

Solgaleo and Lunaala. Those look like they'll be the legendary mascots of Pokemons Sun and Moon according to a GameFreak trademark of two Pokemon names, as spotted by NeoGAF's Watch Da Birdie. Nothing else, including descriptions or images,...   read

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Weebs used harden

Officially licensed Pokemon lingerie is happening in real life

If you've ever wanted a Pikachu on your nipples or other 'no-no zones' then you're in luck as (and I can't believe I'm actually about to type this) the Pokémon Company have officially licensed the brand out to Yummy Mart for lingerie...   read

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How Pokken Tournament disciplines rage quitters

Pokkén Tournament is out now available , and unlike some games, is actually punishing rage quitters. Before heading online, Bandai Namco's new fighting game urges players to refrain from disconnecting in the middle of a match, as it'...   read

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