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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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New Pokemon game announced for mobile devices

Pokémon Go isn't the only Pokémon mobile game in the works. In addition to Ingress developer Niantic's upcoming augmented reality game, The Pokémon Company has announced a new collaboration with Japanese startup He...   read

 
 
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Pocket Card Jockey, that Game Freak horse racing game, is coming west!

For nearly three years, westerners have lived without access to Pocket Card Jockey. It's been a hard time for sure, but now we have some light at the end of that ardous tunnel. Nintendo announced yesterday by way of its Nintendo Direct that...   read

 
 
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Tauros is how you objectively kick ass at Pokemon

Everyone has their theory on how to be the best Pokémon trainer in the world. If you ask me, I'd say use that Charizard to obliterate anything that dares to challenge you. Work smarter, not harder. To coincide with the re-releas...   read

 
 
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Review: Pokemon Blue

Growing up, Pokémon wasn't just a game. It was also a way of life. I didn't have a Game Boy in time for Red, Blue, or even Yellow, but that didn't stop me from succumbing to Pokémania like every other kid in the '90s. Our poor...   read

 
 
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Review: Pokemon Red

Over the course of the past few weeks, I've been interviewing people regarding their first Pokémon experience, and it usually involves finding out about it a few months, or even years after it launched in the US (like Laura's fi...   read

 
 
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Review: Pokemon Yellow

The first time I played Pokémon Yellow, I was nine years old. My older brother had taken me with him to a nearby snooker hall where a friend of his gave us a floppy disc. It contained a PC emulator for Yellow, which broke reliably an...   read

 
 
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