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Mario! Pikachu! Fusion, ha!

What would happen if Mario and Pikachu did the fusion dance? No, this isn't some deviantart contest, but if it were Nintendo would claim all the entries considering it and the Pokémon Company have teamed up create an official mo...   read


The first (and best) Pokemon movie is coming back to theaters

Perhaps as a promotional stunt to create even more hype for Pokémon Sun and Moon releasing on November 18, The Pokémon Company has announced it will show the classic film, Pokémon: The First Movie for two days at s...   read

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You were the one!
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Very bad news: It doesn't sound like Danny DeVito will be Detective Pikachu

I'm sorry to have to crush all our hopes and dreams, but it looks like Danny DeVito most likely won't be voicing Detective Pikachu if the game is ever localized in English. At an event in LA yesterday, DeVito was asked if he was aware ...   read

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Detective Pikachu Intro
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Great Detective Pikachu catcalls a lady in the intro for the game

Great Detective Pikachu is officially released in Japan (that was fast) and the introduction and following sequence have been captured and uploaded to YouTube. In it, Detective Pikachu has a dream about being in a car crash, catcalls ...   read

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Detective Pikachu

You've got the right stuff, Detective Pikachu

I've been following Great Detective Pikachu for years, and what a journey it has been. There was a time when we just had a scant few seconds of nightmarish facial-capture footage to go on for the 3DS game and even then, in its infancy, I wa...   read

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That Detective Pikachu game has been revealed for 3DS

We knew some sort of Detective Pikachu game was coming at some point, but now we have final confirmation. It's called Birth of a New Partnership, and it's due for a February 3, 2016 release date on the 3DS eShop in Japan, at a 1,500 yen pri...   read

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You can get a Pikachu wearing Charizard's skin at Build-a-Bear soon

Soon, Pikachu will be upon us, creeping up in every mall, beckoning you to go and build him. Yes, that Build-a-Bear promotion will be coming to stores this month, and you can pre-order a ticket now to create him for $28. If you want, you ca...   read

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Holiday toys

Christmas Pikachu and other holiday Pokemon merch

From the people that brought you Intern Pikachu, the Pokémon Center is doing a holiday line of Pokémon products. Deck the halls with Pokéballs of holly. Rudolph the red-nosed Deerling. Uh. Man, I really haven't heard Ch...   read

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Pikachu partnership

Make a custom Pikachu plush at Build-a-Bear

Uh, it's called the Build-A-Bear Workshop, not the Build-a-Fictional-Electric-Mouse Workshop. That egregious oversight aside, you, too can have an expensive plush as The Pokemon Company has partnered with Build-A-Bear. Starting 2016, Build-...   read

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Wrasslin' Chu
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Wrasslin' Pikachu Libre's new Pokken Trailer, OH YEAH!

Pokkén Tournament is looking like it is going to be the cream of the crop when it runs wild on Wii U in 2016, especially with Pikachu Libre (or is it Masked Pikachu?) in tow. Watch this hot new trailer that showcases the lucha ...   read


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Intern Pikachu

Even Pikachu is an intern

Pikachu wants a good job so he can start a family, but he's up against over 700 other candidates and "lacks experience." But the thing is, he can't get sufficient experience without a job. So he has become an intern. Unpaid, I assume. Poor,...   read

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This custom 'Pikaboy' Game Boy Color is amazing

One of my favorite things to do at Destructoid is share passion projects from all the other gamers out there, and this "Pikaboy" is no exception. Although the project itself is a bit old in nature, eforie's creation, which came t...   read

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Gaming culture

NBA logos go gaming

Have a favorite NBA team? Have a favorite gaming mascot? Did you want them combined? No? Well, too bad because someone just did that. Have a look at these cool designs by ak47_studios.   read

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It's Mario vs. Pokemon Trainer with a claymation twist

It's the Gameboy's 25th birthday this year! I never liked that thing. The fact that it beat out a quality piece of hardware like the Atari Lynx used to really bother me... when I was 13. Since then I've learned to not worry about that kind...   read

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Cosplay Pikachu and Mega Metagross look neat in this Ruby/Sapphire video

If you haven't been paying much attention to the recent Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire details to come out of Japanese magazine CoroCoro and promptly appear online in blurry scans, not to worry -- it's pretty much all here in...   read

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The official Pokmon Center online store is opening in August

Jonesing for official Pokémon merchandise from the Pokémon Center but nowhere close to one? I feel your pain. That one trek to Manhattan wasn't enough for me. Luckily, The Pokémon Company plans to open up an official on...   read

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'Great Detective Pikachu'

Nintendo files trademark for 'Great Detective Pikachu'

Just over a week ago, news surfaced that the creepy as all hell motion-captured Pikachu demo would be part of a possible new project Game Freak was working on that featured the yellow mouse as the player's partner in a game with detective e...   read

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There's a detective game starring Pikachu

That untitled Pikachu game with the terrifying motion capture is a detective game in which the iconic character serves as your partner, according to the all-seeing, all-knowing Serebii. The Pokemon Company CEO Tsunekazu Ishihara was feature...   read


A glimpse of that new Pikachu game shows some scary faces

Earlier this month, we heard a new Pikachu game was in the works. A preview of an upcoming episode of Japanese television program Professional Shigoto no Ryuugi only shows a couple of scenes of the work in progress. One shows an on-scr...   read

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