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Pokemon Nationals

How Pokemon games create a positive competitive scene

This past weekend I attended the UK Pokemon Nationals in Liverpool, the first live competitive Pokemon event I have ever attended. I've played Pokemon religiously since the release of the first generation, but that has never translated in m...   read

 
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Come and watch the Pokemon UK National Championships here!

If you’re a fan of Pokémon, you might want to get your arse over to Twitch very shortly. For the first time ever the three European Nationals are being streamed online, and the first event held in Liverpool, England will be st...   read

 
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Pokemon

You'll be able to watch this year's European Pokemon National Championships on Twitch

As we all know, this year is Pokemon’s 20th anniversary. As part of the celebrations, this year’s National Championships in the UK, Germany and Italy will all be streamed via Twitch for the first time. Three different, English-l...   read

 
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Sign up for the Pokemon newsletter, and nab the three legendary birds

Apparently Nintendo isn’t happy with only giving us one measly mythical Pokémon each month this year. It's giving away Regice, Regirock, and Registeel to Pokémon Bank subscribers, and now it's giving away the three lege...   read

 
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This new Pokemon is a fire and water type

We got our first glimpse of Volcanion so long ago, via a leak, that today's official announcement from Nintendo initially felt brand new to me. The latest Mythical Pokémon is a fire/water type -- the first of its kind -- should be ob...   read

 
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Pokemon

'To Be the Very Best' follows real Pokemon trainers

I’ve never paid much attention to the confusing world of competitive Pokémon. EV training, natures, actually caring about a Pokémon's stats... it all confuses me. However, a documentary currently on Kickstarter called&nb...   read

 
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Pok閙on

Pok閙aniacs! Gold/Silver starters now on Pok閙on 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 anniversary of the Pok...   read

 
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Free Pok閙on

The Unova starter giveaway is live in Pok閙on 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, and POKEMON503,...   read

 
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Free Pok閙on

Who's the better Pok閙on: 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 and redeem a Mys...   read

 
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Catch 'em all

This map shows where to find Pok閙on 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 great start and...   read

 
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You won't have to leave home for this Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire shiny Beldum distribution

Now through January 14, 2015, Pokémon Omega Ruby and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire players can claim a free shiny Beldum via in-game internet distribution. No GameStop visit necessary! The Pokémon comes with its Mega Stone so...   read

 
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2.B.A. Master

I gave away my best Pokemon

For a couple months now, I've been thinking about getting rid of my Pokémon collection. My favorite part of the series is catching 'em all and for years that motivation has fueled my interest in these games. I'm not into forming the ...   read

 
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It's Deoxys vs. Rayquaza in Pok閙on Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire's new Delta Episode

Legendary Pokémon Deoxys is back in Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire -- and he's battling Rayquaza in space! Today's trailer shows some of the new Delta Episode, a storyline centered around an asteroid headed toward the planet (these g...   read

 
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Pok閙on remakes

We'll have to StreetPass to catch Latios and Latias in the Pok閙on remakes

In order to reach and catch Latios in Pokémon Alpha Sapphire and Latias in Pokémon Omega Ruby, we'll need an Eon Ticket. And to get one of those, well, it's kind of a pain in the ass. Here in the US, The Pokémon Company...   read

 
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Pok閙on Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire ad probably isn't FAA compliant

Look, kid -- there's a lot of work that goes into flying somewhere. All your liquids have to be in a tiny bag, your seat needs to turn into a flotation device in the event of a water landing, and there has to be plenty of ginger ale aboard...   read

 
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Nintendo

Nintendo offering small incentive for buying both Pokemon Omega and Alpha at Best Buy

When November 21 hits and Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire arrive, Best Buy will carry an exclusive double pack. It will include both games in one giant box, ringing in at $79.98 -- basically the price of both games separately. Bu...   read

 
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Pok閙on demo

Don't overplay the Pok閙on Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire demo

Do you have your code for the special demo of Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire? There are a handful of ways to acquire one before the games' full release on November 21. Those who missed getting a code via email should consider ...   read

 
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Pokemon evolutions

Pokemon X & Y will not be updated with the new Mega Evolutions

When Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire arrive, it won't bring any new Pokemon types, per se as it pertains to the Pokedex. It will have new Mega Evolutions though, which can be achieved by way of holding certain items and init...   read

 
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Here's how to get the special demo for Pok閙on Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire

By now, you've hopefully had a chance to read Steven's words about Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire. Funny guy, that Steven. The Pokémon Company has since sent over some accompanying media showing the new flying sequence...   read

 
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Mega Rayquaza looks far cooler than normal Rayquaza

It was all but guaranteed that Rayquaza would be among those Pokémon in Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire to have a Mega Evolution -- or perhaps a Primal Reversion, like Groudon and Kyogre -- and as such it's nice to get that confirmati...   read

 
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We're getting the demo for Pok閙on Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire too

Well, I'll be. The demo for Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire isn't just coming to Japan. The Pokémon Company International isn't saying when or how codes will be distributed in the West yet, but this special demo will fe...   read

 
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Pok閙on

More Mega Evolutions: Camerupt, Sharpedo, and Gallade

Japanese magazine CoroCoro has the scoop on three more Mega Evolutions debuting in Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire, as picked up by Serebii.net. Camerupt's new form is my favorite of the trio -- that grin! Mega Sharpedo looks e...   read

 
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New Pok閙on Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire trailer shows off additional features

The Pokémon Company has released a new trailer for the upcoming Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire, and boy, are they shaping up well. The trailer shows off the newly-remastered version of Hoenn, the face-offs against Team...   read

 
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Pok閙on Omega Ruby

Pre-order Pok閙on Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire at Toys "R" Us to receive a Charizard plush

Toys "R" Us, as revealed in a print ad in the US, is currently running an in-store pre-order promotion where you can take home a cuddly new Charizard plush toy if you purchase both Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire at the same ti...   read

 
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Mega Slowbro looks happier in motion

There are certain Pokémon who warrant getting a Mega Evolution for the ensuing stat increases, and others who you just want to see in a new form. Slowbro is unquestionably one I was curious about for the latter reason -- what would ...   read

 
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Here's the official reveal of Mega Audino

The Mega Evolutions keep rolling out, with Mega Audino having leaked just the other day. But now there's a trailer to keep things official. Check out Audino's Mega Evolution, and a rundown on what the evolved version of this Normal-to-Fair...   read

 
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Pok閙on

There are still more Pok閙on Mega Evolutions out there

CoroCoro magazine has revealed a gaggle of additional Mega Evolutions to appear in Pokémon Omega Ruby and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire, including Mega Altaria, Mega Lopunny, and Mega Salamence. It seems that these are a bit of a ran...   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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Pokemon

Dress your Pikachu in Pok閙on Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire

More Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire information out of CoroCoro following yesterday's news of Mega Metagross. Courtesy of magazine scans posted on Serebii, we have a look at the gym leaders' new appearances for these remakes, ...   read

 
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Pokemon

Pokemon Alpha Sapphire and Omega Ruby will have the Secret Base mechanic

When Pokemon Alpha Sapphire and Omega Ruby arrive on the 3DS as remakes of Sapphire and Ruby from the GBA era, they'll be bringing along the contemporary refreshments we take for granted today -- like online play. But it'll also arrive with...   read

 
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Get the lowdown on additional Mega Evolutions in Pok閙on Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire

There's no shortage of new Pokémon information, is there? Check out this new video and additional screens of the new Mega Evolutions featured in Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire, and try not to wish too hard that it's No...   read

 
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Look back on all the Pok閙on games of E3 2014

With E3 drawing to a close, it's time to look back on the show and recap what we know about specific games. That's exactly what this Pokémon E3 2014 recap video is all about, which showcases the several announcements we've seen over...   read

 
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Mega Sableye announced for Pok閙on Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire

There sure are a lot of Mega Evolutions running about lately. Today, a brand new trailer for Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire detailed the latest addition to the Mega Evolution lineup: Mega Sableye. Mega Sableye looks fairly cl...   read

 
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Pokemon Alpha Sapphire, Omega Ruby coming to 3DS on November 21

Nintendo teased us with some brief footage of Pokémon Alpha Sapphire and Omega Ruby last month, but it wasn't until today that we received our first good look at the upcoming remakes. The Nintendo 3DS titles are ...   read

 
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Nintendo unveils first footage of Pok閙on Alpha Sapphire and Omega Ruby

In case you missed the big news, Nintendo announced "full remakes" of Pokémon Sapphire and Pokémon Ruby earlier this week. And now we get our first look at the games in action. I mean, sort of. Just look at camera sure is spi...   read

 
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Pok閙on Omega Ruby and Pok閙on Alpha Sapphire are 'full remakes'

Newly announced 3DS games Pokémon Omega Ruby and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire are obviously tied to GBA classics Ruby and Sapphire, but what are they really? New? Remakes? Or that terrible industry word -- r...   read

 
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Pok閙on Omega Ruby and Pok閙on Alpha Sapphire coming this fall

Oh my damn. Pokémon Omega Ruby and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire will launch worldwide in November 2014, Nintendo announced this morning. For your 3DS (or 2DS). For your soul. For your spirit. These are redone versions of GBA c...   read

 

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