Nintendo of Europe Announces Special Edition New 3DS XL and SteelBook Cases for Pokémon Sun and Moon

June 22nd, 2016 | Category: Uncategorized

Pokemon Sun Moon 3DS XL Limited Edition

A black and white special edition New 3DS XL featuring Solgaleo and Lunala from Pokémon Sun and Moon is coming to Europe this November, Nintendo of Europe confirmed.

Also coming out that month are the Pokémon Sun and Moon Fan Edition releases. These are practically identical to the standard versions, but they come in a collectible SteelBook case.

Source: @NintendoEurope, 2

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Pokémon Sun and Moon Trailer Reveals New Pokémon and New Battle Mode

June 14th, 2016 | Category: Uncategorized

It’s not all about Zelda today for Nintendo. This morning, to start off their E3 event, the company revealed three new pokémon that will appear in Pokémon Sun and Moon.

Pikipek, the Woodpecker Pokémon, is a Normal/Flying-type with the abilities Keen Eye/Skill Link.

Yungoos, the Loitering Pokémon, is a Normal-type that has the abilities Stakeout/Strong Jaw.

The last new pokémon is Grubbin, the Larva Pokémon is a Bug-type with the ability Swarm.

Nintendo also gave us a look at the new Battle Royal mode that will debut in the upcoming games. The Pokémon Sun and Moon website provides a brief description of how the mode will work:

“Each of the four Trainers chooses three Pokémon and sends one Pokémon into battle at a time. The battle is over at the end of any turn when all of the Pokémon of one Trainer have fainted. The players are ranked, and a victor is declared based on the number of Pokémon each defeated and the number of Pokémon each has remaining in play.”

Pokémon Sun and Moon are scheduled to launch on November 18 for most of the world and on November 23 in Europe.

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CoroCoro Reveals Two New Pokémon for Pokémon Sun and Moon

June 11th, 2016 | Category: Uncategorized

Pokemon Sun Moon CoroCoro 6-11-2016

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Japanese magazine CoroCoro gave everyone their first look at two new pokémon appearing in Pokémon Sun and Moon.

There is the Half-Awake Pokémon Nekkoala. It is a Normal-type with the ability “Definite Sleep,” which prevents it being afflicted with a status other than sleep.

The other newcomer is the Puppy Pokémon Iwanko. It is a Rock-type that can have either the Keen Eye or Vital Spirit abilities.

In related Sun and Moon news, the official Pokémon YouTube channel released a new video showing off Legendary Pokémon Zygarde’s 10% Forme and Complete Forme, both of which will debut in the upcoming pair of games.

Source: Serebii

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Europe Gets Second Mew Distribution Event

June 08th, 2016 | Category: Uncategorized

Mew Pokemon Distribution Event 2016

North American Pokémon trainers will have to jump through a few hoops in order to get the Mythical Pokémon Mew if they missed out on last February’s distribution event. People in Europe, on the other hand, will have a considerably easier time. All they have to do is enter the serial code “MEW2016” in their copy of Pokémon Alpha Sapphire, Omega Ruby, X or Y before June 30.

Players will not be able to redeem the code for a second Mew if they already received the pokémon earlier this year.

Source: Serebii

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Manaphy Is This June’s Mythical Pokémon Giveaway

June 03rd, 2016 | Category: Uncategorized

Manaphy Distribution Event

The year of Mythical Pokémon distribution events continues this month with the Seafaring Pokémon Manaphy.

The level 100 Water-type has the Hydration ability and knows the following moves:

  • Tail Glow
  • Bubble
  • Water Sport

Manaphy will be available online in Pokémon Alpha Sapphire, Omega Ruby, X and Y via Mystery Gift until June 24. Detailed instructions on how to acquire Manaphy are available on Pokemon.com.

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Legendaries Solgaleo and Lunala Take Center Stage in New Pokémon Sun and Moon Trailer

June 02nd, 2016 | Category: Uncategorized

The latest trailer for Pokémon Sun and Moon gives us a brief look at Solgaleo and Lunala, the new pair of Legendary pokémon that will play a big role in the games’ story, along with some of the characters you’ll meet in the Alola region.

Pokémon Sun and Moon launches for the 3DS on November 18 in most of the world. The European release will follow a few days later on November 23.

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Kotobukiya Making A Figure of Pokémon’s Trainer Red and Pikachu

May 31st, 2016 | Category: Uncategorized

Kotobukiya Pokemon Red Pikachu

Figure manufacturer Kotobukiya are making a 1/8th scale figure of Trainer Red and Pikachu from Pokémon.

The company unveiled the figure at this spring’s Mega Hobby Expo 2016 in Japan and confirmed that it will be part of their ArtFX J line. Unfortunately, no release date has been announced at this time.

Source: @amiamihobbynews [via Nintendo Insider]

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Pokémon Trainer Club Newsletter Giving Away A Free Mew Next Month

May 27th, 2016 | Category: Uncategorized

Mew June 2016 Giveaway

Nintendo and The Pokémon Company are giving a second chance to trainers who missed out on getting the Mythical Pokémon Mew last February. Anyone who signs up or is already signed up to receive the Pokémon Trainer Club newsletter will receive a free Mew code in the newsletter for June.

There are some important things to note. The deadline to sign up and receive the code is June 1. Also, if you have already received the Mew given away at GameStop stores earlier this year, you will not be able to get this one as this one is the same pokémon.

Source: Pokemon.com

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Shiny Yveltal Distribution Event Expires on May 26

May 23rd, 2016 | Category: Uncategorized

Shiny Yveltal

The final part of the Kalos region Legendary Pokémon distribution event is ending soon. You only have until this Thursday, May 26 to hop on to Pokémon X, Y, Alpha Sapphire or Omega Ruby and use the Mystery Gift option to get a free shiny Yveltal.

Earlier this month, Nintendo also gave away a free level 100 Zygarde and shiny Xerneas. There are also currently distribution events going on for the Hoenn region’s Legendary titans, the Kanto region’s Legendary birds and eleven Mythical Pokémon.

Source: Xy10.pokemontcgxy.com

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Comic-Style Pikachu Gear Comes to the Pokémon Center Store

May 19th, 2016 | Category: Uncategorized

Comic Style Pikachu

The Pokémon Center online store recently introduced a new line of clothing and accessories featuring the iconic Pikachu in a stylish black and white “comic style” design.

Some of the items are pretty pricey, like the $200 messenger bag or $70 hoodie, but they are arguably some of the best looking things the store has to offer.

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