Pokémon Red, Blue and Yellow Download Codes Priced at $9.99 on Amazon

November 18th, 2015 | Category: Uncategorized

Pokemon Red VC Amazon

Shortly after the Pokémon Red, Blue and Yellow 3DS Virtual Console releases were announced, the online retailer Amazon added listings for download codes of the games, with each version priced at $9.99.

It’s considerably more expensive than the usual $3.99 to $5.99 Game Boy games go for on the Virtual Console. Perhaps it could be a premium for the work done to make trading and battling work with the 3DS’ wireless capabilities.

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N Nendoroid Coming to the Pokémon Center

November 11th, 2015 | Category: Uncategorized

N Nendoroid

Like Cynthia and Red before him, Pokémon Black and White’s mysterious anti-villain N is getting turned into a Nendoroid figure and will be sold in the Pokémon Center.

N will come with two interchangeable expressions – smiling and serious – plus a Pokéball and Reshiram figure.

The Pokémon Center will begin taking orders for N on November 18.

Source: Pokemon.com

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Trickster Zoroark Pokémon Distribution Event Begins Today

November 04th, 2015 | Category: Uncategorized

Starting today and continuing until November 20, you can receive a unique Trickster Zoroark in Pokémon Alpha Sapphire and Omega Ruby via Nintendo Network.

Unlike the Zoroark you can regularly find in the game, this one is the only one that knows Sludge Bomb, a move it is normally unable to learn. Rounding out the rest of its moveset is: Dark Pulse, Flamethrower and Sucker Punch.

When you receive Zoroark, it is level 50 and comes in a Ultra Ball.

Source: Pokemon.com

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Mythical Pokémon Hoopa, Pokémon Toys Come to McDonald’s This Month

November 02nd, 2015 | Category: Uncategorized

The next Pokémon distribution event for the U.S. will take place at participating McDonald’s from November 27 to December 23. Anyone who connects to the restaurant’s Nintendo Zone with their 3DS will receive the Mythical Pokémon Hoopa for their copy of Pokémon X, Y, Alpha Sapphire or Omega Ruby.

Hoopa will arrive at Level 50 in a Cherish Ball and know the following moves: Psychic, Astonish, Nasty Plot and Hyperspace Hole, a move unique to the pokémon.

McDonald’s will also soon begin including Pokémon toys in Happy Meals. There will be eight toys in total and they will come with one of 12 cards for the Pokémon Trading Card Game.

Source: Happymeal.com, Pokemon.com

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Pikachu Comes to Build-A-Bear Workshops Early 2016

October 20th, 2015 | Category: Uncategorized

Who's That Pokemon

Beginning early next year, Pokémon‘s iconic mascot will be available to build at Build-A-Bear Workshops in the North America, Europe and Australia.

There will be a couple of customization options available when you put together your Pikachu in-store, like a Poké Ball hoodie and a chip that plays sound clips. Online orders will get one more option in the form of a Charizard costume.

Regardless of how you get your Pikachu, it’ll come with a special promo card for Pokémon trading card game.

Source: @SerebiiNet

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Cynthia Nendoroid on Sale in the U.S. Pokémon Center Store

August 26th, 2015 | Category: Uncategorized

Cynthia Nendoroid

Fans of the Sinnoh League Champion Cynthia can now order her Nendoroid figure online in the Pokémon Center store.

The hand-painted figure includes 1 body, 2 faces, 5 arms, 2 hands, 3 legs, a Poké Ball and a stand. It also comes with a Garchomp, complete with its own set of additional limbs.

She’s pretty pricey at $49.99, but the figure was originally available only in Japanese Pokémon Centers and on the Amazon Japan Pokémon store.

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Pokémon Super Mystery Dungeon Coming This Winter

May 22nd, 2015 | Category: Uncategorized

Pokemon Super Mystery Dungeon logo

More pokémon, more adventures and more randomly-generated dungeons are coming to the 3DS this winter when Pokémon Super Mystery Dungeon launches in North America.

The Pokémon Mystery Dungeon spin-off games appear to be doing really well, with total sales for the series topping 13 million units sold worldwide.

Source: Press Release

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Three New 3DS Bundles Announced for Europe

May 06th, 2015 | Category: Uncategorized

Europe New 3DS Bundles May

New 3DS bundles for Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate, Pokémon Alpha Sapphire and Xenoblade Chronicles 3D are coming to Europe on June 26.

Each of the bundles come with: A New 3DS, the original system’s cover plates, an additional set of cover plates with game-related art, and a free game-related Home menu theme.

Of course, the bundles also come with their respective games. Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire come pre-installed, while Xenoblade Chronicles 3D is a physical copy (presumably because the game would fill up the 4GB Micro SD card included with the system).

Source: Nintendo.co.uk

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Gengar Joins Pokkén Tournament

April 27th, 2015 | Category: Uncategorized

The Shadow Pokémon Gengar will be a playable character in Bandai Namco’s upcoming arcade fighter Pokkén Tournament.

The character was announced this past weekend during a special stream for the game on Niconico. You can see a small sample of Gengar’s moveset in its reveal trailer, along with confirmation that it will be able to Mega Evolve into Mega Gengar.

With the addition of Gengar, Pokkén Tournament‘s playable roster is now up to seven. The game is due out in Japanese arcades sometime this summer.

Source: Niconico [via NeoGAF]

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Pokémon X and Y and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire and Omega Ruby Updates Required for Online Features

April 25th, 2015 | Category: Uncategorized

Pokemon Alpha Sapphire Omega Ruby Logo

Update 1.5 for Pokémon X and Y and 1.4 for Pokémon Alpha Sapphire and Omega Ruby went up recently and, while optional, are required if you plan to use the following online features:

  • Connecting to the Internet using the Player Search System
  • Using Wonder Trade
  • Using Game Sync
  • Connecting to the Global Trade Station
  • Redeeming a Mystery Gift

The notes for both updates don’t mention any specific changes, only that “Adjustments have been made to make for a more fun gaming experience.”

You should receive a prompt to update you game the next time you start it up, but you can also search for the latest update manually in the 3DS eShop.

Source: Nintendo Support, 2

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