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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More Shows Added to the Pokémon: Symphonic Evolutions Concert Tour

March 26th, 2015 | Category: Uncategorized

If you’ve ever wanted to hear orchestrated versions of some of your favorite Pokémon tracks, you’ll want to check out the Pokémon: Symphonic Evolutions Concert Tour schedule, which went up today.

The actual concert tour won’t begin until May, but tickets will go on sale this Saturday, March 28. However, if you use the presale code “MELOETTA” you can purchase tickets a day early.

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Suicune, Gardevoir and Pikachu Confirmed for Pokkén Tournament

January 23rd, 2015 | Category: Uncategorized

Pokken Tournament Pikachu

Bandai Namco’s Katsuhiro Harada and Masaaki Hoshino were both on hand at a special Famitsu stream on NicoNico to show off Pokkén Tournament. The latest build of the game featured three new fighters: Suicune, Gardevoir and Pikachu.

They also revealed that there will be assist pokémon. The following have been confirmed (from NeoGAF):

  • Snivy – Leaf Tornado (non-moving whirling tornado leaf)
  • Lapras – Surf (dash attack with Lapras)
  • Fennekin – Ember (lobs an explosive fire)
  • Emolga – Shockwave (cone electric projectiles)

Arcade location tests for the game will begin January 30 in Japan.

Source: NeoGAF

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Pokémon Alpha Sapphire and Omega Ruby Special Demo Available to the Public

December 27th, 2014 | Category: Uncategorized

ASOR Special Demo

Anyone can now download the previously code-exclusive demo of Pokémon Alpha Sapphire and Omega Ruby in the 3DS eShop.

By playing through the short scenarios in the demo, you can unlock a Glalie and some bonus items to transfer over to the full version of the game.

Source: @NintendoAmerica

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Pokémon Alpha Sapphire and Omega Ruby Soundtracks Now on iTunes

December 22nd, 2014 | Category: Uncategorized

Pokemon ORAS Super Music Collection

Now that the soundtracks for all the past Pokémon games are on iTunes, it’s time to add the new stuff, which is, ironically, just remakes of stuff from the past.

You can now pick up the Pokémon Omega Ruby & Pokémon Alpha Sapphire: Super Music Collection on iTunes for $9.99. At 160 tracks, that’s about 16 cents per trumpet!

Source: Serebii

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Good Smile’s Pokémon Red Nendoroid For Sale in the U.S.

December 18th, 2014 | Category: Uncategorized

Pokemon Red Nendo

The limited-edition Pokémon trainer Red Nendoroid from Good Smile Company that was originally exclusive to Pokémon Center stores and Amazon in Japan is now available for purchase in the U.S. via the English Pokémon Center online store and Amazon.com.

The $50 figure is modeled after the version of Red in the FireRed/LeafGreen GBA remakes. He comes with a ton of accessories, including three sets of expressions, arms and legs, a Poké Ball, a Master Ball, a backpack and three pokémon: Bulbasaur, Charmander, and Squirtle.

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