Nintendo Heads to PAX East with New Games and to Crown the Nintendo Switch Tournament Champions

Nintendo Heads to PAX East with New Games and to Crown the Nintendo Switch Tournament Champions

Attend the Tournaments Live at the Show or Catch the Livestream Online REDMOND, Wash., March 12, 2019 – Nintendo is headed to PAX East in Boston this year from March 28 to March 31 with a large assortment of games, events and activities for fans, headlined by the finals of the Splatoon 2 North America Inkling Open 2019 and the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate North America Open 2019. The final events for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate North America Open 2019 and Splatoon 2 North America Inkling Open 2019 both take place on March 30 at the PAX Arena. Fans with a PAX East Saturday badge are free to attend on a first-come, first-served basis. Both tournaments have hosted online qualifiers throughout the past couple of months, all leading to these epic showdowns that promise to offer a showcase of smashes and splats. The tournaments will also be livestreamed at https://events.nintendo.com/, so […]

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Rainy Day Pokémon Figure from Funko

Latest Pikachu Funko Figure Revealed!

Get the first look at the upcoming Funko figure arriving exclusively at the Pokémon Center. Every month for a year, Pikachu will be starring in A Day with Pikachu collection, a bunch of figures celebrating holidays and even the weather created by Funko. Spring is just around the corner, but not everyone is excited about the rain showers it’ll bring! The new Rainy Day Pokémon Figure from the A Day with Pikachu collection features the typically energetic Pikachu in a bit of dour mood. The dreary showers have left poor Pikachu soaked—and that raincoat only helps so much! Pikachu might be pouting, but the Rainy Day Pokémon Figure from Funko is certain to bring cheer to fans when it arrives in the Pokémon Center later this month. The Rainy Day figure, which has Pikachu in a raincoat clutching a sunny Castform, will launch later this month.

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TCG Bulbasaur

Pokémon TCG: Detective Pikachu – Bulbasaur Reveal

Get a look at another of the new Pokémon from the upcoming POKÉMON Detective Pikachu film to be featured in the Pokémon TCG. Recently, we’ve had a couple of exciting reveals of the new Pokémon TCG cards inspired by the upcoming live-action POKÉMON Detective Pikachu feature film. Over the next four days, we’ll share a few more of these cards, as posted by the official Pokémon website, featuring some beloved Pokémon as they appear in the film. You’ll want to grab these great collectibles to complete your set, so check back in to see more! Bulbasaur There’s no denying that Bulbasaur is about as cute as a Pokémon can be. Just look at those large eyes, so full of emotion, and that wide, cheery grin! This little Grass-type Pokémon is simply irresistible. It can even pull off its trademark Vine Whip attack for the cost of two Grass Energy and one Colorless Energy. This card is first […]

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Legend Of Zelda: Time To Save Hyrule Triforce Alarm Clock

WAKE UP EARLY TO SAVE THE WORLD WITH THIS LEGEND OF ZELDA ALARM CLOCK

Even the Hero of Time himself needs help getting out of bed. Hey! Listen! Do you hear that? It’s Navi! And that noise is your alarm clock. It’s time to drag those lazy bones out of bed and save Hyrule! Do you remember, Hero of Time? We bought you this Legend Of Zelda: Time To Save Hyrule Triforce Alarm Clock for the express purpose of getting you up and at ’em to make sure you’re on your way to rescue Zelda and keep the evil Ganondorf from taking over the world. This Triforce-shaped clock is shaped like a fun collectible, but it’s all business. It’s powered by USB, so you can just plug it into a power source like a computer so you don’t have to worry about batteries. And when the alarm goes off, it won’t play a blaring, irritating sound. Instead, it will triumphantly play The Legend of Zelda: A Link to […]

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POKÉMON Detective Pikachu Movie-Inspired Trading Cards Revealed

New ‘POKÉMON Detective Pikachu’ Movie-Inspired Trading Cards Revealed, Including Mewtwo and More Standouts From Latest Film Trailer

London, United Kingdom—March 5, 2019— Following the latest blockbuster trailer for “POKÉMON Detective Pikachu,” The Pokémon Company International has unveiled the remaining cards from the special Pokémon Trading Card expansion celebrating the upcoming movie. Pokémon fans can now get their first glimpse at favourites such as Bulbasaur and Charmander, as well as standouts from the trailer including Ludicolo and Mewtwo. A second card featuring Detective Pikachu has also been revealed. The cards will feature all Pokémon in their CGI movie likeness and will be available at retail from March 29 in Europe in unique movie-themed sets. While the reveal of these cards complete the 18-card expansion, Pokemon.com will reveal special promotional cards celebrating the movie and discuss how to get them in the coming weeks. Between the expansion and promo cards, more than 25 cards will feature Pokémon as seen in the movie. The new POKÉMON Detective Pikachu TCG cards revealed today […]

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Pokémon Play Zone! in Seattle during Emerald City Comic Con

Visit the Pokémon Play Zone! in Seattle to Play Pokémon Games and Meet Pikachu and Eevee

Nintendo is setting up a Pokémon Play Zone! during Emerald City Comic Con in Seattle the weekend of March 14-17, and everyone is invited! Even folks that don’t have a badge to the convention can attend. The Pokémon Play Zone! will be set up at the Hyatt Regency a couple of blocks away from the Washington State Convention Center. Visitors to Nintendo’s family-friendly zone can play the hit Nintendo Switch games Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu!and Pokémon: Let’s Go, Eevee!, take memorable photos, meet iconic Pokémon Pikachu and Eevee, and have the chance to receive special branded items, while supplies last. Pokémon GO Trainers who are looking for a one-of-a-kind Pokémon GO experience can stop by the Pokémon Play Zone! for some limited-time in-game surprises.Pokémon GO Trainers who demo the Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! or Pokémon: Let’s Go, Eevee! games will also have the chance to encounter Meltan, a newly discovered Pokémon in Pokémon GO. Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! and Pokémon: Let’s Go, Eevee! are the latest […]

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Pokémon Direct on Pokémon Day!

Pokémon Direct tomorrow, Pokémon Day!

Set your alarms, Trainers—you don’t want to miss this Pokémon Day! “These are all the details you’re getting…until tomorrow.” pokemon.com The official Pokémon Twitter account has just announced that a new Pokémon Direct is coming tomorrow! Promising a seven minute long feature and teasing with an image of three lone Poké Balls.. These are all the details you’re getting…until tomorrow. 😉 Set your alarms, Trainers—you don’t want to miss this Pokémon Day! ⏰ #PokemonDirect pic.twitter.com/SvMFzfsM5m — Pokémon (@Pokemon) February 26, 2019

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2019 Pokémon World Championships

Pokémon World and North American 2019 Tournament Locations & Dates Announced

2019 POKÉMON NORTH AMERICA INTERNATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS AND 2019 POKÉMON WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS DATES AND LOCATIONS ANNOUNCED The Greater Columbus Convention Center will host the North America International Championships in June. Open to players worldwide with no residency restrictions, this tournament provides Pokémon TCG and video game competitors with a final opportunity to score valuable Championship Points in order to secure an invitation to the 2019 World Championships. In August, the top Pokémon TCG and video game players will meet and compete at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC, for the Pokémon World Championships. The Pokémon World Championships celebrate the hardworking players and supportive community around them. To qualify, Pokémon TCG and video game Trainers must have battled at Championship Series events throughout the season and earned enough Championship Points to contend for a spot in the final competition. Winners will receive the title of World Champion and a […]

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BREAKING: Nintendo of America’s Reggie Fils-Aime to Retire: Doug Bowser Named New President

Transition will Occur in April REDMOND, Wash., Feb. 21, 2019 – After more than 15 notable years at Nintendo of America, and nearly 13 as its President and COO, Reggie Fils-Aime will retire. His last day with Nintendo will be April 15. Doug Bowser, NOA’s current Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing, will then succeed Reggie as President of Nintendo of America. Nintendo fans, Reggie has a message for all of you. Please take a look. pic.twitter.com/EAhaEl5oEJ — Nintendo of America (@NintendoAmerica) February 21, 2019 “I really appreciate everything Reggie has done for Nintendo,” said Shuntaro Furukawa, President of Nintendo Co., Ltd. “Inside and outside our company, Reggie is known as an exceptional leader. We are grateful that he is leaving the business in good shape with strong momentum. While we will miss him and we wish him the very best in his retirement, we are also pleased to […]

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