Celebrate the Hoenn region during this new event!

Pokémon GO to kick off the new year with a brand-new celebration!

Celebrate the Hoenn region during this new event! Niantic and Pokémon GO is kicking off the new year with a brand-new celebration! Starting on January 15 at 1 p.m. PST until January 29 at 1 p.m. PST, Pokémon originally discovered in the Hoenn region will be appearing more frequently in the wild. Plus, if you evolve Shroomish into Breloom during the event, it will know the exclusive move Grass Knot! Event Date + Time Jan. 15, 2019, at 1:00 p.m. PST (GMT −8) to Jan. 29, 2019, at 1:00 p.m. PST (GMT −8) Features Pokémon originally discovered in the Hoenn region will appear more frequently in the wild. Field Research will highlight Pokémon originally discovered in the Hoenn region. Raid Battles will include Pokémon originally discovered in the Hoenn region, such as the Legendary Pokémon Kyogre and Groudon. Pokémon originally discovered in the Hoenn region will have an increased chance […]

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Sonic Mania Adventures: Holiday Episode

Sonic and Friends Are Back to Ring in the Holidays in an All-New Installment of Sonic Mania Adventures

Calling all Sonic fans! Get ready to celebrate the holidays with a brand-new installment of Sonic Mania Adventures. Sonic and Friends are back, and with the help of an old friend, they’re bringing the holiday cheer to your screen today. Fans can tune-in to watch the new short, “Sonic Mania Adventures: Holiday Episode” right here. In today’s installment, Metal Sonic and Doctor Eggman crash into the jungle after being defeated by Sonic and friends. Feeling broken and abandoned, as seasons turn cold, a surprise appearance may change Metal Sonic’s fate forever! SEGA is excited to share this bonus holiday short of Sonic Mania Adventures with all the Blue Blur’s fans to celebrate the spirit of giving, and the kindness that can warm even the coldest of hearts. Wondering how we got here? Make sure to check out the complete cut that includes all five episodes of Sonic Mania Adventures from start to finish: On YouTube at: https://youtu.be/LYvO8eaWJNc For […]

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Pokémon the Movie: The Power of Us Now Available on iTunes, Google Play, and Amazon Prime Video

Pokémon the Movie: The Power of Us Now Available on iTunes, Google Play, and Amazon Prime Video

December 11, 2018—Following its recent theatrical debut, the latest animated Pokémon film, Pokémon the Movie: The Power of Us, is now available to rent or purchase on iTunes, Google Play, and Amazon Prime Video in the UK and US. Fans can check their iTunes, Google Play, and Amazon Prime Video platforms for regional availability and pricing details. Amazon Prime https://www.amazon.co.uk/Pok%C3%A9mon-Movie-Power-Ikue-Ohtani/dp/B07KSJJNJH/ref=sr_1_1?s=instant-video&ie=UTF8&qid=1544461875&sr=1-1&keywords=pokemon+power+of+us (UK) https://www.amazon.com/Pok%C3%A9mon-Movie-Power-Ikue-Ohtani/dp/B07KSJ9L59/ref=tmm_aiv_swatch_1?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1544565889&sr=8-1 (US) Google Play https://play.google.com/store/movies/details/Pok%C3%A9mon_the_Movie_The_Power_of_Us?id=YjHokNmfE20 iTunes https://itunes.apple.com/gb/movie/pok%C3%A9mon-the-movie-the-power-of-us-dubbed/id1442869300 (UK), https://itunes.apple.com/movie/pok%C3%A9mon-the-movie-the-power-of-us-dubbed/id1442869300 (US). Based on the globally popular Pokémon brand, Pokémon the Movie: The Power of Us tells a new story of Ash and Pikachu as they team up with diverse characters to face unique challenges and thrilling Pokémon battles in this heartwarming film that illustrates the value of teamwork. The full movie trailer can be viewed Here: Or on the Pokémon YouTube channel here: https://youtu.be/8PGsP59Io20.

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Majora’s Mask Album Children of Termina Now Available

Renowned “Hyrule” series continues with Rozen’s Children of Termina, a deep dive into Majora’s Mask in digital and limited edition vinyl formats SEATTLE – November 30, 2018 – Materia Collective is excited to release Children of Termina, an in-depth musical exploration of the lore behind The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask by arranger Rozen. It follows the hugely-successful Sins of Hyrule and Ballads of Hyrule with powerful orchestral arrangements that revisit key moments and mysteries of Termina. Several live performers are featured including the Sofia Session Orchestra, Julie Elven (Horizon Zero Dawn) and Celica Soldream (World of Warcraft). Children of Termina by Rozen Children of Termina is licensed and available in digital and CD formats as well as limited edition vinyl: Children of Termina on Bandcamp Children of Termina on iTunes Children of Termina on Spotify “For the next installment in my Hyrule series, I wanted to explore the parallel world of Termina and its lore,” explains Rozen. “There’s so much beauty found in darkness and […]

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NPD Droup sales data

NPD Group: Total Industry Consumer Spending on Video Games in U.S. Increases 24 Percent to $9.1 Billion in the Third Quarter of 2018

Third quarter U.S. sales for total video games industry PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y., Nov. 30, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ – According to the Q3 2018 Games Market Dynamics: U.S.* report from leading global information company The NPD Group, overall total industry consumer spending on video gaming in the U.S. reached $9.1 billion in the third quarter of 2018 (July-Sept.), an increase of 24 percent compared to the same time period last year. Video game content sales increased 25 percent to $7.9 billion. All content categories, which include full-game, DLC/MTX, subscriptions, and mobile saw increases, with mobile games and digital content for console and portable platforms experiencing the most growth. The software titles having the most positive impact on dollar sales in the first half of the year include (listed alphabetically) Candy Crush Saga, Fortnite, Madden NFL 19, Marvel’s Spider-Man and NBA 2K19. Hardware sales grew 11 percent in the quarter to $737 million, led by Xbox One, PS4 and […]

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Nintendo Switch sales

Nintendo Hits Big Milestones from Thanksgiving to Cyber Monday

U.S. Nintendo Sales Top $250 Million During the Five-Day Period REDMOND, Wash., Nov. 28, 2018 – Nintendo Switch set two new records from Thanksgiving to Cyber Monday: It became the best-selling Nintendo console in U.S. history for that five-day period, surpassing even Wii system sales. Nintendo Switch also had its best-selling week ever in the United States. In fact, according to Adobe Analytics, Nintendo Switch was among the most-purchased items online on Thanksgiving Day and the overall top-selling video game product online for the Black Friday-Cyber Monday time period. Strong demand resulted in shoppers buying more than $250 million in Nintendo products from Thanksgiving through Cyber Monday, according to Nintendo’s internal sales figures, demonstrating that Nintendo has something for everyone this holiday season. That sales total accounts for video game systems like Nintendo Switch and the Nintendo 3DS family of systems, retro systems like Nintendo Entertainment System: NES Classic Edition and Super Nintendo Entertainment System: Super NES […]

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Scarlet Moon Christmas Volume III

Game Composers’ Annual Christmas Album Out Now with Cyber Monday Discount

Composers of Transformers (1986), Wizard of Legend, Beatmania, and more remix Christmas and game music with 30% Cyber Monday discount Scarlet Moon Christmas Volume III on Bandcamp SAN DIEGO – November 26, 2018 – Scarlet Moon Records is thrilled to release the third volume in their Christmas album series, Scarlet Moon Christmas Volume III. The series features game composers arranging Christmas standards and game music in Christmas style with this latest volume bringing together an all-star cast including Vince DiCola (The Transformers: The Movie(1986)), Osamu Kubota (DJMAX), Justin Lassen (Underworld film series), Dale North (Wizard of Legend), and more covering rock, funk, chillout, and FM styles among others. Scarlet Moon Christmas, Vol. III by Scarlet Moon Records Scarlet Moon Christmas Volume III is fully licensed and is now available: Scarlet Moon Christmas Vol. III on Bandcamp Scarlet Moon Christmas Vol. III on Spotify “For our annual Christmas album, we invite our internal Scarlet Moon talent and friends […]

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Protective Case for Poké Ball™ Plus

Venom Protects Them All with the Poké Ball Plus Protective Case Keep Your Poké Ball Safe and Protected While on The Go!

Hertfordshire, UK – November 14th, 2018 – Venom®, a leading UK provider of quality gaming accessories, announced today the shipping of the Protective Case for Poké Ball™ Plus, a unique accessory designed to store and protect the all-new Poké Ball Plus™ device. Used to play Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu!™ and Pokémon: Let’s Go, Eevee!™ the Poké Ball Plus™ can replace the use of the Joy-Con™ controllers during play, adding an extra dimension of fun to the games. In addition, the Poké Ball Plus can be used with your compatible Smartphone to play Pokémon GO™, allowing you to search for Pokémon without looking at your phone! The Protective Case for Poké Ball Plus™ is designed to snugly fit the Poké Ball Plus, featuring a hard EVA outer shell that protects your hardware from knocks and damage, perfect for gaming on the go. Fashioned in the signature red and white Pokémon™ design, the Protective Case for Poké Ball Plus is built with a soft inner lining to protect […]

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Majora's Mask Lore Explored Through Children of Termina Album

Majora’s Mask Lore Explored Through Children of Termina Album

Musician Rozen continues Hyrule series with Children of Termina, a deep dive into Majora’s Mask on digital, CD, and vinyl now available for pre-order SEATTLE – November 13, 2018 – Materia Collective is pleased to announce Children of Termina,  a deep exploration of the unsettling lore behind The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask by arranger Rozen. Much like his smash-hit albums Sins of Hyrule and Ballads of Hyrule, Children of Termina features powerful orchestral arrangements, this time taking on a dark and haunting tone as listeners unravel the mysteries of Termina. Live performers on the album include the Sofia Session Orchestra, Julie Elven (Horizon Zero Dawn) and Celica Soldream (World of Warcraft). Children of Termina by Rozen Children of Termina is licensed and available for pre-order ahead of the November 30, 2018 release in digital and CD formats as well as limited edition vinyl: Children of Termina Pre-Order on Bandcamp Rozen is keeping the full track list under wraps with reveals to be made regualarly […]

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Save Coins on Black Friday with New Nintendo Switch and Nintendo 2DS Bundles

Save Coins on Black Friday with New Nintendo Switch and Nintendo 2DS Bundles

Purchase Either System and a Get a Game at a Great Value REDMOND, Wash., Nov. 13, 2018 – Still deciding what to buy during this year’s Black Friday? Make sure to add some fun Nintendo items to the shopping list! Starting on Black Friday, Nintendo is offering deals on two awesome systems that would be great gifts for any person in your life – whether they are longtime video game fans or just getting started. The first is a Nintendo Switch system with the hit Mario Kart 8 Deluxe game as a full game download at a suggested retail price of only $299.99. That’s basically like getting a free game (which is a $60 value) with your purchase of Nintendo Switch! And to make driving in Mario Kart 8 Deluxe feel even more realistic, Nintendo is also offering a set of two white Joy-Con Wheel accessories at a suggested retail price of $14.99. Playing with the […]

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