Let’s just do one final inventory check…wild, death-defying coasters? Check! Unlimited creative power? Double check! An all-ages treat for new tycoons and veterans alike? Check! With the recent release of RollerCoaster Tycoon Adventures Deluxe, the RollerCoaster Tycoon series has been an enduring favorite among gamers, providing hours of entertainment as players build and maintain custom theme parks filled with thrilling rides, shops, restaurants, and decorations. From its inception in 1999, the title has grown to become one of the most popular and beloved gaming universes within the industry. The primary appeal of the RollerCoaster Tycoon series to its dedicated fanbase is undoubtedly its in-game customization options. Players can craft custom roller coaster designs, determine the layout and operation of their theme park, and manage finances by employing business strategies to maximize profits. Now, the fan base is made up of a vibrant mix of tycoons. The Tycoon HQ team has […]Continue reading
Highlights include release date for Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet DLC, as well as a special in-game event featuring Mew and Mewtwo, Two new animated series—Pokémon: Paldean Winds and Pokémon: Path to the Peak—plus digital preorders for Detective Pikachu Returns, and mobile game updates Today Aug 8, 2023, The Pokémon Company International (TPCi) streamed the latest Pokémon Presents to fans around the world, revealing exciting announcements and new experiences across the franchise. Further details were also shared about the highly anticipated downloadable content for the Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet games, which were released in November 2022 as the newest video games in the core Pokémon series. Details from today’s Pokémon Presents are below. POKÉMON SCARLET AND POKÉMON VIOLET: The Hidden Treasure of Area Zero Part 1: The Teal Mask The first adventure in The Hidden Treasure of Area Zero, the new DLC for the blockbuster Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet video games, will launch on September 13, 2023 In Part 1: The […]Continue reading
Are you a passionate fan of the Pokémon Trading Card Game (TCG)? Do you have a coveted collection of Pokémon cards from the new Scarlet & Violet—Obsidian Flames series? If so, then here’s your chance to show them off and win prizes with the launch of the Pokémon TCG Collection Contest!
Organised by the Pokémon Company International, the online competition is open to Pokémon TCG collectors and enthusiasts in the UK, France and Germany. From the 9th of July 2023 to 8 a.m. BST on 1st September 2023, entrants can submit photos of their collections on the contest website. Every two weeks, a new challenge will be issued for fans to showcase their collections – ranging from Favourite Collections to Coveted Cards to Favourite Pokémon.
- Round 1—Favourite Collection: entrants can show off their favourite Pokémon TCG collections.
- Round 2—Storage & Display: entrants can show off how they store and display their Pokémon TCG collections.
- Round 3—Coveted Cards: entrants can show off Pokémon TCG cards that are special to them.
- Round 4—Favourite Pokémon: entrants can show off their Pokémon TCG collections featuring their favourite Pokémon.
Winners and runners-up from each round will receive exciting prizes to help them grow their Pokémon TCG collections – from products from the recently released Scarlet & Violet Series to TCG accessories. Visit the Pokémon TCG Collection Contest website for more information and all the details to enter: collectioncontest.com.
Don’t miss your chance to show off your favourite Pokémon TCG cards and win great prizes – enter the Pokémon TCG Collection Contest today!
Announcements Include Unveiling of New Content for the Pokémon™ Scarlet and Pokémon Violet Games, Netflix Series Pokémon Concierge, Pokémon Trading Card Game Classic, Pokémon Sleep, and More Today, on Pokémon Day, the annual fan-focused, pop-culture holiday celebrating the launch of the original Pokémon video games on February 27, 1996, a special Pokémon Presents video presentation was streamed online to fans around the world. During the presentation, The Pokémon Company group announced new experiences coming to the globally popular entertainment franchise in 2023. Highlights included the reveal of The Hidden Treasure of Area Zero, new DLC for the blockbuster Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet video games; Pokémon Concierge, a new stop-motion Netflix series; Pokémon Trading Card Game Classic, a premium Pokémon TCG set; a much-anticipated update about Pokémon Sleep; the Pokémon GO Plus + device; newly discovered Pokémon; multiple in-game events for current titles; and more. Additionally, in celebration of Pokémon’s global fanbase on Pokémon Day, The Pokémon Company International revealed a digital mosaic in […]Continue reading
Ahead of the launch of the Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet games for the Nintendo Switch family of systems on Nov. 18, the partner Pokémon (Sprigatito, Fuecoco and Quaxly) made their official stateside debut this past Friday, Nov. 11, at Nintendo New York in Rockefeller Plaza. Trainers that missed their first appearance may also catch them at the midnight launch at Nintendo New York on Friday, Nov. 18. Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet are the newest entries in the Pokémon RPG series, where players may explore freely in a richly expressed open world.
Nintendo is taking the wraps off a season of incredible fun just in time for the holidays! The opening of the “Wishlist Wonderland with Nintendo Switch” experience at 15 malls across the country gives consumers a fun, hands-on opportunity to learn about the Nintendo Switch family of systems and build their own personal holiday wishlist from a growing library of thousands of games such as Splatoon 3, Nintendo Switch Sports, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe – Booster Course Pass*, Just Dance 2023 Edition (launching Nov. 22) and so much more! People can celebrate the Wishlist Wonderland with Nintendo Switch experience at the following shopping centers from Nov. 18 to Dec. 27: Market Location Address Atlanta, GA Perimeter Mall 4400 Ashford Dunwoody Rd. Atlanta, GA 30346 Boston, MA Burlington Mall 75 Middlesex Turnpike Burlington, MA 01803 Chicago, IL Woodfield Mall 5 Woodfield Mall Schaumburg, IL 60173 Cincinnati, OH Kenwood Towne Center 7875 Montgomery Rd. Cincinnati, OH 45236 Dallas, TX […]Continue reading
Longtime Nintendo Leader Expands Responsibilities in New Role Nintendo of America today named Devon Pritchard Executive Vice President of Sales, Marketing and Communications, following her tenure as the acting executive in that role since November 2021. A member of the Nintendo of America team for 16 years, Pritchard previously served as Executive Vice President of Business Affairs and Publisher Relations. While serving recently as the acting head of Sales, Marketing and Communications, Pritchard has overseen major Nintendo Switch game launches like Pokémon Legends: Arceus, Kirby and the Forgotten Land and Nintendo Switch Sports. Moving forward, Pritchard will oversee strategy and execution across the U.S. and Canada. “Devon’s years of leadership at Nintendo give her a deep understanding of our people, our products and our fans,” said Nintendo of America President Doug Bowser. “I have worked closely with Devon over the years and know she will use her knowledge of the brand and unique skill […]Continue reading
Fans of the franchise can now save the kidnapped Waddle Dees in style with new Kirby-themed designs PowerA, a global leader in video gaming accessories, has unveiled a brand new controller and case combo inspired by Kirby’s 30th anniversary. The Kirby-themed Enhanced Wired Controller for Nintendo Switch is now available for purchase in the UK and the US, and the matching Protection Case for Nintendo Switch – OLED Model, Nintendo Switch and Nintendo Switch Lite is set to become available in July. Looking as mouthwatering as candy, the officially licensed Kirby-themed Enhanced Wired Controller takes influence from the adorable protagonist’s character design, with his signature pink color having a prominent focus. Just like other Enhanced Wired Controllers within PowerA’s catalog, the Kirby variant is equipped with Mappable Advanced Gaming Buttons to help players swallow up the competition, and its lengthy detachable 10ft USB Cable allows players to game from a comfortable distance. The officially licensed […]Continue reading
Nintendo is hitting the road this summer with the Nintendo Switch Road Trip to bring families an interactive experience! From June 10 to Sept. 5, Nintendo is making stops across the U.S. and inviting families to enjoy hands-on gameplay with the newest member of the Nintendo Switch family, the Nintendo Switch – OLED Model system. You’ll be able to play demos of some of the latest Nintendo Switch games, including Nintendo Switch Sports, Kirby and the Forgotten Land and Mario Strikers: Battle League, which launches on June 10. In addition to featuring the latest Nintendo Switch games, the vibrantly designed experience will be decked out in colorful Nintendo décor – perfect for shareable photo opportunities on social media. Plus, you’ll have the opportunity to receive free Nintendo swag (while supplies last), as well as purchase the Nintendo hardware and software you’ve enjoyed at the experience via the online My Nintendo Store. This summer’s new Nintendo Switch event might just be […]Continue reading
Events Recognizing Pokémon Day 2022 and New Game Updates from Across the Franchise Also Unveiled On Sunday The Pokémon Company announced Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet, new video games coming to the blockbuster series that first captivated fans with the Pokémon Red and Pokémon Green games 26 years ago. The announcement was made during a special Pokémon Presents video presentation streamed online to fans around the world on Pokémon Day, the annual fan-focused, pop-culture holiday celebrating the launch of the original Pokémon games on February 27, 1996. Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet will launch in late 2022 and be available exclusively on the Nintendo Switch™ system. https://youtu.be/xoiwcdqMlCA “Trainers will once again embark on an epic journey of discovery and exploration,” said Tsunekazu Ishihara, president and CEO of The Pokémon Company. “Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet will be an adventure unlike any other, and I cannot wait to share this incredible experience with all of you.” New updates for the recently released Pokémon Brilliant Diamond, Pokémon Shining Pearl, and Pokémon […]Continue reading