Nintendo Continues Its Countdown to E3 2019 with More Details on What Fans Can Expect

Nintendo Continues Its Countdown to E3 2019 with More Details on What Fans Can Expect

Tournaments, Hands-On with Multiple 2019 Games, Nintendo Treehouse: Live (with an Indie Day!) and Best Buy Sampling add up to a Week of Fun REDMOND, Wash., June 6, 2019 – As the E3 2019 video game trade show rapidly approaches, Nintendo provided more details about some of its activities around the June 11-13 event in Los Angeles. Nintendo confirmed that the Nintendo Switchgames available for people to play on the show floor include Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield, which were the focus of a recently released Pokémon Direct. Other games on the show floor include Luigi’s Mansion 3, The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening and MARVEL ULTIMATE ALLIANCE 3: The Black Order, in addition to various other games playable in Nintendo’s booth. Fans will hear details about additional upcoming titles for Nintendo Switch during the Tuesday-morning Nintendo Direct presentation, with continued information during the week on Nintendo Treehouse: Live, with a focus on indie games on Thursday, June 13. […]

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Nintendo Switch Heads Across the U.S. for an Interactive Road Trip for Kids and Families

Nintendo Switch Heads Across the U.S. for an Interactive Road Trip for Kids and Families

Nintendo Switch Games, Photo Opps and Fun Experiences Coming to Cities All Around the Country REDMOND, Wash., May 30, 2019 – Nintendo plans to bring Nintendo Switch games, memorable photo opportunities and activities for the whole family to cities across the country. The Nintendo Switch Road Trip tour runs June 26 through October and offers visitors a colorful and highly interactive space featuring playable demos of some of the hottest Nintendo Switch games of the summer like Super Mario Maker 2 and Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, among others. The stops throughout the road trip are designed with kids and families in mind, offering them a one-of-a-kind Nintendo-themed experience that they can enjoy together! “The Nintendo Switch Road Trip highlights the portability of Nintendo Switch as we travel the country to bring our games directly to fans,” said Nick Chavez, Nintendo of America’s Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing. “Whether you’re visiting a state fair or […]

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Pokémon Company 2019 Press Conference

Big Pokémon News from Tokyo

New mobile experiences, a new Detective Pikachu on Nintendo Switch, and more were announced at the Pokémon 2019 Press Conference. Watch Pokémon 2019 Press Conference from Pokemon on www.twitch.tv The Pokémon Company held a press conference on May 28th to announce lots of exciting projects for Pokémon fans around the world. Take a look at what was revealed. Pokémon HOME The world of Pokémon games is more diverse than ever, with exciting titles for Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Switch, and mobile devices. Now Trainers can bring all their Pokémon together with Pokémon HOME, a new cloud service app that lets players continue their Pokémon adventures beyond a single platform. Pokémon HOME connects with Pokémon Bank as well as Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! and Pokémon: Let’s Go, Eevee!, the upcoming Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield games, and also Pokémon GO. With Pokémon HOME, Trainers can manage their collection of Pokémon across many of their games. Plus, they can trade with friends or with […]

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Two Big Pokémon News Events on the Way

The Pokémon Company is hosting its 2019 Press Conference in Tokyo, Japan, on Tuesday, May 28. You can watch the event live here or at Pokemon.com starting at 6 p.m. PDT. The press conference is expected to cover a number of topics of interest to Pokémon fans. And look forward to a Pokémon Direct on June 5 providing us with at least 15 mins worth of more news on the upcoming Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield games.

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CAPCOM ANNOUNCES RESTRUCTURING OF ESPORTS AND MEDIA LICENSNG BUSINESSES INTO CAPCOM MEDIA VENTURES (CMV) ENTITY

CAPCOM ANNOUNCES RESTRUCTURING OF ESPORTS AND MEDIA LICENSNG BUSINESSES INTO CAPCOM MEDIA VENTURES (CMV) ENTITY LOS ANGELES (May 1, 2019) – Capcom, a leading worldwide developer and publisher of video games, today announced a restructuring of its esports and media licensing business units. The new entity, dubbed Capcom Media Ventures (CMV), formed on March 1, 2019 and manages all of the company’s global esports initiatives outside of Japan including Capcom Pro Tour (CPT) and Street Fighter® League (SFL) as well as Capcom’s entertainment licensing efforts. “Los Angeles has become a major hub for esports production and it’s one of the global centers of Street Fighter fandom,” said Midori Yuasa, CEO, Capcom Media Ventures.  “Our presence in the city gives us intimate access to those resources and community thought leaders. In addition, there are obvious benefits for our media licensing team to be based so close to our Hollywood partners.” Capcom […]

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Detective Pikachu Comes to Burger King

Detective Pikachu Comes to Burger King

The Pokemon from Detective Pikachu are invading Burger King Burger King has officially started offering Pokemon: Detective Pikachu toys in its kid meals. If you’re interested in any of the options pictured above, you’ll need to purchase a King Jr Meal. Six toys are up for grabs in total. They include Detective Pikachu, Bulbasaur, Mewtwo, Arcanine, Loudred, and Psyduck. We know that Detective Pikachu lights up, Arcanine shoots a fireball from its mouth, and Mewtwo has a ball of psychic energy that it can hold and drop by moving its arms. All six Pokemon are depicted in the “realistic style” seen in the upcoming live action movie. Burger King (paper) crowns are also available with based on the movie art and imagery. The toys are available at Burger King now, although availability will depend on individual restaurant locations. Detective Pikachu comes out on May 19th.

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A Day with Pikachu: Rainy Day Pokémon Figure by Funko

Now Available: Funko and Pokémon Center’s Second Figure!

Catch the latest Pikachu figure while you can—they won’t last long! Get Away for A Day with Pikachu! Join Pikachu as it explores a year’s worth of adventures in this original line of figures from Pokémon Center and Funko! Today The Pokémon Company International, Along with Funko, and The Pokémon Center in Nintendo NY has announce the release of A Day with Pikachu: Rainy Day Pokémon Figure by Funko! Hold on to That Sunny Day! Pikachu is soaked—but holding on to a Sunny Castform doll as it hopes for brighter days! Catch your own bit of sunshine with the Rainy Day Pokémon Figure by Funko and Pokémon Center while you can—they won’t last long! Sadly soaked Pikachu is adorable Each month, join Pikachu as it explores a year’s worth of adventures! Part of the A Day with Pikachu collection by Pokémon Center and Funko More Details Country Of Origin: Made […]

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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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