The Nintendo Switch Lite Zacian and Zamazenta Edition Announced

Nintendo Reveals Special Pokémon Edition of Newly Announced Nintendo Switch Lite System

The Nintendo Switch Lite Zacian and Zamazenta Edition Will Be Available Nov. 8 REDMOND, Wash., July 10, 2019 – A special Pokémon-themed version of the newly announced Nintendo Switch Lite system will be available in North America starting Nov. 8. The Nintendo Switch Lite Zacian and Zamazenta Edition features stylish cyan and magenta buttons and illustrations of the two new Legendary Pokémon from the upcoming Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield games* for Nintendo Switch. This unique system will be available at a suggested retail price of $199.99, while supplies last. “November is shaping up to be a big month for Pokémon fans, with the arrival of this special hardware followed by the launch of the Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield games one week later,” said Nintendo of America President Doug Bowser. “The Nintendo Switch Lite Zacian and Zamazenta Edition will be a great gift for Pokémon fans who want to play the latest games on the go.” In […]

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GIGANTAMAX, A PHENOMENON THAT CHANGES SIZE AND APPEARANCE OF POKÉMON, REVEALED IN POKÉMON SWORD AND POKÉMON SHIELD ​​​​​​​

GIGANTAMAX, A PHENOMENON THAT CHANGES SIZE AND APPEARANCE OF POKÉMON, REVEALED IN POKÉMON SWORD AND POKÉMON SHIELD

Newly Discovered Pokémon and Details about the Galar Pokémon League Also Announced ​​​​​​​ London, United Kingdom —July 8, 2019—The Pokémon Company International revealed details today about the Gigantamax phenomenon in the highly anticipated upcoming video games Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield.Newly discovered Pokémon, details about the Galar Pokémon League, and more were also revealed. Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield launch November 15, 2019, exclusively on the Nintendo Switch™ system. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xhIc6UwnHj8 Gigantamax Pokémon  The previously discovered phenomenon known as Dynamaxing can only occur in specific areas of the Galar region. While Dynamaxing seems to be a phenomenon common to Pokémon from Galar, it’s been discovered that there’s a special phenomenon known as Gigantamaxing. Not only do Gigantamax Pokémon become bigger, but their appearance also changes. Like normal Dynamaxing, Gigantamaxing boosts the power of the Pokémon—and it also allows each Gigantamax Pokémon to use a unique move known as a G-Max Move. Each G-Max Move is particular to a specific […]

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Nintendo Wraps Up a Day of Video Game Fun at E3

Nintendo kicked off the first day of the E3 video game trade show with big announcements in its morning Nintendo Direct presentation. Nintendo followed its presentation with a day of Nintendo Treehouse: Live gameplay and interview segments designed to give fans a deeper look at various games:      Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield: Developers from GAME FREAK inc. explained how wild and random encounters work in the game. They also showed off the in-game battle system, Max Raid Battles and details of the Wild Area. The games are scheduled to launch Nov. 15.   Animal Crossing: New Horizons: Game Director Aya Kyogoku and Producer Hisashi Nogami gave a first look at live gameplay and an introduction to the deserted island setting. They offered details about game features and the new crafting system, and demonstrated the ability of players living on the same island to play together by sharing a Joy-Con controller. The game […]

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ANIME EXPO 2019 TO HOST AN EXCLUSIVE SCREENING OF “POKÉMON: MEWTWO STRIKES BACK—EVOLUTION”

Newest Animated Pokémon Movie to Make Its Global Debut at Annual Anime Convention Santa Ana, California (June 10, 2019)—The Society for the Promotion of Japanese Animation (SPJA), known for making big announcements each year, is thrilled to host an exclusive screening of Pokémon: Mewtwo Strikes Back—Evolution during Anime Expo (AX) 2019. The newest animated Pokémon movie will debut at 3:30 p.m. July 4 in the Main Events Hall B. AX, North America’s largest celebration of Japanese pop culture, runs from July 4–7 (with a Pre-Show Night on July 3) at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Pokémon: Mewtwo Strikes Back—Evolution, features a new CGI format and revisits the story of the classic film Pokémon: The First Movie, which debuted in Japan in 1998. To the delight of fans, several special guests and talented Japanese voice actors involved with the movie will attend the screening at AX. Joining the event for their […]

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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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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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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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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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