Nintendo Download, June 25, 2020: A Spoonful of Playful Pokémon Puzzles

Nintendo Download, June 25, 2020: A Spoonful of Playful Pokémon Puzzles

In addition to video games available at retail stores, Nintendo also offers a variety of content that people can download directly to their systems. Nintendo adds new games weekly to Nintendo eShop, which offers a variety of options for the Nintendo Switch console, the Wii U console and the Nintendo 3DS family of systems. Nintendo Switch Online is a paid membership service that allows members to team up or face off online in compatible Nintendo Switch games, such as Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Luigi’s Mansion 3, Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield. Members also enjoy a curated library of NES and Super NES classic games, including Super Mario Bros. 3, Super Metroid and The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past, among many others. To find out more about the benefits that come with Nintendo Switch Online, to view membership options and to learn about a free seven-day trial for new users, visit https://www.nintendo.com/switch/online-service/. Nintendo eShop is a cash-based service that features a […]

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POKÉMON UNITE ANNNOUNCED FOR NINTENDO SWITCH AND MOBILE DEVICES

New Cross-Platform Game Is Being Developed in Partnership with Tencent Games Today during a Pokémon Presents video presentation, Tsunekazu Ishihara, president and CEO of The Pokémon Company, unveiled Pokémon UNITE, a new game for the Nintendo Switch™ system and mobile devices. Pokémon UNITE is being developed in partnership with Tencent Games’ TiMi Studios. Pokémon UNITE is the first strategic Pokémon team battle game. Players face off against each other in five-on-five team battles. During these battles, players will cooperate with teammates to catch wild Pokémon, level up and evolve their own Pokémon. They will need to defeat their opponents’ Pokémon while trying to earn more points than the opposing team within the allotted time. Pokémon UNITE will be free-to-start. For more information about Pokémon UNITE, please visit Pokemon.com/Unite

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Pokémon Café Mix

Pokémon Café Mix Serves up Delicious Puzzles on Nintendo Switch

Treat yourself to an adorable new free-to-start puzzle game filled with Pokémon and satisfying challenges. Pokémon Café Mix is now available for the Nintendo Switch and Nintendo Switch Lite systems. A debut trailer for the game is also available at https://youtu.be/Ry7H3w6n6EA. Have you ever wanted to run your very own Pokémon café? Now you can! Manage a charming parlor where you serve drinks and dishes to cute Pokémon by completing touch-based puzzles. Pokémon Café Mix is played exclusively using touch-screen controls either on Nintendo Switch Lite or in handheld mode on Nintendo Switch. Complete puzzles before you run out of turns by linking together adorable Pokémon icons like Pikachu, Eevee, Charmander and Squirtle, among so many others! Broaden your menu offerings with delectable new Pokémon-themed dishes by solving puzzles. As your café grows in popularity, you will build friendships with Pokémon visitors and have them join your café staff. Their unique skills can help you clear more challenging puzzles, so […]

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POKÉMON ANNOUNCES NEW GAMES, MOBILE APPS, AND MORE

POKÉMON ANNOUNCES NEW GAMES, MOBILE APPS, AND MORE

New Game Reveals Coincide with Launch of The Isle of Armor Downloadable Content for Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield Today, Tsunekazu Ishihara, president and CEO of The Pokémon Company, unveiled a broad range of new video games, apps, and more during a Pokémon Presents video presentation. These experiences will enable players everywhere to interact with Pokémon in a variety of new ways. The Isle of Armor, the first set of content in the Pokémon Sword Expansion Pass and the Pokémon Shield Expansion Pass, also launches today worldwide. This downloadable content for the blockbuster Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield video games is available for purchase in Nintendo eShop[*1] and allows Trainers to continue their adventures in the Galar region. Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield Expansion Passes: The Isle of Armor The first new adventure unlocked by the Expansion Passes takes place on the Isle of Armor, an island of the Galar region. Many Pokémon make this island their home, living freely amid the lush nature. […]

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Pokémon Sword Expansion Pass and Pokémon Shield Expansion Pass - downloadable content part 1

LAUNCH DATE UNVEILED FOR PART ONE OF POKÉMON SWORD EXPANSION PASS AND POKÉMON SHIELD EXPANSION PASS

Newly Discovered Pokémon and More Revealed for The Isle of Armor Today, The Pokémon Company International and Nintendo announced new details for the Pokémon Sword Expansion Pass and Pokémon Shield Expansion Pass, downloadable content for the Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield video games. The first set of content, The Isle of Armor, will launch on June 17, 2020, and the second, The Crown Tundra, launches in the autumn of 2020. The Expansion Pass is available for purchase in Nintendo eShop[1]. Newly discovered Pokémon, new Gigantamax forms, exclusive moves, and more were also revealed. The Isle of Armor The first new adventure unlocked by the Expansion Pass will take place on the Isle of Armor, an island of the Galar region. Many Pokémon make this island their home, living freely amid the lush nature. The island is also home to a dojo for Pokémon battles. Players and their Pokémon will train hard to become stronger under Mustard, the master of this […]

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View globally ranked Trainers with the GO Battle League leaderboard, and celebrate with GO Battle Day: Marill!

Ever wanted to see who’s at the top of their game in the GO Battle League? On Friday April 10th 2020, you’ll be able to with the launch of the GO Battle League leaderboard on PokemonGOLive.com! The leaderboard is launching just after the GO Battle League changes from Ultra League to Master League, giving you an opportunity to see where you and others might stand right after the GO Battle League switches to a new format. Here’s what you can expect from the GO Battle League leaderboard: It will show the top five hundred Trainers in the world and their Trainer nicknames, teams, ranks, ratings, and total matches. Rankings are based on the previous day’s in-game ratings for Trainers rank 7 and up. The leaderboard is scheduled to update between approximately 8:00 p.m. UTC and 10:00 p.m. UTC every day. (Note that leaderboard updates may be delayed by things such as […]

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2020 Play! Pokémon Championship Series

2020 Pokémon Championship Series Canceled

If you are a Pokémon TCG/Video game competitive player (or anyone interested in League play), we have some bad news. The safety and well-being of our competitors, organizers, employees, local communities, and partners continues to be our top priority and is the primary consideration with every decision we make. The Pokémon company had this news brief posted on their official site: After careful review and pursuant to guidance set forth by local, regional, and national health authorities, as well as the World Health Organization, Public Health England, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, we have made the difficult decision to cancel the 2020 North America International Championships (scheduled for June 26–28 in Columbus, Ohio) and the 2020 Pokémon World Championships (scheduled for August 14–16 in London, United Kingdom). With the cancellation of these pinnacle events, the 2020 Play! Pokémon Championship Series is suspended and all sanctioned Play! Pokémon […]

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New Nintendo Direct Mini Highlights a Wide Variety of Games Coming to Nintendo Switch this Year

New Nintendo Direct Mini Highlights a Wide Variety of Games Coming to Nintendo Switch this Year

Xenoblade Chronicles Definitive Edition, BRAVELY DEFAULT II, BioShock: The Collection and More Launching This Year REDMOND, Wash., March 26, 2020 – During the latest Nintendo Direct Mini video presentation, Nintendo shined the spotlight on a breadth of different types of games launching for the Nintendo Switch system in 2020 – some of which are available today! Games featured in the video include sprawling role-playing adventures like Xenoblade Chronicles Definitive Edition and BRAVELY DEFAULT II; classic franchises like Borderlands, XCOM 2 and BioShock coming to a Nintendo system for the first time; remakes of fan favorites like Burnout Paradise Remastered and Panzer Dragoon: Remake; and titles perfect for both casual and longtime gamers like Good Job!, Clubhouse Games: 51 Worldwide Classics and Animal Crossing: New Horizons. The Nintendo Direct Mini also revealed upcoming content for currently available Nintendo Switch games like a free update for Ring Fit Adventure, more details about the upcoming paid DLC for Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield, as well as news that the first fighter in the Super Smash Bros. […]

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Pokémon Mystery Dungeon™: Rescue Team DX

Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Rescue Team DX is Now Available on Nintendo Switch

Become a Pokémon and Build A Rescue Team to Protect the World REDMOND, Wash., March 6, 2020 – What if one day you woke up and discovered you were a Pokémon? In the Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Rescue Team DX game, which is now available for the Nintendo Switch family of systems, you wake up to find yourself in that exact predicament. Journey as a Pokémon through a world filled with mysterious dungeons and recruit a rescue team of Pokémon friends with personalities of their own. Explore watercolor-inspired environments while pursuing an enthralling quest to make the world of Pokémon a safer place, and try to unravel the strange mystery behind your sudden awakening as a Pokémon. This enhanced reimagining of the Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Red Rescue Team game for the Game Boy Advance system and Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Blue Rescue Team for the Nintendo DS system features more than 400 Pokémon, including Mega Evolved versions of fan favorites such as […]

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Nintendo Download, March 5, 2020: Become a Pokémon and Plunge into Dungeons

Nintendo Download, March 5, 2020: Become a Pokémon and Plunge into Dungeons

In addition to video games available at retail stores, Nintendo also offers a variety of content that people can download directly to their systems. Nintendo adds new games weekly to Nintendo eShop, which offers a variety of options for the Nintendo Switch console, the Wii U console and the Nintendo 3DS family of systems. Nintendo Switch Online is a paid membership service that allows members to team up or face off online in compatible Nintendo Switch games, such as Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Luigi’s Mansion 3, Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield. Members also enjoy a curated library of NES and Super NES classic games, including Super Mario Bros. 3, Super Metroid and The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past, among many others. To find out more about the benefits that come with Nintendo Switch Online, to view membership options and to learn about a free seven-day trial for new users, visit https://www.nintendo.com/switch/online-service/. Nintendo eShop is a cash-based […]

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