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TAG TEAM Pokémon-GX for the Pokémon TCG Announced at the 2018 Pokémon World Championships

POKÉMON Detective Pikachu Movie Reveals Surprise Fans Today at the Pokémon World Championships, The Pokémon Company unveiled new, game-changing cards for the Pokémon Trading Card Game (TCG): TAG TEAM Pokémon-GX, the next evolution of Pokémon-GX. Taking the stage at the most prestigious Pokémon TCG event of the year, The Pokémon Company president Tsunekazu Ishihara announced that TAG TEAM cards will feature pairs of Pokémon of the same type, such as the Lightning-type Pikachu and Zekrom, joining forces in battle on a single card. For a first look at this powerful new kind of card, watch the teaser video: https://youtu.be/cL8sRm0lWCY TAG TEAM Pokémon-GX have unprecedented power and Hit Points, and some TAG TEAM GX attacks can Knock Out a Pokémon-GX on the opponent’s Bench with a single blow. However, when a TAG TEAM is Knocked Out, the opponent takes three Prize cards, leading to thrilling battles that are high-risk and high-reward.   In addition to Pikachu […]

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2018 Pokémon World Championships Streaming Schedule

Tune In to Twitch to Watch the Very Best! Competitive Pokémon play takes the global stage for the 2018 Pokémon World Championships, beginning Friday, August 24. The Pokémon Company International will broadcast four streams live on Twitch, including a main stage stream that will rotate gameplay content and show all the finals matches. The live stream from Nashville, Tennessee, will feature interesting matches all three days of the competition and include live expert commentary. The 2018 Pokémon World Championships is an international event where the world’s most elite Pokémon video game and Pokémon Trading Card Game (TCG) players from more than 35 countries will compete for the coveted title of Pokémon World Champion and more than $500,000 in scholarships and prizes. The four streams are: Main stage stream (alternating games): Twitch.tv/Pokemon Pokémon TCG Championships stream: Twitch.tv/PokemonTCG Pokémon Video Game Championships stream: Twitch.tv/PokemonVGC Pokkén Tournament DX stream: Twitch.tv/PokkenTournament Check out assets for the event including the […]

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Mega Evolution and More Revealed in Latest Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! and Pokémon: Let’s Go, Eevee! Announcement

August 9, 2018—The Pokémon Company International and Nintendo announced new details about Mega Evolution and much more in the highly anticipated Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! and Pokémon: Let’s Go, Eevee! games, releasing later this year on the Nintendo Switch™ system. Both games are designed for players taking their first steps into the Pokémon video game world as well as longtime fans wanting a new way to play Pokémon. Don’t Just Evolve—Mega Evolve In Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! and Pokémon: Let’s Go, Eevee!, players will be able to Mega Evolve a Pokémon once per battle if they have a Key Stone and the Mega Stone corresponding to that specific Pokémon. Mega Evolution, known as “the Evolution that transcends Evolution,” momentarily unleashes the energy within a Pokémon and can only be accomplished when a strong bond exists between the Pokémon and its Trainer. The first three Pokémon that fans will be able to Mega Evolve during their adventure will […]

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Kyogre and Groudon await you in August!

Pokémon Legendaries Kyogre and Groudon await you in August!

The Legendary duo of Kyogre and Groudon has dominated the land and seas since originally appearing in the Hoenn region. Now you can get one of them via a code from your local participating GameStop store August 3–26, 2018. Pokémon Ultra Sun and Pokémon Sun players can get Kyogre, and Pokémon Ultra Moon and Pokémon Moon players can get Groudon. KYOGRE Pokémon Ultra SUN LEVEL: 100 ABILITY: Drizzle HELD ITEM: Gold Bottle Cap MOVES: Origin Pulse Ice Beam Water Spout Calm Mind Pokémon SUN LEVEL: 60 ABILITY: Drizzle MOVES: Ice Beam Origin Pulse Calm Mind Muddy Water GROUDON Pokémon Ultra MOON LEVEL: 100 ABILITY: Drought HELD ITEM: Gold Bottle Cap MOVES: Precipice Blades Earth Power Fire Punch Swords Dance Pokémon MOON LEVEL: 60 ABILITY: Drought MOVES: Earthquake Precipice Blades Bulk Up Solar Beam HOW TO GET KYOGRE OR GROUDON Open your Pokémon Sun, Pokémon Moon, Pokémon Ultra Sun, or Pokémon Ultra Moongame. Select Mystery Gift on the main menu. Select Receive Gift. Select Get with Code/Password, […]

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Lucky Pokémon Coming Soon to Pokémon GO

Lucky Pokémon Coming Soon to Pokémon GO

Tuesday, July 24, 2018 — Today, Niantic announced that Lucky Pokémon will soon be introduced to Pokémon GO to coincide with the recently released Friends and Trading features. When traded, Pokémon will have the chance to become sparkly Lucky Pokemon, requiring less Stardust to power up. The longer a Pokémon spends inside a Trainer’s storage prior to the trade, the higher the chance of them becoming Lucky Pokémon once Traded with a Friend. For more information on this new feature, please read through the full blog post below or on the official website at https://pokemongolive.com/en/post/luckypokemon/.

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Registeel Blasts into Pressure-Packed Raid Battles!

The Legendary Pokémon Registeel Blasts into Pressure-Packed Raid Battles! Trainers, Pokémon’s legendary year brings more excitement with another Legendary Pokémon originally discovered in the Hoenn region—Registeel, which made its Pokémon GO debut in Raid Battles on July 19! Registeel, the Iron Pokémon, has emerged and will take over Pokémon GO Raid Battles from the Ice-type Legendary Pokémon Regice until August 16. Like Regice, this Steel-type Legendary Pokémon has an ironclad defense, but it’s weak to Fire-, Fighting-, and Ground-type attacks! Don’t miss your chance to catch this Legendary Pokémon before it leaves! Stay safe, and happy exploring! via —The Pokémon GO team

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Pokémon GO Three-Strike Discipline Policy Announced

Niantic has published their new Three-Strike Discipline Policy for players of Pokémon GO that have been found to be cheating. The new Policy is quoted below: Three-Strike Discipline Policy At Niantic, we strive to create a friendly and fair gameplay experience for all players. As part of that commitment, we enforce a three-strike policy against cheating. This policy may provide offenders with a series of disciplinary actions that gradually increase in severity and provide multiple opportunities to change their behavior. If offenders reform their ways, they are welcomed back into the game. However, if offenders continue cheating, they will be permanently removed from the game in accordance with the Pokémon GO Terms of Service. For the purposes of this policy, we define cheating as behaviors that violate the Pokémon GO Terms of Service and Trainer Guidelines, such as falsifying location (GPS location spoofing) and accessing Pokémon GO clients or backends in an unauthorized manner, including through […]

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A Very Pokémon Update

We have some news bits and updates for a few games all Pokémon related. Up first, a report by gamesindustry.biz Pokémon Quest downloads pass 7.5 million Free-to-play mobile and Switch game gets off to a strong start Pokémon Quest has been downloaded more than 7.5 million times, reports The Pokémon Company. Pokémon Quest is a free-to-play RPG aimed at younger fans for Nintendo Switch and smartphones. It launched on Nintendo Switch on May 30th and was downloaded one million times in under two days. It was released on iOS and Android on June 27th. It was announced as part of a string of new Pokémon video game products unveiled in May, which included Pokémon Let’s Go Eevee and Let’s Go Pikachu, plus a new unnamed Pokémon title for 2019 aimed at core fans. Unlike other smartphone Pokémon titles, Pokémon Quest has been developed by franchise creators Game Freak. Next we have GameRant […]

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