Celebrate Pokémon GO’s Second Anniversary with Pikachu!

Celebrate Pokémon GO’s Second Anniversary with Pikachu!

Niantic has announced that to celebrate the second anniversary of Pokémon GO, from July 6th, 2018 until July 31st, 2018, Pikachu and Pichu will appear more often. A special summer style Pikachu dressed in a straw hat and sunglasses will appear throughout the month.  Here is their post about this: Trainers, Can you believe it’s already the second anniversary of Pokémon GO? Thank you so much for adventuring with us and catching Pokémon all over the world. You truly are what makes this journey so special! None other than Pikachu has joined in to celebrate this momentous occasion, so keep an eye out for Pikachu and Pichu as they will appear more frequently tomorrow (July 6 PT) until July 31. Plus, this year, you can say hello throughout the month to a special “Summer Style” Pikachu, that’s decked out in a straw hat and sunglasses. Can’t get enough Pikachu? Pikachu […]

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Add the Legendary Pokémon Thundurus or Tornadus to your team this July!

Available at Target July 13–28, 2018**   Two Legendary Pokémon from the Unova region descend in July! During July 13–28, 2018, you can add the fearsome Thundurus to your Pokémon Ultra Sun or Pokémon Sun game, or the menacing Tornadus to your Pokémon Ultra Moon or Pokémon Moon game. Thundurus and Tornadus – Level / Moves         HOW TO GET TORNADUS OR THUNDURUS 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, then Yes, then Yes again. Enter your code. Watch as your Legendary Pokémon arrives in your game! Speak to the delivery person in any Pokémon Center to receive your Legendary Pokémon. Be sure to save your game! Visit the Official site at https://www.pokemonlegendary.com/ for complete details. ** for other Locations: United States: Target Canada: PTC Newsletter July 2018 UK/Australia/NZ/Europe: Nintendo Network – July 6th, 2018 until July 22nd, 2018 Mexico: Best Buy – July 1st, 2018 […]

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Pokémon Quest

Pokémon Quest – Now Available for iOS and Android

June 27, 2018—The Pokémon Company International announced today that Pokémon Quest is now available for download at no charge on the App Store and Google Play. The rambunctious action RPG first launched on Nintendo Switch in May and has captivated players, achieving more than a million downloads on the system worldwide. Developed by GAME FREAK inc., Pokémon Quest takes players across Tumblecube Island, where everything’s a cube—including the Pokémon. Travel the length and breadth of the island hunting for treasure, battling with wild Pokémon, discovering unexplored territories, and even cooking tasty treats to tempt new Pokémon to join your party. Gameplay features of Pokémon Quest include: Battle by tapping—Pokémon Quest uses simple touch controls that can be enjoyed by everyone. Befriend many Pokémon—Use items collected throughout expeditions to befriend a wide array of Pokémon. Create your Pokémon dream team—Partner with three of your Pokémon friends to battle through diverse environments. […]

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Sun & Moon—Celestial Storm

Pokémon Sun & Moon Celestial Storm TCG Expansion

A CELESTIAL STORM IS HEADING TO RETAIL THIS AUGUST WITH THE LAUNCH OF THE LATEST EXPANSION OF THE POKÉMON TRADING CARD GAME 19 June 2018—The Pokémon Company International today announced Sun & Moon—Celestial Storm, a brand-new expansion for the Pokémon Trading Card Game, launching across the planet on the 3rd of August, 2018. The season of emerald storms is nearly upon us, and with it a tumultuous battle between Pokémon and creatures from Ultra Space. The lineup for Sun & Moon—Celestial Storm includes several new Pokémon-GX: Articuno-GX, Blaziken-GX, Scizor-GX, Stakataka-GX and Rayquaza-GX, alongside new Prism Star cards featuring Latios, Latias and Jirachi.   The Sun & Moon—Celestial Storm expansion will feature: Over 160 cards, including: 3 new Prism Star cards 11 Pokémon-GX 27 Trainer cards Each booster pack will include: 10 cards from the expansion, including at least 1 rare card, plus 1 basic Energy card

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Pokémon Go friends Updates

Make Way for Friends, Trading, and Gifting in Pokémon GO!

Pokemon Go has announced that players will finally be able to trade and gift Pokemon with their friends! Trainers, Pokémon Go and Niantic is excited to share brand-new ways to interact with your friends in Pokémon GO! The Friends feature will start rolling out to Trainers later this week, allowing you to connect with your real-life friends and keep track of their adventures in Pokémon GO. You’ll be able to send them items, earn bonuses—and even trade Pokémon! In order to add a friend in Pokémon GO, you must first ask them to share their Trainer Code with you. To invite a Trainer to become your friend, simply enter their Trainer Code and then send them a request. If they accept, you’ll become friends, and you’ll see them in your Friends List. When you spin a Photo Disc at a PokéStop or Gym, you have a chance of receiving a special […]

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E3 Day 1 Recap: Nintendo Crowns Tournament Winners, Makes New Announcements throughout the Day

E3 Day 1 Recap: Nintendo Crowns Tournament Winners, Makes New Announcements throughout the Day

Nintendo finished the first day of the E3 video game trade show in Los Angeles with two competitive champions and a host of bonus announcements that built on today’s Nintendo Direct: E3 2018 video presentation. Nintendo crowned ZeRo of Chile the champion of the Super Smash Bros. Invitational 2018 tournament. A longtime player of Super Smash Bros. for Wii U, ZeRo defeated seven other top-ranked Super Smash Bros. players from around the world to successfully defend his title from Nintendo’s Super Smash Bros. Invitational in 2014. ZeRo emerged as the top player of the new Super Smash Bros. Ultimate game for the Nintendo Switch system. In the final match, ZeRo used Mario to defeat runner-up MkLeo of Mexico, who played as Sonic. In both head-to-head and two-on-two matches, the tournament showcased new fighters like Ridley from the Metroid series and returning favorites from past games in the franchise. In other competitive news, the GG BoyZ of Japan emerged triumphant […]

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Nintendo Smashes E3 with 2018 Lineup, Details About Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Fortnite Arrives Today on Nintendo Switch; New Super Smash Bros., Pokémon Games and Many More All Launching This Year LOS ANGELES, June 12, 2018 – Nintendo opened its activities for the annual E3 2018 video game trade show with a bang – and a smash. Showing world-first footage of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Nintendo shared details about the latest entry in a series with sales of more than 40 million units worldwide. A new game built for the Nintendo Switch system, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate lets up to eight players square off in action-packed battles that are all about smashing beloved video game characters off the screen. Legendary game worlds and fighters collide in the ultimate showdown at E3 2018, which runs through June 14 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Nintendo made its announcements during its Nintendo Direct: E3 2018 video presentation, which can also be viewed at https://e3.nintendo.com. “At E3, we’re showing how Nintendo Switch continues […]

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Nintendo Download, May 31, 2018: Pokémon Cubed!

Nintendo Download, May 31, 2018: Pokémon Cubed!

Venture out with your Pokémon buddies on expeditions across Tumblecube Island! 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 on the Nintendo Switch console, the Wii U console and the Nintendo 3DS family of systems. Nintendo eShop is a cash-based service that features a wide variety of content, including new and classic games, applications and demos. Users can add money to their account balances by using a credit card or purchasing a Nintendo eShop Card at a retail store and entering the code from the card. All funds from one card must be loaded in Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch, Wii U or the Nintendo 3DS family of systems, but can be used in any Nintendo eShop if the systems are linked to a single Nintendo […]

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New Pokémon™ Experiences Announced

New Pokémon Experiences Announced for Nintendo Switch

Last night, Nintendo, The Pokémon Company, GAME FREAK and Niantic announced several fun new Pokémon experiences coming to the Nintendo Switch system in 2018, including one that is available right now! The entire video presentation can be also viewed here, below is a summary of key announcements: Pokémon™: Let’s Go, Pikachu! and Pokémon™: Let’s Go, Eevee!: Taking place in the diverse and vibrant Kanto region, this new pair of games is packed with adventure for Pokémon Trainers of all ages. In the Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! and Pokémon: Let’s Go, Eevee! games, you will partner up with either Pikachu or Eevee and embark on an exciting adventure where you’ll catch and battle Pokémon, meet other Trainers and discover the region of Kanto. Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! and Pokémon: Let’s Go, Eevee! launch exclusively on Nintendo Switch on Nov. 16, 2018. Watch the trailer. Poké Ball™ Plus: This controller was specially designed by Nintendo to enhance the gameplay experience for aspiring Pokémon Trainers by replicating the look […]

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Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! and Pokémon: Let’s Go, Eevee! For the Nintenso Switch Announced by The Pokémon Company

An Exciting New Pokémon RPG for Nintendo Switch! Available November 16, 2018! Return to the Kanto region and experience a classic Pokémon journey in a whole new way with Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! and Pokémon: Let’s Go, Eevee! These two titles were created by GAME FREAK, the developers of the Pokémon core RPG titles. Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! and Pokémon: Let’s Go, Eevee! introduce a new play style that anyone can enjoy, combined with the fun of collecting Pokémon. Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! and Pokémon: Let’s Go, Eevee! are based on Pokémon Yellow: Special Pikachu Edition, which first launched in Japan in 1998. These updated versions have been reimagined to make the most of the unique capabilities of the Nintendo Switch. The games also capture the fun of Pokémon GO and its intuitive Pokémon-catching mechanic. Befriend Your Partner At the start of your tale, you will encounter either Pikachu or Eevee, depending on which game version you choose. This Pikachu or Eevee will join […]

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