Nationwide Tour Kicked Off in Los Angeles with Celebrity Jordin Sparks REDMOND, Wash., Sept. 29, 2018 – Calling all Pokémon Trainers! Nintendo and The Pokémon Company International just unveiled a special opportunity to play the Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! and Pokémon: Let’s Go, Eevee! games for the Nintendo Switch system before they launch on Nov. 16. The cross-country Pokémon: Let’s Go, Road Trip! tour kicked off today in Los Angeles with multi-platinum recording artist, actress and self-proclaimed Pokémon fan Jordin Sparks, who joined hundreds of fans to play the new games and mingle with Pikachu and Eevee in person. Over the next two months, fans across the United States will have a chance to visit this colorful pop-up tour, featuring Pikachu- and Eevee-themed trucks, fun photo opportunities, special giveaways (while supplies last) and demos of the Nintendo Switch games. The game demos will also feature the Poké Ball Plus accessory, a new controller compatible with the games that looks and […]Continue reading
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Exciting New Details Unveiled in Latest Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! and Pokémon: Let’s Go, Eevee! Trailer!
19 September 2018—The Pokémon Company International and Nintendo announced new information about the highly anticipated Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! and Pokémon: Let’s Go, Eevee! games, including Legendary Pokémon battles, GO Park information, a new Candy system and more! In Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! and Pokémon: Let’s Go, Eevee!, you’ll be able to use a Bluetooth connection to bring Pokémon you’ve caught in Pokémon GO into the Kanto region to join you on your adventures. Pokémon that are transferred from Pokémon GO will appear in a place called the GO Park complex, which is located in Fuchsia City. The GO Park complex is made up of 20 individual GO Parks, and you can keep up to 50 Pokémon in each one. To take Pokémon stored in the GO Park complex on your journey across the Kanto region, you will have to find and catch them within a GO Park first. You are not limited to connecting with just […]Continue reading
Secret Techniques, Exclusive Moves, and More Revealed in Latest Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! and Pokémon: Let’s Go, Eevee! Announcement
September 10, 2018—The Pokémon Company International and Nintendo announced new details about exclusive Pokémon moves, Secret Techniques, and much more in the highly anticipated Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! and Pokémon: Let’s Go, Eevee! games, releasing on November 16 on the Nintendo Switch system. Both games are designed for players taking their first steps into the Pokémon video game world as well as for longtime fans wanting a new way to play Pokémon. Clear the Way: Secret Techniques Pikachu or Eevee can help players overcome obstacles they encounter and make travel easier in Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! and Pokémon: Let’s Go, Eevee! by learning Secret Techniques. These special skills can be used by the player’s partner Pokémon outside of battle to clear away trees (Chop Down), glide across water (Sea Skim), and quickly revisit towns and cities that have already been explored (Sky Dash). Powerful Partner-Exclusive Moves The player’s partner Pikachu or Eevee can use exclusive moves that no […]Continue reading
Add the Legendary Pokémon Latias and/or Latios to your team this September!
Available at Best Buy September 2–29, 2018 Two more Legendary Pokémon from the Hoenn region are coming in September. From September 2–29, 2018, you can receive Latias for your Pokémon Ultra Sun or Pokémon Sun game, or Latios for your Pokémon Ultra Moon or Pokémon Moon game. Legendary Pokémon are the rarest and most powerful Pokémon yet discovered! They’re so rare that you’ll encounter only one of a particular species during your adventure. Legendary Pokémon typically play an integral role in the plot of Pokémon games. LATIAS LATIOS HOW TO GET LATIAS OR LATIOS In the UK/EU, Latias and/or Latios is Available via Nintendo Network 1–23 September 2018 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 to connect to the internet. Enter your code. Watch as the Legendary Pokémon arrives in your game! Speak to the […]Continue reading
Watch the Pokémon TV Series on Twitch
The TwitchPresents channel is hosting a massive Pokémon animation marathon with TV episodes and movies! Starting August 27, 2018, Pokémon fans can join an animation celebration of epic proportions when Twitch begins streaming a two-month marathon of Pokémon the Series on its TwitchPresents channel. The first nine seasons of Ash and Pikachu’s many adventures, plus eight Pokémon feature films, will be shown from August 27 to October 28. The marathon begins on the TwitchPresents channel at 10 a.m. PDT on Monday, August 27. Mondays through Thursdays will feature blocks of 10 to 16 Pokémon the Series episodes, with each block repeating throughout the day. Fridays and Saturdays will consist of encore presentations of the episodes that were featured at the beginning of that week. Additionally, a special Pokémon movie presentation will take place each Sunday. Check the TwitchPresents channel for more information about when the movies will air. Here’s when you can catch each season of Pokémon […]Continue reading
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 […]Continue reading
2018 Pokémon World Championships Stream Schedule (US)
The 2018 Pokémon World Championships are coming up this weekend, and you can catch all the action on Twitch! Here is the latest streaming schedule as posted via twitter.Continue reading
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 […]Continue reading
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 […]Continue reading
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, […]Continue reading
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