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/.Continue reading
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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 teamContinue reading
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 […]Continue reading
Coming Soon: Target Exclusive Pikachu Pop!
Welcome to the wonderful world of Pokémon Pop! Funko is proud to announce the first-ever Pokémon Pop! This Target exclusive Pikachu Pop! is coming in July! Don’t miss out on adding this iconic Electric-type Pokémon to your Pop! favorites! Coming in July!Continue reading
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 […]Continue reading
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 […]Continue reading
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 […]Continue reading
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. […]Continue reading
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 cardContinue reading
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 […]Continue reading
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