Nintendo Download, Nov. 14, 2019: Forge a Path to Greatness in Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield

Nintendo Download, Nov. 14, 2019: Forge a Path to Greatness in Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield

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 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 Account. Customers in the U.S. […]

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NEW POKÉMON DISCOVERED IN THE GALAR REGION

The Galarian Form of Ponyta Will Appear in Pokémon Shield October 9, 2019—The Pokémon Company International and Nintendo confirmed today that the Galar regional form of Ponyta will appear in the highly anticipated upcoming Pokémon Shield video game. Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield launch November 15, 2019, exclusively on the Nintendo Switch™ system. The Galarian Pokémon made a surprise appearance during a “livestream” of a forest in the Galar region. Galarian Ponyta Category: Unique Horn Pokémon Type: Psychic Height: 2’7″ Weight: 52.9 lbs. Ability: Run Away | Pastel Veil Galarian Ponyta have been found in a certain forest of the Galar region since ancient times. It is said that they were exposed to the overflowing life energy of the forest over many generations, and therefore their appearance became unique in this region. Galarian Ponyta can absorb the life energy of the surrounding atmosphere and store it in its mane. Its mane will become more colorful, and […]

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Get a Sneak Peek at the World of Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield with the Pokémon Live Camera Stream

24-Hour Broadcast Provides Trainers with an Opportunity to Get to Know Pokémon Found in the Galar Region September 27, 2019—The Pokémon Company International and Nintendo announced that starting Friday, October 4, at 6:00am PDT (2pm BST), Trainers will be able to tune in to a special 24-hour livestream called Pokémon Live Camera. The livestream will broadcast footage from a camera set up in Glimwood Tangle, a strange forest located deep within the Galar region in Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield. Those who tune in to the stream will be able to observe the ecology of the Pokémon that live in this forest, and viewers may even notice things that surprise them. Trainers can watch Pokémon Live Camera at Pokemon.com/SwordShield, YouTube.com/Pokemon, and Twitch.tv/Pokemon from Friday, October 4, at 6:00am PDT (2pm BST) to Saturday, October 5, at 6:00am PDT (2pm BST). Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield launch November 15, 2019, exclusively on the Nintendo Switch™ system. For more […]

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NEW POKÉMON DISCOVERED IN THE GALAR REGION

New Pokémon Sirfetch’d Will Appear in Pokémon Sword September 18, 2019—The Pokémon Company International and Nintendo announced today that a new Pokémon has been discovered in the Galar region: Sirfetch’d, the Wild Duck Pokémon. Sirfetch’d will appear in the highly anticipated upcoming video game, Pokémon Sword. Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield launch November 15, 2019, exclusively on the Nintendo Switch™ system. Sirfetch’d Category: Wild Duck Pokémon Type: Fighting Height: 2’7” Weight: 257.9 lbs. Ability: Steadfast The Farfetch’d of the Galar region can evolve into Sirfetch’d after experiencing many battles. They are calm and collected, and they make a point of always battling fairly. They are so noble in battle that they are often chosen as a motif for paintings. Of particular note is a painting—famous in the Galar region—that depicts a duel between a Sirfetch’d and an Escavalier. In battle, Sirfetch’d uses the sharp stalk of its leek as a lance and the thick […]

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GALARIAN FORM POKÉMON REVEALED IN POKÉMON SWORD AND POKÉMON SHIELD ​​​​​​​

New Pokémon Evolutions and Rivals Also Announced ​​​​​​ August 7, 2019—The Pokémon Company International and Nintendo revealed details today about the regional forms of Pokémon found in the highly anticipated upcoming video games, Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield. New Pokémon Evolutions and information about the rivals that Trainers will face were also revealed. Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield launch November 15, 2019, exclusively on the Nintendo Switch™ system. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i4bgLW_Vzmw Galarian Pokémon Some Pokémon have adapted to the unique environment of one specific region and do not look or behave like Pokémon of the same species found elsewhere. Regional forms of Pokémon can be found in Galar as well, where they’re known as Galarian forms. Galarian Weezing Category: Poison Gas Pokémon Type: Poison/Fairy Height: 9’10” Weight: 35.3 lbs. Ability: Levitate/??? Galarian Weezing consumes polluted air and poisonous gases for sustenance. The by-product of this consumption is purified air, which is spewed out from the tops of its heads. The toxins […]

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POP-UP POKÉMON CENTER TO OPEN IN LONDON THIS OCTOBER

London, UK—August 5, 2019—The Pokémon Company International is excited to announce its plan to open a special pop-up Pokémon Center retail location in London this October. Located in Westfield London (Ariel Way, Shepherd’s Bush W12 7GF) and open only for a limited time from October 18 to November 15* 2019, the store will give fans a chance to browse and purchase a range of Pokémon Center-branded products, including exclusive designs not found anywhere else. The pop-up Pokémon Center London celebrates the highly anticipated launch of the Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield video games for Nintendo Switch this November; paying tribute to the United Kingdom’s role in inspiring the design and feel of the all-new Galar region players will explore in the games. Further details on opening times, products available to purchase and additional in-store activities will be revealed in the coming months. Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield will be released worldwide on November 15, 2019, exclusively […]

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The Nintendo Switch Lite Zacian and Zamazenta Edition Announced

Nintendo Reveals Special Pokémon Edition of Newly Announced Nintendo Switch Lite System

The Nintendo Switch Lite Zacian and Zamazenta Edition Will Be Available Nov. 8 REDMOND, Wash., July 10, 2019 – A special Pokémon-themed version of the newly announced Nintendo Switch Lite system will be available in North America starting Nov. 8. The Nintendo Switch Lite Zacian and Zamazenta Edition features stylish cyan and magenta buttons and illustrations of the two new Legendary Pokémon from the upcoming Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield games* for Nintendo Switch. This unique system will be available at a suggested retail price of $199.99, while supplies last. “November is shaping up to be a big month for Pokémon fans, with the arrival of this special hardware followed by the launch of the Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield games one week later,” said Nintendo of America President Doug Bowser. “The Nintendo Switch Lite Zacian and Zamazenta Edition will be a great gift for Pokémon fans who want to play the latest games on the go.” In […]

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GIGANTAMAX, A PHENOMENON THAT CHANGES SIZE AND APPEARANCE OF POKÉMON, REVEALED IN POKÉMON SWORD AND POKÉMON SHIELD ​​​​​​​

GIGANTAMAX, A PHENOMENON THAT CHANGES SIZE AND APPEARANCE OF POKÉMON, REVEALED IN POKÉMON SWORD AND POKÉMON SHIELD

Newly Discovered Pokémon and Details about the Galar Pokémon League Also Announced ​​​​​​​ London, United Kingdom —July 8, 2019—The Pokémon Company International revealed details today about the Gigantamax phenomenon in the highly anticipated upcoming video games Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield.Newly discovered Pokémon, details about the Galar Pokémon League, and more were also revealed. Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield launch November 15, 2019, exclusively on the Nintendo Switch™ system. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xhIc6UwnHj8 Gigantamax Pokémon  The previously discovered phenomenon known as Dynamaxing can only occur in specific areas of the Galar region. While Dynamaxing seems to be a phenomenon common to Pokémon from Galar, it’s been discovered that there’s a special phenomenon known as Gigantamaxing. Not only do Gigantamax Pokémon become bigger, but their appearance also changes. Like normal Dynamaxing, Gigantamaxing boosts the power of the Pokémon—and it also allows each Gigantamax Pokémon to use a unique move known as a G-Max Move. Each G-Max Move is particular to a specific […]

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Nintendo Wraps Up a Day of Video Game Fun at E3

Nintendo kicked off the first day of the E3 video game trade show with big announcements in its morning Nintendo Direct presentation. Nintendo followed its presentation with a day of Nintendo Treehouse: Live gameplay and interview segments designed to give fans a deeper look at various games:      Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield: Developers from GAME FREAK inc. explained how wild and random encounters work in the game. They also showed off the in-game battle system, Max Raid Battles and details of the Wild Area. The games are scheduled to launch Nov. 15.   Animal Crossing: New Horizons: Game Director Aya Kyogoku and Producer Hisashi Nogami gave a first look at live gameplay and an introduction to the deserted island setting. They offered details about game features and the new crafting system, and demonstrated the ability of players living on the same island to play together by sharing a Joy-Con controller. The game […]

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