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Pocket Card Jockey Review: Dark Horse

By Steve Watts, May 03, 2016 1:00pm PDT

Pocket Card Jockey is a quirky solitaire RPG from the studio that brought us Pokemon, but does it have the legs of its older sibling? Our review.


Tembo the Badass Elephant stomps onto PS4, Xbox One, and PC in 2015

By Josh Hawkins, Mar 11, 2015 12:05pm PDT

The team behind Pokemon is at it again with a new 2D side-scrolling adventure that’s larger than life.


"Why isnt the demo listed in the PS4 demo section of the store? "

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Pokken Tournament trademark reignites hope for Pokemon fighting game

By Andrew Yoon, May 06, 2014 6:30am PDT

Coupled with a mysterious teaser video released at the Pokemon Game Show in Japan last year, it seems ever more likely that a Pokemon fighting game is in the works.


Pokemon Happy Meals coming to McDonald's

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 28, 2014 12:00pm PDT

Pokemon are invading McDonald's Happy Meals soon.


"They should put Skylander figurines in Happy Meals to seal the fate of human kind."

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Google Maps updated with Pokemon Challenge

By Andrew Yoon, Mar 31, 2014 10:30am PDT

Google has updated its Maps app with Pokemon. And while it may seem like an April Fools joke, it's true: launch the app, hit the search bar, "Press Start," and you'll be able to start hunting down Pokemon.


"So many lines of code to make this, none of which remove the default shake-to-send-feedback in ..."

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Pokemon Bank and Poke Transporter launch on 3DS

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 05, 2014 11:30am PST

After a long delay, the Pokémon Bank and Poké Transporter apps have launched on 3DS, giving trainers a chance to store up to 3,000 Pokemon from across the last two generations of games. Also, free Celebi!


Best of 2013: #8 - Pokemon X & Y

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 17, 2014 1:30pm PST

Pokemon X & Y is #8 in our Best of 2013.


Pokemon Bank giving away free Celebi

By Steve Watts, Dec 18, 2013 10:30am PST

Using the Pokemon Bank before September 30, 2014 will net you a free Celebi Pokemon, Nintendo announced today.


"I'm not going to look a gift Pokemon in the mouth, but Celebi? Why not Genesect or Meloetta, ..."

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Pokemon Bank video shows off Poke Transporter in action

By Andrew Yoon, Dec 13, 2013 9:15am PST

Nintendo released a new video showing off how the upcoming service works, and it's a great way to see some older Legendary Pokemon appear in X&Y's new 3D engine.


Pokemon X & Y hacker discovers unobtainable new creatures

By Steve Watts, Nov 01, 2013 10:35am PDT

A Pokemon X & Y hacker seems to have uncovered three as-yet undiscovered Pokemon likely to be given out as event creatures.


"You mean that programming place holder only discovered by exploiting flaws in the game that ..."

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Pokemon X & Y bug corrupts saves, Nintendo working on fix

By Steve Watts, Oct 18, 2013 10:30am PDT

Pokemon has acknowledged a save game bug in Pokemon X and Y, and the Japanese company site says it is working on a fix to hit that region in a few days.


Mega Evolutions coming to Pokemon Trading Card Game

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 15, 2013 2:00pm PDT

Now that Pokemon X and Y have introduced Mega Evolutions and Fairy-types, it was only a matter of time before they hit the Pokemon Trading Card Game, as well.


Pokemon X and Y sell 4 million in 2 days

By Alice O'Connor, Oct 15, 2013 5:30am PDT

We're certainly keen on Pokémon X and Y, and apparently aren't the only ones. Nintendo today announced the pair sold four million copies between them over the weekend following Saturday's launch. If you smooshed them together, it'd be the fastest-selling 3DS game yet.


"Geez, with sales like this Nintendo could manufacture as many experimental, unprofitable ..."

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Pokemon X & Y makes raising Pokemon easier because of the Internet

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 14, 2013 4:15pm PDT

Pokemon X and Y has introduced ways to make raising your Pokemon a quicker process, something Game Freak's Junichi Masuda attributes to the smartphone generation not having as much time to play.


"You actually get it pretty early and it works differently this time around. Unlike previous ..."

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Pokemon X or Y: which one to choose?

By Kat Bailey, Oct 12, 2013 2:00am PDT

It's a time honored tradition going back to the very set of Pokemon games: which version do I choose? Red or Green? Diamond or Pearl? Or in this case, X or Y?


"I bought Pokemon Y, mainly off of seeing the cover. This is my first Pokemon game. I'm only a ..."

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