Pokemon X/Y News


Nintendo Announces Shiny Physical Packages For Pokemon Gold/Silver

By Charles Singletary, Aug 18, 2017 11:15am PDT

The boxes will look lovely for collectors, but don't expect a cartridge inside.


Manaphy Is The Latest Mythical Pokemon Up For Grabs

By Brittany Vincent, Jun 02, 2016 5:52am PDT

Add Manaphy to your collection by simply receiving a gift in the Pokemon version of your choice. 


Pokemon Bank adds Regirock, Regice, and Registeel as incentives to join

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 11, 2016 10:05am PST

A trio of special mythical Pokemon with unique Hidden Abilities are being offered as an incentive to pick up the 3DS Pokemon Bank app. And given that you'll need it to bring Red, Blue, and Yellow Pokemon to Sun and Moon later this year, it may be worth the investment anyway.


PSA: Celebi is now available for Pokemon X, Y, Omega Ruby, and Alpha Sapphire for a limited time

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 29, 2016 5:27pm PST

Legendary Pokemon #251 from the Pokemon Gold/Silver generation is available now in the current generation of Pokemon games, as part of the series' continuing 20th anniversary celebration.


Mew, the original Legendary Pokemon, flies into GameStop today

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 02, 2016 10:22am PST

As part of its ongoing 20th anniversary, The Pokemon Company is sending Mew into GameStop for anyone that owns any of the current generation Pokemon games.


Nintendo celebrates Pokémon's 20th anniversary with New 3DS bundle

By Daniel Perez, Jan 12, 2016 7:30am PST

The New 3DS bundle will launch on February 27th and will come with some bundled games, cover plates, and more.


"For some reason, I want to get a pokemon themed 2DS. No idea why."

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Pokemon gets steamed with legendary Volcanion

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 14, 2015 11:55am PST

The Pokemon has unveiled the newest Mythical Pokemon to grace Pokemon X, Y, Omega Ruby, and Alpha Sapphire: the steamy Volcanion!


Pokemon owners get special Dragonite from GameStop in June

By Ozzie Mejia, May 06, 2015 10:15am PDT

The Pokemon Trading Card Game has released its latest expansion and to celebrate, The Pokemon Company is about to distribute special Dragonites to owners of the latest Pokemon 3DS games.


Mega Mastery: Breaking down the best Mega Evolutions in Pokemon X & Y

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 17, 2015 12:00pm PST

With the first weekend of the Pokemon Winter Regional Championships behind us, Shacknews is taking a fresh look at some of Pokemon's best Mega Evolutions. Here are four fearsome Mega Evolved Pokemon from Pokemon X & Y.


Pokemon X/Y owners can get Shiny Gengar from GameStop today

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 13, 2014 10:05am PDT

More competitive trainers may want to observe the latest GameStop giveaway, which offers up a Shiny variety of the mighty Ghost-type Gengar.


"Ozzie Mejia posted a new article, Pokemon X/Y owners can get Shiny Gengar from GameStop today"

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Pokemon X and Y offers free Pumpkaboo for Halloween

By Steve Watts, Oct 01, 2014 11:50am PDT

The Pokemon Company is celebrating Halloween by giving away a giant Pumpkaboo Pokemon in X and Y, with some Halloween-themed moves to boot.


2014 Pokemon World Championships to stream in August

By Steve Watts, Jul 29, 2014 7:25am PDT

Nintendo and The Pokemon Company have announced the streaming schedule for the Pokemon World Championships, set to kick off on August 16.


PSA: Best Buy hosting BOGO sale on 3DS games

By Robert Workman, Jul 21, 2014 9:30am PDT

Mario Golf, Zelda, and more on sale


"It is a pretty cool game, in fact. Could use more courses, but the items are fun and the ..."

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Pokemon X/Y coming October 12

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 11, 2013 7:15am PDT

Pokemon X/Y has been given an official release date and will arrive on 3DS on October 12.