Pokemon Y

3DS / RPG / Release: Oct 12, 2013 / ESRB: E

Pokemon X & Y update fixes Lumiose City save bug

By Steve Watts, Oct 25, 2013 7:00am PDT

Nintendo has issued updates to Pokemon X and Y that fix the Lumiose City save bug. It had been erasing games if you saved in side certain regions of the city.


How Europe inspired Pokemon X and Y's creature designs

By Steve Watts, Oct 24, 2013 7:45am PDT

Pokemon X and Y character designers say they drew inspiration from the Europe-inspired setting, having taken trips to Europe and seeing the local wildlife.


Weekend Confirmed 187 - Pokemon X & Y, The Wolf Among Us, Beyond: Two Souls

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 18, 2013 11:00am PDT

For this edition of Weekend Confirmed, we have two crews for you! We start the show with the Weekend Confirmed X crew of hosts Garnett Lee and Jeff Cannata and the Shacknews duo of Andrew Yoon and Ozzie Mejia reacting to the Watch Dogs delay and how that affects the decision...


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.


Pokemon X & Y's crazy and creepy Pokedex entries

By Steve Watts, Oct 17, 2013 11:05am PDT

A look at some of Pokemon X & Y's Pokedex entries reveals some startlingly dark applications for this generation of pocket monsters.


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.


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.


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?


Why Pokemon X and Y isn't selling DLC monsters

By Steve Watts, Oct 11, 2013 9:30am PDT

Game Freak director Junichi Masuda says he is resistant to the idea of DLC in a Pokemon game, because he prefers that players be able to enjoy the full experience with just one piece of software.


'Make Pikachu more muscular,' Nintendo president recalls

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 10, 2013 8:00am PDT

"Make Pikachu more muscular," Nintendo president Satoru Iwata recalled skeptics saying before Pokemon launched in America. "Will America accept cute monsters? No, they said."


Pokemon Bank launches December 27, will cost $5/year

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 04, 2013 11:30am PDT

Pokemon's cross-generation transfer and cloud storage service launches in December for $5/year.


Pokemon X & Y review: everything old is new again

By Kat Bailey, Oct 04, 2013 9:00am PDT

Pokemon X and Y soundly exceeds expectations, making use of its new features to highlight and improve upon classic monsters, all while managing to avoid feeling the least bit old or stale. All told, it's an impressive accomplishment, and a great start for the series on the N...


Mega Charizard comes in two flavors in Pokemon X & Y

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 02, 2013 9:00am PDT

What's that in the sky? It's not a brand new Pokemon. No, that black-and-blue beast you see in the screenshot above is actually Mega Charizard X, one possible mega-evolution for the fan-favorite Pokemon.


Pokemon X and Y fossils revealed

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 23, 2013 2:15pm PDT

Pokemon X and Y will also have a new pair of fossil-based Pokemon. One is a hard-hitting T-Rex-like figure and the other is a gentler sort with a potential game-changing new ability.