Pokemon Y

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

Pokemon director explains MMO hesitance and sticking with handhelds

By Steve Watts, Sep 19, 2013 1:00pm PDT

Pokemon X&Y game director Junichi Masuda explains why the company is hesitant to jump into the MMO space, and how he feels handhelds are still the proper home for major Pokemon releases.


Pokemon X & Y trailer shows off starter Mega Evolutions, MewTwo options

By Steve Watts, Sep 13, 2013 9:30am PDT

Nintendo showed off the Mega Evolved forms for the Pokemon X and Y starters today, along with an alternate version of Mewtwo based on the game version.


Pokemon X & Y reintroduce Bulbasaur, Charmander, and Squirtle as starters

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 04, 2013 8:45am PDT

Everything old is new again. The starters for Pokemon X & Y will be from the original Red & Blue generation: Bulbasaur, Charmander, and Squirtle.


Pokemon X & Y special edition 3DS XL systems announced

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 04, 2013 8:30am PDT

The launch of a new generation of Pokemon is always a big deal. So big, it needs TWO special edition XL systems.


Pokemon Bank offers online Pokestorage for a fee

By Alice O'Connor, Sep 04, 2013 7:30am PDT

For Poképlayers who truly, positively, absolutely must catch them all, Nintendo is introducing an online Pokémon storage system which charges an annual fee. The Pokémon Bank will store up to 3,000 pocket monsters, safe from harm and easily transferred between games.


Pokemon X & Y Gamescom demo shows Mega Evolution, riding Pokemon

By Steve Watts, Aug 26, 2013 9:30am PDT

A video of the Pokemon X & Y Gamescom demo shows off some of the recently announced features, like Mega Evolutions.


Pokemon X & Y adds Super Training

By Steve Watts, Aug 09, 2013 4:30pm PDT

If the prospect of making Pokemon go Super Saiyan with Mega Evolution wasn't Dragon Ball Z enough, you'll be able to "Super Train" them as well.


Pokemon X & Y introduces Mega Evolution

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 08, 2013 11:00am PDT

Pokemon X and Y will be introducing a brand new gameplay element--one of the biggest changes to the core Pokemon battle system. "Mega Evolution" will allow Pokemon to transform to new, more powerful forms.


Pokemon X and Y getting new friend system, tons of tweaks

By Steve Watts, Jun 12, 2013 8:00am PDT

At a special E3 presentation, Nintendo announced various new features coming to Pokemon X and Y, including a revamped friends system.


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.


Pokemon X and Y trailer rides a Gogoat

By Alice O'Connor, May 14, 2013 7:15am PDT

Nintendo dropped a Pokébomb this morning, with news including confirmation that Pokémon X and Pokémon Y are set in the new region of Kalos, whose capital Lumiose City boasts an awfully Eiffel-ish tower. The publisher lifted the wraps off another four new Pokémon, with th...


Pokemon X and Y announced for Nintendo 3DS

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 08, 2013 5:15am PST

Nintendo's catch 'em allseries Pokémon is finally making the jump from the DS generation of hardware to the not-quite-so-shiny-and-new-anymore Nintendo 3DS, president Satoru Iwata announced during today's Nintendo Direct presentation. Pokémon X and Pokémon Y boast a new s...