The Japanese video game company introduced Nintendo Switch with the Pikachu and Eevee-themed Joy-Con as part of the bundle for the “Pokémon: Let’s Go” game. The Pokémon-themed console is worth $399.99.
Video Games September 12, 2018
Before, it's Twitch Plays ‘Pokémon’ but now, it’s Twitch Watches ‘Pokémon.’ Catch 19 seasons and 16 movies of the entire 'Pokémon' anime on Twitch beginning Aug. 27.
Movies/TV Shows August 24, 2018
An auction for an unopened box of First Edition 'Pokémon' cards started at $20,000 and ended at $56,000. The winner is likely hoping that the box contains a foil Charizard, one of which sold for $55,000 last year.
Geek August 17, 2018
Niantic Labs is planning to roll out player vs. player battles to 'Pokémon GO' soon, after another long-awaited feature, Pokémon trading, was recently added. What will the 'Pokémon GO' PVP mode be like?
Video Games August 7, 2018
The Nintendo Switch has sold nearly 20 million units worldwide. However, Nintendo needs to think about the console’s future beyond ‘Pokémon’ and ‘Smash Bros. Ultimate.’
Video Games July 31, 2018
Niantic Labs finally placed its campaign against 'Pokémon GO' cheaters into writing with its Three-Strike Discipline Policy. In most cases, cheaters will get their 'Pokémon GO' accounts banned after three infractions.
Video Games July 22, 2018
Think the Poké Ball Plus is just an overpriced accessory? Think again. The little toy actually packs a lot of features, like the fact that it can be used to control the entire game.
Video Games June 13, 2018
In "Pokémon Quest," players split their time between building their base camp to attract new Pokémon and exploring Tumblecube Island to gather resources. Here are some tips and tricks for the Nintendo Switch's free-to-play game.
Video Games June 3, 2018
Nintendo announced that there will be two new Pokemon titles added to the Switch. The first is the more traditional Pokemon Let's Go and the new type of game called Pokemon Quest.
Video Games May 31, 2018
It’s official: ‘Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu!’ and ‘Pokémon: Let's Go, Eevee!’ are heading to Nintendo Switch this November. But you have to wait until 2019 for the core RPG title.
Video Games May 30, 2018
New 'Pokémon' for Nintendo Switch leaks are heating up the rumor mills. According to the latest leaks, the next 'Pokémon' games will be remakes of 'Pokémon Yellow,' and that they will somehow be connected to the 'Pokémon GO' mobile app.
Video Games May 15, 2018
Pikachu, probably the most popular Pokémon, once had a third form named Gorochu. Gorochu apparently looked terrifying with fangs and horns, but it was not rejected from the original 'Pokémon' games because of how it looked.
Video Games May 4, 2018
The upcoming 'Pokémon' RPG for the Nintendo Switch will feature the brand-new eighth-generation of Pokémon, according to the Spanish edition of the Official Nintendo Magazine. Will the new 'Pokémon' game finally be unveiled soon?
Video Games April 17, 2018
Rumors claim that a 'Pokémon' theme park will soon open in Universal Studios Florida. Attractions based on the video game and anime franchise will be a guaranteed hit due to its popularity and staying power.
Video Games April 12, 2018
The Pokémon Company announced the availability of a new electric-type monster in 'Pokémon Ultra Sun' and 'Ultra Moon.' Called Zeraora, the Pokémon can be as fast as a lightning strike at max speed, and has some neat skills.
Video Games April 10, 2018
Two new legendary Gen 3 Pokémon are now available in 'Pokémon GO' - the twins Latios and Latias from 'Ruby and Sapphire.' Here's when and where to catch each of them for a limited time.
Video Games April 3, 2018
Niantic Labs agreed to pay about $1.6 million to the attendees of last year's 'Pokémon GO' Fest disaster in Chicago. The event was supposed to be the culmination of the 'Pokémon GO' experience, but it was plagued by connectivity issues.
Video Games April 2, 2018
'Pokémon GO' will soon launch daily quests named Field Research and Special Research, which will lead players to Mew. Will the new features push old players to once again fire up the mobile game?
Video Games March 27, 2018
A 'Pokémon GO' player allegedly attacked another player after losing control of a gym. The family friendly mobile game is apparently now included in the list of video games that make people violent.
Video Games March 18, 2018
The next Nintendo Direct will start very soon, leading to speculations on the games that will be featured in the presentation. Nintendo Switch owners are hoping that 'Super Smash Bros.' and 'Pokémon' will finally arrive to the hybrid console.
Video Games March 8, 2018
The third 'Pokémon GO' Community Day will take place on March 25 and last for three hours, bringing several perks. This month, the special Pokémon with an exclusive move will be Bulbasaur.
Video Games March 2, 2018
A job listing posted by The Pokémon Company may have teased the release date for the upcoming 'Pokémon' RPG for the Nintendo Switch. The game may arrive just in time for this year's holiday season, if the speculations are correct.
Video Games February 12, 2018
Flygon, Camerupt, and more creatures from 'Pokémon Ruby' and 'Pokémon Sapphire’s' Hoenn Region are coming to 'Pokémon GO.' Niantic Labs has revealed that 23 more generation three Pokémon are coming to the mobile game.
Apps/Software January 25, 2018
Fresh from the first 'Pokemon Go' Community Day held last weekend, Niantic Labs immediately announced details for the next one in February. The second event will feature new bonuses as well as a special Dratini.
Video Games January 23, 2018
Niantic has added more Pokémon to its popular mobile game 'Pokémon GO.' The company included the limited edition Pokémon Kyogre to the game as well as Groudon boxes and more.
Apps/Software January 14, 2018
The Japan-exclusive Nintendo 3DS title 'Detective Pikachu' is making its way to U.S. players. The title will arrive with an exclusive larger-than-normal 'Detective Pikachu' amiibo figure.
Video Games January 13, 2018
Rumors regarding the upcoming 'Pokémon' RPG for the Nintendo Switch started to swirl, generating excitement among fans of the franchise. Here's what we've heard about the game's title, combat system, and release date.
Video Games January 6, 2018
An Electronic Arts leak suggest Nintendo is preparing for a massive, jam-packed Nintendo Direct in January. The gaming company is announcing more than 10 new titles.
Video Games January 2, 2018
It’s the holiday season and 'Pokémon GO’ is ready to celebrate! The newly released holiday event will bring with it a handful of new Pokémon, equipment, and much more.
Video Games December 23, 2017
A working report from Purdue University researchers estimated that 'Pokémon GO' players caused traffic accidents that resulted in damages worth up to $7.3 billion last year. This is because some players were catching Pokémon and passing Pokéstops while driving.
Video Games November 27, 2017
The Nintendo Switch demand will go up even higher if the planned 'Pokémon' game for the hybrid console is released next year. This is according to NPD analyst Mat Piscatella, who also compared Nintendo Switch sales to the Nintendo Wii.
Video Games November 26, 2017
In 'Pokémon Ultra Sun' and 'Ultra Moon,' there's a touching tribute to Nintendo's late chief Satoru Iwata. All you need is a Pokémon carried over from 'Pokémon Silver' to see it in the game.
Video Games November 25, 2017
Shiny Pokémon are hard to come by, but it looks like the Ultra Wormholes will up your chances. That said, here's how to catch shiny Pokémon in 'Pokémon Ultra Sun' and 'Ultra Moon.'
Video Games November 20, 2017
Mimikyu is now the latest Pokémon to get its own Z-Move, included as part of 'Pokémon Ultra Sun' and 'Ultra Moon,' out Nov. 17. Adorable or downright creepy? You decide.
Video Games November 13, 2017
Giovanni is making a comeback, and he's bringing all the other villainous Pokémon team leaders along and forming the Team Rainbow Rocket in 'Pokémon Ultra Sun' And 'Ultra Moon.'
Video Games November 3, 2017
Attention, 'Pokémon Sun' and 'Moon' players: Ash's Pikachu is now up for grabs via Mystery Gift. To make things even better, they come with the Z-Crystal Pikashunium Z.
Video Games September 19, 2017
Nintendo is making the upcoming 'Pokémon Ultra Sun' and 'Ultra Moon' and 'Pokémon Gold' and 'Silver' a little more special with the Poké Ball edition of the New 2DS XL. There's a Pikachu edition in store too.
Video Games September 14, 2017
There’s no doubt about it, the Switch is proving to be a success for Nintendo. However, CEO Tsunekazu Ishihara actually once thought it wouldn’t sell, not in a smartphone-dominated world.
Video Games September 6, 2017
Nintendo has now revealed how to obtain the Dusk Form Lycanroc once 'Pokémon Ultra Sun' and 'Ultra Moon' launch in November. Long story short: there’s only a two-month availability window, so hurry.
Video Games August 12, 2017
The Pokémon Company revealed the Dusk Form of Lycanroc as a new Pokémon that will be available in the upcoming 'Pokémon Ultra Sun' and 'Ultra Moon.' It is unclear, however, how players will be able to acquire it.
Video Games August 7, 2017
'Pokémon GO' players can now try to catch Moltres as Niantic Labs tries to recover from the failed 'Pokémon GO' Fest in Chicago. Here are a few tips on how to catch the fire-type Legendary Pokémon.
Video Games August 1, 2017
In the wake of the failed 'Pokémon GO' Fest in Chicago, Niantic Labs has pushed back some 'Pokémon GO' events in Europe. Is this a good move for the developer, or is it another lawsuit waiting to happen?
Video Games July 29, 2017
Niantic Labs issued an apology and gave out bonuses to make up for the disastrous 'Pokémon GO' Fest. However, some attendees do not think that this is enough and have filed a class action lawsuit against the developer.
Video Games July 29, 2017
The game of passing the blame between developer Niantic Labs and some carriers for the 'Pokémon GO' Fest disaster has officially started. However, players should instead focus on catching Legendary Pokémon, with Moltres and Zapdos to be added soon.
Video Games July 26, 2017
Niantic has finally granted an eternity-long wish for many 'Pokémon GO' players: to put Legendary Pokémon in the game. If you’re aching to catch them all, especially Lugia and Articuno, then read on.
Video Games July 23, 2017
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