Nintendo Direct – January 2020 Pokémon Sword and Shield Expansion Pass and More

This morning’s dedicated Pokémon Direct revealed a wealth of new Pokémon information. President and CEO of The Pokémon Company, Tsunekazu Ishihara, kicked off the 20-minute stream with a reveal of a remake of the 2006 games Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Red Rescue Team and Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Blue Rescue Team in the form of Pokémon Mystery Dungeon DX. This remake …

Competitive Pokémon Primer

Most gamers are aware that Pokémon is the largest-grossing multimedia franchise out there. Across the trading card game, video games, anime, and numerous toys, Pokémon is a real powerhouse. What many may not be aware of, however, is its budding competitive facet. To be clear, there has been a “competitive scene” for Pokémon since the …

REVIEW: Pokémon Sword and Shield

How is it that a single development team manages to keep the hits coming with virtually every single release? Pokémon has had its good seasons and “bad” seasons, but even those who have sold less than others are still massively successful on a global scale. Coming to meet controversy head-on after being one of the …

Pokémon Sword and Shield Dex Leaks Reveal Massive Cuts

With Pokémon Sword and Shield only a few days away, the internet has been aBuzzwole with rumors and leaks enumerating as high as the Pokédex itself. Surpassing all prior leaks, however, was that of the games’ supposed final Pokédex. The prospect of learning what some of the new Galar Region pocket monsters might look like is mighty intriguing, maybe …

Pokemon: The First Movie: Mewtwo Strikes Back Hits 20

There’s something about the right movie or television series coming along when you’re at a young age that its importance can’t be understated. It becomes something that sticks with you and continues to have an impact even years after your initial viewing experience. Twenty years ago, on November 6th, 1999, Pokémon: Mewtwo Strikes Back hit theaters. …

Pokémon Sword and Shield Galar Region Update

The Pokémon Company International has been more forthcoming with specific information on Pokémon Sword and Shield, though not so much with other details. Trainers around the world are waiting on pins and needles to find out whether or not their favorite go-to Pocket Monsters will make it into the game. This panic was set in …