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Four Years Later, Twitch Is Playing Pokémon Red and Blue At Once

The iconic streaming experiment Twitch Plays Pokémon is not only still alive and kicking, it’s now taking on a new challenge: controlling two games in one go. After playing nearly every Pokémon game imaginable, it’s impressive that the channel continues to find new ways to keep the social experiment alive.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Let’s Open Some Pokemon Ultra Prism Cards And See If There’s Anything Good

It’s new Pokemon Trading Card Game expansion day, and fans are tearing into thousands of Sun & Moon Ultra Prism booster packs, searching for powerful new additions to their decks. I’ve only got four boosters, but no deck, so I like my odds.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Pokémon Go’s New Update Will No Longer Work On Older iOS Devices

iOS: If the kid doubling as a monster wrangler in your life is hooked on catching oddly-shaped fictional animals (or if you’re addicted to the game yourself), you’d better hope they’ve got a recent phone on which to play their favorite game. Pokémon Go developer Niantic has announced an upcoming update that will…Read more… Continue […]

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Pokemon Go is discontinuing support for Apple devices that can’t upgrade to iOS 11—in other words, s

Pokemon Go is discontinuing support for Apple devices that can’t upgrade to iOS 11—in other words, starting February 28, your iPhone 5 won’t be able to play it. “This change is a result of improvements to Pokémon Go that push the application beyond the capabilities of the operating systems on such devices,” says The…Read more… […]

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Pokémon Crystal is coming to the 3DS eShop on January 26.

Pokémon Crystal is coming to the 3DS eShop on January 26. It’s the third game in the Gold/Silver set (which both became available in September) and will be compatible with the Pokémon Bank as well as have wireless trading and battling with the other 3DS Pokémon games.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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When A Classroom Learns About Pokémon

My daughter is seven, and a few weeks ago her class spent the week choosing a subject to “investigate” (basically write reports on). The teacher might have been hoping they chose something like “nature”, or “factories”, or “history”, but the room of seven-year-old kids did the seven-year-old thing and chose “Pokémon”.Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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An Infamous Creepypasta That Explored The Dark Side Of Pokémon Fandom

By now finding a “haunted” cartridge is a scary video game story cliche, but one series in sells the tale better than the rest. Pokémon’s piracy problem, coupled with fan’s’ hunger to see a mature monster-collecting game allowed “Pokémon Black” to become one of the most famous Pokémon creepypasta to ever dwell on the…Read more… […]

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