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Fans Are Buzzing About A Possible Pokémon Switch Leak 

Seemingly every big Pokémon game leaks ahead of time, and a new generation of entries may follow suit. Over the last few days, a series of online posts purporting knowledge of the next major pocket monsters game have caught fire within the Pokémon community. If real, these leaks promise Pokémon games that are…Read more… Continue […]

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If You’re A Pokémon Fan, You Should Play Detective Pikachu

Nintendo may be keeping the 3DS on life support at this point, but there are still reasons to boot up the handheld console. Detective Pikachu, released in North America last week, makes an especially compelling case for any fans of Pokémon who want to learn a bit more about the world of pocket monsters.Read more… […]

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Charizard Is The Best Part Of Pokémon Day 2018

Tomorrow is Pokémon Day, the 22nd anniversary of the Japanese release of Pokémon Red and Green. The Pokémon Company’s got a bunch of treats lined up for fans, from a new Snapchat filter to a special Pikachu showing up in Pokémon GO. My favorite? This giant-sized Charizard Pokémon Gallery figure.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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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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Three Ways Ultra Sun and Moon Is Shaking Up Competitive Pokémon

Pokémon’s new competitive rule-set goes live in January 2018, meaning that players everywhere are devising strategies based on the new monsters and movesets available in Ultra Sun and Moon. Let’s talk about some of the biggest additions that will have a major impact on the way competitors approach tournaments.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Pokémon The Movie: I Choose You!

Pokémon The Movie: I Choose You! makes its theatrical debut outside of Japan via a pair of special showings November 5 and 6. Moviegoers will score a special trading card and a QR code to unlock a hat-wearing Pikachu in Sun and Moon. Check Fathom Events for tickets and locations.  Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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One Player’s Struggle to Bring Competitive Pokémon to the Middle East

Competitive Pokémon has four main zones in North America, Europe, Latin America and the Asian-Pacific region, with countries such as Japan and South Korea running their own system. While that covers most of the world, it does leave a large gap on the map in the Middle East. This system leaves some players, such as…Read […]

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One Player’s Struggle to Bring Competitive Pokémon to the Middle East

Competitive Pokémon has four main zones in North America, Europe, Latin America and the Asian-Pacific region, with countries such as Japan and South Korea running their own system. While that covers most of the world, it does leave a large gap on the map in the Middle East. This system leaves some players, such as…Read […]

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Nobody Thought Competitive Pokémon Player Would Win A 4 vs 1, But He Did

Competitive Pokémon players usually forfeit matches with seemingly unbeatable odds. But the first day of the North American Pokémon International Championships is a perfect lesson in why never giving up can pay off.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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The ‘Worst’ Pokémon Sun and Moon Legendary Guardian Scores Big Competitive Win

Nick Navarre, a top competitive Pokémon player from the US, won last weekend’s Roanoke Regional Championships with a unique team that included what many consider the weakest Alolan Guardian: Tapu Bulu.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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