To accompany the news that Pokken Tournament will feature at this year’s EVO Tournament, the Pokemon Company has also announced that the US Nationals and EVO will both lead up to the Pokkén World Championships. This special event will take place at the Pokémon World Championships in San Francisco later this year.
Evo will be one of the big events in the Pokkén Tournament Championship Series, where players will compete for prizes, as well as invitations and travel awards to the Pokkén Tournament World Championships this August in San Francisco, California! Also, look forward to a Pokkén Tournament Championship Series event at the Pokémon US National Championships.
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Pokémon celebrates 20 years of “Gotta catch ’em all!” on February 27, and as part of the celebrations, fans are invited to head to GAME Digital PLC this February to discover and collect the first of the special Pokémon characters to be distributed throughout 2016!
Owners of Pokémon Omega Ruby, Pokémon Alpha Sapphire, Pokémon X orPokémon Y for the Nintendo 3DS family of systems can head into a local shop and collect Mew, the very first of the Mythical Pokémon!
Mew is said to possess the genetic composition of all Pokémon. It is capable of making itself invisible at will, so it entirely avoids notice even if it approaches people.
· LEVEL: 100
· TYPE: Psychic
· ABILITY: Synchronize
· MOVE: Pound
Mew’s appearance at GAME Digital PLC will take place from 1–28 February, and is timed to coincide with the release of the Pokémon TCG: Mythical Pokémon Collection—Mew scheduled to launch on 22 February. This is the first of the Mythical Pokémon Collections designed to celebrate Pokémon’s milestone year. It includes a special Mew promo card and a pin of the Mythical Pokémon, plus two Pokémon TCG: Generations booster packs and a code to unlock the cards in the Pokémon TCG Online.
Mew fans can head to one of GAME Digital PLC UK’s participating shops and look for even more collectible items featuring the original Mythical Pokémon Mew, including a plush, a Mew figurine with Great Ball from TOMY, and an exclusive t-shirt designed by BIOWORLD Europe. All items are exclusive to GAME Digital PLC in the United Kingdom while stocks last.
Owners of Pokémon Omega Ruby, Pokémon Alpha Sapphire, Pokémon X or Pokémon Y who wish to collect Mew for their game should head to the counter where they will receive a special code printed on a receipt at no charge.
The Official Nintendo UK Store is currently taking pre-orders for the Pokémon-themed New Nintendo 3DS Cover Plates. There’s currently two available for pre-order and those are Cover Plate 30 and Cover Plate 31. Cover Plate 30 design is based around Pokémon Super Mystery Dungeon which has yet to launch in Europe and Cover Plate 31 is littered with coloured sprite artwork from Pokémon Red and Pokémon Blue. Each Cover Plate costs £12.99 and Cover Plate 30 ships on February 19th, and Cover Plate 31 on February 27th.
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The ever reliable Official Nintendo UK Store has today announced that it is taking pre-orders for the Pokémon Nintendo 2DS Special Editions – Pokémon Yellow, Blue and Red Versions and also Pokkén Tournament for Wii U + Shadow Mewtwo amiibo Card and the Limited Edition Controller. You can view the various goodies on offer, right here.
It’s possibly the game everyone wanted it without knowing it and now Nintendo has officially announced it! Yes, there’s a Detective Pikachu game in the works for the Nintendo 3DS and it looks great. Detective Pikachu – Birth of a New Combination will be heading to the Japanese Nintendo 3DS eShop next week for 1200 yen and is available for preload now. Japanese consumers that opt to buy it at launch will get it at the discounted price, but those who decide to purchase it after February 29th will pay 1500 yen.
The story stars a Pikachu capable of human speech who is working with a young man named Tim Goodman to solve various mysteries around the city.
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To celebrate Pokemon’s 20th anniversary players can download one rare Pokemon a month until the end of the year! Not bad, huh? The Pokemon that are up for grabs include Darkrai, Keldeo and more. They will be available from a number of places including US retailer GameStop and the Nintendo Network. Mew is the first one to be made available and will be distributed through GameStop from February 1st until February 24th. Then you’ll be able to get your hands on these!
- Celebi: March 1 – 24 (Nintendo Network)
- Jirachi: April 1 – 24 (Nintendo Network)
- Darkrai: May 1 – 24 (GameStop)
- Manaphy: June 1 – 24 (Nintendo Network)
- Shaymin: July 1 – 24 (Nintendo Network)
- Arceus: August 1 – 24 (GameStop)
- Victini: September 1 – 24 (Nintendo Network)
- Keldeo: October 1 – 24 (Nintendo Network)
- Genesect: November 1 – 24 (GameStop)
- Meloetta: December 1 – 24 (Nintendo Network)
Pokémon the Movie: Hoopa and the Clash of Ages is now available as a digital download and iBook! Pokémon fans will learn much more about the mysterious Hoopa by downloading the movie on iTunes, Google Play, and Amazon today, as well as following along with the interactive companion iBook on Mac, iPad, and iPod Touch.