The latest edition of Japanese publication CoroCoro has revealed that both Primal Reversion forms of the legendary Pokemon Groudon and Kyogre will appear in the new Pokemon movie due in 2015. The magazine says the movie has already been greenlit and will be hitting Japanese theatres sometime next year.
The Pokémon Company International today released a new game trailer for Pokémon Omega Ruby and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire, launching November 21, 2014 for the Nintendo 3DS family of systems. The trailer reveals new incredibly powerful Mega-Evolved Pokémon like Mega Salamence, Mega Lopunny, and Mega Altaria. Fans can also get a first look at the five different Cosplay Pikachu in battle.
It was also announced that beginning November 21, players who purchase Pokémon Omega Ruby or Pokémon Alpha Sapphire can receive an incredibly rare Shiny Beldum holding a Mega Stone via an in-game Internet character distribution. When evolved into Shiny Metagross, players can use the Mega Stone to Mega Evolve into Shiny Mega Metagross.
Siliconera has revealed that Pokemon Black & White and Pokemon Heart Gold and Soul Silver are still performing well at retail. Both games were released in 2010 and 2011 but are still shifting plenty of units. Pokemon Black & White sold 160,000 units between March 2013 and March 2014 and Pokemon Heart Gold and Soul Silver sold 50,000 units during the same time period. Just goes to show that the Pokemon franchise remains a top seller for Nintendo.
The latest edition of Japanese gaming publication CoroCoro has revealed Mega Altaria, Mega Lopunny, and Mega Salamence in Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire. The important information that you need to know about each Mega Evolution is listed below.
Mega Altaria is Dragon / Fairy and has Pixilate. Its Attack gets a boost. It’s the exact same weight as before, but taller (1.5m vs. 1.1m).
Mega Lopunny is Normal / Fighting and has Scrappy. Its Attack and Special Attack are improved. It’s slightly taller and much lighter than before (Mega: 1.3m / 28.3 kg, Normal: 1.2m / 33.3 kg).
Mega Salamence is Dragon / Flying and has Aerilate. Its Defense gets a boost. It’s taller and a little heavier than before (Mega: 1.8m / 112.6 kg, Normal: 1.5m / 102.6 kg).
Details can’t be seen right now, but players can get a shiny Beldum with its Mega Stone via an event when the games come out.
A new character, Lucia, is a Contest Idol and gives you clothes that you can wear for Pokemon Contests. She owns an Altaria.
Pikachu gets special Pokemon Contest moves when you dress it up. Pikachu Rock Star gets Meteor Mash, Pikachu PhD gets Electric Terrain, Pikachu Pop Star gets Draining Kiss, Pikachu Belle gets Icicle Crash, and Pikachu Libre gets Flying Press.
From August 13 until September 17, The Pokémon Company International will host a special, limited-time wireless Internet distribution for owners of Pokémon X and Pokémon Y to receive Heracross for Pokémon X (previously only encountered during normal gameplay inPokémon Y) or Pinsir for Pokémon Y (previously only encountered during normal gameplay in Pokémon X). Players visiting participating GameStop stores in the United States starting August 18 can also receive a code for a Mega Stone to Mega Evolve Heracross or Pinsir into Mega Heracross or Mega Pinsir.
Namco Bandai has announced that Pokemon: Battle Nine will be coming to Japanese arcades Pokemon: Battle Nine sees players capturing iconic Pokemon on a grid based system. The games concept seems as though it will be a sure-fire success in Japan, but there’s no word as to whether Pokemon: Battle Nine will come to the west.
The Pokémon Company International has launched its official 2014 Pokémon World Championships website (Pokemon.com/Worlds) for fans to keep up with all the action from the event. Taking place August 16-17 in Washington, DC, the event will be streamed live on the official site via the Twitch.tv/Pokémon Live Player, featuring a full day of select Pokémon TCG and video game matches on Saturday, August 16 and all three divisions, six matches total, of the final Pokémon TCG and video game matches on Sunday, August 17. A full event schedule is below. Pokémon TCG and video game players from more than 30 countries will be battling for scholarships, prizes, and the title of Pokémon World Champion.
2014 Pokémon World Championships Live Stream Schedule
Saturday, August 16
9:00 a.m. EST – Opening Ceremony
9:30 a.m. EST – 5:00 p.m. EST – Pokémon Video Game Streaming
5:00 p.m. EST – 9:00 p.m. EST – Pokémon TCG Streaming
Sunday, August 17
9:00 a.m. EST – TCG Masters top 4
10:00 a.m. EST – 3:00 p.m. EST – Pokémon TCG Finals (Junior, Senior, and Masters Divisions)
3:00 p.m. EST – 6:00 p.m. EST – Pokémon Video Game Finals (Junior, Senior, and Masters Divisions)
Nintendo has announced that it will have a variety of Pokemon themed events at this year’s Gamescom. Junichi Masuda will be at the event to give fans a special message regarding the Pokemon franchise. Last time Masuda gave a special message was at the Japan Expo where he revealed Honedge for Pokemon X & Y. Shigeki Morimoto will also be there to sign autographs. Eight players will be able to challenge him at 12PM and 3PM on August 14th. Nintendo will also be distributing a special Vivillion at Gamescom.
The latest edition of Japanese publication CoroCoro has revealed Metagross will have a Mega Evolution form in the forthcoming Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire for Nintendo 3DS. Anime News Network says Elite Four Champion Daigo Mega Evolves his Metagross using a Mega Brooch. Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire is due for release on November 28th in Europe and November 21th in the United States.
Nintendo has revealed a lovely new Pokemon themed Nintendo 3DS XL that lucky gamers in Japan will be able to get their hands on. The special Nintendo 3DS XL will be awarded to ten lucky raffle winners who spend over ¥1,000 at Denny’s & Famil family restaurants from July 15th through to August 25th. Those who spend the specified amount will receive a raffle code printed on their receipt. Nintendo also says that an additional five units will be made available via an email campaign with the Japanese company, Apaman. The design is based on the Pokemon movie, Diancie and the Cocoon of Destruction.