Check Out Some Footage For Pokemon: Magikarp Jump

Yesterday we reported that a new mobile game called Pokemon: Magikarp Jump hit the Italian App Store pretty much out of nowhere. Our friends over at GameXplain have captured some footage from the mobile game which you can view below. It's a tad difficult to know exactly what is going on (especially if your Italian … Continue reading Check Out Some Footage For Pokemon: Magikarp Jump

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The Pokemon Company Is Now 19 Years Old

On April 23rd, 1998, The Pokemon Company was founded by Nintendo, Creatures and Game Freak. Originally, the intention was to have The Pokemon Company, then known as The Pokémon Center Company, effectively manage Japan's Pokemon Center stores. What changed was Pokemon Gold & Silver, which took off in sales and popularity. The company would receive … Continue reading The Pokemon Company Is Now 19 Years Old

The Pokemon Company Achieved $3.3 Billion in Retail Revenue Last Year

Some new data has come in regards to revenue achieved by the Pokemon Company, and to say they were successful may be an understatement. 2016 was an "incredibly strong year at retail" for the franchise, which celebrated its 20th anniversary. Pokemon GO was downloaded 650,000,000 times. In terms of total retail sales of licensed products … Continue reading The Pokemon Company Achieved $3.3 Billion in Retail Revenue Last Year

Pokémon Shuffle Is Celebrating 2 Year Anniversary With Promotions And Special Gifts

It's been two whole years since Pokémon Shuffle first arrived to the Nintendo 3DS, and to celebrate, the Pokémon Company promises that promotions and special gifts will be added to the game in the near future. The company has advised that you'll find the celebratory gifts in both the 3DS and mobile versions of the game soon, and … Continue reading Pokémon Shuffle Is Celebrating 2 Year Anniversary With Promotions And Special Gifts

Pokemon Shuffle Hits 6 Million Downloads on 3DS

As Pokémon Go's popularity explodes on iOS and Android, another free-to-play Pokémon game continues to have its own success on the 3DS. First released in February 2015, Pokémon Shuffle has now surpassed 6 million downloads on the 3DS eShop. While not reaching the heights of Pokémon Go, which recently surpassed 50 million downloads in record-breaking time, the puzzle game is undeniably a hit … Continue reading Pokemon Shuffle Hits 6 Million Downloads on 3DS

Pokémon GO Success Could Put The Franchise In The Retail Spotlight This Christmas

It looks like we could see another Pokémon filled Christmas in retail, reminiscent of the last time the franchise dominated the market in 1999, following the success of the recently launched app Pokémon GO. Market and consumer information website, GFK, has reported that sales for 3DS games and hardware have jumped up by over 100 percent … Continue reading Pokémon GO Success Could Put The Franchise In The Retail Spotlight This Christmas

Vote For Pokemon’s Super Bowl Commmercial In This Year’s YouTube Ad Blitz

In case you aren't aware, the Super Bowl is finally over and the Denver Broncos beat the Carolina Panthers - with the final score being 24-10. Pokemon's 20th anniversary TV spot was among the multiple commercials that aired during the game, which means it's time to vote for your favorite Super Bowl advert in this … Continue reading Vote For Pokemon’s Super Bowl Commmercial In This Year’s YouTube Ad Blitz

Here’s When And Where You Can Get All The Level-100 Mythical Pokemon This Year

Throughout 2016, a total of 11 Mythical Pokemon will be distributed to fans across the U.S. Four of the level-100 Pokemon will be obtainable at participating GameStop locations, while the rest will be available in the comfort of your home via the Nintendo Network. In addition to a Nintendo 3DS system, fans who want to … Continue reading Here’s When And Where You Can Get All The Level-100 Mythical Pokemon This Year

President Of The Pokémon Company Talks About Iwata’s Involvement In Localization Of Titles

Japanese gaming website 4Gamer recently had an interview with the President of the Pokémon Company, Tsunekazu Ishihara. During the interview, 4Gamer talks about the late Nintendo President, Satoru Iwata, and his involvement in the localization of the earlier Pokémon titles. You can check out the interview below, translated by Siliconera: "4Gamer: I believe there may be more … Continue reading President Of The Pokémon Company Talks About Iwata’s Involvement In Localization Of Titles

Pokken Tournament Isn’t For Children; Possible Western Release

Pokken Tournament, the Bandai Namco Tekken-Pokemon hybrid, is being made with adults in mind. This comes by way of interviews on Imagine-Nation with The Pokemon Company's President Tsunskazy Ishihara and Namco's Katsuhiro Harada. Considering that many of the people in the generation who experienced Red and Green are now nearing their thirties, and those who … Continue reading Pokken Tournament Isn’t For Children; Possible Western Release