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Upcoming Nintendo Direct Presentation to Focus on Pokemon

According to a recent tweet from Nintendo of America, the next Direct Presentation (scheduled on Tuesday, June 6 at 7:00am Pacific Time), will center on their Pokemon franchise. Dubbed “Pokemon Direct Presentation,” the video will clock in at a mere eight minutes long and will be presented on Nintendo’s website at www.nintendo.com/nintendo-direct/06-06-2017 Not much is known about the ...

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VIDEO: The Mysterious Deflating Pikachu

In Case You Missed It – this video has been making the rounds these past few days, and it may just be the cutest thing you’ll ever see this weekend. The video features a bunch of cute Pikachu mascots dancing to the song “You Can’t Stop the Beat” (which some of you will remember from the Hairspray musical). And then things go haywire as the poor mascot is grabbed first by a man in a ...

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Top 5 Controversies Involving Cartoon Shows

While there are cartoon shows that are clearly targeted towards a more mature audience, as a medium they have generally been considered as predominantly targeted towards children, or at least meant to be safe and uncontroversial. This is why it is always interesting to read about cartoons that have been embroiled in a controversy, for transgressing either viewers or regulatory bodies’ ...

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There May Be a Pokemon Game Coming to the Switch

There’s rumors swirling about regarding the possibility of a new Pokemon game coming to Nintendo’s latest console, the Switch, as fans learned upon two job listings that Pokemon developer Game Freak has posted. The job posting was accidentally discovered by Silicon Era, with one listing looking for 3D CG designers for a console project, opening with “Here’s a chance to work on the ...

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Japanese Pokemon Sun and Moon Owners Get a Free Ash Hat Pikachu

If you live in Japan and are planning to see the new Pokemon film, you’re one heck of a lucky fan because you’ll be getting a code for a new Pikachu. And it’s not just your average Pikachu, this one comes wearing Ash Ketchum’s iconic hat! In order to get the code, all you need to do is preorder the tickets to see the movie, which will entitle you to a code for the special Pikachumium Z ...

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New Pokemon Sun & Moon to Give Out Mewtwonites to Players

You can say what you want about the Pokemon franchise, but it can’t be denied that it’s a lively one that knows how to treat its fans right, particularly with regard to special events and giveaways. Un upcoming one will give a lot of players the chance to Mega Evolve their Mewtwos, via an in-game distribution event that rewards players with a code for a Mewtwonite X and Mewtwonite ...

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Pokemon 21st Anniversary Celebrations Start Today

It’s been 21 years since the Pokemon franchise was first launched, and various companies connected to the franchise and promotions have decided to celebrate the milestone with a number of promotions and special events. First of which is Niantic’s ARG game Pokemon Go, which has decided to turn all of the Pikachu’s you will encounter in the wild into a Pikachu wearing a special party hat. The ...

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Pokemon GO Still Banned in China

While detractors claim that Niantic’s ARG (Augmented Reality Game) Pokemon GO is already on its last legs, it cannot be denied that it was a massive phenomenon when it was first launched, and still remains popular among a segment of the mobile gaming market, especially now that long-requested features are trickling down via updates. However, there is one place that the ARG can’t gain a ...

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Pokemon Sun and Moon’s First Global Mission is Live

The first ever Global Mission has started for Pokemon Sun and Moon, and it’s been penciled in to run between now until December 12. The goal? All players need to do their part and catch Pokemon like heck through Pokemon Global Link until the total reaches 100 million. Of course, while catching Pokemon is a fun activity in and of itself, there should be an incentive if people all over the world ...

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Pokemon Sun & Moon Anime Coming to Disney XD in December

U.S.-based fans of Pokemon that are feeling left out when Ash started his adventure in Alola on Japanese TV, Disney XD is here to save the day. According to a recent announcement, Pokemon Sun & Moon will be coming to the US via the premiere of Pokemon the Movie: Volcanion and the Mechanical Marvel on Disney XD this coming December 5. It’s not just the movie, the first two episodes of the ...

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New Pokemon Sun and Moon Trailer Features Starter Z-Moves and Ultra Beasts

The official Pokemon Channel has just released a brand-spanking new trailer for the upcoming Pokemon Sun and Moon, whose fans may be reaching a fevered pitch because the game’s release is just around the corner. The new trailer gives fans a good look at the Z-Moves that the starter Pokemon will have, as well as some of the Ultra Beasts that you may encounter in the game. You can check out the ...

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Pokken Tournament Teases Another Character Reveal

The Tekken-inspired Pokemon arcade fighting game Pokken Tournament seems to be dead set on adding characters to its roster on a regular basis, and with the sheer amount of Pokemon available at its disposal, we’re not likely to see it end soon (and nobody will be complaining because these are free updates, not paid DLC.) Case in point, just a couple of weeks after Scizor’s addition to the ...

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