Weekly Wrap Up 8/21-8/27

Weekly Wrap Up is our end of the week digest of smaller news stories that are just as important, but didn’t get a dedicated post. Here’s what you missed from August 21st to August 27th!

Pokémon World Championships 2017

  • Worlds 2018 will take place in Nashville, Tennessee
  • The 2017 Pokkén Tournament World Champion is Hisaharu ‘Tonosama’ Abe
  • Pokémon TCG World Champions 2017:
    • Junior: Tobias Strømdahl
    • Senior: Zachary Bokhari
    • Masters: Diego Cassiraga
  • Pokémon Video Game Junior World Champions 2017
    • Junior: Nicholas Kan
    • Senior: Hong Juyong
    • Masters: Ryota Otsubo

My Nintendo Rewards

  • For those in North America the following games have 30% discount coupons available as part of the My Nintendo Rewards – these discounts are available until November 1st, so get ’em while you can:
    • PokéPark Wii (Wii U, 400 Platinum Coins)
    • Pokémon Pinball Ruby & Sapphire (Wii U, 20 Gold Coins)
    • Pokémon Puzzle Challenge (3DS, 20 Gold Coins)
  • For those in Europe, Pokémon Red, Blue and Yellow are all on sale through My Nintendo Rewards for 20%, 20% and 36% respectively.


  • For those of you who have the messaging app LINE on your iOS, Android, or Windows Mobile devices, The Pokémon Company has released a brand new sticker pack featuring Professor Oak! The set of 16 unique stickers costs ¥120

Pokémon Duel

  • Version 4.0.1 is now available for download – this update only features bug fixes

Pokémon Shuffle

  • Shiny Mewtwo is being distributed to all Shuffle players
  • The Shiny Diancie Escalation Battle stage has begun its’ runs until September 5th – rewards include Diancite among other items
  • The Toucannon stage has begun and runs until September 5th
  • The following stages have repeat runs: Shaymin Land Forme and Regigigas

Check out this official Pokémon merchandise that was either revealed, leaked or is now available for purchase this week! Click on the images to find out where they can be purchased: