Hands-on with Pokémon plastic model kits

Bandai’s Pokémon plastic model kits don’t seem to always get the attention or fanfare of Pokémon figures, based on the engagement rates I see across my tweets, but I wanted to find out what putting one together was like and how good the end product looked. Were they going to look good on a desk … Read more

Win a Pikachu and Petilil plush keychains

October 2022 Giveaway: Pikachu and Petilil plush keychains

This month we’re giving away two plush keychains from Japan, generously provided by online Japanese goods store Meccha Japan. Learn more about what you could win and how to enter in our post below. October’s prize One winner will win one plush Pikachu keychain and one plush Petilil keychain, both from the Shinka No Ishi … Read more

YouTuber Mrwhosetheboss takes on Pokémon UNITE’s predatory monetization

Mrwhosetheboss, an extremely large YouTuber with almost 12 million subscribers, has released a video highlighting the predatory tactics of game developers, particularly on mobile. He used Pokémon UNITE, the multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) for the Nintendo Switch and mobile devices running iOS and Android, as the primary example of how free-to-play games try to … Read more

How does the Pokémon Company feel about creators doing Nuzlockes?

The Nuzlocke Challenge, a fan-created way to play any Pokémon game by, has been a staple of the community for many years. It essentially involves players releasing any Pokémon that faints (as it if had died) and following specific rules when catching Pokémon, such as only the first one encountered in a given area or … Read more

Receive Ash’s Lucario Mystery Gift in Pokémon Sword & Shield

The final Japanese anime distribution for Pokémon Sword and Shield is here, and it features the ever-popular Lucario! don’t miss your chance to receive this special Mystery Gift. Don’t forget that you can still download Ash’s Sirfetch’d! How to receive Ash’s Lucario Use code HAD0UW0CATCH from the Mystery Gift menu of Sword and Shield under … Read more

Pokémon news from today’s Nintendo Direct

Nintendo Directs sometimes include Pokémon information and trailers, and today’s presentation was luckily one of those times! New Pokémon information Pokémon Stadium and Pokémon Stadium 2 will be added to the Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack in 2023 A note on the bottom of the screen during the trailer states that “Pokémon cannot be … Read more