Pokémon-V MAX — What Could They Be?

14 days until Pokémon Sword & Shield release!The Path to Sword & Shield is back! The Pokémon-V mechanic has already been revealed thanks to not only the initial World Championships reveal trailer, but also through the recently-announced “Starter Set V Decks” that will be released in Japan on November 29th. Pokémon-V appears to be similar to … Read more

ex and Beyond – A History of Multi-Prize Pokémon

Last time we talked about how the Pokémon Trading Card Game needed to take a step away from the big, beefy Basic Pokémon that currently dominate the meta and focus on bringing back some patience and planning to the game in the form of focusing on Evolved Pokémon. While my distaste for the current format … Read more

The Pokémon TCG Needs to Evolve

“I’ll Flare Strike for 230.“ “Full Blitz for 150.”  These are two of the phrases you could hear as early as the first attack of the game in the Pokémon Trading Card Game’s current Standard Format. The current state of the game is a perfect example of what people in the gaming community call “power … Read more

Check out the Amazing Art of the Dream League TCG Set

The latest Pokémon TCG set Dream League was recently released in Japan and some of the art will blow you away. It’s so good we couldn’t help but share—it makes great phone wallpaper or keyboard backgrounds (Google keyboard is a great place to use the horizontally oriented art on iOS or Android). Many full art … Read more

Detective Pikachu TCG Opening Extravaganza + Giveaway

We really loved the Detective Pikachu film and recently we were also lucky enough to be sent some of the accompanying TCG packs to open as well! Today we’ll be looking at the Detective Pikachu Case File, Mewtwo-GX Case File, Charizard-GX Case File and Greninja-GX Case File (links go to Amazon so you can see … Read more

Pokémon TCG Illustration Grand Prix Winners Revealed

Japan held a competition for new Pokémon card illustrations and the results did not disappoint! Out of over 5,000 drawings only eight were chosen. The grand prize went to Yū Nishida who drew an amazing picture of Gardevoir. Second place was awarded to Narumi Satō for her drawing of Eevee. The runner-ups offered tough competition—check … Read more