Pokémon VMAX – How Does It Stack Up?

Last time, I analyzed what we knew about Pokémon V to try and predict a few ways The Pokémon Company could spice up the game with the new Pokémon VMAX mechanic. TPC took their sweet time announcing the gimmick in full, but our new mechanic for the Sword and Shield era has finally been revealed. … 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

Weekly Wrap Up 9/4-9/10

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 September 4th to September 10th Pokémon Trading Card Game The Pokémon Company International has officially announced that Crimson Invasion will be released on November 3rd … Read more

Worlds 2017 – New USUM Trailer Incoming!

It’s that time of the year once again – The Pokémon World Championships are here! The official Pokémon Youku (the Chinese equivalent to YouTube) has posted a private video whose thumbnail ended up in subscription feeds for a lucky few. The original title of the video, when translated to English, was “USUM 0818”. Based on the … Read more

Free Pokémon TCGO Booster Pack!

We covered the launch of Pokémon TCGO for the iPad and now we’re happy to announce that we have a code which can get you a free digital XY booster pack when redeemed within the app! This code expires on October 10th, so please redeem it quickly! POKEMON-TCGO-WELCOMES-POKEJUNGLE Have you had any exciting matches on the … Read more