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In-game footage of Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire emerges

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Nintendo sure knows how to build hype. Embracing the already fever-pitch excitement surrounding their just-announced Pokémon Ruby and Sapphire remake, today The Pokémon Company have released a 40 second clip of what you could describe as in-game footage. Kinda. I guess it’s better than nothing, right? Hopefully we see more at E3.

Pokemon Gen 3 Remakes Confirmed – Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire

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Really unexpected news, Pokemon Ruby and Sapphire are getting remakes and are set to release worldwide this November on the 3DS and 2DS, with the titles Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire. Here is the reveal trailer Pokemon put up on their Youtube channel: “An epic new adventure” “A dramatic new world”? It looks like these games will not only include a graphic overhaul, but some gameplay changes as well. So […]

The second chapter begins: Twitch Plays Pokémon Crystal

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It’s been just over a day since the end credits of Twitch Plays Pokémon Red, and now chapter two begins. With the countdown reaching zero just a few minutes ago, the Australian developer behind the social experiment, where players control an emulator via Twitch.tv live chat, has decided upon Pokémon Crystal as the sequal of choice. Originally released in 2001 on the Game Boy Color, Crystal was the seventh game in the […]

We won: Twitch Played Pokémon Red

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If I could describe tonight’s victory in just one word, that word would be bittersweet. If you haven’t heard of Twitch Plays Pokémon until now, then I’m afraid you’ve missed one of the most interesting, and simultaneously entertaining, social experiments of our time. Seriously. And that experiment ended tonight, with players reaching the end credits for the game. It was an insane idea. A cumulative 1 million people playing one game, […]

Review: Pokemon X and Y

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A new generation of Pokemon has begun and Gamefreak have outdone themselves with the new Pokemon X and Y games, using the Nintendo 3DS hardware to produce stunning 3D visuals and crisp sounds, Pokemon X and Y is their most ambitious game yet. This is a dual-review between Adrian Cajili and Gabriel Huynh. The final score is an average of the two. Also, warning – this review does contain some spoilers. […]

Mega Charizard X announced

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Nintendo Just revealed a new Mega Evolution for Charizard exclusive to Pokemon X, hence its name Mega Charizard X. Depending on the Mega Stone, it can evolve into either Mega Charizard X (Black and Blue) or Mega Charizard Y (Orange). It becomes a Fire/Dragon-type and gains the ability Tough Claws. With another evolution for Charizard, would that mean Blastoise and Venusaur will be getting alternate evolutions too? Here’s some information […]

Pokemon XY trailer reveals Pokemon English names, gender differences and character customisation

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A few days back, scans of the latest Japanese CoroCoro magazine showed off the Kalos starter evolutions, a handful of new Pokemon and a whole lot of information on Pokemon types, moves and abilities. Today, the Pokemon company released an official trailer, revealing the localized names for the new announced Pokemon. Chespin evolves into Quilladin, Fennekin evolves into Braixen, and Froakie evolves into Frogadier. Paladin, Vixen and Brigadier, really interesting […]

Pokemon XY: CoroCoro scans reveal another Mega Mewtwo, more pokemon and starter evolutions

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Latest CoroCoro issue has been leaked, revealing more information on the latest Pokemon games X and Y, including Mega Mewtwo, Mega Garchomp, starter evolutions and new Pokemon. Always wanted a T-Rex Pokemon? A supersaiyan Mewtwo? Or what about a customisable poodle Pokemon? This issue also includes some game-changing information, such as dual-type moves and changes in type advantages and disadvantages. Mewtwo has two Mega Evolutions! The latest one is called Mega Mewtwo […]

Pokemon XY Consoles announced for North America and Europe

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During today’s Pokemon Edition of Nintendo Direct, they announced a couple of new features for the upcoming Pokemon games, including Pokemon Bank, Pokemon Transporter, Mega Evolutions and Console Bundles. Last month, announcing a Limited Edition Blue Pokemon XY console, as well as the Japan-exclusive Gold 3DS console, these bundles were only available on Amazon Japan, But now Nintendo are set on North America and Europe, as they release two Pokemon […]

Pokemon: The Origin announced – Anime based on Pokemon Red and Green

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It was announced that a brand new Pokemon Anime will run alongside the Pokemon XY series (Generation VI). The series will be called Pokemon: The Origin, which features Red and Green, the main characters from the first Japanese Pokemon games released in 1996 (Pokemon Red & Green), which later released worldwide as Pokemon Red & Blue. The trailer features Red as he starts his journey and battles his rival Green, […]

Pokemon TV app launches on Android and iOS – for free

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Another Pokemon story – I know. This time, it might interest you if you have little kids who are a bit obsessed with the show (and if you want to keep them entertained on long trips on the road). It has today launched its Pokemon TV app for Android and iOS devices, and you can watch selected episodes for free. The app will come with 50 selected episodes of the […]

Nintendo brings Meloetta to Australia – only if you see the new Pokemon movie at Hoyts

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Nintendo will be bringing this Pokemon on the right – Meloetta – to Australian and New Zealand owners of Pokemon Black and White (or their sequels). The only catch is that you will have to see the new Pokemon movie Kyurem vs The Sword of Justice at a selected Hoyts cinema on February 23 and 24. Meloetta, while listed in the official Pokedex in this generation of Pokemon games, is […]

Nintendo gives early Pokemon Black & White 2 gamers free Mystical Pokemon

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See that? That’s the a Mystical Pokemon called Genesect; and Nintendo is giving this rare Pokemon for free and for a limited time in order to entice people to get a copy of the upcoming Pokemon Black & White 2 games when they come out on October 11. Until November 12, those who purchase the game and connect to Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection will receive Genesect. So what is this Pokemon? […]

New Pokemon Black & White 2 gameplay trailer released

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Okay, a new trailer for Pokemon Black 2 and White 2 has been released by Nintendo, showing some gameplay. Yes, they’ve actually tacked on a number at the end and it will be a sequel to the popular Pokemon Black and White games. And yes, yes, we’re kind of late in the game. It broke during the Easter week-long break. Anyway, the two games take place two years after the […]

Review: Pokémon Black and White

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For fifteen years, Pokemon has become one of Nintendo’s most recognised brands, rivalling that of Mario, Link and Donkey Kong. For its longevity, it has kept carrying over characters, but now Nintendo has seen its time to bury the hatchet with a massive overhaul to traditional game setup that we have known for so long. But do the modifications restore or tarnish the brand name? TECHGEEK.com.au’s verdict on Pokemon Black […]