While the original 151 Pokémon are now world-famous, not every monster idea that Game Freak at the time made the cut. Earlier this week, we got a look at some of the creatures that never made it into the game, and fans are giving the designs a new life.
Seemingly every big Pokémon game leaks ahead of time, and a new generation of entries may follow suit. Over the last few days, a series of online posts purporting knowledge of the next major pocket monsters game have caught fire within the Pokémon community. If real, these leaks promise Pokémon games that are…
When I was younger, I liked to overtrain my Pokémon until they stopped listening to my every command. You could do this in older games and risk the consequences. I found it thrilling to know that, at any moment, maybe in a crucial battle, my Pokémon might not do as I say. Now that I’m the proud owner of four pets, I…
Even though the Pokédex describes as a “Mouse” type, the iconic character was originally based on another rodent.
Nagoya-based YouTuber and Twitter user Pocha has an interesting speciality. Namely, taking Piplup and creating CG dance animations like this.
I’ve been playing a lot of incomplete and glitchy games lately, from Radical Heights to Far Cry 2. Their messy imperfections often annoy players looking for sleek and polished experiences where everything runs smoothly but I find unfinished textures and falling out of bounds is strangely beautiful.
Slowpoke is called that for a reason. It’s a slow Pokémon! Except when crossing the street, because then Slowpoke speeds up.
Nintendo may be keeping the 3DS on life support at this point, but there are still reasons to boot up the handheld console. Detective Pikachu, released in North America last week, makes an especially compelling case for any fans of Pokémon who want to learn a bit more about the world of pocket monsters.
In the Pokémon Sun & Moon anime, Ash has caught a new Pocket Monster. Poipole, an Ultra Beast, is adorable.
If you are looking for a cute pair of officially branded Pokémon sneakers, look no further.
Please take some time out of your day to listen to this Pokémon style remix of “Eleanor Rigby.” Almost as much of an earworm as the “dog in a trenchcoat” version.
Croagunk is the closest thing the Pokémon fighting game Pokkén Tournament has to the prototypical fighting game joke character, but the character’s stock rose dramatically over the weekend when a player discovered something new about its Gunk Shot.
That’s actually what it’s called in Japanese “Zettai ni Noritai Rapurasu” (絶対にのりたいラプラス) or “A Lapras You’ll Definitely Want To Ride.”
This isn’t Japan’s first Pokémon Cafe, but it is the country’s nicest one to date. As Kotaku previously reported, the cafe opens for business this month.
Children across Japan voted for the Olympic mascots they liked best. Surprise! The two they picked resemble Pokémon.
Tomorrow is Pokémon Day, the 22nd anniversary of the Japanese release of Pokémon Red and Green. The Pokémon Company’s got a bunch of treats lined up for fans, from a new Snapchat filter to a special Pikachu showing up in Pokémon GO. My favorite? This giant-sized Charizard Pokémon Gallery figure.
Twitter user Tsurutan turns iconic characters into adorable macarons.
The iconic streaming experiment Twitch Plays Pokémon is not only still alive and kicking, it’s now taking on a new challenge: controlling two games in one go. After playing nearly every Pokémon game imaginable, it’s impressive that the channel continues to find new ways to keep the social experiment alive.
Based on art by Samstrojny, this custom GameCube controller was created by SmashproofGC and Design_OOS.
It’s new Pokemon Trading Card Game expansion day, and fans are tearing into thousands of Sun & Moon Ultra Prism booster packs, searching for powerful new additions to their decks. I’ve only got four boosters, but no deck, so I like my odds.