Why Oshawott would be the perfect starter Pokémon for Batman

The following comes from IGN in regard to Oshawott being the perfect starter Pokémon for Batman/Bruce Wayne: Not only is Batman the World's Greatest Detective, he's also one of the best tacticians out there. How else could one man with absolutely zero super powers manage to defeat super villain after super villain alongside the likes … Continue reading Why Oshawott would be the perfect starter Pokémon for Batman

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Ultra-realistic Pokémon artist details extensive process behind his creations

Die-hard Pokémon fan and concept artist Joshua Dunlop has been creating "ultra-realistic" Pokémon drawings. In a recent interview with the folks at Gaming Boulevard, Dunlop explains what exactly goes into the artistic process that ultimately results in the final product: I’ll start by building up mood boards (collages) of reference material, nature has such weird … Continue reading Ultra-realistic Pokémon artist details extensive process behind his creations

2025 Japan World Expo uses Lego blocks to create massive Pokémon mural and statues for Pikachu and Eevee

Last year, Pikachu and Hello Kitty were appointed by Japanese foreign minister Tarō Kōno. The two prominent entertainment icons are officially serving as ambassadors to promote the city of Osaka, Japan, for the Osaka Kansai Japan Expo 2025. The host of the Expo 2025 is scheduled to be announced in November 2018. The Pokémon Company recently shared official artwork for the … Continue reading 2025 Japan World Expo uses Lego blocks to create massive Pokémon mural and statues for Pikachu and Eevee

Two avid Pokémon fans who first met while hunting for Lapras in Pokémon GO have gotten married

Two avid Pokémon fans have tied the knot and are attributing their marriage to Pokémon GO. The couple first met in summer 2016 as they were hunting down a rare Lapras. There was immediate chemistry, leading to them deciding to go out with each other. After a number of successful dates and meetups, the two … Continue reading Two avid Pokémon fans who first met while hunting for Lapras in Pokémon GO have gotten married

Nintendo orders takedown of 11-year-old RPG maker Pokémon Essentials

Pokémon Essentials is one of the latest fan-made projects ordered to be shutdown by Nintendo. The 11-year-old Pokémon Essentials provided full tilesets, maps, music and sprites that players were able drag and drop onto a canvas to create a playable experience. Following Nintendo's request, Pokémon Essentials will no longer be "hosted or distributed on PokéCommunity." … Continue reading Nintendo orders takedown of 11-year-old RPG maker Pokémon Essentials

Game Boy inspired wristwatch now available for $25 at Nintendo NY

The Game Boy inspired wristwatch, which was initially released earlier this year, is now available to purchase for $24.99 at the official Nintendo NY store in New York. This watch features the iconic Game Boy design and functioning buttons that can be used to set the time. It also comes with a grey strap and … Continue reading Game Boy inspired wristwatch now available for $25 at Nintendo NY

The Pokémon Company will display Pikachu and Eevee mosaic comprised of fanart at Shinjuku station Metro Promenade in Tokyo, Japan

During the period between September 3 to September 9, Pikachu and Eevee mosaic art will appear as part of a special gallery at the Shinjuku station Metro Promenade in Tokyo, Japan. The mosaic will comprise of the photos that fans submitted during a recent summer campaign featuring the two Pokémon mascots. In addition, there will … Continue reading The Pokémon Company will display Pikachu and Eevee mosaic comprised of fanart at Shinjuku station Metro Promenade in Tokyo, Japan

Happy Pokémon National Dog Day 2018 from Growlithe and Arcanine!

There are multiple dog-like creatures in Pokémon, with Growlithe and Arcanine being the very first of the pack. These two Fire-type Pokémon made their debut in Pokémon Red and Blue back in 1998, and both of them can be found in the latest Pokémon games as well. To all the canines in Pokémon and around the world, happy National Dog Day!

On The Origin: The Unofficial Guide To Pokémon Design now seeking funds via Kickstarter

Passionate Pokémon fan Noah Shepherd has started a Kickstarter campaign for an illustrated educational guide called On The Origin: The Unofficial Guide To Pokémon Design. Read on below to learn more about this project: On The Origin: Kanto Edition is an unofficial guide to the inspirations behind each Generation 1 Pokémon. It combines vector art … Continue reading On The Origin: The Unofficial Guide To Pokémon Design now seeking funds via Kickstarter

Ubisoft shares The Crew Pokémon cars featuring Pikachu, Jigglypuff, Marill and Shaymin

Ivory Tower's racing title The Crew 2 may not playable on a Nintendo platform, but that hasn't stopped publisher Ubisoft from sharing pictures of customized cars in the game featuring several of Nintendo's most iconic Pokémon characters. Check out the embedded post below to see unique vehicles with designs based on Pokémon mascots Pikachu, Jigglypuff, Marill and Shaymin: … Continue reading Ubisoft shares The Crew Pokémon cars featuring Pikachu, Jigglypuff, Marill and Shaymin