Game Freak’s Junichi Masuda and Shigeru Ohmori reveal their favorite Pokémon spin-offs

The folks at Game Informer recently had an opportunity to speak with Game Freak co-founder, composer, producer and director Junichi Masuda and director Shigeru Ohmori extensively about the core Pokémon role-playing games (RPGs). They also managed to sneak in one question about the Pokémon spin-offs, asking both Masuda and Ohmori about their favorite ones. "Pokémon … Continue reading Game Freak’s Junichi Masuda and Shigeru Ohmori reveal their favorite Pokémon spin-offs

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Video: How Fairy-type Pokémon ruled the 2017 Pokémon World Championships

The 2017 Pokémon World Championships officially wrapped earlier this week, in Anaheim, California, where this year’s Pokémon World Champions were crowned in both the Trading Card Game (TCG) and Video Game (VG) categories. To see all the 2017 Pokémon TCG World Champions, click here. To see all the 2017 Pokémon Video Game World Champions, click here. If you want … Continue reading Video: How Fairy-type Pokémon ruled the 2017 Pokémon World Championships

Game Freak explains why Ruby and Sapphire were the hardest Pokémon games to make

Speaking during a recent interview with Game Informer, Game Freak's Junichi Masuda and Shigeru Ohmori have explained why Pokémon Ruby and Sapphire were the hardest games in the series to develop. Pokémon Ruby and Sapphire released in 2003 to wide acclaim and impressive sales. In some ways, the technical leap between the Game Boy Color and … Continue reading Game Freak explains why Ruby and Sapphire were the hardest Pokémon games to make

In-depth video tour of Pokémon developer Game Freak’s studio

In the below excerpt from The Game Informer Show podcast, Game Informer's Ben Hanson and Kyle Hilliard dive in deep and talk about their recent trip to visit Game Freak's studio in Tokyo, Japan, and what it's like to walk around the office that creates the Pokémon series. Check out the video below to see this particular segment play out … Continue reading In-depth video tour of Pokémon developer Game Freak’s studio

Official recap of day 3 and all finals winners at the 2017 Pokémon World Championships

The final matches have concluded at the 2017 Pokémon World Championships and the new Champions have been crowned! Before cheering fans at the Anaheim Convention Center and online around the world, the best Pokémon TCG and video game players gave it their all to take home the title. Pokemon TCG Finals Junior Division Final: Tobias … Continue reading Official recap of day 3 and all finals winners at the 2017 Pokémon World Championships

Official recap of day 2 at the 2017 Pokémon World Championships

Day Two is in the books at the 2017 Pokémon World Championships. The battles were even more intense with the Day Two invitees joining the fray. With an exciting day of action behind us, we now know our finalists in each age division for both the Pokémon TCG and video game competitions. Before taking a … Continue reading Official recap of day 2 at the 2017 Pokémon World Championships

Official recap of day 1 at the 2017 Pokémon World Championships

The opening day of the 2017 Pokémon World Championships is in the books. More than 900 Pokémon TCG and video game competitors from 40-plus countries arrived in sunny southern California for one reason—to become the next World Champion. The event floor was abuzz with action as players and spectators battled and watched matches all day … Continue reading Official recap of day 1 at the 2017 Pokémon World Championships