Nintendo and Pokémon developer Game Freak apply for Outbreak trademark

Nintendo Co., Ltd., Game Freak and Creatures Co., Ltd. have applied for a trademark for the word "Outbreak." This isn't related to a video game but instead refers to "viewing gardens, viewing caves, providing entertainment and providing information on them." This filing is most likely related to the annual Pikachu Outbreak event, which is currently … Continue reading Nintendo and Pokémon developer Game Freak apply for Outbreak trademark

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Nintendo registers trademarks for Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon, Pokkén Tournament DX and more in China

Nintendo recently registered a few Pokémon-related trademarks in China, which apply to Pokémon Ultra Sun and Pokémon Ultra Moon, Pokkén Tournament and Pokkén Tournament DX, plus additional trademarks for Pokémon Ultra Sun and Pokémon Ultra Moon along with Creatures Inc. and Game Freak. This is likely toward an effort to protect Nintendo's properties in China. Pokémon Ultra … Continue reading Nintendo registers trademarks for Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon, Pokkén Tournament DX and more in China

Nintendo applies trademarks for Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon, Pokkén Tournament DX and more

Nintendo recently applied for trademarks for Pokémon Ultra Sun and Pokémon Ultra Moon (both in English), Pokkén Tournament and Pokkén Tournament DX, plus additional trademarks for Pokémon Ultra Sun and Pokémon Ultra Moon (both in Japanese) along with Creatures Inc. and Game Freak. Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon and Pokkén Tournament are scheduled to … Continue reading Nintendo applies trademarks for Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon, Pokkén Tournament DX and more

My Nintendo adds PokéPark Wii: Pikachu’s Adventure as new reward in Japan

One new Pokémon-related award was recently added to the My Nintendo program in Japan. It offers members a 20-percent discount on the downloadable Wii version of PokéPark Wii: Pikachu’s Adventure for 40 Gold coins. This particular reward will be available until July 19 in Japan. In PokéPark Wii: Pikachu’s Adventure, you can take control of … Continue reading My Nintendo adds PokéPark Wii: Pikachu’s Adventure as new reward in Japan

PokéPark Wii: Pikachu’s Adventure now available on Wii U in Japan

PokéPark Wii: Pikachu's Adventure has made its Wii U debut in Japan. Originally re-released in North America and Europe, the Wii game is now available for download via the Japanese Nintendo eShop. To commemorate this, Nintendo has unveiled a new overview trailer, which you can watch below. In PokéPark Wii: Pikachu's Adventure, you can take … Continue reading PokéPark Wii: Pikachu’s Adventure now available on Wii U in Japan

The Pokémon Company’s net profit sees a 26 times increase to $143 million in 2016

The release of Pokémon GO in the summer of 2016 and of Pokémon Sun and Moon last holiday season generated some massive income for The Pokémon Company. Net profit reached a staggering $143.3 million in the fiscal year that ended on February 28, 2017, which was the company's 19th fiscal in its history. In comparison … Continue reading The Pokémon Company’s net profit sees a 26 times increase to $143 million in 2016

New Pokémon trademark “Pokedaringu” filed by Nintendo, Game Freak and Creatures

A new Pokémon-related trademark has been filed in Japan by Nintendo, Game Freak and Creatures Inc. The trademark is for the Japanese word ポケダリング - pronounced as Pokedaringu and possibly translated as PokéDaring or PokéDulling. It has yet to be revealed what this trademark pertains to exactly, but it could be for a game, merchandise … Continue reading New Pokémon trademark “Pokedaringu” filed by Nintendo, Game Freak and Creatures