Game Freak believes Pokémon will never appear on platforms other than Nintendo and mobile

Game Informer recently spoke with Game Freak co-founder Junichi Masuda as part of a major feature in its latest issue. One key topic brought up is who exactly owns the Pokémon franchise. Masuda ultimately highlighted that the rights lie with three companies - Nintendo, Game Freak and Creatures. “Everyone really knows Nintendo; there is a … Continue reading Game Freak believes Pokémon will never appear on platforms other than Nintendo and mobile

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PokéPark Wii: Pikachu’s Adventure, Pokémon Pinball: Ruby & Sapphire and Pokémon Puzzle Challenge arrive in North America as My Nintendo rewards

The following Pokémon-related rewards were added today, August 23, to the My Nintendo program in North America: [Wii U] 30% Discount on PokéPark Wii: Pikachu’s Adventure (Wii Download): 400 Platinum Coins (available until November 23rd) [Wii U] 30% Discount on Pokémon Pinball: Ruby & Sapphire (Virtual Console): 20 Gold Coins (available until November 23rd) [3DS] … Continue reading PokéPark Wii: Pikachu’s Adventure, Pokémon Pinball: Ruby & Sapphire and Pokémon Puzzle Challenge arrive in North America as My Nintendo rewards

PokéPark Wii: Pikachu’s Adventure is only $5.99 on Amazon

The digital version of PokéPark Wii: Pikachu’s Adventure for Wii U is currently priced at $5.99 on Amazon. The game normally goes for $19.99 so this is a pretty sweet deal for those who don't have the game yet. To take advantage of this deal, click here. In PokéPark Wii: Pikachu’s Adventure, you can take … Continue reading PokéPark Wii: Pikachu’s Adventure is only $5.99 on Amazon

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

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