More than 650,000 people are tweeting about Pokémon Sword and Shield

The wait is officially over for Pokémon Sword and Shield! The latest duo of Pokémon games are now available for purchase via the Australian/New Zealand, Japanese, European and North American versions of the Nintendo eShop for Nintendo Switch. Pokémon Sword and Shield allow you to choose from three new partner Pokémon and encounter never-before-seen Pokémon. … Continue reading More than 650,000 people are tweeting about Pokémon Sword and Shield

More than 400,000 people are tweeting about Pokémon Sword and Shield

The wait is officially over for Pokémon Sword and Shield! The latest duo of Pokémon games are now available for purchase via the Australian/New Zealand, Japanese, European and North American versions of the Nintendo eShop for Nintendo Switch. Pokémon Sword and Shield allow you to choose from three new partner Pokémon and encounter never-before-seen Pokémon. … Continue reading More than 400,000 people are tweeting about Pokémon Sword and Shield

Pokémon trainers around the world are finally beginning their Pokémon Sword and Shield adventures

The wait is officially over for Pokémon Sword and Shield! The latest duo of Pokémon games are now available for purchase via the Australian/New Zealand, Japanese, European and North American versions of the Nintendo eShop for Nintendo Switch. Pokémon Sword and Shield allow you to choose from three new partner Pokémon and encounter never-before-seen Pokémon. … Continue reading Pokémon trainers around the world are finally beginning their Pokémon Sword and Shield adventures

Nintendo and Tencent announce joint press conference for August 2 in Shanghai, China

China-based media company Tencent recently gained the Chinese government’s approval to sell the Nintendo Switch in the country. The company will be hosting a joint conference with Nintendo on August 2 in Shanghai. Read on below to learn more: "Nintendo and Tencent announce a joint press conference on August 2 in Shanghai to speak about … Continue reading Nintendo and Tencent announce joint press conference for August 2 in Shanghai, China

The Pokémon Company announces development of new game from Tencent’s TiMi Studio Group

The Pokémon Company has announced that it has teamed up with China-based media giant Tencent to create a new game, presumably for mobile devices. Read on below for more info about this partnership: "Wow, Tencent and The Pokemon Company are developing a new game (probably for smart devices). Development taken over by Tencent's TIMI studio, … Continue reading The Pokémon Company announces development of new game from Tencent’s TiMi Studio Group

Shuntaro Furukawa reveals immediate positive impact Pokémon Let’s Go and Super Smash Bros. Ultimate had on Nintendo Switch

Japanese publication Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun recently interviewed Nintendo president Shuntaro Furukawa about Nintendo Switch performance. Furukawa revealed that Super Smash Bros. Ultimate sales passed five million globally in its first week of being on sale. He also said the Switch is the home console seeing the fastest software sales so far in Nintendo's history. He … Continue reading Shuntaro Furukawa reveals immediate positive impact Pokémon Let’s Go and Super Smash Bros. Ultimate had on Nintendo Switch

Pokémon Let’s Go Pikachu and Let’s Go Eevee were created using Silicon Studio’s Yebis 3 middleware

Tokyo-based company Silicon Studio has revealed that Pokémon Let’s Go Pikachu and Let’s Go Eevee were created using its Yebis 3 middleware. This was initially thought to be an engine, but it turns out that Yebis 3 is in fact middleware. This tidbit was pointed out by Dr. Serkan Toto of Kantan Games Inc. Pokémon … Continue reading Pokémon Let’s Go Pikachu and Let’s Go Eevee were created using Silicon Studio’s Yebis 3 middleware

Pokémon GO currently #13 on iPhone and #5 on Android on top grossing charts in Japan

Pokémon GO's popularity is continuing to flourish every day in various territories across the globe. As of today, October 11, Niantic's immensely-successful mobile game currently secures the 13th and fifth spots on the top grossing charts on iOS and Android devices, respectively. Meanwhile, the Nintendo-published Dragalia Lost and Fire Emblem Heroes are performing favorable as … Continue reading Pokémon GO currently #13 on iPhone and #5 on Android on top grossing charts in Japan

Giant Eevee is now promoting Pokémon Let’s Go Pikachu and Let’s Go Eevee at retailers in Japan

With Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu and Let's Go Eevee now available for pre-order, Nintendo and The Pokémon Company are heavily promoting the upcoming games in various ways throughout Japan. The official mascot version of Eevee can be spotted near the Nintendo games section at select Japanese retailers, and fans can pick up a special cap … Continue reading Giant Eevee is now promoting Pokémon Let’s Go Pikachu and Let’s Go Eevee at retailers in Japan

Yo-kai Watch World immediately fails to replicate the success of Pokémon GO and even Pokémon Quest mobile

GungHo, whose Puzzle & Dragons was once the world’s highest-earning mobile game, is looking to tap into the popularity of Pokémon GO-style gameplay via Yo-kai Watch World, which also uses Google Maps to create 3D game environments based on real-world locations. The game is now available in Japan on Android and iOS devices. Since launch, the … Continue reading Yo-kai Watch World immediately fails to replicate the success of Pokémon GO and even Pokémon Quest mobile