Nintendo is removing Native American reference in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate following racist concerns with Mr. Game & Watch

Nintendo has announced that it will make changes to Super Smash Bros. Ultimate after some fans criticized a Native American character design with Mr. Game & Watch, one of whose moves references Fire Attack, a 1982 cowboy game where you defended a wooden fort from screaming Native Americans who wielded burning torches and wore feathers … Continue reading Nintendo is removing Native American reference in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate following racist concerns with Mr. Game & Watch

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Video: Why the recent Pokémon Let’s Go interview upset fans

Game Freak director Junichi Masuda recently spoke to Eurogamer about Pokémon Let’s Go Pikachu and Let's Go Eevee. During the interview, Masuda made a comment that fans weren't very fond of. To see why the interview upset fans, check out the embedded video below: Why the Recent Pokemon: Let's Go Interview Upset Fans Casey and … Continue reading Video: Why the recent Pokémon Let’s Go interview upset fans

Scientists create public poll to vote Pokémon names for real-life ants

An international team of myrmecologists (ant scientists) have decided to let the public decide the names of five new species of ant. This team has set up a website that lists a wide selection of Pokémon for voters to choose from including Charizard, Ariados and Pikachu. You can participate in the poll by clicking here. … Continue reading Scientists create public poll to vote Pokémon names for real-life ants

Game Freak confirms Pokémon Let’s Go series could continue with sequel set in the Johto region

The folks at Eurogamer recently had an opportunity to chat with Game Freak director Junichi Masuda about Pokémon Let’s Go and the possibility of a sequel set in the Johto region: Eurogamer: I also wanted to quickly ask about the Pokémon that are available in the game – like those which are related to Kanto but not in the original 151. Pokémon like … Continue reading Game Freak confirms Pokémon Let’s Go series could continue with sequel set in the Johto region

Game Freak explains the reveal process for Meltan via Pokémon GO, the first time a Pokémon made its debut in a non-main series game

The folks at Eurogamer recently had an opportunity to chat with Game Freak director Junichi Masuda about Pokémon Let’s Go difficulty, mechanics and the Pokémon series’ future as a whole. Eurogamer: Okay, so something else I wanted to talk about, on a completely different topic, was Meltan. It had a really unusual reveal, it was really exciting for us to try … Continue reading Game Freak explains the reveal process for Meltan via Pokémon GO, the first time a Pokémon made its debut in a non-main series game

Game Freak director Junichi Masuda discusses Pokémon Let’s Go difficulty, mechanics and the Pokémon series’ future

The folks at Eurogamer recently had an opportunity to chat with Game Freak director Junichi Masuda about Pokémon Let's Go difficulty, mechanics and the Pokémon series' future as a whole. Eurogamer: So it's been 20 years since the release of Pokémon Red and Blue in the west - 19 here in Europe - so first … Continue reading Game Freak director Junichi Masuda discusses Pokémon Let’s Go difficulty, mechanics and the Pokémon series’ future

Pokémon Let’s Go Pikachu and Let’s Go Eevee will be playable at Eurogamer Portugal Fest 2018 on October 13 and 14

Nintendo has announced that Pokémon Let’s Go Pikachu and Let’s Go Eevee will be playable at the Eurogamer Portugal Fest 2018 on October 13 and October 14 in Lisbon, Portugal. To learn more about this year's Eurogamer Portugal Fest, click here. Pokémon Let’s Go Pikachu and Let’s Go Eevee are set to launch worldwide on November 16 for Nintendo … Continue reading Pokémon Let’s Go Pikachu and Let’s Go Eevee will be playable at Eurogamer Portugal Fest 2018 on October 13 and 14

Pokémon TCG illustrator Mitsuhiro Arita details the extensive process of making a Pokémon card

The folks at Eurogamer recently had an opportunity to visit Creatures Inc. to interview renowned Pokémon TCG illustrator Mitsuhiro Arita. You can read a few excerpts from the interview below: "At first I'll receive contact from Creatures saying you know "how much time do you have to work on different cards, how many do you … Continue reading Pokémon TCG illustrator Mitsuhiro Arita details the extensive process of making a Pokémon card

Pokémon Let’s Go Pikachu and Let’s Go Eevee confirmed features list, plus everything known about the 2019 Pokémon Switch RPG

The folks at Eurogamer have put together an extensive article featuring the upcoming Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu, Let's Go Eevee and the 2019 Pokémon Switch RPG, as well as the recently-released Pokémon Quest: Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu and Eevee new features list: You catch Pokémon like you do in Pokémon Go - Motion controls are required for … Continue reading Pokémon Let’s Go Pikachu and Let’s Go Eevee confirmed features list, plus everything known about the 2019 Pokémon Switch RPG