Shota Kageyama working with Game Freak’s Junichi Masuda on composing music for Pokémon Let’s Go Pikachu and Let’s Go Eevee

Shota Kageyama has confirmed that he is working alongside Game Freak director Junichi Masuda on original music for Pokémon Let’s Go Pikachu and Let’s Go Eevee. According to Kageyama, he is composing new tracks for the upcomoing duo of Pokémon games. Pokémon Let’s Go Pikachu and Let’s Go Eevee are set to launch on November … Continue reading Shota Kageyama working with Game Freak’s Junichi Masuda on composing music for Pokémon Let’s Go Pikachu and Let’s Go Eevee

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Pokémon GO player arrested for selling modified Pokémon GO Plus devices in Japan

Daisuke Sugano, 37, was arrested last Friday in Japan, with police claiming he “changed the wiring” on the board of the Pokémon GO Plus wrist accessory to allow players to perform actions without having to actually press the button or otherwise interact with the game. Sugano allegedly sold these modified accessories to four people for … Continue reading Pokémon GO player arrested for selling modified Pokémon GO Plus devices in Japan

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

The Pokémon Company teams up with Ito En for special summer 2018 campaign in Japan

The Pokémon Company has teamed up with Japanese manufacturer Ito En for another Pokémon-themed collaboration in Japan. Available now until September 28, 2018, this partnership comes in the form of a new promotional campaign that gives Ito En customers a chance to win exclusive Pokémon prizes. These prizes are selected based on stickers you can … Continue reading The Pokémon Company teams up with Ito En for special summer 2018 campaign in Japan

Last chance to apply for the Pokémon GO Safari Zone event in Yokosuka, Japan

The final event in Niantic‘s Pokémon GO Summer Tour 2018 is the Yokosuka Pokémon GO Safari Zone, which is set to take place from August 29 to September 2 in Yokosuka, Japan. Trainers will be able to find Pokémon not normally seen in Japan, such as the Grass- and Flying-type Pokémon Tropius, Unown and more. Pokémon such as Feebas, Torchic, Mudkip and Treecko … Continue reading Last chance to apply for the Pokémon GO Safari Zone event in Yokosuka, Japan

Pokémon the Movie: Everyone’s Story pop-up stores now available in Japan

The Pokémon Company has teamed up with Japanese manufacturer Small Planet to open various pop-up stores in Japan to promote Pokémon the Movie: Everyone's Story. These stores are now open for a limited time at a number of different locations, including Tempozan Market Place in Osaka and the Tokyu Department Store in Tokyo. Customers can … Continue reading Pokémon the Movie: Everyone’s Story pop-up stores now available in Japan

Game Freak’s Junichi Masuda confirms Pokémon Let’s Go will be compatible with Pokémon Switch 2019 and other future games

Game Freak director Junichi Masuda was recently interviewed by Famitsu about Pokémon Let’s Go Pikachu and Let’s Go Eevee. In the interview, Masuda confirmed that 2019’s Pokémon game on Nintendo Switch will be more in line with the previous handheld entries in the core series. “As for the 2019 title, we’re working with the idea that everyone will be playing on … Continue reading Game Freak’s Junichi Masuda confirms Pokémon Let’s Go will be compatible with Pokémon Switch 2019 and other future games