Nintendo Switch Online membership not required for Pokémon Sword and Shield in-game purchase option

Max Raid Battles in Pokémon Sword and Shield allow you to connect with friends to battle together via Nintendo Switch Online. If three other Trainers aren’t available to participate in Max Raid Battles, support Trainers will automatically be added to the player’s team to help battle the wild Dynamax Pokémon. However, a Nintendo Switch Online … Continue reading Nintendo Switch Online membership not required for Pokémon Sword and Shield in-game purchase option

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New locations and tidbits revealed from Pokémon Sword and Shield previews

The folks at IGN, Nintendo Life, Eurogamer and a number of other publications recently had the opportunity to spend some quality time with Pokémon Sword and Shield. Read on below to learn more: NEW LOCATIONS AND TIDBITS FROM THE PREVIEWS Slumbering Weald Starting Village is Called Wedgehurst Someone run into a couple different types of … Continue reading New locations and tidbits revealed from Pokémon Sword and Shield previews

Video: Are Pokémon Sword and Shield any good after playing through the first 90 minutes?

The folks at Nintendo Life recently had the opportunity to spend some quality time with Pokémon Sword and Shield. Check out the video below to learn more: We've Played Pokémon Sword & Shield on Nintendo Switch - Are They Any Good? Pokémon Sword and Shield are the first mainline Pokémon games to arrive in HD, … Continue reading Video: Are Pokémon Sword and Shield any good after playing through the first 90 minutes?

Video: 5 neat details and features from the first 90 minutes of Pokémon Sword and Shield

The folks at IGN recently had the opportunity to spend some time with Pokémon Sword and Shield. Check out the video below to learn more: Pokemon Sword and Shield: 5 Neat Details and Features from the First 90 Minutes We played the introduction to Pokemon Shield and got to see some of Gen 8's new … Continue reading Video: 5 neat details and features from the first 90 minutes of Pokémon Sword and Shield

Dynamax, Wild Area, Max Raid Battles, Pokémon Camp and Poké Jobs are new features coming to Pokémon Sword and Shield

Dynamax, the Wild Area, Max Raid Battles, Pokémon Camp, and Poké Jobs Headline Pokémon Sword & Pokémon Shield. The next adventure is loaded with fun new ways to experience the world of Pokémon like never before. The upcoming Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield are the next generation of Pokémon RPGs coming to the Nintendo Switch system. Your new adventure … Continue reading Dynamax, Wild Area, Max Raid Battles, Pokémon Camp and Poké Jobs are new features coming to Pokémon Sword and Shield

Cover of Japanese guide for Pokémon Sword and Shield displays map of Wild Area in Galar

The Galar region of Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield is an exciting place filled with new friends and rivals, as well as exciting new features that will change the way we interact with the world of Pokémon. We've learned a bit more about Nessa, one of the Galar region Gym Leaders, and the Wild Area, where you can engage … Continue reading Cover of Japanese guide for Pokémon Sword and Shield displays map of Wild Area in Galar

Each version of Pokémon Sword and Shield has eight Gyms and eight Gym Leaders for a “traditional Gym Challenge experience”

The folks at Game Informer recently made a trip to Game Freak's Tokyo headquarters for this month's cover story, which happens to be Pokémon Sword and Shield. They had a chance to chat with the game’s director, producer, planning director and art director, picking their brains on the direction of the series and what they … Continue reading Each version of Pokémon Sword and Shield has eight Gyms and eight Gym Leaders for a “traditional Gym Challenge experience”

The Pokémon Company confirms there are not 18 Gyms in Pokémon Sword and Shield

The folks at Game Informer recently made a trip to Game Freak's Tokyo headquarters for this month's cover story, which happens to be Pokémon Sword and Shield. They had a chance to chat with the game’s director, producer, planning director and art director, picking their brains on the direction of the series and what they … Continue reading The Pokémon Company confirms there are not 18 Gyms in Pokémon Sword and Shield

There are 18 Gyms throughout the Galar region in Pokémon Sword and Shield

The folks at Game Informer recently made a trip to Game Freak's Tokyo headquarters for this month's cover story, which happens to be Pokémon Sword and Shield. They had a chance to chat with the game’s director, producer, planning director and art director, picking their brains on the direction of the series and what they … Continue reading There are 18 Gyms throughout the Galar region in Pokémon Sword and Shield

Pokémon Sword and Shield digital issue of Game Informer now live

The folks at Game Informer recently made a trip to Game Freak's Tokyo headquarters for this month's cover story, which happens to be Pokémon Sword and Shield. They had a chance to chat with the game’s director, producer, planning director and art director, picking their brains on the direction of the series and what they … Continue reading Pokémon Sword and Shield digital issue of Game Informer now live