Video: 39th official Game Freak YouTube video features Shigeki Morimoto and Mew

One of the latest videos uploaded to Game Freak’s new YouTube channel consists of special recordings in which a number of Game Freak designers are showcased presenting their amazing skills. You can check it out in the embedded video below, followed by the official description: 【公式】幻のポケモン「ミュウ」「ミュウツー」誕生秘話!【#ゲームフリーク ひみつきち #39】 ミュウをデザインした「森本 茂樹」さんに幻のポケモン「ミュウ」「ミュウツー」が出現した当時の話を聞いてみました。 【番組内容】 1996年に『ポケットモンスター 赤・緑』が発売されると、現れるはずのない幻のポケモン「ミュウ」が出現し、当時の子供たちの間で大きな話題となりました。#10のミュウ誕生秘話を見た女流棋士のお二人がさらに深堀りしてミュウの誕生秘話に迫ります。 ミュウをデザインした森本さんがその当時を振り返り、女流棋士のお二人からのミュウ誕生秘話に関する質問に答えます。 番組コンセプト:「ゲームフリークひみつきち」はゲームフリークの中の人と一緒に“ひみつきち”で遊んでいるかのような気分を味わえる番組を目指します! … Continue reading Video: 39th official Game Freak YouTube video features Shigeki Morimoto and Mew

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Pokémon Red, Green, Blue, Yellow, Diamond and Pearl among the best games voted by Famitsu readers

Japanese gaming publication Famitsu recently held a poll for its readers to vote for their favorite games that released in the Heisei period (Jan 8, 1989 – May 1, 2019), and a recent issue of the magazine has revealed the full top-20 list. Below are the top-20 titles that were voted in by 7,158 Famitsu … Continue reading Pokémon Red, Green, Blue, Yellow, Diamond and Pearl among the best games voted by Famitsu readers

Pokémon Red, Blue, Green and Yellow are the sixth best-selling video game of all time

Pokémon Red, Blue, Green and Yellow are cumulatively the sixth best-selling video game of all time. To see the top 10 best-selling video games of all time by copies sold, check out the image above. Source: IGN Facebook

Videos: Who wore it better? Japanese model and middle-aged man pose while wearing Pokémon Shirts

The Pokémon Company recently launched a new apparel line called Pokémon Shirts, which features stylish designs based on all 151 original Pokémon, which made their collective debut via Pokémon Red and Blue for Game Boy. These Pokémon Shirts can be purchased online for 10,000 yen each, which equates to about $91. To learn about the … Continue reading Videos: Who wore it better? Japanese model and middle-aged man pose while wearing Pokémon Shirts

My Nintendo is offering Happy Pokémon Day cards, Meltan Wallpapers and more Pokémon game themed rewards from now until May 27

One of the latest Nintendo Download posts includes the following featured content: Activities: Happy Pokémon Day! – To help celebrate Pokémon Day, My Nintendo is offering Happy Pokémon Day cards, Meltan Wallpapers and more Pokémon game themed rewards from now until May 27. Have you exchanged your Friend Code from your Nintendo Switch system? Use … Continue reading My Nintendo is offering Happy Pokémon Day cards, Meltan Wallpapers and more Pokémon game themed rewards from now until May 27

Video: How to create your very own Pokémon Shirts featuring designs with all 151 original Pokémon

The Pokémon Company has launched a new apparel line called Pokémon Shirts, which features stylish designs based on all 151 original Pokémon, which made their collective debut via Pokémon Red and Blue for Game Boy. These Pokémon Shirts can be purchased online for 10,000 yen each, which equates to about $91. To learn about the … Continue reading Video: How to create your very own Pokémon Shirts featuring designs with all 151 original Pokémon

Early and unused Pokémon designs reveal mecha Pokémon, balloon Pokémon, platypus Pokémon, Cubone-like creature, mini Blastoise and more

A plethora of early Pokémon designs recently surfaced online, courtesy of the Pokémon historians at Helix Chamber. The latest batch offers another look at early and unused Pokémon that include the following (with Helix Chamber’s made-up names): “Ohmega,” which was a Kaiju-meets-mech a la Mechagodzilla: “Bloonder,” a sentient, fighting balloon Pokémon: And “Weirduck,” which Psyduck … Continue reading Early and unused Pokémon designs reveal mecha Pokémon, balloon Pokémon, platypus Pokémon, Cubone-like creature, mini Blastoise and more

Raichu, Vaporeon, Jolteon, Flareon, Espeon, Umbreon and all Shiny variants retain Pokémon Day flower crowns in Pokémon GO

Niantic and The Pokémon Company are currently hosting a Pokémon Day 2019 event for Pokémon GO. These include the Pokémon GO debuts of Shiny Rattata, Shiny Pidgey, as well as festive Pikachu, Eevee, Shiny Pikachu and Shiny Eevee wearing special hats to commemorate the occasion. Read on below for more details: Pokémon Day happens every … Continue reading Raichu, Vaporeon, Jolteon, Flareon, Espeon, Umbreon and all Shiny variants retain Pokémon Day flower crowns in Pokémon GO

Pokémon Sword and Shield announced for the Nintendo Switch

In a highly anticipated announcement on Wednesday, Pokémon Company CEO Tsunekazu Ishihara introduced the two new titles. The latest entries are set to release in late 2019. In Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield, players choose one of three new Pokémon—Grookey, Scorbunny, or Sobble. Grookey, a Grass-type Chimp Pokémon, is mischievous and full of boundless curiosity. Bursting with energy, Scorbunny, a Fire-type Rabbit Pokémon, is always … Continue reading Pokémon Sword and Shield announced for the Nintendo Switch

Looking back at the designs of starter Pokémon after reveals of Grookey, Scorbunny and Sobble for Pokémon Sword and Shield

In Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield, players choose one of three new Pokémon—Grookey, Scorbunny, or Sobble. Grookey, a Grass-type Chimp Pokémon, is mischievous and full of boundless curiosity. Bursting with energy, Scorbunny, a Fire-type Rabbit Pokémon, is always running about. The stealthy Sobble, a Water-type Water Lizard Pokémon, shoots out attacks as it hides itself in water. With the eighth generation of starter Pokémon announced, a debate … Continue reading Looking back at the designs of starter Pokémon after reveals of Grookey, Scorbunny and Sobble for Pokémon Sword and Shield