Pokémon president Tsunekazu Ishihara says making Pokémon for Nintendo Switch was “more difficult than what we expected”

In a recent interview with Dime, The Pokémon Company president Tsunekazu Ishihara spoke about the difficulty of making a mainline Pokémon game on console via Pokémon Let’s Go Pikachu and Let’s Go Eevee. Developing them turned out to be even "more difficult than what we expected." Here are his comments in full: “The main entries … Continue reading Pokémon president Tsunekazu Ishihara says making Pokémon for Nintendo Switch was “more difficult than what we expected”

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Pokémon president Tsunekazu Ishihara explains difficulty of making console Pokémon game via Pokémon Let’s Go Pikachu and Let’s Go Eevee

In a recent interview with Dime, The Pokémon Company president Tsunekazu Ishihara spoke about the difficulty of making a mainline Pokémon game on console via Pokémon Let’s Go Pikachu and Let’s Go Eevee: “The main entries in the Pokemon game series have always been on handheld systems – from the Game Boy all the way … Continue reading Pokémon president Tsunekazu Ishihara explains difficulty of making console Pokémon game via Pokémon Let’s Go Pikachu and Let’s Go Eevee

Pokémon Center Singapore plans to sell all major products simultaneously with Japan

The Pokémon Company recently announced plans to open the first-ever Pokémon Center in Singapore. It will be housed at the Jewel Changi Airport, where fans will be able to purchase a variety of exclusive Pokémon-themed products. When it opens its doors in March 2019, this location will be the only official permanent Pokémon Center outside of Japan. The three chief … Continue reading Pokémon Center Singapore plans to sell all major products simultaneously with Japan

Nintendo confirms it will be at E3 2019

E3 2019 is set to take place from June 11 to June 13, 2019, at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles, California. Nintendo has confirmed that it will have a presence at next year's major expo. “E3 is an outstanding opportunity for us to share new games and experiences with fans and business … Continue reading Nintendo confirms it will be at E3 2019

GameStop now promoting Pokémon games with special video clips and polls

GameStop has been heavily promoting the Pokémon franchise in a number of ways. On a regular basis, the company is sharing all sorts of Pokémon-related content via its official social media channels, which include Pokémon polls and special video clips. One of the latest polls asks fans whether they prefer Pokémon X and Y or … Continue reading GameStop now promoting Pokémon games with special video clips and polls

Mother blames Pokémon for her 38-year-old son’s unemployment

A story that recently went viral in Japan consists of a mother blaming the Pokémon franchise for her son's unemployment. Her son is a 38-year-old man who apparently refuses to do anything but play Pokémon. The mother says her son doesn't listen to her advice and instead resorts to playing Pokémon to find comfort. To … Continue reading Mother blames Pokémon for her 38-year-old son’s unemployment

Last chance to pre-order Pokémon Let’s Go Pikachu and Let’s Go Eevee to receive Pikachu and Eevee plush keychains from the Pokémon Center

Pokémon Let’s Go Pikachu and Let’s Go Eevee are now available to pre-order for $59.99 each at the official Pokémon Center. For a limited time, you will receive a Pikachu plush keychain with your pre-order of Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! or an Eevee plus keychain with your pre-order of Pokémon: Let’s Go, Eevee! Bundles with the … Continue reading Last chance to pre-order Pokémon Let’s Go Pikachu and Let’s Go Eevee to receive Pikachu and Eevee plush keychains from the Pokémon Center

First Pokémon Center outside Japan opens in March 2019 in Singapore with Pikachu, Lapras and Celebi as main mascots

The Pokémon Company recently announced plans to open the first-ever Pokémon Center in Singapore. It will be housed at the Jewel Changi Airport, where fans will be able to purchase a variety of exclusive Pokémon-themed products. When it opens its doors in March 2019, this location will be the only official permanent Pokémon Center outside of Japan. The … Continue reading First Pokémon Center outside Japan opens in March 2019 in Singapore with Pikachu, Lapras and Celebi as main mascots

Official Pokémon Center opening at Jewel Changi Airport in Singapore

The Pokémon Company has announced plans to open the first-ever Pokémon Center in Singapore. It will be housed at the Jewel Changi Airport, where fans will be able to purchase a variety of exclusive Pokémon-themed products. Read on below for the official announcement about this new location: As Jewel Changi Airport (Jewel) approaches its opening … Continue reading Official Pokémon Center opening at Jewel Changi Airport in Singapore

Pokémon Center Tokyo DX displays entire wall dedicated to the evolution of the Pokémon video games

Renowned video game developer Robert Bowling recently made a trip to Japan and got to pay a visit to the official Pokémon Center Tokyo DX. Bowling had nothing but good things to say about the store: "It’s literally impossible to be unhappy at a @Pokemon Center!," Bowling said. "Everyone there is so excited, hugging things, … Continue reading Pokémon Center Tokyo DX displays entire wall dedicated to the evolution of the Pokémon video games