Thousands of counterfeit Pokémon plush toys confiscated in South Korea, worth over six million dollars

In South Korea, authorities have seized a massive haul of counterfeit Pokémon plush toys. Reports put the total at 530,000 phony plushies. The unofficial plushies were reportedly smuggled into South Korea between April 25 and June 2. They were then illegally circulated in arcades as crane game prizes. Once authorities caught on that unlicensed Chinese-made … Continue reading Thousands of counterfeit Pokémon plush toys confiscated in South Korea, worth over six million dollars

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Pokémon: Magikarp Jump is now available in Brunei, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Macau, Malaysia, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam

In addition to making its Japanese debut, Pokémon: Magikarp Jump is also available in Brunei, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Macau, Malaysia, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam on iOS and Android devices. Pokémon: Magikarp Jump stars one of the weakest Pokémon ever – Magikarp. It features simple controls designed to let anyone … Continue reading Pokémon: Magikarp Jump is now available in Brunei, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Macau, Malaysia, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam

Hyperkin’s SmartBoy secures official Samsung licence, heading to retail later this year

Hyperkin has announced that its SmartBoy has managed to secure an official Samsung license and is heading to retail later this year in both the U.S. and South Korea. It will be priced at $50 and is compatible with Game Boy and Game Boy Color games from any region and does not require any additional … Continue reading Hyperkin’s SmartBoy secures official Samsung licence, heading to retail later this year

Female Pikachu lead dancer deflates multiple times in front of live audience at Pokémon World Festival

Things didn't go as planned at the recent Pokémon World Festival in Incheon, South Korea. During a Pikachu dance that lasted for about five minutes, the female Pikachu lead dancer somehow deflated multiple times in front of a live audience. The incident occurs at the 1:00 mark in the video below, posted by YouTube user … Continue reading Female Pikachu lead dancer deflates multiple times in front of live audience at Pokémon World Festival

Pikachu Yellow Edition New Nintendo 3DS XL heading to South Korea on March 4

Pokemon fans in South Korea will be happy to know that they'll soon be able to get their hands on the Pikachu Yellow Edition New Nintendo 3DS XL. The Pikachu-themed handheld will be available in the region on March 4, 2017, for 235,000 won. The system sports a charming drawing of Pokemon mascot Pikachu on … Continue reading Pikachu Yellow Edition New Nintendo 3DS XL heading to South Korea on March 4

Pokémon GO update adds Korean language support

Pokémon GO is in the process of being updated to version 0.53.2 for Android and 1.23.2 for iOS. The latest update for Niantic's immensely popular mobile game adds Korean language support, in respect to its recent launch in South Korea. Pokémon GO received another patch last week to update Apple Watch and changes distance tracking. The … Continue reading Pokémon GO update adds Korean language support

Pokémon GO is now officially available in South Korea

The wait for Pokémon GO is finally over for Pokémon fans in South Korea. Niantic's immensely popular mobile game can now be officially downloaded in the region via the App Store and Google Play on iOS and Android devices, respectively. Pokémon GO received a patch last week to update Apple Watch and changes distance tracking. … Continue reading Pokémon GO is now officially available in South Korea