Some of the very best Pokémon players were crowned at the 2017 Pokémon World Championships

The 2017 Pokémon World Championships concluded yesterday, August 20, following three days of fierce matchups and friendly competition in Anaheim, Calif. The best Trainers from around the globe gathered for the 13th annual event to compete in the Pokémon Trading Card Game (TCG), video game battles in Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon, and Pokkén Tournament. Trainers from more than … Continue reading Some of the very best Pokémon players were crowned at the 2017 Pokémon World Championships

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Official recap of day 3 and all finals winners at the 2017 Pokémon World Championships

The final matches have concluded at the 2017 Pokémon World Championships and the new Champions have been crowned! Before cheering fans at the Anaheim Convention Center and online around the world, the best Pokémon TCG and video game players gave it their all to take home the title. Pokemon TCG Finals Junior Division Final: Tobias … Continue reading Official recap of day 3 and all finals winners at the 2017 Pokémon World Championships

Pokémon Video Game World Champions crowned at the 2017 Pokémon World Championships

All the Pokémon Video Game (VG) World Champions have officially been crowned at the 2017 Pokémon World Championships. Nicholas Kan of Australia is the 2017 Pokémon VG Junior Division World Champion; Hong Juyoung of South Korea is the 2017 Pokémon VG Senior Division World Champion; and Ryota Otsubo of Japan is the 2017 Pokémon VG Masters Division World Champion. Congratulations to every winner … Continue reading Pokémon Video Game World Champions crowned at the 2017 Pokémon World Championships

Pokémon Gold and Silver launch September 22 on Nintendo 3DS Virtual Console in South Korea

Pokémon Gold and Silver is set to be re-released via the Nintendo 3DS Virtual Console service in South Korea on September 22 - the same date as other regions. The two classics were originally released in Japan on November 21, 1999, as the second set of titles in the Pokémon series. These games, which were … Continue reading Pokémon Gold and Silver launch September 22 on Nintendo 3DS Virtual Console in South Korea

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

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