Celebrate Halloween with a free Pumpkaboo for Pokémon X and Y

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As we all wait impatiently for Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire, Nintendo’s distributing a Pumpkaboo – via XY’s Mystery Gift – for the duration of October.

In keeping with the Halloween theme, it’ll know the moves Trick-or-Treat and Scary Face, and arrive holding the Rocky Helmet item. Continue reading

Pokémon Bank pricing confirmed for Europe and Australia

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Anyone who’s already played Pokémon X & Y will probably be aware of the upcoming service which gives you an extra 100 boxes’ worth of storage, as well as finally allowing you to transfer your older ‘mon from previous games. The Pokémon Bank service will come included with companion app Poké Transporter tool which allows you to transfer your precious creatures from DS games Pokémon Black & White and Pokémon Black and White 2 over to X and Y. Continue reading

Pokémon X and Y pre-order bonus includes figures and art book

If you’re lucky enough to live in Japan then you can get your hands on a special Xerneas or Yveltal figure, depending on which version of Pokémon X and Y you pre-order. You also get a clear file folder that includes artwork from the new games. However, if you pre-order both games you’ll get a Pokémon X and Y World Art book and a CD. In order to get any of these free goodies though, you must pre-order the games from a Japanese Pokémon Center. Continue reading

More Pokémon X & Y screenshots emerge, special edition 3DS XLs revealed

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To the surprise of no one, Nintendo has finally announced two special Pokémon 3DS systems for Japan. The blue XL showing off the game’s cover Pokémon, Xerneas and Yveltal, while the rather stunning gold XL features the silhouettes of the legendary duo and all three new starter Pokémon.  Continue reading

Japanese Pokémon X and Y trailer shows off new gameplay footage

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With Pokemon X and Y’s worldwide release date of 12th October looming ever-closer, Nintendo’s released a brand-new trailer for the upcoming 3DS title. Check it out below for some all-new gameplay footage, a look at an online battle, and a sample of the three starters’ cries. Continue reading

Global Link service for Pokémon Black/White to be put to sleep 14th January 2014

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On Monday the official Global Link website had posted a notice regarding the services it has provided for hit titles, Pokémon Black and White over the past two years. The notice has stated that the service is set to be completely shut down for all Gen V games by January 2014, starting this October in preparation for a new and improved Global Link for use with upcoming titles Pokémon X/Y later this year. Continue reading