Pokemon: The Ultimate Competitive Team In Sword & Shield

If you are new to online or competitive battling in Pokemon, you might have come across some particularly devastating teams that can destroy anyone who is unprepared to face off against the best of the best. While competitive battling has something of a steep learning curve when it comes to predictions and bluffing, you can […]

New Wave Of Pokemon Funko Pops Include Meowth, Psyduck, And More

Pokemon fans are currently managing their energy levels ahead of this year’s promise of exciting announcements. The popular video game, manga, anime, and trading card franchise has hit its 25th anniversary, and Funko are joining in on the celebrations by adding two new generation one Pokemon and two new variants of past releases to the […]

Pokémon GO announces Sneasel & Team Rocket research events

On Monday, Niantic announced new Sneasel and Team GO Rocket-themed timed research events for Pokémon GO. The Sneasel event will be on Saturday, Jan. 30, from 8:00 am to 10:00 pm local time, and the Team GO Rocket event will go from Jan. 26 at 10:00 am to Feb. 7 at 8:00 pm. Sneasel Limited […]

Pokemon Go Player In The UK Fined For Breaching Lockdown Rules

A Pokemon Go player in the UK has been fined £200 for traveling 14 miles outside of his hometown to play the game. When the pandemic took hold almost a year ago, it posed a pretty major threat to the continued success of Pokemon Go. A mobile game that was created to be played outside […]

I Pretended To Play Pokemon As Gary Oak Because Ash Is A Loser

Gary Oak is better than Ash Ketchum in every conceivable way. He’s funnier, knows much more about Pokemon, and, most of all, is not a total idiot. And so, when I see people naming their Pokemon rival Gary… Well, I just feel like saying, “Listen, you know you don’t have to be like Ash, right?” […]

Waiting for Pokémon Snap? Try Alba: A Wildlife Adventure

It’s been decades since I’ve played Pokémon Snap, but I still think of it fondly. I only remember playing it in one place, at my grandmother’s house and in the living room, not the den. My memory tells me I never owned it, that I waited patiently for it, week after week, to come back […]

So, What Exactly Is A Pokemon Master?

The entire point of the Pokemon franchise is to become a Pokemon Master. The problem is, we still don’t know what that means. The creators of Pokemon Red & Green had no idea that these games would form the foundation of the biggest media franchise of all time. This is why the original generation games are so […]

Pokemon Removed Its Most Ambitious Type Ever Right Before Gen 5

Many people believe that there are 18 types in Pokemon today, which is partially true. The Pokemon you can encounter in Sword & Shield, for example, are all designated either one or a combination of these established types, with there being a total of 171 possible combos in the current state of the game, 17 […]

Rare Blastoise Pokémon Card Fetches Seller $360k

Rare Pokémon cards are the new comic books, with originals now starting to sell for ridiculously high prices. A rare Blastoise card has been sold for $360,000 and the reason it fetched such a high price is because it is one of the two presentation cards that Wizards of the Coast used to convince Nintendo to go […]