Pokémon Sword and Shield announces the Dragon King Cup

Each month, Pokémon Sword and Shield hosts a different online competition for players to battle in. From December 11-13, the competition will be the Dragon King Cup, where players will be able to use one restricted Pokémon. Here are the tournament rules, dates, times, and how to register to compete. The Dragon King Cup rules […]

Why Pokémon Sword & Shield Expansions Replaced A Third Game

Last month, Game Freak and The Pokémon Company released the Crown Tundra, the second post-launch expansion for Pokémon Sword & Shield. This marks the first time the franchise has leaned this heavily on post-launch content being added to a mainline game. Traditionally, the series has released the two simultaneous mainline entries (see: Pokémon Red & […]

New Souls-Like Chrono Sword Lets You Play In The Past And The Present

Dark, moody atmosphere? Check. Amazing pixel art with dynamic lighting? Check. A Souls-like adventure with the ability to time travel from the past to the present? Count us in. Chrono Sword is a promising Kickstarter project that leaves us wanting more. Targeting a November 2021 release for PS4, Xbox One, Switch, and PC, this title […]

Pokémon Sword beta leaks online featuring mega evolutions and Greninja

A version of Pokémon Sword from 2018 has appeared online and shows a number of features and pokémon that weren’t in the final game. With The Crown Tundra DLC expansion due out this week Pokémon Sword and Shield are about to become complete, but an unexpected insight into what they could have been has turned […]

Pokémon Sword & Shield: The Crown Tundra Preview – Looking For Legendary Status

Following the launch of Pokémon Sword & Shield last year, Game Freak announced the Expansion Pass, promising two new story-driven expansions for the first all-new Pokémon RPGs on the Switch. The first expansion, The Isle of Armor, was a fun addition to the mainline story, but had plenty of problems that made it less memorable than […]

Pokemon Sword And Shield Still Discounted To $40 Post-Prime Day

Amazon Prime Day 2020 has come and gone, but you can still find some of its best deals available, including sales still running at other retailers. This includes Best Buy, which still has Pokemon Sword and Shield on sale for the cheapest we’ve seen, and Amazon is once again price-matching. Pokemon games hardly, if ever, […]

Pokemon Sword And Shield: New Details On Crown Tundra's Dynamax Adventures Mode Revealed

Pokemon Sword and Shield’s Crown Tundra expansion launches later this week, and new details about the DLC continue to trickle in ahead of its release. We learned some more tidbits about the expansion’s new Dynamax Adventures feature during a recent episode of Japanese show Pokenchi, including how Legendary Pokemon encounters will work. Dynamax Adventures lets […]