Pokémon badges gained in Nintendo Badge Arcade can now be used in Swapdoodle
Posted on 2 days ago by Tyler(@tylerlelliott) in 3DS eShop, News | 4 Comments | 0 Likes
Swapdoodle has allowed players to use Nintendo Badge Arcade badges within the software, with some exceptions – namely, Pokémon badges. As of a recent update, however, players can now use the Pokémon badges they earned in Nintendo Badge Arcade in Swapdoodle.
Detective Pikachu movie expected to start filming in January 2018
Posted on 5 days ago by Brian(@NE_Brian) in General Nintendo, News | 9 Comments | 0 Likes
A film based on Detective Pikachu was announced last year. The project has gone somewhat dark this year, but it looks like things are about to pick up in just a few months.
Omega Underground spotted a product listing showing that Detective Pikachu will be filming in London, UK on January 15, 2018. A short blurb says that it’s a film involving “a new character and storyline in the Pokemon universe.”
Rob Letterman (Goosebumps, Monsters Vs. Aliens, and Shark Tale) will be directing Detective Pikachu. Nicole Perlman and Alex Hirsch are working on the script.
Vulpix joins Build-A-Bear
Posted on 1 week ago by Brian(@NE_Brian) in General Nintendo, News | 7 Comments | 0 Likes
Build-A-Bear is back once again with another Pokemon offering. Starting today, consumers can purchase a new Vulpix plush.
Below is the full rundown as to what’s being offered:
New trailer for Pokemon the Movie: I Choose You!
Posted on 2 weeks ago by Joshua in News, Videos | 10 Comments | 0 Likes
Pokemon the Mobie: I Choose You! is getting much hype lately, and this new cinematic trailer can only add to that. The film is releasing on November 5, but until then, you can enjoy this full cinematic trailer below.
New Pokemon episode has a couple of homages to the original games
Posted on 3 weeks ago by Brian(@NE_Brian) in General Nintendo, News | 21 Comments | 0 Likes
The latest Pokemon episode was a landmark of sorts. After many years, Brock and Misty were brought back and were featured prominently. While that in itself was great news, the show also had a treat for longtime Pokemon players.
Fans noticed a pair of homages in the episode that are tributes to the original Pokemon games. Brock and Misty both had their poses from the titles on Game Boy, as pictured in this post.
Meowth gets the Build-A-Bear treatment
Posted on 1 month ago by Brian(@NE_Brian) in General Nintendo, News | 2 Comments | 0 Likes
A number of Pokemon plushies have been offered at Build-A-Bear over the past couple of years. The store has previously offered Pikachu, Eevee, Charmander, and Squirtle. The latest one? Meowth.
Fans can purchase Meowth at Build-A-Bear starting today. For the $60 online bundle, you’ll receive the plush, a sound chip, and two costumes. A $28 Meowth and one outfit by themselves will also be sold in stores.
Note that the Team Rocket hoodie won’t be sold in stores at any point. A Quick Ball-styled hoodie will be sold at retail outlets for $12.50 both online and at the physical Workshop locations.
Japan also getting Pikachu New 2DS XL Edition
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Nintendo revealed the Poke Ball-themed New 2DS XL during today’s Nintendo Direct. But in Japan, they’re getting an additional Pokemon system. The Pikachu New 2DS XL Edition launches in the country on November 17.
Pokemon the Movie: I Choose You teaser trailer
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A teaser trailer has gone live for the upcoming theatrical release of Pokemon the Movie: I Choose You. See it below.
Pokemon CEO on what Switch means for Pokemon, not ruling out accessories, more
Posted on 1 month ago by Brian(@NE_Brian) in News, Switch | 20 Comments | 0 Likes
Aside from Pokemon GO, Switch was another topic Bloomberg brought up during its interview with Pokemon CEO Tsunekazu Ishihara. Ishihara kept quiet for the most part about the upcoming game for Nintendo’s console, but spoke about the system in more general terms.
Ishihara said that Switch provides an opportunity to create something “that goes deeper and with a higher level of expression.” Playing on an HD TV also affords “a whole different world with graphics and sound.” Ishihara also wouldn’t rule out releasing accessories.
Ishihara shared the following:
Game Freak on why Pokemon Gray never happened, still interested in remakes
Posted on 1 month ago by Brian(@NE_Brian) in DS, General Nintendo, News | 52 Comments | 0 Likes
Following Pokemon Black and Pokemon White, Game Freak created a sequel to the two games. At the time, that was a bit surprising. Many fans were anticipating that Game Freak would make a third version as opposed to Black/White 2.
In this month’s issue of Game Informer, Game Freak co-founder Junichi Masuda explained the studio’s mindset at the time. Many staff members were interested in expanding on the original story, and they thought about creating “a game that was set a couple years after Black and White wrapped up to kind of show how things changed and expand on the events of the previous one”.