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GAME stores across the UK will be distributing a pair of Pokemon for Pokemon X/Y later this week.

Starting on April 4, those who visit any GAME location can receive codes for Magmar or Electabuzz. Pokemon X players can earn the former while Pokemon Y players will receive the latter Pokemon.

Codes will be printed on cash receipts upon request. No purchase is necessary.

Electabuzz will come with an Electirizer whereas Magmar will be holding a Magmarizer. When traded holding these items, Electabuzz will evolve into Electivire, while Magmar will evolve into Magmortar.

You can find today’s announcement below with additional information pertaining to the Pokemon card game and upcoming advertising.

The latest round of Nintendo maintenance will be taking place on Thursday. According to a page on the company’s website, the Wii U and 3DS eShops are both expected to be affected. The maintenance period will take place between 1 PM PT and 5 PM PT.

It’s also worth mentioning that Pokemon X and Pokemon Y will be seeing their own round of downtime. Maintenance for the two games is set to occur at 5 PM PT on Monday, lasting through 7 AM PT the following day. Online play, rankings, and other online elements may be affected.


The latest hacking efforts for Pokemon X/Y have resulted in the discovery of a “Mystery Gift” event for Diancie. If you’re interested in finding out what happens when the player gets Diancie, check out the video below. We also have a video showcasing its signature move.

Nintendo has officially confirmed the recently leaked Pokemon X/Y promotion for Club Nintendo.

Those who register any 3DS – including the original model – as well as one of six eligible games can receive either version for free. The offer is valid for the entire month of March in both the US and Canada.

You can find a video outlining the promotion above. An official page is located here.

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