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The Pokemon Company has delivered an announcement recapping all of the news from today’s Pokemon Presents presentation, including New Pokemon Snap, Pokemon Brilliant Diamond/Shining Pearl and Pokemon Legends: Arceus. Check it out below.

As we celebrate 25 years of Pokemon, a new Pokemon Presents is about to air with fresh announcements pertaining to the series. We’re due for a 20-minute presentation in an hour from now. The show begins at 7 AM PT / 10 AM ET / 3 PM in the UK / 4 PM in Europe.

If you’d like to watch Pokemon Presents as it happens, we’ve included an embed for the broadcast below. Additional coverage will follow on the site during and after the event.

For one of Pokemon’s 25th anniversary festivities, a popularity vote was held in Japan over the past few days. Users could use a certain hashtag on Twitter to submit their choices.

The poll has since closed and the full results are in. Here’s a look at the top 30 most popular Pokemon as decided by Pokemon fans in Japan:


A new Pokemon Presents presentation will air on February 26, The Pokemon Company has announced. It will last about 20 minutes.

Pokemon Presentation will be held at the following times:

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Earlier today, it was announced that Pokemon has teamed up with Post Malone for a special virtual music concert on February 27. There’s more to come besides that for the series’ 25th anniversary, however.

In announcing the partnership with Post Malone, it was also teased that fans can look forward to “more announcements that week from across the franchise.” This will all be happening during the same week – meaning the end of the February essentially.

Here’s today’s announcement in full:


A bit of Pokemon developer news flew under the radar late last year.

Ambrella, a studio that opened its doors in 1996 and is perhaps best-known for the Pokemon Rumble games, was acquired any absorbed by Creatures. The company itself is no more.

Aside from the Pokemon Rumble titles, Ambrella worked on several other spinoffs. Hey You, Pikachu!, Pokemon Channel, Pokemon Dash, and My Pokemon Ranch were among them.

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Another Pokemon is getting the Build-A-Beat treatment. This time it’s Mew, who has its own cape and Master Ball hoodie.

Here’s the official product description as well as a few photos:

Pokemon will soon be teaming up with McDonald’s in celebration of the franchise’s 25th anniversary.

On February 9, Happy Meals will include promo cards, sticker sheets, and some sort of card frame. You’ll receive four of 25 promos featuring the starter Pokemon from each region. As noted by PokeBeach, each card is a reprint but with a 25th anniversary stamp featured in the corner.

If you’re not interested in the Happy Meals, you can purchase the Pokemon items separately.

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Another set of Pokemon-themed Funko Pops are in the works. The latest additions include Pikachu (Attack Stance), Meowth, Psyduck, and Metallic Silver Bulbasaur.

Metallic Silver Bulbasaur, Meowth, and Psyduck should arrive on April 14. Pikachu (Attack Stance) will follow a bit later on June 9.

GameStop is currently taking pre-orders for these new figures here.


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News regarding Pokemon’s 25th anniversary continues, as The Pokemon Company has passed along an announcement detailing various plans it has in store for the franchise’s big milestone. It covers the P25 Music partnership with UMG involving Katy Perry and other big names, merchandise, and more.

Here’s the full press release: