Entries in 'pokemon' (42)

American televangelist says Pokemon 'is origin of teen homosexuality'

American televangelist says Pokemon 'is origin of teen homosexuality'

Pastor Creflo Dollar, an American TV religious evangelist, has accused Pokemon of encouraging children to become gay.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 21st 2015 at 12:17PM in News
There's another free-to-play Pokemon game on the way

There's another free-to-play Pokemon game on the way

Nintendo has announced a second F2P Pokemon title – Pokemon Rumble World.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 2nd 2015 at 11:16AM in News
Pokémon retail promotion to offer GAME customers a free Shiny Charizard

Pokémon retail promotion to offer GAME customers a free Shiny Charizard

A new promotion surrounding the last four Pokémon titles is to kick off next Friday at GAME.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Mar 26th 2015 at 9:43AM in News
More than one year after it started, Twitch Plays Pokémon catches all 151 monsters

More than one year after it started, Twitch Plays Pokémon catches all 151 monsters

Social experiment-meets-endurance test Twitch Plays Pokémon has finally completed its Pokédex, a year after it first went live.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Mar 25th 2015 at 3:56PM in News

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Pokemon developers Game Freak making Tembo the Badass Elephant for Sega

Pokemon developers Game Freak making Tembo the Badass Elephant for Sega

The makers of Pokemon have teamed up with Sega to release a new action platformer called Tembo the Badass Elephant.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 11th 2015 at 4:17PM in News
Pokémon World Championship boasts $2m prize pool

Pokémon World Championship boasts $2m prize pool

The Pokémon Company has announced that its 2015 Pokémon World Championships will offer $2m in prizes.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 5th 2015 at 11:51PM in News
New Nintendo and Bandai Namco titles depose Yokai Watch 2 and Pokemon in Japan

New Nintendo and Bandai Namco titles depose Yokai Watch 2 and Pokemon in Japan

Three new entries in the Japanese software charts push down previous top dogs Yokai Watch 2: Shinuchi, and Pocket Monster Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 28th 2015 at 1:00PM in News
Pokemon, Smash Bros and Mario Kart fire Nintendo back to profit, but 3DS sales slow

Pokemon, Smash Bros and Mario Kart fire Nintendo back to profit, but 3DS sales slow

Nintendo posted a huge increase in profits and raised its earnings forecast, but cheap yen is masking weak sales.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 28th 2015 at 10:43AM in News

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Yokai Watch 2 and Pokémon continue to top Japanese charts

Yokai Watch 2 and Pokémon continue to top Japanese charts

Yokai Watch 2: Shinuchi and Pocket Monster Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire continue to be the best-sellers in Japan, according to data from Famitsu. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 21st 2015 at 1:00PM in News
MCV's 12 Games of Christmas: Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire

MCV's 12 Games of Christmas: Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire

Last year on 3DS, Nintendo breathed new life into its hit Pokémon IP with X and Y.

on Dec 14th 2014 at 12:00PM in News
Pokemon Omega and Alpha ship 7.7m units worldwide

Pokemon Omega and Alpha ship 7.7m units worldwide

Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire have moved more than 7.7m units internationally, The Pokémon Company has revealed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 5th 2014 at 7:59AM in News
Margin Makers: Guide to Pokémon merchandise

Margin Makers: Guide to Pokémon merchandise

It’s one of the biggest kids’ media franchises in the world, and the second-largest video game IP of all time. MCV catches up with the best pocket monster merch

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Dec 2nd 2014 at 9:52AM in News

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Pokémon remakes sell 1.5m units and top Japanese charts

Pokémon remakes sell 1.5m units and top Japanese charts

Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire were the best-selling games in Japan this week, according to data provided by Famitsu. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Nov 26th 2014 at 1:00PM in News
Another Pokemon game releases on iOS

Another Pokemon game releases on iOS

The Pokémon Company has released yet another title on Apple platforms.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 22nd 2014 at 9:39AM in News
Transparent 2DS consoles incoming alongside new Pokemon

Transparent 2DS consoles incoming alongside new Pokemon

Nintendo has added a couple of redesigned 2DS consoles to its already revealed limited edition 3DS machines.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 23rd 2014 at 10:11AM in News
Analysis: Pokémon appears on iPad. It's super effective

Analysis: Pokémon appears on iPad. It's super effective

The Pokémon Company is bringing its PC trading card game to iPad. SuperData CEO Joost van Dreunen explains why it’s a positive move

on Sep 22nd 2014 at 11:14AM in News

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Nintendo reveals new free game offer for new 3DS buyers

Nintendo reveals new free game offer for new 3DS buyers

Another free game offer has been unveiled to try and tempt consumers into buying a 3DS system this Christmas.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 11th 2014 at 2:01PM in News
Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire limited edition steelbook bundles coming to UK retail

Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire limited edition steelbook bundles coming to UK retail

Fans awaiting the next two Pokémon games will be able to get their hands on the titles as part of limited edition steelbook bundles.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Aug 28th 2014 at 12:37PM in News
The shocking Pokemon announcement is Tekken team's arcade fighter Pokken

The shocking Pokemon announcement is Tekken team's arcade fighter Pokken

Bandai Namco’s Tekken team is developing a Pokemon-themed fighting game.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 26th 2014 at 2:30PM in News
eSports: Behind the next billion-dollar industry

eSports: Behind the next billion-dollar industry

Competitive gaming is a big deal, generating millions upon millions of views and beginning to even outpace the rest of the games industry.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Aug 11th 2014 at 10:30AM in News
GAME giving away free downloadable Charizard for Pokemon X and Y

GAME giving away free downloadable Charizard for Pokemon X and Y

The Pokemon Company has teamed up with GAME once again to give gamers a free downloadable character.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 10th 2014 at 9:06AM in News
NINTENDO: Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire dated

NINTENDO: Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire dated

The remakes of Pokémon Ruby and Sapphire have been dated. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 10th 2014 at 5:27PM in News
Game over for online play on Wii and DS

Game over for online play on Wii and DS

Owners of both Wii and DS will no longer be able to play their titles online from today.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 20th 2014 at 4:07PM in News
Free downloadable Pokemon game announced; Championships character giveaway confirmed

Free downloadable Pokemon game announced; Championships character giveaway confirmed

A free Pokemon game called The Band of Thieves & 1000 Pokemon is on the way to 3DS.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 13th 2014 at 11:34AM in News
3DS Pokémon Ruby and Sapphire remakes out this year

3DS Pokémon Ruby and Sapphire remakes out this year

Nintendo and The Pokémon Company have announced two new Pokémon games will launch this Christmas.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on May 7th 2014 at 3:11PM in News