Entries in 'pokemon' (43)

Pokémon Go breaks five world records

Pokémon Go breaks five world records

Since its launch in July, mobile smash hit Pokémon Go has set a number of world records. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Sep 2nd 2016 at 10:38AM in News
Insert Coin plots more shops following Pokémon store success

Insert Coin plots more shops following Pokémon store success

Insert Coin plans to do more pop-up stores following the launch of its Pokémon-themed outlet over the weekend.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Sep 2nd 2016 at 9:48AM in News
Insert Coin opens Pokémon pop-up store in London

Insert Coin opens Pokémon pop-up store in London

Until the end of August, games clothing brand Insert Coin is running a store dedicated to Pokémon in London.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Aug 25th 2016 at 11:33AM in News
3DS sales up over 200 per cent as Pokémon Go phenomenon carries on

3DS sales up over 200 per cent as Pokémon Go phenomenon carries on

In what is becoming a now weekly MCV story, UK sales of 3DS consoles and 3DS Pokémon games continue to rise as the Pokémon Go obsession continues.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 4th 2016 at 11:36AM in News

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Pokémon, Mario and Zelda headline NX 'dream' line-up

Pokémon, Mario and Zelda headline NX 'dream' line-up

Nintendo is putting together a triple-A software line-up, to ensure NX flies out of the gate next year.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 4th 2016 at 10:24AM in News
Pokemon Go Plus delayed by two months

Pokemon Go Plus delayed by two months

Nintendo’s Pokemon Go Plus accessory won’t meet its July launch date, the company has confirmed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 27th 2016 at 3:42PM in News
Pokémon Go misses out on UK mobile top spots in first week of release

Pokémon Go misses out on UK mobile top spots in first week of release

Despite all of the hype surrounding Niantic’s latest mobile title, Pokémon was neither the most downloaded free game nor the highest-grossing iPhone release for the week ending July 17th.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 25th 2016 at 10:06AM in News
Pokémon Go will 'dominate charts for months'

Pokémon Go will 'dominate charts for months'

Mobile analytics company App Annie says Pokémon Go is likely to rule the mobile charts ‘for months’.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 21st 2016 at 10:45AM in News

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Legendary signs live-action Detective Pikachu rights

Legendary signs live-action Detective Pikachu rights

That didn’t take long – the rumoured deal between filmmaker Legendary and The Pokemon Company has been confirmed, according to reports.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 21st 2016 at 10:31AM in News
Retail braced for another Pokémon Christmas following Pokémon Go success

Retail braced for another Pokémon Christmas following Pokémon Go success

Sales of 3DS games and hardware have jumped by over 100 per cent as the Pokémon Go mobile phenomenon takes over the world. 

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 21st 2016 at 10:25AM in News
Pokémon Go boosts Pokémon Ruby and Sapphire sales

Pokémon Go boosts Pokémon Ruby and Sapphire sales

The massive success of Pokémon Go has caused the sales of two older Pokémon games to rise by over 140 per cent.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jul 18th 2016 at 10:43AM in News
Pokémon Go finally launches in the UK

Pokémon Go finally launches in the UK

Having been released in other regions, Pokémon Go has finally hit the App Store and Google Play in the UK. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 14th 2016 at 9:48AM in News

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Pokémon Go has added £7.5bn to Nintendo market value since its launch

Pokémon Go has added £7.5bn to Nintendo market value since its launch

Mobile hit Pokémon Go has had a very positive impact on Nintendo’s share price.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 13th 2016 at 11:03AM in News
Movie makers suddenly want back on the Pokemon train

Movie makers suddenly want back on the Pokemon train

Pokemon has within the space of a week become one of the hottest properties on the planet.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 13th 2016 at 10:37AM in News
Pokémon Go Plus accessory selling for over $100 on eBay

Pokémon Go Plus accessory selling for over $100 on eBay

The Pokémon Go Plus peripheral is not launching until the end of July, but it’s already sold out on most online retailers in the US.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jul 12th 2016 at 11:15AM in News
Pokémon Go will make $1bn a year, App Annie claims

Pokémon Go will make $1bn a year, App Annie claims

Recently released free-to-play game Pokémon Go is going to make a lot of money, research firm App Annie claims. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 12th 2016 at 10:23AM in News

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UK made to wait for Pokemon Go as launch proves a massive US success

UK made to wait for Pokemon Go as launch proves a massive US success

The international rollout of Pokemon Go has been ‘paused’ while co-creator Niantic works on its server performance.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 11th 2016 at 11:08AM in News
Pokémon merchandise bays coming to GAME to celebrate series' 20th anniversary

Pokémon merchandise bays coming to GAME to celebrate series' 20th anniversary

High Street retailer GAME has partnered up with The Pokémon Company for the franchise’s 20th birthday.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Mar 23rd 2016 at 4:20PM in News
Pokémon series has sold over 279m units worldwide

Pokémon series has sold over 279m units worldwide

The blockbuster Pokémon series has sold over 279 million units globally since it debuted in Japan 20 years ago.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Mar 17th 2016 at 12:21PM in News
Digital Pokemon boardgame announced for smartphones

Digital Pokemon boardgame announced for smartphones

We already know that Pokemon Sun and Pokemon Moon are on the way in this, the 20th anniversary year of Pokemon. But another title has now also been confirmed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 11th 2016 at 3:43PM in News
Original Pokémon games back on top in Japan for series' 20th anniversary

Original Pokémon games back on top in Japan for series' 20th anniversary

It’s 1996 again – Pokémon Red, Green, Blue and Yellow took the No.1 spot in Japan last week according to data from Famitsu.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Mar 2nd 2016 at 1:43PM in News
Pokémon targets China with Sun and Moon

Pokémon targets China with Sun and Moon

New Pokémon titles Sun and Moon will be localised into Chinese, The Pokemon Company has revealed. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Feb 26th 2016 at 3:20PM in News
Drew Barrymore is hosting a Pokémon 20th Anniversary celebration

Drew Barrymore is hosting a Pokémon 20th Anniversary celebration

This weekend, an event celebrating Pokémon’s 20th birthday will be hosted by none other than ET, Charlie’s Angels and Never Been Kissed star Drew Barrymore.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Feb 26th 2016 at 1:53PM in News
Pokemon is getting its first ever Super Bowl ad

Pokemon is getting its first ever Super Bowl ad

Viewers of this year’s Super Bowl will for the first time be greeted with a Pokemon ad.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 25th 2016 at 4:19PM in News
Special Edition Pokemon 2DS consoles heading to the UK

Special Edition Pokemon 2DS consoles heading to the UK

2016 is the 20th Anniversary of Pokemon, don’t you know? And part of the celebration sees three Special Edition 2DS making their way to the UK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 13th 2016 at 12:35PM in News