Entries in 'pokemon' (50)

Pokémon Sun and Moon hit 2.3m units in Japan

Pokémon Sun and Moon hit 2.3m units in Japan

The latest entries in the Pokémon franchise, Sun and Moon are once again the best-selling games in Japan, according to data from Famitsu.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Dec 1st 2016 at 9:55AM in News
Pokémon Sun and Moon sold 1.5m units in first week in Europe

Pokémon Sun and Moon sold 1.5m units in first week in Europe

The latest entries in the Pokémon franchise have had big starts in Europe, with Nintendo saying they are its most successful launch in the region to date. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Nov 30th 2016 at 4:10PM in News
UK Weekly Charts: Pokemon is biggest seller but doesn't top charts

UK Weekly Charts: Pokemon is biggest seller but doesn't top charts

Pokémon Sun and Moon technically failed to top the UK weekly charts for their first week. Pokémon Sun debuted at No.3 and Pokémon Moon entered the charts at No.4. GfK however ...

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Nov 28th 2016 at 9:57AM in News
New 3DS XL sales up 361% in Japan as Pokémon Sun and Moon launch

New 3DS XL sales up 361% in Japan as Pokémon Sun and Moon launch

In news that will come as no surprise, Pokemon Sun and Moon were the best-selling titles in Japan for the week ending November 20th, according to data from Famitsu.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Nov 24th 2016 at 11:50AM in News

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What's next for Pokémon Go? Niantic on its blockbuster year

What's next for Pokémon Go? Niantic on its blockbuster year

To say that Niantic’s first year as an independent company was special would be massively underselling it. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Nov 23rd 2016 at 11:00AM in News
Pirated Pokemon Sun and Moon players sees 3DS banned from Nintendo servers

Pirated Pokemon Sun and Moon players sees 3DS banned from Nintendo servers

Nintendo has handed out a severe punishment to those who have pirated Pokemon Sun and Moon.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 17th 2016 at 9:28AM in News
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Pokémon Go's Halloween event will give you more Drowzees

Pokémon Go is getting its first seasonal event, in the form of the Halloween update that will increase the spawn rates of spooky critters.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 25th 2016 at 10:39AM in News
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

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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
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

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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
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

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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
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
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