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That One Time… Looking Back on Weird Nintendo Moments

That one time Link had pink hair If you’ve ever played the SNES classic A Link to the Past, you’re aware that the sprite for Link looks a little… unusual. This is the only version of the game where instead of his standard blonde or brown hair, link is sporting a pink ‘doo. Many people argue that the pink is part of his hat, but a sideways view of the sprite quickly reveals ...

Pokemon No. 719 is revealed

The 719th Pokemon has been revealed. The new rock and fairy type called Diancie will formally make its debut in the latest Pokemon movie, titled Cocoon of Destruction and Diancie. The movie is due out in Japan on July 19. Nintendo and the Pokemon Company has not confirmed how or when this new rock and fairy type Pokemon will be distributed to owners of the latest main series titles on the 3DS, Pok...

Pokemon X sold more than Pokemon Y in 2013

  Nintendo confirmed recently that Pokémon X sold 1.63 million copies, Pokémon Y 1.54 million. Those figures are through the end of December 2013 and are U.S sales only.  Those figures also justify the purchase of about 1.63 million people.  Because we all know Pokémon X is the superior version. Right? Source: Kotaku

Nintendo releases Holiday 3DS commercial

“Why do we play 3DS?” That’s the question Nintendo and several children pose in the latest advertisement suited for the upcoming Holiday season. Several clips of popular 3DS titles such as Pokemon X & Y, Animal Crossing: New Leaf, Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon, and Mario Kart 7 are shown as children state their reasons for playing Nintendo’s popular handheld. While s...

Luminose City Patch Available for Pokemon X/Y

  Nintendo just released a patch for Luminose City’s save bug. You see, some players found that saving the game in certain areas within Luminose City made them lose their progress. Players could not open their game save, which forced players to start a new playthrough. Nintendo worked fast to provide a fix and announced a patch. The patch restores the corrupted game saves. Did you encou...

Pokemon: Remembering the Good Times

  I recall fondly my first foray into Pokémon.  It began over 14 years ago with a Pokémon Blue purchase at a local Toys R Us.  I still recall the game’s packaging new smell, inserting the Game Boy cartridge, booting the game, and hearing Red/Blue’s theme song. On that day, I met Professor Oak and had to choose between three Pokémon: Bulbasaur (grass/poison-type) Charmander (fire-t...

Gotta Catch ‘Em All! Pokemon Company announces special treasure hunt and music video

Nintendo and The Pokemon Company had been teasing a special announcement last week, which left some of us pondering the possibilities. Now, the surprise both companies have been touting is a special Pokemon-themed treasure hunt. In this new promotion, you can collect various codes to enter to win different types of Pokemon prizes. The Pokemon Company states that they’ll be hiding codes all o...

Special Pokemon Announcement Inbound

      The Pokémon Company tweeted the above message today. The developer will announce more Pokemon-related news on Monday, September 16 at 8am PDT. After the recent onslaught of  Pokémon X & Y news, is there anything else to know?  So what could it be? I place my bets on more Pokémon X & Y news. Perhaps more Mega Evolutions or new features. After all, the game launches on O...

Video: Pokemon X & Y gameplay trailer details PSS

Game Freak Director Junichi Masuda unveiled Tuesday during Nintendo’s E3 Developer Direct a few more juicy details regarding Pokemon X & Y. One of the new features that will be included in X & Y is the Player Sear System or PSS for short. The PSS allows players to connect, trade, and battle with each other, be it locally or globally online. In essence, the PSS will make trading and f...

Pre-Order Pokemon X And Y Now!

Ready. Set. Go!  Amazon is now accepting pre-orders for Pokemon X and Pokemon Y!  The retail price is $39.99 and is eligible for free super saving shipping.  At this time, there is no report of a pre-order bonus. It is approximately 9 months until the official release, however I would place your order soon to guarantee your copy! Other games available for pre-order are Fire Emblem: Awakening, Luig...

Pokemon X and Pokemon Y Feedback

Now that we have had time to absorb the announcement of Pokemon X and Pokemon Y, what is your feedback?  Will you choose X or Y?  What Starter?