Pokemon Sword News

Pokemon is Getting a New Series of Animated Shorts Set in the Galar Region

The hopes and dreams of Galar region's trainers are coming soon to a small screen near you.

Nintendo Switch Cleans Up Over Thanksgiving With Its Best Sales Week to Date

The Switch sold 830,000 units over a single week. Damn.

Gigantamax Snorlax Doesn't Block the Route, He Is the Route

Max 'Lax impacts with stacked knickknacks he piggybacks.

Pokemon's Global Link Service Will End Next Year

The changing of the guard continues for Pokemon, but it's not too drastic.

The Pokemon Company is Trying to Sue Whoever Leaked Sword and Shield Info

Info from the official strategy guide got out, and they'd like to know who did it.

These Three Pokemon Have a Higher Appearance Rate in Sword and Shield's Max Raid Battles Until Early 2020

One older Pokemon, and two newcomers step into the Gigantamax spotlight.

Pokemon Sword and Shield are Already Smashing Series and Switch Sales Records

Combined, the two versions have already sold over 6 million units.

Pokemon Sword and Shield's New "Bleached Form" Corsola Is an Oddly Relaxed Nod to Climate Change

The Pokemon world seems to have different environmental problems than our own.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Players Are Already Manipulating the In-Game Weather System

A full weather pattern has already been established for both games.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Players Are Reporting a Scary But Solvable SD Card Issue

It looks more frightening than it really is.

Here's Why Pokemon Fans Should Take the #GameFreakLied Claims With a Grain of Salt

Sword and Shield might reuse assets, but model wireframes aren't the end of the argument.

Pokemon Sword and Shield's Director Has a Pretty Simple Explanation for Why Exp. Share is Always On

The new game's director explains why one feature is locked in the On position.

You Should Look Closely at the Switch in Pokemon Sword and Shield’s First Room

Game Freak gives the Switch a unique salute in Sword and Shield.

Pokemon's Level Limits Won't Stop You From Collecting Shiny Pokemon

You'll encounter Pokemon you can't catch in the Wild Area, but don't fret about missing out on a shiny.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Axes the Global Trade System, but Fear Not, There's a Replacement

GTS is gone, but vendor trash Pokemon will still clog the digital realm.

Pokemon Devs Respond to #ThankYouGameFreak Hashtag: "Sending the Love Back at You"

Pokemon fans flooded Twitter with positivity, and it was super effective.

The Last Japanese Trailer for Pokemon Sword and Shield Keeps its Reveals Short and Sweet

Blink and you'll miss two more Pokemon Game Freak wants to show you ahead of release.

Pokemon Sword and Shield's Featured Song From the Creator of Undertale is an A+ Jam

Toby Fox describes it as "a fierce track full of explosive power."

Gotta Catch All 98 Opponents in Tetris 99's Upcoming Pokemon Crossover Event

Tetris 99's new crossover theme might be its best yet.

The Only Pokemon Halloween Costume that Matters is This Chonky Cat as Meowth

In honor of Halloween, a cat's dignity has been set aflame.

Undertale's Creator Pens a Special Song for Pokemon Sword and Shield

"It's not like a main track or anything. I just thought it was cool."

Scalpers are Charging Over $250 USD for a Hoodie from the London Pokemon Center

Panic! At the London Pokemon Center.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Creators on National Dex Backlash: "You Have to Take Criticism"

The National Dex criticism wasn't easy for Game Freak to take, but the team still listened.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Ditches the Trainer School, Much to Everyone's Relief

I learned how to catch Pokemon from a drunk old man, and that's good enough for me.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Will Let You Wander Into Supremely Overlevelled Pokemon

You ventured into the wrong patch of tall grass, Trainer.

Fat Pikachu and Long Meowth Lead New Batch of Gigantamax Pokemon in Sword and Shield

Don't talk to me or my large son ever again.

Pokemon Sword and Shield's File Size is Pleasantly Rotund, Like a Wooloo

You cannot nap on the belly of Sword and Shield's game cartridge, however.

Pokemon Shield Gets an Exclusive Regional Variant, Galarian Ponyta

To catch those good vibes in the wild, you've gotta get Shield.

Here's Every Pokemon Sighting From Friday's 24 Hour Livestream

Let Galarian Ponyta make all your Lisa Frank dreams come true.

Chill Out to This 24-Hour Pokemon Sword and Shield Forest "Livestream"

Maybe you'll see a new Pokemon, maybe you won't.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Won't Actually Have 18 Gyms, Game Freak Clarifies

You'll only collect badges from eight Galar region gyms.

Game Freak Almost Made a Game for the Virtual Boy and Other Revelations From Today's Pokemon Q&A

You don't want to know how the Poke-sausage gets made.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Gets Big Info Drop Today - Here's All The Highlights

A lot of Pokemon news is coming out today.

There's a New Pokemon Sword and Shield Presentation Coming Next Week

Sonia needs our help, apparently.

We Dare You to Eat This Pile of Ancient Pokemon Food

Expiration dates are just suggestions.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Trailer Unveils Sirfetch'd, the Galarian Evolution of Farfetch'd

The Sword-exclusive duck knight is stoic and perfect.

Nintendo Direct Recap: A Deluge of Ports From September 2019 Onward

From Overwatch to Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition, here's a recap of all the announcements.

How to Watch Today's 2019-Centric Nintendo Direct

It's looking like a packed 40 minutes or so.

Tomorrow’s Nintendo Direct Will Focus on Luigi’s Mansion 3, Pokemon, and Other 2019 Games

It starts at 3 p.m. PT, and we'll be all over it.

You Can Park Your Ass On a Bench Again In Pokemon Sword and Shield

Shut up, sit down, and drink your Arceus-damned tea.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Will Have Ranked Matchmaking and Rental Teams

Pick up the team you want for ranked.

Fan Makes Morpeko Pokemon Plush That Turns from Sweet to Hangry with a Flip

Give it a hug, but don't let it get too close to your face.

It's Time For Your Pokemon to Get a Poke-Job in Pokemon Sword and Shield

No more wasting away the day in Bill's PC.

What You Need to Know About Tomorrow's Pokemon Sword and Shield News

Some more info about the new Pokemon is set to hit tomorrow.

Pokemon Masters Won't Include Sword and Shield Trainers, At Least At Launch

Sorry y'all, we won't get to hang out with Sonia or Oleana pre-launch.

Will the Switch Pro be a True Upgrade? Making Sense of the Info That Has Emerged Since the Switch Lite Announcement

Even with a new Lite model out, folks are still whispering about an upgraded Switch.

Switch Lite Getting Pokemon Sword and Shield Edition With a Unique Color

Get in the spirit a week ahead of the new Pokemon game.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Gigantamaxing Revealed in New Gameplay, Alongside Version-Exclusive Gym Leaders

There's also some new Pokemon to fill out the Galar Dex.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Producer Again Responds To Backlash Over Not Every Pokemon Making The Pokedex

"This was a very difficult decision for me," says Junichi Masuda.

Vote Here for the USG Best of E3 2019 Community Award!

What did you love most from E3 2019? We want to hear from you!

Pokemon Sword and Shield Won't Have Full National Pokedex, Locking Some Pokemon Out

Only monsters from the Galar Pokedex will be transferable through Pokemon Bank.

Nintendo Direct E3 2019 Recap: Breath of the Wild 2 Megaton Blows Everything Else Away

Also, a new Mana game, tons of ports, and lots more.

Pokemon, Link's Awakening, Luigi's Mansion 3, and More Will Be Playable at E3 2019

If you're going to E3, you can romp with Pokemon, visit a spooky mansion, and dream with a big fish.

Here's the Pokemon Sword and Shield Direct Start Time and Where to Watch It

There's a brand new Nintendo Direct today, which focuses on Pokemon Sword and Shield. Stream it right here.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Direct Coming June 5

A Pokemon Direct heralds the unofficial start of E3's 2019 season.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Pulls Uniqlo T-Shirt Design From Game After Contest Disqualification

The Grand Prize winner was disqualified over a rule violation.

Pokemon Sword and Shield is Being Developed With an Emphasis on Portability

The upcoming Pokemon games are returning to its handheld roots.

Pokemon Sword and Shield's First Trailer Shows Off Idyllic British Countrysides, and Three New Starters

Welcome to the world of Galar and see your three new companions.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Revealed for Nintendo Switch

The eighth Pokemon Generation is finally here.