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Pokemon Masters Already Has 5 Million Pre-Registrations

You get to be a Pokemon Master! And you get to be a Pokemon Master!

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.

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Pokemon Sword and Shield Will Have Ranked Matchmaking and Rental Teams

Pick up the team you want for ranked.

Pokemon Masters Already Has 5 Million Pre-Registrations

You get to be a Pokemon Master! And you get to be a Pokemon Master!

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 Go Catches One Billion Downloads

Three years since its debut, Pokemon Go endures like a Metapod that's used "Harden" 100 times.

Pokemon Masters Has a Tentative Release Date, Pre-Registration is Live

Just be aware that it isn't set in stone.

Why Pokemon Masters Won't Have PvP

Pokemon Masters will have co-op, but you won't be able to take the fight to your friends at all.

7 Classic Trainers We Spotted in Our Pokemon Masters Hands-On That Fans Will Remember Fondly

We got extensive hands-on time with Pokemon Masters. Here are some of the cool trainers from deep in Pokemon history that we spotted.

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.

The Pokemon Company is Teaming Up With Tencent to Make Even More Pokemon Mobile Games

Even more mobile Pokemon could be on the way.

Pokemon Masters Has You Work With Friends To Dominate Poke-Hell Island

"Some of you will form alliances, though we don't recommend it."

Starting Screen | A Reminder for Fans Raging About Pokemon Sword and Shield: Every New Entry is Somebody's First

In this exciting issue: I recall dismissing Pokemon Ruby and Sapphire as "lazy" back in 2002.

Pokemon Masters Brings 3-on-3 Trainer Battles to Mobile This Summer

You want to be the very best? Better get in line.

Pokemon Go's Next Community Day is All About Mudkip

Word on the vine is that everybody likes Mudkips.

We're Going to Learn a Lot More About DeNa's Pokemon Masters Mobile Game Later This Week

The Pokemon Company is prepping a livestream event just for Pokemon Masters.

Pokemon Sword and Shield's Dynamax Adds Dramatic Flair to Gym Battles

Pokemon are living large on the Nintendo Switch.

All the New Pokemon We Saw in Today's Pokemon Direct

Pokemon Sword and Shield's Galar region has all kinds of new friends who want to meet (and eat) you.

Pokemon Masters is a New Smartphone Game That Lets You Team Up With Famous Gym Leaders

A new DeNA Pokemon game that focuses on famous trainers.

Pokemon Sleep Wants to Turn "Sleep Into Entertainment"

The Pokemon Company wants to game sleep like it gamed walking.

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 Go Eevee - Evolving Eevee into Glaceon and Leafeon

Evolving Eevee in Pokemon Go. How to evolve your Pokemon GO Eevee into one of its five forms: Vaporeon, Flareon, Jolteon, Espeon, or Umbreon in 2019.

Geodude Evolved into the Mascot of Japan’s Iwate Prefecture

Geodude might get massacred by Grass-types in Pokemon battles, but he's a real swell mascot.

Pokemon Rumble Rush Revealed and Yes, It's Another Mobile Game

Let's get ready to rumble, pika pika.

Detective Pikachu Roundtable: What We Think After Seeing the New Live-Action Pokemon Movie

Which Pokemon won Detective Pikachu? Is it the best video game movie ever? And who is the best human character outside of Bill Nighy?

Pokemon Go Gets Its First Wild Legendary Pokemon Drop

You can try and catch at least one of the three legendary Lake Trio Pokemon, provided you're on certain continents.

The Detective Pikachu Movie is Getting a Sweet Graphic Novel Adaptation

Detective Pikachu is coming to the funny pages.

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.

Mysterious New Pokemon Mobile Game Revealed by Job Listing

I'm hoping for a game that lets you wander a nuclear wasteland as a well-armed and battle-hardened Bidoof.

Official Detective Pikachu Deer Stalker Hat is Ridiculously Cute

Pick up your missing father's trail while looking adorable, or just don't bother at all.

The Latest Pokemon Go Update Lets You See Like a Braviary

Now you can see for miles and miles in Pokemon Go. Or up to the next PokeStop, anyway.

Sorry Pokemon Fans, Your Gold-Plated Cards from Burger King Aren't Worth Squat

Burger King's Pokemon cards from 1999 look kind of nice and they're fun to remember, but they're barely worth the cost of a milkshake.

The Next Pokemon Movie is Going to Be CGI

Mewtwo strikes back this Summer, but he's leaving cel-based animation in 1998.

Pokémon Let's Go and the Detective Pikachu Trailer Both Nail Something Crucial

We all want to live in a Pokemon world, and Game Freak knows it.

All the Pokemon in the Detective Pikachu Trailer From Greninja to Charizard

Which Pokemon will appear in live-action?

Pokemon Go's Meltan Has An Evolution Called Melmetal

Also, Professor Oak might be dead.

These Edvard Munch-Inspired Pokemon Cards Encapsulate Everything About 2018

"PIKACHU used SCREAM! We all related!"

Zekrom and Reshiram Will Soon Be Available in Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon: Here Are the Dates and Locations to Get Them

Another duo of legendaries hits Nintendo 3DS' final outing for Pokemon.

Why Team Skull is the Best Pokemon Villain Team of Them All

We ranked all of the Pokemon villain teams, and Team Skull came out on top, obviously.

Report: A Remake of the First Pokemon Movie, Mewtwo Strikes Back, is Coming Next Year

Mewtwo's coming back to teach us a lesson many of us forgot.

Pokemon Go Global Challenge Will Unlock Zapdos Day on July 21

The next part of the Pokemon Go Fest offers up the legendary lightning Pokemon.

Pokemon Go PokeCoins - How to Earn More PokeCoins in Gyms, Events and Pokestops

PokeCoins are an important resource in Pokemon GO. Here's how to get more of them.

Pokemon GO Candy and Stardust Guide - How to Get Candy and Stardust

Get more Candy and Stardust to strengthen your Pokémon in Pokémon GO.

Pokemon Quest is a Grind-a-Thon Unless You're Willing to Front Some Cash

My kingdom ($17.99) for a Snorlax couch.

Why Pokemon Switch Almost Certainly Won't be Released in 2018

A 2018 release for Pokemon Switch would break two decades of precedent.

Report: Pokemon Switch Will Be Generation Eight, With New Mechanics

No half-step for Nintendo's latest console.

Pokemon Go Celebrates Pokemon Day With Exclusive Pikachu

But Pikachu has a new hat!

Pokémon Go Will Have Dragonites Aplenty This Weekend

This is your best chance to evolve a kick-ass Dragonite, unless you really adore walking 5 km for one Dratini candy.

Someone Gifted (or Cursed) an Olympic Figure Skater with a Pokémon Plushie

Um, is a Gengar plush a gift or a threat...?

Rayquaza Joins Pokemon Go as Its Newest Legendary

Gotta catch 'em all, right?

Pokemon Go Could Be Getting a Proper In-Game Story

Quest objectives, and animations for human characters.

Detective Pikachu Is Coming To America With A New Amiibo

We're making the movie, so that means we get the game.

Pokemon Go Ends Support For Older iPhones and iPads

Niantic makes Pokemon Go iOS 11 or bust.

Pokémon GO - How to Use Poké Balls, Potions, Eggs, Razz Berries - Consumable Items

How to get and use each item in Pokémon Go.

Pokemon Go Receives iPhone-Exclusive AR+ Features Today

Apple's ARKit powers improvements to the iOS version of Pokemon Go.

Here's the Problem With Ryan Reynolds Voicing Detective Pikachu

A big city Pikachu needs a big ol voice.

Pokemon Lifetime Global Shipments Cross 300 Million

The Pokemon juggernaut will never die.

Pokemon Ultra Sun and Moon Sells 1.2 Million In Three Days

Folks will never tire of the Pokemon.

Pokemon's Detective Pikachu Movie Captures Its Lead

Not Pikachu, the kid who ferries Pikachu around.

Pokémon Go: How To Save Battery and Play for Longer

If Pokémon GO is eating up your smartphone's battery power, try these handy power-saving tricks.

Brock and Misty Return to the Pokémon Anime

The band's getting back together!...For a couple of episodes, anyway.

Pokemon Go Adding Legendary Pokemon At Pokemon Go Fest

As part of the one-year anniversary, the biggest and baddest Pokemon are incoming.

Pokemon Go Update Adds Raid Battles, Bringing More Social and Cooperative Play

The new update for Pokemon Go rethinks the game's Gyms.

What Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon Might Say About the Series' Future on the Switch

And what to expect from the upcoming enhanced version.

Magikarp Jump Spins a Pet Death Revisionist Fantasy

Like that time your parent said your dog went off to retire on a farm.

Pokemon Company Surprises With Magikarp Jump For Mobile

Magikarp is the hero we need and deserve.

Pichu and Togepi Freed From Their Egg Prisons in New Pokemon Go Update

The new Pokemon Go update is live and trainers have already started catching new Pokemon.

Pokemon Go Adding More Pokemon, Further Details on Dec 12

Niantic looks like it'll be updating Pokemon Go with more Pokemon soon.

Detective Pikachu Picks Up Shark Tale, Goosebumps Director

Rob Letterman has signed on to direct the Pokemon live-action film.

Pokemon Sun and Moon Finds Sales Success on the Pokemon Go Train

Pokemon Sun and Moon sell 3.7 million in the Americas, just over 7.1 million worldwide.

Pokemon Sun and Moon's Final Starter Evolutions Revealed, Red and Blue Return

Another Pokemon Sun/Moon trailer shows off even more new features and Pokemon.

Pokemon Sun and Moon Starter Evolutions Detailed, Demo Coming Oct 18

Here's a look at the new upgrades for your starting friend.

Pokemon Company CEO Reinforces NX Hybrid Console Reports

Oh, a Pokemon game is coming to NX. Shocking, I know.

Fall Games Preview 2016: Pokémon Sun and Moon Grant Us a Change in Scenery

Pokémon Sun and Moon will change things up a bit, but so far it looks like all's well under the grand Alolan sun.

Pokemon Generations' First Short Recaptures That Game Boy Spirit

Pokemon Generations kicks off with a retrospective into the series and a look at the police in the world of Pokemon.

Pokemon Go Buddy Update Live, Lets You Earn Candy for Walking

Now your Pokemon Go walks can include a friend.

Pokemon Go Passes 500 Million Downloads Worldwide

Niantic's mobile hit may have dimmed a bit, but it's still hitting great numbers.

Pokemon Sun and Moon Are Set 12 Hours Apart, Feature Chubby Raticate

None of the new features compare to a Raticate living the good life.

Mined Pokémon GO Data Hints an Easier, More Personal Method of Leveling up Pokémon is Coming

A "Buddy System" buried in Pokémon GO's code indicates we may soon be able to earn candies for a Pokémon by walking with it.

The Struggle Between Rattata and Yungoos in Pokemon Sun and Moon is a Neat Bit of World-Building

Alola, Yungoos, and Dark-Type Rattatas: A tale of fragile ecosystems that's based on the real world.

Pokemon Go Loses Millions of Users as the Hype Settles Down

Niantic's Pokemon Go has drops around 14 million of users, but it's still doing damn good.

Cover Story: A Day at the 2016 Pokémon World Championships Made Me Wonder if I Could Be a Master Again Too

Kat spends a day meeting competitors, watching battles, and remembering why she fell in love with Pokémon in the first place.

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