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The Most Baffling Survivors of the Pokemon Sword and Shield Pokedex Cull

Who knows where the whims of fate may lead us?

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.

Pokemon Sword and Shield's Worst Pokemon Are a Reference to Actual Prehistoric Mistakes

When Gideon Mantell accidentally mixed up early Iguanodon fossils, at least no living creatures suffered.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Buries Some Deep, Sometimes Dark Lore in its Trading Cards

Hold up y'all, I think that Ghost-type kid is a zombie.

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

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

Galarian Meowth: Oh My God, What the Hell

The U.K. is free of rabies, but Galar seemingly isn't.

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's Endgame Has a Heartfelt Sidestory

Catchin' the love alongside the Legendaries.

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

It looks more frightening than it really is.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Has Proof Pokemon Are Our Friends, Not Just Servants

Are you worthy of being a Pokemon's friend? Probably not, but at least Sword and Shield lets you try.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Online Deep Dive: What it's Like to Battle, Trade, and Explore the Vibrant Wild Area

The servers are on, and the players are trickling in. Here's what it's like to interact with them.

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 is Lovely and Warm, but Not a Next-Gen Pokemon Game

Game Freak prefers to make us cozy on the Switch instead of breaking barriers.

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 Masters Roadmap Aims to Make the Game Actually Fun to Play

Pokemon Masters is about to use a Hyper Potion on its problems.

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."

Team Rocket's Leaders Have Arrived in Pokemon Go, And It's Gonna Get Messy

I would walk 500 miles to witness a Pokemon soap opera.

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.

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

Panic! At the London Pokemon Center.

Sirfetch'd Loves Britain's Big Leeks: 7 Cool Facts We Learned From Today's Pokemon Sword and Shield Interviews

You'd be surprised what a Pokemon game can teach you about vegetables.

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 Go is Finally Getting Online Matchmaking in 2020

You'll still have to walk to go online though.

This Ghastly Gastly is Already 2019's Pokemon Pumpkin of the Year

We get it, Gastly. You vape.

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 Go’s Upcoming Halloween Event Does Even More to Taunt Poor Mimikyu

Niantic heard you like Pikachu, so here's a Pikachu dressed as Mimikyu who's dressed as Pikachu.

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 Go Players Will Soon Be Able to Nominate and Evaluate Their Local Stops With a New Tool

Niantic's Wayfarer looks to curate your local PokeStop offerings.

Sobble's Popularity Surprised Game Freak, Plus More Interesting Facts About Pokemon Sword and Shield's Starters

Pokemon Sword and Shield's starters can't wait to meet you. Except Sobble. It's shy.

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.

New Team Rocket Admins are Preparing to Make Trouble in Pokemon Go

Cliff is evil, but his goatee game is on point.

Pokemon Masters Uses Struggle. It's Not Very Effective

The latest Pokemon mobile game is falling fast after a strong debut.

Reaction: Pokemon Sword and Shield's 18 Gyms is a Good Start, But It Needs More

Pokemon's got a lot of work ahead before it proves itself on consoles.

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.

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

Sonia needs our help, apparently.

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

The Sword-exclusive duck knight is stoic and perfect.

Pokemon Go Gets Its First Batch Of Pokemon From Gen 5 Today

Tepig fans of the world unite.

Terrified People Want to Know What's in Pokemon's Sausages

If you think too deeply about the curry you make in Sword and Shield, questions bubble to the surface of your mind.

How to Watch Today's 2019-Centric Nintendo Direct

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

Pokemon Masters Cruises Past 10 Million Downloads Within 4 Days

To catch users is its real test; to retain them is its cause.

Report: The Pokemon Company is More Interested in Mobile Monetization Than Nintendo

The two companies are said to differ significantly when it comes to in-app purchases.

Pokemon Go Gets Its First Gen 5 Pokemon Next Month

Here comes the Unova region.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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