Hey, Spinda, what are you doing in Lumiose City?
In partnership with The Pokémon Company International, PokéCollection has revealed new information on Pokémon TCG: Plasma Blast!
Pokémon TCG: Plasma Blast
Releasing in August, Plasma Blast will feature Genesect and Volcarona theme decks, as well as booster packs with Dialga, Palkia, Porygon-Z, and Genesect. Watch the reveal video after the cut! Read more »
French Pokémon fan site Pokémon Espace has joined PidgiNet as an affiliate! Welcome, Pokémon Espace!
We’ve reorganized our affiliation system, too – most affiliates, including Pokémon Espace, will now be categorized under “Friends”, while those sites that have continually gone out of their way to help PidgiNet excel are listed under “Partners”.
Pokémon TCG: Team Plasma Tins
As our best friends at Pokécardex revealed late last month from French distributor Asmodée, The Pokémon Company International will be releasing three tins in the fall. These tins will include four Black & White Series booster packs, a TCGO code card, and a Pokémon-EX card that matches the Pokémon on the tin — Deoxys, Thundurus, or Lugia.
Today, ACD Distribution posted the first news of these tins for the United States. To be called the Pokémon TCG: Team Plasma Tins, the items will retail for $17.99 USD. The release date has yet to be given, but early September is expected. The product description is below.
Harness the ruthless power of Team Plasma, confound your foes, and bring a new devastating dimension to your battles with the Pokémon TCG: Team Plasma Tin! Each of these awesome tins contains 1 of 3 powerful Team Plasma Pokémon-EX as a special foil card, 4 Black & White Series booster packs, and a BONUS code card for the Pokémon Trading Card Game Online.
Nintendo Direct Also Announces Wii U Games Shown at E3 2013 to be Playable at Select Best Buy Stores
Sonic and Tails on the Tornado from Sonic Lost World
REDMOND, Wash., May 17, 2013 – The next title in SEGA’s Sonic the Hedgehog franchise will be exclusive to Nintendo’s Wii U home console and Nintendo 3DS portable system. Nintendo Global President Satoru Iwata announced the details of a new partnership with SEGA during a new Nintendo Direct video announcement today. Sonic Lost World is a new action platforming game, and more information about it will be announced before the E3 2013 video game trade show begins on June 11.
The Nintendo Direct also announced Mario & Sonic at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games for Wii U, and revealed that additional SEGA Game Gear games would be coming to the Virtual Console service for Nintendo 3DS. Outside of SEGA news, Nintendo announced that select Wii U games featured at E3 2013 will soon be playable at participating Best Buy stores, the launch date for New Super Luigi U, new Pikmin 3 game details and additional information about a variety of previously announced Wii U and Nintendo 3DS games.
“The onetime rivalry between Mario and Sonic has grown into a friendship that has never been closer,” said Nintendo of America President and COO Reggie Fils-Aime. “These announcements in conjunction with SEGA demonstrate the commitment we have to bringing great games to the Wii U platform, and set the stage for our upcoming announcements at E3.”
To view the Nintendo Direct in its entirety, visit http://www.nintendo.com/nintendo-direct. Today’s announcements included:
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Pokémon TCG logo
Intrafin, a gaming distributor based in Belgium, has posted the first name of the ninth set in the Black & White TCG series. The set, named Plasma Blast, will primarily include cards from Japan’s Megalo Cannon set and the Blastoise + Kyurem-EX Combo Deck. Keep checking back on PidgiPress for the next information on what may be our final set before X & Y!
Four Brand-New Pokémon, the New Region, and Official Package Art Revealed for the First Time
LONDON, UK —May 14, 2013— When Pokémon fans begin their thrilling 3D adventure in Pokémon X or Pokémon Y this October, they will be transported into an entirely new region called Kalos. A mysterious place that is shaped like a star, Kalos is a region where players will encounter beautiful forests, thriving cities, and many never-before-seen Pokémon. The central city of this breathtaking region is Lumiose City, a metropolis featuring a tower that is set to become an iconic structure in Pokémon X and Pokémon Y.
Kalos region map
While exploring the Kalos region, Trainers will encounter many new Pokémon that they can battle, catch, and add to their Pokédex. A Trainer is only as good as the Pokémon he or she befriends. Seven new Pokémon debuting in Pokémon X and Pokémon Y were introduced earlier this year—and today, four additional Pokémon are being revealed for the first time. These Pokémon add to the more than 640 Pokémon that have been encountered in previous games. Read more »