Pokémon’s 20th Celebration Rolls into Summer with Manaphy‏

Manaphy

Manaphy

Celebrate the start of summer and 20 years of Pokémon with the appearance of the Mythical Pokémon Manaphy!

Manaphy made its first appearance in Pokémon Diamond and Pokémon Pearl, but Trainers needed to first obtain its Egg in the Nintendo DS game Pokémon Ranger. This extremely rare Mythical Pokémon is now available and easily obtainable for players of Pokémon X, Pokémon Y, Pokémon Omega Ruby, and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire via Nintendo Network. Get this Lv. 100 Manaphy through June 24, 2016 and visit Pokemon.com/20 to learn how to get it! Continue reading

Monopoly: Pokémon – Johto Edition to be released in the second half of 2016

Johto Monopoly

Johto Monopoly

In this special Pokémon Johto Edition of Monopoly, players will travel through all eight Gyms and battle Gym leader Pokémon. Trainer Battle and Professor Elm cards might reward you for Pokémon encounters, or bring an unexpected surprise as players join Pikachu and friends on an adventure through the Johto region.

2-6 players
Ages 8+

Contains:

  • 6 Collectible Tokens: Pikachu, Totodile, Togepi, Chikorita, Cyndaquil and Pichu
  • 1 Custom Designed Game Board featuring the Johto Region
  • Assorted Houses are renamed Poke Marts, Hotels are renamed Pokemon Centers
  • Assorted Community Chest and Chance Cards renamed Trainer Battle and Professor Elm
  • Assorted Custom themed Monopoly money
  • Instructions

Releasing Q3 2016, MSRP $44.95

The Pokémon Company International reveals their first-ever Super Bowl commercial

The Pokémon Company International today unveiled a new TV commercial that will air during Super Bowl 50 on Sunday, February 7. The ad, shot in Rio de Janeiro, explores ambition, drive, and training, concepts that every Pokémon Trainer is familiar with. It celebrates the millions of Pokémon fans around the world who will enjoy identifying all of the hidden Pokémon references in the ad. It ends with a call to action for all those who strive to achieve their dreams: Train On. A 30-second version of the ad will be aired at the beginning of the third quarter of Super Bowl 50. An extended version can be viewed above. Continue reading

Official blurb revealed for Pokémon TCG: Mythical Pokémon Collection – Mew

Rare and mysterious, Mythical Pokémon arrive when they choose and disappear just as quickly! Step forward into a new level of play with the Pokémon TCG: Mythical Pokémon Collection – Mew! Contains: 1 Never-before-seen foil promo card featuring Mew 1 Mew collector’s pin 2 Special Pokémon TCG: Generations booster packs to expand your collection! 1 Code card for the Pokémon Trading Card Game Online

The box will retail for $12.99 and releases February 22, 2016.

Pokémon the Movie: Diancie and the Cocoon of Destruction – Now Available as Digital Download and iBook‏

The Pokémon Company International is excited to announce that Pokémon the Movie: Diancie and the Cocoon of Destruction is now available for digital download from iTunes and Amazon (MSRP: $14.99) and A Pokémon Super Story! Diancie and the Cocoon of Destruction, an interactive companion to the movie, is now available on iTunes for $4.99. The movie will be coming soon to Google Play. (no word on if/when it will be coming to Xbox Video or other video services) Continue reading

New Pokémon XY&Z animated series to air with new forms of Zygarde and Greninja!‏

The next Pokémon animation series, Pokémon XY&Z, airs this fall in Japan.

Tune in to learn what’s brewing within the Legendary Pokémon Zygarde and the mysterious changes coming to Ash’s Greninja!

Press release: Pokémon GO Allows Players to Catch ‘em All in the Real World

Pokémon, Niantic, and Nintendo Collaborating on New Mobile Pokémon Game Slated for Launch in 2016

TOKYO, JAPAN — September 10, 2015 — The Pokémon Company, Niantic, Inc., and Nintendo Co., Ltd. today announced their collaboration on a new project for mobile devices called Pokémon GO. This ground breaking mobile game will encourage fans to search far and wide in the real world to discover Pokémon. Pokémon GO will be available for download at no charge on the App Store and Google Play in 2016.

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