News: Pokemon Go: New Pokemon & Patch Incoming December 12th

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Patch should be rolling out now

Niantic has confirmed that new Pokemon are coming to Pokemon Go starting December 12th. These new additions are widely believed to be the 100 Pokemon from Johto, from Chikorita to Celebi. In the same token, Niantic announced a deal with cellular company Sprint to expand PokeStops and Gyms to 10,500 locations across the United States. A major...

Rumor: [Report] GameCube Games Coming To Switch Virtual Console

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Upgrade plans also in the works

It sounds like the Virtual Console is about to get cube-ier, as Eurogamer reports that Nintendo is planning to bring GameCube software to the retro games service. Three games in particular have been verified by sources: Super Mario Sunshine, Luigi's Mansion, and Super Smash Bros. Melee. A fourth game, Animal Crossing, is being tested but is not...

Rumor: Report: Nintendo Switch Dock Does Boost Performance For Home Gaming
Tuesday, December 6, 2016

System powered by USB-C

Nintendo Switch rumors rise again as a new report reinforces that the Switch will not only be powered by USB-C, its docking station will provide an extra boost in performance. This news comes, once again, from Laura Kate Dale of Let's Play Video Games, the mastermind of many prior Switch rumors. The Switch's dock uses USB-C as a conduit to...

News: Pokemon Sun & Moon Data Contains Walking Animation For All Pokemon

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Shades of Partner Pokemon from Heart Gold/Soul Silver

Data mining into Pokemon Sun and Moon has uncovered low-polygon walking and running animations for all 802 Pokemon. Credit goes to KazoWAR on Twitter for the discovery. While such a feature makes no appearance in Pokemon Sun and Moon, it has shades of a past feature from Pokemon Heart Gold and Soul Silver: Partner Pokemon that follow your trainer...

Rumor: Pokemon Go X Starbucks: Sponsorship To Debut This Thursday

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Alleged to tie into major Go expansion

An incoming crossover promotion between Pokemon Go and Starbucks strongly hints at the "major" December update for the mobile game. As shared by Reddit user dronep via multiple verified sources, most Starbucks locations across North America will become Pokemon Go PokeStops or Gyms beginning Thursday, December 8th. To tie into the promotion,...

News: Goodbye! BoxBoy!: Trilogy Wraps Up In Japan Next February

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Launches with BoxBoy amiibo

The epic BoxBoy saga will conclude early next year with the third and final entry, Goodbye! BoxBoy!, for a Japanese release of February 2nd, 2017. It follows in the footsteps of the 2014 original and its 2015 sequel. Unlike its two predecessors, Goodbye! BoxBoy! will launch with a retail bundle option, one that includes all three BoxBoy...

amiibo: Here’s How The Zelda Amiibo Will Work With Breath Of The Wild

Monday, December 5, 2016

Unleash treasures from up high

The new series of Legend of Zelda amiibo, celebrating the series' 30th anniversary, went on sale this past Friday. Until then, fans were unsure what exactly these figures will do in future software, but Nintendo's Tumblr page has set the record straight. All four figures in the series will have a specific item unlock in the upcoming Legend of...

News: Pokemon Event PSA: Magearna & More Currently Live

Monday, December 5, 2016

The more you know

With 2016 coming to a close and Pokemon Sun and Moon now out in the wild, there are several Pokemon download events running concurrently across multiple games. There's a lot to juggle, but below is a friendly reminder of every one you'll want to catch as soon as possible. The QR code for downloading Magearna into your copy of Pokemon Sun and...

News: Zelda: Before There Was Twilight Princess, There Was Wind Waker 2

Monday, December 5, 2016

Toon Link was going to ride on horseback

In an interview from the The Legend of Zelda: Art & Artifacts, artist Satoru Takizawa and Illustrator Yusuke Nakano revealed plans for a cancelled follow-up to The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker. Among them were plans for more land-based exploration and horseback riding. From Mr. Takizawa: To tell you the truth, we had begun the initial...

News: Empoleon Joins The Pokken Tournament Arcade Roster (UDATED)

Monday, December 5, 2016

The latest addition goes live December 15th

Original Story: The Pokken Tournament Twitter announced the Pokemon Empoleon will join the arcade version's roster starting December 15th. The Water/Steel type joins the add-on roster of such Pokemon as Darkrai, Scizor, and Croagunk. As of now, little else is known about how Empoleon will play, as no trailer has been released from developer...