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  • Blog Post: Realistic Pokémon Artist Tackles Steelix And Onix Tackling Each Other

    The latest from Pokémon artist RJ Palmer pits Steelix against Onix, and throws in a handful of other Pokémon for good measure. It's hard to miss Steelix and Onix above, and you will also see Heatran and Haxorus in the foreground. You might, however, miss the Sableyes trying to get involved... More
  • Blog Post: Picross Getting The Pokémon Treatment Next Month

    A new free-to-play (or free-to-start, as Nintendo prefers) Picross and Pokémon mash-up is coming in December. Along with your standard Picross puzzle mechanics, the game also has some light collecting mechanics as completing the pictures puzzles of the Pokémon means you collect that Pokémon... More
  • Blog Post: Sableye Is An Alien From Kentucky And Mareep Is An Android's Dream In Pokémon

    Most Pokémon have a real-world point of reference, and the latest episode of Did You Know Gaming details some of the stranger overlaps. The two outlined in the headline come from a Kentucky family describing a meeting with aliens and a reference to Philip K. Dick's science fiction novel, Do... More
  • Blog Post: Pokémon Snap Began Its Life As A Jack And The Beanstalk Game

    Pokémon Snap wasn't always a Pokémon game. In fact, the inclusion of Pokémon was apparently met with some resistance initially. A recent episode of Did You Know Gaming looks at the history of the surprisingly popular Pokémon offshoot, and how it came to exist. As a random... More
  • Blog Post: Would You Like A Pokémon With That? McDonald's Offering Hoopa Next Month

    The Pokémon Company and McDonald's are teaming up next month in a promotion that features the mythical Pokémon Hoopa, trading cards, and Happy Meal Toys. The Pokémon Omega Ruby and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Happy Meal will be available from November 27 through December 23... More
  • Blog Post: Real World Pokémon Gym Opening In Japan Next Month

    Part Pokémon-focused arcade, part augmented reality Pokémon experience, Japan is getting a Pokémon Gym, and it's opening next month. The facility is being called a "hands-on edutainment facility" according to a translation from Siliconera and is being billed as a social... More
  • Blog Post: After Pokémon And Dark Souls, Twitch Is Now Attempting To Play Fallout 3

    After TwitchPlaysPokémon, watching Twitch facilitate the crowd-source playing of video games has become a strange phenomenon. Fallout 3 is the latest to participate in the trend. You can find the stream by heading here . Things are going... slow. As it turns out, Fallout 3 is a very complicated... More
  • Blog Post: Get A Good Look At Luchador Pikachu In Pokkén Tournament

    We've seen the mysterious masked Pikachu before, but this trailer offers an extended look and the electric mouse luchador in action. Pokkén Tournament – a Pokémon fighting game that has some roots in the Tekken franchise – is coming to Wii U next year . It's actually... More
  • Blog Post: Boston Police Prevent Violent Plot At The 2015 Pokémon World Championship

    The 2015 Pokémon World Championship took place in Boston this weekend, and police are reporting it arrested of a pair of men on Friday threatening violence against attendees. According to a report from myfoxboston.com , police were alerted to threats on social media and the pair, 18-year-old Kevin... More
  • Blog Post: Reader Discussion: What Video Game Universes Deserve Their Own Theme Parks?

    Disney announced plans for a Star Wars theme park today and we learned in May Nintendo has theme park plans as well . What video game universes would you like to explore in a theme park setting? Would you want to walk through tall grass and have wild creatures attack you Pokémon world? Experience... More
  • Blog Post: We're All Prisoners Of Operant Conditioning Chambers (And We Love It)

    YouTube channel RagnarRox recently dove into the idea of continuous rewards and how it's far from a concept invented by video games. In the video, RagnarRox discusses the operant conditioning chamber or Skinner box, which is an experiment about distributing rewards, and how it applies to video games... More
  • Blog Post: This Pokémon Blue Speedrun will Break Your Mind

    Games Done Quick speedrunners ripped through Pokémon Blue and all 150 Pokémon in under two hours, and then raced the game blindfolded for kicks. Games Done Quick, which is still going strong and has raised just over $800,000 for Doctors Without Borders, is no stranger to impressive displays... More
  • Blog Post: See All 45 Of Yoshi Woolly World's Amiibo Transformations

    YouTube users GeneralSecura and Master0fHyrule worked together to craft a video showcasing all of Yoshi's Amiibo transformations in the upcoming Yoshi's Woolly World. The game released in Japan on July 16 (it's planned for release in October 16 in North America) which is why footage of all... More
  • Blog Post: Dave & Buster's Arcade Chain Considering Bringing Pokkén Tournament To North America

    Pokkén Tournament, the Pokémon/Tekken hybrid arcade game, may be heading to North America by way of Dave & Busters. In a reddit AMA with Kevin Bachus, Dave & Buster's senior vice president of entertainment & game strategy, he remarked on the possibility of bringing the game... More
  • Blog Post: Trailer Released For New Pokémon Hoopa Unbound

    Yesterday, The Pokémon Company announced Hoopa and the Clash of Ages , and it has paired yesterday’s announcement with a look at Hoopa’s in-game variant. Though there are currently no details about when or how players can get their hands on Hoopa Unbound, curious parties can at least... More
  • Blog Post: Watch The New Pokémon Movie Trailer Starring Hoopa

    The new Pokémon movie, Hoopa and the Clash of Ages, was revealed in Cannes this week along with a new teaser trailer. The feature film will star the familiar faces of Ash and Pikachu, along with new characters and most importantly, a new Pokémon. Ash's adventures bring him to a desert... More
  • Blog Post: Pokémon: Symphonic Evolutions Concert Tour Announces 30 New Tour Dates

    The Pokémon: Symphonic Evolutions concert series is getting a fresh set of dates in North America and Australia. Originally confined to a handful of dates in the United States, the tour is now expanding to include dates in Canada, Mexico, and Australia. The United States side of the tour will... More
  • Blog Post: Get A Free Latios Or Latias In Pokémon Omega Ruby Or Alpha Sapphire Today

    Depending on what version of the recent Pokémon you played, either Omega Ruby or Alpha Sapphire, you got either a Latios or Latias during the storyline. Now's your chance to get the other one. By booting up Omega Ruby or Alpha Sapphire today and going to Mystery Gift, Receive Gift, and then... More
  • Blog Post: Learn About Pokémon's Humble Roots As A Self-Published Fan Magazine

    Learn how Game Freak, the developer behind Pokémon, actually began its life as a self-published video game magazine. The latest video from Did You Know Gaming covers this and other facts about the creation and development of Pokémon, covering where creator Satoshi Tajiri got the idea for... More
  • Blog Post: Level-5 Teaming Up With Hasbro To Bring The Popular In Japan Yo-Kai Watch To North America

    We probably won't see the results of this partnership until 2016, but plans are in motion to bring the hugely popular in Japan Yo-Kai Watch to North America. Yo-Kai Watch is somewhat similar to Pokémon in both concept and popularity. Level-5's 3DS Yo-Kai Watch games have sold more than... More
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