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  • Blog Post: Pokémon's Original Creators Reminisce About 20 Years And Broken Computers

    As part of The Pokémon Company's celebration of 20 years of pocket monsters, it has released a pair of videos interviewing those who have been there since the beginning. Below, you will find a video with Junichi Masuda, a Pokémon game director who started as a programmer and sound designer... More
  • Blog Post: [Update] Fan Trailer For Detective Pikachu Stars Danny DeVito's Voice

    Update: The saga continues. A dedicated Danny-DeVito-as-Pikachu fan, youtube user Tealhollow1, has created a pretty amusing version of the Detective Pikachu trailer with voice clips from DeVito's movies and shows inserted into it. You can watch it here: [Source: Youtube ] Original Story (January... More
  • Blog Post: New T-Shirt Design Combines Pikachu And Star Wars' BB-8

    The Force is choosing you. Just let it in with this new Pokemon and The Force Awakens mash-up T-shirt. Now available on TeePublic.com, the shirt combines Pikachu’s color scheme and pointy mouse ears with the robot body of BB-8. BB-8 is the new droid featured prominently in trailers and marketing... More
  • Blog Post: Learn About The Unproduced Majora's Mask Skull Kid Amiibo And Other Facts

    The latest from YouTube channel Did You Know Gaming looks at the highly popular amiibo. Amiibo haven't been around for very long, but already they seem like an important part of Nintendo's business model moving forward. I think it's safe to expect an affiliated amiibo or two alongside every... More
  • Blog Post: Give Into Pikachu Dark Side With This Limited Time Shirt

    We've never wondered where Pikachu gets hit electric powers, but it seems that he might be a sith lord. It's not unusual for Ript Apparel to combine Star Wars with Pokémon, but today's shirt is particularly awesome and totally worth dropping an 11 spot on. Ript Apparel sells a new... More
  • Blog Post: What Would Other Nintendo Characters Look Like In Samus' Zero Suit?

    Spoiler: Wario is surprisingly busty. Talented Tumblr artist Xyrafhoan decided to create a series of works that shows familiar Nintendo universe characters dressed as Samus from Metroid. As you can see, the results are pretty amusing. Thanks to GI community member GI Droid for the tip. Source: Tumblr More
  • Blog Post: Reader Discussion: Did You Pick Up Any Amiibos?

    Amiibos are here, and if pictures on social media are any indication, they appear to be popular. Did you pick any up? I grabbed a Link because I am a big Zelda fan ( you can see my unboxing video here ), and I like the idea of unlocking Zelda stuff in other Nintendo games. I don't feel compelled... More
  • Blog Post: Pikachu Is Not An Intimidating Samurai

    Samurai are intimidating sword masters, but as it turns out, when they dress of up as Pikachu, a lot of that intimidation is diminished. This special customized Pikachu samurai armor comes from DeviantArt user Andihandro , who specializes in cosplay and bizarre armor. Along with all the customized pieces... More
  • Blog Post: Terrifying Pikachu Statue Is Made Of Nightmares And Horror

    A terrifying sculpture of Pikachu made of nightmares and misguided cloning aspirations has appeared online to haunt your sleep. The piece comes from artist @okjojoijojfoai , and was posted on their blog earlier this month . It's one part Pikachu, one part bug-type Pokémon, and a few parts... More
  • Blog Post: Artist Mashes Up Iconic Video Game Characters Young And Old

    Commissioned by a friend of an artist known only by reddit username, karlijoy , these three pieces mash up a number of video game characters for use as backgrounds on a three-monitor setup. When asked about more of his work and whether he takes freelance submissions, karlijoy said "I'm primarily... More
  • Blog Post: Cyber Monday T-Shirt Grab Bag Sale

    Many of you have probably been bargain-hunting all Thanksgiving weekend, but there are still great deals to be found. Today is Cyber Monday, the online shopping day of the year, and TeeFury is holding a particularly special sale. TeeFury has a grab bag sale every few months, offering T-shirts at reduced... More
  • Blog Post: Evolve Your Wardrobe With This X-Mon Tee

    Today's TeeFury special is a Pokémon/X-Men mash-up, perfect for fans of both series. The shirt comes in three colors: blue, silver, and red - all of which are versions of Pokémon games. Coincidence? I think not. Created by artist " harebrained ", the design features Pikachu... More
  • Blog Post: Pokémon Company Confirms New Mewtwo With Animated Clip

    Earlier this month , images of a new Pokémon with a striking resemblance to Mewtwo appeared online, sparking debate over who or what this new Mewtwo is. A short video clip from Pokémon Company International may answer your questions, or stoke the debate fire. This new Pokémon is... More
  • Blog Post: Nintendo Has An XL Surprise For Pokémaniacs

    Nintendo has revealed that it's bringing the 3DS XL's Pikachu Edition to North America in a few weeks. If the idea of having a bright-yellow handheld isn't enough, Nintendo is offering a few additional deals in an attempt to woo shoppers. The system and a 4GB SD memory card will retail for... More
  • Blog Post: Japanese Pikachu 3DS Makes Cameo Appearance In US Pokémon Mystery Dungeon Commercial

    Back in August of last year, Japan revealed a region exclusive Pikachu 3DS XL with no indication that it was coming to the United States. The latest U.S. commercial for Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Gates To Infinity, however, shows a player using the adorable device. Does this mean we'll be getting... More
  • Blog Post: Here's Some Cool Pokemon Art You Didn't Draw

    How old would Ash be after he finally caught every single pokémon in the world? What would he do do celebrate? Would pikachu have to pick up a bartending job to help support him? All of these ideas are explored in this sweet piece of game inspired art. If you act fast, you might be able to snag... More
  • Blog Post: Japan's Pikachu 3DS XL Looks Like It Wants To Hug You

    This model of the 3DS XL is only coming to Japan (for now), but that doesn't mean you can't look at it and strongly consider trying to import it. You can only get it at Pokemon Centers in Japan by pre-ordering it between August 25 and September 14, which will probably make importing it difficult... More
  • Blog Post: Pokémon Conquest Should Have Looked Like This

    Pokémon Conquest takes place in feudal Japan ( we think ), and it would have been amazing if it looked closer to the art featured here. Conquest is a pretty good game, but it never seemed to fully embrace its feudal Japan setting. You can check out our review of the game here , and our Pokémon... More
  • Blog Post: How To Catch A Real Pikachu

    How do you find a real life Pikachu? Photoshop a kitten and hand it a taser. Look this isn’t the funniest video we’ve ever endorsed, but it’s watchable. It’s got a cute kitten and the dude totally get’s electrified at the end. Sorry to spoil the ending for you, but would... More
  • Blog Post: Pikachu Celebrates Ten Years In Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade By Inviting Friends

    For the past ten years, Pikachu has been the Pokémon ambassador for the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. This year the adorable electric Pokémon will celebrate the milestone alongside two brand new friends from the upcoming Pokémon Black and Pokémon White. Reshiram and... More
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