The Pokémon Company's Japanese YouTube channel posted a new trailer for Pokémon Omega Ruby and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire, kicking things off with a little Game Boy Advance nostalgia. After that we have a nice overview of the game's features, from Mega Evolutions to Secret Bases, Pikachu dress-up action, and more. Hit the jump to watch!
One of the promised Pokémon X and Pokémon Y distributions is here, with participating GameStop stores now offering a special code card that unlocks Diancie. The distribution runs through November 16, and players will be able to transfer Diancie to Pokémon Omega Ruby and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire when the full remakes hit Nintendo 3DS on November 21. Hit the jump for a preview.
Earlier this morning Nintendo announced plans to make a Pokémon Omega Ruby and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Dual Pack available in North America. The special set will be available exclusively at Best Buy retail outlets, or online at BestBuy.com and Amazon, and will run you $79.98. More after the jump.
The Pokémon Company has something special for its younger would-be trainers in the form of another free Pokémon app. Camp Pokémon offers up a variety of activities—from finding Pokémon to tests of knowledge, a photo booth, and more—and it's now available on iOS devices. Hit the jump for a video intro.
There’s a tradition in Japan when it comes to New Year’s Eve known as “osechi,” which is comprised of several different types of foods. It’s all in a bid to wish for good luck in the year still to come, while allowing those who want to enjoy seasonal holiday food to have more “gourmet” offerings for osechi around. Hit the jump for more!
The official Pokémon website recently unveiled two more new Mega Evolutions, with Steelix and Glalie joining in on the powered-up action. There's a Mega Steelix page and a Mega Glalie page now, along with some screens and info for each. Hit the jump for more.
While not quite as extensive or artful as their Hayao Miyazaki tribute, this year's Simpsons Season 26 ‘Treehouse Of Horror XXV’ did manage an anime gag that otaku are sure to appreciate. Parodying 2001's The Others, the family is confronted with their original 1987 The Tracey Ullman Show incarnation... as well as few notable others.
In honor of Halloween, a special site for kowa (scary) Pokémon has launched, with plenty of X and Y's mystery ghost girl as well as a special treat for manga readers, a tribute work by "Prince of Horror" Junji Ito! The tribute art by the acclaimed and influential author of Tomie, Uzumaki and Gyo is featured on digital wallpaper and in a special limited t-shirt give-away. Get a look after the jump.