This morning The Pokémon Company and Bandai Namco Games announced a collaboration that will bring Pokkén Tournament to arcades in Japan. Now you can get a better look at some of the in-progress footage for an idea of how the Pokémon meets Tekken action will play after the jump.
As promised, the Pokémon Company hosted a livestream this morning to make what they set up as a "shocking" Pokémon announcement. It turns out the reveal in question was Pokkén Tournament, an arcade fighting game being developed in a partnership with Bandai Namco. Hit the jump for more.
Some of you might recall a special Monopoly: Pokémon Edition version of the classic board game released back in 1999. The two are getting ready to combine forces once again in Monopoly: Pokémon Kanto Edition, which GameStop has up for pre-order with an August 30 release date.
There's nothing better the official Pokémon Company YouTube channel could have done than upload a Slowpoke reggae jam. Watch the official music video for "Donai Yanen Yadon" ("How You're a Slowpoke After All") after the jump.
Originally set for fall, Nintendo announced a concrete North American release date for Pokémon Art Academy. The Nintendo 3DS Pokémon art instruction begins on October 24. Hit the jump for more.
To promote this summer's Pokémon the Movie: Diancie and the Cocoon of Destruction, a limited Pikachu Cafe opened in Roppongi Hills, running from the anime movie's July 19th premiere through August 31. With summer ebbing away actress Rika Adachi, who guests as the feature's Marilyn Flame, turned up last weekend to serve as manager for the day and give the cafe a bit of a maid makeover. More after the jump.
It’s once again time for a game company to announce an announcement, and The Pokémon Company chose some strong words for this one. According to a teaser page on the official Japanese website, a “shocking new project from Pokémon” will be announced on August 26. More after the jump.