There's more Pokémon on the way to the European Wii U Virtual Console, and this one is an especially appropriate follow-up to the release of Pokémon Omega Ruby and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire. Fans of both pinball and Pokémon can look forward to Game Boy Advance's Pokémon Pinball: Ruby & Sapphire, which hits VC in Europe on December 11 for €6.99/£6.79. More after the jump.
The Pokémon Center is now previewing a set of five plush cosplay Pikachu inspired by Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire's costume swapping feature. Rock Star, Belle, Pop Star, PHD, and Libre Pikachu stuff animals go on sale December 20th at 1,800 yen, available at Amazon and Pokémon Center shops. Get a look after the jump.
The Pokémon Adventures manga series is going to be serializing a new arc, known as Pocket Monsters Special Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire. Hit the jump for more!
Japan's official Pokémon Twitter account hears you like Mudkips. Or, should we say Marshtomps? By now, there are probably hundreds of examples of the Marshtomp meme in which the Water/Ground Pokémon is edited into photos. However, some of them aren't too hi-res. To help out, official front and back models were tweeted... then retweeted almost 37,000 times. Get a look after the jump.
With the recent release of Pokemon remakes Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire, The Pokemon Company decided to kick things into overdrive with its flagship series. Hit the jump to check out the goods!
There are all sorts of weird memes out there, but the newest involves Marshstomp, or the second evolution of water starter Mudkip in Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire. The character model for the evolution looks a bit, well, blank. As in there's not a lot going on up there. Hit the jump to check out some of the memes!
The Pokémon games feature a special move known as "Substitute," which places a decoy Pokémon doll on the battlefield in order to take damage from your opponent like some kind of adorable little plush sponge. Twitter user @_shigao_ took this as inspiration to draw 64 different Pocket Monsters as their tinier Substitute selves with adorable results! Hit the jump to see the collection!
McDonald's Japan announced yesterday on November 26 that their "McDonald's Original Yo-Kai Watch Calendar 2015" has sold over 1.5 million sets in two weeks since its release on November 7. It has surpassed the world record of 1,476,442 achieved by their "Pokémon Calendar" in 2009. Hit the jump for more details.