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.
Starting today, and through January 14th, as a special gift for those who start their Pokémon Omega Ruby and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire games shortly after launch, a special Shiny Beldum holding a Mega Stone will be available via Nintendo Network. More after the jump.
It's just about time for everyone to start digging into Pokémon Omega Ruby and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire. With the full remakes hitting Nintendo 3DS on November 21, The Pokémon Company shared a new fully-animated trailer. Watch it after the jump.
Thanks to Se Jun Park's first place win in the Master Division of the Pokémon World Championships' video game tourney back in August, South Korea has plenty of reason to party. People in Seoul came out in droves to celebrate the country's first Pokémon world champ, to the point where some of the eight parades scheduled for Dongdaemun Design Plaza this weekend had to be canceled. Hit the jump for more.
Pokémon hoods are apparently all the fashion this December. Pokémon Center Mega Tokyo opens at the Ikebukuro Sunshine City on December 12th and to celebrate, Pikachu is going to be wearing a hoodies inspired by the shops Mega Charizard Y emblem in a series of limited Merchandise. Meanwhile, Branpresto is doing a Pikachu & Friends with Berries Ichiban Kuji prize lottery, targeted at adult women, featuring hooded blankets.
The Pokémon Company announced a couple new features for Pokémon Omega Ruby and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire this morning, confirming Deoxys along with a new story dubbed the Delta Episode. The latest addition to the full remakes explores the history of the Hoenn region and sends players on a world-saving quest. See a brief preview in the trailer after the jump.
With the release of Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire on the horizon, the Pokémon anime is receiving a special animated short based on the games as a celebration of their arrival. Hit the jump to find out more!