The Pokémon Company International is getting ready to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Pokémon franchise this year with a bunch of products and promotions. Highlights include monthly Mythical Pokémon distributions starting in February, a New Nintendo 3DS bundle that packs in eShop versions of Pokémon Red Version and Pokémon Blue Version, and more. Hit the jump for details.
Smartphone game Final Fantasy Legends: Toki no Suishō, developed by Matrix Software for iOS/Android and published by Square Enix has introduced a pair of new summons: Chocobo α and Ice Dragon. The latter is illustrated by Pamarn Hengpaprom（to the world), and the former is from special guest Ken Sugimori of GAME FREAK, best known for his key role in designing Pokémon. Get a look after the jump.
Pokémon: Symphonic Evolution, produced by Princeton Entertainment in partnership with Live Nation Entertainment continues touring the US in the upcoming months and into the spring. A new video offers a look at the all-new orchestral arrangements and timed visuals draw from recent and classic Pokémon video games.
The Pokémon XY & Z anime is being accompanied by a series of six character songs that has so far featured opening theme "XY&Z" by Satoshi (Rica Matsumoto) and ending "Puni-chan's Song" by Bonnie/Eureka (Mariya Ise). Next up, coming January 20th, is Team Rocket's Team Song, performed by the famous trio Megumi Hayashibara, Shin-ichiro Miki and Inuko Inuyama). Check out the preview after the jump.
Last time we had a look at Pokkén Tournament's console version was earlier this month in an introduction trailer for the upcoming Wii U release. The Japanese launch is set for March 18, 2016, with a western release to follow in spring, and you can see a bit more early hype along with the playable Pokémon in the TV commercial after the jump.
Japan will finally be getting its hand on the Nintendo 2DS, and in a very special way, as far as Pokémon fans are concerned. Hit the jump to see some very cool-looking systems!
Toho Today posted a 30-second teaser for the upcoming 19th Pokémon anime feature film Pokémon the Movie XY & Z 2016 introducing a new legendary pokémon named Volcanion. It will open in Japan on July 16, 2016. Check the latest clip after the jump.