As anyone who plays Pokémon GO will tell you, developer Niantic hasn't exactly been the best at responding publicly to the game's many issues. This changed following a recent update that included a few tweaks that irked players, like the removal of steps for distance tracking that didn't even really function properly in the first place. Read on for more.
Pokémon Sun and Moon are bringing along their own unique additions to the series, including Alola Forms, which are regional variants for some of the Pokémon we know and love. Fans are already having fun with the Alolan Exeggutor, which is basically a giant walking palm tree, and you can see more Alola Forms along with a preview of Z-Moves and more in the trailer after the jump.
In August of 2016, the Pokémon Center ONLINE is releasing an exclusive toy that's sure to turn the heads of some enterprising Pokémon trainers: a plush doll of Ditto (known as Metamon in Japan) that measures 43 cm x 65 cm x 65 cm and weighs 3750 grams! Hit the jump to learn more.
The latest Pokémon to receive the "I Love Pokémon" fan-club treatment is none other than Magikarp (known as Koiking in Japan), and the official website for the "I Love Magikarp" includes an illustrated field guide and a song about how the eternally flailing Water-type is a totally pathetic loser. Hit the jump to learn more.
Remember the Pokémon GO Plus accessory that Nintendo had planned for release along with the hit mobile game? Unfortunately, if you were excited about this accessory you'll have to wait a little longer. Pokémon GO Plus was originally scheduled to launch this month, but Nintendo announced a delay that moves the device to September. Read on for more.
Coming in December, pending licensing approval, online nerd gear retailer ThinkGeek is hard at work trying to make your dreams of cuddling with a giant, slothful bear monster come true. This Snorlax bean bag Pokémon chair measures almost 4 feet head to toe and over 2 feet across and is available for pre-order at $149.99. Get a look after the jump.
Now that Pokémon Go is out in Japan, it's had some time to inspire (or distract) some of manga's notable creators. Among the notables checking in with their tributes are Serial Experiments Lain original character designer/doujinshi author Yoshitoshi ABe, Tokyo Ghoul's Sui Ishida, Dagashi Kashi's Kotoyama and ONE, creator of the original One-Punch Man web manga and Mob Psycho 100. Get a look after the jump.