The Pokémon Company has something special for its younger would-be trainers in the form of another free Pokémon app. Camp Pokémon offers up a variety of activities—from finding Pokémon to tests of knowledge, a photo booth, and more—and it's now available on iOS devices. Hit the jump for a video intro.
There’s a tradition in Japan when it comes to New Year’s Eve known as “osechi,” which is comprised of several different types of foods. It’s all in a bid to wish for good luck in the year still to come, while allowing those who want to enjoy seasonal holiday food to have more “gourmet” offerings for osechi around. Hit the jump for more!
The official Pokémon website recently unveiled two more new Mega Evolutions, with Steelix and Glalie joining in on the powered-up action. There's a Mega Steelix page and a Mega Glalie page now, along with some screens and info for each. Hit the jump for more.
While not quite as extensive or artful as their Hayao Miyazaki tribute, this year's Simpsons Season 26 ‘Treehouse Of Horror XXV’ did manage an anime gag that otaku are sure to appreciate. Parodying 2001's The Others, the family is confronted with their original 1987 The Tracey Ullman Show incarnation... as well as few notable others.
In honor of Halloween, a special site for kowa (scary) Pokémon has launched, with plenty of X and Y's mystery ghost girl as well as a special treat for manga readers, a tribute work by "Prince of Horror" Junji Ito! The tribute art by the acclaimed and influential author of Tomie, Uzumaki and Gyo is featured on digital wallpaper and in a special limited t-shirt give-away. Get a look after the jump.
The Pokémon Company rolled out some more info on Pokémon Omega Ruby and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire, the full remakes that hit Nintendo 3DS on November 21. Those who want to get an early taste can look forward to a special demo on October 21. Find out how after the jump.
Pokémon is celebrating a certain October holiday with special treats for the players. October 13 through October 26, US Trainers can visit participating GameStop stores to get a special code card for a Shiny Gengar holding a Gengarite Mega Stone for Pokémon X or Pokémon Y. More after the jump.
After selling Doraemon, Hello Kitty and Totoro beds, Mercari's latest bit of comfy looking furniture is a Pikachu inspired bed. The item measures 2.2M * 1.5M * 0.35M and sells for 39,800yen (about $370 these days). Supply your own static electricity. Check it out after the jump.