At this point Pikachu is a seasoned veteran of the annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. The Pokémon superstar will be marching in the parade along with the other balloons for the 15th consecutive year, and The Pokémon Company International plans to debut a brand-new balloon for the occasion. See a pic past the break.
Pokémon Omega Ruby and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire hit Nintendo 3DS in North America, Japan, and Australia on November 21, followed by Europe on November 28. We'll all be confined to our portables while playing, but Nintendo's latest commercial shows a group of kids trekking through the Hoenn region in a blend of live-action and CG. Hit the jump for more.
The Pokémon Company's Japanese YouTube channel posted a new trailer for Pokémon Omega Ruby and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire, kicking things off with a little Game Boy Advance nostalgia. After that we have a nice overview of the game's features, from Mega Evolutions to Secret Bases, Pikachu dress-up action, and more. Hit the jump to watch!
One of the promised Pokémon X and Pokémon Y distributions is here, with participating GameStop stores now offering a special code card that unlocks Diancie. The distribution runs through November 16, and players will be able to transfer Diancie to Pokémon Omega Ruby and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire when the full remakes hit Nintendo 3DS on November 21. Hit the jump for a preview.
Earlier this morning Nintendo announced plans to make a Pokémon Omega Ruby and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Dual Pack available in North America. The special set will be available exclusively at Best Buy retail outlets, or online at BestBuy.com and Amazon, and will run you $79.98. More after the jump.
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!