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    Friday June 12, 2020
  • Pokémon Sword and Shield Offers Another Quick Look at Expansion

    Isle of Armor kicks things off on June 17

    The world of Pokémon Sword and Shield is about to expand on June 17, which is when the Isle of Armor expansion lands as DLC. We previously got an introduction to both it and its followup, Crown Tundra, and now you can see a tiny bit more after the jump.

  • Tuesday June 2, 2020
  • Pokémon Sword and Shield's First Expansion Part Launches June 17

    Nintendo shows off more about The Isle of Armor and the followup

    It's time to prepare ourselves for some fresh Pokémon Sword and Shield content. The first of the previously-revealed expansion packs, The Isle of Armor, is officially set to launch on June 17, and Nintendo has a new trailer showing it off and previewing the followup. Read on for more.

  • Thursday May 7, 2020
  • Pokémon Sword and Shield Becomes the 4th Best Selling Pokémon Generation

    Only 300,000 copies short of overtaking Pokémon Diamond and Pearl

    Nintendo announced today that Pokémon Sword and Shield was the best selling Nintendo Switch game of last year, but with those numbers, how does the Switch generation line up next to the rest of the mainline Pokémon series? Check out the full report after the jump!

  • Saturday April 11, 2020
  • The Pokémon Company Puts Sword and Shield Cheaters on Notice

    Players who have been quitting right before a loss are under investigation

    Whether a particular title is competitive or not, someone's going to find a way to game the system. In the case of Pokémon Sword and Shield, some nefarious players have discovered that they can quit online matches right before a loss. Find out what The Pokémon Company is doing to combat this after the jump.

  • Tuesday January 7, 2020
  • Pokémon Direct is on the Way with New Info This Thursday

    Nintendo makes the vague promise of "new Pokémon information" at 6:30am PT

    While it's anyone's guess as to what's in store, Nintendo announced plans for a new Pokémon Direct presentation this week. This one is scheduled to go live on Thursday, January 9 at 6:30am Pacific Time. Read on for more.

  • Thursday November 28, 2019
  • Gigantamax Snorlax Comes to Pokémon Sword and Shield in December

    You'll be able to take part in Raid Battles through early January

    There simply aren't many Pokémon as enduringly charming as Snorlax. The sleepy beast will be making its Gigantamax debut in Pokémon Sword and Shield soon, with Snorlax Max Raid Battles to kick off starting on December 4 and running through early January. Read on for more.

  • Thursday November 21, 2019
  • Pokémon Sword and Shield is the Fastest-Selling Nintendo Switch Game in the World

    Pokémon beats Super Smash Bros. Ultimate’s record of 5 million

    After reporting yesterday that Pokémon Sword and Shield sold 1.3 million copies in Japan over the first three days of sale, The Pokémon Company International reported on November 21 that the games have sold a whopping 6 million copies worldwide! Hit the jump for all the info!

  • Wednesday November 20, 2019
  • Pokémon Sword and Shield Captures 1st Place Rankings Worldwide

    The Nintendo Switch game beat Fallen Order in the UK and drove sales of the console to over 10 million in Japan

    Move over babies in pods and lightsabers because Pokémon still reigns as the second biggest video game series in the world. With the launch of Pokémon Sword and Shield last weekend, the game has topped the chart in the UK and Japan, with the biggest gaming launch on the Nintendo Switch to date. Hit the jump for all the details!