May20

New social features coming soon to Pokémon GO

Niantic has announced new social features to help bring people together to enjoy Pokémon GO, new bonuses for participating in local raid battles, and changes to items in the in-game shop. These new features have been tested over time and will be available in Pokémon GO sometime in the next few months.
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May19

U-TREASURE continues their line of Pokémon jewelry with a 'big' surprise

The Japanese jewelers U-TREASURE, who produce "authentic character-based jewelry for adults," released new jewelry in their Pokémon line earlier this week with necklace and ring designs featuring "the adorable charm of the Sleeping Pokémon, Snorlax,", complete with a 360-degree recreation of its stomach. Every piece is made of silver, coated with a glossy black paint, and shows Snorlax in its classic and unique yawning pose.
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May18

Pokémon Café ReMix to distribute a total of 32000 Golden acorns and Kirlia Diner outfit to be featured in Pelipper Delivery

Pokémon Café ReMix has announced that the game has reached a total of 12 million downloads on both the Nintendo Switch version and mobile version. To commemorate this milestone, a special 10-day Daily Stamp will be available that lets players receive a total of 32,000 Golden acorns when they log-in to their game from May 18th, at 3:00pm JST, to June 17th, at 2:59pm JST.
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May18

New Pokémon Center store to open in Okinawa this August

Late last week, The Pokémon Company announced a new Pokémon Center location on their website. This new location will be in the vibrant Japanese tropical island chain of Okinawa, on the first floor of the Aeon Mall Okinawa Rycom, a mall with four floors and varied attractions, such as "shops, restaurants, a movie theatre, and even an aquarium."
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May17

Team Rocket returns to Pokémon Masters EX as the Johto Chapter of the Villain Arc begins

The Villain Arc enters a new phase this week, with the official Pokémon Masters EX social media accounts announcing that the next Chapter in the main story's Villain Arc, the Johto Chapter, will begin this week on May 18th, at 11:00pm (PT). As Team Rocket's plots to take control of the Pasio region continue, Giovanni will also debut in a new Sygna Suit sync pair, partnered with his signature Nidoking.
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May12

Pokémon HOME version 2.0.0 announced; adds compatibility to Pokémon Brilliant Diamond, Shining Pearl, and Legends: Arceus

The Pokémon Company International and Nintendo has announced that an update to Pokémon HOME version 2.0.0 will be available in the coming weeks. This update will allow recently released Pokémon titles, Pokémon Brilliant Diamond, Pokémon Shining Pearl, and Pokémon Legends: Arceus, to be mutually compatible to past games Pokémon Sword, Pokémon Shield, Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu!, Pokémon: Let’s Go, Eevee!, and Pokémon GO.
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May12

Pokémon Ultimate Journeys: The Series - international dub of the Pokémon anime receives updated title for its 25th season

The Pokémon Company International has announced that the 25th season of the long-running Pokémon animated series will be known as Pokémon Ultimate Journeys: The Series when it sees its international release later this year. The series will continue to follow Ash Ketchum and his Pikachu, as well as Goh and Chloe, as they embark on their latest adventures in the Pokémon world. For viewers in the United States, Pokémon Ultimate Journeys: The Series will premiere on Netflix later this year.
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May12

Water Festival event in Pokémon GO has begun

The 2022 edition of the Pokémon GO Water Festival event has begun, and will be running through until May 20th, at 8:00 p.m. local time. In this event, Lapras wearing a scarf, Dewpider, Araquanid, the Legendary Pokémon Tapu Fini, and Shiny Binacle will all be making their Pokémon GO debuts. New Water Festival Scarf avatar items will also be available in the in-game shop during and after the event.
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May11

Nintendo Financial Update - Legends: Arceus sells ~12.64 million copies; BDSP overtake ORAS as best-selling Pokémon remakes ever

After the madness of the holidays, the January-March quarter is typically much slower for consumer products, with things typically slowing down following any initial New Year's sales. But if Nintendo's taught us anything over the years, it's that it's not a typical company. Nintendo's latest quarterly investor briefing has revealed that their January-March quarter has seen a solid improvement over the previous year, with much of that improvement owing to the continued strong performance of the latest entries in the Pokémon franchise.
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May10

Espeon to be playable in Pokémon UNITE from May 16th

Pokémon UNITE's official Twitter account has announced that the Psychic-type Eeveelution, Espeon, will be joining the game's roster from May 16th, as a ranged attacker. Espeon is the second playable Eeveelution in the free-to-start title, following the addition of Sylveon to the roster last October.
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May7

New Pokémon Journeys Key Visual released - Masters 8 revealed

This week, the official Pokémon Anime Twitter account released a new key visual to commemorate recent developments in the Pokémon anime. The poster features the top eight trainers ranked in the Pokémon World Coronation Series, a championship to determine the world's strongest Trainer, with their Pokémon. From left to right, the trainers are: Lance with his Gyrados, Alain with his Charizard, Diantha with her Gardevoir, Ash with his Pikachu, Leon with his Charizard, Cynthia with her Garchomp, Steven with his Metagross, and Iris with her Haxorus.
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