Detective Pikachu 2 Game “Nearing Release” According To Pokémon Job Profile

Image: The Pokémon Company In case you missed it, there’s a new Detective Pikachu game on the way to the Nintendo Switch. When The Pokémon Company originally announced it in 2019, it was mentioned how it would conclude the original game’s story. If you’re wondering what’s happened to this project since then – don’t worry, … Read more

Hori Reveals New Pokémon-Themed Designs For The Switch Split Pad Fit

Image: HORI Accessory-maker Hori has revealed it’s teaming up with The Pokémon Company to release Pokémon-themed Split Pad Fit. In case you missed it, these Joy-Con-like controllers are a follow-up to Hori’s Switch Split Pad Pro, and are officially releasing here in the west as the Switch Split Pad Compact. They’ll be available here in … Read more

Pokémon GO Spotlight Hour Times: This Week’s Featured Pokémon And Mystery Bonus -September 20th 2022

The Pokémon GO Spotlight Hour and Mystery Bonus Hour events were first introduced to the game in February 2020. Every week for one hour only (6pm – 7pm local time) a specific surprise Pokémon will appear more frequently in the wild and a Mystery Bonus will activate. This gives you a chance to catch as … Read more

Does Riolu have a significantly lower hatch rate? Pokemon GO players suggest so

Another day, another Reddit post pointing out something negative the Pokemon Go community has noticed from Niantic. This time it revolves around the hatch rate of Riolu from Eggs. Many believe that it is much lower than other Pokemon, but are disappointed by the fact that there was no announcement that this would be the … Read more

Random: Kit And Krysta Claim They Were Nearly Fired Over Nuzlocke Pokémon Run

Image: Nintendo Life Well then, here’s your ‘Bizarre News Story of the Week™’. In a clip posted on Twitter via the latest episode of the Kit and Krysta podcast, the ex-Nintendo employees received a question from one of their Patreon supporters on whether they had ever played a ‘Nuzlocke run’ of Pokémon. This prompted the … Read more

Pokémon World Championships 2022 – Was It Worth The Three-Year Wait?

Image: Nintendo Life / Joe Merrick It has been three years since the last Pokémon World Championships, so the excitement for the 2022 event had been building for a long while. For the first time ever, the Pokémon World Championships were held outside of North America, taking place in the UK at the ExCeL London … Read more

Pokémon GO Spotlight Hour Times: This Week’s Featured Pokémon And Mystery Bonus -September 13th 2022

The Pokémon GO Spotlight Hour and Mystery Bonus Hour events were first introduced to the game in February 2020. Every week for one hour only (6pm – 7pm local time) a specific surprise Pokémon will appear more frequently in the wild and a Mystery Bonus will activate. This gives you a chance to catch as … Read more

Limited-Time Pokémon Sword And Shield Distribution Event Continues, Final Code Live

Image: The Pokémon Company Update #4: The very last code, Ash’s Lucario, is live! You can grab this Fighting/Steel-type Pokémon now until 29th September — HAD0UW0CATCH. Happy training! Update #3: The code for Ash’s Sirfetch’d is now live until 22nd September — H1SSATSUNEG1. Treat it well! Update #3: The code for Ash’s Gengar is now … Read more

How to participate, events, awards, schedules, and more

Though the event for the 2022 rendition has only just ended, competition for a spot in Pokemon Go’s 2023 World Championship is underway. This has brought a spark of competitive spirit among returning hardcore players and past competitors alike as Niantic opens the floodgates for players to earn their spot. Much like every other competitive … Read more