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You can now watch Pokemon on Hulu in the US

<i>Pokémon</i>, the anime series based on Game Freak's phenomenally popular video game franchise of the same name, is now available to watch on Hulu in the U.S., The Pokémon Co. International and Hulu announced today.<p>A few pieces of Pokémon content can be streamed for free on Hulu Kids: the four-part</i> …

Broncos linebacker relaxes with Pokemon before the Super Bowl

The week before the Super Bowl, while members of the Denver Broncos and Seattle Seahawks were celebrating and dining in New York City, Broncos linebacker Nate Irving had other plans.<p>"I'm actually going to sit in my hotel room, play my Pokemon game," Irving told The Wall Street Journal.<p>Irving grew …

Snow Pikachu Evolves into a Macho Hunk

Aw, snow Pikachu is so cute! So small. And now, let's see what he looks like in his evolved snow type.<p>Yikes! This muscle-bound Pikamacho comes …

Maybe A Pokémon MMO Wouldn't Be As Awesome As We Think

Okay, let's say Game Freak decides to take the plunge and finally give us the Pokémon MMO that so many people clamor for. It would be amazing! ...or …

Afterwords – Pokémon X & Y

<i>[This feature originally appeared abridged in Game Informer issue #250.]</i><p>The latest core entry in the Pokémon franchise is the biggest step forward …

Pokemon X, Y mythical Pokemon Diancie unveiled

The Pokemon Company has revealed a new rock-and-fairy-type mythical Pokemon in <i>Pokemon X</i> and <i>Y</i> called Diancie.<p>Diancie, which you can get a look at in the trailer below, is an "extremely rare" Pokemon that cannot be obtained during normal gameplay. The Pokemon is said to "produce a great volume of …

How to get Pokémon X or Y for free in March

Nintendo is giving away one of its most popular games next month — Pokémon X and Y.<p>The publisher revealed this morning that it will give Pokémon X or Y away for free in March. To get it, players simply need to register their 3DS system as well as one of six specific games on the company’s Club …

Pokémon Honedge created by Man at Arms

Master swordsmith Man at Arms is back, and this time he has turned his talents to creating a real life Honedge from <i>Pokémon X / Y</i>.<p>Unlike many of his previous efforts, including <i>League of Legends</i>' Zenith Blade and <i>Halo</i>'s Energy Sword, much of the work that went into Honedge concerns its distinctive …

Can you tell what's going on in the trailer for the Mega Evolution Pokémon anime special?

<b>Can you tell what's going on in the trailer for the Mega Evolution Pokémon anime special?</b> All I see is bright lights, roaring, bright lights, more …

Zelda and Pokemon Monopoly will make you scream 'shut up and take my Rupees!'

Monopoly, a/k/a The Game That Never Ends And Destroys Families And Friendships, is adding some flair from Nintendo in the coming months. <i>The Legend of</i> …

6 Saddest Pokemon Moments

You teach me and I'll teach you, Pokemon.<p>Exit Theatre Mode<p>Everyone knows Pokemon are awesome. The original anime starring Ash and his collection of …

10 Pokémon That Should Get Mega Evolutions In The Remakes

With Pokémon Omega Ruby and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire releasing later this year, fans have already started excitedly speculating about all the third …

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GamesBeat weekly roundup: New Pokémon, more Nintendo woes, and gaming-themed Twitter headers

Welcome to another weekly collection of gaming news, previews, reviews, and random, fun things. This week at GamesBeat, we looked at the Wii U’s continuing sales struggles, got our first glimpse of new Pokémon games for the 3DS, and put together some nice collections of gaming art that you can use …

Nintendo bringing Pokémon Art Academy to 3DS this fall

Nintendo is bringing two of its franchises together — the creature-collecting role-playing Pokémon series and the instructional Art Academy game — in <i>Pokémon Art Academy,</i> a new Nintendo 3DS title that will show players how to draw their favorite Pokémon.<p>Announced this morning, <i>Pokémon Art Academy</i> …

Official Tickets and Your Source for Live Entertainment

Aug<p>14<p>Tue<p>together PANGEA, Ogikubo Station<p>Rams Head Live!, Baltimore, MD<p>Aug<p>17<p>Fri<p>Rams Head Live!, Baltimore, MD<p>Aug<p>18<p>Sat<p>Featuring Special Guest …

Visiting a Real Life Pokémon Center

It’s an understatement to say that <i>Pokémon</i> is popular in Japan. “How popular” you might ask? So popular that it has its own Pokémon Centers that look …

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This Oculus game drops you into the world of Pokemon

A new video from YouTuber Chadtronic shows Nintendo's first-person on-rail shooter <i>Pokemon Snap</i> playable using Oculus Rift headtracking.<p>The Oculus gameplay was achieved by configuring the virtual reality device using virtual reality 3D driver VorpX to have control of mouse movement using head …

What Pokémon In a Darker Future Would Look Like

Pokémon would look a lot darker in an alternate future, where not just Pokémon evolved but also bio- and nanotechnology. DeviantART artist Abel Vera …

Five Changes Nintendo Needs to Make to Pokemon

1 of 5<p><i>[Make It So takes a look at our favorite games and suggests additions, subtractions, and areas to improve upon for the sequel or next entry in</i> …

Here's What Comes Inside Pokemon X & Y Happy Meals

After a seemingly never-ending run of <i>The Amazing Spider-Man 2</i> junk, the promised <i>Pokemon X & Y</i> toys have finally arrived in Happy Meals at U.S. …

Cosplay Solves Pokémon's Biggest Mystery

People have many theories as to what the bottom of a Diglett (and by extention, its evolution, Dugtrio) looks like. Maybe there's a horrible …

In Japan, the World Cup Is Sold with Pikachu

The World Cup is starting soon—real soon. June 12, actually! You know what that means? Merchandising. And in Japan, that means Pokémon …

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Is Pokemon Delta Emerald Getting a Remake? - NVC Podcast - IGN Video

A trademark may have outed a potential third Pokemon remake.

How to get your own personal Holodeck, courtesy of gaming goddess Jeri Ellsworth

These nerds have made a sort of Oculus Rift/Google Glass hybrid that promises to bring an immersive, Holodeck-like virtual reality straight to your face.<p>But don’t take my word for it! Here’s gamer goddess Jeri Freaking Ellsworth explaining how her little ol’ Kickstarter project works:<p>Brought to you …

Why We're Not Excited for PDP's Wired Fight Pad -- NVC Podcast

31 May 2014<p>Short version: It plugs into a Wii remote.

Imagine Valve's greatest characters in a Smash Bros.-style game

Calm down. This is not real. But it is a nicely done video that imagines a <i>Super Smash Bros. Melee</i>-type game with a roster full of fan favorites from Valve's stable of characters.<p>The casts of <i>Left 4 Dead</i> and <i>Left 4 Dead 2</i> and <i>Team Fortress 2</i> join Chell, Gordon Freeman and all the rest in this mash-up. …

Watch Dogs' weirdest Easter egg is a gangsta-rapping fish

<i>This video contains NSFW language.</i><p>In Watch Dogs, the player hacks into all sorts of devices in a central network to dig up information and cause havoc. He can also hack into one of those tacky singing fishes that everyone had in their basement last decade.<p>YouTube's Watch Dogs Central dug this up a …

What's Your Favourite Game of the Last Generation? - IGN UK Podcast - IGN Video

The UK podcast crew discuss their favourite games from the last generation, and ponder whether some titles are unfairly overlooked.

[Friday Five] Five Worst Game Launches

I’m going to go ahead and assume that everyone reading this has already heard of the buggy, overhyped mess of a launch that Ubisoft’s <i>Watch_Dogs</i> just …