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Pikmin Bloom is the next AR game from the creators of Pokemon GO

Pokemon GO is a world sensation and the popular AR game is still going strong, despite the pandemic. The studio behind the game - Niantic, has some bold plans for the future of AR. The company wants to 3D-map the whole world, while at the same time launching a slew of Pokemon GO spin-offs, and now - a brand-new AR game, called Pikmin Bloom.
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Pokémon Is Teaming up with the Japan Sumo Association

Pokémon is going big for its 25th anniversary, partnering up with everyone and everything from Katy Perry to Universal Studios Japan in Osaka. And Pokémon’s latest announcement has the Pocket Monsters working closely with one of Japan’s most iconic traditions: sumo wrestling. Specifically, Pokémon has inked an agreement with the...

Pokemon Sumo Collaboration Will Feature Pikachu and Makuhita

The Pokemon Company and Japan Sumo Association announced a collaboration that will see Pokemon content showing up at upcoming Sumo events in Japan. It will begin with Pikachu and Makuhita’s mascot appearances in the forthcoming kids’ tournaments. Pokemon-related flags will also appear at the Grand Sumo Tournaments in November 2021 and January 2022.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Fan Theory Might Point to Next Legends: Arceus Variant

Pokemon Legends: Arceus has already introduced fans to some exciting new regional variants from the Hisui region, and a new fan theory seems to point towards the next one: Dunsparce. The roots of the fan theory lie in Pokemon Sword and Shield's Pokedex. Dunsparce's entry in Pokemon Sword specifically references a scientific theory that Dunsparce "used to fly through the sky in ancient times." Since Pokemon Legends: Arceus takes place in the distant past of the Pokemon world, some fans have theorized that Game Freak was intentionally hinting towards the new game. It certainly seems like a plausible theory!

New Pokemon Legends: Arceus trailer gives Hisuian Zorua and Zoroark a proper introduction

Last week, The Pokemon Company published two new trailers for Pokemon Legends: Arceus. If we want to be technical about things, they were actually the same trailer, but the video and audio were garbled the first time we saw it. When the full trailer was finally revealed, we were offered a glimpse at two new Pokemon: Hisuian Zorua and Hisuian Zoroark. Now, both Pokemon are getting a proper introduction in yet another new trailer.

Pikmin Bloom is Pokemon GO creator’s latest attempt to make magic

Niantic Labs has been around for a long time and, at one point in time, was even a Google company. Its core business was to bring augmented reality games to the mobile market, but its first title wasn’t a commercial success, despite Ingress gaining a faithful following. It finally struck gold with Pokemon GO and has been trying to recreate that success ever since. It has recently partnered with Nintendo again for a relatively more obscure franchise, and Pikmin Bloom is now launching worldwide as people start walking outdoors again.

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Releases New Trailer

The Pokemon Company has released a new trailer for Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl. Earlier today, The Pokemon Company released a new trailer for the upcoming Pokemon Diamond and Pearl remakes ahead of the games' release next month. The new trailer not only shows off the designs for Team Galactic and two of Sinnoh's gym leaders, it also teases the first bit of content from Pokemon Platinum. You can check out the full trailer below:

Pokemon Unite Patch Notes: Small but important quality life changes

Pokemon Unite is bringing new tweaks to make things easier on Trainers. Pokemon Unite released changes in the way players interact with teammates, changes in the shop, and other quality life tweaks that aim to make the experience more enjoyable. Here is a detailed description of the changes included...

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Trailer Reveals Platinum Style Outfit Early Purchase Bonus

The Pokemon Company have revealed the Platinum outfit early purchase bonus for Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl; and a new trailer. The trailer focuses on two of the games’ Gym Leaders, Candice and Volkner, continuing to show that Gym Leaders will use Ball Seals for their Pokemon. The trailer also shows us Team Galactic, and their leaders moving towards a sinister goal.

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond/Shining Pearl Receives New Trailer, Platinum Outfits Available As Early Purchase Bonus

The Pokemon Company has released a new trailer for Pokemon Brilliant Diamond And Shining Pearl. The trailer shows off more of the returning characters and Pokemon from the original games, including Gym Leaders, Team Galactic, and the Lake Trio. Most notably, it confirms that the main character outfits from Pokemon Platinum will be included in the games as an early purchase bonus.

Georgia man buys $57,000 Pokemon card with COVID-19 loan, prosecutors allege

Federal prosecutors say a Georgia man used a pandemic relief loan to buy a $57,000 Pokemon card. Court records show a Dublin man is charged with lying on an application for a pandemic economic relief loan about the number of people his business employed and the company’s gross revenue. He faces one count of wire fraud.

Pokemon Unite dev explains lack of scoreboard

If you’ve played Pokemon Unite, you’ve probably noticed that the game doesn’t have a scoreboard. That can make it difficult to determine who’s winning a match while it’s in progress. Once a match is over, that’s when everything gets tallied up and a winner is chosen. It turns out that...

A man spent $57,789 in coronavirus relief aid on a Pokemon card, the feds say

A Georgia man lied in his application for federal coronavirus relief aid and then used the majority of the money he obtained to buy a Pokemon card, federal prosecutors say. The charges allege that Vinath Oudomsine made false statements about the number of employees at his company and his company's gross revenue when he applied for small business aid through the CARES Act in July 2020.