On the Origin of Species: Sobble, Drizzile, and Inteleon
The Pokémon Company has announced Pokémon Global Exhibition, a tournament featuring eight of the top players from around the world, will be held this October.
The tournament will consist of the highest-ranking players from Europe, North America, Latin America, and Oceania participating in the Pokémon Players Cup IV Global Finals which will be held later this month. In Japan, the competitors will be those who have achieved excellent results in the Masters division of the Pokémon Japan Championships 2021 scheduled to be held from July 17 to July 18, 2021 in Japan. For South Korea, the winner of the Pokémon Trainers Cup 2021, which will be held from July 12 to August 2021, will be representing them.
The official Pokémon Special Twitter account has announced that the next chapter of Pokémon Adventures, called Pokémon Special in Japan, will be on hiatus from the August issue of CoroCoro Ichiban (which is due to be released on June 21, 2021), due to the author, Hidenori Kusaka, feeling unwell. It is not yet known when Pokémon Adventures will resume publication.Read more
Two more promotions are currently being held in EB Games stores in Australia. One of them is to get a Flapple stamped card and another to get codes to encounter Gigantamax Flapple or Appletun in Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield. Both promotions are while stock lasts.
To commemorate the release of the newest Pokémon Trading Card Game expansion, Chilling Reign, customers who purchase $20 worth of Pokémon Trading Card Game products will receive a stamped version of Flapple from Rebel Clash. This stamped card will feature EB Games' logo.
The official Pokémon website has announced that to commemorate the release of the newest Pokémon Trading Card Game expansion, Chilling Reign, a stamped version of Sandaconda from Battle Styles will be given to customers who purchase $15 or more of Pokémon TCG products in GameStop in the US or EB Games in Canada (either in-store or online). This stamped card will feature the retailer logo for each respective region. This offer is only available while supplies last.Read more
Several retailers around the world have now announced they will distributing codes for Gigantamax Sandaconda, either online via their websites, or physically in stores. As with all similar distributions, these codes should be available for free without any purchase. The codes are available starting June 18, 2021, while stock lasts.Read more
Two promotions are currently being held in GAME stores in the United Kingdom. One of them is to get a Scorbunny on the Ball card and another to get codes to encounter Gigantamax Sandaconda in Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield.
The third in the Pokémon Futsal collection of cards is available starting today. Fans can head online or to their local GAME store throughout England and purchase £15 worth of Pokémon Trading Card Game products to receive this Scorbunny on the Ball card. This card bears the special Pokémon Futsal stamp and is while stock lasts. The Eevee on the Ball and Grookey on the Ball cards were released in September and October last year respectively.
The official Pokémon GO website has revamped their homepage and also announced two new features coming to Pokémon GO for some Trainers around the world. These features will roll out to all Trainers later this summer.
One of the feature is a real-time sky mechanic that mimics a player’s sky light based on their geographical location. The other feature is an additional Pokédex classification to keep track of different Pokémon variants and attributes.
The Pokémon Company International and TiMi Studio Group have announced that Pokémon’s first strategic team battle game, Pokémon UNITE, will be released in July 2021 on the Nintendo Switch systems and in September 2021 on mobile devices. Pokémon UNITE will be free-to-start, with optional in-game purchases available. Pokémon UNITE will first be available in English, Korean, Japanese, Traditional Chinese, and Simplified Chinese. French, Italian, Spanish, and German language support will be added later this year. Cross-platform play which will allow players from both platforms to battle together will be added. Players may use their Pokémon Trainer Club account or Nintendo Account on both versions to keep their progress synced between devices.Read more
To commemorate the Pokémon GO Fest 2021 from July 17 to July 18, 2021 in Pokémon GO, Pokémon GO Fest 2021 shirts will be available for purchase in the United States. Canada, and Japan. There is only one design. These shirts will be available while supplies last.
For Trainers with a shipping address in the United States. they can purchase the shirts from the Pokémon Center at this link, while Trainers with a shipping address in Canada can purchase them at this link. Each Pokémon GO Fest 2021 shirt will come with a Professor's Research TCG card featuring Professor Willow while supplies last.
Trainers with a shipping address in Japan will be able to purchase the shirts from Pokémon Center Online starting on June 26, 2021...
The card includes a special promotional code that can be used at Niantic's Offer Redemption website. It will give you access to a Special Research in Pokémon GO during July, where you'll be able to encounter the Mythical Pokémon... Read moreProfessor's Research card text said:Discard your hand and draw 7 cards.
Niantic has reported a Bidoof Breakout is coming to Pokémon GO! Bidoof will be appearing more often in the wild, in raids, and in encounters after you complete event-exclusive Field Research tasks. The event will take place from June 25, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. to July 1, 2021, at 8:00 p.m. local time.Read more
Niantic has revealed more details for the Solstice Event coming to Pokémon GO this June, including the return of a Legendary Pokémon in five-star raids. Trainers will be able to encounter and catch different Pokémon depending on which hemisphere they're playing in.Read more
The official Pokémon GO Twitter account have revealed that Meloetta, the Melody Pokémon, will be the star Pokémon of Pokémon GO Fest 2021. Meloetta can be encountered if you have completed all parts of the GO Fest 2021 Special Research.Read more
The official Pokémon Café Mix Japanese Twitter account has announced that Sobble will be returning as the Event Pokémon for June 16 to June 30, 2021.Read more
The official Pokémon UK Twitter account has revealed Karen's Conviction, a new card which will be included in the upcoming Pokémon TCG: Sword & Shield - Chilling Reign expansion releasing on June 18, 2021.Read more
Niantic has announced that Giovanni will have Shadow Ho-Oh in his grasp from June 17, 2021, at 12:00 a.m. to September 1, 2021, at 12:00 a.m. local time.Read more
Australian clothing brand BlackMilk has announced that a restock of their popular Pokémon collection will be coming next week, at 7am June 15th, Australian Eastern Standard Time. The collection was originally launched at the beginning of March this year, as a special collaboration for Pokémon's 25th anniversary.Read more
Four separate Spotlight Scouts for fan favourite characters from the Aloan region, including Lana & Araquanid, Kiawe & Marowak, Hala & Crabominable, and The Masked Royal & Incineroar, will be running in Pokémon Masters EX this month alongside the Town Square Street event. The event showcases each of these four Alolan sync pairs, with a special story when the designated event missions are completed.Read more
The recent announcement of the release date for Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl and the upcoming Nintendo Direct has sharpened minds as to the content of these already-familiar games, but any established Pokémon fan will be able to tell you that it's far from an exact science to predict the changes, additions and subtractions of a remake relative to the original titles. Nevertheless, we've taken a stab at predicting a handful of features we'd love to see in the return to Sinnoh.Read more
The next expansion in the Pokémon Trading Card Game, Sword & Shield - Evolving Skies, has been officially announced by The Pokémon Company International. The series will be released worldwide from August 27, 2021.Read more