Sunday: Pokémon of the Week

30-01-2011- 15:03 GMT / 10:03 EST by Serebii

Be sure to check the past few updates. Since Pokémon Black & White came out in Japan, the Chatroom & WiFi Chatroom have been a bustling hive of activity for discussion & trade respectively so be sure to visit them.
Last Update: 15:03 GMT

Pokémon of the Week - Machamp

In The Pokémon of the Week Department

Who's That Pokémon

Today marks the fourth entry into the Generation V competitive field with a fan favourite Pokémon. These entries are created by the visitors for the visitors and then compiled by our writer Reno. To get involved, Click here for the discussion forum. Today, we are covering a Pokémon introduced within first generation. It evolves if the pre-evolution is traded. It is capable of using its fists to punch its foe across the horizon. It is also capable of stopping a train with its fists. So here it is, the fourth featured Pokémon, Machamp.

Until Next Time, See Ya

Saturday: Pokémon Black & White Dub Titles

29-01-2011- 09:19 GMT / 04:19 EST by Serebii

Be sure to check the past few updates. Since Pokémon Black & White came out in Japan, the Chatroom & WiFi Chatroom have been a bustling hive of activity for discussion & trade respectively so be sure to visit them.
Last Update: 09:19 GMT

In The Shadow of Zekrom!

In The Anime Department

Dub Episode Title

A new dub title was revealed by the Cartoon Network Schedule. This is the episode title for the first episode of Black & White and the 660th episode total. This episode features Ash and Professor Oak travel to the Unova region. This episode is to be called In The Shadow of Zekrom! and is scheduled to air on the 12th of February. Click the picture for synopsis and episode pictures;

Enter Iris And Axew!

In The Anime Department

Dub Episode Title

A new dub title was revealed by the Cartoon Network Schedule. This is the episode title for the second episode of Black & White and the 661st episode total. This episode features Ash meet up with the mysterious trainer; Iris. This episode is to be called Enter Iris And Axew! and is scheduled to air on the 12th of February. Click the picture for synopsis and episode pictures;

Until Next Time, See Ya

Friday: Pokémon Typing DS Release Date Revealed + Confirmation of 3DS & Wii titles

28-01-2011- 12:02 GMT / 07:02 EST by Serebii

Be sure to check yesterday's mammoth update. Since Pokémon Black & White came out in Japan, the Chatroom & WiFi Chatroom have been a bustling hive of activity for discussion & trade respectively so be sure to visit them.
Last Update: 12:22 GMT | Edit @ 12:22; DSi UK Details

Pokémon Black & White

In The Games Department

Pokémon Typing DS Release Confirmed

During the investor meeting of Nintendo Japan today, details on Pokémon Typing DS were revealed. This DS game, which comes packaged with a Bluetooth keyboard which connects via Bluetooth in the game cart, is due for release in Japan in April 2011. This game is the first spin-off game of the 5th Generation. Not much is known about the game yet, but we'll bring more details on it as and when it comes but they also promise it'll be challenging for adults. Click the image to go to our section on this game
In addition to this, they confirmed that there are 3DS and Wii titles in development for the Pokémon series

Pokémon Black & White

In The Games Department

Pokémon Black/White DSi Pictures

Our friends at the Official Nintendo Magazine UK have got their hands on the new DSi consoles coming to tie in with the release of Pokémon Black & White on March 4th. Thes especial DSis come packaged with the games and include a special Reshiram & Zekrom print and in the UK are exclusive to GAME. The rest of Europe is also set to get these DSis.

Until Next Time, See Ya

Thursday: Pokémon Black & White US names + Episode Pictures + Character Biographies

27-01-2011- 08:23 GMT / 03:23 EST by Serebii

Will add episode pictures later today. Since Pokémon Black & White came out in Japan, the Chatroom & WiFi Chatroom have been a bustling hive of activity for discussion & trade respectively so be sure to visit them.
Last Update: 21:15 GMT
Edit @ 10:23; Character Biography update | Edit @11:12 Ash's Zuruggu Event Active | Edit @ 17:43; Episode Pictures & Character Biography | Edit @ 21:15; More US Names confirmed

Pokémon Black & White

In The Games Department

Pokémon Black & White New - New US Names Confirmed

IGN have updated with further confirmations of various US Names from the upcoming release of Pokémon Black & White. In addition to further confirming Pansage & Victini, they have posted the following; Deerling (in Japan; Shikijika), Basculin (in Japan; Basurao), Swanna keeps its Japanese name, Watchog (in Japan; Miruhoggu)
With these Pokémon names, various abilities and moves also got announced; Healing Heart is now Healer, Victory Star keeps its Japanese name, Herbivore is now Sap Sipper
We also got a variety of new US attack names; Gale is now Hurricane, Acrobat is now Acrobatics

Pokémon Black & White

In The Games Department

Pokémon Black & White - Gym Leader Names

Sorry for the delay in this update. The official Cartoon Network website has updated with the US names of Iris & Dento, the two characters who join Ash in his journey in the anime. Iris keeps her Japanese name but Dento has a name change in the region to Cilan. These name changes also are the same within the games; Pokémon Black & White

Pokémon Black & White

In The Games Department

Pokémon Black & White New - New WiFi Event Active

For those of you with the Japanese Black & White, the new WiFi Event featuring a Pokémon based on Ash's Zuruggu has just begun on. The event is to last until February 10th. This Zuruggu is Level 1, to match the anime Pokémon and comes holding the Muscle Band. The Event Database has been updated with the details of this event
In addition to this, the new C Gear skins based on Piplup & Croagunk are now live on the Global Link website. These are based on Dawn & Brock's Pokémon and are to tie in with the specials airing next week.

Yagaruma Forest! Sewaddle & Arty!

In The Animé Department

Episode Pictures

As usual, I have done pictures from the episode that aired in Japan today. This episode features Ash & Co. getting lost in Yagaruma Forest after being attacked by a wild Sewaddle. The AniméDex has been updated with the vast contents of this episode. Click the picture to go to the gallery but be warned however as they contain spoilers;

Character Biography - Ash!

In The Animé Department

Character Biographies

With the new episode that just aired in Japan, I have been able to update the character biography for Ash with a brand new Pokémon thus bringing Ash's Unova team up even higher than normal meaning Ash now rotates his team. Be warned though as these biographies contain major spoilers. Click the respective picture to go to the page

Character Biography - Arty!

In The Animé Department

Character Biographies

With the new episode that just aired in Japan, I have also been able to create a new biography for the character of Arty. Arty is the gym leader of Castelia City and met Ash & Co. in Yagaruma Forest. Be warned though as these biographies contain major spoilers. Click the respective picture to go to the page

Until Next Time, See Ya

Wednesday: Pokémon Black & White Pokédex Update

26-01-2011- 09:52 GMT / 04:52 EST by Serebii

Still a slow news time, but you never know what's round the corner. Since Pokémon Black & White came out in Japan, the Chatroom & WiFi Chatroom have been a bustling hive of activity for discussion & trade respectively so be sure to visit them.
Last Update: 09:52 GMT

Pokémon - Black & White

In The Site Department

Pokémon Black & White - Pokédex Update

One of the more common requests within the community for the Pokédex has been the ability to search for Pokémon by their evolution method. As such, I've compiled a script which has output lists based upon the evolution. Listing by Level Up, Item, Happiness and even obscure methods such as Gender-based and even other Pokémon-based evolution. If you have other ideas for our Pokémon Black & White Pokédex, let me know. Click the image to go to our Pokédex

Until Next Time, See Ya

Monday: First Non Japanese BW WiFi Event + Pokémon Black & White Anime Airdate

24-01-2011- 19:05 GMT / 14:05 EST by Serebii

In a slow news time at the moment. If you have any ideas for the site, feel free to send them in. I do however have a few section updates planned for the next week. Since Pokémon Black & White came out in Japan, the Chatroom & WiFi Chatroom have been a bustling hive of activity for discussion & trade respectively so be sure to visit them.
Last Update: 22:09 GMT
Edit @ 22:09; WiFi Event

Pokémon Black & White

In The Games Department

Pokémon Black & White New - New WiFi Event

In the new issue of the MCV magazine in the UK, the first details of the first Black & White WiFi event have been detailed. The event allows for the download of the Liberty Pass item which lets you go from Castelia City to Liberty Island to capture the rare Pokémon Victini, which is now confirmed to keep its Japanese name. This event is scheduled to run in Europe from March 4th 2011 to April 22nd 2011. In addition to this, the Liberty Pass is to be given at various retailers in a Black & White tour across the UK. US release details of Victini have yet to be given but are likely to match this giveaway.

Pokémon Black & White

In The Anime Department

Pokémon Best Wishes - US Airdate

The Pokémon Company International has just sent out an e-mail stating various plans for the year dealing with the launch of Pokémon Black & White. Included in this is the announcement that the first two episodes of the Pokémon Black & White anime are to air in the US on February 12th at 9am on Cartoon Network, one week after the Diamond & Pearl episodes end and three weeks before the launch of the games. These two episodesmark the beginning of Ash's journey within the region of Unova. We'll bring more details, including dub titles, as and when we can. Click the link to go to the episode listing of the episodes which have aired so far in Japan

Until Next Time, See Ya

Sunday: Pokémon of the Week

23-01-2011- 14:58 GMT / 09:58 EST by Serebii

In a slow news time at the moment. If you have any ideas for the site, feel free to send them in. I do however have a few section updates planned for the next week. Since Pokémon Black & White came out in Japan, the Chatroom & WiFi Chatroom have been a bustling hive of activity for discussion & trade respectively so be sure to visit them.
Last Update: 14:58 GMT

Pokémon of the Week - Blissey

In The Pokémon of the Week Department

Who's That Pokémon

Today marks the third entry into the Generation V competitive field with a fan favourite Pokémon. These entries are created by the visitors for the visitors and then compiled by our writer Reno. To get involved, Click here for the discussion forum. Today, we are covering a Pokémon introduced within second generation and we also introduce a new aspect into the Pokémon of the Week; Pre-Evolution Corner. It evolves if the pre-evolution is completely happy. If you bite into one of its eggs, you will have no choice but to smile. So here it is, the third featured Pokémon, Blissey.

Until Next Time, See Ya

Saturday: US Zoroark: Master of Illusions Airtime

22-01-2011- 10:06 GMT / 05:06 EST by Serebii

In a slow news time at the moment. If you have any ideas for the site, feel free to send them in. Since Pokémon Black & White came out in Japan, the Chatroom & WiFi Chatroom have been a bustling hive of activity for discussion & trade respectively so be sure to visit them.
Last Update: 10:06 GMT

Zoroark: Master of Illusions

In The Animé Department

Pokémon Diamond & Pearl - Zoroark: Master of Illusions

The latest Pokémon movie, Zoroark: Master of Illusions has been given a firm US airdate and airtime according to the TVGuide schedule. According to the TV Guide, it is due for airing on February 5th at 7pm Eastern & Pacific/6pm Central following an airing of the movie; Giratina & The Sky Warrior. It's best to check your local listings for your specific times. This movie is the first movie to feature Pokémon from the upcoming games; Pokémon Black & White and feature a man trying to control the Pokémon Zoroark and its illusions. Click the image for screencaps and a synopsis but be warned, as it contains spoilers.

Until Next Time, See Ya

Friday: Episode Title

21-01-2011- 09:16 GMT / 04:16 EST by Serebii

This update may be ammended later today. Since Pokémon Black & White came out in Japan, the Chatroom & WiFi Chatroom have been a bustling hive of activity for discussion & trade respectively so be sure to visit them.
Last Update: 09:16 GMT

In The Animé Department

Japanese Episode Titles

Another new episode title has been revealed for one of the next episodes in the new Pokémon Best Wishes series by Dengeki. This episode is scheduled to air on February 17th 2011, following a one week break for a Naruto special and features Ash & co. meeting another Pokémon Sommelier who is checking the bond between Pokémon and trainers.

Episode 678: Sommelier Showdown! Ishizumai vs Futachimaru!!

Until Next Time, See Ya

Thursday: Episode Pictures + Character Biography

20-01-2011- 10:27 GMT / 05:27 EST by Serebii

Be sure to check yesterday's update for localisation news as well as the 3DS. I'll update with episode pictures later today. Since Pokémon Black & White came out in Japan, the Chatroom & WiFi Chatroom have been a bustling hive of activity for discussion & trade respectively so be sure to visit them.
Last Update: 14:07 GMT
Edit @ 14:07; Episode Pictures

The Wild Child That Hatched from the Egg!!

In The Animé Department

Episode Pictures

As usual, I have done pictures from the episode that aired in Japan today. This episode features the hatching of the Egg which Ash received earlier on in the saga. The AniméDex has been updated with the vast contents of this episode. Click the picture to go to the gallery but be warned however as they contain spoilers;

Character Biography - Ash!

In The Animé Department

Character Biographies

With the new episode that just aired in Japan, I have been able to update the character biography for Ash with a brand new Pokémon thus bringing Ash's Unova team up to the full six members. Be warned though as these biographies contain major spoilers. Click the respective picture to go to the page

Until Next Time, See Ya

Wednesday: Pokémon Best Wishes - Dub Title + Pokémon Names + 3DS Details

19-01-2011- 08:39 GMT / 03:39 EST by Serebii

This update will be updated later today with 3DS news for both the US and Europe. Since Pokémon Black & White came out in Japan, the Chatroom & WiFi Chatroom have been a bustling hive of activity for discussion & trade respectively so be sure to visit them.
Last Update: 18:23 GMT
Edit @ 11:58; New English Names | Edit @ 14;38; 3DS Details | Edit @ 15:11; European 3DS details | Edit @ 18:23; High Link US Name

Pokémon Black & White

In The Games Department

Pokémon Black & White New - Names

The Official Nintendo Magazine in the UK has come out and has confirmed several new English names names along with several new screenshots of the English version Pokémon games; Black & White, due for release in March. The names are as follows; Excadrill (in Japan; Doryuuzu), Sewaddle (in Japan; Kurumiru), Alomomola (in Japan; Mamanbou), We also got a variety of new US attack names; Bug Opposition is now Struggle Bug, Drill Liner is now Drill Run.
We'll bring more confirmations as we get them
Edit: Hidden away in the article is also the confirmation of the US name of the High Link; Entralink

Nintendo 3DS

In The Games Department

The Nintendo 3DS

Nintendo's conferences in both Europe and America have begun and have revealed the dates of the upcoming console; the Nintendo 3DS in each region. This console is the next iteration of Nintendo's handheld and featurees enhanced graphics with the capability of stereoscopic 3D imagery without the need for glasses. Future Pokémon games are to be released on this handheld.
In North America, the 3DS will be released on March 27th 2011 and will cost $249.99.
In Europe, the 3DS will be released on March 25th 2011.

Pokémon Black & White

In The Anime Department

Pokémon Best Wishes - US Name

The official site has updated with the announcement of the Ash's Pikachu event in Toys 'R' Us in America (Running from January 30th to February 13th) and with that update, they have announced the new series of the anime where Ash goes to Unova is coming and gave the name. In Japan, the show is called Best Wishes which plays upon the initials of Black & White as well as the Japanese name of the region. In America, however, the anime series is simply to be called Pokémon Black & White. We'll bring more details on its airing as and when we can.

Until Next Time, See Ya

Monday: Pokémon Black & White - TCG Promos

17-01-2011- 12:31 GMT / 07:31 EST by Serebii

For those of you in America & Canada, the Entei event begins today in Gamestop stores. Since Pokémon Black & White came out in Japan, the Chatroom & WiFi Chatroom have been a bustling hive of activity for discussion & trade respectively so be sure to visit them.
Last Update: 12:31 GMT

Pocket Monsters - BW Promos

In The TCG Department

Pokémon Black & White - Japanese TCG Promos

The official site has updated with the details of the first seven Promotional cards of the Black & White era. These cards were given to tie in with the release of the Black & White Collections last month and were also used to tie in with the recent Mystery Egg event. As such, I have added them to the database. I have updated the CardDex with the cards from these sets. Click the image to go to our Promo page

Until Next Time, See Ya

Sunday: Pokémon Black & White - Dream World Furniture + US Item/Feature Name + Pokémon of the Week

16-01-2011- 11:25 GMT / 06:25 EST by Serebii

Will ammend this update with the Pokémon of the Week later. Since Pokémon Black & White came out in Japan, the Chatroom & WiFi Chatroom have been a bustling hive of activity for discussion & trade respectively so be sure to visit them.
Last Update: 16:27 GMT
Edit @ 16:27; Pokémon of the Week

Pokémon Black & White

In The Games Department

Pokémon Black & White - Dream World Furniture + US Item/Feature Name

Following the commencment of the Dream Castle Global Link Event, which allows the Dream Castle to be obtained in the Dream World, we have noticed that instead of just the castle, it also allows for several new bits of furniture to be used within your Dream World house. As such, I have updated the Dream World - Furniture page with details upon each of the items of furniture obtained through this unique event. Click the image to go to our Dream World Furniture Page.

In English name news, the new issue of Nintendo Power in America, the February issue, has announced that the Live Caster, the feature for video chat in the games through the use of the DSi, DSiXL or 3DS, has been given the name of; Xtransceiver (pronounced as Cross Transceiver). This feature is also utilised in-game in a similar means to the PokéGear in HeartGold & SoulSilver to allow you to keep in contact with your rivals, Professor Juniper and your in-game mother

Pokémon of the Week - Tyranitar

In The Pokémon of the Week Department

Who's That Pokémon

Today marks the second entry into the Generation V competitive field with a fan favourite Pokémon. These entries are created by the visitors for the visitors and then compiled by our writer Reno. To get involved, Click here for the discussion forum. Today, we are covering a Pokémon introduced within second generation. Its body is said to be impervious to attacks and so it often challenges opponents. It creates a Sandstorm when sent into battle. So here it is, the second featured Pokémon, Tyranitar.

Until Next Time, See Ya

Saturday: Pokémon Black & White - Pokéarth Update

15-01-2011- 09:45 GMT / 04:45 EST by Serebii

. Since Pokémon Black & White came out in Japan, the Chatroom & WiFi Chatroom have been a bustling hive of activity for discussion & trade respectively so be sure to visit them.
Last Update: 10:54 GMT
Edit @ 10:54; ItemDex Updated

Pokéarth Update

In The Site Department

Pokémon Black & White Pokéarth Update

A few weeks ago, I began and went live with several new enhancements to the Unova section of Pokéarth, which is spearheading a new look in the section which will be gradually implemented throughout the year. Today, with special thanks to my friend Alpha, I have updated all the trainer information for the trainers in Unova to include details of what kind of battle it is, sprites based upon gender & forms as well as inclusion of abilities of the Pokémon and finally, hold items on the various Pokémon. Click the image to go to our section.
Edit: I have also updated the ItemDex to include the trainers with each specific hold item.

Until Next Time, See Ya

Friday: Pokémon Black & White WiFi Event & Global Link Details + Gen IV WiFi

14-01-2011- 08:06 GMT / 03:06 EST by Serebii

I shall possibly ammend this update later with something cool I have been working on. Since Pokémon Black & White came out in Japan, the Chatroom & WiFi Chatroom have been a bustling hive of activity for discussion & trade respectively so be sure to visit them.
Last Update: 21:08 GMT
Edit @ 08:46; Movie 14 details | Edit @ 21:08; WiFi Event Clarification

Pokémon Black & White

In The Games Department

Pokémon Black & White New - New WiFi Event & Global Link Events

The official site has updated with new details on a new WiFi event to take place at the end of the month. To tie in with next week's episode which features the hatching of Ash's Egg, a Zuruggu is to be distributed over the Nintendo WiFi Connection from January 28th to February 10th. This Zuruggu is Level 1, to match the egg and comes holding the Muscle Band
In addition to this event, they have announced that the special fan designed Dream World House is now available for download in the Global Link until Valentine's Day. To top that off, from January 27th 2011 to March 30th 2011, you'll be able to download some special C Gear skins featuring Piplup and Croagunk to tie in with the upcoming anime specials which feature Dawn & Brock
Croagunk C GearPiplup C Gear

Pokémon Black & White

In The Games Department

Pokémon Diamond, Pearl, Platinum, HeartGold & SoulSilver - WiFi Event

Following Tuesday's announcement of the giveaway of the Shiny Beasts over WiFi for Europe, the official site has updated with the various dates of these Pokémon. Like the Gamestop release in America, these WiFi events are to be staggered and seperate and will each last one week;
Raikou: February 7th 2011 to February 13th 2011
Entei: February 14th 2011 to February 20th 2011
Suicune: February 21st 2011 to February 27th 2011
You can download each Pokémon only once per game. Once again, these beasts, when sent to the Black & White games give access to Zoroark. It is not yet known if America will also receive these events, but based on past events, it is very likely.

Pokémon Black & White

In The Games Department

Victini & The Dark Hero Zekrom

With thanks to Shellspider for the images, we can confirm that the new movie's full title is Victini & The Dark Hero - Zekrom (ビクティニと黒き英雄ゼクロム). However, despite this, with thanks to Sabonea Masukippa for translation, CoroCoro asks "What is Zekrom's connection to the Dark Hero?", indicating that there is still more to come. This movie is due for release in Japan on July 16th. To tie in with this, CoroCoro has also announced that Victini will be distributed knowing the special move V-Generate which previously could not be learned by any other Pokémon. Distribution details have yet to be announced. CoroCoro promises much more information on this new movie next month

Until Next Time, See Ya

Thursday: New US Names + Episode Pictures + Character Biography

13-01-2011- 13:52 GMT / 08:52 EST by Serebii

There has been a slight delay in Episode Pictures. I'll get them up as soon as possible. We're still waiting on CoroCoro for movie details. Since Pokémon Black & White came out in Japan, the Chatroom & WiFi Chatroom have been a bustling hive of activity for discussion & trade respectively so be sure to visit them.
Last Update: 21:30 GMT
Edit @ 14:09; Episode Pictures | Edit @ 21:30; Various US names

Pokémon Black & White

In The Games Department

Pokémon Black & White New - Names

IGN have revealed several new US names along with several new screenshots of the English version Pokémon games; Black & White, due for release in March. The names are as follows; Braviary (in Japan; Wargle), Patrat (in Japan; Minezumi), Gothitelle (in Japan; Gochiruzeru), Reuniclus (in Japan; Rankurusu), Cofagrigus (in Japan; Desukan), Drilbur (in Japan; Mogurew), Axew (in Japan; Kibago), Woobat (in Japan; Koromori), Musharna keeps its Japanese name
With these Pokémon names, various abilities and moves also got announced; Dust-proof is now Overcoat, Sand Power is now Sand Force, Sand Strength is now Sand Rush
Mummy keeps its Japanese name
We also got a variety of new US attack names; Double Chop is now Dual Chop, Heart Stamp keeps its Japanese name, You First is now After You, Free Fall is now Sky Drop
Finally, it confirms that the character Mokomo is called Fennel. Edit: The official site also confirmed that Cheren keeps his Japanese name and Belle is now known as Bianca.

Shippou City Gym Rematch! Explosive New Move!!

In The Animé Department

Episode Pictures

As usual, I have done pictures from the episode that aired in Japan today. This episode features Ash's Gym battle rematch against the Shippou City Gym Leader; Aloe. The AniméDex has been updated with the vast contents of this episode. Click the picture to go to the gallery but be warned however as they contain spoilers;

Character Biography - Belle!

In The Animé Department

Character Biographies

With the new episode that just aired in Japan, I have been able to update the character biography for Aloe. Aloe is the Gym Leader of Shippou City and focuses her team on Normal-type Pokémon. Be warned though as these biographies contain major spoilers. Click the respective picture to go to the page

Until Next Time, See Ya

Tuesday: New Generation IV WiFi Event

11-01-2011- 15:44 GMT / 10:44 EST by Serebii

CoroCoro is likely to come soon with some movie news and perhaps even some game news.Since Pokémon Black & White came out in Japan, the Chatroom & WiFi Chatroom have been a bustling hive of activity for discussion & trade respectively so be sure to visit them.
Last Update: 15:44 GMT

Pokémon Black & White

In The Games Department

Pokémon Diamond, Pearl, Platinum, HeartGold & SoulSilver - WiFi Event

The press release regarding yesterday's revealing of the European Dates has been posted and contains several new details including details on a new WiFi event due for release in Europe. Nintendo has announced that starting on February 7th 2011, the shiny legendary beasts (Raikou, Entei & Suicune) will be receivable over the Nintendo WiFi Connection for Diamond, Pearl, Platinum, HeartGold & SoulSilver. At the moment, we don't have details on when this event ends, nor on how they'll be distributed; whether they'll be staggered like the US Gamestop events or whether they'll be like the Mystery Egg event that just ended in Japan. If you didn't already know, these Beasts, when sent to Pokémon Black & White, give access to Zoroark.
In addition to this, they also announced that Europe will also be getting Celebi soon, but didn't provide further details. We'll provide more details on these events, the end date, and whether they will be available on US games as well, as soon as we can

Until Next Time, See Ya

Monday: Pokémon Black & White - European Release

10-01-2011- 12:12 GMT / 07:12 EST by Serebii

CoroCoro is likely to come soon with some movie news and perhaps even some game news. This update may also be updated later today Since Pokémon Black & White came out in Japan, the Chatroom & WiFi Chatroom have been a bustling hive of activity for discussion & trade respectively so be sure to visit them.
Last Update: 14:04 GMT
Edit @ 14:04; Dub Titles | Edit @ 18:51; Australian Date

Pokémon Black & White

In The Games Department

Pokémon Black & White - European Release

The details on the European launch of the new games; Black & White have been revealed today by our friends at the UK Official Nintendo Magazine and will be further confirmed in a press release later today. This date, having been darting about in rumour for the last week or so, is March 4th 2011 marking a first, having Europe get the games two days prior to America, a first for the main series Pokémon games. Click the image to go to our extensive Pokémon Black & White section
Edit: The Australian date has also been revealed by the official site. It is due for release in Australia and New Zealand on March 10th 2011

The Brockster Is In!

In The Anime Department

Dub Episode Title

A new dub title was revealed by the MSN TV Schedule. This is the episode title for the thirty-third episode of this season and the 658th episode total. This episode features Ash & Co. under attack by many Tentracruel while on a boat back to Twinleaf Town. This episode is to be called The Brockster Is In! and is scheduled to air on the 29th of January. Click the picture for synopsis and episode pictures;

Memories Are Made of Bliss!

In The Anime Department

Dub Episode Title

A new dub title was revealed by the MSN TV Schedule. This is the episode title for the thirty-fourth and final episode of this season and the 659th episode total. This episode features Ash & Co. decide to go their seperate ways at the end of their journey. This episode is to be called Memories Are Made of Bliss! and is scheduled to air on the 5th of February. Click the picture for synopsis and episode pictures;

Until Next Time, See Ya

Sunday: Pokémon Black & White - New WiFi Event + WiFi Reminders + Episode Titles + Pokémon of the Week

09-01-2011- 09:08 GMT / 04:08 EST by Serebii

Will update with the first Gen V Pokémon of the Week later today. Since Pokémon Black & White came out in Japan, the Chatroom & WiFi Chatroom have been a bustling hive of activity for discussion & trade respectively so be sure to visit them.
Last Update: 12:15 GMT
Edit @ 12:15; First Generation V Pokémon of the Week added

Pokémon Black & White

In The Games Department

Pokémon Black & White - World Hobby Fair Giveaway

The official site has updated with details about the Zoroark being given away both at the World Hobby Fair, and over WiFi. Over WiFi, from February 15th 2011 to March 14th 2011, you'll be able to download this special Zoroark which knows the move Bark Out, a move currently unobtainable by other Pokémon. The Event Database has been updated with details on this Zoroark

Pokémon Black & White

In The Games Department

Pokémon Black & White - Wi-Fi Event Reminder

For those of you with the Japanese Pokémon Black & White, the current Wi-Fi event allowing for the download of one of three eggs ends on Tuesday. This event gives you a special Pidove, Pansage or Kibago based upon the Pokémon owned by Ash, Dento & Iris in the Best Wishes anime. You can only get one egg per game and it's random so get while you still can

Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs

In The Games Department

Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs - WiFi Missions

For those of you with the American or European version of the game; Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs, four of the WiFi missions are due to end this Tuesday. These four missions are the four which allow for the transfer of Deoxys, Manaphy, Shaymin & Heatran to your Generation IV games. While these missions require you to be at a certain point in your game to play, they can be downloaded at any time so get them while you still can. Click the picture to go to the page detailling these missions

The Semi Final Frontier!

In The Anime Department

Dub Episode Title

A new dub title was revealed by the official site. This is the episode title for the thirty-second episode of this season and the 657th episode total. This episode features the semi-final of the Sinnoh League and has Ash face Tobias and his seemingly unbeatable Darkrai. This episode is to be called The Semi Final Frontier! and is scheduled to air on the 22nd of January. Click the picture for synopsis and episode pictures;

Pokémon of the Week - Salamence

In The Pokémon of the Week Department

Who's That Pokémon

Today marks the first entry into the Generation V competitive field with a fan favourite Pokémon. These entries are created by the visitors for the visitors and then compiled by our writer Reno. To get involved, Click here for the discussion forum. Today, we are covering a Pokémon introduced within third generation. It is uncontrollable if enraged and since it was its base form, has always longed to fly. So here it is, the first featured Pokémon, Salamence.

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Friday: Pokémon Black & White - Transfer Machine & More

07-01-2011- 15:27 GMT / 10:27 EST by Serebii

Still in the slow news time. However, next week things will start to heat up with CoroCoro. Since Pokémon Black & White came out in Japan, the Chatroom & WiFi Chatroom have been a bustling hive of activity for discussion & trade respectively so be sure to visit them.
Last Update: 15:27 GMT

Pokémon Black & White

In The Games Department

Pokémon Black & White Updates

Over the past day, I have been enhancing various pages within the Black & White section as per some of the suggestions which have been sent in. These including fixing images, including a bit more in-depth information and more. Most notably, I have updated the Transfer Machine page with further details into its function including the implementation of the infamous Lock Capsule item. This page will be of note to all of you who have picked up Raikou from Gamestop in America. Click the image to go to our Black & White section

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Thursday: Episode Pictures & Character Biography

06-01-2011- 12:49 GMT / 07:49 EST by Serebii

We're in a bit of a slow news time, so I'll take the time to ask this. What do you want me to cover on the site? Are there any parts of Black & White I missed that you wish to know? Let me know and thanks for all the ideas so far. Since Pokémon Black & White came out in Japan, the Chatroom & WiFi Chatroom have been a bustling hive of activity for discussion & trade respectively so be sure to visit them.
Last Update: 18:24 GMT
Edit @ 18:24; Episode Title

Shippou Gym!! VS Gym Leader Aloe!

In The Animé Department

Episode Pictures

As usual, I have done pictures from the episode that aired in Japan today. This episode features Ash's Gym battle against the Shippou City Gym Leader; Aloe. The AniméDex has been updated with the vast contents of this episode. Click the picture to go to the gallery but be warned however as they contain spoilers;

Character Biography - Belle!

In The Animé Department

Character Biographies

With the new episode that just aired in Japan, I have been able to update the character biography for Aloe. Aloe is the Gym Leader of Shippou City and focuses her team on Normal-type Pokémon. Be warned though as these biographies contain major spoilers. Click the respective picture to go to the page

Battling a Thaw in Relations!

In The Anime Department

Dub Episode Title

A new dub title was revealed by the official site. This is the episode title for the thirty-first episode of this season and the 656th episode total. This episode features the continuation of the Sinnoh League and shows the match up of Ash & Paul. This episode is to be called Battling a Thaw in Relations! and is scheduled to air on the 15th of January. Click the picture for synopsis and episode pictures;

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Wednesday: Pokémon Black & White AttackDex Updates

05-01-2011- 11:35 GMT / 06:35 EST by Serebii

We're in a bit of a slow news time, so I'll take the time to ask this. What do you want me to cover on the site? Are there any parts of Black & White I missed that you wish to know? Let me know and thanks for all the ideas so far.
For those of you in America & Canada, don't forget that the Raikou download event is currently ongoing in Gamestop stores. Since Pokémon Black & White came out in Japan, the Chatroom & WiFi Chatroom have been a bustling hive of activity for discussion & trade respectively so be sure to visit them.
Last Update: 11:35 GMT

Pokémon Black & White

In The Games Department

Pokémon Black & White AttackDex

Over the past 24 hours, I have been updating various pages in our Pokémon Black & White section including the Triple Battle page and various AbilityDex pages with some information from the Attackdex which wasn't displaying correctly. As such, I've gone through the AttackDex for Pokémon Black & White and done several bugfixes and gone more in-depth for most of the moves and really in-depth for others. Click the link to go to our AttackDex

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Tuesday: Pokémon Black & White Game Mechanics - Speed Priority

04-01-2011- 10:29 GMT / 05:29 EST by Serebii

We're in a bit of a slow news time, so I'll take the time to ask this. What do you want me to cover on the site? Are there any parts of Black & White I missed that you wish to know? Let me know and thanks for all the ideas so far. Since Pokémon Black & White came out in Japan, the Chatroom & WiFi Chatroom have been a bustling hive of activity for discussion & trade respectively so be sure to visit them.
Last Update: 10:29 GMT

Pokémon Black & White

In The Games Department

Pokémon Black & White - Game Mechanics - Speed Priority

As requested, I have updated the Game Mechanic page on Speed Priority to detail the changes within the Speed Priority functionality as well as the addition of the new moves in each specific bracket. This page contains a lot of details from Pokémon Black & White including descriptions of Speed Priority in Rotation Battles and the inclusion of a new ability. Click the image to go to our section

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Monday: Pokémon Black & White - Pokéarth Update

03-01-2011- 14:44 GMT / 09:44 EST by Serebii

We're in a bit of a slow news time, so I'll take the time to ask this. What do you want me to cover on the site? Are there any parts of Black & White I missed that you wish to know? Let me know. Since Pokémon Black & White came out in Japan, the Chatroom & WiFi Chatroom have been a bustling hive of activity for discussion & trade respectively so be sure to visit them.
Last Update: 14:44 GMT

Pokéarth Update

In The Site Department

Pokémon Black & White Pokéarth Update

A few weeks ago, I began and went live with several new enhancements to the Unova section of Pokéarth, which is spearheading a new look in the section which will be gradually implemented throughout the year. Well, today I have added a variety of new parts to Unova's section of Pokéarth including full details on the various In-Game Trades for Black & White which have also been included in an update to the page. Click the image to go to our section.

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Sunday: Pokémon Black & White Game Mechanics - Varied Stat Moves & Pokémon of the Week

02-01-2011- 11:05 GMT / 06:05 EST by Serebii

Hope you all had a good new year. Will update this update with the Pokémon of the Week later today. Since Pokémon Black & White came out in Japan, the Chatroom & WiFi Chatroom have been a bustling hive of activity for discussion & trade respectively so be sure to visit them.
Last Update: 15:16 GMT
Edit @ 15:16; Pokémon of the Week

Pokémon Black & White

In The Games Department

Pokémon Black & White - Game Mechanics - Varied Stat Moves

In the games, moves have always been based on Physical or Special stats. In the new games however, several moves were created which used a combination of both Special and Physical stats in order to calculate the damage. As such, I have created a Game Mechanic page based upon these moves and what alternate moves & items can affect them

Pokémon of the Week - Kyogre

In The Pokémon of the Week Department

Who's That Pokémon

Once again going into the 4th Generation Competitive Battling strategies, we are covering our one-hundred & ninety-ninth Pokémon and unfortunately, the last in the fourth generation strategies.
Starting next week, we'll be covering the Pokémon in the 5th Generation battling environment. However, some of these sets will be applicable to fourth generation strategies for Pokémon between Bulbasaur and Arceus. There is a different creation mechanic to this new Pokémon of the Week. From now on, the Pokémon of the Week is to become a collaboration effort where our writer Reno will post the upcoming Pokémon on the forums and it'll be discussed and everyone can suggest sets or strategies for the Pokémon in all four aspects of battling in the fifth generation. Click here for the discussion forum
Today, we are covering a Pokémon introduced within third generation. It used to fight with Groudon. It is said to have expanded the sea by bringing heavy rains. It has the power to control water. . So here it is, the one hundred & ninety-ninth featured Pokémon, Kyogre.

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