Wednesday: Pokémon X & Y - Oorotto

31-07-2013 06:23 BST / 01:23 EDT by Serebii

Be sure to check the past few updates. In a bit of a slow news period at the moment, but you never know when things will come so keep checking back. If you have any ideas for the site, be sure to send them in
With the news of Pokémon X & Y, the Chatroom has been rife with discussion of the amazing showcase and speculation over contents while the WiFi Chatroom has been a place for people to hunt down the new Dream World Pokémon for trade and to battle other trainers so be sure to visit them. Our Forums have also had these discussion and are a bustling trade and competitive section for the games. Be sure to like our FaceBook Page.
Last Update: 15:57 BST
Edit @ 06:50: Trailer added | Edit @ 11:06: Shiny Event Levels | Edit @ 15:57: Dialga moves

Pokémon X & Y

In The Games Department

Pokémon X & Y - Oorotto Officially Revealed

The trailer that aired with the movie has now been put on the Nintendo eShop. This trailer showcases the first official picture of the Pokémon Oorotto. It shows that its appearance matches the image we posted two weeks ago. The trailer also reveals that Fennekin knows a move called Glow Punch and showed off a battle in what appears to be underwater. We expect official artwork soon
New Footage

Pokémon X & Y

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Pokémon Black 2 & White 2 - Shiny Dialga, Palkia & Giratina Event

Following their reveal over the last few days, Nintendo UK has revealed an image showing that the upcoming shiny Dialga, Palkia & Giratina events in North America and Europe will be distributed at Level 100. EB Games have also updated and stated that the Dialga will have the moves Dragon Pulse, Draco Meteor, Roar of Time and Aura Sphere.. The moves and abilities of the other Pokémon are still not known, but will be posted as soon as it is known. The Event Database has been updated with these events

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Tuesday: Pokémon Black 2 & White 2 - VGC Event

30-07-2013 20:10 BST / 15:10 EDT by Serebii

Be sure to check the past few updates. In a bit of a slow news period at the moment, but you never know when things will come so keep checking back. If you have any ideas for the site, be sure to send them in
With the news of Pokémon X & Y, the Chatroom has been rife with discussion of the amazing showcase and speculation over contents while the WiFi Chatroom has been a place for people to hunt down the new Dream World Pokémon for trade and to battle other trainers so be sure to visit them. Our Forums have also had these discussion and are a bustling trade and competitive section for the games. Be sure to like our FaceBook Page.
Last Update: 20:10 BST

Pokémon X & Y

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Pokémon Black, White, Black 2 & White 2 - VGC 2013 Event

The special event distribution has been announced for the Pokémon Video Game Championships next weekend in Vancouver. This Pokémon is a special Smeargle with the moves False Swipe, Spore, Mean Look & Odor Sleuth which allow it to be the perfect Pokémon for catching others. It's distributed at Level 50 and is said to have high Speed & Attack IVs. The Smeargle distribution will take place on Saturday, August 10th from noon to 8 p.m. and Sunday, August 11th from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Event Database has been updated with these events

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Monday: Pokémon Black 2 & White 2 - Japanese Jirachi Reminder + Tretta Lab Video

29-07-2013 12:07 BST / 07:07 EDT by Serebii

Be sure to check the past few updates. In a bit of a slow news period at the moment, but you never know when things will come so keep checking back. If you have any ideas for the site, be sure to send them in
With the news of Pokémon X & Y, the Chatroom has been rife with discussion of the amazing showcase and speculation over contents while the WiFi Chatroom has been a place for people to hunt down the new Dream World Pokémon for trade and to battle other trainers so be sure to visit them. Our Forums have also had these discussion and are a bustling trade and competitive section for the games. Be sure to like our FaceBook Page.
Last Update: 13:10 BST
Edit @ 13:10: Tretta Lab Video | Edit @ 16:21: American Shiny Dialga/Palkia/Giratina Event

Pokémon X & Y

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Pokémon Black 2 & White 2 - Shiny Dialga, Palkia & Giratina Event

For those in the North America, a new event has been revealed by The Pokémon Company to run in Gamestop. This event is to run from August 19th 2013 to September 8th 2013 and is to offer a download of a Shiny Dialga. On September 9th to September 29th, a Shiny Palkia will be distributed and from September 30th to October 20th, a shiny Giratina will be distributed. We'll provide full details of the Pokémon as soon as possible. The Event Database has been updated with these events

Pokémon Black 2 & White 2

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Pokémon Black, White, Black 2 & White 2 - Jirachi Event

For those of you with the Japanese Pokémon Black, White, Black 2 & White 2 games, the current WiFi event is due to end on Wednesday. This WiFi event gives the Pokémon Jirachi to tie in with the recent episode of the anime Pokémon Best Wishes Season 2 Decolora Adventures which featured Jirachi. As previously reported, it is Level 50, and has the moves Healing Wish, Psychic, Swift and Meteor Mash while holding the Micle Berry.

Pokémon X & Y

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Pokémon Tretta Lab - First Trailer

Another new trailer has been released for Pokémon Tretta Lab for Nintendo 3DS, coming to Japan in just two weeks. This game is an accessory and companion application to the arcade game Pokémon Tretta. This trailer confirms a few more details for the game, including that the game is accessed through a special QR code given in the package, which then is downloaded to the 3DS. The game requires 350MB of space on your SD card, which equates to approximately 2,800 blocks. We'll provide more on this game as it comes
New Footage

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Sunday: Pokémon of the Week

28-07-2013 13:00 BST / 08:00 EDT by Serebii

Be sure to check the past few updates. In a bit of a slow news period at the moment, but you never know when things will come so keep checking back. If you have any ideas for the site, be sure to send them in
With the news of Pokémon X & Y, the Chatroom has been rife with discussion of the amazing showcase and speculation over contents while the WiFi Chatroom has been a place for people to hunt down the new Dream World Pokémon for trade and to battle other trainers so be sure to visit them. Our Forums have also had these discussion and are a bustling trade and competitive section for the games. Be sure to like our FaceBook Page.
Last Update: 13:00 BST

Pokémon of the Week - Kingdra

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Who's That Pokémon

Today marks the one hundred & thirty-fourth entry into the Generation V competitive field with a Unova Pokémon. These entries are created by the visitors for the visitors and then compiled by our writers Miror & Tai. To get involved, Click here for the discussion forum.
Today, we are covering a Pokémon introduced in the fifth generation. The mist emanating from their foreheads is packed with the dreams of people and Pokémon.With the mist from its forehead, it can create shapes of things from dreams it has eaten.The dream mist coming from its forehead changes into many different colors depending on the dream that was eaten. So here it is, the one hundred & thirty-fourth entry, Musharna.

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Saturday: Pokémon - XY Screenshots

27-07-2013 23:10 BST / 18:10 EDT by Serebii

In a bit of a slow news period at the moment, but you never know when things will come so keep checking back. If you have any ideas for the site, be sure to send them in
With the news of Pokémon X & Y, the Chatroom has been rife with discussion of the amazing showcase and speculation over contents while the WiFi Chatroom has been a place for people to hunt down the new Dream World Pokémon for trade and to battle other trainers so be sure to visit them. Our Forums have also had these discussion and are a bustling trade and competitive section for the games. Be sure to like our FaceBook Page.
Last Update: 23:10 BST

Pokémon X & Y

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Pokémon X & Y - New Screenshots

The official Japanese site has updated recently with various updated screenshots for the various Pokémon within Pokémon X & Y. These screenshots primarily showcased the same features as before, specifically the Pokémon using their moves, but unlike previous ones, show a different setting to the standard field such as a lake and forest. Our pre-release screenshot page has been updated with these images

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Friday: Pokémon - UK Events + Japanese Event + Tretta Lab Trailer & Screenshots

26-07-2013 06:06 BST / 01:06 EDT by Serebii

In a bit of a slow news period at the moment, but you never know when things will come so keep checking back. If you have any ideas for the site, be sure to send them in
With the news of Pokémon X & Y, the Chatroom has been rife with discussion of the amazing showcase and speculation over contents while the WiFi Chatroom has been a place for people to hunt down the new Dream World Pokémon for trade and to battle other trainers so be sure to visit them. Our Forums have also had these discussion and are a bustling trade and competitive section for the games. Be sure to like our FaceBook Page.
Last Update: 16:10 BST
Edit @ 09:44: Tretta Lab Trailer | Edit @ 16:10: UK Event

Pokémon X & Y

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Pokémon Black 2 & White 2 - Shiny Dialga Event

For those in the UK, a new event has been revealed by the facebook pages of various GAME stores. This event is to run from August 30th 2013 to September 12th 2013 and is to offer a download of a Shiny Dialga. On September 13th to September 26th, a Shiny Palkia will be distributed and from September 27th to October 12th, a shiny Giratina will be distributed. We'll provide full details, as well as official confirmation, as soon as possible

Pokémon X & Y

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Pokémon - Anime Events

To commemorate the anime, Pokémon Best Wishes Season 2 Decolora Adventures, a new event has been announced. In the Pokémon Centers in Japan, you will be able to download one of four Pokémon. You have a choice between Ash's Pikachu, Iris' Axew, Cilan's Pansage or Professor Oak's Rotom. This distribution is done in four parts, allowing you to receive one of each. First part runs from August 10th to August 16th, second runs from August 17th to August 23rd, third runs from August 24th to August 30th and the last runs from August 31st to September 6th. We don't have the true details of each Pokémon yet, but they'll be added as soon as we do

Pokémon X & Y

In The Games Department

Pokémon Tretta Lab - First Trailer

The first trailer for Pokémon Tretta Lab has been released and has showcased the first image of the back of the scanner, fully showing the actual size of it. This scanner is now shown to have a base that allows the 3DS to rest on it, and is best used on a table. We will cover this companion utility upon its release on August 10th
Edit @ 10:23: More screenshots have been released for the game and have been added to our pre-release screenshot page. In addition to this, a few details about the game's special Challenge Battle have been revealed. This mode has you battle various Pokémon, using your Tretta from the arcade game. As you play through, you may find special Tretta and the difficulty increases with each battle
New Footage

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Thursday: Pokémon - Episode Pictures

25-07-2013 13:16 BST / 08:16 EDT by Serebii

In a bit of a slow news period at the moment, but you never know when things will come so keep checking back. If you have any ideas for the site, be sure to send them in
With the news of Pokémon X & Y, the Chatroom has been rife with discussion of the amazing showcase and speculation over contents while the WiFi Chatroom has been a place for people to hunt down the new Dream World Pokémon for trade and to battle other trainers so be sure to visit them. Our Forums have also had these discussion and are a bustling trade and competitive section for the games. Be sure to like our FaceBook Page.
Last Update: 13:16 BST

The Mystery of the Treasure! Adventure on an Uninhabited Island!!

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Pokémon Black & White - Episode Pictures

As usual, I have done pictures from the episode that aired in Japan today. This episode features Alexa recruiting Ash & co. to help her find a lost treasure on a nearby island. The AniméDex has been updated with the massive contents of this episode. Click the picture to go to the gallery but be warned however as they contain spoilers;

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Wednesday: Pokémon X & Y - eShop Picture

24-07-2013 20:40 BST / 15:40 EDT by Serebii

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With the news of Pokémon X & Y, the Chatroom has been rife with discussion of the amazing showcase and speculation over contents while the WiFi Chatroom has been a place for people to hunt down the new Dream World Pokémon for trade and to battle other trainers so be sure to visit them. Our Forums have also had these discussion and are a bustling trade and competitive section for the games. Be sure to like our FaceBook Page.
Last Update: 20:40 BST

Pokémon X & Y

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Pokémon X & Y - Dual Screen Screenshots

The Nintendo 3DS eShop has updated with several bits of information for the upcoming games, Pokémon X & Y and has included some direct feed screenshots that showcase the full dual screen focus of the games. This mostly reconfirms that the PSS will run on the bottom screen when on the overworld, but also showcased the entirity of the bottom screen when in battle. This interface remains the same as before, but includes a new stylised look. The pictures have been added to our pre-release picture page

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Tuesday: Pokémon Black 2 & White 2 - Gothorita Reminder + Episode Title

23-07-2013 07:25 BST / 02:25 EDT by Serebii

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With the news of Pokémon X & Y, the Chatroom has been rife with discussion of the amazing showcase and speculation over contents while the WiFi Chatroom has been a place for people to hunt down the new Dream World Pokémon for trade and to battle other trainers so be sure to visit them. Our Forums have also had these discussion and are a bustling trade and competitive section for the games. Be sure to like our FaceBook Page.
Last Update: 14:00 BST
Edit @ 14:00: Gothorita Reminder

Pokémon Black 2 & White 2

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Pokémon Black 2 & White 2 - Global Link Gothorita Reminder

For those of you who with the international games, the next Global Link promotion is due to end on Thursday. This event gives you a Gothorita with its Hidden Ability of Shadow Tag. This Pokémon wass distributed via a special code that comes in the upcoming strategy guide: "Pokemon Black Version 2 & Pokemon White Version 2 The Official National Pokedex & Guide Volume 2: The Official Pokemon Strategy Guide". The password is PGLPK15G

In The Anime Department

Pokémon Best Wishes Season 2

Within the magazine TV Guide Japan, a new episode title has been revealed. This episode, due to air on August 22nd 2013, features a focus on Gogoat. It will be followed on August 29th by a break allowing for a special of Naruto
Episode 799: GoGo Gogoat!

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Sunday: Pokémon of the Week

21-07-2013 13:00 BST / 08:00 EDT by Serebii

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With the news of Pokémon X & Y, the Chatroom has been rife with discussion of the amazing showcase and speculation over contents while the WiFi Chatroom has been a place for people to hunt down the new Dream World Pokémon for trade and to battle other trainers so be sure to visit them. Our Forums have also had these discussion and are a bustling trade and competitive section for the games. Be sure to like our FaceBook Page.
Last Update: 13:00 BST

Pokémon of the Week - Kingdra

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Who's That Pokémon

Today marks the one hundred & thirty-third entry into the Generation V competitive field with a classic Pokémon. These entries are created by the visitors for the visitors and then compiled by our writers Miror & Tai. To get involved, Click here for the discussion forum.
Today, we are covering a Pokémon introduced in the second generation. It lives in caves on the seafloor and creates giant whirlpools every time it moves.It is said that it usually hides in underwater caves. It can create whirlpools by yawning. . So here it is, the one hundred & thirty-third entry, Kingdra.

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Saturday: Pokémon X & Y + Black 2 & White 2 - WiFi Event Reminder

20-07-2013 10:30 BST / 05:30 EDT by Serebii

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With the news of Pokémon X & Y, the Chatroom has been rife with discussion of the amazing showcase and speculation over contents while the WiFi Chatroom has been a place for people to hunt down the new Dream World Pokémon for trade and to battle other trainers so be sure to visit them. Our Forums have also had these discussion and are a bustling trade and competitive section for the games. Be sure to like our FaceBook Page.
Last Update: 00:27 BST
Edit @ 00:17: Pokémon X & Y
Edit @ 00:27: XY Anime

Pokémon X & Y

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Pokémon X & Y - Pokémon Smash

During Pokémon Smash today, several of the hosts of the show participated in playing the game loaned to them by Junichi Masuda. During this demo, they showed some of the early parts of the game and continued with a fishing piece where Octillery was caught, confirming fishing returns. It showed Surfing on the Pokémon as well, with a standard shadow. Inkay is then found on an island. Our friends at Filb will have footage shortly

Pokémon X & Y

In The Anime Department

Pokémon X & Y - First Look

During todays episode of Pokémon Smash, the first footage of the Pokémon XY anime was shown. This footage showed Ash and Pikachu within the Kalos region and featured Ash leaving a plane on the Kalos region alone with Ash screaming that he'll be the champion in the Kalos region, and then showed Chespin, Fennekin and Froakie in a laboratory. We'll provide footage as soon as possible
Pokémon XY Poster

Pokémon Black 2 & White 2

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Pokémon Black 2 & White 2 - WiFi Deoxys

For those of you with the French, German, Spanish or Italian language Black 2 & White 2 games, the new WiFi event is due to end at the end of Monday. This WiFi event provides a special Level 100 Deoxys with the moves Nasty Plot, Dark Pulse, Recover and Psycho Boost, while holding the Life Orb and coming in the Dusk Ball. Like all Deoxys, this Pokémon can be taken to the Nacrene City Museum to change form. Be sure to download it while you still have a chance

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Friday: Mysterious Silhouette

19-07-2013 05:36 BST / 00:36 EDT by Serebii

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With the news of Pokémon X & Y, the Chatroom has been rife with discussion of the amazing showcase and speculation over contents while the WiFi Chatroom has been a place for people to hunt down the new Dream World Pokémon for trade and to battle other trainers so be sure to visit them. Our Forums have also had these discussion and are a bustling trade and competitive section for the games. Be sure to like our FaceBook Page.
Last Update: 07:30 BST

Pokémon Black 2 & White 2

In The Games Department

GameFreak - Silhouette

The official GameFreak website has posted a strange picture of a silhouette with a caption noting that "the well known game, played all around the world, is about to be reborn thanks to a surprising collaboration". Now, this may not be regarding Pokémon, but rather another franchise that GameFreak is now working with, so don't take this as Pokémon at this time, but we'll bring news as and when it comes
Edit @ 07:30: It has been found that the URL includes the term Soritiba ソリティ馬, which was a trademark registered last year by Gamefreak

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Thursday: Pokémon Black 2 & White 2 - WiFi Competition + Episode Pictures + Character Biography

18-07-2013 08:10 BST / 03:10 EDT by Serebii

This update will be updated throughout the day. If you have any ideas for the site, be sure to send them in
With the news of Pokémon X & Y, the Chatroom has been rife with discussion of the amazing showcase and speculation over contents while the WiFi Chatroom has been a place for people to hunt down the new Dream World Pokémon for trade and to battle other trainers so be sure to visit them. Our Forums have also had these discussion and are a bustling trade and competitive section for the games. Be sure to like our FaceBook Page.
Last Update: 13:10 BST
Edit @ 11:25: Character Biography | Edit @ 13:10: Episode Pictures

Alexa Appears! Helioptile & Gogoat!

In The Anime Department

Pokémon Black & White - Episode Pictures

As usual, I have done pictures from the episode that aired in Japan today. This episode features Ash & Co. meeting up with Alexa, a journalist from Kalos who is there to do a story on the Harvest Festival's Sumo Tournament. The AniméDex has been updated with the massive contents of this episode. Click the picture to go to the gallery but be warned however as they contain spoilers;

Pokémon Best Wishes - Character Biography

In The Anime Department

Pokémon Best Wishes - Character Biography

Following on from the episode that just aired in Japan, I have been able to create a biography for the new character who has joined Ash from this episode, Alexa. Be warned as this biography includes spoilers. Click the image to go to the biography

Pokémon Black 2 & White 2

In The Games Department

Pokémon Black 2 & White 2 - WiFi Competitions

The next Pokémon Black 2 & White 2 WiFi tournament is open for registration. This WiFi Competition, the 2013 Global Showdown is the final WiFi Competition for Black 2 & White 2. Like usual, it's a Single Battle using the National Pokédex barring Chatot. It is seperated into three divisions; Junior, Senior and Master . Registration runs until July 25th 2013 while the tournament itself runs from July 26th to July 29th. If you participate in at least 5 matches, you'll be eligible for entry into the first Pokémon X & Y Battle Competition

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Wednesday: Pokémon Rumble U - American & European Release

17-07-2013 12:18 BST / 07:18 EDT by Serebii

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With the news of Pokémon X & Y, the Chatroom has been rife with discussion of the amazing showcase and speculation over contents while the WiFi Chatroom has been a place for people to hunt down the new Dream World Pokémon for trade and to battle other trainers so be sure to visit them. Our Forums have also had these discussion and are a bustling trade and competitive section for the games. Be sure to like our FaceBook Page.
Last Update: 16:07 BST
Edit @ 12:38: Figure Plans

Pokémon Rumble U

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Pokémon Rumble U

The Wii U download title, Pokémon Rumble U, has been announced for release this August in Europe. This game is due for release on August 15th 2013 across all of Europe on the Nintendo Wii U eShop with no details on American launch. Nintendo has stated they have intention to bring some figures over, but plans haven't been finalised, though one of the screenshots in the press kit showed the Red Genesect figure that came with Japan's Series 3 set. Some localisations were also revealed in terms of area names: Sparkly Playland, Mysterious Forest, and Blue Sky Park. We covered this game in full in April upon its release in Japan so click the image to go to our section
Edit @ 16:07: Rumble U has been confirmed for August 29th release in North America. The figures have been confirmed to be exclusive to Gamestop with 18 figures released. These figures seem to match the three series in Japan and will retail for $3.99 each while the game will cost $18

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Tuesday: Pokémon X & Y - Console

16-07-2013 07:27 BST / 02:27 EDT by Serebii

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With the news of Pokémon X & Y, the Chatroom has been rife with discussion of the amazing showcase and speculation over contents while the WiFi Chatroom has been a place for people to hunt down the new Dream World Pokémon for trade and to battle other trainers so be sure to visit them. Our Forums have also had these discussion and are a bustling trade and competitive section for the games. Be sure to like our FaceBook Page.
Last Update: 07:27 BST

Pokédex 3D Pro

In The Games Department

Pokémon Consoles

Following its reveal earlier this month, it has now been confirmed that the special Gold Pokémon X & Y 3DS LL will not be sold exclusively at the Pokémon Centers in Japan as previously reported. In addition to that, the Gold Pokémon X & Y 3DS LL will also be available on the Japanese version of Amazon. Like noted before, it comes in an X Pack and a Y Pack, with each pack coming with the respective game preinstalled. Pre-orders are set to begin on August 10th

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Sunday: Pokémon X & Y - More Accurate Oorotto + Pokémon of the Week

14-07-2013 13:00 BST / 08:00 EDT by Serebii

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With the news of Pokémon X & Y, the Chatroom has been rife with discussion of the amazing showcase and speculation over contents while the WiFi Chatroom has been a place for people to hunt down the new Dream World Pokémon for trade and to battle other trainers so be sure to visit them. Our Forums have also had these discussion and are a bustling trade and competitive section for the games. Be sure to like our FaceBook Page.
Last Update: 15:14 BST
Edit @ 15:14; More Accurate Oorotto Picture

Pokémon X & Y

In The Games Department

Pokémon X & Y - Movie Trailer Details

Following on from the movie yesterday, a moviegoer friend of mine has managed to do a more accurate rendition of Oorotto, the Pokémon that has been seen in a trailer for the movie, which differs slightly from the original sketch we posted yesterday. This image shows that the Pokémon is a cyclops with several strips of its bark having been removed around the arms. It has foliage on the head and on the arms. It's not currently known when this Pokémon will be completely revealed with official art and screenshots, but when it is, we'll post it here.
Pokémon - Oorotto

Pokémon of the Week - Genesect

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Who's That Pokémon

Today marks the one hundred & thirty-second entry into the Generation V competitive field with a new Pokémon. These entries are created by the visitors for the visitors and then compiled by our writers Miror & Tai. To get involved, Click here for the discussion forum.
Today, we are covering a Pokémon introduced in the fifth generation, to tie in with the release of the movie Extremespeed Genesect: Mewtwo Awakens in Japan yesterday. This Pokémon existed 300 million years ago. Team Plasma altered it and attached a cannon to its back.Over 300 million years ago, it was feared as the strongest of hunters. It has the ability to fly by folding in on itself So here it is, the one hundred & thirty-second entry, Genesect.

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Saturday: Pokémon X & Y - Movie Trailer Details + Movie Summary

13-07-2013 10:44 BST / 05:44 EDT by Serebii

Be sure to check yesterday's update. This update will be updated throughout the day. If you have any ideas for the site, be sure to send them in
With the news of Pokémon X & Y, the Chatroom has been rife with discussion of the amazing showcase and speculation over contents while the WiFi Chatroom has been a place for people to hunt down the new Dream World Pokémon for trade and to battle other trainers so be sure to visit them. Our Forums have also had these discussion and are a bustling trade and competitive section for the games. Be sure to like our FaceBook Page.
Last Update: 18:26 BST
Edit @ 15:46: Clear Oorotto interpretation | Edit @ 18:26: Movie Summary

Pokémon X & Y

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Pokémon X & Y - Movie Trailer details

Following on from yesterday's reveal of five new Pokémon and features, which you can check out below, and the reveal of Oorotto two weeks ago and the confirmation last night, we have a few new details from the trailer that aired with the movie, Extremespeed Genesect: Mewtwo Awakens. Other than the inclusion of the Pokémon Oorotto, much of the trailer included details which we already knew. However, the trailer did include footage of the main character on a bike, indicating that they haven't been replaced by rollerskates and riding of Pokémon. In addition to this, zenity have kindly done us a decent image of Oorotto. This is an approximation of how the Pokémon looks, so things may look a little different when it's officially revealed. We'll bring more as and when it comes
Pokémon - Oorotto

Extremespeed Genesect: Mewtwo Awakens

In The Anime Department

Extremespeed Genesect: Mewtwo Awakens

Today in Japan, the new movies were released in theatres. This movie is the third and final movie of the Best Wishes saga and features the Pokémon Mewtwo and Genesect. As such, my friend Gin, of Sunyshore has kindly written a summary of the movies and has allowed us to use it. Be warned however as this contains majors spoilers of the movie. Click the image to go to the movie page:

Pokémon BW

In The Games Department

Pokémon Black, White, Black 2 & White 2 - Japanese Dream World Promotion

The next legendary Pokémon doll promotion for the Pokémon Global Link has gone live in Japan. This promotion follows on from the last 12 months of special legendary dolls and this time provides dolls of the legendary Pokémon Genesect. Like before, this doll is distributed via a special password given by the Daisuki Club and is live until August 31st. The password is ポケモンだいすき

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Friday: Pokémon X & Y - Localisations + Oorotto + Pokémon Smash + Pokémon Game Show Events

12-07-2013 14:30 BST / 09:30 EDT by Serebii

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With the news of Pokémon X & Y, the Chatroom has been rife with discussion of the amazing showcase and speculation over contents while the WiFi Chatroom has been a place for people to hunt down the new Dream World Pokémon for trade and to battle other trainers so be sure to visit them. Our Forums have also had these discussion and are a bustling trade and competitive section for the games. Be sure to like our FaceBook Page.
Last Update: 07:52 BST
Edit @ 16:06: Localisation | Edit @ 18:49: TCG Set | Edit @ 03:08: Pokémon Game Show Events

Pokémon X & Y

In The Games Department

Pokémon X & Y - English Names & Screenshots

Following their reveal in CoroCoro yesterday, The Pokémon Company has now announced the US names of the latest Pokémon. First, the evolution of Pancham, Goronda is to be called Pangoro.
The first squid Pokémon, Maika, will be known in English as Inkay, with its move Turn Over being called Topsy-Turvy. Its evolution, Karamanero, will be known as Malamar.
Next, the Pokémon Peroppafu will be known as Swirlix with its move Drain Kiss being called Draining Kiss and its ability, Sweet Veil, shall keep its name
Finally, the Pokémon Shushup will be known as Spritzee. The New Pokémon Page has been updated with various details about each Pokémon.
Next comes the details of Xerneas and Yveltal. Xerneas' ability is to keep its name of Fairy Aura, while its move Geo Control shall be called Geomancy. Yveltal's ability also keeps its Japanese name of Dark Aura while its move, Death Wing, shall be called Oblivion Wing. In addition to this, they have also confirmed various names of characters. The Professor, Purataanu, shall be known in English as Professor Sycamore. Team Flare will keep its Japanese name and finally, the two Gym Leaders, Shitoron and Zakuro shall be called Clemont & Grant respectively Clemont has a sister called Bonnie.
Miracle trade is known as Wonder Trade and allows you to receive Pokémon without knowing what you'll get. O-Powers keep their name. The Holo Caster is also used to communicate with other characters in the game. For the first time in the main Pokémon series, Pokémon X and Pokémon Y allow you to receive a Pokémon not yet registered in your Pokédex via GTS trade! Some O-Powers will temporarily increase a Pokémon’s stats, while others make it easier to catch wild Pokémon or increase the Experience Points gained in battle.
You can also take photos in the game that can be shared and posted to the Pokémon Global Link. Milestones in your journey can also be shared on it, and can then be posted to social networks.
Participants of the upcoming Global Showdown WiFi Competition will gain entry to XY Test Competition. The online battle features also result in a loss if you disconnect.
Click the image to go to our pre-release screenshot page
Edit @ 16:34: I have updated the New Pokémon Page, New Attacks Page and the Gym Leader Page
Edit @ 16:49: I have updated the Supporting Characters Page and New Mechanics Page as well as creating a page for New Abilities, and Team Flare
Edit @ 17:08: Created a page detailing the various features of the Player Search System
Edit @ 17:17: Made a page regarding the New Pokémon Global Link and O-Powers
Edit @ 17:41: Made preliminary pages about Version Exclusives and Battle Competitions
Edit @ 03:08: My friend gin went to see the Pokémon movie today and can confirm the Pokémon Orotto, which we first posted about two weeks ago, exists. It's described as an evil looking tree Pokémon and was seen within a horde battle in the trailer. It is not currently known when this Pokémon will be officially revealed but we'll provide full details when it is
Edit @ 03:21: We also have the first image of how the Pokémon Global Link's timeline looks
Edit @ 07:52: Added sketches of Oorotto courtesy of gin and her friends
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Pokémon Rumble U

In The Games Department

Pokémon Black 2 & White 2 - Event

A new event has been announced for Pokémon Black, White, Black 2 & White 2 games in Japan. If you go to the Pokémon Game Show, you'll have the ability to download one of seven Pokémon. These Pokémon each represent one of the various Pokémon of the champions in the Pokémon world. Green's Pidgeot, Lance's Dragonite, Steven's Metagross, Wallace's Milotic, Cynthia's Spiritomb, Alder's Volcarona and Iris' Haxorus. We don't have full details of the distributions yet, but they will be added to our Event Database when they are

Pokémon Rumble U

In The Games Department

Pokémon Rumble U - Promo Figures

Two new promotional figures have been announced for Pokémon Rumble U. These figures are figures of Black Kyurem and White Kyurem and are available for people through a special vending machine at the Pokémon Game Show this August. The full details of these figures are not yet known

Pokémon X & Y

In The Games Department

Pokémon X & Y - Pokémon Smash

It has been announced that the Pokémon Smash episode, due to air on July 21st 2013 is to feature some gameplay of Pokémon X & Y. While much of this is likely to be mirroring the information of CoroCoro, the episode has the host Akiyama playing a copy of the game borrowed from game director Junichi Masuda so has the potential to show some further footage. We'll provide details as and when we get them

Pokémon BW

In The TCG Department

Pokémon CG - EX Battle Boost

The latest set of cards is out tomorrow in Japan. This set is a special set commemorating the last three years of cards. This set is 80% reprints with 20% new cards, but all feature new artwork, any of which follow a small story across several cards. It also includes some crossover cards to the Japanese variety show, Pokémon Smash. As such, I have compiled a set listing with assistance from Guested for translations, and have updated the CardDex with the cards from this set. Click the image to go to our MegaloCannon page

Until Next Time, See Ya

Thursday: Pokémon X & Y - CoroCoro Reveals + Episode Pictures + Dream World Doll

11-07-2013 06:37 BST / 01:37 EDT by Serebii

This update will be updated throughout the day. If you have any ideas for the site, be sure to send them in
With the news of Pokémon X & Y, the Chatroom has been rife with discussion of the amazing showcase and speculation over contents while the WiFi Chatroom has been a place for people to hunt down the new Dream World Pokémon for trade an to battle other trainers so be sure to visit them. Our Forums have also had these discussion and are a bustling trade and competitive section for the games. Be sure to like our FaceBook Page.
Last Update: 14:16 BST
Edit @ 10:58: Genesect Doll | Edit @ 14:16: Episode Pictures

Pokémon Black 2 & White 2

In The Games Department

Pokémon - CoroCoro Reveals

The next batch of CoroCoro information has been posted to Japanese forums and this batch showcases more information on the upcoming games Pokémon X & Y. We're currently in the process of translating, with thanks to my good friend StreetsAhead, so keep checking back. Xerneas is Fairy-type, Yveltal is Dark/Flying. Xerneas has an ability called Fairy Aura while Yveltal has one called Dark Aura. Fairy Aura powers up Fairy-type moves while Dark Aura powers up Dark-type moves. Xerneas has a special move called Geo Control and Yveltal one called Death Wing
Pancham's evolution is called Goronda (コロンダ). It is the Aggressive Pokémon, is 2.1m tall, weighs 136kg, and has the ability Iron Fist. It is Fighting/Dark-type. It has the move Hammer Arm and a new method of evolution
The Squids are called Maika (マーイーカ), the Rotation Pokémon is 0.4m tall weighing 3.5kg, and its evolution Karamanero (カラマネロ) the Reversal Pokémon, is 1.5m tall and 47kg, and both are Dark/Psychic-type Pokémon. Maika has a move called Turn Over which reverses stat changes. It's a Dark-type move. Karamanero has the move Hypnosis. They both have either Suction Cups or Contrary.
The pink bird is called Shushup (シュシュップ) and is Fairy-type. It is the Perfume Pokémon, is 0.2m tall and 0.5kg in weight and has the ability of Healer. It knows the move AromaTherapy. It is exclusive to Pokémon Y
The puff ball is called Peroppafu (ペロッパフ) and is also a Fairy-type. Its ability is a new one called Sweet Veil which prevents your allies from falling asleep. It's the Cotton Candy Pokémon, is 0.4m/3.5kg and has the new move Drain Kiss. It is exclusive to Pokémon X
Honedge has the ability of No Guard
Clauncher is exclusive to Pokémon X while Skrelp is exclusive to Pokémon Y
There's a new Gym leader, with the robot arms, called Shitoron (シトロン) while the other Gym Leader is called Zakuro (ザクロ). Zakuro is said to be good at sports
The professor is called Purataanu (プラターヌ possibly romanised into Platane). He will occasionally battle you.
The evil team is called Team Flair/Flare (フレア団). Their purpose is solely to make money
The PSS has various new features. First is the HoloCaster, which gives the latest news on the Pokémon Global Link, without needing access. It has a Happy Sign which lets you see feelings/actions of friends. There are special O Powers which work akin to Pass Powers which you can use and receive from other players. Miracle Trade allows for an "exciting trade" with someone from around the world. It also features connectivity with the Global Trade Station
CoroCoro is offering special Xerneas & Yveltal figures if you pre-order the games and send in a form
Edit @ 09:00: The New Pokémon page has been updated with these details
Edit @ 11:53: The teaser for next month's CoroCoro issue, due for release on August 12th 2013, is said that the magazine will contain the biggest scoop of the century. We'll provide details on that next month
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 Mewtwo - The Prologue to Awakening

In The Anime Department

Pokémon Black & White - Episode Pictures

As usual, I have done pictures from the episode that aired in Japan today. This episode features Virgil finding out about Mewtwo, only to learn that someone he just met intends to capture it and return it to its creators. The AniméDex has been updated with the massive contents of this episode. Click the picture to go to the gallery but be warned however as they contain spoilers;

Pokémon BW

In The Games Department

Pokémon Black, White, Black 2 & White 2 - International Dream World Promotion

The next legendary Pokémon doll promotion for the Pokémon Global Link internationally is live from 13:00 today and runs until August 1st. This promotion follows on from the last 12 months of special legendary dolls and this time provides dolls of the Legendary Pokémon Genesect. Like before, these will be distributed via a password sent to all Pokémon Trainer Club users. The password is GMPGD

Until Next Time, See Ya

Tuesday: Pokémon Crystal Section

09-07-2013 14:27 BST / 09:27 EDT by Serebii

CoroCoro is due any time now so keep your eye on the site. This update may be updated throughout the day. If you have any ideas for the site, be sure to send them in
With the news of Pokémon X & Y, the Chatroom has been rife with discussion of the amazing showcase and speculation over contents while the WiFi Chatroom has been a place for people to hunt down the new Dream World Pokémon for trade and to battle other trainers so be sure to visit them. Our Forums have also had these discussion and are a bustling trade and competitive section for the games. Be sure to like our FaceBook Page.
Last Update: 14:27 BST

Pokémon V

In The Games Department

Pokémon Crystal

During the rather slow news periods, we have been upgrading various parts of the site, and now that is starting to include classic main series games. With special thanks to Cifala, formerly known as Korusan for putting time into it, we've now upgraded our classic Pokémon Crystal section up to the standards shown with our standard coverage and it contains all the information about the various aspects and introductions within the game. The rest of the games will receive upgrades such as this in the coming months.

Until Next Time, See Ya

Sunday: Pokémon of the Week

07-07-2013 13:00 BST / 08:00 EDT by Serebii

Be sure to check yesterday's update for a new Pokémon. CoroCoro is due this coming week so keep your eye on the site. This update may be updated throughout the day. If you have any ideas for the site, be sure to send them in
With the news of Pokémon X & Y, the Chatroom has been rife with discussion of the amazing showcase and speculation over contents while the WiFi Chatroom has been a place for people to hunt down the new Dream World Pokémon for trade and to battle other trainers so be sure to visit them. Our Forums have also had these discussion and are a bustling trade and competitive section for the games. Be sure to like our FaceBook Page.
Last Update: 13:00 BST

Pokémon of the Week - Lickilicky

In The Pokémon of the Week Department

Who's That Pokémon

Today marks the one hundred & thirty-first entry into the Generation V competitive field with a classic Pokémon. These entries are created by the visitors for the visitors and then compiled by our writers Miror & Tai. To get involved, Click here for the discussion forum.
Today, we are covering a Pokémon introduced in the fourth generation. The long tongue is always soggy with slobber. The saliva contains a solvent that causes numbness.Their saliva contains lots of components that can dissolve anything. The numbness caused by their lick does not dissipate.It wraps things with its extensible tongue. Getting too close to it will leave you soaked with drool. It has space in its throat to store saliva. It can also roll up its tongue and store it in the same spot. So here it is, the one hundred & thirty-first entry, Lickilicky.

Until Next Time, See Ya

Friday: Pokémon X & Y - Honedge + Pokédex 3D Pro Sale

05-07-2013 06:05 BST / 01:05 EDT by Serebii

Be sure to check yesterday's update for a new Pokémon. This update may be updated throughout the day. If you have any ideas for the site, be sure to send them in
With the news of Pokémon X & Y, the Chatroom has been rife with discussion of the amazing showcase and speculation over contents while the WiFi Chatroom has been a place for people to hunt down the new Dream World Pokémon for trade and to battle other trainers so be sure to visit them. Our Forums have also had these discussion and are a bustling trade and competitive section for the games. Be sure to like our FaceBook Page.
Last Update: 23:10 BST
Edit @ 11:09: Honedge Details | Edit @ 23:10: Episode Title

Pokémon X & Y

In The Games Department

Pokémon X & Y - Honedge details

Following on from its reveal yesterday, the official site has posted a few new details about the new Pokémon, known to them as Hitotsuki. This Pokémon is to be known in English as Honedge and some details. It is now known that Honedge comes into being when a departed spirit possesses a sword that once belonged to humans. It can use the blue cloth attached to its hilt as nimbly as an arm. Pokémon Trainers who carelessly take this blade in hand may find the blue cloth wrapping itself around them and draining their energy! Honedge can also learn Swords Dance. It is 2'07" and weighs 4.4lbs. They also sent some screenshots which have been added to our pre-release screenshot page. Click the image to go to the page
Edit @ 11:43: Masuda's message from Japan Expo has also been posted, including direct feed footage of Honedge. The New Pokémon page has also been updated with these details
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Pokémon BW

In The Games Department

Pokédex 3D Pro - Japanese Sale

A new sale for the game Pokédex 3D Pro has been announced. From July 13th to July 24th, the game will be purchaseable at a reduced price of 1200¥, down 20% from 1500¥ on the Nintendo 3DS eShop. This price cut is to celebrate its one year anniversary as well as the release of a Pokédex card game in Japan. It is unknown if the west will get a similar price drop.

In The Anime Department

Pokémon Best Wishes Season 2

Within the magazine Newtype, a new episode title has been revealed. This episode, due to air on August 1st 2013, features the return of the Blackthorn City Gym Leader, Clair who is on the island hunting for a shiny Druddigon said to be found there. It will be followed on August 8th by an airing of the Meloetta short from last year's movie
Episode 797: Clair and Iris! The Different Coloured Druddigon!!

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Thursday: Pokémon X & Y - New Pokémon + 3DS XL + Episode Pictures

04-07-2013 07:35 BST / 02:35 EDT by Serebii

Be sure to check the past few updates as some important news has come. This update may be updated throughout the day. If you have any ideas for the site, be sure to send them in
With the news of Pokémon X & Y, the Chatroom has been rife with discussion of the amazing showcase and speculation over contents while the WiFi Chatroom has been a place for people to hunt down the new Dream World Pokémon for trade and to battle other trainers so be sure to visit them. Our Forums have also had these discussion and are a bustling trade and competitive section for the games. Be sure to like our FaceBook Page.
Last Update: 14:46 BST
Edit @ 09:43: New Pokémon | Edit @ 14:46: Episode Pictures

Pokémon X & Y

In The Games Department

Pokémon X & Y - Overview Trailer

During the Japan Expo, a new Pokémon was revealed. This Pokémon is known in France as Monorpale and Japan as Hitotsuki and is a Steel/Ghost type. We're not sure when this Pokémon will be introduced online to the English fandom but it will in Masuda's message. During battle, this sword Pokémon will unsheath itself. Keep your eye on the site for more
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Pokédex 3D Pro

In The Games Department

Pokémon Consoles

Following their reveal on Sunday, we now have pictures of the two special 3DS XL models being released for Pokémon X & Y this October in Japan. Costing 22,800¥, these consoles come with Pokémon X or Pokémon Y pre-installed within it and a 4GB SD Card. The blue Pokémon 3DS XL will be released all around Japan, while the gold one will be released only within Pokémon Centers. It is currently unclear if one, or both, will make it outside of Japan. Click the respective thumbnail to see a bigger picture
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Pokémon X & Y

In The Games Department

Pokémon X & Y - Overview Trailer

In addition to the 3DS XLs, a new video was posted. This video mostly features footage seen before, but splices in a variety of new scenes. No new information has been revealed in this video, but gives an alternate look at these features
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 	Shining Flying Saucer! Beheeyem's Town!!

In The Anime Department

Pokémon Black & White - Episode Pictures

As usual, I have done pictures from the episode that aired in Japan today. This episode features Ash waking up to find that all of the people and Pokémon on the island have been converted into Beheeyem. The AniméDex has been updated with the massive contents of this episode. Click the picture to go to the gallery but be warned however as they contain spoilers;

Pokémon BW

In The Games Department

Pokémon Black 2 & White 2 - International Dream World Promotion

For those of you with the International game who participated within the International Challenge - June, the entry gift, the Ganlon Berry, the Petaya Berry and the Apicot Berry, are live. This promotion gives 5 of each of the berries which give the user boosts of their stats in a pinch. This promotion is live until August 1st 2013 so get it while you can.

Until Next Time, See Ya

Tuesday: Pokémon Black 2 & White 2 - Genesect PokéDoll Promotion

02-07-2013 14:02 BST / 09:02 EDT by Serebii

Be sure to check the past few updates as some important news has come. This update may be updated throughout the day. If you have any ideas for the site, be sure to send them in
With the news of Pokémon X & Y, the Chatroom has been rife with discussion of the amazing showcase and speculation over contents while the WiFi Chatroom has been a place for people to hunt down the new Dream World Pokémon for trade and to battle other trainers so be sure to visit them. Our Forums have also had these discussion and are a bustling trade and competitive section for the games. Be sure to like our FaceBook Page.
Last Update: 16:20 BST
Edit @ 16:20: Berries

Pokémon BW

In The Games Department

Pokémon Black, White, Black 2 & White 2 - Japanese Dream World Promotion

The next legendary Pokémon doll promotion for the Pokémon Global Link in Japan has been announced. This promotion follows on from the last 12 months of special legendary dolls and this time provides dolls of the Legendary Pokémon Genesect. Like before, these will be distributed via a password sent to all Pokémon Daisuki Club members on July 13th 2013. It is expected to start internationally later this week. We'll post the password when it goes live

Pokémon BW

In The Games Department

Pokémon Black 2 & White 2 - Japanese Dream World Promotion

For those of you with the Japanese game who participated within the International Challenge - June, the entry gift, the Ganlon Berry, the Petaya Berry and the Apicot Berry, is now live. This promotion gives 5 of each of the berries which give the user boosts of their stats in a pinch. This promotion is live until August 13th2013 so get it while you can. It is likely for the promotion to go live worldwide this week

Until Next Time, See Ya

Monday: Pokémon X & Y - Global Link + WiFi Competition

01-07-2013 07:41 BST / 02:41 EDT by Serebii

Seems some X & Y news is due at some point soon. This update may be updated throughout the day. If you have any ideas for the site, be sure to send them in
With the news of Pokémon X & Y, the Chatroom has been rife with discussion of the amazing showcase and speculation over contents while the WiFi Chatroom has been a place for people to hunt down the new Dream World Pokémon for trade and to battle other trainers so be sure to visit them. Our Forums have also had these discussion and are a bustling trade and competitive section for the games. Be sure to like our FaceBook Page.
Last Update: 07:41 BST

Pokémon X & Y

In The Games Department

Pokémon Black, White, Black 2, White 2, X & Y - Global Link

The Global Link has updated with an notice regarding the Pokémon Global Link. First, the Global Link will open up for a special X & Y version on October 12th 2013, after a 12 day long maintenance from the start of October. However, from October 12th 2013, various Pokémon Black, White, Black 2 & White 2 features will go offline.
Putting a Pokémon to sleep will go offline on December 10th 2013.
The trial version of the Dream World will go offline on October 12th 2013, as will new user registration.
The GTS tracking for Gen V ends on January 14th 2014 and Rating Mode on Random Matchup goes offline on January 14th 2014.
The ability to do WiFi Memory Link in Black 2 & White 2 also goes offline on January 14th 2014.
C-Gear, Musical and Pokédex Skin changing deactivates on January 14th.
Waking up your Pokémon to get items and Pokémon also deactivates on January 14th. You will be able to wake your Pokémon up from the game side at any time, but the ability to do so from the Global Link deactivates on January 14th
However, using the GTS in the games, Free Rating in the Random Matchup and all the other in-game online features will continue. It's currently unclear what features the new Global Link will have but when we have these details, they'll be posted

Pokémon Black 2 & White 2

In The Games Department

Pokémon Black 2 & White 2 - WiFi Competitions

The next Pokémon Black 2 & White 2 WiFi tournament has been announced. This WiFi Competition, the 2013 Global Showdown is the fofth International tournament for Black 2 & White 2. Like usual, it's a Single Battle using the National Pokédex barring Chatot. It is seperated into three divisions; Junior, Senior and Master with places not determined outside of Japan. Registration runs from July 19th 2013 to July 25th 2013 while the tournament itself runs from July 26th to July 29th.

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