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How The Original Pokémon Data Was Almost Lost Due To A Bad Computer Crash

By Sato . September 28, 2018 . 3:00pm

With Pokémon: Let’s Go! coming out soon, Junichi Masuda looked back at some of his favorite memories from making the original Pokémon games that included close calls and fond moments.

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New RPG By Game Freak Called Town Is Headed To Switch In 2019

By Sato . September 13, 2018 . 3:25pm

Game Freak revealed a brand-new RPG they’re working on, tentatively titled Town, for Nintendo Switch, and we got a first look during today’s Nintendo Direct presentation.

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Pokémon Designer On Balancing Cool Or Cute Pokémon By Adding Uncool Or Uncute Features

By Sato . July 27, 2018 . 4:00pm

Ken Sugimori has worked on designing Pokémon from the very beginning, and he shared a little secret on how he comes up with designs using a concept of addition by subtraction and vice-versa

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Pokémon Company Highlights More On Pokémon GO, Let’s Go, And Quest In Conference Recording

By Alistair . May 30, 2018 . 2:00pm

Pokémon Quest, Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu!, Pokémon: Let’s Go, Eevee!, and a new project was revealed today, and the Pokémon Company later released the full press conference recording, that reveals more about the games.

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Pokémon Will Share “Shocking” News On May 31 In Japanese Variety Show Oha Suta

By Sato . May 29, 2018 . 1:00am

The Pokémon Company announced via TV Tokyo that there will be a “shocking” new announcement to share on the Japanese variety show program Oha Suta on May 31, 2018.

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Pokémon Creator Satoshi Tajiri Gets A Biographical Manga

By Alistair . May 20, 2018 . 1:30pm

Shogakukan released a biographical manga this week on Pokémon creator and Game Freak founder Satoshi Tajiri. The manga tells the story of his upbringing and leads up to the making of Pokémon Red & Green.

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Pikachu Originally Had A Second Evolution Called ‘Gorochu’ With Large Fangs And Two Horns

By Sato . May 3, 2018 . 1:30pm

Key illustrators and designers behind the creation of Pokémon in Ken Sugimori, Atsuko Nishida, and Koji Nishino recently got together to talk all-things Pikachu in a big interview with Yomiuri.

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Nintendo, Game Freak, And Creatures Inc. Register Trademark For "Ultra Shiny"

By Sato . April 20, 2018 . 2:30am

Nintendo, Game Freak, and Creatures Inc. have registered a trademark for “Ultra Shiny” in Japan.

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Game Freak Gives A Look At Never-Before-Seen Design Documents From Pokémon’s Early Days

By Casey . August 17, 2017 . 9:30am

In a new interview, Game Freak’s Junichi Masuda shares glimpses into the original documents and sketchbooks used during the development of the earlier Pokémon games.

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Game Freak Says They Hope To Make A Pokémon Game For The Switch That Meets Expectations

By Casey . August 9, 2017 . 8:30am

In a recent interview, Game Freak’s Junichi Masuda and Shigeru Ohmori and spoke about the franchise, including what’s in store for Pokémon and the Switch.

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How Giga Wrecker And Pokemon Developer Game Freak Prototypes New Games

By Joey . June 2, 2017 . 1:00pm

Siliconera got to sit down with Game Freak to talk about Game Freak’s internal indie game ideas system, insight into their latest title, and the reason why their games tend to be 2D.

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Game Freak Is Recruiting Staff For A Nintendo 3DS RPG

By Sato . May 25, 2017 . 7:30am

Pokémon developer Game Freak just put up an official job listing over at e-career, showing that they’re in search of a 3D programmer for a Nintendo 3DS title.

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New Pokémon For Switch On The Horizon? Game Freak Recruiting For Console Project

By Sato . March 20, 2017 . 2:30am

Game Freak is recruiting for a new console development project and they’re in need of 3D CG designers with experience on Wii U and PS Vita level character models using animation and modeling software Maya.

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A Cute Pikachu Coin Bank To Release In Japan On November 18

By Sato . November 15, 2016 . 4:00am

The “coin stealing” cat banks have been around for a while now and we’ve seen all kinds of variations for it, but for the first time Pikachu will be available in coin bank form to keep your change safe.

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Game Freak, Koei Tecmo, NIS, Idea Factory, And More On Their Plans For 2016

By Sato . December 22, 2015 . 6:42am

Key developers in Idea Factory, Compile Heart, Arc System Works, Game Freak, Koei Tecmo, and Nippon Ichi Software share some words on what they have planned for 2016.

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