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Game Freak Devs Say They Were Initially Hesitant About Having Pokémon Speak Their Names

By Casey . August 18, 2017 . 9:30am

Game Freak’s Junichi Masuda revealed that the company was originally skeptical of having Pokemon speak their names, and how the idea to feature Pikachu so prominently in the anime came about.

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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 Directors Talk About Their Favorite Spin-Off Pokémon Games

By Casey . August 16, 2017 . 9:30am

In a new interview, Game Freak’s Junichi Masuda and Shigeru Ohmori discuss their favorite spin-off titles, as well as what kind of Pokemon spin-off games they would like to see in the future.

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Game Freak’s Junichi Masuda Says Pokémon Ruby & Sapphire Were The Hardest To Make

By Casey . August 15, 2017 . 9:30am

In a new interview with Game Freak’s Junichi Masuda, the Pokemon director/producer discussed the stress from working Ruby & Sapphire interfered with his health.

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Japanese Fans Vote Dragon Quest And Pokémon As Current RPGs That Best Represent Japan

By Sato . August 15, 2017 . 3:00am

Wall Street Journal technology reporter Takashi Mochizuki recently asked followers to submit in a Twitter poll what they feel is the best RPG series to represent Japan, and we got some interesting results.

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Snapchat’s Pokemon Filter Makes People Pikachus

By Jenni . August 14, 2017 . 8:00am

For a few days, Snapchat users will be able to use a filter that makes them look like Pikachu and summon the iconic Pokemon for an electric attack.

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Game Freak On The Importance Of Balancing Player Freedom With Story In Pokémon Games

By Casey . August 13, 2017 . 5:30pm

Game Freak’s Shigeru Ohmori and Junichi Masuda discuss the importance of story in the Pokémon games, and if they would ever make a game as open as Breath of the Wild.

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Game Freak Discusses Pokémon Designs, Their Approach To Evolutions, And More

By Casey . August 11, 2017 . 8:30am

In a new interview, Game Freak’s Junichi Masuda spoke about various topics regarding how the team creates Pokémon designs, including what the rules are for creating a Pokémon, and much more.

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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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Pokémon The Movie: I Choose You Will Be Showing At Theatres Around The World In November

By Casey . August 1, 2017 . 8:30am

Fathom Events has agreed to distribute the movie outside of Asia, and Pokémon fans around the world will be able to watch the film on November 5th and 6th in select international markets.

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Make Nendoroids Look Like Pikachu With A Nendoroid More Face Parts Case

By Jenni . July 13, 2017 . 11:30am

Make any Nendoroid look as though it is dressed like a Pikachu by taking its face plate and popping it into the Nendoroid More: Pokémon Face Parts Case.

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Here’s A Look At The Super-Cute Ash & Pikachu Nendoroid Releasing In December

By Casey . July 13, 2017 . 9:30am

The figure made by Good Smile Company featuring Ash and Pikachu for Pokémon the Movie 20: I Choose You! is set to release in Japan in December for a price of 4,630 yen plus tax.

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Rosa And Snivy’s Figure Now Up For Pre-Order, Here’s A Closer Look At The Duo

By Casey . July 5, 2017 . 9:30am

The figure, which is tentatively slated for a December release, features the character Rosa in a battle-ready pose with her trusty Snivy companion.

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Pokémon On Switch Will Be A Traditional “Find, Battle, Train-Type Experience”

By Casey . June 18, 2017 . 11:30am

The Pokémon Company CEO Tsunekazu Ishihara revealed during E3 2017 that they’re working on a new Pokémon game for Switch and Reggie Fils-Aimé teased a little more in a recent interview.

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A New Core Pokémon Game Is In Development For Nintendo Switch

By Sato . June 13, 2017 . 9:18am

During Nintendo’s E3 2017 Spotlight live stream, The Pokémon Company CEO Tsunekazu Ishihara revealed that Game Freak is working on a new core Pokémon game for Switch.