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Pokémon’s First eSports Program Announced As “P-Sports,” Starts On January 24 In Japan

By Sato . January 11, 2018 . 4:00am

The Pokémon Company announced Pokémon’s very first eSports program, called “P-Sports” where challengers will face a variety of celebrities, YouTubers, and top Pokémon players every other week.

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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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Pokémon CEO Says They’ll Make NX Games, Console/Handheld Hybrid Comments

By Sato . September 20, 2016 . 8:15am

Talk on Nintendo’s next-generation system has been heating up lately, and the latest comes from The Pokémon Company CEO Tsunekazu Ishihara, speaking with The Wall Street Journal.

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The Pokémon Company Raked In $2.1 Billion In Retail Revenue In 2015

By Sato . May 6, 2016 . 1:30am

The Pokémon Company announced their 2015 retail revenue results for brand licensing through License Global!, which reveals that the company has achieved $2.1 billion in retail revenue in 2015.

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Pokémon Company Promises “Even More Amazing Games” In 2012

By Ishaan . January 4, 2012 . 4:31pm

The Pokémon Company sent out a New Year’s card in Japan.

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Pokémon Typing DS Taps Japan April 21st

By Ishaan . March 3, 2011 . 10:03am

Nintendo’s touch-typing trainer releases a week after PilotWings Resort.

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Pokémon Typing DS Announced, Wii and 3DS Pokémon Games In Development

By Ishaan . January 30, 2011 . 3:01pm

The Nintendo DS is getting another Pokémon game, although this one may not quite be what you’re expecting. Titled Battle & Get! Pokémon Typing DS, the game comes with a wireless Bluetooth keyboard that can communicate with the Nintendo DS via a Bluetooth function implemented in the game’s cartridge.   The primary focus of the […]

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Pokemon Manga To Reach Out To An Older Audience

By Ishaan . January 22, 2011 . 10:27am

Pokémon Black/White aren’t the only aspect of the franchise trying to appeal to fans that may be outgrowing the series.

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Gamestop And Nintendo Giving Away Shiny Legendary Pokémon

By Ishaan . January 3, 2011 . 6:13pm

A special Pokémon promotion at Gamestop that runs throughout January in the U.S. and Canada will net you the three legendary dogs from GEN2 in Shiny form.

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Japan Votes On The Most Popular Pokémon

By Ishaan . November 5, 2010 . 6:24pm

Recently, The Pokémon Company polled Pokémon fans on who the most popular monster was. No, it wasn’t Pikachu.

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Largest Pokémon Center In Japan To Open In Osaka

By Ishaan . October 23, 2010 . 12:01pm

On November 26th, Nintendo will open a new Pokémon Center to the Japanese public in Osaka, measuring at nearly 9,000 square feet, effectively making it the largest Pokémon store in the world. In addition to Meowth and Pikachu, new starter from Pokémon Black/White, Pokabu, has been added to the Pokémon Center Osaka logo.   The […]

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Who Are Japan’s Top Ten Game Publishers?

By Ishaan . September 17, 2010 . 2:33pm

Enterbrain data shared in a market data report from Capcom gives us a list of Japan’s top-ten videogame publishers, based on market share in 2009.

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