Think you know Pokémon? After searching high and low, we have some info about the series that might surprise you...Updated with 10 more incredible Poké facts!
Battling Pokémon is one of the most veered pastimes in gaming history, but is it actually a horrible blood sport? Two GamesRadar editors discuss the merits in our newest great debate...
Do you collect Pokemon merchandise? Then look away now or you'll lose the next couple of years of your life and probably hundreds of pounds to this new arcade game. Wait... don't look at it! NOOOO!
Crossovers are happening everywhere you look in gaming. Virtua Fighters are heading for Dead or Alive, Assassin's Creed's Ezio is in Soulcalibur V... even Mario's starred in Sega's Olympic tie-in. But while the Pokemon series itself may have been milked absolutely dry, the Pokemon themselves haven't ventured further than Nintendo's own Super Smash Bros. So we've decided to fix that with some Photoshoppery, substituting famous video game bosses for Pokemon. Why? Because we can.
The Pokemon series is surprisingly full of creepy stuff, from its morbid Pokemon designs to its eerily discordant Lavender Town theme. Pokemon's disturbing side is well-represented by its Ghost-types, with dolls possessed by pure hatred, ghosts posing as balloons to drag children to the underworld, and plenty of Pokemon that will steal your soul if you look at them the wrong way...
E3 may have been light on Pokemon news, but we dig up all the stories you may have missed in the shuffle. From Pokemon happy meal toys to bootleg fighting games and Japan's latest Pokemon 3DS announcement, this is what the Pokemon fans in the office have been talking about this week. Download link inside!
Pokemon news is slow this week, but we make the best of it by discussing the ins and outs of multiplayer etiquette in the Pokemon world, and discuss our hopes and dreams for the first Pokemon game on Nintendo's new console. Download link inside!
Prepare to descend into madness. Your regular Pokemon Monday hosts aren't quite themselves this week, but somehow still manage to convey all the week's Pokemon news and events. Episode 33 has details on the reprisal of the legendary beasts giveaway, the latest Black and White discussion and more – now with 100% more sound effects. Download link inside!
Pokemon Monday is back after a two week hiatus, and we've got a lot to talk about since we've been gone. Brett, Carolyn and Henry discuss importing the upcoming Battle & Get! Pokemon Typing DS, and rejoice in our long-awaited first look at the localized version of Black & White. Download link inside!
Listening to pundits, parents, and politicians, you'd think that videogames were the worst plague ever visited upon humankind. They make us dumb. They make us violent. They make us perverted. They make us twitchy and impatient. They make us disconnected loners and social misfits. Here's the antidote to such overblown criticism – seven games that will make you smarter. Next time someone's trying to tell you that your hobby is stupid, show them one of these and see if they can solve even a fraction of its brilliance...
This week we revisit the "ground zero" controversy of Pokemon Black and White, discuss rumors of a new Pokemon Battle Revolution follow-up for Wii, and lament that Europe is getting Black and White two days earlier than we are. Plus, we salute Unova's Ice-types in celebration of the Winter season. Download link inside!
Video game fan art isn't always appropriate for displaying at work or in social settings, but we're willing to make an exception for Filip Johannes Felberg's latest batch of oh-so-cute-and-blocky LEGO Pokémon...
This week we discuss all the new Pokemon revealed in the latest CoroCoro scans, speculate on more Black and White rumors, and salute one of the most dedicated Pokemon fans in the world. Download link inside!
The debate over cheat devices rages on, plus we discuss the Nuzlocke Challenge - the most super hardcore way to play through the story of any Pokemon game. Download link inside!
This week Brett suffers through a hangover as we atone for using Ditto as a sex slave. Plus, we lament about hacked shinies and discuss the new art style of Best Wishes. Download link inside!
Grass Monkey Pokemon Yanappu revealed - did Torterra and Infernape have a baby? Plus, we discuss our favorite Pokemon spin-off games. Download link inside!
The Pokemon World Championships happened over the weekend - did you get your Timid Crobat? Plus we discuss fake Pokemon, the Dudeskull vs Yellowducky forum thread drama, and veer wildly off topic when a bunny interrupts our recording. Download link inside!
PC Gamer's Erik Belsaas joins us as we discuss the latest new Pokemon and other gameplay tidbits revealed in the latest issue of CoroCoro, plus a few Japanese demo bus leaks. Big news: TMs will now be reusable - how awesome is that? Download link inside!