The Nintendo Direct presentation for Japan just ended, revealing a short video on the upcoming Pokémon Mystery Dungeon game, Pokémon Super Mystery Dungeon. The game will be released in Japan on September 17th, 2015 for 4,700 Yen and will showcase a library of starter Pokémon available to choose from. Many legendary Pokémon will also be available in the game.
The 2015 Pokémon Spring Regional Championships will be streaming today on Twitch from Madison, WI. The schedule is as follows:
- 10:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. (CST) – Pokémon video game
- 2:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. (CST) – Pokémon TCG
You can watch the live stream by following the link: http://www.twitch.tv/pokemon
If you happened to miss the 2015 Pokemon Spring Regional Championships stream on Twitch, you can view the VOD by following the link below.
The 2015 International Challenge June event has been announced for Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire. The battle competition will focus around Double Battles, where participants will receive 1000 PokeMiles.
Registration takes place on June 18th till June 25th and the actual competition will run along June 26th to June 28th. The top 256 players will receive Championship points which will count towards their chances for qualifying for the 2015 Pokemon World Championship.
Pokemon will be restricted to those found in the National Pokedex and will be set to level 50. Banned Pokemon include standard Legendaries.
Be sure to check back to previous updates for major news and announcements!
A Pokemon Center has just opened in Hiroshima, and to celebrate its opening, a shiny Gyarados will be distributed as a special event to players with either Pokemon Alpha Sapphire, Omega Ruby, X, or Y. The shiny Gyarados stands as the center’s mascot.
The distribution will run from June 26th to August 31st. No other details have been released.
A Magikarp distribution will also take place, and the official site has mentioned that it may be shiny. The reason for the distribution is so players can spread it through GTS and Wonder Trade in order to spread it around the world.
The official Pokemon website has released initial details around the upcoming game Pokemon Super Mystery Dungeon. The game will be releasing in fall 2015 in Japan, winter 2015 in North America, and early 2016 in Europe, for the Nintendo 3DS game system. No further details have been provided besides that.
You can read the statement that they released this morning below.
Look forward to the launch of Pokémon Super Mystery Dungeon in winter 2015, continuing in the legacy of the exciting Pokémon Mystery Dungeon video games! With dungeon layouts that change every time you enter them, the fun never ends! Battle alongside Legendary and Mythical Pokémon to save the world from a crisis in a tale of unprecedented scale.
Keep checking Pokemon.com for much more information about Pokémon Super Mystery Dungeon and get ready for the arrival of impressive mystery dungeons that will surpass all others!
The official TV Tokyo website has updated with an upcoming special on June 18th featuring a special episode called “Pocket Monsters XY Pikachu the Movie 1 Hour Special.” This special airing will include a total of four episodes, which will premier in the hour. Going by the amount, this will most likely be in segments.
- Pikachu Becomes a Star!? Its Movie Debut!!
- How to Pikachu the Movie! All right! Action!!
- The Thunderclap Hero! Super Pikachu!!
- Pikachu’s Thriller Failure Award
Two new upcoming episode titles have also been revealed.
- Episode 879 – The Wind, The Egg & Noibat!! (Airing June 11th)
- Episode 880 – The Pokemon Sky Rally Challenge! Fly, Noibat!! (Airing June 18th)
It was also mentioned that additional details about the upcoming Hoopa movie will also be shown on June 18th!
CoroCoro has just leaked, revealing a bit information surrounding the movie, attack in regards to Hoopa Unbound in-game, and upcoming TCG cards.
Surrounding the movie, The Archdjinni of The Rings – Hoopa, Mega Latios and Latias will be making an appearance. Their current roles are not known.
In the game, Hoopa will be able to change forms through the use of a Prison Bottle, which will be obtainable from the PokeMart after completing certain tasks/conditions. Once Hoopa Unbound is obtained, it will know the move Hyperspace Fury.
The magazine also revealed TCG pictures of Hoopa-EX, Lugia-EX, and Kyurem-EX from the Bandit Ring set. You can view the pictures of the scans below or visit pokebeach.com for the translations.
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