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Pokémon's Intro, Remade With Stock Footage
Pokémon's Intro, Remade With Stock Footage
Pokémon’s status as a worldwide phenomenon means that you can break it down to its essential parts and folks will still recognize what you’re referencing.
Lil Nas X Released A Cheeky Video Game About Twerking
Lil Nas X Released A Cheeky Video Game About Twerking
Lil Nax X—prolific Tweeter, former country music superstar, and current Lord of Hell—has released a new video game that celebrates his current chart-topping hit, “Montero (Call Me By Your Name).” Read more...
Hunting for Pokémon Cards Has Become a Different Kind of Game
Hunting for Pokémon Cards Has Become a Different Kind of Game
A few weeks back, during a particularly unremarkable late night of insomnia-fueled doomscrolling, a notification slid its way onto my phone’s screen that quickened my pulse and dilated my pupils.
Pokémon Gets Me Through It
Pokémon Gets Me Through It
In the Pokémon universe, it’s customary for small children to receive a beast capable of leveling cities before leaving the comforts of home to embark on an arduous journey across varying regions.
Another Charizard Card Sells For Over $300,000
Another Charizard Card Sells For Over $300,000
Pokémon cards have been having a bit of a boom lately, and nowhere is that more obvious than in auctions for the holographic Charizard card that acted as the base set’s crown jewel in 1999.
Researchers Name Newly Discovered Insects After Legendary Pokémon
Researchers Name Newly Discovered Insects After Legendary Pokémon
Two entomologists decided to name their recently discovered new species of Australian beetles Binburrum articuno, Binburrum moltres, and Binburrum zapdos, bringing Pokémon full circle back to what originally inspired the hit video game series. Read more...
Pokemon Go's Eggs Aren't Lootboxes, They're Fun Presents
Pokemon Go's Eggs Aren't Lootboxes, They're Fun Presents
Pokémon Go developer Niantic is testing a feature that lets players see what might be inside the game’s eggs before they walk the many miles to hatch them.
A Twitch Streamer Unearthed Cards From A Fake '90s Pokémon Ripoff, And Fans Are Pretending The Series Was Real All Along
A Twitch Streamer Unearthed Cards From A Fake '90s Pokémon Ripoff, And Fans Are Pretending The Series Was Real All Along
There’s elaborate performance art, and then there’s what renowned Twitch jester Jerma did over the weekend.
An Ode To My Favorite Flavor Texts
An Ode To My Favorite Flavor Texts
More than the set piece battle or the final showdown between hero and villain, it’s the quieter, smaller moments in video games that get me.
An Ode to a Jigglypuff
An Ode to a Jigglypuff
Twenty-five years ago in Red and Blue, freshly-minted Boulder-Badge owning Pokémon trainers would find themselves heading toward the first steps of the rest of their lives drowning in bird Pokémon.
It's Weird To See Ryu Use A Gun In Fortnite
It's Weird To See Ryu Use A Gun In Fortnite
Yesterday, after some hints and leaks, Street Fighter characters Ryu and Chun-Li came to Epic’s mega-popular battle royale game, Fortnite.
Epic Games Settles Lawsuit Against 14-Year-Old Fortnite Player
Epic Games Settles Lawsuit Against 14-Year-Old Fortnite Player
Epic Games has settled a 2017 lawsuit against a 14-year-old Fortnite player who allegedly made YouTube videos of himself using cheating software. Read more...
McDonald's Pokémon Card Packs Are Selling Out
McDonald's Pokémon Card Packs Are Selling Out
To celebrate the 25th anniversary of Pocket Monsters, Mcdonald’s is including card packs in Happy Meals.
Pokémon World Championships Skip 2021 Over Covid-19 Concerns
Pokémon World Championships Skip 2021 Over Covid-19 Concerns
After canceling in-person competition in 2020 due to the rise of the covid-19 pandemic, The Pokémon Company announced it will skip official tournaments through 2021 as well. Read more...
Tyanmo Is Just A Boring Little Fish
Tyanmo Is Just A Boring Little Fish
Every Pokemon is interesting and worth talking about.
In Japan, Pokémon Company Is Cracking Down On Sword And Shield Cheaters
In Japan, Pokémon Company Is Cracking Down On Sword And Shield Cheaters
The Pokémon Company issued a statement in Japan regarding cheats being used in Pokémon Sword and Shield, as well as in Pokémon Home. Read more...