Review – Not for hardcore fans but Pokemon: Let’s Go, Pikachu/Eevee! gets a few things right

One wonders why it’s taken Nintendo so damn long to finally release a Pokemon game on a home console. I’m not talking about the Stadiums or XDs or Mystery Dungeons, I’m talking a true-blue Pokemon game in the vein of X/Y or Gold/Silver. Now that the Switch is here, ...

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Bandai confirms the Eevee Tamagotchi!

If you thought Eevee couldn’t possibly get any cuter, you thought wrong. Bandai has officially announced the Eevee Tamagotchi and, naturally, people are going nuts for it. Set for release on January 26 next year, the gadgets will come in two variations: a brown-themed “I Love Eevee” and pink-themed “Color Friends”. ...

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What Pokemon game director Junichi Masuda has to say about Pokemon Let’s Go!

Are you as hyped up for Pokemon Let’s Go! as we are? If not, too bad. We’re talking about it anyway. More specifically, game director Junichi Masuda will. In a recent interview (much appreciated, Bahamut), he laid out some juicy info as well as some considerations that the team ...

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How I learnt to stop worrying and love the Detective Pikachu trailer

Warner Bros. dropped a bomb last night, not a nuke like in Doctor Strangelove but it comes pretty close. If you’ve not seen it already, the first official trailer for POKÈMON Detective Pikachu was released. Starring Ryan Reynolds (Deadpool) as the titular yellow mascot that we all know and ...

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The GameAxis Playlist (November 2018): Nintendo Switch

Here’s the first instalment of our monthly game release snapshot for all the main platforms. Without further ado, here’s our top 5 Switch games to look out for this November! By order of release: Taiko no Tatsujin: Drum ‘n’ Fun! (2 Nov) Break out those drumsticks, people! The best-selling rhythm ...

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Pokemon Center Singapore opens in early 2019 at Jewel Changi Airport

You won’t have to book a flight east for your next big Pokemon fix. Come March 2019, fans can simply head over to Jewel Changi Airport to empty their wallets at Pokemon Center Singapore, the first of its kind outside Japan. According to Channel NewsAsia, the permanent retail store ...

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Catch em’ all with these Limited-Edition Pokemon Switch Consoles

Heads up, Pokemon Masters. Nintendo is releasing two specially designed Switch variations together with Pokemon: Let’s Go, Pikachu and Let’s Go, Eevee!  Themed after each version’s mascot, each bundle features: Pikachu/Eevee-themed Nintendo Switch Consoles and Joy Con Switch dock featuring mascot artwork Pre-installed game of choice Poke Ball Plus ...

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Revisit Johto in this orchestral arrangement of Pokémon Gold and Silver

One can only imagine how Satoshi Tajiri felt after enchanting Japan with Pokémon Red and Blue, setting the stage for what is now one of the world’s most iconic multi-media franchises. While many have fond memories of that mid-90s boom, it was Pokémon Gold and Silver — the second ...

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