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Pokemon Scarlet and Violet vs Pokemon Legends Arceus - How Are They Different?

Matt Buckley, 01 March 2023, 17:03

In the year 2022, two major Pokemon games were released. Pokemon Legends Arceus was a game changer in a lot of ways, and then in November, Scarlet and Violet changed even more. But how are these two games different?

Pokemon Day 2023: Scarlet and Violet DLC & More!

Matt Buckley, 28 February 2023, 18:10

This year marks the 27th anniversary of the Pokemon video game series. To celebrate, there were a ton of announcements, from Scarlet & Violet DLC to Pokemon Sleep and much more.

Pokemon Scarlet & Violet - So You Chose Quaxly?

Matt Buckley, 12 December 2022, 23:00

Quaxly is the incredibly stylish Water-type starter Pokemon for Scarlet and Violet. It's a great choice, but what other Pokemon would make useful teammates?

Pokemon Scarlet & Violet - So You Chose Fuecoco?

Matt Buckley, 09 December 2022, 23:00

Fuecoco is the incredibly goofy Fire-type starter Pokemon for Scarlet and Violet. It's a great choice, but what other Pokemon would make useful teammates?

Pokemon Scarlet & Violet - So You Chose Sprigatito?

Matt Buckley, 08 December 2022, 17:30

Sprigatito is the incredibly cute Grass-type starter Pokemon for Scarlet and Violet. It's a great choice, but what other Pokemon would make useful teammates?

Top 10 Strongest New Pokemon in Scarlet and Violet

Matt Buckley, 01 December 2022, 17:19

Pokemon Scarlet & Violet is bursting at the seams with strong new Pokemon. This list narrows it down to the top 10 strongest, but the competition is fierce.

Pokémon Scarlet and Violet - Not as Bad as People Say?

Alexandra Wolna, 01 December 2022, 16:44

Pokemon Scarlet and Violet achieved amazing sales results and simultaneously disappointed millions of players who are pointing out the game's shortcomings. Is this game actually that bad?

Nintendo Apologizes for Pokémon Game Condition and Promises Fixes

Jacob Blazewicz, 01 December 2022, 14:20

Nintendo has finally addressed the performance issues in Pokemon Violet and Pokemon Scarlet. The games will soon receive a new update, and more fixes are on the way.

Nintendo Won't Patch New Pokémon Game Because it Hasn't Heard of Any Problems

Kamil Kleszyk, 27 November 2022, 19:35

It is possible that those complaining about Pokemon Scarlet and Violet's lack of polish will continue to face numerous glitches. Apparently, Nintendo is not carrying out any repairs because it... has not received reports of problems with the games.

New Pokemon Games Set Records [UPDATE: Players Fight for Refunds]

Sonia Selerska, 24 November 2022, 14:23

Pokemon Scarlet and Violet have broken the series record. Gamers don't care about technical problems and reviewer opinions - they buy the games like there's no tomorrow.

Gamers Skipped Reviews; New Pokemon Games Break Preorder Records

Adrian Werner, 20 November 2022, 12:44

Pokemon Scarlet and Pokemon Violet have broken preorder records for the series. We also learned the sales results for the entire series.

New Pokémon Games Worst in a Long Time; First Reviews

Sonia Selerska, 17 November 2022, 17:26

According to reviewers, Pokemon Scarlet and Violet seem to indicate the end of an era in the game industry. Captivating mechanics fail to shine when buried under technical issues.

New Ghost Pokemon Gimmighoul Revealed for Scarlet & Violet

Matt Buckley, 07 November 2022, 17:40

Gimmighoul, a new ghost type Pokemon that has two different forms, was revealed in a new trailer for Pokemon Scarlet & Violet.

New Ghost-Type Greavard Revealed for Pokemon Scarlet & Violet

Matt Buckley, 26 October 2022, 11:44

Just in time for Halloween, the Official Pokemon Company has revealed a brand new Ghost-type Pokemon for Scarlet & Violet, the Ghost Dog Pokemon, Greavard.

New Pokemon Scarlet & Violet Trailer Reveals Bellibolt

Matt Buckley, 16 October 2022, 19:46

In a series of “livestreams” hosted by the Electric-type Gym Leader, Iono, her partner Pokemon, the electric frog, Bellibolt, was revealed to be in the new Scarlet & Violet games.

Farigiraf Revealed in New Pokemon Scarlet & Violet Trailer

Matt Buckley, 07 October 2022, 12:59

In a new fourteen-minute trailer for Pokemon Scarlet & Violet, a plethora of new features were shown alongside a brand new evolution of a classic Pokemon.

New Scarlet & Violet Pokemon Wiglett Revealed in Unique Presentation

Matt Buckley, 29 September 2022, 13:03

The Pokemon Company hosted a unique presentation called the Pokemon Ecological Survey of the new region in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet, revealing the new Pokemon: Wiglett.

New Pokemon Scarlet & Violet Trailer Covers Story Options

Matt Buckley, 08 September 2022, 20:43

A brand new trailer for the upcoming Pokemon Scarlet & Violet showcased the three story paths that players can follow in this new open-world game.

New Pokemon Grafaiai Revealed in Scarlet & Violet Trailer

Matt Buckley, 02 September 2022, 12:55

In a new trailer styled to look like a nature documentary, the Poison Monkey Pokemon, Grafaiai, latest addition to the Pokemon Scarlet & Violet roster, was revealed.

Breaking Down the New Pokemon Scarlet & Violet Trailer

Matt Buckley, 22 August 2022, 12:05

A brand new trailer revealed several new mechanics for the upcoming Pokemon Scarlet & Violet, as well as a new Pokemon. Here’s a breakdown of what you need to know.

Pokemon Presents: New Pokemon Scarlet & Violet Trailer

Matt Buckley, 04 August 2022, 17:03

Pokemon Presents covered a lot of information about current games like Pokemon GO and Pokemon Unite, also revealed a new trailer for Pokemon Scarlet & Violet.

New Pokemon Scarlet and Violet Trailer Reveals New Legendary Pokemon

Matt Buckley, 02 June 2022, 16:59

The latest trailer for the upcoming Pokemon Scarlet and Violet showed off several new Pokemon along with some exciting features and a release date.

Pokemon Violet and Scarlet With Release Date and New Trailer

Jacob Blazewicz, 01 June 2022, 21:34

An open world that enables the players to explore together without boundaries, a release date and a co-op mode - these and more are featured in the new trailer of Pokemon Scarlet and Pokemon Violet.

Pokemon HOME 2.0 Update Will Include Pokemon Legends Arceus and BDSP

Matt Buckley, 13 May 2022, 23:40

The Pokemon Company announced the Pokemon HOME 2.0 update, which will finally connect the two latest games, Pokemon Legends Arceus and Pokemon BDSP to the platform.

Pokemons Like Gold, Bayonetta 3 Coming This Year - Nintendo Report Highlights

Przemyslaw Dygas, 10 May 2022, 14:13

Nintendo has confirmed that Bayonetta 3 is alive and will debut on the market this year. The company also boasted about the success of Pokemon.

Pokemon Day: Pokemon Scarlet and Pokemon Violet Announced

Matt Buckley, 01 March 2022, 15:08

During the Pokemon Presents for the game’s 25th Anniversary today, the Pokemon Company had many small updates, and one major announcement: Pokemon Scarlet and Violet.

Pokemon Legends: Arceus Reviews Call the Game a Breath of Fresh Air

Jacob Blazewicz, 26 January 2022, 20:00

Pokemon Legends: Arceus was warmly received by reviewers. Not due to lack of flaws or technical issues, but as a step in the right direction for the series. And also just a great game.

New Pokemon Legends Arceus Trailer Reveals Hisuian Voltorb

Matt Buckley, 10 December 2021, 12:42

In a brand new trailer for Pokemon Legends: Arceus it was revealed that the latest regional form is none other than Hisuian Voltorb.

Ed Sheeran in Pokemon GO; Artist Announces In-game Event [UPDATED]

Jacob Blazewicz, 18 November 2021, 13:19

Ed Sheeran is gearing up for an imminent visit to Pokemon GO, possibly as part of another event.

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl in First Reviews

Jacob Blazewicz, 17 November 2021, 22:57

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl are collecting good scores, but reviewers have some reservations.

Pokemon Releases Two New Trailers About Its Upcoming Games

Matt Buckley, 28 September 2021, 20:48

Today, the Official Pokemon Company released two new trailers, each delivering brand new information on the upcoming games Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl, as well as Pokémon Legends: Arceus.

New Pokemon Card Game to Replace Pokemon Trading Card Game Online

Michal Ciezadlik, 21 September 2021, 13:43

The Pokemon Company has decided to retire its previous card game and replace it with a new updated version - Pokemon Trading Card Game Live.

Here Are the Highlights from the Latest Pokemon Presents

Matt Buckley, 19 August 2021, 10:05

From new playable characters in Pokemon Unite to new information on Pokemon Legends Arceus, Wednesday’s Pokemon Presents had a lot to unpack. Here’s what you need to know.

Pokemon: Brilliant Diamond, Shining Pearl and Legends: Arceus in New Trailers and Screenshots

Jacob Blazewicz, 18 August 2021, 20:09

Today's Pokemon Direct brought with it the presentation of Brilliant Diamond, Shining Pearl, and Legends: Arceus. Nintendo also revealed a handful of information about the games and unveiled an exclusive edition of Nintendo Switch Lite.

Nintendo Game Sales Leave no Doubt: Creators of Mario are in a League of Their Own

Gacek, 05 August 2021, 15:21

Nintendo has released its financial results for the second quarter of 2021. The company's games are selling in millions of copies.

5 Billion in 5 Years; Pokemon GO is Making Tons of Money

Przemyslaw Dygas, 07 July 2021, 11:40

It has been 5 years since the launch of Pokemon GO. Despite the passage of time, the game still generates huge profits and remains a global phenomenon.

New Pokemon Snap Gameplay Presents First Location

Bart Swiatek, 26 April 2021, 12:46

Nintendo's channel on YouTube published a gameplay video from the latest Pokemon game, New Pokemon Snap, which is coming to Nintendo Switch this week.

Pokemon Diamond and Pearl Remakes Announced. New Pokemon Games Revealed

Szarmancki, 26 February 2021, 20:12

At a presentation to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Pokemon brand, remakes of Pokemon Diamond and Pearl for NDS console were announced. That's not all, we've also seen a trailer for an open-world Pokemon game, and a sequel to Pokemon Snap.

Pokemon Legends Arceus: A New Path for Pokemon?

Matt Buckley, 26 February 2021, 17:32

A new style of Pokemon game seems to have been announced during Pokemon’s 25th Anniversary presentation. The game is called Pokemon Legends Arceus. Could this be Pokemon making the jump to an open world?

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl Announced

Matt Buckley, 26 February 2021, 17:28

In the first presentation celebrating Pokemon’s 25th Anniversary, the Pokemon Company announced the long awaited remakes of Pokemon Diamond & Pearl.

Jail for Hacking Pokemon in Japan

Karol Laska, 04 February 2021, 19:45

Japan has begun prosecuting people who violate fair competition rules and sell digitally modified Pokémon on the black market. One of the offenders has already been caught red-handed.

New Pokemon Snap Arrives on the Switch on April 30th

Matt Buckley, 15 January 2021, 14:42

In a new trailer showcasing entirely new environments and a plethora of Pokemon, The Pokemon Company announced that the upcoming New Pokemon Snap will arrive on April 30th.

Rumors Hint at New Pokemon Remakes in 2021

Matt Buckley, 25 November 2020, 09:51

A credible source has leaked rumors of an exciting 25th anniversary for Pokemon in 2021, perhaps even ending the year with long awaited Diamond and Pearl remakes.

Unboxing of Pokemon Booster Packs Becomes a Hit on Twitch

Paul Wozniak, 23 November 2020, 16:08

Popular streamer Sodappopin said that the latest hot trend on Twitch - opening Pokemon card booster packs - is pretty much gambling and a bad example for the younger audience.

Pokemon GO Earns Better Than Ever

Adrian Werner, 04 November 2020, 12:12

The first ten months of this year were enough for Pokemon GO to set a new revenue record. Since its launch, the game has already earned over $4 billion.

Free Pokemon Cafe Mix With 5 Million Downloads

Jacob Blazewicz, 19 August 2020, 20:43

The Pokemon Company boasted 5 million downloads its free game titled Pokemon Cafe Mix. As thanks from the creators, the players will receive a small gift after logging into the game.

Competition for Pokemon – Monster Catching Games Head to the Nintendo Switch

Matt Buckley, 30 July 2020, 15:44

Nexomon: Extinction just unveiled several new trailers as well as a release date less than a month away. It isn’t the only upcoming Switch game that seems to be inspired by Nintendo’s popular monster catching franchise, but Pokemon doesn’t seem to mind.

Pokken Tournament DX Will Be Free for One Week in the Midst of the Pokemon Player’s Cup Tournament

Matt Buckley, 28 July 2020, 13:48

Pokken Tournament DX, the Pokemon fighting game, will have a free week for anyone with a Nintendo Online account. The free week comes in the midst of the Pokemon Player’s Cup Tournament, which features some of the top players from across the world.

New Paper Mario: The Origami King Trailer Shows Strange Gameplay and a Pokemon Cameo?

Matt Buckley, 08 July 2020, 13:45

The latest installment in the Paper Mario series, The Origami King, just released a new trailer featuring some interesting gameplay and a potentially wild cameo.

Pokémon GO Breaks Another Revenue Record

Adrian Werner, 07 July 2020, 11:34

The universal frenzy about Pokemon GO is a thing of the past, but the game is earning more and more. The game's revenue has already exceeded 3.6 billion dollars, and the first half of 2020 was record-breaking.