Author Archives: MachopFan

Hailing from the outer suburbs of Melbourne, MachopFan became a Pokémon fan in 1999. He joined the competitive scene during the 2007 DS Connection Tour, a week after Pokémon Diamond and Pearl were released in Australia. After learning that Australia was not in the Video Game World Championship, he played a major role in the campaign to include Australia. MachopFan competed in Australia's first National Championship, placing in the Top 8.

Special Edition Solgaleo / Lunala 3DS announced!

Late last night it was announced that a new special edition New 3DSXL, with artwork featuring Solgaleo and Lunala, will be released in Australia and New Zealand in November, coinciding with the launch of Pokémon Sun and Moon! As is expected following previous similar launches, it is expected that this special edition 3DS will be released on the same day ...

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New Pokemon Sun and Moon information revealed at E3!

Last night, a Twitch stream was run by Nintendo at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3). While the vast majority of the stream focused on an upcoming Legend Of Zelda game, new information was also revealed about Pokémon Sun and Moon, in the form of a gameplay demonstration. This included the debut appearance of two new Pokémon: Yungoos is based on a ...

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Everything we know about Pokémon Sun and Moon

  As previously mentioned, last night saw the first details of the next Pokémon games, Sun and Moon, released to the public. The games will be released on November 18 in North America, as well as Australia and New Zealand. Strangely, it is not a single-date worldwide launch: it’ll be released in Europe on November 23, 5 days later! These ...

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2016 Australian Pokémon VGC Regional and National Events Announced

  Nintendo AUNZ has just announced a complete list of dates and locations for Australia and New Zealand’s Pokémon Regional Championships, and the National Championships, all in one go! Dates and locations are as follows, in the following order: Adelaide Sunday, May 1 The Ellington, Hackney Auckland (NZ) Saturday, May 7 ANZ Viaduct Events Centre, Auckland Sydney Saturday, May 14 Paddington ...

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Regirock, Regice & Registeel with their Hidden Ability available via Pokémon Bank

  Regirock, Regice and Registeel are now available to users of Pokémon Bank, with their hidden abilities, from now until October 31st! Note: Renewals for Pokémon Bank will cost $4.99 per year. All you have to do is access Pokémon Bank to obtain the three Regis, you can receive them in X, Y, Omega Ruby or Alpha Sapphire via Pokémon ...

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2016 International Challenge – March Announced

  The second International Challenge for the 2016 has been announced. Players will be competing for Championship Points, which contribute towards the chances of earning an invitation to the Pokémon World Championship! Details are as follows: Sign-Up Period: March 17 11am AEDT – March 24 10:59am AEDT Competition Period: Friday March 25 AEDT – Sunday March 27 10:59 AEDT Participant ...

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Pokémon Sun and Moon officially announced on Pokémon Direct!

 Following the Pokémon Direct to mark the 20th Anniversary of Pokémon, Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon have been announced! What we know so far: The games will be coming in late 2016. The games will be launching on the Nintendo 3DS console. It will be available in 9 languages. The Virtual Console Games – Red, Blue and Yellow will have ...

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Details for Pokkén Tournament revealed!

  New details have been announced regarding Pokkén Tournament, including its Australian release date! Pokkén Tournament is set is the new region of Ferrum, the only region in the world where Pokkén’s style of battle is played, where trainers compete in the Ferrum League. As players win their way through the Ferrum League, they will unlock new Pokémon that can ...

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