Around the Stadiums Winter Series #2: January Premier Challenge Summary

Welcome back to the Around the Stadiums coverage for the 2017 Season, where we bring you the January Premier Challenge summary of results from around Australia. This edition will look at results from January 2017. With the metagame settling down a little after a hectic opening month, players pressed on for championship points in most states with a bit more ...

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Australian VGC17 Usage Stats: January Week 4

We’ve reached the final week of January, meaning it’s now time to reflect on this month in VGC. What better way to do so than with our latest usage stats? We’ve had three Premier Challenge events happen in Victoria, New South Wales and Tasmania. We’re beginning to see some clear patterns with the Australian metagame, so we advise noting the ...

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Get Mew Z Crystal (Mewnium Z) with Pokémon Bank

Following on from our article this morning, Pokémon Bank is here! To celebrate the relaunch of Pokémon Bank and all it’s new features, subscribers can get their hands on a Mewnium Z. Mewnium Z is the Mew Z Crystal, exclusive to Mew! When players launch the new Pokémon Bank app from the eShop they will receive the gift, a Wonder ...

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Pokémon Bank Update 1.2

After much suspense, we now have some details about the upcoming Pokémon Bank update. Pokémon Bank was shut off around the time that Pokémon Sun and Moon were released. Now we have details in regards to how transferring from the eShop download titles (Generation 1) games: Pokémon Red, Blue and Yellow will work. Between Pokémon Red, Blue and Yellow Pokémon ...

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Pokémon TCG: Uncovering the Secrets of Sun and Moon

  As inhabitants of Earth, we’re lucky enough to be treated to the Sun and Moon every day and night respectively*. Only once will we be treated to the release of the Pokémon Trading Card Game Sun and Moon set. The Sun is an incredibly important star, and the Moon is a body of astronomical importance. But how important will ...

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Australian VGC17 Usage Stats: January Week 3

  After a week break from Premier Challenges, Australia is back playing Pokemon and producing VGC17 usage stats! We’ve had events in Perth, Newcastle and Adelaide this week. Following suit with the results worldwide, Australians have adapted well to the quickly developing metagame. This week we saw Jimmy Chen take out Newcastle with a team reminiscent of a standard team seen ...

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Pokémon TCG Sun & Moon Prerelease Events in Australia

  The latest expansion to the Pokémon Trading Card Game, Sun & Moon, will be released on February 3rd 2017 in Australia. As with all new expansions there are a number of prerelease events being hosted on the weekend before, thus giving players the chance to obtain and play with the new cards before the official release. The new expansion sees the ...

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Yveltalk with Jordan Palmer: Analysing the Yveltal / Garbodor Pokémon TCG deck

  London is known for its beef-eaters, but it was all about the bacon-bird at the European International Championships. The Yveltal/ Garbodor deck featured 11 times in the Top 32, 5 times in the Top 8, and made up every deck in the Top 4. The December event was neither the beginning nor will it be the end of this ...

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EXP Gaming: 2017 EXP Circuit Announced

  Last week, EXP Gaming announced their first ever non-official Pokémon Video Game Circuit for Pokémon fans in Australia! The Circuit kicks off on January 27th and runs until August. Smaller events throughout the year give points which help you work towards qualifying for the “Invitational” near the end of the Circuit. Due to this, EXP has introduced a $10 ...

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Pokémon TCG European International Championship: Event Report

  From December 9th-11th 2016, the ExCel Exhibition Centre in London played host to the first of four International Championships to be held across the globe during the 2016-2017 Pokémon TCG competitive season. The big cash prizes, Championship Points on offer and the desire to taste the salty tears of fallen enemies attracted 492 masters division competitors, including players who ...

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