Australian VGC Premier Challenges: January

  The VGC 2017 Season is here! Each month, we will be posting a round-up of all VGC Premier Challenges that will be happening throughout Australia. VIC January 8 @11:00am –  Werribee VGC Premier Challenge: Winter Series January 28 @11:00am – Box Hill VGC Premier Challenge: Winter Series NSW January 21 @10:00am – Newcastle VGC Premier Challenge: Winter Series WA ...

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Rotom’s VGC Resources: An Introduction to VGC

  Have you completed your Pokédex? Sick of grinding the Elite 4 and want a new challenge? Interested in meeting like-minded Pokémon fans? Good news – VGC may be exactly what you’re looking for! What is VGC? VGC (Video Game Championships) is the official competitive battling circuit for the Pokémon video games which is run by The Pokémon Company International ...

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Around the Stadiums Winter Series #1: A Premier Challenge Summary

  Welcome back to the Around the Stadiums coverage for the 2017 Season, where we bring you Premier Challenge Results from around Australia. This edition will look at results from December. Events were held in every state this month, and Victoria was fortunate enough to have three events! Players had been anxious about getting more events, but their patience and ...

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Australian VGC17 Usage Stats: December Week 4

  Happy New Year to you all! Hope you’re all as happy as we are to kiss 2016 goodbye, and with that we bring you the teams from the final Premier Challenge held in Melbourne on  the 30th of December. Here we saw Chris Kan take out the event, with rising star Arvin as our runner-up. Also of note was ...

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Pokémon Oceanic International Championships: Travel Cheat Sheet

  With the next Pokémon International Championships announced for Australia in March we have written up a full guide to getting yourself here, and having a good time. This document is not endorsed officially in any way by, or affiliated with TPCi. Index Flights and Visa Requirements Arriving in Melbourne The Venue Accommodation Food Transport Climate Australian Pokémon Community Gaming ...

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New Pokémon Sun and Moon Themes Available

  Two new themes for your New 3DS’ home screen have just become available in Australia, and both even have accompanying video previews demonstrating them! (NOTE: the videos are in Japanese) The first is called Pokémon: Adventure Partner, and features the three starter Pokémon of Alola. Its background music comes from your home in Sun and Moon. The second is ...

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Preparing Your Team: A VGC17 Staples Guide

As is the norm for most new formats, a lot of Pokémon have risen and fallen (and occasionally risen again) in usage as varying team archetypes are explored. With the rapid changes we’re seeing, it may be hard to understand what Pokemon to use and how they work. In this article I’ll summarise current ‘Staple Pokémon’ of VGC17 and how ...

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Oceanic International Championship Announced for Australia!

  Following on from the inaugural Pokémon International Championships in London earlier this month, Pokémon has now announced the date and location of the second International Championships. Melbourne will host the event on March 10th-12th (Friday to Sunday), at the Melbourne Park Function Center, which has previously been host to the Australian Pokémon National Championships in 2015 and 2016. Prize money and ...

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Australian VGC17 Usage Stats: December Week 2

  Season’s Greetings everyone! We’ve had yet another lot of Premier events held across the country. Today, we have results from Brisbane’s first PC, Cannington in WA, and another Victorian event. Courtesy of Matthew Roe, we also have a statistical breakdown on the usage stats of Pokémon within Top Cut at these events to assist in team building specifically for ...

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Australian VGC17 Usage Stats: December Week 1

  Season’s Greetings everyone! Last weekend we had our first wave of small local events in Australia. We’re happy to share with you the results from the first 2017 season Premier Challenges at Box Hill and Newcastle, and Adelaide’s first sanctioned non-premier event for the year held by PokeAdelaide. Worth noting was that PokeAdelaide’s event was structured as 5 round ...

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