Tag Archives: Information

Nintendo Direct – Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon: New Details

The latest Nintendo Direct aired this morning, and with it we have quite a bit of new information! Specifically, Necrozma Formes, Lycanroc’s Z-move, and in a first for the Pokémon main series games, 2 new Pokémon have been revealed in the middle of the generation instead of the beginning — both being Ultra Beasts! New Necrozma Formes The previously revealed ...

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Nintendo eShop Sale: Pokémon Red, Blue and Yellow

The original Pokémon games — Red, Blue and Yellow — are on sale via the Nintendo 3DS eShop in Australia! The games have been available for over a year now, with news of Pokémon Gold and Silver making their way to the eShop later this year! Until September 4, you can get a 36% discount if your Nintendo Network ID ...

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Changes to 2017 Pokémon World Championships Qualification

The Pokémon Company have announced changes to both the qualification requirements for the 2017 World Championship and the Championship Points (CP) payouts at events. These changes now make it easier for players to qualify for the World Championships for both TCG & VGC. For players in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region (which includes Australia), the new CP requirements to earn a ...

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Australian TCG League Challenges: March

The TCG 2017 Season is alive and kicking! Each month, we will be posting a round-up of all TCG League Challenges that will be happening throughout Australia. We’ve just had the Oceania International Championship but there are League Challenges taking place between now and the end of the month. Tasmania Saturday March 18th – League Challenge, Battle Axe Games Kingston @1:30pm Queensland Saturday March ...

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Know Your Game – Pokémon Podcast Series Debuts

Know Your Game A group of three Australian gamers have gotten together and started a YouTube channel called Know Your Game. The first 2 episodes went up last week and focused on competitive Pokémon, both Smogon and VGC! Ever wondered what a Smogon is? Keen to get started in Official VGC? Henshin Media is here to help. Know Your Game ...

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Big News for the Oceania International Championships

With just over a month to go until competition gets underway, we’ve got all the big news for the Oceania International Championships that were announced over the last few days. The event details are available online, www.poic2017.com.au. This page is important as online registration will be done through there. Additionally, information about the schedule and the costs have also been unveiled. Key information ...

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Australian TCG League Challenges: February

Calling all TCG Players! A number of TCG League Challenge events have been announced for February. League Challenges are entry-level events and are ideal for newer players looking to get involved in competitive TCG (VGC players – think Premier Challenges). League Challenges also award a small amount Championship Points to players who finish as the top seeds, making these events valuable ...

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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 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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