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Pokken Tournament DX Demo on Nintendo Switch

Pokken Tournament DX, which launches in on September 22 now has a free demo, live on the Switch Nintendo eShop! Pokken Tournament DX is an expanded version of the WiiU’s Pokken Tournament, which was originally a port from the Japanese arcade game. The Pokken Tournament DX demo lets you play 15 matches! You get to choose out of Pikachu, Charizard and ...

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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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Salazzle event announced for Australia

Starting August 14  and running until September 4  (or while stocks last) players will be able to get Salazzle via code distributed exclusively at EB Games Australia! The code will be free and will allow trainers to receive Salazzle into their copy of Pokémon Sun or Pokémon Moon! How to receive Salazzle: Select Mystery Gift on the main menu. Click ...

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Australia takes Juniors 1st, Masters 2nd at VGC 2017 World Championships

Australia’s great performance in the VGC scene has continued right up to the end of the 2016/17 season, with Australia taking its very first Video Game World Championship! Nicholas Kan, using his older brother Chris’ team from the North American International Championships, was able to overcome Spain’s Tomàs Serrano to win Australia’s very first Video Game World Championship title! It was ...

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Shiny Tapu Koko Event now live in Australia!

From this morning Australian Pokémon fans will be able to join the rest of the world with the distribution of Shiny Tapu Koko! Starting June 14, players will be able to receive the Shiny Tapu Koko via Internet distribution on Mystery Gift on Pokémon Sun or Moon! To download Tapu Koko go to Mystery Gift in the main menu > ...

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Australia takes out Pokemon Video Game North America Championships

The curtains have just closed on the Pokémon Video Game North America Championships, the last official tournament before the World Championships! Team Australia has managed to take the title in all three age divisions for the Video Game! Alfredo really captures what being in the Australian community is all about in his post win interview below: Never mind, take it ...

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Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon and more! Pokémon Direct 7/6/17

Pokémon Direct has come and gone and included not one, not two, but THREE announcements! The first was Pokken Tournament DX for Nintendo Switch, the first Pokémon title on the new console. It will be similar to the original, but with 5 new playable characters: Darkrai, Scizor, Empoleon, Croagunk and Decidueye. This game will be released worldwide on September 22. ...

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Pokémon Direct Midnight Tonight!

While you were sleeping … There will be a Pokémon Direct on Pokémon’s official YouTube and Twitch channels at midnight EST tonight (June 7)! For Adelaide that’s June 6 11:30pm, and for Perth it’s June 6 10:00pm. At this early stage we don’t know what it will entail, but stay tuned as this will be big!

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Midnight Lycanroc event announced for Australia

To coincide with the release of the TCG expansion Guardians Rising, a new Lycanroc Midnight Forme giveaway has been announced for EB Games stores! The Lycanroc will have its previously-unreleased No Guard ability, be male, be level 50, hold a Life Orb, and know the moves Stone Edge, Fire Fang, Sucker Punch and Swords Dance. How to receive Lycanroc: Select ...

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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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