Australian Pokémon VGC Nationals: Junior Division – Holly

On July 20 to 21, Nintendo Australia hosted Australia’s first ever Pokémon VGC Nationals at PAX Australia. The Junior Division was held early Sunday at the Nintendo Booth. There were a total of 10 tiny competitors, but they sure knew how to play Pokémon! As the competition had young competitors, Nintendo announced that they would be doing a Round Robin ...

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Australian Pokémon VGC Nationals: Master Division Winner

Last Saturday was the day that the first Pokémon National Championships were held for Australia. Many people have wanted an official Pokémon tournament Down Under for quite a while, and Nintendo have finally responded. I received my One-Day pass to PAX to compete after attending the warm up tournament a couple of weeks before at Federation Square. Although I got ...

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Australian VGC Nationals: Junior Division – Top 4

On July 20 to 21, Nintendo Australia hosted Australia’s first ever Pokémon VGC Nationals at PAX Australia. The Junior Division was held early Sunday at the Nintendo Booth. There were a total of 10 tiny competitors, but they sure knew how to play Pokémon! As the competition had young competitors, Nintendo announced that they would be doing a Round Robin style ...

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Australian VGC Nationals: Senior Division – Top 4

On July 20 to 21, Nintendo Australia hosted Australia’s first ever Pokémon VGC Nationals at PAX Australia. The Senior Division was the last division to be held at the Nintendo Booth on Sunday at PAX Aus. There were a total of 32 players, making matches and elimination clean and easy. As the competition was smaller, Nintendo announced that the competition ...

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Legendary Speculation

Okay, so I have been absent from writing any articles for Pokémon Australia as I have been thoroughly researching the possibilities that could occur in the new Pokémon X and Y games. So, after all the positive feedback I got from my Sylveon Speculation article, I have decided that I shall continue to write my theories for all to see. So, ...

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Australian VGC Nationals: Master Division – Top 4

On July 20 to 21, Nintendo Australia hosted Australia’s first ever Pokémon VGC Nationals at PAX Australia. The Master Division was held on Saturday at the Nintendo Booth. We had a whopping 181 competitors in the Single Elimination best-of-1 tournament. The competition went for hours, with the best-of-the-best facing off against others they knew, trained with, and learnt off. We ...

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Draw a Card: Tropical Beach

Ever since my last Draw a Card, I have received many requests to review cards from the newest set to be released: Plasma Blast. Ambirules wrote a fantastic set review on Plasma Blast, and covered almost all cards that people wanted to be covered. However, a portion of voters wanted me to review Tropical Beach in the NXD-PLB format. Tropical ...

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VGC Nationals Gallery

With Australia’s debut in the Pokémon VGC Nationals done and dusted, we can all sit back and revel in the event’s many successes. A huge thank you and hi-five goes out to Nintendo Australia for offering Australian Pokémon fans the chance to compete midst the incredible atmosphere at PAX. Nintendo’s floor staff did a marvellous job, and the weekend would ...

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Australian Pokémon VGC Nationals: Standings

This weekend at PAX Australia, Nintendo hosted Australia’s first ever Pokémon VGC Nationals, with the top 2 from each age division winning prizes, as well as a paid trip to Vancouver to participate at Worlds. This event marked a day in history for Pokémon fans in Australia; VGC Nationals is something we have all dreamed of, and Nintendo turned those dreams ...

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