Pokémon Meet-up Adelaide: Summary

On Saturday, 13 July, Pokémon fans from Adelaide congregated at AVCon (Anime and Video game convention) to find Australia’s best and brightest Pokémon VGC players. This was the fourth of several Pokémon tournaments held in major cities across Australia over the course of three weeks. The first tournament was held in Perth, the second in Melbourne, and the third in Brisbane. ...

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Pokémon X and Y Official Strategy Guide

EB Games Australia has recently listed the Official Strategy Guide for Pokémon X and Y as available for pre-order. You can pre-order online: here, or you can call into your local EB Games and pre-order in person. Please note: if you pick up both game and guide from EB Games, you’ll receive a 20% discount on the cost of the ...

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The Final Stretch: Pre-Worlds Predictions and a Dissertation on the Metagame

It’s Kaiwen here, back with another article! Nationals was probably the last premier event for many, as the final stretch of the Pokémon season draws near. The season has gone so fast! Heck, it just felt like last week when the season was just starting, and I was frantically play-testing Zekrom/Eelektrik. However, arguably the most important event is still yet ...

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Pokémon Meet-up Brisbane: Report

As the trainers gathered to the Convention Centre room, it was announced there were 72 competitors in the Seniors/Masters division all fighting for top QLD trainer and a free flight and accommodation to Melbourne, and a ticket to PAX Australia.  The tournament was a single elimination draw, and for those in Sydney or Adelaide going to this event this weekend: ...

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Draw a Card: Accelgor DEX 11

Hello, Pokémon Australia! For those who don’t know who I am, my name is Kaiwen Kuan, and I am a Pokemon TCG player from Victoria. I currently play in the senior division; I’ve had marginal success this season, with my highest point being when I won the 2013 National Championships, but this article is not about that! Today, I’ll be ...

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Pokémon Meet-up Brisbane: Summary

On Sunday, 7 July, Pokémon fans from Brisbane congregated at the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre to participate in the third of several Pokémon tournaments held in major cities across Australia over the course of three weeks. The first tournament was held in Perth, and the second in Melbourne. With a turnout of 15 (give or take) Junior Division players and ...

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Pokémon Meet-up in Sydney this Weekend!

A Pokémon Meet-up is being held this weekend in Sydney, which gives players a chance to win tickets to the otherwise sold-out PAX Australia (Melbourne, 20th and 21st of July). At PAX, players can put their skills to the test at the Australian Pokémon Video Game National Championships. This news comes alongside Nintendo Australia’s recent announcement that Pokémon players from ...

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Pokémon Meet-up Melbourne: Senior Winner’s Report

So, for those that don’t know me, my name is Sam, and I was the winner of the recent Melbourne Pokémon Meet-up. 107 Seniors participated in the event; it was a tough tournament, but it’s nothing compared to what I’m expecting at the Pokémon National Championship, in only a week and a half’s time! Pokémon Australia’s photo gallery from the ...

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Pokémon Meet-up Melbourne: Summary

On Saturday, July 6, Pokémon fans from Melbourne congregated at the Deakin Edge lecture hall in Federation Square to participate in a VGC competition, the second of several Pokémon Meet-ups held in major cities over the course of the next few weeks. The first Meet-up was held in Perth, which you can read about: here. With a turnout of 25 ...

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