Tag Archives: Pokemon

  • ‘Detective Pikachu’ English Language Trailer (Video)

    ‘Detective Pikachu’ English Language Trailer (Video)

    There are few fictional characters who wouldn’t be innumerably improved by jamming the word “Detective” in front of their name. Pokémon numero uno Pikachu is no exception, and now there’s an English language trailer in anticipation of Detective Pikachu‘s stateside release next month. Here’s the skinny, direct from Nintendo: “In Detective Pikachu, a new game coming on […]

  • Pokéball Collection Candy Cases From Bandai

    Pokéball Collection Candy Cases From Bandai

    When I was a little kid I was obsessed with cartoon objects existing in the real world—big wedges of Swiss cheese were a particular fixation.  And I still have a soft spot for stuff like the new Pokéball collection of candy cases from Bandai, thanks to its strong attention to detail in bringing the Pokémon equipment […]

  • ‘Pokémon: The First Movie’ Getting Theatrical Re-Release

    ‘Pokémon: The First Movie’ Getting Theatrical Re-Release

    I was never too into the Pokémon franchise, having only been directly exposed to it via three things: Pokémon Snap, Pokémon Stadium, and through the controversial mandate that required every person between the ages of 8 and 14 in 1999 to see it, Pokémon: The First Movie. Now, that law is going into effect once […]

  • Pokémon Cheeseburgers From Sydney’s Down-N-Out

    Pokémon Cheeseburgers From Sydney’s Down-N-Out

    If all this Pokémon GO talk has you craving some Pokémon, or if you just want to bring the sport of Pokémon hunting back to a time when our proud ancestors hunted in order to feed themselves and their families, a burger joint in Sydney, Australia called Down-N-Out has a new line of Pokémon cheeseburgers just for […]

  • Pokédrone: Catch ‘Em All Remotely via Drone (Video)

    Pokédrone: Catch ‘Em All Remotely via Drone (Video)

    Even just in the last week, Pokémon Go has done wonders for getting normally-sedentary video game enthusiasts to get off their asses and walk around a little, in the interest of finding and catching Pokémon but with the side benefit of giving them some much-needed exercise. But on the subject of much-needed exercise…who needs it? […]

  • ‘Pokémon Go’ is a Massive Smash Hit for Nintendo

    ‘Pokémon Go’ is a Massive Smash Hit for Nintendo

    Unless you’ve been hiding under a Snorlax all weekend, it’s a cinch you’ve already heard about Pokémon Go – if you’re not completely addicted to it already. But reports are now coming in that the augmented reality game is surpassing any and all expectations Nintendo had for it, which may be why players have experienced […]

  • ‘Pokémon’ OST on Colored Vinyl Coming Soon

    ‘Pokémon’ OST on Colored Vinyl Coming Soon

    I don’t know how much Venn diagram overlap there is between Pokémon players and vinyl collectors/enthusiasts, but I know that anybody who falls into that trench will be interested in this upcoming release from Moonshake records. It’s the Pokémon OST from composer Junichi Masuda on limited edition colored vinyl in honor of the games’ 20th […]

  • ‘Fat and Famous': Artist Reimagines Pop Culture Figures as Overweight (Pics)

    ‘Fat and Famous': Artist Reimagines Pop Culture Figures as Overweight (Pics)

    A graphic artist or illustrator in “the real world” is usually under societal pressure to deliver characters that are in conventionally attractive shapes—no pot bellies or love handles to be found. But artist Alex Solis wasn’t bound by these restrictions in his project Fat and Famous, which turns familiar pop culture icons into versions that […]