PokéNews (Aug. 17) – Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! / Let’s Go, Eevee! / Pokémon Duel

Today’s Pokémon news: more gameplay footage for Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! / Let’s Go, Eevee!, but also…

  • Pokémon Duel
  • Pokémon Sun and Moon – Anime
  • Unshou Ishizuka

Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! / Let’s Go, Eevee!

Today, The Pokémon Company shared some more gameplay clips for Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! / Let’s Go, Eevee!. This time, the focus is on 5 Pokémon attacks!

Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! / Let’s Go, Eevee! (Switch) comes out on November 16th worldwide.

Source: The Pokémon Company

Pokémon Duel

Yesterday, a new Software update for Pokémon Duel went live: Ver. 6.2.0. Alongside the changes detailed earlier this week, the following new features and content went live:

  • adds new Beginner Missions (offering smaller rewards than regular ones)
  • adds Special bundles including Shiny Greninja and other rare figures (available for a week)

Also, the latest Gym Cup event is the Fire Gym Cup, and it went live today. Here’s all you need to know about it:

  • Runs from August 17th to August 21st
  • Fire-type Movement 0, 1, and 2 figures = +1 Movement;
  • Water-type figures = +20 Attack (for each attack);
  • Gym Boosters available, with the contents increasing with your winning streak.
  • Wash Rotom figure available as reward
  • Trophies will be distributed to qualifying players after the event.

But wait, there’s still more! The latest Queen’s Cup event goes live on August 23rd, and runs until August 28th. This one allows you to earn the Mega Gyarados figure!

Finally, if you log-in before August 31st, you can get a Mega Salamence figure (UX rarity)!

As usual, you can find more details about the various Software updates for Pokémon Duel on this page, and about the various Events and Content Updates on this one!

Source: official Twitter account / Serebii / Gamer

Pokémon Sun and Moon – Anime

Here’s the latest promo video for the Pokémon Sun and Moon anime series:

And here’s the preview for the next episode, airing on August 23rd in Japan:


Unshou Ishizuka

Today, Aoni Production announced that Unshou Ishizuka has passed away due to esophageal cancer. If you’ve ever watched the Pokémon anime series in Japanese, then you’ve definitely heard him: he’s the one who has voiced both Professor Okido / Oak and the narrator since the very beginning of the series, back in 1997.

Source: Aoni Production



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