PokéNews (Aug. 21): Pokkén Tournament DX demo/ Pokémon World Championships

Pokkén Tournament DX

Today’s Pokémon news: commercial for Pokkén Tournament DX, but also…

  • Pokémon World Championships
  • Pokémon TCG
  • Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon: Trainer Guide
  • Pokémon The Movie
  • Pokémon merchandise

Pokkén Tournament DX

Yesterday, Nintendo of America uploaded a (web) commercial for Pokkén Tournament DX:

But that’s not all! During the Pokémon World Championships, it was announced that a demo version for Pokkén Tournament DX would be released “soon” on the Nintendo eShop. Unfortunately, we don’t know when it will be released, which characters and stages will be included, and… well, anything about the demo, really.

Here’s the video interview of Haruki Suzaki and Masaaki Hoshino, with the demo announcement at the end:

The list of demos on Nintendo Switch has been updated!

Pokkén Tournament DX (Switch) comes out on September 22nd, worldwide.

Pokémon World Championships

The Pokémon World Championships 2017, which took place over the week-end, are now over. If you missed the various livestreams, you can check out the YouTube playlist below with videos of the finals!

Also, it was announced that the Pokémon World Championships 2018 would be held in Nashville (Tennessee).

Source: The Pokémon Company (Twitter)

Pokémon TCG

During the opening ceremony of the Pokémon World Championships, Tsunekazu Ishihara (President and CEO of The Pokémon Company) made some announcements. One of them is about the Pokémon Trading Card Games, which is soon getting a pretty exciting addition… Ultra Beasts!

Here’s the trailer revealed during the ceremony:

Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon: Trainer Guide

Here’s the latest episode of the Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon: Trainer Guide video series!

Pokémon The Movie

Here’s the latest promotional video for Pokémon The Movie: I Choose You:

A quick reminder: the movie is getting a limited theatrical release around the world, in November. Check out this post for more details!

Pokémon merchandise

Here’s some pictures for a DIY service for Pokémon jewelry, launching on September 14th (and lasting until September 30th):

Source: 4Gamer


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