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PokéNews (July 6): Pokémon Duel / Pokémon GO / Magikarp Jump

Today’s Pokémon news: Pokémon Duel soon getting a major update, but also…

  • Pokémon GO
  • Magikarp Jump
  • PokéPark Wii: Pikachu’s Adventure
  • Pokémon merchandise
  • Pokémon no Uchi Atsumaru?!

Pokémon Duel

In the past few months, Pokémon Duel has received new updates on a bi-weekly basis. There was supposed to be one yesterday, but… there wasn’t. And it looks like there’s a good reason for that: the development team is currently working on a major update, to be released this Summer. Unfortunately, we don’t know what this update will change or add for now…

Source: official Twitter account

Pokémon GO

Today, a new event was announced for Pokémon GO, but this time it’s a real one. It will take place on July 22nd and 23rd in Chester (United Kingdom), as part of the Chester Heritage Festival. During this event, various historical areas are turned into PokéStops and Gyms, with the obvious goal being encouraging people to learn more about local history.

Source: Serebii

Magikarp Jump

Today, a new update for Magikarp Jump was released. It brings the game to Ver. 1.2.1, and comes with various (bug) fixes:

  • fixes graphical issues
  • adjusts the amount of XP received in later Leagues
  • fix a glitch that made it look like Magikarp’s JP was dropping

Thanks Serebii for the heads up and extra details!

PokéPark Wii: Pikachu’s Adventure

Today, Nintendo released PokéPark Wii: Pikachu’s Adventure as a Wii Download on Wii U in Japan. It costs 2 700 Yen, just like all other similiar games on the Nintendo eShop of the Wii U. There’s also a special offer available on My Nintendo in Japan!

Here’s some screenshots:

Source: Nintendo

Pokémon merchandise

Here’s more pictures for the Pokémon Black 2 and White 2 figure, releasing in December in Japan:

Here’s some pictures of Pokémon jewelry, releasing on July 14th in Japan:

And here’s pictures of the latest Pokémon Kids (with chewing gum and a figure inside the box), from Bandai:

Source: Famitsu / Famitsu / Bandai

Pokémon no Uchi Atsumaru?!

Here’s the preview for the next episode of Pokémon no Uchi Atsumaru?!, airing this Sunday in Japan:


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