PokéNews (Nov. 5): Pokémon Sun and Moon launch event (UK), Nintendo Minute / Pokémon GO

Today’s Pokémon news: a launch event for Pokémon Sun and Moon in the United Kingdom, but also…

  • Nintendo Minute
  • Pokémon GO
  • Pokémon Center

Pokémon Sun and Moon

In order to celebrate the release of Pokémon Sun and Moon, Nintendo will be hosting a launch event on November 22nd at The Old Truman Brewery, from 5PM to 10PM. At this event, players will be able to enjoy the following:

  • Pokémon themed activities
  • nostalgic delights
  • picture opportunities with Pikachu
  • intense competitions in Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon’s new Battle Royal mode,
  • and more…

Players will even be able to meet Shigeki Morimoto (Battle Designer of the Pokémon series), and get the Mythical Pokémon Mew for Pokémon Red Version, Pokémon Blue Version, and Pokémon Yellow Version on the Nintendo 3DS Virtual Console.

To be able to attend this event, you will need a ticket. How to get one? You will have to win one! Click here in order to find out how.

Pokémon Sun and Moon (3DS) comes out on November 18th in Japan and North America, and November 23rd in Europe.

Nintendo Minute

In November, to celebrate the release of Pokémon Sun and Moon, Nintendo is having a series of a special Nintendo Minute episodes entirely dedicated to the game. In the first one, Kit and Krysta discuss their 5 favorite things about the Alola region with Junichi Masuda and Shigeo Ohmori!

Hello Trainers, so excited to officially kick-off Pokémon Month on Nintendo Minute! For the entire month of November, we will be sharing videos all about Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon. What better way to start than a chat with Mr. Junichi Masuda and Mr. Shigeru Ohmori sharing their favorite things about the new Alola Region. What do you think? What about this tropical paradise excites you the most? Let us know in the comment section below. As always, we really hope you enjoyed this video and thank you so much for watching. We’ll be back next week with more Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon! #PokemonSunMoon

Pokémon GO

Remember the Nearby Pokémon feature announced quite a while ago for Pokémon GO? Niantic announced today that players in the following areas could now try it out:

  • parts of Arizona
  • the Seattle area (Washington state)
  • rest of the San Francisco Bay area

Unfortunately, we don’t know when this feature will be available for all players…

Source: Niantic

Pokémon Center – Pokémon Sun and Moon

Interested in some Pokémon Sun and Moon goodies? Some plushies, t-shirts, apparel, and other merchandise featuring the three starters are now available from the Pokémon Center online store, in the United States. Click here to check out what they have in stock!



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