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Pokemon Sword & Shield Take Online Battling More Seriously Than Past Games

The Pokemon Company dropped a new trailer for Sword and Shield ahead of this weekend's Pokemon World Championships.Like previous Pokemon games, Sword and Shield will give players the ability to connect online and battle other trainers around the world via the Battle Stadium. ...

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Surprise Pokemon Sword and Shield battle trailer reveals new moves and held items

We got a look at some new special and hidden abilities, two new held items, and plenty of powerful attacks including some Max Moves only accessible to Dynamax Pokemon.Speaking of Dynamax-exclusive abilities: the Max Moves available to Dynamax and Gigantamax Pokemon often come with substantial bonuses. ...

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Pokemon Sword and Shield ranked mode has multiple tiers and allows rental teams

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On the heels of a Pokemon Sword and Shield battle trailer showcasing new moves and abilities, today The Pokemon Company unveiled Battle Stadium, the game's ranked mode.As a new blog post explains, Battle Stadium uses a five-tier ranking system. ...

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Kiss's Singer Reacts To New Pokemon That Looks Like Him

The Pokemon Company recently dropped a new trailer for Pokemon Sword and Shield.In a statement to Newsweek, Simmons said he was flattered by the new Pokemon. ...

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Kotora is the cutest Pokemon that never was

One of his most recent posts revealed the so-cute-how-dare-they-scrap-it Kotora family, a trio of utterly cuddleable Electric-type tigers, and now we're just waiting for the fan petitions to bring the Kotora pokemon into canon.No offense to the Kotora family, but there is absolutely nothing scary about your adorable tiger faces. ...

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Kiss Singer Gene Simmons Shares Thoughts On The New Pokemon That Looks Like Him

The Pokemon Company recently shared a new trailer for Pokemon Sword and Shield.In a statement to Newsweek, Simmons said he was flattered by the new Pokemon. ...

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Team Rocket's Boss, Giovanni, Makes First Appearance In Pokemon Go

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Pokemon Go's third and final Pokemon Go Fest event of the summer recently took place in Yokohama, Japan.It appears the enigmatic Team Rocket boss was photobombing pictures that were taken using Pokemon Go's AR Snapshot function. ...

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Pokemon Go: Suicune Returning For Raid Day Event This Weekend

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Niantic hosted the final Pokemon Go Fest of the summer in Yokohama, Japan last week, and as it had done for the previous two Go Fests, the studio held a series of global challenges during the event.From August 13-20, you'll be able to earn triple the normal amount of Stardust for each Pokemon you capture or hatch. ...

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Gene Simmons from Kiss likes his new Pokemon look-alike Obstagoon

Linoone looks kind of like a skunk, but Obstagoon is the spitting image of Gene Simmons, the frontman for Kiss.Fans quickly latched onto Obstagoon being a Kiss homage, so Newsweek asked Simmons about it in a recent interview. ...

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Kiss Singer Gene Simmons Reacts To New Pokemon That Looks Like Him

The Pokemon Company dropped a new trailer for Pokemon Sword and Shield earlier this week.Along with revealing new rival characters, the video gave us our first look at a brand-new Pokemon named Obstagoon, which immediately drew comparisons to Kiss singer Gene Simmons. ...

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Pokemon Sword & Shield Reveal A New Evolution For An Old Pokemon

Now Playing: Pokemon Sword & Shield Gets Galar Forms, Rivals, And More - GS News Update











The Pokemon Company has shared a new trailer for Pokemon Sword and Shield.Just as in Sun and Moon on 3DS, some older Pokemon will have a different appearance and typing in the Galar region. ...

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Team Rocket's Leader, Giovanni, Makes First Appearance In Pokemon Go

Now Playing: Pokemon Pokemon Go Gets Shiny Poliwag, Sword And Shield News Coming This Week - GS News Update











Pokemon Go's third and final Pokemon Go Fest event of the summer is now underway in Yokohama, Japan.It appears the enigmatic Team Rocket boss is photobombing pictures that are taken using Pokemon Go's AR Snapshot function. ...

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"The greatest thing in the world ever" - The first reactions to Pokemon Sword and Shield’s Galarian forms are in

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The latest Galar research update trailer for Pokemon Sword and Shield went live yesterday and introduced us to four new Galarian forms, and the designs of the new additions got everyone talking.Well, the Galarian forms are already earning themselves a lot of love, and, more importantly, producing some quality memes. ...

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Pokemon Sword & Shield Have Galarian Forms Of Older Pokemon, Including An Incredible Weezing

The upcoming Sword and Shield for Nintendo Switch will have their own regional variants as well, and we got a look at a handful of them in the games' latest trailer.First is Galarian Weezing, which could very well be this generation's equivalent of the wonderful Alolan Exeggutor. ...

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Watch The Pokemon Sword And Shield Galar Research Update

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The Pokemon Company has teased "more information" on its upcoming Pokemon Sword and Shield titles.The new Galar Research Update will drop today, August 7, at 6 AM PT / 9 AM ET / 2 PM BST / 11 PM AET. ...

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Pokemon Can Take On Jobs In Sword And Shield

Now Playing: Pokemon Sword & Shield Gets Galar Forms, Rivals, And More - GS News Update











Pokemon Sword and Shield are coming to Nintendo Switch this fall, and the pair will introduce a few new mechanics to the series, most notably Gigantamaxing and Max Raid Battles.Following the latest Galar Research Update video, The Pokemon Company revealed another new mechanic in the upcoming titles: Poke Jobs. ...

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Pokemon Sword & Shield Introduce A New Evolution For An Old Pokemon

Now Playing: Pokemon Sword & Shield Gets Galar Forms, Rivals, And More - GS News Update











The Pokemon Company has released a new trailer for Pokemon Sword and Shield.Just as in Sun and Moon on 3DS, some older Pokemon will have a different appearance and typing in the Galar region. ...

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Pokemon Go: September Community Day Details And Featured Pokemon Announced

Niantic has now announced the first details for September's Community Day, which will take place on Sunday, September 15.The featured Pokemon for September's event will be Turtwig, the Grass-type starter from the series' Gen 4 games, Diamond and Pearl. ...

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Pokemon Sword And Shield Reveals A New Creature And He Is Hangry

In this form, Morpeko's Aura Wheel move changes from electric type to dark.It also bears a slight resemblance to Pikachu--as one new creature typically does in new generations of Pokemon. ...

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Pokemon Sword & Shield Poke Jobs can earn XP and rare items by putting box-sitters to work

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Poke Jobs are coming in Pokemon Sword and Shield, and they're your chance to make even your most dedicated benchwarmers into productive members of society.One of its tools is a sort of digital help-wanted section which will list a number of currently available Poke Jobs. ...

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