Celebrate Pokémon Day by taking a trip down memory lane

Author: Lauren Ganos
Categories: 3DS, Retro

Happy Pokémon Day! To celebrate, everyone here with the Nintendo Wire team wants to share some of their favorite Pokémon stories and pieces of news from the past year. Check them out below– and have fantastic Pokémon Day. Pika Pika! Pokémon Sun & Moon confirmed Nostalgia’s the best, isn’t it?…

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‘Pokémon Chat Pals’ stickers now available on iMessage App Store

Categories: Merchandise, Mobile, News

The Pokémon Company has launched a new set of stickers for iOS messaging service iMessage, featuring numerous Pokémon from both Generations I and VII. Pikachu, Bulbasaur, Charmander, Squirtle, Rowlet, Litten, Popplio and various Alolan forms of Generation I Pokémon are included in the “Pokémon Chat Pals” sticker pack.   iMessage…

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Review: Pokémon Sun

Author: Ricky Berg
Categories: 3DS, Reviews

Disclaimer: Two games, two reviews! The review below covers Pokémon Sun only. The overall score will be the same for both games. When I first played Pokémon Red Version and set off with my Charmander way back when, it resonated with me on a level not many games could. I…

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Nintendo Wire’s Favorite Gen 1 Pokémon

Categories: Retro

Pokémon, the phenomenon that rocked both eastern and western culture 20 years ago, has somehow managed to do it again. After its launch in July, Pokémon GO managed to capture the loyal, recapture the lapsed, and introduce new generations to the monsters that stole our hearts two decades ago. The…

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Pokémon Bank update coming January 2017

Author: Ricky Berg
Categories: 3DS, News

One of the most intriguing and exciting features of the Pokémon Red, Blue, & Yellow virtual console releases was their announced compatibility with the Pokémon Bank software and by extension other, more modern version of Pokémon. While that update still hasn’t come and was expected to launch sometime close to…

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Pokémon celebrates Arceus in August!

Categories: 3DS, Merchandise, News

The time has finally come – Pokémon’s own omnipotent deity Arceus is being celebrated this month for the 20th anniversary of the series! Just as with the past six months, the Arceus celebrations come with a host of special, limited edition merchandise that will only be available during the month…

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