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Shaymin and Regigigas Event UNOFFICIAL  

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To celebrate the launch of Pokemon HeartGold and SoulSilver in Australia on March 25th, PokemonAus.com is giving Victorians one last chance to get two special Pokemon for your Pokemon Platinum, Diamond and Pearl games.

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his Saturday March 20th at Highpoint Shopping Centre in Melbourne we will be distributing both Regigigas and Shaymin, two events Nintendo Australia never bothered to give us officially. Simply visit the Level 3 Food Court area from 11:00AM until 12:00PM for your chance to download the Pokemon via Mystery Gift. The Regigigas will be available from 11am until 11:30am and is like those distributed at Toys R US stores in the US last year. The Shaymin will be available from 11:30am until 12 Noon and is also like those distributed at Toys R Us stores last year in the US.

Both Pokemon can be sent to Pokemon Diamond and Pearl Versions however in Pokemon Platinum Regigigas unlocks Regirock, Regice and Registeel whilst Shaymin unlocks the Gracidea Flower (in Floraroma Town) allowing it to turn into Sky Forme Shaymin. 

After you've activated Mystery Gift, enter the function and select "Get Via Wireless", you'll then be sent either Regigigas or Shaymin depending on the time, remember you cannot have more then three Wonder Cards saved, if you do then  delete older ones before hand.

Place: Highpoint Shopping Centre (Food Court Level 3) Melbourne
Date: Saturday March 20th 2010
Time: Starting 11AM to 11:30 then 11:30 to 12PM

Need help activating Mystery Gift?
1. Talk to the TV producer on the third floor of the Jubilife City TV Station.
2. Tell him "Everyone Happy" and "Wi-Fi Connection".
3. Save your game and reset your Nintendo DS.
4. Select Mystery Gift at the start up menu.
5. If you have three Wonder Cards already then select "Check Card"
6. Select one and click on "Trash"
7. Go back and select "Receive Gift" then "Get Via Wireless".
8/ You're now ready to download your Pokemon!

PokeWalker Yellow Forest in April!

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Nintendo have announced that from April 1st the Yellow Forest event will begin over Wi-Fi. The event will be available for the US, Australia and Europe considering HeartGold and SoulSilver will be released worldwide by then. The event will run till the very end of April so be sure to download it using the Mystery Gift function once you've purchased Pokemon HeartGold or SoulSilver.

The Yellow Forest event unlocks the Yellow Forest PokeWalker course, here you'll encounter nothing but wild Pikachu, some Pikachu even know the attack Fly as seen in the image up.


HG/SS update

Nintendo Australia have launched an official site for Pokemon HeartGold and SoulSilver. The site contains information about the Pikachu Coloured Pichu event and other basic details about the game. 

Be sure to check our last few news posts, there has been a quite a few articles posted today.

Iwata Asks

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The president of Nintendo Satoru Iwata sat down and talked with the creators of Pokemon HeartGold and SoulSilver for the Nintendo DS systems. Click the image below to read the interview, you'll be sure to learn some interesting facts about how Pokemon has grown from its very early days.



Heart Gold/ Soul Silver UPDATE

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With Pokemon HeartGold and SoulSilver out tomorrow in the US i decided to do some research:

There is a complete list of all the Gym Leaders and Elite Four members, their teams and updated teams when you go back and verse them for a second time. There is a Rock Smash Guide which explains what items you may discover whilst smashing open rocks and finally a Pokeathlon prize guide. The Pokeathlon offers different prizes each day so check out the guide and save your points for something you really want.

Australia has twelve more days to go with Europe to receive HeartGold and SoulSilver a day later.


New Pokemon Distribution Event heading to Japan

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The latest issue of CoroCoro magazine has been leaked in Japan and it reveals the latest Pokemon event to take place. Pokemon movies in Japan generally have two events associated with them, Arceus and the Jewel of Life had Pikachu Coloured Pichu and Arceus for example. CoroCor has announced that Phamtom Champion Zoroark will offer those who pre-order a movie ticket either a Shiny Suicune knowing Sheer Cold, Shiny Raikou knowing Zap Cannon or Shiny Entei knowing Flare Blitz. The second event has not been revealed yet but it will most likely be a Celebi considering it stars in the movie and unlocks an in-game event in HeartGold and SoulSilver.

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Pokemon HG/SS TV Commercial and Wallpaper

Two Pokemon HeartGold and SoulSilver TV commercials have begun airing in the US  which can be seen below. Pokemon HeartGold and SoulSilver Versions will be released on March 14th in the US, March 25th in Australia and New Zealand and on March 26th across Europe.

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More Retail deals for Pokemon HeartGold and SoulSilver

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We have brought you the two best pre-order deals for Pokemon HeartGold and SoulSilver (Toys R Us and Game Traders). Well we have recieved information from both Big W and EB Games on what offers they have planned.

EB Games are accepting pre-orders for Pokemon HeartGold and SouLSilver for a RRP of $69.99 each or you can trade in two DS games and get them for $29.99 each, both of which aren't very good deals.

Big W didn't want to reveal the prices of HeartGold and SoulSilver for competitive reasons but they stated it will be one of the cheapest prices available and they'll beat any cheaper price if necessary. Big W aren't accepting pre-orders for the games though so if you want peace of mind then check Toys R Us or Game Trader's deals in the links above.

Finally for those who don't mind pre-ordering online, game.com.au are offering Pokemon HeartGold and SoulSilver for only $56 each with free express Australian delivery, this is the cheapest option so far but you may receive the game a day or two after the official release date.

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Best places to pre-order Pokemon HeartGold and SoulSilver

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Following on from yesterdays update, today I will be posting what deals two retailers are offering for those who pre-order Pokemon HeartGold and SoulSilver with them.

First up and currently the only retailer to offer a free gift is Toys R Us, pre-order Pokemon HeartGold with them to get a bonus metallic gold Pikachu stylus for your Nintendo DS, pre-order Pokemon SoulSilver and receive a metallic silver Pikachu stylus.



Next is Game Traders who are simply offering the low price of $59.95 for those who pre-order with them.
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Pokemon Heart Gold/ Soul Silver UPDATE

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With the release of Pokemon HeartGold Version and Pokemon SoulSilver Version just over two weeks away, now is the time people will begin wondering where is the best place to pre-order or purchase the games from. Well PokemonGamesNOW! Aus have done all the hard work for you, we have contacted Australia's major retailers and gaming stores to see what offers, pre-order deals and launch promotions they all have planned.

We will post all the deals each store offers here which will allow you to compare and choose without having to literally shop around yourself. Feel free to email us if you've come across any good pre-order deals in your local areas by emailing pokemongamesnow@hotmail.com 


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Characters from Phantom Champion Zoroark revealed

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Main movie characters
The official Japanese Pokemon movie website has updated with a picture showing the main characters in Phantom Champion Zoroark. First up is Kuroto who is a reporter trying to discover the secret behind Crown City's biggest business man, Kodai. The lady next to Dawn is Rioka, she is Kodai's secretary and finally is Kodai himself, the owner of the biggest company in Crown City. It appears Kodai wants to capture Celebi to benefit his business, possibly wanting to visit the future so he knows which decisions he should make.

The hompage of the official movie site features the video we posted Thursday with an extra part at the end showing Zorua transforming into Piplup. Zorua seems to also be able to transform however being a pre-evolution, it may have size limits thus only being able to turn into smaller Pokemon.

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The Kodai Network, the company Kodai owns
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Official movie poster: Seems Suicune, Entei and Raikou don't actually appear in the movie, only illusions of them created by Zoroark

Pikachu Coloured Pichu available via Wi-Fi Mystery Gift!

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Remember the Shiny Pichu Event taking place over Wi-Fi in Europe from today? Well as expected the event is worldwide so Australians and Americans can also join Europe in connecting to a Wi-Fi connection to download the Pikachu Coloured Pichu via Mystery Gift.

This Shiny Pichu can be sent to Pokemon Diamond, Pearl or Platinum versions. Simply turn on your game and select Mystery Gift at the main menu. Once in the function select the Get Via Nintendo WFC option and you'll be able to download the Pikachu Coloured Pichu when connected to the internet.

Those in the US who received this Pichu via Gamestop will not be able to get it again even though the distribution method is different.

Once Pokemon HeartGold and SoulSilver is released, walk through the Ilex Forest with this Pichu by your side and you'll encounter an exclusive Spiky Eared Pichu which you can capture. The event ends March 25th so be sure to grab the special Pichu while you can.

Gamestop Jirachi Event and Pokemon HeartGold & SoulSilver US TV Commercials

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Two new Pokemon related TV commercials have begun airing in the US. First up is the TV ad for Pokemon HeartGold and SoulSilver out March 14th in the US, the second video is of a Gamestop commercial advertising the Jirachi distribution about to take place.


Filb.de Ranger PHOTOS

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Filb.de has realsed photos recently on the pokemon ranger EPISODE. http://www.filb.de/anime/eppics/sp/rangerhikari It shows most photos to follow.


Brand new Phantom Champion Zoroark movie trailer

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German Pokemon site Filb.de have uploaded a brand new trailer for Phantom Champion Zoroark. The trailer shows Zorua witnessing Celebi time travel from the past to the present (Ash's time), it appears Zorua somehow travels with Celebi where it meets up with Ash, Dawn and Brock. In the present however Celebi is attacked by a group of Ninjask owned by some mystery bad guy who wants to catch Celebi, his attempted capture is paused as Zoroark appears from behind a tree revealing its ability to transform into other people and Pokemon. Is this Zoroark the same Zorua who travelled to the present with Celebi, Zorua's future self or simply an unrelated Zoroark?

Suicune, Entei and Raikou are also seen causing havoc in a town, are these the real legendary beasts or simply Zoroark disguised as them?


Arceus + Pichu Coloured EVENT

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Arceus will be available to download via Mystery Gift from March 13th in the UK at participating Game retailers, click here for further details.

Pikachu Coloured Pichu will also be available across Europe via the Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection. The Shiny Pichu can be downloaded via Mystery Gift from March 5th to March 26th, it is not known if the event will be accessible here in Australia and in the US but I'm pretty sure it will be. Stay tuned to Pokemon Aus and we'll let you know as the event goes live whether Australia will also be able to receive the Pichu.

Walk through Ilex Forest with the Shiny Pichu by your side and Spiky Eared Pichu (from Arceus and the Jewel of Life) will appear for you to battle and hopefully capture. The Spiky Eared Pichu is female, at Level 30, holding a Zap Plate and knows Helping Hand, Swagger, Volt Tackle and Pain Split.


Pokemon Ranger BOX look at!

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Here are some pictures I found on the internet of the Pokemon Ranger 3 game BOX. I think It looks really cool. Box Art :D

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Pokemon Heart Gold/Soul Silver Update!

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Nintendo Europe have released a new French Pokemon HeartGold and SoulSilver trailer which can be seen below. The trailer goes through all the various features and shows some new content. Nintendo released a bunch of new HeartGold and SoulSilver images at their media summit last week which can also be found below.

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Pokemon Ranger 3 Update

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Japanese Release date: 6th of March 2010
America: 2010
Australia: TBA
Europe: 2010
Korea: TBA


Boy characters Japanese name: Natsuya ナツヤ
Girl characters Japanese name: Minami ミナミ 

Evil Team name: Team Nappers (That name wasn't the best)

First Partner: Ukulele Pichu

Region: Obliva オブリビア

Professor: Unknown (Murph イマチ,Shinbara   (Hastings )シンバラ教授 Etc


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♦Yesterday was Diamond Dust Saturday!♦

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Yesterday in pokemon Platinum, it was diamond dust saturday! This event only happens once a year (you can't go back in time to see it I think). So hopefully you got to see it! I love to see tiny crystals instead of snow ♥ !  Hope you find it (at snowpoint).


Dsi XL

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The Nintendo Summit was held in San Francisco today, and while the rumored DS  was not addressed, Nintendo did announce the North American release date for the DSi XL. It will be released in the United States on March 28th for a price tag of $189.99.

The fourth DS incarnation features a screen that is 93% larger than the current DSi as well as a jumbo stylus. On its launch date, the DSi XL will be available in either a burgundy or bronze color and will come pre-installed with two DSiWare Brain Age games, Photo Clock, Flipnote Studio, and the DSi Browser. The system was originally released in Japan on November 21st and was called the Nintendo DSi LL.



New Poster For NEW pokemon!

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The Ruler of Illusions (Phantom Z) : Zoroark will be featured in the next issue of CoroCoro Special, which is a magazine released every other month as an extension of the regular CoroCoro. The first image below is of the magazine's cover, while the second image shows new anime artwork of Zoroark and part of its movie 13 poster. The final image is cut and enlarged out of the second and shows two of the movie's characters. Click the thumbnails for larger images.

The movie poster for pokemon arceus and the jewel of life was first spotted on February 27th last year, which would be tomorrow. March 5th and 6th were when the movie trailers and plot information were first released for the Arceus movie, so if history repeats itself, as it so often does, we should have the first substantial Zoroark trailer and details next week! The Japanese Pokemon movie website mentioned they were almost finished with the trailer too.


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Heart Gold/ Soul Silver English Trailers!

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The Nintendo Media Summit took place this week, first in Australia (Black Wii Console - March 11th and Nintendo DSi XL - April 15th) then in the US (Nintendo DSi XL - March 28th) and finally in Europe (Nintendo DSi XL - March 5th).

At the event Nintendo showcased their most prized possessions for the year and of course Pokemon HeartGold and SoulSilver were amongst them. Click here and here to view brand new English trailers never before seen.


Melbourne gets lucky! : Regigigas Event 

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Australians have never had the chance to receive Regigigas in the past, for the first time Victorians will finally have the chance!

Regigigas will be distributed this Saturday February 27th at Highpoint Shopping Centre in Melbourne. Simply visit the Food Court area between 11:00AM and 12:00PM for your chance to download your very own Regigigas via Mystery Gift. The Regigigas is like those distributed at Toys R US stores in the US last year.

After you've activated Mystery Gift, enter the function and select "Get Via Wireless", you'll then be sent the Regigigas, remember you cannot have more then three Wonder Cards saved.

The Regigigas Wonder Card can be sent to Pokemon Diamond, Pearl and Platinum versions. In Platinum however, this Regigigas will unlock Regirock, Regice and Registeel throughout Sinnoh.

Place: Highpoint Shopping Centre (Food Court Level 3) Melbourne
Date: Saturday February 27th 2010
Time: Between 11AM and 12PM

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Pokemon Ranger 3 Episode!

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I only have pictures but this is an episode released in japan. I would love to see this episode in full English :(.

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Magna Pacific will be releasing new Pokemon anime boxsets next month in Australia. The first two set for release on March 10th are all the episodes from the Indigo League and Orange Island series. These two seasons were previously released and came packaged with a Super Wallet which held all 14 DVDs inside along with a bonus Pokemon Chronicles DVD. 

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Original Season 1 and 2 Super Wallet DVD Boxsets

There are a few minor differences between the new Boxsets and the original Super Wallet ones, the new ones don't come with a DVD wallet or the bonus Pokemon Chronicles DVD. For those who own the original Indigo League Super Wallet boxset,  you may not have noticed but four episodes from the first season aren't actually on the DVDs for some reason, this new boxset however will contain them and is therefore the entire complete season of the first Pokemon series. Finally all the DVDs in each season will come stored in DigiPak packaging instead of the super wallets the originals came in, DigiPak packaging is like a fold out booklet which holds all the DVDs inside.

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New Season 1 and 2 DigiPak DVD Boxsets

Fake Sprites for the new pokemon!

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Bulbapedia has published two fake sprites of Zorua & Zoroark. I love these sprites! I think  that Zoroark (left) looks more real than Zorua (below)

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Pokemon Ranger 3: Japanese date released!  

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On PLAY- ASIA.com ( http://www.play-asia.com/paOS-13-71-9g-49-en-70-3ppv.html ), They have said that tracks/path of light is coming out on the 6th Of March 2010 in japan. Which means Australia will get it around July-December 2010.  
Original Name ポケモンレンジャー 軌跡 
Release Date Mar 06, 2010
Genre RPGVersion 
Japan CERO A (Free)
PAX-CodePAX0002946372
Catalog No. NTR-P-B3RJItem 
Code 4902370518177

Pokemon ranger 3: Locus OF light?!

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See the other day I decided to view Bubapedia. I typed in Pokemon ranger 3 and It came up with LOCUS OF LIGHT. (article here http://bulbapedia.bulbagarden.net/wiki/Pokémon_Ranger:_Locus_of_Light  )
Could this be another name or has bulbapedia got it wrong? Guessing we will have to wait longer for that!

Pokemon Ranger 3 Game teaser:

The old to the new

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Pokemon ranger has gone far with their games. Now if you look at the characters they have changed alot.

Ranger update

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A new trailer for Pokemon Ranger: Path of Light has been uploaded to the Japanese Nintendo Channel on Wii. The video shows various features of the game such as time travelling with Celebi, two player missions and the various Wi-Fi modes.


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The Pokemon Company and the Nintendo DS2

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With the Nintendo Media Summit taking place in Europe, the US and Australia next week,rumours have been soaring. The latest states that Nintendo have sent out early test models of a new handheld to a select few developers including The Pokemon Company.

The new Nintendo handheld has a built in tilt function much like the iPhone so it knows when you turn it and in what direction. An industry insider stated...


"It's genuinely the best thing I think I've ever worked with. I can tell you that it's got a 'tilt' function that's not dissimilar to iPhone, but does a lot more. We know that The Pokemon Company are getting special attention with it. Any kind of March announcement wouldn't fit with the timeline I understand the second DS to be on."


I guess we'll have to wait and see, the next gen games out this year have been confirmed for the DS systems however the third instalment (Yellow, Crystal, Emerald, Platinum) might be on the new handheld.


Pokemon Ranger update

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So far four special missions have been announced for Pokemon Ranger: Path of Light and the latest CoroCoro has revealed that each gives you a Pokemon to send to the main games. So players will be able to obtain a Shaymin, Deoxys, Heatran and Manaphy Egg which they can send to Pokemon Diamond, Pearl, Platinum, HeartGold and SoulSilver.

Latios and Latias don't both feature in the games, Latios will assist you if you pick the male character and Latias will come to your aid if you select the female protagonist.

With Celebi back in the spotlight thanks to the 13th Pokemon movie and Pokemon HeartGold and SoulSilver, Celebi plays a big role in the latest Ranger game. With the time traveller Pokemon's help, you will need to go back in time to alter the past which will allow assist your quest in the present.


Clearer pics of the new pokemon

The Pokemon Company Japan have posted clearer official Sugimori artwork of Zorau and Zoroark on their site which can be seen below. The official Japanese movie site has also updated with anime artwork of the two new Pokemon which are the bottom two. According to CoroCoro, these two Pokémon, and the names ゾロア (Zorua)ゾロアーク (Zoroark) and the latter's Zorua developed in Zoroark. The species is both Pokémon わるぎつねポケモン Warugitsune Pokémon, and both Pokémon are of the type Unlicht.

Even the final title of the thirteenth Pokémon movie will be announced in the new issue: 劇場版ポケットモンスターダイヤモンドパール幻影の覇者ゾロアーク Pocket Monsters Diamond & Pearl Gen'ei no Hasha Zoroark. Thus, the Z stood "in the preliminary films actually the name of the new Pokémon, which is in the new film so notoriously a key role. The new title is translated into Pokémon Phantom Champion: Zoroark.
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Pokemon Ranger 3 update 

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Along with the new pokemon revealed yesterday, CoroCoro has revealed some new information for Pokemon Ranger: Path of Light. So far four Wi-Fi missions have been revealed...

A two player Deoxys mission which will award you a Deoxys in one of its four formes, each has a special unique attack.

A Manaphy Egg mission allowing you to send the egg to Diamond, Pearl, Platinum, HeartGold or SoulSilver.

A Sky Forme Shaymin mission which allows you get use Sky Forme Shaymin in Pokemon Ranger: Path of Light.

A Heatran mission which allows you to sent Heatran to Pokemon HeartGold and SoulSilver, it also knows the exclusive move Eruption.

The Deoxys and Manaphy missions will be available to download via Wi-Fi from March 6th to May 17th and the Sky Forme Shaymin and Heatran mission will be available from March 18th to May 17th.


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NEW POKEMON REVELEAD!

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Well the March issue of CoroCoro magazine has been leaked in Japan and with it comes the revelation of the new Pokemon and its pre-evolution. The Pokemon is called Zoroark and is a Dark type Pokemon known as a "Monster Fox Pokemon", 1.6 meters tall and weighs 81.1kg. This Pokemon is the Phantom Champion Z in the 13th Pokemon movie which is now called Phantom Champion: Zoroark.

CoroCoro stated that Zoroark's ability plays a big role in the movie but wont be revealed until their next issue. Judging from the trailer of the 13th Pokemon movie, it appears that Zoroark can transform into or create evil clones of people and Pokemon since the trailer shows Ash facing off against an evil copy of himself. Remember that this is not confirmed, only an assumption by us.

Next up, another Pokemon has been revealed along with Zoroark which is most likely its pre-evolution, the Pokemon is called Zorua, it is also a Dark type and is known as the "Evil Fox Pokemon", it weighs 12.5kg and is 70cm tall.

Finally CoroCoro teases that Zorua may evolve into Zoroark in a totally unique way, unlike any other Pokemon but we'll have to wait till their next issue to find out for sure.

Watch the two videos below to see Zoroaaku and Zorua. These are the NEW two pokemon who just came out :D

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A video of last Sunday's episode of Pokemon Sunday where Junichi Masuda revealed the new Pokemon silhouette has been uploaded to YouTube and can be seen below. The quality isn't the best but it still shows the new Pokemon and star of the 13th Pokemon movie being revealed for the first time.

NEW POKEMON REVELEAD SHILLOUTE (also in new pokemon?!)

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A leaked page from next weeks issue of CoroCoro has revealed the silhouette of a brand new 5th generation Pokemon which looks similar to Lucario, a possible evolution? This Pokemon will be the star of the 13th Pokemon movie released in Japan later this year. Pokemon Sunday also showed the silhouette earlier today and stated that more information will be revealed on February 21st.

Finally the image up shows the Pokemon games released so far and it points to one square with a question mark on it, does this mean there will only be one new game instead of two versions? Only time will tell.


BIG CONFUSSION with Pokemon Tracks/Path of light.

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To me, I would say Path but yet Tracks of light sounds good as well. No matter how many sites you look at it is ether Pokemon Ranger 3: Tracks of light or Pokemon Ranger 3: Path of light. This is confusing me as well, i just changed the tracks of light information to path of light, but i still do not know which one is the true title, only time will tell when pokemon ranger 3 comes out.


Phantom Champion: Z

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At the World Hobby Fair yesterday, Famitsu took a photo of the plush toys from the upcoming Pokemon movie Phantom Champion: Z were put up on display. All the main stars of the movie are available except for two question marks which say on them "New Pokemon "A" appears in the movie" and "New Pokemon "B" appears in the movie".



This same thing happened with the Shaymin movie when the toy range was released, the question marks turned out to be Sky Forme Shaymin and Origin Forme Giratina. So either these two hidden Pokemon are both new Pokemon or one new Pokemon and one new forme (Celebi perhaps?) is unknown but February's issue of CoroCoro might reveal some info on the matter.


Is Silver Roark?

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I figured out the other day SILVER in heart gold/ soul silver, looks alot like roark! They look KINDA like each other (brothers XD just kidding), What will pokemon come up with next!
What i have spotted: Their Hair is the same at the end. Silver is holding a pokeball but without it, his hand would look like Roarks'. Legs are same length. Smile is the same. Same side hair (right side) poking out. Same hand movement (right arm is flipped up on Roark and is flipped down on silver). Shoes look a little bit the same. If Roark's jacket was longer it would look the same only opened more.


Heart Gold/Soul Silver update

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Serebii.net has posted up all the English names for the various characters, items and locations in Pokemon HeartGold and SoulSilver, the major ones are listed below.

Gold is known as Ethan and Kotone as mentioned in the last post is called Lyra. The Pokethlon is now called the Pokeathlon and finally the Shinto ruins where the Arceus event takes place is now called the Sinjoh Ruins, like it's Japanese name it is a mixture of Sinnoh and Johto.

Finally when Pokemon HeartGold and SoulSilver were rated by the Australian Classification Board, there was no mention of gambling references (due to the Game Corner) unlike every other Pokemon game released. This has left many people wondering if the slot machines were taken out of the games as it was in the German version of Pokemon Platinum last year and the answer is yes. Serebii has revealed that the gambling mini-games have been replaced with a Voltorb Flip game in all versions of HeartGold and SoulSilver outside of Japan. Players flip cards and are awarded points and bonuses however flip over a Voltorb and you lose, the more points you get, the more Coins you'll receive.

KOTONE's English name reveled 

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Kotone, the female protagonist from Pokemon HeartGold and SoulSilver will be guest staring in a Pokemon anime episode this week in the US and Pokemon.com have revealed her English name while promoting the episode. Kotone will hence forth be known as Lyra, Lyra is the name of a stringed musical instrument and has a very similar meaning to that of her Japanese name. 


New RPG in 2010

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The official Japanese Pokemon site has announced that a new Pokemon RPG will be released on the Nintendo DS this year in Japan. The game will be developed by GameFreak which means it is a main stream game and it will be different from anything released in the past, thus it is most likely a 5th generation game with updated game play and a new graphics. Hopefully these new games receive a big enough update considering they'll be on the same console as their predecessor, Gold and Silver were a big improvement from Red and Blue and they all could be played on the original Gameboy system so there is still hope. This Sunday in Japan, the Director of GameFreak will be revealing a new secret on the Pokemon Sunday variety show, could it be the first details about this new game?

Pokemon Sunday 

Pokemon sunday was a pokemon ranger 3: tracks of light special! If you wanna watch go to the side bar and click Pokemon Ranger 3: tracks of light.
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Heart Gold/Soul Silver update (old)

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An initial rumor started in early May 2009 that Nintendo was planning a remake of Pokemon Gold and Silver after the Japanese television show PokemonSunday ended by announcing a "world-exclusive first announcement" that would be made on its next show. Kris Pigna of 1UP.com speculated that this alluded to a possible remake of Gold and Silver for the Nintendo DS, due to gold and silver disco balls hanging in the background. Pigna further reasoned that this would be consistent with the previously released titles Pokemon FireRed & LeafGreen which were enhanced remakes of the original PokemonRed & Blue. Several days later, Nintendo officially confirmed the fact that Gold and Silverwere being remade and released their official logos. The remakes would be titled as HeartGold and SoulSilver and released for the Nintendo DS on 12 September 2009 in Japan. They also announced that the games would contain numerous updates, although declined to reveal any specifics. An official release date was later set for September 12, 2009 to coincide with the tenth anniversary of the original Gold and Silverrelease. Junichi Masuda stated on his blog that "we, Game Freak have spent long and firm time developing above two titles", and that ""Pokémon Gold & Silver" will be back with far more excitement."

At the 2009 Pokémon World Championships, Nintendo stated that 
HeartGold and SoulSilver would be released in North America and Europe sometime in the Spring of 2010. J.C. Smith, a spokesperson for the company, gave the announcement at the start of the event; saying, "Announcing these much-anticipated game launches at The Pokémon World Championships allows us to give the news directly to the legions of fans who represent the true heart and soul of Pokémon. The official Pokémon website in English was updated with information about the new titles, telling readers that the games would feature revamped audiovisual effects, interaction with the DS touch screen, and more "surprises"
Pokemon HeartGold and Pokemon SoulSilver are two highly-anticipated remakes of the original Pokemon Gold and Silver, released in Japan 10 years ago. The game is officially to be released in Spring of 2010 in the USA.