in Events, News, Video Games by Neko-chan

According to the official Global Link website, special codes are being given away to those who purchase Pokémon Black 2 or White 2 from Walmart stores. These codes can be used to obtain Piplup, Chimchar, and Turtwig. These Pokemon will have their Dream World ability, which are Shell Armor, Iron Fist, and Defiant, respectively.
Source: Global Link

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Cartoon Network will be running a Pok√©mon: Black and White marathon on December 8, 2012. This marathon will start on 4:30 pm, and it’ll end on 6:30 pm. During the marathon, they will air the following episodes:

  • Clubsplosion Begins!
  • Climbing the Tower of Success!
  • Search for the Clubultimate!
  • Commanding The Clubsplosion Crown!
  • A Clubsplosion of Excitement!

Source: Cartoon Network

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The official Japanese Pokemon Center website has announced that a Pokemon Center dollhouse will be available in stores from New Year’s Day.

The house is styled like a modern Pokemon Center from the Unvoa region. Inside are 12 mini Pokedolls of legendary Pokemon and Pikachu. The dolls are Pikachu, Arceus, Celebi, Mew, Jirachi, Shaymin, Darkrai, Deoxys, Manaphy, Meloetta, Keldeo and Victini. The set will cost 5,000 yen.

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Bianca Pokédex C-Gear skin is set to be made available on the Japanese Global Link. This C-Gear skin will be exclusive to Pokémon Black 2 and White 2, and it will be available from December 4, 2012 until January 19, 2013.
In order to obtain this C-Gear skin, you’ll be required to take a quiz regarding Bianca.
Source: Japanese Pokémon Website

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The official Pokemon Center website for Japan has revealed their next promotion – and it involves more Eevee love! This time it’s Eevee’s Mansion or “La Maison de Eievui”, with goods aimed mostly at adults.

Items include glasses cases, umbrellas, stamps, bookmarks, hair pins, business card holders, leather pouches, bookends, necklaces, t-shirts, letter sets, clearfiles, pass cases and more! Items for kids include a hooded Eevee towel, plush case and socks. They will be available from December 8th in Pokemon Centers across Japan.

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A special Gothorita with its Hidden Ability Shadow Tag is now available to download from the Pokemon Global Link to players with Black 2 or White 2 games. The Gothorita is Male, at level 32 and knows the moves Flatter, Psyshock, Future Sight and Mirror Coat.

To obtain Gothorita, head to the Promotions page of the Pokemon Global Link and enter the password PGLPK15G which can be found in the Pokemon Black 2/White 2 National Pokedex Strategy Guide.

You will need to have your Black 2 or White 2 Game Card active to access the event. It will be available until July 25th, 2013.

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Plasma Storm

The eighth English TCG expansion has been announced to be called Plasma Storm. The set will based off the Japanese set, Plasma Gale, and introduce Team Plasma to the TCG.

This set will feature cards center around Team Plasma that will be used to set up the “Plasma Engine”. Though, unlike previous sets based off villainous teams, none of the Pokemon will include the word ‘Plasma’ in their name. Instead, they will have the Team Plasma emblem watermarked on the face of the card. No cards have been announced to be included in the English set but it will most likely include: Lugia EX, Cobalion-EX, Colress Machine and the Plasma Energy. There is also speculation that the missing cards from the Freeze Bolt/Cold Flare Japanese set that were originally thought to be included in Boundaries Crossed will be in Plasma Storm.

Plasma Storm is set to be released on February 6th, 2013.

Source: PokeBeach

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in News by Sarah has confirmed that the giant Pikachu and Pokeball balloons will make an appearance in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade in New York City again this year.

This particular balloon has been participating in the parade since 2006, while an earlier version was added to the parade back in 2001. Pokemon Black and White floats featuring giant Zekrom and Reshiram also made an appearance back in 2010. Don’t forget to check out the Pikachu balloon on November 22nd!

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The Master’s Division Challenge for the Pokemon World Tournament is now available to download via Nintendo Wi-Fi for Pokemon Black 2 and White 2 games. To download, interact with the black PC next to the attendants at the Pokemon World Tournament stadium in Driftveil City. The trainers are as follows:

  • Masters Division World Champ Ray Rizzo as “World Champ Ray”
  • Masters Division Runner-up Wolfe Glick as “World Runner-up Wolfe”
  • Masters Division 3rd Place Finisher Abel Martin Sanz as “World Finalist Abel”
  • Masters Division 4th Place Finisher Joe Polkowski as “World Finalist Joe”


The download is available from today (November 19th). Good luck against these champions! With Pokemon like Tyranitar, Hydreigon, Cresselia and Garchomp, you’re going to need it!

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The Pokemon Company has released a Pokedex app for Apple smartphones in Japan.

It costs 170 yen to download and includes data and stats on all 5th generation Pokemon. Downloads for each of the other generations can be purchased additionally for 500 yen each. The app, titled Pokemon Zukan for iOS, is an interesting move considering it competes directly with the recently released Pokedex 3D Pro for Nintendo 3DS. Could Pokemon be moving into the app market?

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