One of the next big upcoming movies is Detective Pikachu, which is scheduled to hit theatres on May 10 featuring the voice of Ryan Reynolds as the electric yellow creature. Check out some fascinating facts about Pikachu: Pikachu is a mouse Pokemon. "Pikachu" is actually a combination of two Japanese onomatopoeias, or words named after the sounds they make. In Japan, the crackle of electricity is said to make a "Pika Pika" sound, and the sound mice make is "Chu." Now, combine them together, and we will get “Pikachu”. In 2011, an isolated Pacific island called Niue released spendable currency featuring Pokémon. These coins, worth one Niue dollar, featured Charmander, Meowth, Squirtle, Bulbasaur, and of course, Pikachu. Do you know you can actually tell the difference between a male an
Pokemon fans in North America who got their hands on a copy of Sun or Moon will get a chance to own the Pokemon Marshadow, which is a mythical fighting/ghost type. All they need to do is visit the nearest Gamestop because the stores are offering up codes for digital distribution between now and October 23. Marshadow was orignally opened to public on April 7, this year and currently holds the dubious honour of being he last Pokemon in both the Alola and National Pokedex. The codes that come from Gamestop will have a Marshadow equipped with its own Z-Crystal and a Marshadium Z that allows use of its signature 7-Star Strike Z-Move.
Finally the Pokemon Go is available on iTunes stores for Apple Watch. Truly a jolly season! The game involves catching digital pocket monsters in an augmented-reality version of your surroundings. The Apple Watch version will let you discover nearby Pokemon and collect special items, such as potions, from nearby "PokeStops." But once you encounter a Pokemon, you will need to use your iPhone to catch it. Still, the Apple Watch should make it easier for players to log their steps (needed to advance in the game and to hatch new Pokemon out of eggs), and to avoid walking around with their phones held out to search for nearby monsters. The game's maker, Niantic, hasn't announced any plans for Android Wear and Samsung Gear smartwatches. The game was recently launched in India in partnershi
Pokémon Go, the Game was a craze among Indians when it was started in July but the game’s official launch happened today Reliance Jio, the 4G LTE-only carrier has partnered with Niantic, publisher and developer of Pokémon GO. The game will be available to download in the country starting today. Thousands of Reliance Digital Stores and select partner premises in India will appear as 'PokeStops' or 'Gyms' in the Pokemon GO game . "We are delighted to partner with Jio to launch Pokemon GO in India." said John Hanke, chief executive officer and founder of Niantic. "It's exciting to see Pokemon fans in India step out and explore their neighbourhoods in search of Pokemon,and Jio's disruptive high speed 4G LTE Network will be an excellent way to experience the game." The two companies will w
The designer and media franchise are teaming up for a nine-piece capsule collection called Prabal Gurung x Pokémon The Prabal Gurung x Pokemon collection is inspired by the textures, silhouettes, and vibrant colors of Pikachu, Jigglypuff, Squirtle, Bulbasaur, and Charmander—aka five iconic Pokémon creatures. “Prabal Gurung expertly captured the joy of the Pokémon brand and its iconography in his designs for this fun and sophisticated collection,” says Karen Eggleston, senior manager, licensing, The Pokémon Company International. “We’re thrilled to team up with him for this collaboration during our 20-year celebration as Pokémon builds its fashion program and the ways in which its millions of fans can express their love for the brand.” The Prabal Gurung x Pokémon capsule collection is
The Pokémon Company International is teaming up with KidZania to create a Pokémon Animation Studio in its London location. The experience will see children creating their own Pokémon animation using stop motion animation software at the bespoke Pokémon Animation Studio. During their visit, children will learn about the fundamentals of animation within a real life studio setting. They will also be able to select a number of Tomy Pokémon figurines and other props to produce their celluloid masterpieces. (more…)
The app has had more than 2.5 million downloads since its 2013 launch on Apple and Android devices. (more…)