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Pokemon Let’s Go will require a Switch Online subscription for some big features

Pokemon Let’s Go will require a Switch Online subscription for some big features

Get ready to shell out for a Nintendo Switch Online subscription if you want to enjoy the platform's two new Pokemon games to their fullest extents. Nintendo has announced that Pokemon Let's Go Pikachu! and Pokemon Let's Go Eevee! will both require a premium subscription to the online service for some of their features. While the games will still largely be playable without one, there's reason for Pokemon fanatics to consider paying Nintendo's $20 asking price for Switch Online.

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Pokemon GO VS Let’s Go: Details and a brand new monster!

Pokemon GO VS Let’s Go: Details and a brand new monster!

Still reeling from the news that the Nintendo Switch game Pokemon Let's Go will be an extension of Pokemon GO? You're not alone. We're running through the latest announcements and clarifications on what this game will bring to the public, what it'll mean to already have a Pokemon GO account now, and what the new Pokemon will be - and how you'll get it!

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Pokemon Quest has just hit a massive milestone

Pokemon Quest has just hit a massive milestone

Well, that didn't take long: though Pokemon Quest has only been available for a couple of days, it's already turned into a big success for the Switch. In just two short days, the game has managed to hit 1 million downloads, which certainly isn't anything to stick your nose up at. While the fact that the game is free is probably a big reason why it has found instant success, the Pokemon brand has undoubtedly helped drive downloads.

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Switch eShop update is all about Pokemon and stick figures

Switch eShop update is all about Pokemon and stick figures

Nintendo is back this week with another batch of games its sending live on the eShop for Switch, 3DS, and Wii U. This week's round up includes a Pokemon game that was first revealed only a couple of days ago, along with a quirky indie title that has found a lot of success on Steam. There's also a demo for Mario Tennis Aces going live for the weekend, so get ready to spend some time with that as well.

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Pokemon Pokeball Plus: What the heck? So shiny!

Pokemon Pokeball Plus: What the heck? So shiny!

There's a new Pokemon toy in town, and it's called the Poke Ball Plus. This Pokeball-sized piece of equipment is made for more than one game - both the Pokemon: Let's Go game for Nintendo Switch and the mobile game Pokemon GO! This controller works different ways for each game, and doesn't do a single thing on its own.*

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Why Pokemon continues to catch all ’em hearts 20 years later

Why Pokemon continues to catch all ’em hearts 20 years later

It is a franchise that is more than 20 years old and one that was aimed primarily at children. And yet when news of new Pokemon games for the Nintendo Switch and smartphones came out, the grownup populace of the Internet were buzzing about chattering about them. Very few games can claim to have spanned not just years but generations as well. What exactly has made Pokemon so successful? Probably by having some of the best psychologists working in The Pokemon Company.

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Let’s Go: Pikachu, Eevee, Pokemon Quest arrive on Nintendo Switch

Let’s Go: Pikachu, Eevee, Pokemon Quest arrive on Nintendo Switch

It seems that the Nintendo Switch game that all owners have been waiting for has finally been confirmed. OK, maybe that's a bit of a stretch but no Nintendo console has ever been deemed complete without a proper Pokemon title. Not a spin-off or mini game but an honest to goodness Pokemon RPG. Or at least a battle game. Now the Switch will have such and a bit more. Let's Go: Pikachu and Let's Go: Eevee has not only been confirmed, it even has a release date and features to make Pokemon fans drool.

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“Shocking” Pokemon announcement teased for later this week

“Shocking” Pokemon announcement teased for later this week

E3 2018 is on the horizon, and as you'd expect, the rumor mill has been working overtime. One game that's been getting a lot of attention in the lead up to E3 is the upcoming mainline Pokemon title for Nintendo Switch. We know very little about the game at this point in time, but there have been plenty of rumors that claim we're closing in on a reveal nonetheless.

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SlashGear’s E3 2018 Wishlist

SlashGear’s E3 2018 Wishlist

E3 2018 is nearly upon us. We’re just a couple weeks away from the big show, and the stage is already set for a lot of major publishers. Nintendo, Microsoft, EA, Ubisoft, Bethesda, and Sony have all announced that they’re hosting press conferences this year, and as always, we can expect to see more of games that have already been announced along with (hopefully) a few surprises. E3 is definitely a time for these companies to go big with their announcements, so knowing the sky is the limit, here’s what we’re hoping to see at the event.

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Pokemon GO Alolan Forms: Here are all 10, ranked

Pokemon GO Alolan Forms: Here are all 10, ranked

Today we're having a peek at all the new Pokemon coming to Pokemon GO this Spring and early Summer - ALOLA! Each Alolan version of a Pokemon has the same Pokemon root as its Kanto "Normal" form. Of course all Pokemon evolved from a single Pokemon at the origin of the Pocket Monster universe, but still - it's important to know that an Alolan Raichu is still an evolved Pikachu at heart.

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Pokemon Nintendo Switch titles tipped with new web domains

Pokemon Nintendo Switch titles tipped with new web domains

With E3 on the horizon, rumors about the Pokemon titles coming to Nintendo Switch have kicked into high gear. Over the past few days, rumors have cropped up claiming that not only will the Switch's Pokemon titles be released this year, but also what their titles will be. Apparently, Nintendo and Game Freak have chosen Pokemon Let's Go! Pikachu and Pokemon Let's Go! Eevee as the names for this new pair of titles.

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Where Pokemon GO Fest tickets are as server crashes

Where Pokemon GO Fest tickets are as server crashes

This morning the server hosting the ticket sales site for Pokemon GO Fest crashed - in an extreme way. Users found themselves on the wrong end of a warning message that suggested tickets weren't available in certain quantities or in certain "sections" - North or South - which is silly. Users also got messages about the webpage's inability to process requests, and how users should most certainly "TRY AGAIN."

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