Pokémon Sword and Shield


Galarian Ponyta &#038 Sirfetchd Are Now Live In Pokémon GO

Galarian Ponyta & Sirfetch'd Are Now Live In Pokémon GO

As we predicted, Niantic's social media teases featuring distant shots of Galarian Ponyta have culminated in a mini Pokémon GO event as a  tie-in to yesterday's release of the Crown Tundra expansion to Pokémon Sword & Shield. At 6 PM Pacific, the spawns on the screen of every Pokémon GO player disappeared in a puff of dust, replaced […]

When Will the Galarian Legendary Birds Come To Pokémon GO

When Will the Galarian Legendary Birds Come To Pokémon GO?

Today is all about Crown Tundra in the world of Pokémon GO. The new official expansion comes to Pokémon Sword & Shield today, debuting Galarian versions of the Generation One trio of Legendary Birds. While Galarian Articuno, Zapdos, and Moltres enter the main series games, Pokémon GO celebrates with a few Galarian releases of their own as a mini tie-in […]

The Next Tetris 99 Maximus Cup Delves Back Into Pokémon

The Next Tetris 99 Maximus Cup Delves Back Into Pokémon

Nintendo revealed this week that the next Tetris 99 Macimus Cup will be happening at the end of the week and will revolve around Pokémon. Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield to be precise as the latest expansion content will play a role in the cup. or at least, the theme of the cup. The event […]

Pokémon Sword &#038 Shield To Get The Crown Tundra On October 22nd

Pokémon Sword & Shield To Get The Crown Tundra On October 22nd

The Pokémon Company revealed the latest Expansion Pass for Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield is coming next month. The Crown Tundra will be dropping on the game on October 22nd, 2020, as they revealed in a special video this morning that you can check out below. Like the previous expansion, you're getting new areas to […]

Pokémon Trading Card Game Adds Raid Battles As A New Way To Play

Pokémon Trading Card Game Adds Raid Battles As A New Way To Play

Today, The Pokémon Company has announced Raid Battles as an all-new mode of play for the trading card game.[caption id="attachment_1235150" align="aligncenter" width="600"] An image from Pokémon Sword and Shield, depicting a Gigantamax Pikachu, much like one will now see in the Pokémon Trading Card Game.[/caption]Mechanically, the Raid Battles in the card game are very similar[...]

Snag Galarian Pokémon With Upcoming Sword &#038 Shield Mystery Gifts

Snag Galarian Pokémon With Upcoming Sword & Shield Mystery Gifts

New Galarian Pokémon Mystery Gifts are on their way to Pokémon Sword and Shield Ahead of the first expansion's release, The Isle of Armor, the games will be receiving new characters and items for free as a way to get players back into the groove of things You'll get a different Galarian Pokémon with a[...]

Gigantamax Meowth &#038 Eevee Coming To Pokémon Sword &#038 Shield Raids

Gigantamax Meowth & Eevee Coming To Pokémon Sword & Shield Raids

We already knew Gigantamax Pikachu would be making its way to Pokémon Sword and Shield, but now it's time for two more adorable Pokémon to join the electric mouse Both Gigantamax Meowth and Eevee will be joining Pikachu as part of the game's raids this month as well.In fact, you'll be able to face against[...]

Theres Snow Right Now In Pokémon Sword &#038 Shield For An Event

There's Snow Right Now In "Pokémon Sword & Shield" For An Event

There's an event happening in both Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield today, as snow has touched down in several Galar areas. Snow usually appears in certain areas of the game, depending on where you end up going. Today, snow started coming down in areas you might not expect. Which is practically everywhere at once. As […]

Pokemon Sword and Shield Get A Final Hype Trailer in Japan Before Release

"Pokemon Sword and Shield" Get A Final Hype Trailer in Japan Before Release

Pokemon Sword and Shield are on their way this week. They're set to debut on Friday, to be exact. However, the fact that they're coming up hasn't stopped Japan from throwing out one last hype trailer before they debut. The trailer eschews any language or narration for gameplay that shows off exactly what to expect […]


Pokemon Sword and Shield Team Discuss The Omission of the National Dex

"Pokemon Sword and Shield" Team Discuss The Omission of the National Dex

Pokemon Sword and Shield is about to debut in November. As such, we're starting to see a lot more information coming out about the games. Recently, a myriad of outlets spoke to Game Freak and other members of the development team about the controversy surrounding the games' lakeshores of a National Dex. If you haven't […]

Pokemon Sword and Shield Steelbook Case is a US Target Exclusive

"Pokemon Sword and Shield" Steelbook Case is a US Target Exclusive

If you're looking forward to picking up Pokemon Sword and Shield, you might want to pick up the steelbook version. Unfortunately, it can only be purchased at Targets throughout the United States. The Pokemon Sword and Shield Double Pack Steelbook Edition comes with the same things the Double Pack Has. That means you get both […]

Pokémon Sword &#038 Shield Livestream Reveals New Unicorn Pokémon

"Pokémon Sword & Shield" Livestream Reveals New Unicorn Pokémon

Pokémon fans got a real shocker this week as a new creature made their appearance during the Pokémon Sword and Shield livestream Yesterday on Twitch, the game's official channel started showing off a "live camera" fo what was supposed to be a camera in a forest of the Galar Region You got some bugs, some[...]

Pokémon Sword and Shield Will Feature 18 Gyms Optional Auto-Saving

"Pokémon Sword and Shield" Will Feature 18 Gyms, Optional Auto-Saving

Pokémon Sword and Shield is about to debut in November, and every day we learn a bit more about the games Now, thanks to Game Informer's latest cover story, we've got a whole new batch of info to dissect.According to Game Informer, there will be 18 total Gyms found in Pokémon Sword and Shield, which[...]

Pokémon Sword &#038 ShieldMay Have An Auto-Save Feature

"Pokémon Sword & Shield"May Have An Auto-Save Feature

Fans are apparently freaking out for various reason that Pokémon Sword and Shield may include an auto-save feature for the first time Those who caught the trailer for the game during the Nintendo Direct feature caught a glimpse of a the words "Now Saving" appearing in the top right corner of the game when the[...]

Haunted Teapots are Coming to Pokémon Sword &#038 Shield

Haunted Teapots are Coming to "Pokémon Sword & Shield"

If you've ever sat back and thought, "you know what we need? A haunted teapot Pokémon!" then the latest Nintendo Direct was absolutely the stream for you. Nintendo released a ton of new details for Pokémon Sword & Shield, which included a look at two new Pokémon, a look at some cosmetics, and even a […]

Nintendo is Hosting a Pokémon and Luigis Mansion Direct This Week

Nintendo is Hosting a "Pokémon" and "Luigi's Mansion" Direct This Week

In their usual fashion, Nintendo will be making a Nintendo Direct presentation focusing on Pokémon Sword & Shield as well as Luigi's Mansion 3. The stream will also include information on other games, but with those two titles as the focus, we can expect to get a whole lot of new information on both titles. According to Nintendo's […]

Pokemon Sword and Shield is New But Familiar

"Pokemon Sword and Shield" is New But Familiar

Pokemon Sword and Shield introduces the new Dynamax mechanic, which will help shake-up the base game meta. Like Mega evolutions, Dynamax can absolutely turn the tide of a battle in your favor. However, unlike the Mega evolutions, Dynamax is significantly less over-powered as you only get the supped-up version of your pokemon for three turns. […]

Pokémon  Sword and Shield Nintendo Switch E3 News

"Pokémon Sword" and "Shield" Nintendo Switch E3 News

Nintendo has already shared quite a bit of the news around Pokémon Sword and it's sister game, Pokémon Shield.  A few more cool little tidbits were announced during Nintendo's E3 presentation. There is a pretty exciting accessory coming for the game, the Poké Ball Plus- a controller that debuted with Let's Go, Pikachu! and Eevee! The Poké Ball […]

Pokémon Sword and Shield will be Getting a Nintendo Direct Next Week

Pokémon Sword and Shield will be Getting a Nintendo Direct Next Week

The Pokémon Company has announced two major Pokémon-themed events, including a Nintendo Direct for Pokémon Sword and Shield. Sword and Shield will be the next major installment for the Pokémon franchise of RPGs They're also hosting a Press Conference today at 6pm PDT which might reveal an unannounced Pokémon game[...]