Nintendo Giving Away Rare, Shiny, Legendary Pokemon

Posted by Bob Muir on Jul 30, 2013 in Videogames

Shiny Dialga, Palkia, and Giratina

Dialga, Palkia, and Giratina are pokemon that control time, space, and antimatter, which is pretty powerful, as far as pokemon go. These were the box mascots for Diamond, Pearl, and Platinum, the fourth generation of Pokemon games, and haven’t really been available outside of those games barring a special event in HeartGold and SoulSilver that not many players could access. Since they’re difficult to get in the current fifth generation and we’re on the edge of a sixth generation (Pokemon X & Y release on October 12), Nintendo will be giving them out free over the next few months. Even better, these are rare “shiny” versions, which means they have an alternate color scheme that is astoundingly rare to find without hacking! Read more…

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Finish Catching ‘Em All With A Free Meloetta In Pokemon Black & White

Posted by Bob Muir on Feb 5, 2013 in Videogames

Meloetta

No matter how accomplished a Pokemon collector you are, it is currently technically impossible to have caught all 649 Pokemon. (At least, officially — let’s ignore the hackers.) That’s because Nintendo has yet to make available the last event pokemon, Meloetta. Sure, the game doesn’t require it to complete your Pokedex, but if you’re going to bother to catch ’em all, you might as well go all the way. But now, Nintendo is finally giving out the rare Meloetta. Read more…

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Nintendo Grows Your Pokemon Collection With A Free Keldeo

Posted by Bob Muir on Aug 21, 2012 in Videogames

Keldeo

The Pokémon train keeps rolling, with Nintendo releasing the first numbered sequels in the series this fall, Pokémon Black 2 and Pokémon White 2. However, no matter how diligent fans were at catching them all in the original Black and White, there is no way they actually managed to catch all the Pokémon coded into the games. Why? Because some Pokémon are only distributed at special events, and it’s about time for another one of those! Read more…

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Choosing My Game of the Year; Ghost Trick

Posted by Ben Huber on Jan 1, 2012 in Videogames

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Every year so many people attempt to categorize and rank every video game title that came out that year. While I’m sure we all enjoy our Skyrims, Assassin’s Creeds, Zeldas, and Modern Warfare 3s, the glut of November games simply drowns out so many other good choices. Tim made an excellent choice with Deus Ex: Human Revolution, one I might’ve picked myself. But mainly: forgotten are all the excellent games that came out at the beginning of the year. My example? Ghost Trick. Read more…

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Love for Games Poster Makes Handhelds Cute

Posted by Ben Huber on Dec 11, 2011 in Videogames

Image of Love for Handhelds – Poster

If you’re looking for a bright, cheerful bit of video game pop art to spruce up your office or home, Axel Pfaender has you covered. You may have seen this poster or his 2011 version floating around online already, but now it’s available as a beautifully print offset lithograph. It’s in DIN A1 format (23.4 in x 33.1 in) so it’s pretty big, and surprisingly affordable at €9.50 too. Read more…

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