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Upcoming Episodes

Date Title(s)
23 Oct Flag XY 48: シトロン、想い出のキャンパス!電撃の再会!! Citron's Campus of Memories! An Electrifying Reunion!!
25 Oct Flag X Y 40: Foggy Pokémon Orienteering! PokéEnteering! The X in the Mist!
26 Oct Flag GETTV 54: ロケット団! みだれひっかきでサヨウナラ!! / 第15回「ポケモンずかん完成の旅」今回は山梨県、あばれる君が空を舞うあの指令が再び!? / 伝説のポケモンに関するORAS情報! Rocket Gang! Goodbye with Fury Swipes!! / In the 15th Installment of the 'Pokémon Zukan Completion Journey', Abareru-kun Goes to Yamanashi, Where He is Once Again Ordered to Soar Through the Sky!? / ORAS Information Centered Around Legendary Pokémon!
30 Oct Flag XY 49: 出動ラプラス防衛隊!ユリーカがんばる!! Mobilize, Laplace Defense Corps! Eureka Does Her Best!!
01 Nov Flag X Y 41: Battling Into the Hall of Fame! Team Battle! Competing for the Hall of Fame!!
06 Nov Flag Special 26: ポケットモンスター XY 特別編 最強メガシンカ ~Act II~ Pocket Monsters XY Special: The Strongest Mega Evolution ~Act II~
13 Nov Flag XY 50: 踊れヤンチャム、魅せろフォッコ!明日へのステップ!! Dance, Yancham; Charm the Crowd, Fokko! Steps Towards Tomorrow!!
20 Nov Flag XY 24: 海底の城! クズモーとドラミドロ!! The Castle on the Seabed! Kuzumo and Dramidoro!!
27 Nov Flag XY 51: ルチャブルとダークルチャブル! Luchabull and Dark Luchabull!
11 Dec Flag XY 52: 忍法対決!ゲコガシラ対ガメノデス!! Ninja Art Showdown! Gekogashira VS Gamenodes!!
Oct 22

Technical Issues Delay ORAS Demo Distribution Codes

Posted by Sunain | October 22nd 2014 at 03:33 AM EDT
Tags: Nintendo Network, Omega Ruby, Alpha Sapphire, Demo
Comments: 0
The Pokémon Company Support has posted a thread on their FAQ page in regards to a number of issues with the Pokémon October 2014 Newsletter distribution. Many people have yet to receive their codes via email and some that have received the email have received blank codes. Players in the United States and Canada have already had to wait a week for the demo compared to many countries in the world and they are now having to wait even longer. Nintendo has had a number issues this year releasing digital content via the Nintendo Network including the delayed release of Pokémon Bank.

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Pokémon Support - Updated Posting - 10/21/14 6:04 PM PST

We believe that the issue with code images not appearing in the October Pokémon newsletter have been resolved. Users should now be able to view their code simply by reopening the original newsletter email. If this doesn't work immediately, users can click the "Having trouble viewing this email? View this email online." at the top right of the newsletter image.

Any users still not able to view their codes are encouraged to reopen a service ticket.

For users who signed up for the newsletter prior to 10/20 and still have not received it, we ask that you be patient.

Because of the large volume of newsletters sent, there could be some delays as they make their way through the various internet providers and networks, leading to some users receiving their newsletters before other users.

We believe that all newsletters should deliver within the next few days. We recommend that you check your junk email folders and again make sure that pokemon@email.pokemon.com has been added to your safe senders list.

I haven't received my Alpha Ruby/Omega Sapphire demo code - Original Message

It has come to our attention that some users have not yet received their copy of the newsletter, and that some who have are reporting that the code for the Alpha Ruby/Omega Sapphire Demo is not appearing properly in the message.

Because of the large volume of newsletters sent, there could be some delays as they make their way through the various internet providers and networks, leading to some users receiving their newsletters before other users.

We’re working closely with our service partner to resolve the issue of non-displaying codes and hope to see the issue resolved shortly. This should not require us to re-send the message as once the error is corrected users will then see the code appear in their original newsletter email.

We will update this article as we receive information, and we encourage you to click the subscribe link so that you are notified as we update this issue.

For users who didn't subscribe to the Pokemon.com newsletter in time, check out some of the other ways you can receive a demo code at Nintendo.com

Thank you, Pokémon Support

Source: http://support.pokemon.com/ics/support/default.asp?deptID=15227

Article edited on 2014-10-22 04:09:16 by Sunain
Oct 21

Camp Pokémon for iOS

Posted by Sunain | October 21st 2014 at 04:57 PM EDT
Tags: YouTube, Apple iOS
Comments: 0
The Pokémon Company International has released Camp Pokémon for iOS on the Apple Store for free. The app requires iOS 6.0 or later and is compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch but it is optimized for iPhone 5.


Welcome to Camp Pokémon!

Discover the amazing world of Pokémon with the free Camp Pokémon app from The Pokémon Company International! Explore an immersive island filled with fun Pokémon-themed activities that will help you learn what it takes to become a Pokémon Trainer! The camp counselors will be your guides during your time at Camp Pokémon, with plenty of helpful information.

You can track your progress through Camp Pokémon by earning pins for completing various activities, then check out the pins you’ve collected in your Pin Book. You’ll also collect stickers, which you can use to decorate photos you take with the iPhone or iPad camera!

With all the fun activities that await, the official Camp Pokémon app from The Pokémon Company International is a great way to discover the fun of the Pokémon universe!

The official Camp Pokémon app supports the following languages:
* English
* Français
* Deutsch
* Español (Europa)
* Italiano

YouTube Trailer

Source: https://itunes.apple.com/ca/app/id919218502?mt=8

Article edited on 2014-10-21 06:36:05 by Sunain
Oct 21

Pokémon Omega Ruby and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Special Demo Version

Posted by Sunain | October 21st 2014 at 12:26 AM EDT
Tags: Press Release, Nintendo, Omega Ruby, Alpha Sapphire, Demo
Comments: 0
The official Nintendo website announced further details on how to obtain a demo code for Pokémon Omega Ruby and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire in the United States. The details below are from their press release. Our ORAS demo page has been updated with the latest dates and locations to get codes.


Pokémon Omega Ruby and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Special Demo Version

The Pokémon Omega Ruby and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire games will arrive on Nov. 21, but you can get a taste of them early with the Special Demo Version.

This free demo lets you experience exclusive scenarios in the Hoenn region. You’ll encounter Pokémon that will Mega-Evolve for the first time—and you’ll even be able to bring a new Mega-Evolved Pokémon into the full version of Pokémon Omega Ruby or Pokémon Alpha Sapphire. Items that you obtain while playing can also be transferred to the full versions once purchased.

How to get a demo code:
  • Codes will be distributed at select cinema locations nationwide from Nov. 7–Nov. 13 (while supplies last).
  • Check with your local retailer during the holidays to find out about special demo code giveaways (while supplies last).
  • Get a code with your purchase of the new Pokémon Art Academy game (out Oct. 24) when you buy from Nintendo eShop on your Nintendo 3DS or 2DS system.
  • You’ll also get a code with your purchase of one of two classic Pokémon games coming to the Virtual Console service on Nintendo eShop: the Pokémon Puzzle Challenge game (out Nov. 6) or the Pokémon Trading Card Game (out Nov. 13). You'll find your free demo code on your eShop receipt (download codes available while supplies last).
  • Codes will be emailed the week of Oct. 31 to select Nintendo customers with Nintendo Network IDs who have signed up to receive promotional emails from Nintendo.
  • Codes will also be distributed during the holiday mall tour from Nov. 24‒Dec. 21 at 16 different locations throughout the nation. Talk to a staff member to try out Pokémon Omega Ruby, Pokémon Alpha Sapphire or any of the featured Nintendo 3DS games to receive two codes—one for you, and one for a friend (while supplies last). Check back soon for a list of tour locations.

Source: http://www.nintendo.com/whatsnew/detail/q-_odTxvSXW6AVesSiQazTQhq2lKENNc

Article edited on 2014-10-21 03:09:28 by Sunain
Oct 19

Pokémon Scrap (ポケモンスクラップ)

Posted by Sunain | October 19th 2014 at 01:33 PM EDT
Tags: TCG, Merchandise, Omega Ruby, Alpha Sapphire
Comments: 0

To celebrate the launch of Pokémon Omega Ruby and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire, beginning on November 1st, 2014, a new campaign called Pokémon Scrap (ポケモンスクラップ) will begin. Pokémon Scrap is a vouchers system and cards are included with certain physical real world Pokémon products which can be redeemed for virtual item unlocks that can be used in ORAS. Players can begin to collect the required scrap card serials starting on November 1st, 2014 but they can only be entered for redeemable ORAS codes from December 1st, 2014 until April 30th, 2015. Players can begin to collect over 50 different Scrap Cards. Players need to register on the official campaign site and enter their email address in order to participate.

How to Use Pokémon Scrap Cards

On the back of each scrap card is a unique serial code that can be entered on the official Pokémon Scrap campaign site. One you register the serial number, the next tier level is unlocked. Not every tier level contains an unlockable gift though. However, you won't get just one mythical Pokémon. As you collect the scraps, you'll receive up to three mythical Pokémon and five items to help you on your adventure! At each gift tier, a unique Pokémon Omega Ruby and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire serial code will be given which player can use to unlock the gift in the game.


To avoid confusion, 0 (zero), 1 (one), B (Letter), I (Letter), O (Letter) and V (Letter) are not used in any Pokémon Omega Ruby and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire serial codes. If a code is incorrectly entered ten times, players will be locked out temporarily for 24 hours before they can try again.


Unlockable Gifts

Each gift needs a certain number of scrap card codes entered to unlock. Shaymin requires 1, Nugget requires 3, Super Potion requires 5, Keldeo requires 7, Luxuy Ball requires 10, Rare Candy requires 13, Victini requires 16 and the Master Ball requires 20 codes.


Eligible Items

The following product will contain Pokémon Scrap cards with serial numbers. Each product contains only 1 serial code.

  • Gaia Volcano and Tidal Storm XY TCG Booster Packs - Available starting on December 13th, 2014
  • PokéPan ORAS Strawberry - Specially marked packages starting November 1st, 2014
  • 3D Pencil Case - Available in early December

Source: http://www.pokemon.co.jp/ex/pokescrap2014/

Article edited on 2014-10-19 01:41:09 by Sunain
Oct 17

XY Will Not Receive a Patch Updating for Full ORAS Compatibility

Posted by Sunain | October 17th 2014 at 01:46 PM EDT
Tags: Pokémon Global Link, X and Y, Patches, Omega Ruby, Alpha Sapphire
Comments: 0
In an interview with nTower, Junichi Masuda revealed there would be no patch for Pokémon X and Y that would add compatibility for new Mega Evolutions that will be introduced in Pokémon Omega Ruby and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire. It should be noted that there is no technical reason for not adding compatibility into X and Y via a patch as all the infrastructure to patch the games is available as its the same game engine and generation and there has already been two patches for X and Y which shows it can be done. Nintendo and GAME FREAK have always required people purchase the latest Pokémon games to play in the current tournaments and this is probably the only reason there will not be a patch.

nTower Interview with Junichi Masuda and Shigeru Ohmori Translation

nTower: Will Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire be compatible with the games Pokémon X and Y? Can the new Mega Evolutions be used in the Kalos Region (for example with an update)?

Masuda: We do not plan to release a patch for Pokémon X and Y to update the games that effect. There is a separation of what you can experience in Pokémon X and Y and in Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire. Therefore, we want to separate the games to that effect.

Pokémon Global Link Changes for X and Y

On October 15th, 2014, the Japanese Pokémon Global Link website added a page to discuss some of the upcoming changes that will affect X and Y with the release of ORAS.

Source: http://3ds.pokemon-gl.com/information/ac78b42b-6759-441d-8da1-5f3116defe06 and http://www.ntower.de/index.php?page=Report&reportID=271

Article edited on 2014-10-17 02:54:18 by Sunain
Oct 17

Pokémon Global Link Extended Maintenance Period for ORAS

Posted by Sunain | October 17th 2014 at 12:37 PM EDT
Tags: Pokémon Global Link, X and Y, Omega Ruby, Alpha Sapphire, Rating Battles
Comments: 0
A maintenance period for the Pokémon Global Link will take place mid November 2014. This is separate to the Code Redemption downtime previously announced for Pokémon X and Pokémon Y. This maintenance period will be for getting ready for the launch of Pokémon Omega Ruby and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire. Due to this maintenance, the end date of Rating Battle Season 6 which was previously November 20th, 2014 has now been changed to November 13th, 2014 at 3:59 a.m. (EST). The date will be modified during the regularly scheduled maintenance period on October 20th, 2014. The ORAS extended maintenance period is for the following days:

For the United States: November 13th, 2014 at 4:00 a.m. (ET) until November 21st, 2014
For the United Kingdom: November 13th, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. until November 21st, 2014.

Source: http://3ds.pokemon-gl.com/information/a72e009b-84e6-459a-9d44-3ae5e2412963

Article edited on 2014-10-17 12:41:21 by Sunain

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