POKEMON SCARLET & VIOLET

Pokémon Scarlet Definitely Used to Be Called Pokémon Orange

Today, Game Freak gave us another look at the upcoming Pokémon Scarlet and Violet and unveiled a brand new limited edition of the OLED Switch. I think it looks really cool, but one thing about it bothers me. It’s definitely violet, but the Pokémon are more orange than scarlet, aren’t they?…

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In space, one astronaut faces the Earth, which has a bunch of images of orange characters and symbols from Pokémon Scarlet on it. He says "wait, they're all orange?" Behind him is a second astronaut, who holds a pistol to the first astronaut's head. The second astronaut says, "always have been."

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Pokemon Scarlet & Violet is Getting Auto Battles to Speed Up Grinding

Pokemon Scarlet & Violet doesn’t seem to have all of the quality of life changes Pokemon Legends: Arceus had earlier this year, but given their development seems to have overlapped in timing, that’s not too surprising. But one of the things I really appreciated about Arceus was how expedient it let you be in…

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Pokemon Scarlet & Violet is Getting Auto Battles to Speed Up Grinding

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Please Let Me Buy the Pokemon Scarlet & Violet Joy-Cons Seperately

Every time Nintendo puts out a new Pokemon Nintendo Switch console, I deal with the constant inner battle of whether or not I should buy the thing despite owning a perfectly good OLED Switch. But man, the Pokemon Scarlet & Violet system is gorgeous, and I am once again asking Nintendo to just let…

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New Pokemon Scarlet & Violet Trailer Introduces Team Star, Gym Tests, and New Friends

This morning, Game Freak and The Pokemon Company released a new trailer for Pokemon Scarlet & Violet, and with it came new discoveries about the games’ Paldea region and all the new friends, foes, and pocket monsters we’ll find there when the games come to Switch. The “Seek Your Treasure” trailer…

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New Pokemon Scarlet & Violet Trailer Introduces Team Star, Gym Tests, and New Friends

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A New Pokemon Scarlet & Violet Trailer is Coming Tomorrow Morning

We’re just a little over two months from Pokemon Scarlet & Violet’s November 18 release date, and as such, the marketing push seems to finally be in full swing for the upcoming pair of RPGs. Last week we learned about Grafaiai, a new Pokemon native to the games’ Paldea region, and this…

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Does Pokemon Scarlet & Violet’s Grafaiai Have a Penis? Fanbyte Investigates

I don’t know what’s in the water over at Game Freak right now, but the phallic imagery we’re seeing in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet needs to cease. I bring this up because Fanbyte Social Media Specalist Lotus posted this tweet in the company slack this morning, and now when I look at…

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Does Pokemon Scarlet & Violet's Grafaiai Have a Penis? Fanbyte Investigates

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Pokemon Scarlet & Violet’s Grafaiai is Ugly as Sin and I Love Him

Earlier this week, Game Freak and The Pokemon Company were teasing a new character in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet, and while fans were speculating it might be a regional variant of Smeargle because of the painting-based tease, it turned out to be about a brand new Pokemon altogether. Now, Grafaiai has…

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Pokemon Scarlet & Violet's Grafaiai is Ugly as Sin and I Love Him

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I Am Already Fatigued By Regional Pokemon Variants

On some level, the idea of new Pokemon generations is inherently untenable. Every few years, they introduce a brand new region, new gyms, new characters, and of course another set of Pokemon that numbers in the dozens upon dozens. That’s a big workload when developers space the games out a lot,…

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Is Pokemon Teasing a Regional Variant for Smeargle in Scarlet & Violet? [UPDATE]

The Pokemon Company does this thing every now and then where it holds a lengthy, in-universe online marketing campaign that reveals something about its upcoming games, and it looks like Pokemon Scarlet & Violet won’t be any different. Hopefully it isn’t as drawn out as the 24-hour live stream Game Freak…

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Is Pokemon Teasing a Regional Variant for Smeargle in Scarlet & Violet?

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Pokemon Scarlet & Violet Starters Get Their First Merch with New Plushies

Pokemon Scarlet & Violet are still a few months away, but the Pokemon Center is starting to stock new merch for it ahead of launch. Which means we finally have official plushies for Sprigatito, Fuecoco, and Quaxly, the starters for the games’ Paldea region. The first Scarlet & Violet starter merch includes…

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Pokemon Scarlet & Violet Starters Get Their First Merch with New Plushies

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Pokemon Scarlet & Violet Reveal Cyclizar, New Moves, & Ghost Tera Types

In the lead-up to November’s big launch, Nintendo and Game Freak showed off motorcycle-like ‘mon, Cyclizar, and new moves accompanying Pokemon Scarlet & Violet this fall. The latest gameplay trailer debuts a few ways you’ll trick other trainers with the competitive Pokemon kit shake-up, plus another look at Terastallizing. Perhaps…

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Pokemon Scarlet and Violet Legendaries may have seen a new reveal with Cyclizar

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Does Cyclizar Evolve into Pokemon Scarlet & Violet’s Legendaries?

It’s not often that a Pokemon game’s box art mascot has an evolutionary line. More often than not, the mascot characters for each of the Pokemon RPGs is a legendary creature that plays a major role in the story, and usually appears as a late game boss to be caught and trained. But the…

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Does Cyclizar Evolve into Pokemon Scarlet & Violet's Legendaries?

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New Pokemon Scarlet & Violet Info Coming at World Championships

If you weren’t aware, the Pokemon World Championships are taking place in London right now. This is the gathering place for competitive Pokemon players to battle each other in several of the series’ games. Including Sword & Shield, Unite, and the trading card game. But it sounds like Game Freak is also announcing something…

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New Pokemon Scarlet & Violet Info Coming at World Championships

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The Best Pokemon Scarlet & Violet Pre-Order Bonus is France Exclusive

For North American fans, Pokemon pre-order bonuses tend to be less exciting than other regions. We often get digital content for buying games early, like the Terastallized Pikachu or some additional in-game supplies when you boot it up. Those are all well and good, but sometimes I see pre-order bonuses given in…

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Pokemon Scarlet & Violet's Best Pre-Order Bonus is France Exclusive

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Every Pokemon Confirmed to Appear in Scarlet & Violet

Pokemon Scarlet & Violet is still a few months away, but if you’re trying to get a sense of what Pokemon will be available in the Paldea region, we here at Fanbyte have a complete list of every confirmed pocket monster that will be out in the game’s open world. First…

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Every Pokemon Confirmed to Appear in Scarlet & Violet

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Does Pokemon Scarlet & Violet Need Voice Acting?

Today’s Pokemon Presents showcase spent a lot of time with Pokemon Scarlet & Violet, but there was one part of the trailer Game Freak showed off that was odd in that it brought attention to something the series has long lacked and just how outdated that omission has felt in recent…

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Does Pokemon Scarlet & Violet Need Voice Acting?

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Why I’m So Excited for Tera Types in Pokémon Scarlet & Violet

In today’s Pokémon Presents showcase, Game Freak shared a ton of new information about Scarlet & Violet, this Fall’s newest entries in the Pokémon series. We saw new Pokémon, new multiplayer mechanics, and Terastallizing Pokémon, a new battling mechanic that allows Pokémon to temporarily change their type to new Tera…

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Rating the Pokemon Scarlet & Violet Tera Jewel Crowns So Far

As Pokemon games often do, Scarlet & Violet has a new gimmick to shake up battles called the Terastal phenomenon. This crystalizes any Pokemon in the region and gives them a cool hat called a Tera Jewel with a corresponding element. While we have yet to see what they all look like, today’s…

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ICYMI: Pokemon Presents Spotlights Scarlet & Violet’s Paldea Region

The Pokemon Company held a new Pokemon Presents showcase this morning, and while Pokemon Scarlet & Violet were the headliner, the company also gave updates on other projects like Pokemon Go, Pokemon Masters EX, and Pokemon Unite. The Pokemon World Championships is taking place in London this month, and will include Pokemon Go and Pokemon Unite competitions…

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ICYMI: Pokemon Presents Unveils the Secrets of Scarlet & Violet's Paldea Region

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Fans Think Pokemon Scarlet & Violet May Introduce a New Eeveelution [UPDATE]

Update: There was no new Eeveelution reveal. However, there was a reveal that Eevee will be able to change its type using Scarlet & Violet’s Terastallize mechanic. Original story follows: Pokemon Scarlet & Violet are still a few months away, but fans are starting to speculate the next mainline RPGs in the…

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Fans Think Pokemon Scarlet & Violet May Introduce a New Eeveelution

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