POKEMON SWORD AND SHIELD

Fanwidth Episode 028: EVO-lution

You probably didn’t need an excuse to listen to another episode of Fanwidth. We know you already love it! But if you did, here’s the rundown. merritt and Steven dig into the latest news out of EVO 2019 (including a new Guilty Gear game) after dealing with some more recent…

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Galarian Weezing, Pokemon Jobs and More Revealed for Sword and Shield

The official Pokemon Twitter account rolled up with a bumper crop of Galarian goodies earlier today, dropping tons of new details about the world of Pokemon: Sword and Shield. There’s a lot to get to — and we’re gonna get to all of it — but first let’s take a…

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Late Lunch August 7, 2019: Exclusive Skeletons

Niki introduces John and Andrew to a world of exclusive skeletons. Also, Disney+, Pokémon Sword & Shield, and loot boxes! Late Lunch is Fanbyte’s live video podcast that airs every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 1pm PST on Twitch. We’ll put the VODs up on the site and the audio will…

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What Does Your Favorite Galar Pokemon Say About You?

Pokemon Sword & Shield is still a few months from release, but it’s already shaping up to be one of the most epic installments in the series yet. From the new embiggening mechanic to the Internet’s completely canonical take on the new girl trainer, this upside-down England that is the…

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New Pokemon Get ‘Gigantamax’ in Latest Sword/Shield Trailer

The Pokemon Company continues to deliver Pokemon Sword and Shield details at a steady drip, with this week’s two-minute infusion containing a multitude of new reveals. Embedded below, this latest trailer showcases brand-new Pokemon, an even bigger kind of Dynamax transformation dubbed “Gigantamax,” as well as two new version-specific gym…

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Pokemon Sword and Shield Producer Addresses Transfer Controversy

Pokemon Sword and Shield may not support all 807 of your beloved pocket monsters, but that doesn’t mean they’re gone forever, doomed to a lonely eternity at the bottom of a PC box. In “a message for Pokemon video game fans” posted to The Pokemon Company’s official website earlier today,…

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Pokemon Sword and Shield’s Monsters are All About Personality

A bulb-backed dinosaur, a flame-tailed salamander, and a bubble-blowing turtle — can any pocket monster match the iconic looks of Pokémon Red and Blue’s starter trio? Some players would argue no, believing that modern Pokémon designs have taken a turn for the worst. Sentient ice cream cones and literal piles…

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FEATURES

Bytedown 6/7/2019: Wooloohoo

Happy Friday! The entire crew is in the house for E3 and we had a blast talking Stadia, Destiny 2, and Wooloo. Join us over the next week for extensive EA Play and E3 2019 coverage. As always, thanks for the knowledge.

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Watch the E3 2019 Nintendo Direct Here: Start Time & Stream

s — and hasn’t for quite some time. Instead, the house that Mario built provides a Nintendo Direct, timed to coincide with the big, bad video game expo. The announcement may be prerecorded, but that doesn’t mean there won’t be plenty of announcements, trailers, and reveals! So make sure to…

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Fanwidth Episode 019: E3 Cometh for Us All

You smell that? That’s the odor of E3 2019, baby. It’s right around the corner and ready to absorb us all into its sticky, awful, wonderful mass. That’s why Steven and Niki are here again this week to get pre-E3 game chat out of their systems. Join them on a…

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Pokemon Sword and Shield — New Pokemon, Legendaries

Today’s Pokemon Direct gave us a bunch more details on the upcoming Pokemon Sword and Shield. Among these are several new Pokemon, including the reveal of the Legendary Mascots for the games. With the already-revealed starters Grookey, Scorbunny, and Sobble, this brings the number of confirmed new Pokemon in Sword and…

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Pokemon Sword and Shield Details

Everything We Know About Pokemon Sword and Shield (So Far): Release Date & Details

We’re getting an all-new mainline Pokémon title in 2019! Pokémon Sword and Shield will be developer Game Freak’s latest dual entries in the long-running series. We’re here to compile everything we know about Sword and Shield, from its release date to the new Pokémon themselves. Check it out below! You May Also Like:…

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Why on Earth Isn’t There a Pokémon Animal Crossing Game?

The Pokémon franchise has been a global phenomenon for over twenty years. Everyone knows what it is, and to a certain extent, criticism of the series simply doesn’t matter anymore. The formula still sells, so there’s not a whole lot of incentive for Nintendo to change it up. But that…

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Grookey: A Review

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Fanwidth Episode 005: What if Game Was Book?

Oh! Hey there gamers. It’s lovely to see you again. Welcome back to your one and only official Fanbyte podcast. It’s our show about fandom, culture, and a lot of video games (at least this week). No guest this week, we’re afraid! It’s just Steven and merritt going off about their…

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