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‘Get something that’s fun to play, then think about the story’: how Nintendo keeps levelling up
With 100m sales of its Switch console, a new Mario movie and even a California theme park, the Japanese tech giant is riding high again. What’s its secret?

Keza MacDonald

04, Feb, 2023 @11:55 AM

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Federal court bars Australian company from releasing unsanctioned Pokémon-branded NFTs
Parramatta-based developer Kotiota also made false representations about its relationship with The Pokémon Company International, court hears

Josh Taylor

22, Dec, 2022 @5:12 AM

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Pokémon Scarlet/Violet review – poor performance holds an exciting game back
Technical problems and an evident lack of development time take the shine off this ambitious new outing for the world-conquering critters

Tom Regan

17, Nov, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Which Pokémon game should you get for your kids – or yourself?
From lapsed millennials ageing reluctantly into their 30s to families and new players, a guide to which of the many Pokémon games might be your vibe

Tom Regan

04, Nov, 2022 @11:15 AM

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What’s it like to be a real-life Pokémon trainer?
Welcome to Pokémon Worlds, the wholesome tournament where childhood dreams can come true

Tom Regan

08, Sep, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Still catching ’em all: why the Pokémon World Championships are bigger than ever
Pokémon – the highest grossing media franchise of all time – is hitting new peaks of popularity, with thousands of fans thronging to the World Championships in London

Suzanne Wrack

24, Aug, 2022 @2:11 PM

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Pokémon Legends: Arceus review – makes even old-school fans feel childlike again
More than a quarter of a century since the cuddly critters were first sent in to battle, the magic of those early adventures has finally been recaptured

Tom Regan

10, Feb, 2022 @9:30 AM

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‘Rainbow colours and legs for days’: Australian fly species named after drag star RuPaul
CSIRO entomologist Bryan Lessard says the soldier flies look like ‘little gems buzzing around the forest floor’

Caitlin Cassidy

15, Sep, 2021 @5:34 AM

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Pokémon no go? Players revolt as Niantic sends them back outside
Consternation as players summoned back to gyms and PokeStops after pandemic-induced relaxation of rules

Alex Hern

03, Aug, 2021 @6:32 PM

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The 15 greatest video games of the 1990s – ranked!
It was the decade Sonic the Hedgehog, the original PlayStation, the Nintendo 64 and so much more entered the world – here are the 15 best games of this golden age of gaming

Keza MacDonald and Keith Stuart

23, Jun, 2021 @10:45 AM

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US Target stores to stop selling Pokémon cards after rising value prompts threats to staff
The dramatic rise in the re-sale value of the cards prompted a fight in Wisconsin during which a man pulled a gun

Helen Sullivan

13, May, 2021 @3:34 AM

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Pokémon was a key part of my childhood. Now it's 25, I feel old
I surfed first-wave Pokémania. Today, the video games are as much a part of kids’ fiction as Disney

Keza MacDonald

05, Mar, 2021 @1:05 PM

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