Hands-on: Pokémon’s new Celebrations TCG gets in on the 25th anniversary fanfare

Throughout all of 2021 so far, 9to5Toys has been detailing the excitement surrounding the 25th anniversary of Pokémon. Tomorrow will see some of the year’s most highly anticipated releases themed around the festivities debut, the new Pokémon Celebrations TCG. Breaking down what’s new, what to look out for, and our all-around thoughts on the releases, you can head below for all of the details as well as our unboxing experience of the limited-edition releases.

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Soar through the skies in Pokémon Legends Arceus + new details on Pokémon Brilliant Diamond/Shining Pearl

Nintendo and The Pokémon Company have unleashed some new details on the upcoming Pokémon Brilliant Diamond, Pokémon Shining Pearl, and Pokémon Legends: Arceus. With release dates quickly approaching on the remakes, Nintendo has dropped some new trailers and details on more of the game’s standout features as well as details on mountable Pokémon in Legends: Arceus, plus much more. Everything is found below. 

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Pokémon’s new Halloween collection is packed with apparel, plushes, collectibles, and more

Now that fall is here, the Pokémon Company is getting ready for halloween with a collection of spooky new merchandise. Ranging from collectibles of your character Pokémon decked out in costumes and other fitting attire to clothings, posters, and more, you’ll want to go check out all of our favorite new inclusions from the Pokémon Halloween collection down below.

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Pokémon Presents: all-new details on Legends Arceus, Diamond + Pearl remakes, more

It’s time to dive into everything we learned in today’s Pokémon Presents showcase including new details on the upcoming RPG, Pokémon Legends Arceus. We already detailed all of the latest details regarding the iOS launch of Pokémon UNITE, but we also have some new gameplay details on the upcoming Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl remakes and the mainline action-RPG Arceus title set for release in early 2022. Read on for all of the details. 

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The $1M bike from Pokémon Red and Blue has now been made into an official full-scale model

You have to check out this new full-scale model of the orignal Pokémon bike from the first-generation titles. In celebration of reaching 1 million Twitter followers, The Pokémon Company has decided to produce a full-scale version of the famous bike gamers will remember from Pokémon Red and Blue. Head below for more details and a closer look at the new Pokémon bike re-creation. 

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Zavvi’s new Pokémon collection brings ‘Good Vibes Only’ to your summer wardrobe

Nothing says summer like beautiful florals, tropic vibes, and the usual hive of dedicated trainers racing about playing Pokémon Go. But now, Zavvi is bringing it all together in its new Pokémon summer collection. Based on the vibrant skies of the Alolan region, this 20-piece collection is swimming with fan favorites. Plus, they’ve got everyone covered head-to-toe with swim trunks, bucket hats, dresses, hi-tops, and more. We’ll be diving deep into each of these sweet summer styles below, so hit the jump to keep reading.

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New Pokémon games set for release in November, Legends Arceus RPG hits early 2022

We now have the official release dates for the next open-world Pokémon games including Pokémon Legend Arceus and the upcoming remakes Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl. All three titles were announced back at the tail end of February during a special Pokémon Presents showcase where we saw more of the now released New Pokémon Snap. The Nintendo Switch exclusives will start to hit store shelves just in time for holiday 2021, but you’ll have to wait a bit longer than that for the next highly anticipated mainline Pokémon RPG. All of the details are waiting for you below. 

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Special ‘Pokémon Presents’ showcase: Diamond and Pearl, Legends Arceus RPG, more

We are in for a special Pokémon presentation today in celebration of the franchise’s 25th anniversary. We have already seen some notable releases to mark the occasion including life-size Poké Balls, classic reprints from TGC, and even some crossovers with Casio, but it sounds like we are in for some game announcements today. The presentation is set to kick off at 10 a.m. today, and we will have the live stream and updates waiting for you below. 

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Casio debuts latest Pokémon collaboration with new retro Pikachu G-SHOCK Watch

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The Pokémon Company kicked off its 25th anniversary celebration earlier in the month with some announcements of its own, as well as details on upcoming collaborations to expect. We’re now getting a look at one of its first partnerships of the year, as Casio has just unveiled the latest edition to its BABY-G collection. Decked out in a unique Pokémon-inspired colorway, the new Casio Pokémon G-SHOCK Watch arrives next month. Head below for all of the details.

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New Pokémon Snap release now set for April + new trailer, gameplay details, and more

Alongside yesterday’s 25th anniversary announcement, Nintendo has now dropped the New Pokémon Snap release date. The sequel to the beloved Nintendo 64 original marks the first time the photography-based Pokémon title will make an appearance on Nintendo’s Switch hardware and is now set for release later this year in April. Head below for more new details on the experience and to take a look at today’s trailer. 

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Pokémon reprints classic cards for 25th anniversary alongside life-sized Poké Ball, more

Kicking off its 25th anniversary, today The Pokémon Company is out with a bevy of new announcements on what to expect from its trading card game and beyond. Alongside reprinting some of its classic Pokémon cards, we’re getting wind of upcoming collaborations for life-sized replicas from the franchise, a new album thanks to a team up with Katy Perry, and more. Head below for all of the details.

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JINS launches new Pokémon-inspired prescription glasses collection

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Today, The Pokémon Company is launching its latest collaboration, this time in partnership with eyewear brand JINS for a lineup of glasses inspired by the Kanto region and beyond. With unique styles packed with charm from fan favorites like Pikachu, Eevee, and Mew, the latest JINS lineup is aimed at all of the Pokémon trainers looking to grab some new prescription glasses. Head below for a closer look.

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Pokémon’s new holiday collection has sweaters, home decor, and more

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While our minds are on Black Friday here at 9to5Toys today with all of the news leading up to the massive shopping event, The Pokémon Company is turning its attention to the holiday season with a lineup of new ugly sweaters, themed baking utensils, plush, and much more. Head below for a closer look at all of the highlights from the new Pokémon holiday collection.

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Pokemon Sword and Shield expansion hits next month with classic Legendaries

The Pokemon Company hosted a special presentation this morning detailing the new Sword and Shield expansion, The Crown Tundra, and other things. Players have already spent more than enough time in the first half of the game’s expansion pack, Isle of Armor, but we now have more details and next month’s release date for The Crown Tundra (TCT). Head below for all of the details from today’s presentation and a closer look at the all new wintery tundra region.

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Be ready for tomorrow’s big Pokemon Sword and Shield expansion presentation

Folks waited many years for the latest mainline Pokemon RPG, and it looks like new details on Sword and Shield DLC will soon be available. The game’s expansion pack carries two DLC add-on bundles including the already available Isle of Armor and what will likely be the topic of tomorrow’s special Pokemon presentation, The Crown Tundra. Head below for all of the details.

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First look at new MOBA-style Pokémon Unite team battle game for Switch, more

The Pokémon Company and Tencent have now unveiled the new Pokémon Unite. The real-time strategy title is reminiscent of MOBAs like League of Legends, just with some adorable Pokémon creatures in place of the usual hero approach. We have a quick look at what is being billed as the very first Pokémon team battle game today. Head below for more details and the debut trailer.

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New Pokémon Snap game announced for Nintendo Switch, here’s the debut trailer

A new Pokémon Snap is in the works. Nintendo describes it as a New Pokémon Snap game that is heavily based on the Nintendo 64 original and is now slated for Nintendo Switch. Ready your Pokémon camera for a series of unknown territories to explore and new creatures to uncover. Head below for more details and a look at the debut announcement trailer.

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