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51st State Ultimate Edition by Portal Games Coming Soon to Gamefound

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Portal Games announced the 51st State Ultimate Edition is coming soon to Gamefound and will included new content with the crowdfunding campaign The campaign launches in February 2022 with component upgrades, reprints of hard-to-find content, and a new expansion, No Man’s Land, designed by Ignacy Trzewiczek. 51st State was originally published in 2010, and was a breakout success for Portal Games. Set in the same universe as the fan favorite Neuroshima Hex , 51st State offered players a new way to fight for resources in the wastelands of America. The release of the 51st State Master Set in 2016 brought together the core game and both the original expansions, Winter and New Era in one box with an all-new look and improved gameplay. Three additional expansions have since been released for the Master Set, growing the line to a fan favorite. Portal Games wants to give players the definitive experience they deserve with the 51st State Ultimate Edition.  The 51st State Ultimate Edition coming

Pokémon TCG: Champion Series Promo Revealed

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The 2020 Player's Ceremony Promo has been revealed. These release yearly similar to the Champion's Festival promos and players in Japan with at least 30 CSP will get this year's promo. The card features Pikachu, Grookey, Eldegoss, Galarian Zigzagoon, Polteageist, Snom and Alcremie. Players with at least 1 CSP will also get a Professor's Research promo card. 

Pokémon TCG: Indeedee Promo Revealed

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A new Indeedee promo (109/S-P Promo ) has been revealed, and will be in the September issue of CoroCoro Ichiban! Magazine.

Pokémon GO: Articuno in 5 Star Raids

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Articuno is now available in five-star raids until September 25 at 1 p.m. PDT!   Mega Pidgeot is also now to appear in Raids and be able to Mega Evolve.

Pokémon TCG: Small But Mighty Premium Collection Revealed

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The Baby Trio Tag Team GX promo card was found in TCGO but we know now in what box the Togepi, Cleffa & Igglybuff GX Special Art would be released in. We now know the box is called the Small But Mighty Premium Collection and will release on November 1, 2020. Target has the collection listed on sale for $44.99 normally $49.99 in their winter catalog.

Pokémon TCG: Hydreigon Promo Revealed

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It was revealed that North American hobby shops would be receiving a special Hydreigon promo to give out to customers. We now have an image of the card thanks to Rodel F.! This is the same Hydreigon is from  Darkness Ablaze  and is printed as a reverse holo with a special “Thank you” stamp. Each hobby store who ordered Pokemon’s quarterly marketing kit will receive 100 copies of the card.

Pokémon Sword and Shield: Raid Den Update - Sun and Moon Stone Types

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The Wild Area News lineup has temporarily changed for the weekend, with a focus on Pokémon that evolve from the Sun and Moon Stones for the September Equinox. Players will also have a chance of encountering a Shiny Clefable in 5★ Raids.

Nintendo 3DS Official End of Production

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Nintendo has officially revealed on their  UK  and  Japan  websites that they’re officially ceasing production of the 3DS console line, while the US website completely removed their pages. This end of production will also includes any device in the 3DS family, such as the 2DS and New 2DS XL. 

Pokémon TCG: Remaining Astonishing Volt Tackle Rare Cards Revealed

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High quality scans of the remaining Ultra Rare (Gold Rare), Hyper Rare (Rainbow Rare), and Secret Rare (Full Art) cards have been revealed. We already saw the Pikachu SR & HR along with the Bea, Nessa & Leon Trainer SR/HR , you can see the remaining cards below.

Pokémon TCG: Play! Pokémon Live Competitions and Events Remain Suspended Through 2020

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The Pokemon Company and Play! Pokemon have announced that live competitions and events will remain suspended for the rest of 2020. TCPI expects resumption of events sometime early 2021. Until then you can Play! Pokemon at Home with events like the upcoming Players Cup II  and a new TCGO series named Play! Pokemon Team Challenge.

Pokémon Masters EX: Lillie with Clefairy Spotlight Scout Available

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The final Spotlight Scout for the Family Ties Event , Lillie and Clefairy is now live in Pokémon Masters EX. About This skilled trainer from Alola provides great support for her allies, bolstering their defenses with Group Dragon Guard. 「リーリエ&ピッピ」は全体のHP回復もできるサポートのバディーズ! 「全力です!!」は味方1体の攻撃と特攻をぐぐーんとあげ、次回急所状態に!アタッカーに使用しバトルを有利に進めましょう! ドラゴンタイプからのダメージを軽減するスキルでドラゴンタイプとのバトルでも活躍! #ポケマス pic.twitter.com/K88CZPzfs3 — 【公式】ポケマスEXだいすきクラブ (@pokemas_game) September 17, 2020

Pokémon Masters EX: Blasting Off Again Event

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Pokémon Masters EX has announced the next Story Event . This event is the Blasting Off Again event, replacing the Double Trouble one, and features the addition of the Sync Pair of James and Weezing.

Pokémon Café Mix: New Team Mode and Snorlax Coming Soon

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A new feature has been announced in Pokémon Café Mix labelled as a Team Function . This feature will allow you to form a Team with other players to participate in special Team Events. The full details of the events are unknown but the first one will begin on September 24th and feature Snorlax. In addition new orders and Pokémon will also be added including; Normal Orders #351-400 and Master Orders #176-200 along with Plusle and Minun. A new Special Cafe Challenge card is also now available for the Torterra Special Guest Event . The card is only available until September 23rd to unlock Free gimmicks, acorns, and tarts.

Pokémon Masters EX: Guzma and Burgh Spotlight Scout

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The Legendary Arena Azelf event has begun in Pokémon Masters EX alongside a Guzma & Golisopod and Burgh & Leavanny Spotlight Scout.

Pokémon TCG: Charizard Illustrator Promo Revealed

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A few months ago, Creatures selected Jiro Sasumo as the winner of the 2020 illustrator’s contest. We now have the promo card that will feature his Charizard artwork. Update 11/6/2020 Due to popular demand, Pokémon Japan has stated they will rerelease the Charizard From the 2nd Illustration Grand Prix. Customers who purchase Pokémon TCG products on November 28, 2020 will be able to receive them while supplies last.

NYCC Exclusive Flocked Pikachu and Growlithe Revealed

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Funko has been announcing the NYCC Exclusives this week so it was only a matter of time before we saw the new Pokémon Pop! figures.

Pokémon TCG: Astonishing Volt Tackle Rainbow Rare Pikachu VMAX Revealed

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Another new card has been revealed for Astonishing Volt Tackle , the chonkie boi himself Pikachu VMAX. This card will be part of the upcoming Pokemon TCG Sword and Shield expansion set Vivid Voltage. The full list of secret rares can be seen below.

TRUE STEEL Pokémon Pack Battle Opening Darkness Ablaze Packs

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Pack Battle with Adri ( JelloSmurfs ) opening the new True Steel Premium Collections from latest Sword and Shield TCG set Darkness Ablaze.

NEW Pokemon Gym League Jersey Coming Soon

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It appears a new Galar Trainer Gear Long-Sleeve Jersey has shown up when scrapping the Pokemon Center website. This shirt is similar to the one you wear in Sword and Shield. The shirt features the number 227 most likely represents February 27th the release day of Red and Green in 1996. It's currently not available for purchase but this is normal for new products before official release. With the upcoming set being Champion's Path this could be just the thing to help you on your journey.

Pokémon GO: Jesse and James are Leaving

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  If you haven't had the chance to find a Meowth Team Rocket balloon, time is running out. Jesse and James will be leaving Pokemon GO on September 30th. This will be your last chance to get a Shiny Shadow version of Ekans and Koffing.

NEW Bear Walker Series 2 Skateboards Revealed

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Pokemon just announced Series 2 of the Bear Walker line of Pokemon Skateboards . This series features the new bad boy on the block Toxtricity, Legendary Rayquaza, adorable Togepi, dark Umbreon, and Mythical Mew. The new skateboards will be available Exclusively on the Pokemon Center on September 22nd Did you get any of Series 1? Will you be snagging any of Series 2?

Pokémon Masters EX: Sabrina and Caitlin Scout and Azelf Legendary Arena

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A new Spotlight Scout is available in Pokémon Masters EX . This Spotlight Scout focuses on the Sync Pairs of 5★ Sabrina & Alakazam and 5★ Caitlin & Reuniclus and will last until September 30th. Don't forget the Family Ties Sync Pair Scouts are also available. About Sabrina & Alakazam: This Gym Leader from Kanto uses Reflect to support her team! Caitlin & Reuniclus: This member of the Unova Elite Four has visions of victory with Psychic! Azelf will be coming to Pokémon Masters EX's Legendary Arena on September 19th. Azelf comes to the Legendary Arena on 9/16 at 11:00 p.m. PDT! Your opponent will switch between resisting physical damage and resisting special damage, so have Bug-type moves ready for both. Moves that raise Defense and Sp. Def will be boosted, so plan well! #PokemonMasters pic.twitter.com/swBFRHcvD6 — Pokémon Masters EX (@Poke

Pokémon GO: MEGA Pidgeot Coming Soon

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Niantic announced that Mega Pidgeot will be available in Pokémon GO Friday, September 18th. If you  collect enough Pidgeot Mega Energy from defeating Mega Pidgeot in Mega Raid Battles, you'll be able to Mega Evolve your Pidgeot.

Pokémon TCG: Champion's Path Coming Next Week

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The special fall expansion to the Pokemon TCG, Champion's Path will be arriving September 25th. Pokémon TCG: Champion’s Path booster packs are not sold individually. They are available only in special Champion’s Path collections .

Pokémon HeartGold NUZLOCKE - Highlights vs Ghost Gym Leader Morty

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Blindlocke Part 6 - Playing Pokemon Heart Gold Soul Silver for for the first time as a Heart Gold Nuzlocke. Can I beat the game? How many Pokemon will I lose? We battle our Rival before taking on Morty the Ghost Type Gym Leader in Ecruteak City. 🎮 Watch live on Twitch https://twitch.tv/gettinjigglywitit 💜 HgSs Nuzlocke Playlist: https://youtu.be/gPtdjGGfLaw

Funko Europe Announces Pokémon Pop!

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The Official Funko Europe Twitter posted a teaser for the Pokémon Pop! line. Funko was previously unable to distribute in some countries due to licensing. No date of when these are expected to hit store shelves.

Pokémon Masters EX: Gladion with Silvally is Live in Pokémon

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Gladion and Silvally Spotlight Scout is now live for the Pokémon Masters EX Family Ties Event . 

Pokémon TCG: Astonishing Volt Tackle Full Art Leon, Nessa and Bea Revealed

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Last week we saw a nice fan made Bea card, but today the official art was revealed. These are part of Japan's Astonishing Volt Tackle set and will most likely be in our Vivid Voltage . Expect more reveals of the Secret Rares later this week. The full list of secret rares can be seen below.

Pokémon TCG: English Alt Art Jirachi GX and Babies Tag Team GX Revealed

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The English Full Art versions of Jirachi GX and the Babies (Togepi & Cleffa & Igglybuff GX) Tag Team have shown up in TCGO. These will be Alternate Art cards of Jirachi GX from Unified Minds and the Baby Trio from Cosmic Eclipse. These will most likely appear in a special Tag Team collection similar to the XY Premium Trainer Box or part of the 25th Anniversary sets in February. The cards are copyright 2020 so could even be a special Christmas Box. Either way hopefully we will see the rest of the Tag Team and Full Art cards released in the Japanese sets that did not make it into other languages. Art revealed by @immewnity Update Pokémon TCG: Small But Mighty Premium Collection Revealed Pokémon TCG: Jirachi-GX Collection Revealed

Pokémon TCG: Astonishing Volt Tackle Super Rare Pikachu V Full Art Revealed

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Pikachu V Secret Rare has been revealed in the CoroCoro magazine. Astonishing Volt Tackle will be part of our Vivid Voltage set. The full list of secret rares can be seen below.