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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

FUNKO POP! Pokémon Opening Eevee Vaporeon Jolteon Flareon and a Poké Ball Tin

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Opening the new wave of Eeveelution Funko Pop! Pokémon figures featuring Eevee , Vaporeon , Jolteon & Flareon along with a Pokémon TCG  Poké Ball Tin . Funko Games: POP! Pokemon Collectors Set 1 - Eevee, Vaporeon, Jolteon, Flareon

Pokémon Art Picks - Week of October 17th

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Each week I'm featuring awesome Pokémon art that I find on Twitter. If you like somebody's art make sure to go follow them over on Twitter. Also if you see an artist you like or you would like your art to be featured, leave a comment below or send me a DM with the Twitter username. Also be sure to check out  last week's picks . Umbreon by @AutobotTesla Scorbunny by @SealSplash Bulbasaur by @asteroid_ill Tapu Fini by  @Porygunart Gardevoir and Gengar by  @apios1 Kingdra by  @AquaAzeem Marnie by  @chorefuji Professor Oak by  @MacintyreDex Riolu by  @tracco_t Leon and Charizard by  @mono_luca Primal Kyogre x Zelda by  @avHYCcH3x80KCUE Gengar by  @Memepeperon Pikachu as Mimikyu by  @surffbaby Toxtricity by  @67tuyu67 Hawlucha by  @scootismyname Absol by  @wolftapioca

Pokémon Masters EX: Legendary Arena Cobalion

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The Legendary Arena Cobalion event has been brought back to Pokémon Masters EX. This Event is available until October 29th after  Entei's Arena  leaves on the 17th. By reducing Cobalion's HP bar to 0% players will receive the following rewards; Cobalion's Challenge: Part 1 Rewards HP Bar 1: Gems x50, 3★ Level-Up Manual x25, 1★ Level-Up Manual x1 HP Bar 2: Gems x50, Elite Four Notes x10, 1★ Level-Up Manual x1 HP Bar 3: Gems x100, 4★ Power-Up x1, 1★ Level-Up Manual x1, Cobalion’s Challenger Medal Cobalion's Challenge: Part 2 Rewards HP Bar 1: Gems x50, 3★ Level-Up Manual x30, 1★ Level-Up Manual x1 HP Bar 2: Gems x50, Elite Four Notes x15, 1★ Level-Up Manual x1 HP Bar 3: Gems x100, 5★ Power-Up x1, 1★ Level-Up Manual x1, Cobalion’s Foe Medal Cobalion's Challenge: Part 3 Rewards HP Bar 1: Gems x100, 3★ Level-Up Manual x50, 2★ Level-Up Manual x2 HP Bar 2: Gems x100, Elite Four Notes x20, 1★ Level-Up Manual x2 HP Bar 3: Gems x200, 5★ Power-Up x1, 1★ Level-Up Manual x2, Cob

Nendoroid Pokémon Sword and Shield Marnie Revealed

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The Good Smile Company revealed a prototype their next Pokémon Nendoroid character, Marnie and Morpeko from Pokémon Sword and Shield. The prototype figure was revealed via their WonHobby Gallery 2020 Autumn virtual exhibition. Virtual Exhibition: http://s.goodsmile.link/3ry Web Gallery: http://s.goodsmile.link/3rx Marnie will be the 10th Pokémon Nendoroid and will join Cynthia #507, N #537, Pokémon Trainer Red & Green #612, Giovanni & Mewtwo #875, Lively Lillie #934, Lana #852, Lillie #780, Ash & Pikachu #800, and Red #425.

New Pokémon Dolls Galarian Meowth, Clobbopus and Dreppy

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Three new Pokémon are coming to the Pokémon Dolls Collection at Pokémon Centers in Japan on October 31st. The new additions are Galarian Meowth , Clobbopus and Dreppy . Each will come as a Plush (1,320 yen/$13 USD) or Keychain (1,078 yen/$10 USD) .

Pokémon Café Mix: Halloween Event

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The Pokémon Company has announced a new event in Pokémon Café Mix for Halloween. From October 21st through to November 4th, the decor of the Café will change to a spooky set up, there will be two new background music tracks and there will be special Halloween offerings in the Café. Alongside this, the next Special Customer Team Event has begun. Mimikyu will appear during this time and will require completion through the Team during this event to obtain it. Mimikyu has the ability to clear icons and gimmicks to the upper left, lower right, and diagonally. Then replace icons with the leader Pokémon.

Pokémon TCG: Blastoise VMAX and Venusaur VMAX Starter Decks

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New Japanese Pokémon TCG products, Venusaur (sEF) and Blastoise (sEK) Starter Decks have been revealed. Each item will include a 60-card deck focusing on either Blastoise VMAX or Venusaur VMAX. They will cost 1,556 yen ($15 USD) each and include a coin, a playmat, damage counters, and a player’s guide and will release on December 4th.

Pokémon TCG: Kanazawa Pokémon Center

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The Pokémon Center Kanazawa opens in Kanazawa Foras on Friday, November 20th. The official mascot for The Pokémon Center Kanazawa is Milotic whose statue greats guests at the entrance. 

Pokémon GO: Mega Evolution Changes

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Niantic has announced some changes to the current Mega Evolution function in Pokémon GO just in time for October's Community Day . The duration that Pokémon stay in their Mega-Evolved form has doubled from four hours to eight hours. In addition the cap for Mega Energy has increased from 999 to 2,000. This limit applies to each individual type of Mega Energy, not the total amount of Mega Energy you have across Pokémon species.

Pokémon GO: Catch Mystery Ghost Event

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Niantic has just announced another October Event in preparation for Halloween. The Catch Mystery: Ghost Event will be Sunday, October 25, 2020, from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. local time.

Pokémon GO: Grubhub Special Weekend in US

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An exclusive in-game event for Pokémon GO will be available to US Players by obtaining a ticket from Grubhub. The ticket contains a code that you can redeem on the Niantic Offer Redemption site. Players will need Register  and start a Grubhub+ the membership. You can join for a 14 day trial and still receive the Exclusive Ticket to it's technically free to everyone. Once registered in the players will receive the Niantic code by email starting November 4th. This offer is only available until October 28th and Tickets must be redeemed before November 8th.

DARKNESS ABLAZE Pokémon Pack Battle Opening Eevee V & Pikachu V Tins

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Pack Battle with Adri ( JelloSmurfs ) opening the new Sword and Shield Darkness Ablaze Eevee V and Pikachu V Tins. More Pokémon V are here! Choose the gigantic crushing strength of Eternatus V, the peerless courage of Pikachu V, or the loyal heart of Eevee V in the Pokémon Trading Card Game: V Powers Tin. Each of these fantastic tins contains a powerful Pokémon V, with the spirit and will to overcome, outfight, and win it all in your next Pokémon battle!

Pokémon Bus Tour: Explore Galar

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The Pokémon Company International has started a new 5-part series on YouTube where hosts Sam Nixon and Mark Rhodes take you on their quest to learn all about the world of Pokémon Sword and Shield. Each week, they will be travelling around the UK in a Pokémon-themed London bus to find out more about the real-life inspirations behind the Galar region, and look at the video games and trading cards. 

Pokémon Masters EX: Battle Villa Reset and Future Updates

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DeNA has announced that the Battle Villa in Pokémon Masters EX will stop being a Continuous starting with version 2.2.0 of the game slated for released on October 27th. The current Battle Villa has been reset and the Milestone rewards will be available next time the Battle Villa is held. The Battle Villa is the primary method for obtaining Gems (1800 per completion) , with it's removal we will have to see what DeNA does to compensate as it already difficult to earn Gems and Event Tickets for the Sync Pair Scouts.

New Ghostly Hoodies on Pokémon Center

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The Pokémon Center has been updated with a new selection of Hoodies just in time to keep you warm for Halloween or while playing Pokémon GO . These are French Terry Zip-Up Hoodies for $54.99, featuring Lucario, Gengar, Mimikyu, Sableye and Banette.

Pokémon TCG: Coco Movie Promo Card Revealed

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A new Promo (106/S-P Promo) of the Human character Coco has been revealed in the October issue of CoroCoro Ichiban!

Pokémon TCG: Pikachu Promos for China and Korea

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The Pokémon Company has officially announced the Korean Pokémon TCG Sword and Shield  Astonishing Volt Tackle set. The set will release on October 21st and will feature a special Pikachu Promotion pack when you purchase a Booster Box from participating retailers. The cards are random and include a holo Pikachu, Pikachu V or Pikachu VMAX, feature a special holographic stamp. Nintendo Hong Kong announced that customers who pre-order  Sword and Shield + Expansion Pass will obtain a Pikachu VMAX Promo card for the Pokémon TCG. Sword and Shield The Crown Tundra releases October 22nd, while the Combo Pack released November 11th.

New Farfetch'd Onion Corps Merchandise Revealed

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New products featuring Farfetch'd and the Onion Corps have been revealed for the Pokémon Centers in Japan. The line includes items for the Pokémon Trading Card Game, Clothing, Novelties and more. Each item features either Kantonian Farfetch'd, Galarian Farfetch'd, or Galarian Sirfetch'd. The entire Farfetch'd merchandise line is illustrated by Hyogonosuke.

Pokémon Masters EX: Fight or Fright Event and Halloween Scouts

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The Japanese Twitter has announced the Halloween event for Pokémon Masters EX. The event will be called Fight or Fright and feature Spotlight Sync Scouts for 5★ Acerola & Mimikyu and 5★ Hilbert & Mightyena. The event begins in Pokémon Masters on October 15th.

Tetris 99: Free Pokémon Sword and Shield Theme

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Nintendo of America is holding a special Maximus Cup in conjunction with the release of the second DLC Expansion Pass for Sword and Shield, The Crown Tundra . Players that compete in online battles in Tetris 99 mode between October 16th and 19th and collect at least 50 event points will unlock the Pokémon Sword and Shield in-game theme. If you received the theme from the original event you can still participate and watch the in-game sequence again. Tetris 99 is Free to Play for Nintendo Pass Subscribers.

Pokémon GO: Strange Eggs Team GO Rocket Event

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Niantic has been teasing for the past 24 hours of a new Red Egg that would be appearing in Pokemon GO. Today they have officially announced the new Strange Eggs being added and will contain Poison-type, Dark-type, and Pokémon that can be one of these types via Evolution including Larvitar, Scraggy, Trubbish, Vullaby, Sandile, Pawniard, Deino and more. In addition a Strange Eggs Event will be running from October 12th until October 19th.

Pokémon Masters EX: Champion Stadium Update October 12th

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The Champion Stadium ( Hard Level 1) has been updated in Pokemon Masters EX. The Elite Four have been updated to Bruno being weak to Flying-type attacks, Agatha being weak to Dark-type attacks, Lorelei being weak to Grass-type attacks, Lance being weak to Metal-type attacks and Blue is now weak to Poison-type attacks.