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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 Sword and Shield: The Crown Tundra Version Exclusive Pokémon

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Just like every other Pokémon game and the Isle of Armor, the new expansion The Crown Tundra also has Version Exclusives. This means that certain Pokémon will only show in the wild and in Dynamax Adventures on either Pokémon Sword or Pokémon Shield.

How To Get COSMOG, SOLGALEO & LUNALA in Pokémon in Sword & Shield The Crown Tundra

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Showing how to get Cosmog in the new  Sword and Shield The Crown Tundra  Expansion. Cosmog's final evolution is specific to your versions game. Evolving Cosmoem in Sword will get you Solgaleo and in Shield you will get Lunala. If you want to get all the new Pokémon check out the  Legendaries, Mythicals, and Ultra Beasts guide .

How To Get SPIRITOMB in Pokémon in Sword & Shield The Crown Tundra

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Showing how to get Spiritomb in the new Sword and Shield The Crown Tundra  Expansion. Spiritomb is one of the Pokémon that require a quest to obtain and is needed to complete your Crown Tundra PokéDex, this video will take you through the steps to obtain the Forbidden Pokémon. If you want to get all the new Pokémon check out the Legendaries, Mythicals, and Ultra Beasts guide .  

Pokémon Art Picks - Week of October 24th

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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 . Piplup by  @manekipenguin Char-man-der by  @Jarzardart Galarian Rival Halloween by  @janis_igaderu Milo by  @avHYCcH3x80KCUE Sylveon and Goomy by  @Totennko Bulbasaur by  @danisartwork Indeedee by  @rceezus Butterfree by  @MacintyreDex Growlithe by  @nolemgren Swirlix and Slurpuff by  @_Tonestar_ Red and Mew by  @esasi8794 Cinccino by  @chitan4615 Heliolisk by  @Irischroma Calyrex by  @henryvargasart Galarian Fossil Pokémon by  @ariga_megamix

Pokémon Sword and Shield: Legendaries, Mythicals and Ultra Beasts in The Crown Tundra

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With the release of Pokémon Sword and Shield's second DLC Expansion The Crown Tundra, all previous Legendaries, Mythicals, and Ultra Beasts are now available in-game. This includes the new Mythical Pokémon Calyrex and the Legendaries Regieleki, Regidrago, Glastrier, and Spectrier. The big question is how do you get each of these Pokémon?

Pokemon GO: Darkrai in 5 Star Raids

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Darkrai is replacing Origin Forme Giratina in 5 Star Raids until November 5th. Along with Darkrai the current 1 and 3 Star Raids have also changed. Be sure to checkout the other events planned for Halloween .

Pokémon Center Christmas Merchandise

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The new Christmas items for 2020 have been revealed for Pokémon Centers in Japan. On Saturday, November 7th, "Pokémon Christmas Wonderland", a Christmas goods based on the concept of Pokémon playing in a mobile amusement park, will be available at the Pokémon Center! Items include a yellow Pikachu tree, Advent calendar, Greedant Ugly sweater, ornaments, plushies, art kits and an acrylic stands.

Pokémon Anime: Twilight Wings - The Gathering of Stars

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The Pokémon company has announce that the limited series; Pokémon Twilight Wings, will be getting a new Special Episode. The anime series focuses on the people and places of Galar and consisted of 7 episodes. The new episode is set in the Pokémon Sword and Shield's Expansion Pass and will be released on November 5th. Most episodes were only 6 minutes on average so unsure if this episode will be longer to cover both the Isle of Armor and the Crown Tundra. You can watch the current episodes now for free on YouTube .

Pokémon Sword and Shield: Phantom Pokémon Get Challenge

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Japan will be having a special campaign titled Phantom Pokémon Get Challenge. During this campaign players will have the opportunity to receive some Legendary and Mythical Pokémon.

Pokémon TCG: Shiny Star V Thwacky and Snom Revealed

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In today's Pokémon YouTube video two more Shiny Pokémon from the upcoming Japanese Sword and Shield Shiny Star V   (s4a) set were revealed. The newest cards are of Thwacky (204/190) and Snom (232/190)  along with a reprint of Turbo Patch (161/190) from Darkness Ablaze . We can assume that the full evolution line of Grookey and Rillaboom along with Frostmoth will also be released in Shiny form. Unlike the new Venusaur and Blastoise VMAX decks these are still part of the D format. Translation Credit to  @ToineLay

Pokémon Sword and Shield: Series 7 Eligible Pokémon and Tundra Tourney

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Series 7 starts October 31st and runs until January 31st. With the release of The Crown Tundra additional Pokémon will now be available to use in Online Completion. Eligible Pokémon Galar Pokédex 001-397 Isle of Armor Pokédex 001-210 Crown Tundra Pokédex: Raikou, Entei, Suicune, Treecko, Grovyle, Sceptile, Torchic, Combusken, Blaziken, Mudkip, Marshtomp, Swampert, Latias, Lastios, Uxie, Mespreit, Azelf, Heatran, Regigigas, Cresselia, Tornadus, Thunderus, Landorus, Rowlet, Dartrix, Decidueye, Litten, Torracat, Incineroar, Popplio, Brionne, Primarina, Tapu Koko, Tapu Lele, Tapu Bulu, Tapu Fini, Nihilego, Buzzwole, Pheromosa, Xurkitree, Celesteela, Kartana, Guzzlord, Poipole, Naganadel, Stakataka and Blacephalon Only Pokémon obtained in Pokémon Sword and Shield (caught, hatched, gifts) or those with the battle-ready symbol are eligible. Some special Pokémon are not permitted. Timers Battle Time: 20 Minutes Player Time: 7 Minutes Team Preview: 90 Seconds Turn Time: 45 Seconds Rewards Mast

Pokémon GO: November Schedule of Events

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Niantic has announced the upcoming November Schedule of events. Research Breakthrough November 1st to December 1st Togetic, the Happiness Pokémon, will be available as a Research Breakthrough encounter. Raids Legendary 5 Star Raids October 23rd to November 5th: Darkrai November 5th to November 16th: Lugia November 16th to November 24th: Terrakion, Cobalion, and Virizion November 24th to November 30th: Uxie, Mesprit, and Azelf Other Raids Each week in November, there’ll be a Raid Hour event on Wednesday at 6:00 p.m. local time featuring that week’s Legendary Raid Boss in five-star raids. Pokémon Spotlight Hours Pokémon Spotlight Hour will take place every Tuesday at 6:00 p.m. local time, and each hour will spotlight a different Pokémon and special bonus! November 3rd: Cubone and 2x Stardust for catching Pokémon November 10th: Jigglypuff and 2x XP for catching Pokémon November 17th: Meowth and 2x Candy for catching Pokémon November 24th: Barboach 2x Candy for transferring Pokémon Events

Pokémon TCG: Vivid Voltage Thank You Cards Revealed

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The Pokémon Company is sending special Thank You cards (Gracias in Spanish) to stores in the upcoming Pokémon TCG Vivid Voltage marketing kits. The cards were revealed by Sansang an Official League in Latin America. The cards are similar to the Galarian Zigzagoon card that came in the Darkness Ablaze marketing kit. These new cards however also have the Play! Pokémon Logo stamp.

Pokémon GO: Day of the Dead Event in Latin America

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Niantic has announced a new event in addition to the annual Halloween event in Pokémon GO. For Trainers in Latin America they will be able to participate in The Day of the Dead special event. The event will take place from November 1st to November 2nd.

Figma Pokémon Trainer Gloria Available for Pre-order

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The Newest Figma (Max Factory x Masaki Apsy) Figure Gloria from Pokémon Sword and Shield is available for pre-order. Japanese customers can order at the Pokémon Center Online, while US customers can order from Amazon Japan  for 9,900 yen  ($95 USD) . The figures are made to order, so only available for pre-order until October 25th and will be released June 2021.

Pokémon UNITE: New Pokémon and Purchase Costs Leaked

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A Spanish Twitter account CentroLeaks has revealed some new screenshots from the Chinese Beta for the upcoming Pokémon UNITE  have been revealed. The MOBA game is being developed for iOS, Android and the Nintendo Switch by TiMi Studio. There currently are no new details on the game's release date. This is Beta information and of course subject to change.

Pokémon Masters EX: Legendary Sync Pair Level Unlock Changes

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As a part of the Pokémon Masters EX update to Ver. 2.2.0 at the end of October, the following Sync Pairs will be able to obtain items needed to unlock level caps outside Legendary Events.

Pokémon Masters EX: Ice and Fighting Egg Event

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Pokémon Masters has started a new egg event featuring Ice and Fighting type Pokémon. In this event, you can receive eggs that will hatch into one of these two types and they have the chance of being one of four new Pokémon. The event will last until November 5th.

Pokémon GO: Galarian Ponyta Teaser

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When the Galarian Yamask teaser was made we mentioned that dataminers found assets for Galarian Ponyta, well today Niantic has been teasing a new "beautiful, colorful Pokémon". With these images you can clearly see the undeniable colors of Galarian Ponyta. When added to the game trainers will also be able to Evolve into Galarian Rapidash. This story will be updated when more information becomes available. Update With the release of  Pokémon Sword and Shield The Crown Tundra  Galarian Ponyta is now appearing in 1 Star Raids and Galarian Farfetch'd is also appearing in the wild. Galarian Ponyta can evolve into Galarian Rapidash for 50 Ponyta candies and Galarian Farfetch'd can evolve after making 10 Excellent Throws while it's your buddy along with 50 Farfetch'd Candy. Finally some new clothing has been added to the shop. These will only be available October 22nd to October 23rd and then will both be in 7 km eggs. "While exploring the world of Pokémon GO,

Pokémon GO: AR Field Research Tasks

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It has been a pretty busy day for Niantic first announcing the Verizon Special Event , then the Eggs Update , and now a new type of Field Research. The new AR Mapping tasks will be obtainable at certain PokéStops with a special design indicating that you’ll receive an AR Mapping task when you spin them.

Pokémon GO: Egg Updates

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Niantic has announced an update to the Pokémon that can be hatched from eggs. The following Pokémon are now hatching from Eggs, note that Pokémon that appear in the wild only in specific regions will hatch only from Eggs obtained in those regions;

Pokémon GO: Verizon Special Weekend in US

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A third Special Weekend has been announced for Pokémon GO. Previously announced were the 7-Eleven Event in Mexico and the Grubhub Event in the US. Now Verizon Wireless is having a Special Weekend of their own. Trainers will soon enjoy enhanced gameplay features (such as Verizon Sponsored PokéStops, Sponsored Gyms, and Sponsored Gifts) .

Kitan Club Pokémon Palette Color Collection Orange Revealed

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The next in the Kitan Pokémon Color Collection line has been revealed. Orange Pallet is the fifth in the series after Purple , Blue , Yellow , and Pink . The latest set will release in Japan on October 31st and can be found on eBay for $40 USD + Shipping .

Pokémon TCG: Exclusive Champion's Path Boxes Revealed

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There are some new Champion's Path products that most weren't aware of, unfortunately not everyone will be able to get them. These boxes are for the Portuguese Language markets including Brazil. Some regions are unable to sell certain types of items/promos in their products, or want to keep the costs lower and are given an alternative product, like the Zacian and Zamazenta Legendary Collections .

Pokémon Masters EX: Anniversary Art Contest Winners

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DeNA revealed the winners for their 1st Anniversary Art Contest for Pokémon Masters EX. There was 1 Grand Prize Winner, 4 Runner Ups and 1 Special Award. The Grand Prize was 20,000 gems, the runners-up won 10,000 gems, and 25 honorable mentions received 3,000 gems. The Special Award winner was decided after the original announcement and won 15,000 gems.