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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: New Kadabra Cards Allowed In Future Sets

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Illusionist Uri Gellar gives Nintendo and The Pokémon Company permission to use the name Kadabra on Pokémon TCG cards again.

Pokémon TCG: Umbreon and Espeon Collector's Pin Packs

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A new product was found at Target by @TCGFunhouse . These new Pin Collections include two booster packs and a Collector's Pin featuring either Umbreon or Espeon for $9.99 USD.

New Pokémon Fluffy Hugging Plush Line

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The Pokémon Center in Japan will be releasing a new line of Plush called "Fluffy Hugging" on December 10th. No word if these will be available in on the US and Canada sites but international customers can always get them first on Amazon Japan  on December 12th.

Pokémon Café Mix: Special Customer Dragonite Returning

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It was only a matter of time that a Special Customer Pokémon would return to the Café. The first to return will be Dragonite on December 2nd and will visit the Café until December 16th.

Pokémon TCG: Blastoise VMAX and Venusaur VMAX Deck Lists

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The Full Deck Lists for the previously announced Blastoise VMAX and Venusaur VMAX Decks have been revealed. Included is a new Professor's Research (Juniper) and Zarude will have a non-V card.

Pokémon Masters EX: Holiday Scout and Returning Sync Pairs

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After the massive information provided by DeNA about Gloria & Zacian coming to Pokémon Masters, the continued gifting us with upcoming Sync Pair Scouts.

Pokémon Masters EX: Goria & Zacian Sync Pair and Special Events

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DeNA teased of Sync Pairs from the Galar region were coming to Pokémon Masters. The Sword and Shield female character player 5★ Gloria & Zacian will be arriving November 29th. The official tweet with the trailer can be viewed below.

Pokémon GO: December Schedule of Events

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Niantic has announced the upcoming December Schedule of events. Research Breakthrough December 1st to January 1st either Lapras or Unovan Darumaka will be the reward in Research Breakthrough encounters, and catching either will reward bonus XP. Raids Legendary 5 Star Raids Each week in December, 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. December 1st to January 1st: Kyurem Regirock, Registeel, Regice Weekends Mega Raids Update 11/27/2020 Niantic has updated details regarding Mega Raids. Mega Blastoise, Mega Charizard Y, Mega Pidgeot, and Mega Houndoom will all be leaving Mega Raids. Mega Raids will only be featuring Mega Charizard X, Mega Gengar and Mega Abomasnow starting December 1st. December 1st: Mega Abomasnow will be replacing Mega Blastoise. Mega Blastoise will be appearing more frequently in Mega Raids until December 1st. Normal Raids Update 11/30/2020 Niantic teased over the last few days

Zavvi x Pokémon Manga Inspired Shoes and Shirts Revealed

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Zavvi has announced a collaboration with Pokémon to release a shoe featuring a manga style art of Pikachu. 

Pokémon TCG: Black Friday Deals

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Target , GameStop ,  Walmart , and the Pokémon Center have had a few Special Boxes release before Black Friday. These boxes have featured older packs and promo items, at normally a discount. A few more of these boxes have shown up in stores and in Black Friday ads. A shopper at Walmart took a picture of a new Collection featuring a Jumbo Card, Promo Card and 3 older booster packs. From the photo we can see a Marshadow GX, Alolan Raichu, Silvally GX, Tapu Koko GX. These are the boxes that were released in  Europe  in 2017 instead of our Figure and Pin Collections. The boxes are priced at $7.47 (normally $14.99) . The GameStop Black Friday Ad lists a Legends of Johto Collection. The box features repackaged items from the Collector’s Pin 3-Pack Blisters of Raikou, Entei, or Suicune from 2017 (which also became in-stock on the Pokémon Center this week) . The box is on sale for $24.99 (normally $49.99) from the 27th-29th. Target will be offering their normal $9.99 Tins (normally $19.99

Pokémon Masters EX: Reward and Stamina Updates

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DeNA has announced changes to some of the Stamina and Rewards in their Message from the Team vol. 15. These changes include adjusting the amount of rewards and increasing rewards to assist players just starting the game.

Pokémon Center Galarian Meowth, Perrserker and Applin Plush

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Pokémon Center Exclusive Plush of Galarian Meowth, Galarian Perrserker and Applin were revealed today.

Pokémon TCG: Single Strike/Rapid Strike and Matchless Fighter Information

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Additional information was revealed today from the promo image for the January 22nd Sword and Shield TCG set; Single Strike Master (S5i) and Rapid Strike Master (S5r) , along with the Dummy pack art for the March set Matchless Fighter (S5a) .

Pokémon TCG: V Star Trademark Filed

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A new trademark labeled V STAR has been filed by The Pokémon Company in Japan for an upcoming TCG set.

Pokémon Masters EX: Cynthia and Steven Poké Fair Scout

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A new Poké Fair Scout featuring 5★ Cynthia & Garchomp and 5★ Steven & Metagross has been added to Pokémon Masters EX. The Scout is available from November 22nd to December 13th.

Pokémon Masters EX: Special Log-in Bonus

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DeNA has added a new login bonus to Pokémon  Masters EX, that will reward players up to 500 Gems for logging in for 7 days.

Pokémon Masters EX: 5★ Select Special Scout

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A new Special 5★ Select Scout has been added to Pokémon Masters EX until December 7th.

Pokémon Masters EX: Blissful Bonanza Daily Challenge

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DeNA has added a new Daily Event to Pokémon Masters EX called Blissful Bonanza. Complete this mode to earn a total of 1000 Gems and 5★ Guaranteed Scout Tickets. The event runs until November 30th.