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Next Pokemon TCG Expansion Revolves Around Pokemon Legends: Arceus

The Pokemon Company has revealed the next expansion for the Pokemon Trading Card Game. Dubbed Astral Radiance, the upcoming Sword & Shield expansion releases in May and hones in on the recently released Switch game Pokemon Legends: Arceus. The Astral Radiance expansion includes cards for various Hisuian forms introduced in Legends Arceus, including Decidueye, Typhlosion, […]

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Pokemon Legends Arceus review: A breath of fresh air, once you get past the tutorials

I’ve got a big confession to make… I don’t really like Pokemon games. I’ve always liked the concept of “catching them all”, I used to watch the cartoon series with Ash, Misty and Brock, and I love Pokemon Go (even though Mewtwo continues to elude me). But as for the mainline Pokemon games, I’ve always […]

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Cherrim Should Now Be Easier To Catch In Pokemon Legends: Arceus

The first post-launch patch for Pokemon Legends: Arceus has arrived, bringing with it fixes for a number of glitches that have made life difficult for Arceus players. Chief among these: an issue where Cherrim would become uncatchable if it changed forms during a battle has now been fixed. Prior to the 1.0.2 patch, the cute […]

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How to Get Razor Claw in Pokemon Legends: Arceus

Pokemon Legends: Arceus reimagines Sneasel as a Fighting/Poison hybrid with a brand-new evolution to boot. Sneasler, its Hisuian evolution, reflects its type change with its ability to scale steep landscapes across the different regions. However, it still uses the same evolution item as Sneasels of the future: the Razor Claw. This mysterious claw evolves Hisuian […]

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Pokemon Legends: Arceus: Alpha Pokemon Explained

Pokemon come in many shapes and sizes, especially in Pokemon Legends: Arceus. This open-world Pokemon spinoff incorporates a variety of Pokemon ranging from teeny-tiny to elephantine. Alpha Pokemon just happen to be the largest of them all, and the game recognizes them as such with the special name. Naturally, because alphas are new to the […]

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‘Pokémon Legends Arceus’ sells 6.5 million copies worldwide in seven days

Pokémon Legends: Arceus has sold 6.5 million copies after just one week on sale, making it one of the fastest-selling Switch games yet, Nintendo announced. If the official figures hold up, the game will have outsold both Pokémon Sword and Shield and Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl, both of which sold 6 million copies […]

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How to complete Big Buizel, Little Buizel request in Pokemon Legends: Arceus

“Big Buizel, Little Buizel” is one of the most frustrating requests in Pokemon Legends: Arceus, mostly because of how simple it seems yet how tedious it can actually be. It doesn’t help that it’s one of the earliest requests in the game. Dorian, a red-robed guardsman, asks the player for a Buizel taller than his. […]

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Pokemon Legends: Arceus Has Been Updated To Version 1.0.1, Here Are The Full Patch Notes

It’s not even out yet. We’re still a day out from the release of Pokémon Legends: Arceus and this new entry already has its very first update. This patch bumps the title up to Version 1.0.1 and apparently fixes some problems for a better gaming experience. Nintendo or the Pokémon Company haven’t shared any information […]

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Pokémon Legends: Arceus Tops Amazon’s “Best Sellers” Chart, Unsurprisingly

Physical copies have also sold out in some regions. Ahead of the arrival of Pokémon Legends: Arceus on the Switch tomorrow, the game has already sold out in certain parts of the world on Amazon. On both the US and UK Amazon webpages, physical copies of the game are temporarily out of stock. Even digital […]

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Talking Point: Do You Consider Pokémon Legends: Arceus To Be A Mainline Title?

It doesn’t even have two parallel versions! Let’s get this out of the way, first: Pokémon Legends: Arceus is, canonically, a mainline Pokémon game. Serebii master Joe Merrick confirmed as much late last year: As he puts it in another tweet, “it is not a spin-off… It’s no more a spin-off than Super Mario Galaxy […]