Throwback Thursday: Pokemon Pearl

Happy Thursday, happy last day of Pokemon Month, and happy last day of August! Wow, now that we got that out of the way…   Pokemon Pearl originally came out for the Nintendo DS on September 28, 2006. I can’t remember if I got the game for Christmas or if I bought it myself when […]

Character Spotlight: Brock

Happy Tuesday! August is coming to an end, which means Pokemon Month is ending as well. So, I thought I’d talk about a character we all know and love.   Brock first appeared in Pokemon Red and Blue (1996) as Pewter City’s gym leader. He also appeared in the first season of the anime. He […]

Pokemon Stadium Memories

Title: Pokemon Stadium Company: Nintendo Console: Nintendo 64 Release Date: February 29, 2000 – NA How we got the game: We bought it Pokemon Stadium was revolutionary for us Pokemon fans back in the day. To be able to have Pokemon battles on the big screen of a television — in 3D models, no less — was amazing! […]

Flashback Friday: Pokemon Ranch

To start to close out Pokemon Month, this month’s Flashback Friday is celebrating a non-traditional Pokemon game — Pokemon Ranch!   Pokemon Ranch was a WiiWare game developed by the Ambrella and was released for the download service in 2008. The game was compatable with the Diamond and Pearl versions of the core Pokemon game […]

Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Sky [Game Review]

Title: Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Sky Company: Nintendo  Console: Nintendo DS Release Date: September 13, 2007 How we got the game: I bought it I had played the original Mystery Dungeon games for the Gameboy Advance, so when they came out with more, I had to get them.Explorers of Sky is played very similarly to all the […]

Gamestop Pokemon Haul

This past weekend, we went over to Gamestop to spend money. Being Pokemon Month, we scoured the store for all sorts of Pokemon goodies, having fun in the process and probably amusing the workers. There wasn’t that big of a selection, but we each got a little plushie, Rachel got some Pokemon cards, and I […]

Top Tuesday: Favorite Legendary Pokemon

Happy Tuesday! It’s time for another quick top list. Who’s your favorite legendary Pokemon? 5. Latios & Latias Right away, I’m cheating. But Latios and Latias are a set, so I’d be crazy to just list one of them. Both Dragon- and Psychic-types from the Hoenn region and star in the Pokemon: Heroes movie, which […]

Pokemon Nuzlockes

When Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon are released later this year, there will be nearly 30 core Pokemon games. While these games grant the player the ability to explore an entire region with whatever Pokemon teams they can imagine, sometimes the usual “defeat-the-bad-guys-and-become-the-champion” plot line can get a bit old. To alleviate that, there are some […]

Pokemon Anime

During this month, Rachel and I have been watching some of the Pokemon anime that’s available on Netflix, especially the original series. The anime is over 20 years old, having first aired in April 1997. I remember first watching the series when I was only in fourth grade and eventually coaxing Rachel into watching it […]

Friday Favorites: Rivals

Hello, everyone! The Pokemon games boast adventure for your little character as you explore and grow with your team of Pokemon. Battling is a sure way for your Pokemon to grow, and what’s better than having someone — friend or not — always be lurking around the corner to compare your teams’ strength? This week, […]