Pokémon Battles Can Be Pretty Messed Up

When you're on a route or a patch of grass battling a wild Pokémon, encounters probably don't seem like a big deal. At best, battles against easy enemies are experience fodder. At worst, they're an annoyance. If you stop and think about what you're really doing, however, things can get pretty dark! » 3/26/15 4:00pm 3/26/15 4:00pm

Twitch Plays Pokémon Somehow Caught Them All

All 151 original monsters have now been caught by thousands of players controlling a single game of Pokémon on Twitch. It's the sort of impressive feat that most Pokémon players will never accomplish, despite having full control of the game. » 3/23/15 2:24pm 3/23/15 2:24pm

The Two-Year-Old Pokémon Card Thief

How To Dress Like A Pokémon (Without Using Pyjamas)

Faust & Company specialise in masks, especially ones made out of neoprene, one of cosplay's best friends. This one is called "Dragon Skull", but that's just for copyright reasons: it's really just a nice and adult way for you to dress like a Pokémon. » 3/05/15 9:32pm 3/05/15 9:32pm

How To Spot A Pokémon Trainer At School

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Reminder: Claim Your Free Legendary Pokémon This Weekend

Good news, folks who are playing Pokémon Omega Ruby or Alpha Sapphire. There's a free legendary 'mon with your name on it right now. » 2/28/15 4:44pm 2/28/15 4:44pm

Tiny Felt Pokémon Contain Weaponized Levels of Cute

They're round, they're small, they're fluffy, they're based on cute fictional monsters, and they're smiling. Yep, that's a deadly combo alright. » 2/27/15 11:36am 2/27/15 11:36am

Why Ash from Pokémon Isn't Dead Yet

How To Hack Your Own Pokémon

UPDATE 3/4: Unfortunately, this has now been patched out on the 3DS! You can still do it if you don't update, but it means not being able to play online. » 2/26/15 5:00pm 2/26/15 5:00pm

Pokémon Coloring Books Make for Terrifying Doodles

You'd think that if a talented artist got ahold of Pokémon coloring books, the result would undoubtedly be beautiful pictures. You, then, would be wrong. » 2/25/15 3:46pm 2/25/15 3:46pm

Giving Yourself Hacked Pokémon Just Got Way Easier

UPDATE 3/4: Unfortunately, this has now been patched out on the 3DS! You can still do it if you don't update, but it means not being able to play online. » 2/23/15 1:30pm 2/23/15 1:30pm

How Pokémon Are Actually Caught

We're trying something a little different today on Fine Art. Instead of showcasing the work of someone who makes games, we're looking at the art of someone who works around games. » 2/19/15 9:54pm 2/19/15 9:54pm

How to Beat up Pokémon in Japanese Arcades

The new Pokémon fighting game, Pokkén Tournament is hitting arcades in Japan this summer, and a new trailer is out to offer new details, including a breakdown of the controls. » 2/19/15 12:12pm 2/19/15 12:12pm

Pokémon With Microtransactions Is Just As Bad As It Sounds

Nintendo released a new Pokémon spin-off on the 3DS eShop today called Pokémon Shuffle. You can download it right now if you want to, because it's free. But just because it's free doesn't make the game worth your time. » 2/18/15 6:30pm 2/18/15 6:30pm