Almost A Year Later, Pokémon X & Y's Ghost Girl Is Still A Mystery

Pokémon X & Y are rather happy-go-lucky games—that is, with the exception of a mysterious ghost girl that managed to freak players out last November. You'd think that by now, almost a year after her discovery, we'd know what her deal is...but no. She's still somewhat of an enigma. » 10/15/14 4:53pm 10/15/14 4:53pm

One Of The Worst Pokémon Games Is Getting Remade, And It Looks Good

If we absolutely had to pick the worst Pokémon game, I wouldn't blame anyone for putting Pokémon Ruby and Sapphire high on the list. Don't get me wrong—I love those games to death, they defined a chunk of my childhood. But looking back, even I can admit that Ruby and Sapphire aren't exactly the best entries in the… » 10/14/14 12:31pm 10/14/14 12:31pm

The Guy Who Hunts The Rarest Pokémon of Them All

Not all Pokémon are created equal. Some legendary Pokémon, like Groudon and Kyogre, feature more prominently in the games' stories. Other Pokémon, like Garchomp, have superior stats. And some, like Lucario, are fan favorites. None of those, however, are as coveted as the fabled Shiny Pokémon. » 9/03/14 5:25pm 9/03/14 5:25pm

Meet The People Who Are Pokémon Gym Leaders In Real Life

Every Pokémon journey has the same goal: become strong enough to take on and defeat gym leaders, Pokémon's version of boss battles. What if you could actually fight your way through a real Pokemon league? And what if this League was actually better than the ones found in the games? » 8/21/14 5:09pm 8/21/14 5:09pm

Mega Slowbro Leaks, Is The Best Mega Pokémon

According to Pokémon news website Serebii, earlier today the official Korean Pokémon website uploaded pictures of two surprising mega Pokémon: Mega Slowbro, and Mega Audino (pictured above). While the images are no longer on the Korean website, the internet was quick to save the pictures—and have taken to social… » 8/12/14 3:23pm 8/12/14 3:23pm

Pokemon is a Science Fiction Franchise


When you think of science fiction and video games, there are a few obvious titles which jump out, Halo, Mass Effect, Half-Life, or Fallout being just a few examples. There is, however, an extremely famous series of JRPGs, which I would argue have a ton of science fiction influences, most of which have somehow flown… » 3/06/14 1:40pm 3/06/14 1:40pm