• Pokemon Scarlet and Violet Saw Highest Ever Pre-Order Sales for the Franchise

    12 days ago - By Gaming Bolt

    For as long as they've been around, new mainline Pokemon titles have been guaranteed sellers, so there was never any doubt in anyone's minds that Pokemon Scarlet and Violet, which launched a couple of days ago , would also sell gangbusters, especially given how well the series has consistently sold on the Nintendo Switch.
    While Nintendo and The Pokemon Company yet to reveal concrete launch sales numbers for the RPG duo, we do know that where pre-order numbers are concerned, they're off to a predictably solid start. As reported by Oricon , at a recent event celebrating their launch, The...
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  • Pokémon Scarlet and Violet gives us our 1000th pocket monster, for better or worse

    Pokémon Scarlet and Violet gives us our 1000th pocket monster, for better or worse

    12 days ago - By VG 247

    Pokémon Scarlet and Violet are here, and with this latest generation comes the 1000th Pokémon and there's definitely going to be a Marmite situation going on here.
    Obviously a spoiler ahead for the 1000th Pokémon, as it hasn't officially been revealed yet.
    Look, I'm not that old. I'm slightly too young for the original Red and Blue, even Gold and Silver, but I'm that ripe age to have grown up with Ruby and Sapphire, a simpler time where there were only 386 Pokémon. But that was literally 20 years ago, and now there's a thousand of the blighters, which is slightly existentially terrifying...
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