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Pokémon Sword and Shield

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Attendees at E3 have gotten the chance to experience a demo version of Pokémon Sword and Shield and spotted some new portable atrocities to be encapsulated en-masse.

Ones who just can't seem to keep their tongues in their mouths apparently.

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The first is Yamper, an Electric-type Pokémon based on a Corgi - because a UK-based region without a Corgi is as unthinkable as a US-based region without a terribly stereotypical eagle. It was confirmed to have Play Rough, Spark, Crunch and Wild Charge in its move pool, and to have a new ability called Ball Fetch - which, if Yamper isn't already holding an item, fetches the first Pokéball thrown in the encounter that failed to capture its target.

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The second is Impidimp, a truly ridiculous cartoon-goblin-looking Dark/Fairy Pokémon which has been shown to know the moves Assurance, Sucker Punch and Play Rough.

So far, that's all we know about them, but we...
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During Nintendo's Treehouse Live after their E3 Direct gameplay was shown off for the up-coming Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield games. The segment of gameplay was from the Wild Area where we could see Pokémon roaming around and the weather changing (which also affects the weather conditions in battle).

You can check out the footage for yourself after the jump and we've also detailed anything of note mentioned throughout the video!
Just a quick heads up that the official Pokémon Twitter account has confirmed that today's Nintendo E3 Direct, happening at 9 AM PST (or 5 PM BST if you're in the UK), will contain news for Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield.

What will be revealed is anyone's guess. Maybe we'll see a new Pokémon or two, the starting area town, or a slightly deeper look at the games overall?

Whatever the case, if you're a Pokémon fan or just a Nintendo fan in general, it'll be worth tuning in to see all of the latest Nintendo news. You can find a video for today's upcoming Nintendo Direct (and today's Treehouse E3 coverage, which will follow directly after the E3 Direct) below:


If anything of interest does drop in the Nintendo E3 Direct, we'll be sure to let you know later today!
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Somehow, yes, it's that time again. The games industry's biggest annual event is here: E3 2019.

Our sister site GameCrash will be covering every big stream and conference with predictions and roundups before and after. While there's also a handy schedule of the entire week's biggest events and an easy, convenient way to watch all of them live: https://gamecrash.co.uk/category/e3-2019/ (E3 2019 Archives - GameCrash)

So far we've had:

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Finally, after months of waiting, theorising and debating, we now have the first real details about Pokémon Sword and Shield! Today's Pokémon Direct dished the dirt on several new Pokémon, some new features and, of course, the release date: 15th November worldwide! Here's our full roundup of everything announced today:
New Pokémon:
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Gossifleur
Category: Flowering Pokémon
Type: Grass
Height: 1′4″
Weight: 4.9 lbs.
Ability: Cotton Down / Regenerator

Gossifleur prefers land with clear water and air. Its pollen has a healing effect and is commonly used as a folk medicine remedy and made into a tea given to children in the Galar region when they are ill. Gossifleur travels over long distances by getting blown along by the wind. It controls the direction of its travels by twisting its body and petals.

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Eldegoss
Category: Cotton Bloom...
Today the latest Pokémon Direct was streamed and brought with it a new trailer for Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield.


If you missed the Direct then you can watch it in the video above, but if you just want to see the latest trailer then you can click through to find it!
It has been awhile since we've had any news on the latest Pokémon games, Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield but tomorrow we should have a hefty dose of information thanks to a new Pokémon Direct!
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Pokémon Sword and Shield could be the best and most disappointing Pokémon games yet
"Although we loved what we saw in the Pokémon Sword and Shield reveal, there's a disappointing lack of any sign that the Pokémon series itself will be evolving any time soon."

Read the latest opinion piece on Pokémon Sword and Shield from @DoctorOak at our sister site: GameCrash.co.uk
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Happy Pokemon Day, folks! In celebration of the release of the first generation of Pokemon Games 23 years ago today, Nintendo and The Pokemon Company have finally lifted the lid on this year's brand new, 8th Generation of Pokemon games: Pokemon Sword and Shield.

Set in the Galar region - ostensibly based off of Great Britain (pretty much just England though, really) - the first brand new Pokemon games for the Nintendo Switch really put the system to work in bringing this new region to life. Galar is an expansive region with diverse environments— an idyllic countryside, contemporary cities, thick forest, and craggy, snow-covered mountains. In what's presumably a nod to a combination of classic Northern English cities and London, there's also a quite industrial feel to certain areas of the game, too. Something that's quite unique to a series that's either very naturalistic or very futuristic in its settings.​
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