1. This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn More.

Random Stuff

Viewing only articles categorized with "Random Stuff".

Sword_And_Shieldachu.png
It's that time again! March 17th is here, and that means we've officially completed another revolution around the sun.

Things have been pretty busy for all of us - and so we haven't really had the chance to put together anything particularly special this year (as you can probably tell by the fact we took this long to even make a post about it!). But nonetheless, existing for 16 years is an achievement of its own right - and with a new generation of Pokémon games just around the corner, we will probably have some interesting things in store this year regardless.
The official Pokémon Twitter account has confirmed that a new Pokémon Direct will be released tomorrow.


While no other details have been revealed the it seems likely that the direct will consist of 8th generation reveal, especially given this in celebration of Pokémon Day. Will we finally see the forthcoming Switch game? Well you better tune in to find out!
Charms_Day_15_Quiz.png
As we're celebrating our big ol' 15th anniversary today, we've put together something special for the occasion: a Pokécharms 15th Anniversary Quiz Game!

Head on over to the website Quizizz.com/join and enter the game code 114413 to play the quiz. We have 15 questions lined up for you all about the staff of Pokécharms, our various site features, and Pokécharms' history.

Once you've entered the game code on Quizizz, choose a nickname to take the quiz. Be sure to use your Pokécharms username so that we can recognize who you are! You may be rewarded for your efforts. Read on to find out more!...
CharmsDay15.png
March 17th, 2018 marks the date in which we officially celebrate 15 years of being crazy and proud! This is quite the major milestone, and you can be certain that many of us have had something to say about it. So without further ado, I'll let the rest of staff speak for themselves.

Read more...
Magikarp Jump Logo.png
Earlier this week a brand new mobile game, Magikarp Jump, was released in Italy for iOS and Android. Today the game has finally been released in the US and the UK, as well as elsewhere across the globe.
iwata-wave.jpg

We woke up to the news this morning that Nintendo President, Satoru Iwata, has unfortunately passed away during the weekend. Losing a battle with a rare and aggressive form of bile duct cancer that he has been struggling with for over a year.

Iwata’s contribution to the video game industry is practically immeasurable. Even before he was running the most recognisable and most cherished video game company in the world, he was a leading developer on the ground floor of some of Nintendo’s biggest hits and possessed a rare natural ability that would have made him one of the greatest forces in the industry whether or not he was in the top chair.

Born in Sapporo, Japan in 1959, Iwata’s very first game was a baseball game he programmed onto a pocket calculator at school, demonstrating early on the uncanny ability at programming and problem solving that would be seen throughout his career at Nintendo.

From there, he entered the Tokyo...
[So, this is a community project that took off on the forums a few days ago to Wonder Trade Halloween-themed Pokémon - it's a great idea, so I'll let Ruko explain more... -Teapot]

So, @DoggyEars had an idea to catch up as many Pumpkaboo as she can, give them rare candy and then Wonder-Trade them on Halloween. I've decided to follow suit and do the same thing and thought I'd post here to see if anyone else would like to join us, or perhaps just try to get a hold of one on halloween :)

At the moment we're thinking about nicknaming them, but don't have any particularly good ideas - if you can come up with any, feel free to post suggestions or even take from the suggestion pool to nickname your own.

Name suggestions I've liked:
Jack
Candy
Boo
Ichabod
Grim
Salem
Sweets

THREAD HIGHLIGHTS

Quick poll for anyone who has an interest in the Flash Challenges I regularly post on the front page, just to help me give you topics that are best for you guys to work with. If you're interested in the challenges, click inside. :)
A.jpg
Now that we’ve gotten into September and the release of Pokémon Omega Ruby and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire isn’t that far away video games stores across the world have been revealing the pre-order bonuses being offered for the two games. We’ve decided to round it all up in one handy article for you so you have an idea of what’s on offer. You can find out more after the cut!
Pokemon Monopoly.jpg
Once upon a time, in the depths of the late 90s, Pokemon and Mr Monopoly had a mutually beneficial baby and it's name was, predictably, Monopoly: Pokemon Edition. It was fairly succesful, and has since gone on to be an actually quite expensive piece of Pokemon tat for collectors.​

QEOxRUC.jpg

Following on from the announcement of a Legend of Zelda version of Monopoly, however, Monopoly and Pokemon are back together and riding the nostalgia train all the way back to the 90s with Monopoly: Pokemon Kanto Edition. This time, instead of the generic anime artwork, however, the official artwork from the Fire Red and Leaf Green games takes...