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One of the rarest Pokémon cards ever made just sold for $195,000

A Pokémon card was sold at auction for $US195,000 on October 23, based on an auction listing spotted by Kotaku. “Pikachu Illustrator” is considered the rarest Pokémon trading card in existence, and only 39 were produced back in 1998. The card features artwork by Pikachu’s creator Atsuko Nishida, and was […]
One of the rarest Pokémon cards ever made just sold for $195,000
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The Pokémon Company just announced a bunch of upcoming games and apps, including a new game called ‘Pokémon Sleep.’ Here’s everything else Pokémon fans have to look forward to.

The Pokémon Company held its annual press conference in Tokyo on May 29, announcing two new games and a pair of apps to help players further immerse themselves in the world of Pokémon. A sequel to “Detective Pikachu,” the 2016 game that inspired the movie, is coming to the Nintendo […]
The Pokémon Company just announced a bunch of upcoming games and apps, including a new game called ‘Pokémon Sleep.’ Here’s everything else Pokémon fans have to look forward to.
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‘What the hell is this thing?’: Designers on the new ‘Pokémon’ movie detail the bizarre process of translating cartoons into reality

A new, live-action Pokémon movie starring Pikachu arrives on Friday, named “Pokémon Detective Pikachu.” The movie transforms cartoon Pokémon into “real” creatures through the magic of visual effects. In an interview with Wired, the VFX production team related the hilarious challenges they faced in converting Pokémon from cartoons to reality […]
‘What the hell is this thing?’: Designers on the new ‘Pokémon’ movie detail the bizarre process of translating cartoons into reality
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How Pokémon were transformed into lifelike creatures for ‘Detective Pikachu’

Pokémon fans are getting excited for the upcoming movie, “Detective Pikachu,” and they can thank RJ Palmer for bringing the animated characters to life. Years ago, Palmer designed a series of realistic-looking Pokémon on DeviantArt, which were popular with fans of the series. The film’s production designer discovered Palmer’s work […]
How Pokémon were transformed into lifelike creatures for ‘Detective Pikachu’
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The first full Pokémon game on the Nintendo Switch is less than a week away — here’s everything you need to know about ‘Pokémon Let’s Go’

“Pokémon: Let’s Go” is the newest Pokémon role-playing game, and the first entry of the main series to arrive on the Nintendo Switch. Launching this November, “Pokémon: Let’s Go” presents a more interactive version of the Pokémon world, showing wild pokémon running around for the first time in a main-series […]
The first full Pokémon game on the Nintendo Switch is less than a week away — here’s everything you need to know about ‘Pokémon Let’s Go’
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The wait is finally over: Nintendo is making a Pokémon-themed Nintendo Switch console, and it’s just as adorable as you want it to be

Nintendo has a new Pokémon game headed to the Nintendo Switch this November. The game comes in two forms: “Pokémon: Let’s Go, Eevee!” and “Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu!” It’s an updated re-master of “Pokémon Yellow” that comes in two slightly different versions. Alongside the new game this November, Nintendo is […]
The wait is finally over: Nintendo is making a Pokémon-themed Nintendo Switch console, and it’s just as adorable as you want it to be
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What school buses look like in 12 countries around the world

School buses look different from country to country. They vary in size, shape, and durability, although in most places, school buses are required to be yellow. In some countries, school buses are a service reserved only for private school students. If you’ve never been to a school outside the United […]
What school buses look like in 12 countries around the world