A set of trailers has been released for Pokémon-themed fishing lures

In celebration of the Pokemon franchise's 25th anniversary, The Pokemon Company has decided to team up with a Japanese fishing company by the name of DUO to create some special Pokemon-themed lures. At the moment, there are two lures: a Pikachu one and a Kygore one. They can be viewed in the trailers above.

Monolith Soft looking to hire new graduates for multiple positions

The next generation of Monolith Soft

Monolith Soft is once again looking to bring some fresh faces onto their team. The company has shared their interest in hiring some new graduates for a series of positions. They're looking to get in on the hiring spree early, as they're targeting March 2022 graduates, and they want them for the following roles.

- Programmer (Tokyo)
- Planner (Tokyo)
- Designer (Tokyo)
- Designer (Kyoto)

Reminder: Playing With Power: The Nintendo Story documentary available to stream on Crackle starting today

A 5-part docuseries

After a few months of promotion, the documentary "Playing With Power: The Nintendo Story" is finally available to stream. You can watch the entire 5-part series over on Crackle, which you don't have to pay for, and you don't even need an account to stream. All you have to do is click here and start watching! You can read a recap for Playing With Power: The Nintendo Story below.

How did Nintendo go from niche playing card company to global juggernaut of gaming? This Crackle Original series brings together the creators of Video Games: The Movie and Executive Producer Sean Astin to pull back the curtain on the famously secretive company. The electrifying story is presented by an ensemble of Nintendo personnel, celebrity icons and industry veterans, including Wil Wheaton (Star Trek: The Next Generation), Alison Haislip (Robot Chicken), Reggie Fils-Aimé (Nintendo Direct) and Xbox’s Phil Spencer.

Pokémon: Advanced Battle Episodes Being Added to Pokémon TV March 5th, 2021

More from Ash, May, Brock, and Max!

The Pokemon TV app continues to expand with classic content, and the next wave is set for March 5th, 2201. Pokemon: Advanced Battle episodes are on the way, and you can read more about them below.

The Hoenn region continues to be chock-full of incredible trials and tribulations as Ash, May, Brock, and Max continue their adventure in Pokémon: Advanced Battle, which arrives on Pokémon TV this Friday. In this eighth season of Pokémon the Series, Ash battles to earn his final two Gym badges so he can secure himself a spot in the Hoenn League, while May continues entering Pokémon Contests as she works her way towards the Hoenn Grand Festival. And of course, Team Magma and Team Aqua become an even greater threat as they awaken the Legendary Pokémon Groudon and Kyogre. Our heroes can't remain in the Hoenn region forever, though. After all the excitement, Ash and Pikachu return to the Kanto region, where they reunite with old friends!

Polish studio Forever Entertainment teams up with Square Enix to develop multiple remakes

Forever Entertainment, a Polish studio known for making the Panzer Dragoon remake, has announced that they have entered into an agreement with Square Enix to collaborate with the company to develop more remakes. Square Enix is looking to create more remakes based on their Japan IP, and Forever Entertainment will receive 50% of all revenue earned on these games. Forever Entertainment and Square Enix have yet to reveal what these games are and how may games they shall develop together.

The current voice of Tails says she's not done with the role yet

More Tails to tell

We learned recently that Colleen O’Shaughnessey, the voice of Tails, wouldn't be lending her talents to the upcoming animated series, Sonic Prime. Many worried it was the end of the road for O’Shaughnessey as the character, but it appears that's not the case.

Colleen took to Twitter to reply to a fan who said they were sad to see her leave the role. She replied by saying that she's not done with the Tails character just yet, but didn't mention what else she'd be involved with. You'd have to imagine Colleen is voicing the character for another game, but only time will tell.

More artists and new details on Pokemon Co.'s P25 Music project revealed

Music to our ears!

Pokemon Co.'s P25 Music celebration kicked off yesterday with a 15-minute virtual concert from Post Malone. We learned a few weeks back that Katy Perry would be joining in on the concert fun as well, but it seems Pokemon Co. has even more artists lined up. We now know that J Balvin is going to be involved at some point, but we're not sure when we'll get to see his performance. Along with that, another surprise artist will be revealed in the coming weeks.

Pokemon Co. is also working on a P25 Music album that's set to release in Fall 2021. This will include 14 different tracks from 11 artists, and will likely feature music that is featured during the virtual concerts.

Mortal Kombat movie trailer receives over 116 million views in its first week, becoming the biggest "red band" trailer of all-time

Well that bodes well for the box office!

If the numbers online are anything to go by, people are extremely eager to see the new Mortal Kombat movie.

A week after its release, Warner Bros. has announced that the debut trailer for Mortal Kombat has reached over 116 million views worldwide. That's a staggering amount of eyes on the film, many of which were watching to see just how R-rated this take would be.

The trailer was a "Red Band" trailer, which means it wasn't censored as a trailer normally would be for theater/TV distribution. That 116 million views figure helped make this the biggest Red Band trailer of all-time!

Dedenne tops Pokemon Co.'s Pokemon popularity Twitter poll

Dedenne did it!

For the last few days, Pokemon Co. has been running a poll in Japan via Twitter. The poll aimed to get people voting on their favorite Pokemon. Believe it or not, over a million votes were cast, and now we know who the top 3 Pokemon are.

Dedenne beat out all the other Pokemon to take the top spot, gathering over 69k votes. Cinccino took a very strong second place, amassing over 54k votes. The top 3 is rounded out by Sableye, making for a trio that many wouldn't expect to lead the pack.

If you want to see the Pokemon that filled out the top 10, you can get that breakdown below.

4. Snivy
5. Magnemite
6. Swadloon
7. Pikachu
8. Buzzswole
9. Oshawott
10. Flygon

Listen to Post Malone's Pokemon collaboration song, "Only Wanna Be With You (Pokémon 25 Version)"

In celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Pokemon franchise, The Pokemon Company International has teamed up with singer Post Malone to create special commemoratory music. Post Malone has created a pop song that samples music from Pokemon Gold & Silver, and the song is now available on music-streaming services.


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