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Switch History: The Software Updates of Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield

Welcome to Switch History, the feature series dedicated to rounding up the software updates for some of Nintendo’s biggest Switch games. In today’s piece, we’re highlighting the updates for 2019’s Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield: Update History: Ver. 1.3.2 (Released May 11, 2021) Ver. 1.3.1 (Released December 21, 2020) Ver. 1.3.0 (Released October 22, 2020)… View Article
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KIBO Pikachu

[Guide] How To Get KIBO Pikachu in Pokémon Sword & Shield

The Pokémon Company held a special livestream in collaboration with the International space station today. The Space Sunrise Live livestream took part in space and was coordinated to see in the new year. During the livestream, Pokémon like Rayquaza could be seen floating around above the Earth via augmented reality. This wasn’t the only thing… View Article
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[Guide] How to Transfer from Pokémon GO to Pokémon HOME

Pokémon (finally) GO HOME!   After months of waiting, the end is within sight as the ability to transfer Pokémon from Pokémon GO to Pokémon HOME is finally here…for the players who are Level 24 and above. The option will become available for all players soon enough and in the meantime, to transfer players will… View Article
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[Feature] Who’s that Pokémon? It’s Ice Rider Calyrex, the High King Pokémon!

Now that The Crown Tundra is out in the wild and ready for Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield Expansion Pass holders to enjoy and explore, a couple more details have been shared on a few more new Pokémon players can expect to encounter. So join us as we welcome back “Who’s That Pokémon?” and this time,… View Article
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[Feature] Who’s that Pokémon? It’s Shadow Rider Calyrex, the High King Pokémon!

Now that The Crown Tundra is out in the wild and ready for Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield Expansion Pass holders to enjoy and explore, a couple more details have been shared on a few more new Pokémon players can expect to encounter. So join us as we welcome back “Who’s That Pokémon?” and this time,… View Article
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[Feature] Who’s that Pokémon? It’s Glastrier, the Wild Horse Pokémon!

Now that The Crown Tundra is out in the wild and ready for Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield Expansion Pass holders to enjoy and explore, a couple more details have been shared on a few more new Pokémon players can expect to encounter. So join us as we welcome back “Who’s That Pokémon?” and this time,… View Article
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[Feature] Who’s that Pokémon? It’s Spectrier, the Swift Horse Pokémon!

Now that The Crown Tundra is out in the wild and ready for Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield Expansion Pass holders to enjoy and explore, a couple more details have been shared on a few more new Pokémon players can expect to encounter. So join us as we welcome back “Who’s That Pokémon?” and this time,… View Article
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[Review] Pokémon Sword & Shield + Expansion Pass (Nintendo Switch)

Developer: GAME FREAK Inc. Publisher: Nintendo Platform: Nintendo Switch Version Reviewed: eShop download (Pokémon Shield) Category: Role-Playing No. of Players: up to 4 players Release Date: November 06, 2020 (Worldwide) Price: $89.99 USD A Triumphant return to Galar as we revisit our previous review for Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield and give it a well-needed update as we… View Article
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[Feature] Who’s that Pokémon? It’s Gigantamax Melmetal, the Hex Nut Pokémon!

After months of rumours, supposed leaks and hype for a Galarian Slowking, we finally have a release date for The Crown Tundra DLC for Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield and information on two Pokémon that can be discovered in the new region. Therefore, welcome back to “Who’s That Pokémon?” and this time, we’re tackling the Hex Nut Pokémon,… View Article
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[Feature] Who’s that Pokémon? It’s Galarian Slowking, the Hexpert Pokémon!

After months of rumours, supposed leaks and hype for a Galarian Slowking, we finally have a release date for The Crown Tundra DLC for Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield and information on two Pokémon that can be discovered in the new region. Therefore, welcome back to “Who’s That Pokémon?” and this time, we’re tackling the Hexpert Pokémon, Galarian… View Article
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Ash's Pikachu

[Guide] How To Claim Ash’s Pikachu in Pokémon Sword & Pokémon Shield

Want to get Ash’s Pikachu in Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield? Well, now you can for a limited time! The Pokémon Company has announced two new Pokémon distributions for Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield. The Pokémon are two variants of the cap-wearing Ash’s Pikachu of which eight will be available in total. The two currently… View Article
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Crown Tundra

Crown Tundra Expansion Pass Release Date & Details (Pokémon Direct)

Today’s Pokémon Direct was focused on The Crown Tundra Expansion Pass for Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield. It highlighted a number of details about the expansion and revealed the release date in when it will be available to download. If you would like to see the Pokémon Direct without anything being spoiled, you can check… View Article
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Pokémon Sword & Shield Crown Tundra News Coming September 29th

Cutting it a bit fine, the Pokémon Company have announced that they will reveal news on Pokémon Sword Shield Crown Tundra Expansion Pass on September 29. A livestream will air at 6am PDT (9am PDT/ 3pm CEST) on the day that will shed light on the second part of the Expansion Pass. Hopefully, we should… View Article
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Multiple Nintendo Switch games Pick Up an “Award for Excellence” with Animal Crossing Snagging the Grand Award

As part of the Japan Game Awards: 2020 Games of the Year Division, multiple Nintendo Switch games have picked up an “Award for Excellence” and we’re highlighting those winners right here: Fire Emblem: Three Houses – Released July 26, 2019 Ring Fit Adventure – Released October 18, 2019 Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield – Released November… View Article
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Twilight Wings

[Video] Pokémon: Twilight Wings | Episode 7 | Sky (Final Episode)

The final episode of Pokémon: Twilight Wings is now available to watch on YouTube. Episode 7 is titled “Sky” and features an epic battle between the Champion Leon and his rival Raihan. Leon being Leon however, finds himself lost in the middle of nowhere and running late for his match. Fortunately, The young boy John who was… View Article
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Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition & Clubhouse Games: 51 Worldwide Classics each Sell more than 1 Million Units

“Behold the [selling] power of the Monado!” As we look over the latest numbers and details from Nintendo’s financial report, there are some impressive sale figures all round, especially when it comes to recent releases Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition and Clubhouse Games: 51 Worldwide Classics. Both have one on to sell more than 1 million units each, with Xenoblade getting the… View Article
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Cram-O-Matic

[Guide] Cram-O-Matic Recipes – Isle Of Armor (Pokémon Sword / Pokémon Shield)

The Cram-O-Matic is a new feature that was included in the Isle of Armor DLC for Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield. This device allows you to exchange four items for a whole new item that you may find much more useful. It can be bewildering that there isn’t an actual list of recipes in the… View Article
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[Guide] How To Find Max Honey In Isle Of Armor (Pokémon Sword / Pokémon Shield)

Okay, so you are adventuring through the Isle of Armor. You have tackled the Tower of Water or Tower of Darkness. You Kubfu has now evolved into Urshifu, so what is next? Well, now you have the joy of getting Urshifu to Gigantamax. It isn’t as simple as just giving it Max Soup. Oh no,… View Article
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[Preview] The Isle of Armor is Finally Here and so are our Thoughts & Conclusions (Pokémon Sword & Pokémon Shield)

*The following article is a joint piece by Solid Jack and Mike Scorpio:   For the Trainers who opted to pick up the Expansion Pass for 2019’s Pokémon Sword & Pokémon Shield, the time has come to take in the sights of the Isle of Armor and indulge in all that it has to offer. Now that 100 hours… View Article
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Isle of Armor

[Guide] Isle of Armor Move Tutor & Full List of Moves (Pokémon Sword & Pokémon Shield)

Moving on up! At long last, the Isle of Armor can be explored by Pokémon Sword & Pokémon Shield Expansion Pass holders and with it, comes the arrival of a new Move Tutor and a variety of moves for him to teach our beloved Pokémon. The new Move Tutor can be found in the Master Dojo and he requires 5… View Article
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