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A brand new Pokémon movie entitled Pokémon the Movie: I Choose You is set to release in Japanese theaters this summer. The movie is a retelling of the first season of the anime, highlighting some of the major events during Ash's time in the Indigo League. Of course, though Ash is the main character, it's his faithful partner in crime Pikachu who really steals the show. That's why, to celebrate the movie (which in turn celebrates the 20th anniversary of the anime), The Pokémon Company is giving away an Ash Pikachu as a preorder ticket bonus!

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For all the Mewtwo fans in Alola, you can now get your very own Mewtwonite X and Mewtwonite Y Mega Stones! These stones are naturally unavailable in Pokémon Sun and Moon and can't be transferred over from other regions because of restrictions using the Poké Transporter and Pokémon Bank, though are currently being offered to players through a mystery gift.

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Tomorrow is the 21st anniversary of the original release of Pokémon Red and Blue, and The Pokémon Company has a ton of plans to celebrate the occasion. The "Pokémon Day" celebrations will begin with Pokémon GO, where, from February 26th to March 6th, you'll be able to catch Pikachu wearing adorable festive party hats. There will also be a new series of Pokémon figurines coming to Pokémon Center stores and a huge Pokémon movie marathon on Pokémon TV, starting with the original Pokémon: The First Movie.

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While Nintendo revealed a lot of things about the Switch during their event in January, many fans still had a ton of questions about the new system. Now that early editions of the console have gone out to reviewers, we have a few new pieces of information about it.

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There have been a number of Mega Stones that have been missing from Pokémon Sun and Moon, and now there is an actual method to attain them. According to Serebii, the missing Mega Stones would be distributed during online competitions such as the upcoming 2017 International Challenge February competition. The Mawilite and Beedrillite stone codes will be distributed to players during this competition, where a limited number of codes will be given "ahead of a wait period of 1 to 2 months before all players get the code."

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Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon players can stop by certain GameStop or EB Games stores to retrieve a code for an in-game item. The code rewards players with a silver bottle cap, which can be used in the game to boost one of your Pokémon's stats during Hyper Training. If you aren't familiar with Hyper Training, make sure your Pokémon is above level 100 and trade the bottle cap with Mr. Hyper in the shopping mall to grow one aspect of your Pokémon's power.

The promotion will run from now until March 5th, so make sure to grab a code if you haven't already!

Since the Nintendo Switch acts as both a portable system and a home console, many fans are wondering if it will replace the 3DS and become Nintendo's single focus for the future. Nintendo has previously stated they would support the system alongside Switch, but they've been known to give out statements like this before and not follow through with them. However, Nintendo President Tatsumi Kimishima further explained what role the 3DS will play in the future, and he confirmed that unannounced games are still being made for the handheld.

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Pokémon Sun and Moon launched late last year to generally positive reviews and record-breaking sales, but that's not to say they're flawless experiences. Dated hardware and a few questionable design choices kept the twin games from being truly outstanding in my book, which is why I was thrilled when Eurogamer reported that a new and improved version of the seventh generation games is in the works for Nintendo Switch. Click below to check out five ways Pokémon Sun and Moon can be even better on Nintendo's next console!

"Ya like jazz?" So go the immortal words of the great legal scholar Barry B. Benson, and they couldn't be more relevant today for fans of the popular new Pokémon games Sun and Moon, which are breaking all kinds of sales records for Nintendo. Their incredible soundtrack is one of these games' highest accomplishments, and now you can listen to eight of your favorite Alolan melodies reimagined in one beautiful jazz album, called "Alola That Jazz."

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A few weeks ago it was confirmed that Pokémon Sun and Moon were Nintendo's fastest selling games to reach over four million units sold. It appears that the titles sold well over this figure, as during Nintendo's recent financial briefing it was revealed that the games reached over 13 million sales by the end of December. A press release from Nintendo stated that "the worldwide release of Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon generated buzz and led to blockbuster sales."

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Last year, Nintendo and The Pokémon Company distributed nearly every event-only Pokémon known to commemorate the series' 20th anniversary. In November, you had a chance at obtaining Genesect to your collection for a limited time only in the sixth-gen Pokémon games . Luckily, trainers can get the legendary Paleozoic Pokémon once again for Pokémon X/Y and Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire in a special event. North American trainers can use the code "GENESECT20," while European trainers can use "GENESECT2016." These codes will only work until February 28th and cannot be used if you obtained Genesect in the November event.

Although Monster Hunter XX isn't scheduled to be released until March in Japan, Capcom still has a couple of more surprises to reveal before its release. In their latest update, Capcom revealed that Monster XX would be doing a collaboration with Sailor Moon. In the new trailer, it shows players being able to receive the Felyne C Moon Cat Rod, along with some special armor to use in battle. Monster Hunter XX is scheduled to release on March 18th in Japan. 

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Some of the Mega Stones (items used to make Pokémon undergo Mega Evolution) in Pokémon Sun and Moon will only be available through online competitions, the Pokémon Company announced recently. The first Stones to come into play will be Beedrillite and Mawilite, which will become available as part of an online competition to be held in February.

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The Pokémon Center, a world-famous store that sells all kinds of Pokémon-themed merchandise, has released a series of adorable Pikachu plushies that feature him wearing ponchos and hoodies of other Pokémon. There are a few different variations; most are regular plushies, which are about 9 inches tall and cost around $20, but some are small keychains, which only cost about $10.

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If you have been playing Pokémon Sun and Moon online, you may have noticed that some of the trainers you face use the pocket monsters with some insanely high stats. Unfortunately, it looks like anyone who attempts to "alter" the game through non-traditional means will get the boot from The Pokémon Company. In a recent announcement by The Pokémon Company, they revealed that 5,954 people have been banned from online activities on Pokémon Sun and Moon due to altering the saved data. Banned players cannot use Game Sync, Rating Battles, Battle Competitions, or Global Missions. The Pokémon Company states that it will continue to ban people who alter saved data in the future.