Saturday, March 16, 2019

The Eyes of March



Episode 141: The heartless hundred and forty-first episode of the PokeProblemsPodcast!

Pokemon Go is having a Special Rayquaza Raid weekend this weekend until March 18th. March 23rd is Treecko Community Day, and Deoxys Defense Forme will be coming to raid battles on March 25th.

The newest A Day with Pikachu Funko Pop, "Rainy Day Pikachu", has been revealed!

Miz Sylver finally found Pokemon Cookies!


Pokémon: The Power of Us is out on physical media on March 19th

New Detective Pikachu Pokemon TCG cards are coming April 5, 2019.

Check out which stores will be participating in Free Comic Book Day on May 4th! The list of free comics includes a Pokemon comic!

Nintendo is setting up a Pokémon Play Zone! during Emerald City Comic Con in Seattle this weekend, through March 17 at the Hyatt Regency in Seattle.

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The Super Smash Bros. Ultimate North America Open 2019 and Splatoon 2 North America Inkling Open 2019 both take place on March 30 at the PAX Arena at PAX East!

Miz Sylver and the Wolf Doctor are hosting the Pokemon Feud at PAX East this year! Thursday, March 28th at 9 PM in the Condor Theatre!

Smite News! It's the Ides of March (until March 17th). Get a Roman Pantheon avatar for first win of the day.

Smite is having Community Skin Contest! Submit your ideas by March 26th.

Uniqlo's latest collaboration is for Street Fighter!

Pre-orders for physical copies of The Messenger for PS4 and Switch start March 19th.

Final Fantasy: Distant Worlds Concert arrives on April 5th at 8 pm at Boston Symphony Hall. Tickets were still available at the time of recording!

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Saturday, March 2, 2019

March Poke-News!



Episode 140: The funky one hundred and fortieth episode of the PokeProblemsPodcast!

We talk Pokemon Day, and all the free things you can still get, like Meltan and Melmetal wallpaper and printable cards.

Dialga is here as a raid boss until March 28th!

Smeargle is here in Pokemon Go!

The Singapore Safari Zone is happening Thursday, April 18, to Monday April 22.

PokeBall Classics are here! Class it up with PokeBall inspired accessories that are subtle and, dare I say it, work appropriate!

You can still get the Big G Pokemon TCG cards! And the cookies, too!

Sun & Moon: Ultra Legends premiers March 23rd in the US! (Canadian fans can catch it on Teletoon on March 2, 2019. Yes, that's today!)



MewTwo Strikes Back: Evolution (a CGI remake of Pokémon: The First Movie) is coming "soon".



Detective Pikachu - New Trailer!



Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield is coming in late 2019 exclusively on the Nintendo Switch™ system. Head to Galar and pick Grookey, Scorbunny, or Sobble as your starter!

You can win a Battle Pass in the Smite Switch Picture Contest. And pick up your Twitch Prime Loot with King Arthur!

Check out Baptiste on the Overwatch PTR. We know Miz Sylver and the Wolf Doctor will be checking him out...

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Saturday, February 23, 2019

February Poke-News



Episode 139: The hilarious hundred and thirty-ninth episode of the PokeProblemsPodcast! This week we talk news.

Pokemon GO keeps going! Today, February 23rd, is Clamperl Limited Research Day. It's Latias raid day until February 25th. Starting on February 26th, a Team Medallion will be available for purchase, which will allow you to change teams. The improved AR Snapshot features are here!

The Pokemon TCG Trade and Play Day is happening this weekend, check online to see if it's at a store near you.

A Pokémon Let’s Go Steelbook is now available at Best Buy.

The Pokemon TV App is new and improved, and you can now watch the most recent movie, The Power of Us, on the app.

Pokémon Day itself is February 27. There are lots of events and special merch!

Reggie is being replaced by Bowser!

SMITE is officially launched on Switch, and cross-platform play is happening. Also, an awesome new god, Jormungandr, is in the works...

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Sunday, February 17, 2019

The Skellboy Crew is Skell-tastic



Episode 138: The happy hundred and thirty-eighth episode of the PokeProblemsPodcast! Featuring the creators of Skellboy, Chris, Bjoern, and Sabaku of Umaiki Games. From their start as gamers (including an Amstrad CPC, have you heard of this listeners?), to getting picked up by Fabraz who is making their dreams of bringing Skellboy to Nintendo Switch come true, we talk to the crew about the quest for Skell-glory!



The Umaiki crew will be at PAX East in Boston next month to demo Skellboy, make sure to stop by and check out this fun, cute, and witty game! Get news and previews by following the Skellboy team on Twitter:
And of course, we talk news:
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Saturday, February 9, 2019

Jonathan from Laboratory H



Jonathan Anglin of Laboratory H, a new game design studio! They just completed their first Kickstarter for Dark Domains, which is shipping this spring! He tells us how he got into board-gaming with the Columbus Area Boardgaming Society, starting Laboratory H with Jeff and Carla Horger, all the complications of running a games studio and producing their first game (Dark Domains)! Check out Laboratory H's Instagram. Any questions for Jonathan? You can email him at info@laboratoryh.com.



We also talk news!


And, in honor of our conversation with Jonathan, we've put together a Twitter poll!

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Saturday, February 2, 2019

Sam of LFG Cybercafe Returns



Episode 136: A spectacular special episode of the PokeProblemsPodcast! Our special guest tonight is Sam Elizondo of the LFG Cybercafe. Sam was our guest last year, and in that interview he (foolishly?) agreed to come back a year later for a followup on how the cafe is doing! (Hear that interview.) We get his updates on the success at the cafe. If you are San Antonio local looking for a place to game, head to their website or check out the store in person at 5500 Babcock Road, Suite 118, in San Antonio, Texas 78240. Follow them all over the place!

We also talk news!

Miz Sylver talks PAX South! Highlights include:
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Sunday, January 27, 2019

Corsola of Doom



Swinub community day is February 16th!

Detective Pikachu goodies including TCG sets and hats! And "Sitting Cuties" plushes!





The Wii Shop is closing forever on January 30... Check out this article by Jonathan Holmes about the best picks!

Nintendo is hosting the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate and Splatoon 2 North American Open. The first Smash qualifiers start February 2, and the Splatting starts February 9... Get signed up!

It's the Overwatch Lunar New Year event... with Capture the Flag! Through February 18th.



Rhythm games are back in a big way... Check out this Engadget article featuring Miz Sylver's buddy Prince David!



Miz Sylver's Nintendo Feud at PAX South was a big hit! Check it out below... I've cued up the Twitch video to the start of the show!

Watch PAX SOUTH 2019 - FALCON THEATRE - DAY 2 - LoadingReadyRun from PAX2 on www.twitch.tv
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