Saturday, June 8, 2019

Amy the Amazonian Returns



Episode 151: the super special one hundred and fifty first episode of the PokeProblemsPodcast! Tonight we have a special guest returning for round two! Amy the Amazonian is back to talk about Magic the Gathering Arena, dogs with swords in their mouths, PAXes past, and the her switch to full time TWITCH! Find her online! And of course, we talk news!
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Saturday, June 1, 2019

June 1st Poke-News



Episode 150: The farcical hundred and fiftieth episode of the PokeProblemsPodcast! It's time for some News!

Slakoth Community Day is coming June 8th, 3:00 P.M. - 6:00 P.M.

Summer's legendary raids have been announced!
  • Cressalia until Tuesday, June 18, 2019
  • Kyogre will be June 18, 2019 to Thursday, June 27, 2019
  • Groudon June 27, 2019 to Wednesday, July 10, 2019


New Sinnoh Pokemon are here, along with Glacial Lure Modules, Mossy Lure Modules, and Magnetic Lure Modules.

Sleeping Snorlax is in Pokemon GO until June 3, 2019. Yawn!



MANY things were covered at the Pokemon Press Conference, including:
  • DeNA's Pokemon Masters is a mobile game featuring all the trainers past and present. Releasing this year! More details later this month!
  • Pokemon shirts with prints of all 151 original series Pokemon available from Original Stitch!
  • Don't forget about Mewtwo Strikes Back Evolution.
  • A new Detective Pikachu game is coming to Switch.
  • Pokemon Center Singapore, Pokemon Center Shibuya (in Parco mall in Tokyo), and Nintendo Tokyo are coming.
  • Pokemon Quest is coming to China!
  • Pokemon Home - “a place where all pokemon gather” - a cloud service to allow you to bring pokemon between 3DS, Switch, GO - trading functionality ANYWHERE ON YOUR PHONE - is coming early 2020.
  • Pokemon Sleep - "Pokemon transforms sleeping into entertainment" - is coming in 2020, along with the Pokemon Go Plus +. How will this work? We need to know!

In other Pokemon news, Pokémon Rumble Rush has just arrived for Android devices.



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The Smite Twitch Prime Loot Prince of Darkness Hades Bundle is available! These are free but aren't around forever so now's the time.

The Overwatch 2019 Anniversary Event is on until June 10. So many skins! So many special game modes!

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Saturday, May 18, 2019

Infinite Horror



Episode 149: the horror-filled hundred and forty-ninth episode of the PokeProblemsPodcast! This week, we have double the trouble with TWO special guests, film-makers Michael Neel and Greg Ansin! Their latest project, Infinite Santa 8000 The Movie, will be touring this summer! Check out Infinite Santa on FaceBook, Instagram, and Twitter . And check out the trailer!



Infinite Santa will be at Origins on June 15th, and at GenCon on August 1!

Check out their other productions at Grim Films, including the incredible horror anthology Drive-In Horror Show.

We also talk news:
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Saturday, May 11, 2019

Detective Pikachu No Spoilers



Episode 148: the happening hundred and forty-eighth episode of the PokeProblemsPodcast! Today we talk news:

We give a spoiler free review of Detective Pikachu!



Pokemon GO! The Detective Pikachu special event is here until Friday, May 17, 2019. Catch a pikachu with a detective hat! Torchic Community Day is May 19, and in honor of that, the (free) Pokemon TV app is having a Torchic lineup.

The newest year of Pikachu Funko - Sweet Days Are Here, has been announced it features Pikachu chilling out on a Poké Ball-themed picnic blanket.

Pokemon TCG: we look at the new Sun and Moon Unbroken Bonds art! Plus, get that Snubbull free card at GameStop!

Pokemon at Origins Game Fair will be having lots of TCG events, and more!

SMITE Poke-Rap parody!



Nintendo's newest Splatfest is happening starting 5/18. #TeamTimeTravel vs #TeamTeleportation!

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Tetris 99 - the 3rd Maximus cup is starting May 17! Also, $9.99 DLC with offline modes is here. (play against the CPU, play a solo clearing game)

Nintendo Switch Online perks - New games like Clu Clu Land are coming! (Did you know, members-only NES Controllers for Switch are a thing!)

FFVII Remake Trailer!



Monster Hunter World: Iceborn DLC is coming out September 6 2019.



Spring Play Boston is happening TODAY.

Museum of Science https://www.mos.org/public-events/summer-thursdays/egaming $10 entry fee ($12 day of) + Museum Ticket June 13 - Super Smash Bros Ultimate July 11 - MK11 August 8 - Overwatch $600 prize!

Super League is having a League of Legends ARAM Social Friday May 31st at Balance Patch in Boston. (This event is happening in other cities too!)

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Saturday, May 4, 2019

May Poke-News



Episode 147: The fresh one hundred and forty-seventh episode of the PokeProblemsPodcast! News of the Month:

Pokemon GOOOO is poppin'! Last week had an Earth Day event and a momentary release of Shellos. But, the Lake Trio is here... Uxie, Mesprit, and Azelf are in raid battles until Monday, May 27, 2019. Here in the US we get Azelf! Still in the future… Torchic Community Day… May 19… And we will be having a review of Pokemon Go Fest as special guest Tenku No Oni will be attending again!

Season 3 is coming to the Pokemon TV app!

Pokémon Trade & Play events for the newly released Pokémon Sun & Moon: Unbroken Bonds TCG expansion are happening today and next weekend. Today, participating GameStop locations will be conducting their Trade & Play Day from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. (your local time). Best Buy select locations will be hosting their Trade & Play Day on Saturday, May 11th, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. And, new base decks themed to the Let's Go games are here!

In honor of Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu! and Pokémon: Let's Go, Eevee! players can add a shiny Pokémon to their game by visiting a US Target store between May 11 and June 23, 2019. To receive one of these Pokémon, you'll need to download the new Pokémon Pass app, which is a free app with Pokemon content.

Detective Pikachu is out MAY 10 THAT'S THIS WEEK AHHHHHHH!!!! Get a free Detective Pikachu Snubbull card at GameStop when the movie comes out:

Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night has a new trailer and an official release date of June 18th/25th.



Smite has new Prime Loot! And Kukulkan is getting the new Tier 5 skin in the Battle for Olympus Event.



Today is also Free Comic Book Day!

D&D Live May 17th - 19th in Los Angeles, CA.

Gen Con is happening August 1st - 4th... if you can't go to Indy, they've just announced that there will be pop up local events, look for more details in the future.

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Saturday, April 27, 2019

More April News



Episode 146: The happy hundred and forty-sixth episode of the PokeProblemsPodcast! News of the week!

Pokemon GO: Shiny Meltan is back through Sunday, May 5! New research breakthrough pokemon will be here May 1, including Lugia, Ho-oh, Latias, and Latios, and different pokemon are hatching from eggs! Remember, May 19, is Torchic Community Day. I’M UP ALL NIGHT TO GET LUCKY!!! FRIENDS!

7-11 has all kinds of Detective Pikachu stuff. There’s even an app game? Most interestingly, there's a Mystery Slurpee Flavor. Guess the 3 flavors be entered for a chance to win FREE Slurpee drinks for an entire year. Rules here!

Build a Bear now has Snubble and Psyduck!

Play! Pokemon has been updated for the latest season! The 2020 TCG season starts July 1, 2019, new rules have been announced. The video game tournament software has been updated too!

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Also, Marina and Pearl live performance at Tokaigi!



So many new Switch games:
There are a lot of upcoming events that sound cool!
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Saturday, April 20, 2019

Super Lily



Episode 145: the wonderful one hundredth and forty fifth episode of the PokeProblemsPodcast! Tonight, we have a very special guest, Lily Lewis of Super League Gaming, aka LilyOli! She announces her promotion to Associate Manager of Product Marketing, tells us about her trip to Japan, and declares her favorite Pokemon in tattoo form! (This awesome Jirachi also appears on her Instagram!)

She also gives a shoutout to



We have some extra surprise guests! InfiniteChances (also available on Twitch!), DS Mertalz , and a_real_light!

We also talk news, starting with Pokemon GO! The Eggstravaganza is on until Apr. 23 and Latios is here until April 22. Don't forget about Giratina Origin Forme, it's here until April 29! Torchic Community Day is May 19, from 3-6 PM.

The lottery form tickets to Pokemon GoFest Chicago (happening June 13-16) is open April 22 through 24. Check out the details!

The Pokemon #GOsnapshot challenge is happening now! There are three categories!
  • Buddy Challenge: April 15, 2019, to April 24, 2019
  • Habitat Challenge: April 29, 2019, to May 8, 2019
  • Go Create Challenge: May 13, 2019, to May 22, 2019




In general Pokemon News, the new book Pokémon Size Chart Collection: Kanto to Alola is out now! Funko has a new giant Bulbasaur. TEN INCHES!

Joker from Persona 5 just joined smash!

Box Boy and Box Girl comes out April 26 for the Switch, there's a demo in the eShop!

In Smite, make sure you claim your free twitch bundle for Desert Dragon Neith New Egyptian Pantheon gods Horus and Set arrive April 30!

Live in the Los Angeles area? Go to the Final Fantasy VII concert, June 9th 6 pm Dolby Theatre . Pre-sale tickets will be available on April 20, 2019 at 12pm at www.wildfaery.com/shop.

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