As a gamer, I know all about hype - and how, in retrospect, sometimes we overreact to small things. And one of the silliest overreactions I’ve seen recently was the sheer demand for the Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire demos. That’s right: not the game, the demo.Read More
Yes, on land it's much preferred/For ladies not to say a word
Don't underestimate the importance of body language.Read More
Does it matter why?
According to Seoul Sync, this is a Pikachu Parade, something that took place over the weekend to celebrate Park Se-Joon, the first Koream to win a world Pokémon championship. The parade happened four times a day, along with card games, quizzes, and more.Read More
We've got your back.
Valkyrie founder, comic writer, artist, and all-around extraordinary human Kate Leth has designed these Geek Girl Illuminati shirts, so you can spot each other in a crowd. Because if we don't have each other's backs, who will? (via Topatoco)Read More
This Scyther outfit by Termina Cosplay might take the Pokémon cosplay cake. Seriously, how bad-ass does she look? I wouldn't even trust my Charmander against her. (via Fashionably Geek, photo by Reid Brazel)Read More
Gotta trash em all!
Trubbish, I shall love you. Trubbish, I shall be your friend.Read More
We dug this trio.
Pokémon is, on the whole, a very unusual concept for cosplay. After all, how do you dress up as something when you don't even know what species it is? Luckily Pokémon fans are not only incredibly creative, but as Dorkly shows us, they're also not afraid to wear the weirdest costumes ever to pull of their desired looks. Yeah, you slap that mud, Dugtrio.Read More
What? Tekken is evolving!
News of this Pokémon fighting game has been floating around for over a year, but it's finally official: The Pokémon Company has announced an arcade fighter called Pokkén Tournament. And no, the title being a portmanteau of Pokémon and Tekken is no accident—it's in development at Tekken studio Bandai Namco.Read More
Plus new Rat Queens, cruelty-free Hogwarts quills, Dragon Con cakes, and more!
The facts were these: Anna Friel posted this photo of her kissing Lee Pace on IG, and a world's worth of Chuck/Ned shippers went crazy. #SavePushingDaisies2k14 (via Instagram)Read More
Gender-neutral games are too hard to animate.
The portrayal and treatment of women in and around video games is a sore subject for a lot of us. It’s been talked about to death, and yet it still doesn’t seem like we’re making much progress. It’s a very polarizing but uniformly upsetting issue that lingers on in this otherwise great community like cat pee on an oriental rug.Read More