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Nintendo Drops 'Pokemon Snap' Trailer & Release Date - Here's Where to Buy!

Social media is going Pokemon crazy!

Nintendo revealed the exciting trailer on Thursday (January 14) for the highly anticipated game Pokemon Snap, coming on April 30.

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“Welcome to the Lental region, your destination for adventure in #NewPokemonSnap! Venture from island to island on an ecological survey, building your Pokémon Photodex as you observe wild Pokémon in their natural habitat. New Pokémon Snap arrives on 4/30!” the company announced along with the trailer. The game’s remained a Trending Topic on Twitter all day!

You can pre-order it now at Best Buy for $59.99!

Pokemon also just made an exciting announcement earlier in the week: the brand is celebrating its 25th anniversary – with the help of a major pop star!

Check out the new trailer for Pokemon Snap

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Katy Perry Collaborates With Pokemon for 25th Anniversary!

Katy Perry is part of an iconic celebration!

The Smile singer will team up with Pokemon to celebrate the legendary game brand’s 25th anniversary, it was announced on Wednesday (January 13).

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“I love being a part of anything that is playful and is good storytelling and has really good messages to share with the world. Now having a child myself, I understand that it’s so important to play. This is a continued extension of who I am,” Katy told People.

She also said she relates most strongly to Pikachu: “I’m really attached to the hero. I know there are others in the game, but I just found Pikachu to be really cute,” she says.

“I understand the story of Pikachu. On the surface, you might just think I’m just cute, have a couple of cute songs. But if you dig deeper, you’ll realize ‘Chained to the Rhythm’ is not just a fun little song!”

“In this moment of unknown, there are dependable places and characters and institutions and people, and I hope I can be one of them. That’s what I hope for in my personal self, and even in my involvement with this collab,” she continued.

Details are still being kept under wraps, but her involvement will reportedly include a new music program with Universal Music Group. She can also be heard singing the word “Electric!” in a trailer for the 25th anniversary celebration. We can’t wait to see what she’s doing!

She also just shared some never-before-seen photos with Orlando Bloom!

Pokemon Donates $200,000 to NAACP & Black Lives Matter Amid Protests

Pokemon is opening their purse!

The beloved video game franchise made a big announcement on Wednesday (June 3) amid protests globally against racism and police brutality following the murder of George Floyd.

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“Here at the Pokemon Company International, we believe in friendship, inclusivity and equity. These are the values that anchor the Pokemon brand. There is no place for oppression within our community. We stand in solidarity with our Black employees, fans and families who continue to be impacted by systemic racism and senseless violence. We will be making a $100,000 donation to the NAACP and a $100,000 donation to Black Lives Matter. Our commitment to you is ongoing, and our support will be as well. We believe that Black Lives Matter,” they announced.

Here are resources and ways to help support the Black Lives Matter cause.

Armored Mewtwo Released in 'Pokemon Go' - Here's What You Need to Know!

Pokemon Go players, there’s an exciting new version of a beloved mystical Pokemon awaiting you!

Armored Mewtwo, an armor-wearing version of the powerful Psychic Legendary Pokemon, was released into the game beginning on Wednesday (July 10).

The character was first introduced to the series over 20 years ago, when given armor by Team Rocket leader Giovanni. And, after appearing in Pokemon: The First Movie, it will once again appear in the upcoming Japanese film, Mewtwo Strikes Back Evolution.

Armored Mewtwo will begin appearing in Pokemon Go Raids on Wednesday (July 10) at 4 p.m. ET until July 31. Experts suggest fighting it with Bug, Dark and Ghost-type attacks. Here are some examples!

Good luck, trainers! Watch the trailer for Mewtwo Strikes Back Evolution inside…

'Pokémon Detective Pikachu' Reviews - What Are Critics Saying About the Movie?

Pokémon Detective Pikachu hits theaters on May 10, and the reviews are already in!

The movie follows a boy (Justice Smith) who comes across an intelligent talking Pikachu (Ryan Reynolds) who seeks to be a detective in a world where people collect Pokémon to do battle.

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The movie currently commands a Rotten Tomatoes rating of 72%, with plenty of critics weighing in about the highly anticipated film.

Wondering what everyone is saying about the movie? Check out some of the highlights from reviews inside…More Here! »

Ryan Reynolds' 'Detective Pikachu' Film Gets 2019 Release Date

Ryan Reynolds‘ upcoming Detective Pikachu flick officially has release date!

Universal Pictures is set to debut the live-action Pokemon film on May 10, 2019.

Ryan will play the titular Detective Pikachu.

Justice Smith and Kathryn Newton will also star in the movie, directed by Rob Letterman, which is due to begin filming in mid-January in London, England.

The film is set to follow a teen whose father is kidnapped and she must team up with Pikachu in order to find him. A sassy journalist helps them on their quest.

Ryan Reynolds to Play Detective Pikachu in New Pokemon Movie!

Ryan Reynolds is about to join the Pokemon universe!

The 41-year-old Deadpool actor has joined the cast of Legendary’s upcoming live-action Pokemon movie adaptation called Detective Pikachu, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Justice Smith and Kathryn Newton will also star in the movie, directed by Rob Letterman, which is due to begin filming in mid-January in London, England.

Ryan will play the titular Detective Pikachu.

Here’s a plot summary: When a teen’s (Smith) father is kidnapped, she must team up with Pikachu (Reynolds) in order to find him. A sassy journalist (Newton) helps them on their quest.