Tag Archives: january

Around the Stadiums Winter Series #3: A Premier Challenge Summary

Welcome back to the Around the Stadiums coverage for the 2017 season, where we bring you Premier Challenge Results from around Australia. In this edition we look back at the results from February Premier Challenges. The metagame has been evolving as quickly as ever, with trainers testing and practicing the latest trends in preparation for next week’s Melbourne International Championships. Read ...

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Around the Stadiums Winter Series #2: January Premier Challenge Summary

Welcome back to the Around the Stadiums coverage for the 2017 Season, where we bring you the January Premier Challenge summary of results from around Australia. This edition will look at results from January 2017. With the metagame settling down a little after a hectic opening month, players pressed on for championship points in most states with a bit more ...

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Australian VGC17 Usage Stats: January Week 4

We’ve reached the final week of January, meaning it’s now time to reflect on this month in VGC. What better way to do so than with our latest usage stats? We’ve had three Premier Challenge events happen in Victoria, New South Wales and Tasmania. We’re beginning to see some clear patterns with the Australian metagame, so we advise noting the ...

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Australian VGC17 Usage Stats: January Week 3

  After a week break from Premier Challenges, Australia is back playing Pokemon and producing VGC17 usage stats! We’ve had events in Perth, Newcastle and Adelaide this week. Following suit with the results worldwide, Australians have adapted well to the quickly developing metagame. This week we saw Jimmy Chen take out Newcastle with a team reminiscent of a standard team seen ...

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Australian VGC17 Usage Stats: January Week 1

  With the VGC17 season already beginning back in December, the new year doesn’t change too much for the players competing for Championship Points in Australia. In the first week of January, we’ve had 3 events already, with more strong showings from players across the country. Here we saw Luke Milligan take out Brisbane, using his Togedemaru in finals against Damon Murdoch, ...

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Alola Friendly Battle Competition Announced

  A new battle competition has been announced for Pokémon Sun and Moon on the last weekend of January, called the Alola Friendly! Rules for the Alola Friendly can be downloaded from the Festival Plaza. Tap Battle, and then tap Download Rules. You will be able to practice the Alola Friendly rules in the lead-up to the event! Registration: January ...

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Around The Stadiums: Blaziken Series #2 – A Premier Challenge Summary

  Hello all, and welcome back to another edition of Around the Stadiums. Today we’re continuing on with the Blaziken Series of Premier Challenges, this time with the new VGC2016 format. You can familiarise yourself with the rules here if you don’t know them already. While only three states had PCs this month, we expect that number to increase in ...

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Pokémon Hoopa distribution announced for Australia

  This morning it was announced that Hoopa will be making it’s way down under! Nintendo and PokeCollection revealed that the Hoopa code will be at EB Games, JB Hi-Fi and Big W stores in Australia, and EB Games and JB Hi-Fi stores in New Zealand stores from January 18 to January 29.  The code will be free and will ...

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PokéMelbourne VGC2016 Tournament – EB Games Swanston Street

   The annual PokéMelbourne tournament at EB Games Swanston has been revealed today, as they kick off the year with their first VGC 2016 event. Date: Saturday, January 30th 2016 Time: 9:30am Venue: EB Games Swanston Street, Melbourne Rules: VGC 2016 Full Rules: http://bit.ly/1PJPo3m Registration Form: http://bit.ly/1JqOuYd Player Cap: There will be a numbers cap on the event of 128 ...

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A Plethora of VGC Premier Challenges are headed to Tasmania

  Yesterday, BattleAxe Games announced on their facebook page that they would be hosting 18 sanctioned and FREE VGC Premier Challenges starting from October and finishing up in May. We have created event pages for each Premier Challenge, with a link to each facebook event too. October 24 @2:30pm – Sceptile VGC Premier Challenge #1 November 1 @2:30pm – Sceptile ...

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