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2016 Pokémon VGC Regionals – Perth: Analysis and Usage Stats

Australia’s Regional Championship season wrapped up over the weekend, with over 120 Masters participating in the Perth Regional Championship on Sunday June 5th, with some even lucky enough to do battle on circular tables. Alister Sandover took out the event, defeating the returning-to-form Sam Pandelis from Victoria in the final. Defending Champion Mustafaa Olomi made the top cut before bowing ...

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Pokémon Manaphy distribution has made its way to Australia

  From this morning Australian Pokémon fans will be able to join the rest of the world with the distribution of Manaphy to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of Pokémon. Starting June 1 (today), and running until June 24 players will be able to get Manaphy via Wi-Fi Mystery Gift download! Players will be able to receive Manaphy into their copy ...

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Pokémon 20th Anniversary Plush exclusive to EB Games and Zing in Australia

  The Pokémon 20th Anniversary hype is well and truly here with the mountain of announcements that poured through yesterday. Following on from this, PokéCollection has confirmed that the monthly mythical toy releases will be coming to Australia exclusively at EB Games and Zing, and New Zealand exclusively at EB Games! Each month, starting February a new mythical plush will ...

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2015 New Zealand Pokémon TCG Nationals this weekend!

The New Zealand Pokémon TCG Nationals are taking place this coming Sunday in Auckland! Details are as follows: Date: Sunday June 14 Registration Time: 9am Start Time: 10am sharp Location: Mercure Hotel, Auckland Entry: Free Be sure to check out the Official Facebook Event to be kept up to date with the latest announcements for the event. Note: There are ...

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2015 Australian Pokémon Nationals Event Schedule

This weekend will see the biggest Pokémon event for Australia this year, with the Video Game and Trading Card Game National Championships combined for a massive three day event. Location: Melbourne June 6 – 8 Melbourne Park Function Centre, Batman Avenue, Melbourne The competition will be split over three days, as follows: Saturday June 6: Qualifying Rounds Trading Card Game, Pre-Registration ...

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Lysandre’s Trump Card Banned effective June 15th

The card Lysandre’s Trump Card (XY Phantom Forces 99/119 and 118/199) is being banned from all sanctioned Play! Pokémon TCG in most of the world effective June 15th. This change was announced for Japan last night, to go live with the release of their upcoming expansion, Bandit Ring (a.k.a Ancient Origins for us) on June 20th. Overnight, shortly after Japan’s ...

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2015 Australian Pokémon Nationals – FAQ

Pokémon Video Game and Trading Card Game National Championships will be held together over a massive weekend from June 6 to 8, the Queen’s Birthday long weekend in Melbourne! Below is a list of frequently asked questions, incase you are unsure about anything leading up to the event. Q. What are the Pokemon National Championships? A. The Road to the ...

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2015 Australian Pokémon VGC & TCG Nationals Announced!

Nintendo Australia announced on their facebook page this afternoon that the  Pokémon Video Game and Trading Card Game National Championships will be held together over a massive weekend from June 6 to 8, the Queen’s Birthday long weekend in Melbourne! Initial details of the run down of the event is as follows: Saturday June 6: TCG Qualifying Rounds, Pre-Registration for VGC ...

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The Life of a Wannabe Professional Pokémon VGC Player – Part 2

I, Phil Nguyen (Boomguy) set off this year to achieve my childhood dream, to become a Pokemon Master, to be recognised by the official Pokemon Company International, to become number 1! I have written a three part article on my road to the Pokemon World Championships including an updated competitive ladder throughout the season, videos of my battles against the ...

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