Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon are two upcoming role-playing video games in the Pokémon series developed by Game Freak and published by The Pokémon Company. They are the first installments in the seventh generation of the Pokémon series of role-playing games. The games are set to be released worldwide in November 2016 for the Nintendo 3DS handheld game console, commemorating the franchise's 20th anniversary.
It’s almost a given that a new pair of Pokemon games will be the best yet, but just how much have Sun/Moon stepped it up?
Thursday 8 Dec 2016 11:00am |
Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon Announced for 3DS
As part of the announcement, Pokken Tournament will also be seeing a port on Switch, and Gold/Silver will come to Virtual Console.
Wednesday 7 Jun 2017 8:32am |
Switch | 3DS
Pokemon Sun and Moon to Get New Mythical Monster
Marshadow will be coming to the game, with details to arrive later about how to capture the elusive monster.
Monday 10 Apr 2017 2:03pm |
Pokémon Sun and Moon’s Pre-orders Highest in Nintendo History
Nintendo calls the figures a “historic milestone,” with the recent demo also seeing millions of downloads.
Friday 28 Oct 2016 1:14pm |
Fan Hacks Missingno into Modern Pokémon Game
The infamous monster that could ruin your save file has been added into Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire, sporting a custom 3D model.
Friday 28 Oct 2016 8:44am |
Special Demo Version of New Pokémon Titles Available Now!
Get your 3DS' ready because a Special Demo version of Pokemon Sun and Moon is available now - Oh! and did we mention it has unique content?
Wednesday 19 Oct 2016 8:00am |
Take a Look at Pokémon Sun and Moon’s Starter Evolutions
Meet your evolved starter creatures – Dartrix, Torracat, and Brionne – in this official new video from the upcoming game.
Wednesday 5 Oct 2016 9:03am |
Here Are Some of the Version Exclusive Pokémon in Sun and Moon
Befitting the game’s jungle theme, players can expect some simian creatures to catch in their journey.
Wednesday 21 Sep 2016 8:13am |
Pokémon Sun and Moon Get New Features
New creatures, different day-night cycles, and a mode that looks like Pokémon Snap? Check out the trailer to learn more.
Wednesday 7 Sep 2016 8:54am |
Pokémon Developer Releases New Game on Steam
The 2D platformer – Giga Wrecker – follows a cyborg girl as she reconstructs discarded materials into weapons.
Friday 19 Aug 2016 1:13pm |
New Pokémon Sun and Moon Trailer Shows More Monsters, Bad Guys
A new trailer has been released for the monster-catching RPG, showing off the opponents you’ll be up against, and some new creatures.
Friday 12 Aug 2016 8:54am |
After Nearly a Decade of Work, Fan-Made Pokémon Game Is Released
Titled Pokémon Uranium, the ambitious project features a tropical land mass, and 150 newly made monsters to catch.
Thursday 11 Aug 2016 8:39am |
Classic Creatures Get Remixed Evolutions in Pokémon Sun and Moon
In what’s called “Alola Forms,” named after the game’s new region, classic creatures will take on more tropical appearances.
Tuesday 2 Aug 2016 8:01am |
Take a Glimpse at Pokémon Sun and Moon’s New Legendaries
The Pokémon Company have unveiled a new trailer showcasing the Alola region, new legendaries, and more.
Friday 3 Jun 2016 9:40am |
The Importance of Character
Characters have played a significant role in shaping the gaming industry. Mark examines some of the mascots responsible.
Friday 25 Aug 2017 11:00am |
PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | Wii U | Switch | PC | Vita | 3DS
A Gamer’s Guide to Tokyo
Going to a new city in another country can be intimidating, and Tokyo is huge! What should a gamer look for when they’re exploring?
Friday 21 Apr 2017 1:00pm |
PS4 | Xbox One | PS2 | PS3 | 360 | Wii U | Switch | PC | 3DS
NZGamer.com 2016 Game of the Year Winners
With your votes, the winners across 24 different categories have been selected. Did any of your favourites make it?
Friday 10 Feb 2017 3:00pm |
PS4 | Xbox One | PC | 3DS | iOS | Android
Eight Things That Just Don't Make Sense in the Pokemon Universe
Twenty years later and I still have questions and no answers. Half the Pokémon universe makes no sense, and it’s time to see if we can...
Tuesday 27 Dec 2016 11:00am |
Mark's Top Five Games of 2016
With 2016 winding down, Mark reflects on a memorable year of gaming. Find out his five favourites inside.
Thursday 15 Dec 2016 3:00pm |
PS4 | Xbox One | PC | 3DS
Reagan's Top Five Games of 2016
What were some of Reagan's favourite of 2016? Read his list and find out -- it might surprise you.
Tuesday 13 Dec 2016 3:00pm |
Xbox One | PC | 3DS
November 2016 Game Release Schedule
The busiest month of the year for games is winding down, but that doesn't mean you don't have titles to look forward to!
Thursday 27 Oct 2016 8:00am |
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Pokémon: The First Time
Pokemon’s first incarnation was an unpolished, buggy mess – but in ‘98 it was epic. Brian revisits his memories of Gen 1, and invites...
Friday 5 Aug 2016 11:00am |
3DS | iOS | Android
‘Exciting’ Pokemon News Scheduled for Tomorrow
The news will be delivered early tomorrow morning during the latest Nintendo Direct, 2AM NZST on June 7.
Tuesday 6 Jun 2017 8:28am
Switch | 3DS
Pokemon Developer Hiring for Console Version of ‘Globally Popular RPG’
More proof of a Pokemon game making its way to console? A newly translated job listing seems to point that way.
Tuesday 21 Mar 2017 8:27am
NZGamer.com 2016 Game of the Year Awards
What were some of your favourite picks for 2016? Head on inside and have your say by voting across 24 different categories!
Monday 16 Jan 2017 11:00am
PS4 | Xbox One | Wii U | PC | 3DS | iOS | Android
What’s on Your Christmas Wish List?
The holiday season is fast approaching. What games or consoles do you want to see under your tree?
Friday 16 Dec 2016 3:00pm
PS4 | Xbox One | Wii U | PC | Vita | 3DS
Pokemon Sun and Moon Break Records, Fastest-Selling Nintendo Games in Oceania
Moving 240,000 units across New Zealand and Australia, the pair of games sold 67-percent more than the previous record holder.
Thursday 8 Dec 2016 9:51am
Report: Pokémon Sun and Moon Get Nintendo Switch Version
Codenamed Pokémon Stars, production for the game paused in the last few months of Sun/Moon's development. Since then, it’s been picked back...
Monday 21 Nov 2016 9:13am
Switch | 3DS
Nintendo Blocks 3DS Online Access for Pokémon Sun/Moon Pirates
If you’ve got an illegitimate copy of the game, the publisher could have you and your entire 3DS in the crosshairs next.
Thursday 17 Nov 2016 8:32am
New Games Releasing This Week: November 14 - 20
Just what’s on the gaming agenda this week? We’ve arranged some of the biggest upcoming releases into one handy article!
Monday 14 Nov 2016 8:00am
PS4 | Xbox One | PC | 3DS
Fan Made Pokémon Uranium Ceases Development
No more patches or updates will be coming to the project, following its release after nine years of development.
Thursday 22 Sep 2016 1:27pm
Pokémon Games Are Coming to the NX
Pokémon Company executive Tsunekazu Ishihara confirmed the news today, but no news if it will be at launch.
Wednesday 21 Sep 2016 9:26am
Wii U | 3DS
Watch the Nintendo Treehouse Stream
Need as much Legend of Zelda in your life as possible? Check out Nintendo's stream on Wednesday June 15, 4AM NZST to see it all!
Tuesday 14 Jun 2016 9:00pm
Wii U | 3DS