'Pokkén Event' joins the Pokémon Championship collection

'Pokkén Tournament' joins the Pokémon Championship series

Pokkén Event is the newest evolution of the Pokémon online game franchise, that includes your favourite pocket monsters battling one-on-one in a 3D area. It seems like a really perfect aggressive preventing recreation, which is one cause it is becoming a member of the official Pokémon Championship Collection this yr. Pokkén Event is not even out but — it drops for the Wii U on March 18th — however gamers round america can check out for a spot within the Championship Collection on February twenty seventh at a handful GameStop places. See the complete listing of collaborating shops under.

Winners from the Early Entry Competitors tournaments head to the regional finals on the Nintendo Retailer in New York on March seventeenth. Two victors then every obtain a Wii U, a replica of Pokkén Event and a journey award to the 2016 Pokémon US Nationwide Championships in Columbus, Ohio, in July. The 2016 Pokémon World Championships comply with in San Francisco in mid-August.

However, all of it begins with these Early Entry Competitions. They’re open to the general public on a primary-come, first-served foundation, they usually’re cut up into two age brackets (these born in 2001 or later, and people in 2000 or earlier). Regional tournaments start at 10AM native time on February twenty seventh at every of the next GameStop places:

  • 2201 Preston Street, Plano, TX
  • 1841 Chamblee Tucker Street, Chamblee, GA
  • 3972 Barranca Parkway, Irvine, CA
  • 8115 S. John Younger Parkway, Orlando, FL
  • 6451 W. Diversey Ave., Chicago, IL
  • 242 Bellevue Sq., Bellevue, WA
  • 32 E. 14th St. – Union Sq., New York, NY
  • 3914 Rivermark Plaza, Santa Clara, CA

Pokkén Event may even make an look at this yr’s Evo Championship Collection preventing recreation event in Las Vegas from July fifteenth to seventeenth.

Good luck, Pokkén trainers.

Jessica is knowledgeable nerd, specializing in unbiased gaming, eSports and Harry Potter. She’s written for on-line retailers since 2008, with 4 years as Senior Reporter at Joystiq. She’s additionally a sci-fi novelist with a accomplished manuscript floating by way of the mysterious ether of potential publishers. Jessica graduated from ASU’s Walter Cronkite Faculty of Journalism in 2011 with a bachelor’s in journalism.