Monday 5 December 2016 | RSS

 
    Feedback
     

    Pokemon

    News about Pokemon.

    Pokemon Go to add NFC for trading

    July 18th, 2016

    Players of augmented reality mobile app Pokemon Go will soon be able to trade the Pokemon they catch with other players through NFC, according to PokeGoFans. “Pokemon trading is one of the features that will be added to the game in upcoming updates,” the publication says. “Pokemon Go trading will be done using NFC — that is, sharing Pokemons without any cable by touching two phones together. There will be other trading options also available.”

    Nintendo looks to NFC to boost Wii U sales

    January 30th, 2014

    Making full use of the NFC functionality built into the Wii U GamePad is one of four strategies designed to boost the console’s flagging sales in the year ahead, Nintendo president Satoru Iwata has revealed… More

    NFC Pokemon toys arrive in USA

    August 30th, 2013

    Pokemon Rumble U, the Nintendo Wii U game that makes use of NFC figures, is now available in the US. The toys can be bought from GameStop stores across the country at US$3.99 each.

    Pokemon NFC figures ship in UK

    August 15th, 2013

    Pokemon Rumble U, the first game to make use of the NFC capabilities in the Nintendo Wii U video game system, has started shipping in the UK with NFC figures now available to buy from Game at £3.99 (US$6.20) each.

    Nintendo to offer NFC figures in the US

    July 26th, 2013

    Pokémon Rumble U, the Wii U game that uses NFC figures, will arrive in North America for US$17.99 on 29 August 2013. Sold exclusively at participating GameStop retail stores, a range of $3.99 NFC figures… More

    Nukotoys to launch range of NFC toys, trading cards and video games

    November 1st, 2010

    The Silicon Valley start-up plans to use near field communication technology to build a new category of toy products that children can play with both online and offline. More