Category Archives: Pokemon

Nintendo announces Switch community tournaments at EGX

Nintendo will be hosting four community tournaments at EGX in Birmingham at the end of this month. Attendees are encouraged to bring their own Nintendo Switch to guarantee access to their own custom loadouts. There will be a Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Championship taking place on Thursday September 21st, an Arms 1v1 tournament on Friday…
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Higher admission fees confirmed for Pokémon European Championships in London

This December's Pokémon European International Championship in London is charging entrants more money to take part. The registration fee for the Masters Division tournament (ages 16+) is now £40, while the Junior Division (ages up to 11) and Senior Division (ages 12 to 15) cost £25 each. Previously, these kind of national events have been free to…
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You can now support Esports News UK on Patreon

You can now help support our UK eSports coverage by donating a small amount through the ENUK page on crowdfunding website Patreon. If you're a fan of what we do, and would like to contribute, you will allow us to produce better content, cover more games and pay for better web hosting (which means our site won't…
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Why Charizard Y is better than Charizard X

When I first got Pokémon Y, I was disappointed to learn that I couldn't Mega Evolve my Charizard into the Fire/Dragon hybrid Mega Charizard X. X in my opinion looks much better in black and blue than the standard Charizard orange, plus he's a dragon type. But come the end of the game, and testing out…
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Pokémon X and Y: Trading centre and chat zone

Are you looking for a certain Pokémon in Pokémon X or Y? Can't find the trade you want using the in-game Global Trade Station (GTS) or Wonder Trade? Leave a post below and chat with other users to swap friend codes and trade Pokémon, or take part in Friend Safaris and hunt for shiny Pokémon together. (more…)
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Top 50 multiplayer games

There's nothing quite like beating a friend or relative at a video game to get into the Christmas spirit, so we've rounded up the best competitive multiplayer games - both online and offline - to give you some extra gaming ideas this festive season. Here's our pick of the top 50 competitive multiplayer games. We've kept…
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How to catch a Shiny Pokémon (updated for X and Y)

Shiny Pokémon are the rarest types of pocket monsters you can catch, and have become somewhat of a Holy Grail for fans and collectors of the series. To celebrate the release of Pokémon X and Y, we explain how to catch one of these highly sought after shiny specimens. However, don't read on unless you…
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Turn your iPhone into a Pokédex using Siri

Forget having  to check your 3DS Pokédex every time you want to look up information on a Pokémon - now you can turn your iPhone into a Pokémon encyclopaedia using Siri and the Wolfram Alpha app. The app has updated its database with details on all the Pokémon available before X and Y (and those…
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