The Pokemon Card Game Celebration Gets NOW – Check Out These New 25th Anniversary Cards | Games | Entertainment
Pokemon The Trading Card Game fans can now purchase Celebration Packs.
To commemorate the 25th anniversary of the collectible card game, The Pokemon Company has released a selection of new sets and packs.
Available starting today (October 8), the latest expansion is supposed to “play 25 years of nostalgia with fierce Pokémon, mind-blowing art, and evolutionary strategies.”
The Pokemon Company explains more: “Each Pokemon TCG expansion is unique, but the Pokemon TCG: Celebrations collection takes the extraordinary to another level.
“Featuring a classic collection in addition to other exciting cards, this expansion features a parade of celebration cards you won’t find anywhere else.
“Celebrate 25 years of Pokemon with a collection that highlights some of the game’s and Pokemon’s most memorable moments.”
Special Celebration Sets include the Elite Trainer Box 25th Anniversary Edition, available from Smyths for £ 52.49.
The Bumper Card Pack includes various card boosters, a foil card, 65 card sleeves, 45 energy cards, a player guide, a rulebook, six damage counter dice, a stack dice or face, two acrylic condition markers, a collection box and a card code.
Slightly cheaper is the Deluxe Pikachu-themed Pinbox, which can be picked up from Smyths for £ 21.99.
“Celebrate Pokémon with the famous Pikachu, soar through the waves and the sky on a special pin to commemorate 25 years of great times and great adventures!
This beloved icon of the Pokemon world is part of an amazing collection that includes a special promo card featuring Zacian LV.X, a handful of Pokemon TCG: Celebration boosters, and more.
“Ride the waves and explore the daring blue skies with some of your favorite Pokémon!”
Other items include the Charizard, Dark Sylveon, and Dragapult Prime collections, as well as a collector’s chest, mini boxes, and more.
Needless to say, you can also purchase individual card packs from high street retailers across the country.
Speaking of Pokémon, Nintendo is only a few months away from the release of the Nintendo Switch remakes of Diamond and Pearl.
Upcoming Pokemon games are based on the Nintendo DS versions of the same name.
Nintendo Switch editions will include new and improved visuals, as well as a host of quality of life improvements.
“The adventures in Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Pokemon Shining Pearl will take place in the Sinnoh region.
Rich in nature and with the mighty Mount Coronet at its heart, Sinnoh is a land of many myths passed down through the ages. You will visit many different places in the Sinnoh region, while striving to become the champion of the Pokemon League. “