Pokemon Trading Card Game News & Tournaments
The Pokemon Trading Card Game has been around for years with Wizards of the Coast running the show. Now the game has new owners, new expansions, new tournaments, new rules and more! Gary's got the info on the Pokemon Trading Card Game that every great Pokemon Trainer needs to kick butt.
Pokemon Trading Card Game NewsThe biggest chunk 'o news about the Pokemon TCG is that Wizards of the Coast, the peeps behind Magic, Duel Masters and D&D, don't own it anymore. Nintendo, the video game giant, is running the show now. Nintendo took the game over in June of 2003 so they could focus on the e-Reader codes that let you swipe your Pokemon cards on your GBA to unlock games, secrets and more.
Pokemon Trading Card Game Expansion SetsNintendo has been busy making all kinds of new Pokemon cards and rules for you and your friends to play with. No, you can have two active Pokemon at the same time! Here's the list of the Pokemon expansions that have been released:
Each new set cleared up some old rules, added new stuff and included EX Pokemon with crazy new powers, but higher costs if they're beaten. The EX Team Magma vs. Team Aqua set dropped on March 15, 2004 and has new dual-energy Pokemon as well as Kyogre and Groudon from the Pokemon Ruby and Sapphire GBA games.