POKÉMON IS COMING TO NETFLIX
Starting Saturday, March 1st, you’ll be able to stream episodes of the Pokémon animated series on Netflix: Pokémon: Indigo League, Pokémon Black & White, and the movies Pokémon the Movie: Black—Victini and Reshiram and Pokémon the Movie: White—Victini and Zekrom.
Tempted to fire up some old epsidoes as soon as they go live, but I swear to god if I watch Ash set his Butterfree free one more time I just don’t think I can take it.
Real talk: Best oldschool Pokémon episode. GO!
Get Your Hygiene: Old School Nintendo Cartridge Soap
Firebox has these awesome Super Nintendo and GameBoy soaps, created from vegan-friendly ingredients and consisting of coconut oil, palm oil, and safflower oil. Each soap is shrink wrapped and comes in a cool plastic replica case.
GameBoy options for soap cartridges are Earthworm Jim, Pokemon Red/Blue, Kirby’s Dreamland, Tetris, Super Mario Land, and The Legend of Zelda, while those wanting a Super Nintendo cartridge can purchase The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past, Donkey Kong Country, Super Mario Kart, or Street Fighter II Turbo.
Get Pokemon Y For $20
Toys “R” Us, you done FUCKED up.
I’m about 80% sure Toys “R” Us messed up the price on Pokemon Y with this ad, but they’re selling Pokemon Y for $20. You can view the ad online, and if they don’t honor the price mismatch, you can always go to Walmart or Target, walk up to the customer service desk, and ask them to honor the price match on TRU's mistake. The ad can be found here on page 4 and can be pulled up in any store to match prices.
Custom Charizard Game Boy
OSKUNK slaps his iconic painting wizardry on on oldschool Game Boy, gussying it up with the most fearsome Pokémon starter to rule the skies: mutha’ effin’ CHARIZARD! Seriously, where does this dude keep finding Game Boys tho?
CHECK IT: More OSKUNK customs on Albotas
BUY: Game Boy cell phone cases
iPhone 5c With Pokemon Influence
Apple’s iPhone 5c has a vibrant choice of coloring, which makes it difficult to choose which sole phone you’d like to use in the line. Now, thanks to artist George Michael Brower, it might be an even harder choice with these Pokemon-inspired mockups. Totally rad artwork! You can head over to Brower’s site to download these wallpapers as stickers for free here.
Daily Graffiti: Pikachu’s Willy Edition
Sometimes you search for Pokémon street art and your eyeballs are blessed with a three-eyed Pikachu pissing a lightning bolt out of his dingaling, so, obviously, you have to share it with the world. You’re welcome, Internet.
CHECK IT: More geeky Graffiti from Albotas
JOIN US: The Albotas Geek Graffiti Flickr group
UPDATE: GAME OVER MAN!
We’re Giving Away A Free Digital Copy Of ‘Pokémon Y’
Haven’t had a chance to pick up the latest Pokémon game for 3DS yet? Worry not, Albotas has your back! We’re giving away a free download code for Pokémon Y that can be redeemed on the Nintendo eShop.
All you have to do drop us a line in the comment section of this post letting us know your favorite Pokémon memory. Did you shed a tear when Ash let his Butterfree go? Did you finally catch that shiny Ponyta? Or maybe you sent out some awesome Pokémon-themed save-the-dates for your wedding. Let us know!
Please note: multiple comments won’t count as multiple entries. Also, this is a download code redeemable only through the U.S. eShop. If your 3DS is from a different region, you won’t be able to redeem your prize.
We’ll update this post to announce one lucky winner on Monday, October 21 around 10am EST. Good luck!
AND THE WINNER IS: Karl Delagarza. Congrats! Shoot at email to brownkidd(at)albotas(dot)com to claim your prize.
Huge thanks to everyone else who participated. It was super awesome reading all of your favorite Pokémon memories even though it made me feel way old.
Thanks again to everyone for playing, and a mega huge thanks to Nintendo for hooking us up with the download code to give away. Stay tuned for more giveaways in the future!