Column by Scott Thorne
January 17, 2021
This week, Scott Thorne offers some thoughts on the current Pokemon craze, and on a recent promotion.
'Time Spiral' on Top
April 9, 2021
Magic: The Gathering Time Spiral Remastered had a big month in March, according to the TCGplayer chart of the Top 25 Sealed TCG Products.
Game News Round-Up
May 28, 2021
We round up several recent stories with impact on the tabletop games business here.
Pokemon Bigger than Star Wars
May 8, 2001
In its first quarter report issued late last month, Hasbro reported a quarterly loss of $25 million, far worse than Wall Street estimates, and attributed the shortfall to rapidly falling sales of the Pokemon CCG.
Wizards of the Coast License Ending
March 12, 2003
Wizards of the Coast CEO Chuck Huebner has announced that the company will no longer produce the Pokemon trading card game after the next three releases.
Due Out on May 23rd
March 20, 2007
Pokemon USA has announced the May 23rd release of the latest Pokemon TCG Expansion , Pokemon Diamond & Pearl.
'Collection' and 'Elite Trainer Box'
January 6, 2014
Pokemon TCG: XY Collection and XY Elite Trainer Box added for February.
Manga Box Sets, Happy Meals
April 29, 2014
VIZ has manga box sets, McDonald's has XY Happy Meals.
May 9, 2014
The new games will launch worldwide this fall.
In Stores on November 5th
September 5, 2014
The 4th major expansion for the XY series ships in November.