May19

Run of Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu/Eevee to feature as part of the RPG Limit Break 2024 marathon in benefit of the National Alliance on Mental Illness

RPG Limit Break 2024 has begun. This speedrunning marathon is started May 19th, and will run through to May 25th, with runs being a mix of online and on-location live out of the DoubleTree Hotel-Salt Lake City Airport in Utah. Like its predecessors, this year's event will be raising money for the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI). A speedrun of Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu/Eevee is set to feature in the event, which can either be watched from the event's Twitch channel or from their website.
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May6

Pokémon Scarlet to feature as the closing run of Action Role Playing Games Marathon Event 2024 in support of the Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation

Action Role Playing Games Marathon Event (ARPGME) will be hosting their 8th annual speedrunning event from May 6th to May 12th. A full game run of Pokémon Scarlet is set to feature as the final run of the marathon. ARPGME will be raising money for The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation, and will be hosted on the ReallyReallyLongAThon Twitch channel.
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Mar31

Join Bulbagarden and other livestreamers between April 7th to April 14th for the Catch a Million 2024 event, in benefit of childhood cancer research

The 2024 edition of the Catch a Million charity marathon starts next Sunday April 7th, running through to Sunday April 14th. This annual event has raised over $60000 since its inception for St. Baldrick's Foundation, an organization that supports research into childhood cancer. Any and all streamers are welcome to participate in this event, no matter their channel size, level of viewership, or preferred streaming platform. Bulbagarden will itself be streaming 24/7 throughout Catch a Million 2024, with a rotating crew of Bulbagarden staff baton passing to each other to keep the catches and donations going at all hours of the day and night.
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Mar30

Five New Poké Lids unveiled this past week, to be installed across Japan's Wakayama Prefecture across April and May

A set of 5 new Poké Lids have been unveiled ahead of their installation across Wakayama Prefecture in Japan over the coming two months. These Poke Lids were illustrated by Saya Tsuruta, who fans may recognize as a prominent TCG card artist and the designer of Pokemon like Audino and Goomy. Saya also illustrated the location previews in Pokémon Heart Gold and Soul Silver Versions.
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Mar19

A new version of the popular Ironmon challenge, dubbed "Super Kaizo", debuts on Twitch streamer and Ironmon creator iateyourpie's channel

iateyourpie returned on Monday March 18th, 2024 with the latest incarnation of his Ironmon challenge run series, with his first stream of Super Kaizo Ironmon peaking at over 5000 viewers. Ironmon has been a popular challenge run for streamers since its conception in 2020, particularly the Kaizo ruleset. It can be described as a cross between a randomizer and a permadeath challenge, wherein Pokémon that have fainted can no longer be used, with many additional rules and restrictions tacked on to make it even more difficult for the sake of difficulty and entertainment to stream viewers. Ironmon challenges are not related to the Nuzlocke challenge.
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Mar13

Pokémon Red and Emerald to feature as part of a multiworld randomizer in the Multithon 2024 speedrun marathon in support of BluePath Service Dogs

Multithon 2024 is being held this week from March 14th to March 17th, with an additional preshow on the 13th. This year's marathon, which is raising money for BluePath Service Dogs, will feature both Pokémon Red and Pokémon Emerald, alongside Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past and Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening DX in a multiworld format using Archipelago. The event's stream will be active on the Multithon Twitch channel from 9:00am (PDT) to around 12:30am (PDT) each day if the event.
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Mar13

Fukui Prefecture's first six Poké Lids unveiled, featuring ambassadorial Pokémon Dragonite

Even more Poké Lids are coming, this time to Fukui Prefecture, where Dragonite is the Prefectural Ambassador. The six Poké Lids feature Dragonite, along with Archen and Tyrantrum (Katsuyama), Togetic and Zigzagoon (Awara), Honedge and Toxel (Echizen), Kubfu (Eiheiji), Tatsugiri (Takahama), and Mareanie and Wiglett (Mihama). These Lids were all illustrated by sowsow, a prominent Pokémon Trading Card Game illustrator who has also contributed illustrations to Pokémon Sleep and the Pokémon x Van Gogh museum exhibit.
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Feb21

Two Pokémon Mystery Dungeon games, including a Japanese-exclusive WiiWare title, to feature in this week's Mystery Dungeon RTA FES 5 speedrun marathon

Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Sky and the Japanese WiiWare exclusive Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Let's Go! Stormy Adventure Squad are set to be featured in the fifth annual Mystery Dungeon RTA FES event, which is being held this week starting today, February 22nd, and running through to February 25th. The event will be hosted on the RTA In Japan Twitch channel.
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