‘Pokemon Duel’ Now Available in English For Android and iOS!

Released almost a year ago in Japan, the freemium board game app Pokemon Comaster has now been released in English, but under the new title of Pokemon Duel. It is available for download right now in the Google Play and Apple stores.

The game is a strategy board game in which you try to move your Pokemon figures to your opponent’s goal spot before they reach yours. It is loosely based on the Pokemon TFG. You have a “deck” of Pokemon figures that you collect and use, each with different attacks and characteristics you use to battle your way to your opponent’s side of the field. Like most freemium games, it’s free to play, but you can pay to get a better experience.

Pokemon Duel is a strategy board game that uses virtual Pokemon figures. Build a deck with your favorite figures and then leap into a League Match! Compete with players from around the world for a chance to enter the top League rankings in League Matches. You’ll fight your rivals in real time! Win duels, get all kinds of cool figures and items, and make your deck stronger!

Update: Pokemon just uploaded an English trailer.


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  1. YanMeaga Ogre Darner Pokemon... C'mon...


    Seems like another "Skylander" or "Disney Infinity" kinda way to milk money...

    Good one Pokemon
  2. Celever Wheeeee~

    Forum Mod News Staff Activities Staff Chat Room Staff Member

    I've just downloaded this game onto my phone after reading this news article and it's in maintenance! :mad: Not a terrible thing or anything -- just a shame that they didn't wait to release the final product until it was fully complete, since already there are a lot of bad reviews from non-sensical kids on the app store like "this is boring game". No duh, you haven't played it yet! :p

    I'll post again later on with my first impressions of the game once it's done with maintenance. I'm actually quite excited, because I didn't know this was a thing even in Japanese until just now, so it's a lovely surprise.
  3. Ami Dark Professor/Leader of the Destiny Tower League
    Ami Dark


    Ugh...well it better be good if it's being worked on. It'd be boss if the figures also worked in other games too.
  4. Athena Envoy of Mediation

    Advanced Member Member

    Except that the figures are digital only, so no cool little Pokémon Duel figures for us.
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  5. kylefiredude Aspiring Trainer


    Are they released in Canada? I don't see it yet, on App Store or Google Play.
  6. @Celever let us know how the game is. I'm still on dat Pokémon Go grind (even though I don't go as hard) but have found myself obsessing over YGO Duel Links more than anything else right now. I always prefer to support Pokémon, but man this app is just way more than I expected and is so much fun.

    What are the in-app purchases, just different figures or what? Can't download the game because I don't have space on my phone lol
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  7. Green778 It's always darkest before the dawn...


    I really do hope they could come as Amiibos...

    I was into the board game, but now I can finally afford to play it :p
  8. jessalakasam Floette is love Floette is life


    Honestly they should have brought back the TFG instead of this judging by how awesome the figures look... as for the game itself don't have opinions on it yet, it's still downloading
  9. bbninjas Squid or Kid?

    Forum Super Mod Advanced Member Member

    I think that having physical figures and integrating those with the mobile game is just not going to happen unfortunately, since Apple doesn't get any revenue from them. I believe they ended up taking down the iPad version of PTCGO because of the codes, until the programmers removed that feature from the mobile version entirely.
  10. jessalakasam Floette is love Floette is life


    So... after playing I like it but.... the load times are just ridiculous
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  11. mrtuxedocat pokemon youtuber


    I really wish that it would speed up the opponent finding process some more because it takes me about 8 minutes to find one opponents :(
  12. Blakers In it to win it!


    Exactly! There's nobody online! It's kinda annoying, but it did just come out...:mad:
  13. Celty Has the "Style"


    When I first heard about this thing I was excited about it, however in the time that past since then I've simply lost interest in it.
  14. YanMeaga Ogre Darner Pokemon... C'mon...


    Shame, I was starting to look forward to them...
  15. Pokemon Sun and Moon fan I have the all seeing eye
    Pokemon Sun and Moon fan


    This seems like their way of trying to fit in with all the card strategy games like clash royal and other ones, which I guess looks ok.
  16. Niph Aspiring Trainer


    Look at release date for the original Pokemon Trading Figure Game. :D
    This game has around 10 years! And yes, you still can buy some figurines (check on ebay :p )
  17. jessalakasam Floette is love Floette is life


    Yeah the TFG was awesome unfortunately it was discontinued after the first set (Next Quest) but sets 2 and 3 figures are available though some are $100+
  18. BraviaryBoi Anonymus


    Decent game. Bit like clash royale really. A little confusing on certain parts as well as hard to obtain gems. Only thing I really hate is that I haven't a actually played a game with someone other than the rival.
  19. Ken Masters Aspiring Trainer
    Ken Masters


    The second day was waaaaaaaaay better than "opening day" , the load times are shorter (i played 5 ranked match in like 30 minutes) the figures are cool (as you may think the rares and EX figures are the cooler, that animation on Ex pokemon is sick) this is a game you can call..."easy to play , difficult to master".
  20. scattered mind Competitive VG Forums Mod
    scattered mind

    Forum Mod Member

    It's one of those game that you play and say "ok this is really bori.. WOW I got a Lucario ! Sweet!!"
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