The Play! Pokémon Podcast

The Play! Pokémon Podcast is here to guide you through the finals of the Pokémon Players Cup, this summer's online tournament series.

Week to week, our resident Ace Trainers will keep you in the loop on the Pokémon Trading Card Game, Pokkén Tournament DX, and VGC battles in Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield as we prepare to crown our first-ever Players Cup Champions!





Episode 5—September 10, 2020

The Play! Pokémon Podcast may have reached its final episode, but there is still some celebrating to do! Jay and the Ace Trainers cover the huge news that dropped today: Players Cup II is on the way for TCG and VGC! We also catch up over our favorite moments from the first Players Cup, with a sprinkling of user-submitted questions thrown in for good measure. A perfect way to close out the series... Enjoy!


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Episode 4—September 2, 2020

It's the most epic episode of The Play! Pokémon Podcast yet! In Episode 4, Jay and the Ace Trainers get to know the champions of the Players Cup a little bit better with some interviews. Santino Tarquinio and Kay get vocal about VGC, Jack Millar joins Mia to talk TCG, and Shadowcat and Brendan grapple with the big questions for Pokkén Tournament DX. But there's more: we go in-depth on our coverage of the TCG finals, and the Question of the Week causes our usually sweet Ace Trainers to get a little spicy... Enjoy!


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Episode 3—August 26, 2020

Here comes Episode 3 of The Play! Pokémon Podcast! In this week's coverage of the Players Cup, Jay and Scott are blown away by the fantastic finals in VGC, with Mia and Kyle tagging in to talk Top 16 Trainers heading into the TCG finals. Then Brendan's back to finesse our Cheer Skills and show some Support in Pokkén Tournament DX. For the Question of the Week, our Ace Trainers show some ingenuity in selecting a Pokémon personal trainer. Enjoy!


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Episode 2—August 19, 2020

It's Episode 2 of The Play! Pokémon Podcast! In this week's coverage of the Players Cup, Jay and Scott look over the Top 16 Trainers left in VGC, and Mia guides us through the TCG shake-up from rotation and the addition of Darkness Ablaze. Then, Brendan is let loose to talk about the incredible finals of Pokkén Tournament DX. If that's not enough, our Ace Trainers are left speechless by inspiring answers to The Question of the Week. Enjoy!


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Episode 1—August 12, 2020

Welcome to The Play! Pokemon Podcast! The series kicks off with Jay, Kay, and Jeremy talking through stats for featured Pokémon and decks in weeks 1-3 of the Pokémon Players Cup for VGC and TCG. Then, Brendan joins the fray to shine a light on players who have qualified for the finals of Pokkén Tournament DX. Lastly, the Question of the Week serves up some odd answers to a culinary-based query. Enjoy!


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