The Hyper Voice
#75 - Expanding Your Horizons

#75 - Expanding Your Horizons

January 15, 2020

Jon Hu is here to talk about the first ever Regional tournament on the Switch over in Germany! We break down the top teams and discuss a future International as well as the upcoming Dallas, Texas Regional in North America. We also react to the stunning announcement of the Pokemon Sword and Pokemon Shield expansion pass from last week’s surprise Pokemon Direct and what implications this may have moving forward.

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Stephen: https://twitter.com/SuperMorioka

Alex: https://twitter.com/LexiconVGC

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#74 - The Pendulum Switch

#74 - The Pendulum Switch

January 10, 2020

Happy New Year everyone! The 2020 format has officially begun and there is a lot to discuss. We recap the World Champion Invitational as well as news and updates that occurred over the winter break. We have also attended live tournaments using the Nintendo Switch and share our best practices for your next event.

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Stephen: https://twitter.com/SuperMorioka

Alex: https://twitter.com/LexiconVGC

#73 - Rock Solid Core

#73 - Rock Solid Core

December 21, 2019

We are finishing the 2019 year strong with a roundup of several recent online tournaments for Pokemon Sword and Pokemon Shield! We also discuss a special tournament of World Champions and what game updates need to happen before the format switch in January.

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Stephen: https://twitter.com/SuperMorioka

Alex: https://twitter.com/LexiconVGC

#72 - Gigantamax Rules! Make My Monster Grow

#72 - Gigantamax Rules! Make My Monster Grow

December 12, 2019

Kimo Nishimura has joined the show this week as we size up Gigantamax Pokemon and the official rules recently released for the 2020 format! We discuss our various timers, hardware accessories, and how big of a factor Gigantamax might be. However, we must first cover the final Ultra Series Regional in North America in beautiful, sunny California.

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Stephen: https://twitter.com/SuperMorioka

Alex: https://twitter.com/LexiconVGC

Kimo: https://twitter.com/TapuKimo

#71 - Show Me Your Moves

#71 - Show Me Your Moves

December 6, 2019

We’re getting technical about Pokemon in Galar! We first briefly cover a small Regional in Florida from Ultra Series and then talk a lot about various updates to moves. We then conclude the episode by discussing some practice tournaments to learn as much as we can during the early stages of the brand new metagame.

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Stephen: https://twitter.com/SuperMorioka

Alex: https://twitter.com/LexiconVGC

#70 - Get Up to Speed

#70 - Get Up to Speed

November 27, 2019

The time has finally come! Pokemon Sword and Pokemon Shield have been released on the Nintendo Switch! We start off this episode by covering the Latin America International, one of the final few remaining Ultra Series events, before providing our first impressions of the new games. We then dabble into a few updates to competitive aspects of the game and share a major revelation that may reshape the double battle landscape in Generation 8. This episode is brought to you with no spoilers!

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Stephen: https://twitter.com/SuperMorioka

Alex: https://twitter.com/LexiconVGC

#69 - Mega Mon Legacy Collection 2

#69 - Mega Mon Legacy Collection 2

November 14, 2019

Raghav Malaviya is here on our final episode before the official release of Pokemon Sword and Pokemon Shield! We conclude our rundown of Mega Pokemon and provide a brief recap of the west coast Regional in Portland, Oregon. We then talk about some minty fresh items and various other updates being implemented that make building teams within the game even easier. Onward to the Galar region!

#68 - Mega Mon Legacy Collection

#68 - Mega Mon Legacy Collection

November 8, 2019

Pokemon Sword and Pokemon Shield draw ever closer as we continue our discussion about Mega Evolution. We go into individual detail about the first wave of these iconic Pokemon introduced while also covering major tournament events in France and the United States.

#67 - A Mega Farewell Redux from A to Z-Moves

#67 - A Mega Farewell Redux from A to Z-Moves

October 31, 2019

Aaron Traylor joins the show this week to discuss several significant and influential generational mechanics! We start to say our final farewells as Mega Stones and Z-Crystals only have a limited time left in competitive play. With Pokemon Sword and Pokemon Shield merely weeks away, we also bring the big topic of Dynamax into the conversation.

#66 - The Stream World Big Switch

#66 - The Stream World Big Switch

October 25, 2019

Mike Woitalla is here to talk about streams from the perspective of a tournament organizer and judge! We cover streams past and present as well as the challenges that may lie ahead in the future for Pokemon on the Nintendo Switch. Lastly, we discuss the big Gigantamax reveals of some familiar faces.