Pokémon Launches Victini Distribution and Theatrical Event this Weekend

BELLEVUE, WA - November 28 th, 2011 - Pokémon™ fans can enjoy a special Victini "double feature" this weekend. Starting Saturday, December 3 rd, Pokémon Black Version and Pokémon White Version video game players can receive the Victory Pokémon Victini in their game via a special distribution, and discover it's ready for battle with a set of very powerful moves! Coinciding with the Victini distribution's launch is the U.S. theatrical debut of Pokémon the Movie: White-Victini and Zekrom, in theaters for only two days, Saturday and Sunday, December 3 rd and 4 th. To ensure you're a part of the historic Pokémon the Movie: White-Victini and Zekrom theatrical event at more than 375 theaters nationwide, go to www.pokemon.com/moviewhite for a link to show times and locations.

From December 3 rd through Saturday, December 31 st, a Level 50 Victini will be available for Pokémon Black Version and Pokémon White Version players via Nintendo® Wi-Fi Connection service. This Victini has an unbelievable move set, including signature moves of Reshiram and Zekrom: Fusion Flare and Fusion Bolt! Victini also knows V-create, an immensely powerful Fire-type move, and Searing Shot, another Fire-type attack that hits all other Pokémon in most battles. To cap it off, this Victini holds a Fire Gem, which provides a one-time power boost to one of Victini's Fire-type moves. Obtaining this special Victini will add star power to your Pokémon team!

To participate in the Victini character distribution event, you will need:

  • A Nintendo DS™, Nintendo DSi™, Nintendo DSi XL™, or Nintendo 3DS™ system
  • A copy of the Pokémon Black Version or Pokémon White Version game
  • No more than 11 Wonder Cards in your possession
For instructions on how to receive Victini in your copy of Pokémon Black Version or Pokémon White Version via Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection service, go to www.pokemon.com. Wireless broadband access is required for this distribution. For more information on accessing Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection, go to www.support.nintendo.com.    

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About Pokémon

The Pokémon Company International, a subsidiary of The Pokémon Company in Japan, manages the property outside of Asia and is responsible for brand management, licensing, marketing, the Pokémon Trading Card Game, the animated TV series, home entertainment, and the official Pokémon website. Pokémon was launched in Japan in 1996 and today is one of the most popular children's entertainment properties in the world. For more information, visit www.pokemon.com.

About Nintendo

The worldwide pioneer in the creation of interactive entertainment, Nintendo Co., Ltd., of Kyoto, Japan, manufactures and markets hardware and software for its Wii home console, Nintendo 3DS and Nintendo DS family of portable systems. Since 1983, when it launched the Nintendo Entertainment System , Nintendo has sold more than 3.7 billion video games and more than 600 million hardware units globally, including the current-generation Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi and Nintendo DSi XL , as well as the Game Boy , Game Boy Advance, Super NES , Nintendo 64 and Nintendo GameCube systems. It has also created industry icons that have become well-known, household names such as Mario , Donkey Kong , Metroid , Zelda and Pokémon . A wholly owned subsidiary, Nintendo of America Inc., based in Redmond, Wash., serves as headquarters for Nintendo's operations in the Western Hemisphere. For more information about Nintendo, please visit the company's website at http://www.nintendo.com.

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