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Pokemon Omega and Alpha ship 7.7m units worldwide

Pokmon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire have moved more than 7.7m units internationally, The Pokmon Company has revealed. Siliconera reports on the company’s announcement, which arrives just one week after it had confirmed the game had combined for over 3m copies between Japan, US and other launch day territories on …

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Margin Makers: Guide to Pokémon merchandise

It’s one of the biggest kids’ media franchises in the world, and the second-largest video game IP of all time. MCV catches up with the best pocket monster merch For almost two decades, millions of budding Pokmon trainers have set out on their adventures to catch, train, battle and evolve …

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Pokémon remakes sell 1.5m units and top Japanese charts

Pokmon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire were the best-selling games in Japan this week, according to data provided by Famitsu. The remakes of 2003’s Ruby and Sapphire sold a combined total of 1.5 million units, making it one of the biggest launches of the year to date. These titles also …

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Another Pokemon game releases on iOS

The Pokmon Company has released yet another title on Apple platforms. It’s called Pokmon Camp and revolves around the idea of teaching gamers to become Pokmon trainers. Activities include using a spyglass to hunt for Pokmon, Pok Ball hurling, quizzes, type matching tests, photo editing and assorted mini-games. Kids will …

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Transparent 2DS consoles incoming alongside new Pokemon

Nintendo has added a couple of redesigned 2DS consoles to its already revealed limited edition 3DS machines. Eurogamer reports that Transparent Red and Transparent Blue versions of its kid-friendly handheld will be available from November 7th, tying in to the release of Pokmon Omega Ruby and Pokmon Alpha Sapphire later …

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Analysis: Pokémon appears on iPad. It’s super effective

The Pokmon Company is bringing its PC trading card game to iPad. SuperData CEO Joost van Dreunen explains why it’s a positive move Following the confirmation that Pokmon: The Trading Card Game (TCG) would be released on the iPad, Nintendo’s share price rose four per cent. After a period of …

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Nintendo reveals new free game offer for new 3DS buyers

Another free game offer has been unveiled to try and tempt consumers into buying a 3DS system this Christmas. To qualify gamers must register a new 3DS or 3DS XL and either Super Smash Bros or Pokemon Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire between today (September 11th) and January 12th 2015. Once that’s …

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Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire limited edition steelbook bundles coming to UK retail

Fans awaiting the next two Pokmon games will be able to get their hands on the titles as part of limited edition steelbook bundles. Pokmon Omega Ruby and Pokmon Alpha Sapphire, which will be released on November 28thon 3DS, will both be available with limited edition metallic cases in additional …

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The shocking Pokemon announcement is Tekken team’s arcade fighter Pokken

Bandai Namco’s Tekken team is developing a Pokemon-themed fighting game. It’s called Pokken and it due for release in Japanese arcades next year. There’s so far no hint that the game will either make it to the West or onto Nintendo’s Wii U or 3DS. The game looks very much …

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eSports: Behind the next billion-dollar industry

Competitive gaming is a big deal, generating millions upon millions of views and beginning to even outpace the rest of the games industry. MCV chatted to professional teams, event organisers and other firms involved in the burgeoning sector If you had asked someone five years ago whether they watch eSports, …

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