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Nintendo has confirmed (via ONM) that Pokémon Black and White will be launching in the UK on March 4, two days before it makes its way to the US (but six months after it was released in Japan).

Pokémon Black and White adds seasonal cycles and 156 new Pokémon to the mix, bringing the overall count to something like sixty million. The evil group of villains are now known as Team Plasma, too - whatever happened to Team Rocket? It's clear we've been out of the loop for far too long.

The two games have already gone down well in Japan, shifting a whopping combined 4.91 million copies in 2010.

Black and White is the first real Pokémon sequel since 2007's Diamond and Pearl. Last year's HeartGold and SoulSilver were jazzed up pedometer-enabled versions of Gold and Silver, but that didn't stop them reaching a milestone of 10 million copies sold worldwide in July last year.

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Stegosaurus-Guy-II@ GeNeCyDe1993

Yup.

There's no P with this S3.
Posted 01:12 on 16 January 2011
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GeNeCyDe1993@ Stegosaurus-Guy-II

Is there backwards functionality?
Posted 01:11 on 16 January 2011
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Stegosaurus-Guy-II@ GeNeCyDe1993

Seeing as the 3DS comes out a month after (probably) you might as well wait.
Posted 00:48 on 16 January 2011
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GeNeCyDe1993

Will more than likely re-purchase a DS for this, depending on how my holiday funds are looking at the time of release. So many games so little money this year!
Posted 00:31 on 16 January 2011
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Woffls

Would rather have 8 and some extra secret post-game things to do, than 16 badges.

Gurdurr sounds like something steel workers say when they knock something over.
Posted 19:33 on 15 January 2011
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Stegosaurus-Guy-II@ Neon-Soldier32

8.

Has anyone seen the English names for some of the new Pokemon? Timburr and Gurdurr made me laugh.
Posted 19:27 on 15 January 2011
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Neon-Soldier32

How many badges! That's what I really want to know. I hope it's at least 16.
Posted 16:15 on 15 January 2011
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Deoxyslover

Sixty million? Thats funny, the total is h649, but I wonder, why didn't they add 1 more? 650 would make more sense. Unless, they're gonna add another generation.
Posted 14:12 on 15 January 2011

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