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Pokemon Sells a Lot. Noooooo, Really?

posted on April 27th, 2007 by matt

In the most unsurprising bit of news to come along in some time, Nintendo has announced that their flagship DS titles, Pokemon Diamond and Pearl, have accumulated over 1 million units sold in little less than a week’s time. Seriously, was there ever a doubt that this wouldn’t happen? Pokemon is the crack for gaming: everyone knows it isn’t good for you, but it’s so hard to quit.

Aww jeez, we doin’ this Pokemon thing again?

Not to say the games suck (the original GameBoy one was uber-good), but I’m not sure how many times Nintendo/Game Freak have to make the exact same game over and over before fans finally realize that the series needs a revamp. Personally, I’m still holding out for the console MMO that everyone seems to wish for. And I’m sure some snot-nosed little punk will defeat my Squirtle in no time too.

So, did any vl reader venture out into the wilderness and pick themselves up a copy? I won’t laugh, I promise….

Ahahaha, dorks!

[Via Kotaku]

2 Comments

  1. jay said on April 27, 2007:

    I don’t want to talk about it.

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