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PETA releases “Pokémon Black and Blue” to raise awareness of virtual monster abuse

PETA releases “Pokémon Black and Blue” to raise awareness of virtual monster abuse

PETA is no stranger to the video game world, and today it has a brand new flash game for concerned animal lovers to check out. Capitalizing on yesterday's release of Pokémon Black and White 2 to spread its message, the group has released Pokémon Black and Blue, in which users take on the role of abused Pokémon as they fight to free themselves from their trainers. The game features Pikachu, Snivy, Tepig, and Oshawott, but Pokéfans may not immediately recognize them.

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SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: October 5, 2012

SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: October 5, 2012

We've arrived at another Friday evening, which means that the weekend lies ahead. Today, as many of you probably already know, was the one-year anniversary of the passing of Steve Jobs. Apple paid tribute to Jobs in a new video released today, and it was announced that three modified MacBook Pros will be auctioned off in memory of Jobs. On the lighter side of things, Lenovo is celebrating the 20th anniversary of the ThinkPad with a look back through time, and Samsung's profits for Q3 2013 managed to break company records (not an easy thing to do, considering how popular Samsung is).

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Special edition Pikachu 3DS XL lands in Europe later this year

Special edition Pikachu 3DS XL lands in Europe later this year

Bored with the red and blue 3DS XL variants Nintendo is currently offering? If you live in Europe and like Pokemon enough to let everyone know, you're in luck, because Nintendo has announced that its special edition Pikachu 3DS will be launching in Europe later this year. The handheld, which is bright yellow in color and features a large image of Pikachu on the front, was announced today during the company's latest Nintendo Direct livestream.

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Pokemon Black and White 2 early purchasers get Genesect free

Pokemon Black and White 2 early purchasers get Genesect free

Being a Pokemon trainer can be rough, especially if you made some bad decisions throughout your journey. Sure, that Pidgey was cute, but cute doesn't matter much when that same Pidgey has to go up against something like a Dragonite. Luckily, Nintendo is here to give you an edge in battle, provided you're willing to show your support for the Pokemon franchise and purchase Pokemon Black and White 2 early.

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Pokemon cards seized in counterfeit card sting

Pokemon cards seized in counterfeit card sting

More than $200,000 worth of Pokemon trading cards were destroyed. On purpose. By government officials. At least, that's what they would have been worth if they were real. Some may think that the US Customs and Border Protection agency has better things to do with its time than crack down on people selling fake Pokemon cards, but genuine collectors out there surely appreciate this.

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Nintendo Pokemon Conquest new features revealed

Nintendo Pokemon Conquest new features revealed

The franchise that is usually on the bleeding edge of connectivity and high-end features for Nintendo's portable systems (read: rudimentary basic services on other systems) is making its presence on the DS known. While not a lot of the newly announced features actually push the DS to its limit, they will nonetheless be a very welcome addition to long-time franchise fans.

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Pokémon Conquest launches for Nintendo DS on June 18th

Pokémon Conquest launches for Nintendo DS on June 18th

Nintendo has announced that they’ll be bringing a new Pokemon game for the Nintendo DS to the United States, called Pokémon Conquest. The game will be a locally translated version of an exisiting Pokemon game in Japan, Pokémon + Nobunaga's Ambition. The game will also be playable in 2D on the Nintendo 3DS, and be released on June 18th.

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Nintendo offering new legendary Pokemon downloads

Nintendo offering new legendary Pokemon downloads

Beginning tomorrow, March 10, Pokefans will be able to catch the latest entry in the ever expanding collection of pocket monsters. The legendary Pokemon Reshiram and Zekrom will be available as a Wi-Fi download event until April 8. Anyone with a copy of Pokemon Black or Pokemon White will be able to take advantage of the offer.

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Nintendo confirms Pokemon Black and White 2

Nintendo confirms Pokemon Black and White 2

Have we finally reached the point where Nintendo has run out of colors for which to name its Pokemon RPG titles? After it chose black and white for the last installment, it seemed like that might be the case. Now it seems even more that way, as the next two entries in the franchise will be named Pokemon White 2 and Pokemon Black 2. However, the naming may not be entirely due to the fact that there are only a few colors left to choose.

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