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Pokemon franchise far from over; 1 million copies of new game sold in five days

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  1. zekrahminator

    zekrahminator McLovin

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    A lot of people seem to think that Pokemon was just a fad, as was Brittney Spear's music. However, judging by the sales figures of Pokemon Diamond/Pearl, it is obvious that Pokemon is far from dead. One million copies of Pokemon Diamond/Pearl have been sold in little less than five days. This is apparently a "faster rate than any previous Pokemon games since the franchise's U.S. introduction". These sales are partially in thanks to the gigantic sales of the Nintendo DS.

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    haha it was number 1 on GameSpot so i looked at the forum and it had 350+ topics
  3. bruins004 New Member

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    I guess you gotta catch them all after all.
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    Gonna take quite a while in the new ones. over 480+ pokemon.
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    i wish Nintendo made pc games.
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    i want a 2d mario for pc
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    ahhh the good old days of pokemon
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    FFS will pokemon just die already? I still hate it.. and in fact I only liked it when there was a game on cnet where you could kill all the different pokemon with tanks an stuff :D
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    WarEagleAU Bird of Prey

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    PIKAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA CHU!!!!!!!

    Ok, I seriously hate pokemon and those who like it. ALL POKEMON SHOULD DIE!!!
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    Ketxxx Heedless Psychic

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    W00t! who wants to form a pikachu killing gang? :D
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    ....this may very well be the "start of pokemon's sucess" lol... to an unimaginable scale. I remember pokemon emerald, after two days it was sold out all across sydney :(
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    raises hand
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    How do you get loads of Pikachu's onto a bus?

    Pokemon :p lmao
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    Imagine a Pokemon MMO like WOW (or whatever genre it is)..
    Everyone is either a trainer, breeder, etc trying to catch pokemon and going to gyms competing for badges, medals, ribbons, etc. Then go to cities and small towns to find people to forum a clan and compete against each other because you don't like them, etc. And, whatever else they do in Pokemon land. You would either be a good trainer/breeder or a evil trainer/breeder (Team Rocket of sorts). I beat you could get people to pay a $5 monthly fee for that MMO online! But I would give them the first 6 months free to allow them time to level up their pokemon. Then make them pay for it from then on!
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    there is one sorta like it but it's 2d and on a page :roll: :roll:
    A 3d version can be awesome :)
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    I don't really like the Pokemon anime, but the RPGs for the GB, GBA... were awesome imho. Really good RPGs, had a lot of fun playing some of them. :)

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