Expect a Big Year for Pokemon in 2005!
Get ready for plenty of Pokemon in 2005.
Tsunekazu Ishihara, President of the Pokemon Company, said Pokemon games are coming for GameCube, GBA, and the DS. Two of those games has already been revealed. The Pokemon GameCube game will be a RPG like game (as revealed in the news: First Screenshots of the New Pokemon Game on GameCube (12/13/04). And the Nintendo DS games, Pokemon Diamond and Pokemon Pearl, however, we don't have specific details on the game yet, or any screenshots of the game. It's a mystery right now what that Pokemon GBA game will be.
Junichi Mazuda, a head developer, says that Pokemon Diamond and Pokemon Pearl will offer a lot of new ideas: "It will become a new type of game that offers a number of new forms of play."
Also, the 8th Pokemon movie will be released in Japan on July 16, 2005.
Back In the US
Pokemon Dash on the Nintendo DS will be released in March 14, 2005. Pokemon Emerald on GBA will be released in April 2005. Once Pokemon Diamond/Pearl is released in Japan (sometime in 2005), expect it to be released in the US a few months after the Japan release.
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