Pokemon Black and White US Release Date Announced

By on May 28, 2010

The world’s favorite “find some critter’s and stuff them in a ball” franchise is coming back to the US and we have some racial divide on our hands! Yes, its Pokemon Black and Pokemon White! So many things wrong with this one! Nintendo has announced that these games will be landing on our shores in Spring of 2011. Grab your DS and sit tight because here they come! Check out some official artwork of the legendary Pokemon Resharim and Zekrom and the official press release after the jump!



Official Press Release:

REDMOND, Wash., May 28, 2010 – Two new Pokémon™ games, Pokémon Black Version and Pokémon White Version, for the Nintendo DS™ family of systems will be released in North America in spring 2011. Introducing a new storyline and the next generation of Pokémon, the new releases will feature the Legendary Pokémon Reshiram™ (Pokémon Black Version) and Zekrom™ (Pokémon White Version) on the game covers worldwide.

“Pokémon is a true worldwide franchise with legions of fans in every corner of the globe,” said Cammie Dunaway, Nintendo of America’s executive vice president of Sales & Marketing. “We know these fans will be thrilled to discover this new generation of Pokémon next year.”

The launch of Pokémon Black Version and Pokémon White Version follows the incredible consumer response to Pokémon HeartGold Version and Pokémon SoulSilver Version, which have sold more than 8.4 million units combined worldwide to date. The Pokémon video game series has sold more than 200 million units worldwide since it was first introduced 14 years ago.

For more information about Pokémon, visit www.pokemon.com.

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