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Ninten

21. Posted:

If people of this generation think that some video game that a lot of people love worldwide is racist then sit down and think it over.

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HipsterDashie

22. Posted:

I'll be interested to see if this is a DS or a 3DS release. :)

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Percentful

23. Posted:

Well, if everyone's concerned it's racist, I guess they could go with Light/Dark...
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Just let it happen.

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Birdman

24. Posted:

You know, unless this is coming out for the 3DS this will be the first time two pokémon generations have been on the same Nintendo platform, unless you don't count the GBC as its own generation.

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Aviator

25. Posted:

Its not so much that the game itself is racist, its the fact of the two versions, of white and black.

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PhillaLoup

26. Posted:

JayArr wrote:

OMG that is so racist!!

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everybody who prefers the white edition is a racist. so simple.

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zemulii

27. Posted:

JayArr wrote:

@Roopa - No need to call me stupid. That isn't my opinion but it is fact that if there is not a name change their will be an uproar in America.

Seriously? Uproar!? Over what :S...? I'm glad I don't live in America then. I really hope they keep the names for the english releases, as I quite like them. Honestly, if they change them just to appease complete morons I'll be pissed! God, what is the world coming to...

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28. Posted:

I seriously hope that it stays black and white. People weren't racist when there was a black and white DSi, so maybe they won't feel this is racist?
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Acidfoxdyi831

29. Posted:

ppl please dnt go talkn stuff is racist plese
its 2010 get that crap out of ur heads please

oh ...a light type pokemon would b pretty kool actually :)

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JonWahlgren

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We survived this twice.

And besides, it's not like it's called Pokemon Black People and Pokemon White People.

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Raylax

31. Posted:

Pokémon: Chicken Nuggets and Pokémon: Can't Dance.

Also I second what Machu and Panda said. They're colours, if you get offended by them then there's probably something wrong with you rather than with the games themselves.

btw the first line is a /joke/

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Aviator

32. Posted:

I'm not offended by the colors, wished they could have thought of something a bit more creative than shades though.
The point about the White and Black, is that racism still exists, and alot of it is based on color, that why a few if not some will be offended.

EDIT: Hoorah for JR, thinking the same as me.

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citizenerased

33. Posted:

I'll wait for Grey.

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pixelman

34. Posted:

No no, this is another brilliant marketing strategy from Nintendo. The only way you'll NOT be racist is if you buy BOTH. Brilliant!

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JonWahlgren

35. Posted:

It's not like Pokemon has never been accused of racism before:

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The difference is that Jynx actually feeds in to old racial stereotypes in the US whereas Black and White are just shades. Nobody cared about Pokemon Red or Yellow having racist names either.

I agree the names could have been more creative, but I don't think it's remotely a racism issue.

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Percentful

36. Posted:

I heard about the episode that got banned because of the stereotypical jynx. How is jynx stereotype?

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citizenerased

37. Posted:

Can't wait for the 3DS remakes genocidal white, lazy black and morally grey.

j/k

(everyone knows you can get away with anything as long as you put "j/k" at the end, or "no offense" in front)

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lockd

38. Posted:

meh, I guess I'll get.... both versions!

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KingMike

39. Posted:

This has happened before.
Rockman.EXE 3 Black & White were released in English as Mega Man Battle Network 3 Blue & White.

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Magi

40. Posted:

tealovertoma wrote:

(everyone knows you can get away with anything as long as you put "j/k" at the end, or "no offense" in front)

I can't be racist. I have a friend who's black.

how's that one? lol

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