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Pokemon To Become First Wii Online Title

Posted by Anthony Dickens

Nintendo have today announced that Pokemon Battle Revolution will be the first online game for the companies latest console, Wii.

Whilst everyone is enjoying the GDC we've learnt that Nintendo plans to release Pokemon Battle Revolution in the US this coming June. It's also the first title to link to DS and use the DS as a controller.

"Wii™ owners of all ages have discovered the fun of playing with a group of friends in the same room. Now for the first time players can compete with one another near and far with Pokémon® Battle Revolution, a game of remarkable firsts:

</p><ul> <li>the first Wii game to include Nintendo® Wi-Fi Connection play</li> <li>the first Pokémon game for Wii</li> <li>the first game to link Wii and the hand-held Nintendo DS™</li> <li>and the first Wii game that can be controlled using Nintendo DS</li> </ul><p> When Wii and Nintendo DS are linked, players can use their Nintendo DS units as controllers or import characters from the upcoming Nintendo DS games Pokémon® Diamond Version or Pokémon® Pearl Version. Pokémon Battle Revolution launches on June 25 exclusively for Wii and brings a dramatic new chapter to the Pokémon franchise, which has sold more than 155 million units worldwide. Pokémon Battle Revolution also serves as one of the standouts in Nintendo's second-quarter launch lineup, which the company revealed today in conjunction with the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco."

Thats excellent news for Pokemon fans around the world, a huge array of Pokemon features heading your way this Summer.

[via nintendo.com]

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