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Mewtwo to Psyche Out Pokémon Black and White

Posted by James Newton

Put the spoons away

Legendary psychic Pokémon Mewtwo is joining the ranks of Pokémon Black & White from next month.

Starting 12th February, DS owners can download Mewtwo via a wireless broadband connection, adding its fearsome psychic powers to their line-up.

Full details are below.

POWERFUL MEWTWO MAKES TRIUMPHANT RETURN FOR A SPECIAL CHARACTER DISTRIBUTION EVENT AND AS MEWTWO-EX TCG CARD

Fans Can Celebrate the Return of One of the Most Popular Legendary Pokémon With a Special Online Showing of The Mastermind of Mirage Pokémon

London, UK — January 26th, 2012 — Pokémon™ fans can get into the heads of their opponents when the Legendary Pokémon Mewtwo returns with its psychic powers in a special Pokémon Black Version and Pokémon White Version video game character distribution event via the Nintendo® Wi-Fi Connection service. For a limited time starting February 12th, Pokémon video game players with wireless broadband Internet access can receive what is arguably one of the most powerful and popular Pokémon of all time!

Mewtwo, a historically elusive Psychic-type Pokémon, has had a deep connection with fans since its debut in the franchise’s first video games—Pokémon Red Version and Pokémon Blue Version. Its prominent appearance in these titles, as well as in the first Pokémon TCG expansion and the first Pokémon movie, has cemented its special position in the hearts and minds of Pokémon fans across the globe. Created by cloning the Mythical Pokémon Mew, Mewtwo’s origin has always been shrouded in mystery. The secrecy continues, as more details surrounding this special Mewtwo character distribution, including its powerful move set, will be revealed early next month.

Pokémon TCG players can also celebrate the awesome powers of Mewtwo when Mewtwo-EX makes its debut in the newest Pokémon TCG expansion, Pokémon TCG: Black & White—Next Destinies!In stores nationwide February 8th, Pokémon TCG: Black & White—Next Destinies features powerful Pokémon from the Unova region and beyond, including Reshiram-EX, Zekrom-EX, Kyurem-EX, Regigigas-EX, and, as already mentioned, Mewtwo-EX, which is a 170 HP powerhouse that knows X Ball and Psydrive—two devastating attacks that inflict serious damage on the Pokémon’s opponent.

Receiving Mewtwo for your Pokémon Black Version or Pokémon White Version video game and obtaining the Mewtwo-EX card is only part of this Legendary Pokémon’s monumental return. For a limited time only, fans can also watch Mewtwo’s appearance in a special showing of The Mastermind of Mirage Pokémon, only at www.pokemon.com/ex. The story centres on a Pokémon scientist’s ability to restore extinct Pokémon using the Mirage System machine. Add in a stranger’s claim that this machine can create Pokémon without weaknesses, and imagine the challenges Ash and his friends must face to preserve the natural balance of the Pokémon world. Visit www.pokemon.com/ex now to watch the movie!

To participate in the Mewtwo character distribution event beginning February 12th via Nintendo® Wi-Fi Connection service, players will need:

· Wireless broadband Internet access
· A Nintendo DS™, Nintendo DSi™, Nintendo DSi XL™, or Nintendo 3DS™ system
· A copy of the Pokémon Black Version or Pokémon White Version game
· No more than 11 Wonder Cards in their possession

For more information about the Mewtwo character distribution, Pokémon TCG : Black & White—Next Destinies, or to watch The Mastermind of Mirage Pokémon, go to www.pokemon.com/ex.

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User Comments (19)

TKOWL

#1

TKOWL said:

Hmm, it's Lv. 70 holding the King's Rock, and it's moves are Psystrike, Aura Sphere, Shadow Ball, and Electro Ball. The latter move is a bit odd though...

BulbasaurusRex

#2

BulbasaurusRex said:

The Mastermind of Mirage Pokémon is one of the worst specials (if not the worst) in the history of the anime, but I'm all for getting Mewtwo with Psystrike in my White version game.

SLiM

#6

SLiM said:

I remember dominating Pokemon Stadium with Mewtwo. Good times :)

TeeJay

#8

TeeJay said:

Awesome, now I can add it to my hoarde of EV-trained-but-now-untouched legendary event pokes. :P

Rensch

#9

Rensch said:

Cool! I've had many good times with this dude in the Game Boy days.

Dak_n_Jaxter

#12

Dak_n_Jaxter said:

It says japan, europe, and the states.... Sounds good, all i need is a copy of white or black :P

SkywardLink98

#14

SkywardLink98 said:

Sounds good, all I need now is a copy of Pokemon White (or Black but preferably white) and a WEP internet connection.

retro_player_22

#16

retro_player_22 said:

Mewtwo, one of the most memorable boss Pokemon I've ever capture. Aw the memory, now I can finally use his power to kick the new Pokemon's butt.

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