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PR: Pokémon Black and White Video Game – Reshiram and Zekrom Get Star Treatment as Special Character Release

by on March 6, 2012

Players of the Pokémon Black Version and White Version video games will be able to obtain either the Legendary Pokémon Reshiram (White Version) or Legendary Pokémon Zekrom (Black Version) through a special character distribution event beginning March 10, 2012. Players will be able to use Reshiram or Zekrom to unlock exclusive content at the Pokémon Global Link. More info is available in the following press release:

Get One of Two Legendary Pokémon to Unlock Brand-New Content in the Pokémon Dream World

BELLEVUE, WA — March 6th, 2012 — The Pokémon Company International is rolling out the red carpet for a very special character distribution event of legendary proportions. Beginning March 10th, Pokémon Black Version and Pokémon White Version video game players can get either Legendary Pokémon Reshiram if they own Pokémon White Version or Legendary Pokémon Zekrom if they own Pokémon Black Version! Take advantage of this character distribution opportunity via Nintendo® Wi-Fi Connection service through April 8th, and you can have Reshiram and Zekrom for your Pokémon collection without trading to get them.

Adding to the excitement of this character distribution, Pokémon players can use their new Reshiram or Zekrom to unlock exclusive content at the Pokémon Global Link (www.pokemon.com/pgl) and get a C-Gear skin matching the Pokémon they received. Tuck in Reshiram or Zekrom and explore a special home in the Pokémon Dream World that is inspired by the movies Pokémon the Movie: Black—Victini and Reshiram and Pokémon the Movie: White—Victini and Zekrom. If you have yet to catch the movies starring these Legendary Pokémon, or you would like to relive the adventures, a 2-disc DVD release of the feature-length films arrives April 3rd in stores nationwide.

Obtaining the C-Gear skin and visiting the special movie home is only possible if you receive Reshiram or Zekrom during the character distribution event happening March 10th through April 8th.

To learn more about the Reshiram and Zekrom character distribution event, the special Pokémon Dream World content, and the DVD release, visit www.pokemon.com/ex. While there, fans can also check out details about new, collectible Pokémon TCG tins, coming to stores nationwide March 13th, featuring the immensely powerful Reshiram-EX, Kyurem-EX, and Zekrom-EX. Pokémon-EX cards enhance any player’s TCG deck with devastating attacks that are sure to create havoc for your opponent.

To participate in the Reshiram and Zekrom character distribution event for the PokémonBlack Version and Pokémon White Version video games, you will need:

  • Wireless broadband Internet access
  • A Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi, Nintendo DSi XL, or Nintendo 3DS system
  • A copy of Pokémon Black Version to receive Zekrom
  • A copy of Pokémon White Version to receive Reshiram
  • No more than 11 Wonder Cards in your possession

A free Pokémon Trainer Club account, available at www.pokemon.com, and your Game Sync ID registered at the Pokémon Global Link are needed to access the special C-Gear skin and Pokémon Dream World content

About Pokémon
The Pokémon Company International, a subsidiary of The Pokémon Company in Japan, manages the property outside of Asia and is responsible for brand management, licensing, marketing, the Pokémon Trading Card Game, the animated TV series, home entertainment, and the official Pokémon website. Pokémon was launched in Japan in 1996 and today is one of the most popular children’s entertainment properties in the world. For more information, visit www.pokemon.com.

About Nintendo
The worldwide pioneer in the creation of interactive entertainment, Nintendo Co., Ltd., of Kyoto, Japan, manufactures and markets hardware and software for its Wii™ home console, Nintendo 3DS™ and Nintendo DS™ family of portable systems. Since 1983, when it launched the Nintendo Entertainment System™, Nintendo has sold more than 3.7 billion video games and more than 600 million hardware units globally, including the current-generation Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi™, and Nintendo DSi XL™, as well as the Game Boy™, Game Boy Advance, Super NES™, Nintendo 64™, and Nintendo GameCube™ systems. It has also created industry icons that have become well-known household names, such as Mario™, Donkey Kong™, Metroid™, Zelda™, and Pokémon™. A wholly owned subsidiary, Nintendo of America Inc., based in Redmond, Wash., serves as headquarters for Nintendo’s operations in the Western Hemisphere. For more information about Nintendo, please visit the company’s website at http:https://www.nintendo.com.

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