The lights are on
Last week saw the release of the first 3DS Pokémon adventure (and we liked it). Nintendo is pretty happy with it, too. The new title has sold over four million copies in its first two days.
Pokémon X and Y were an ambitious release for Nintendo, which sent the game to retail simultaneously worldwide. The title is on pace to sell more than Pokémon Black and White 2 by more than 70 percent.
Nintendo also revealed that five titles in the series have sold more than 10 million copies worldwide. They are:
Our TakeThere is no denying the power of Pokémon. The series has enthralled gamers young and old since its inception on the Game Boy. X and Y have particular nostalgic value thanks to the appearance of the original three starter Pokémon. If you are planning on catching them all (if that is even still possible), Nintendo is no doubt happy for your business.
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Good game, gorgeous visuals. Mechanics are largely unchanged with some newer additions thrown in. I can definitely understand why it's selling as well as it is. I am happy to be part of that statistic.
surprise big not
one of my favorite series of games
Great to hear. I pretty much expected X and Y to have such a huge following, even after all these years.
Totally deserves it. Within the first hour, I could tell that I'm going to like this game just as much, if not more, than the first time I played White, which was like a whole new level of awesome for the series.
This game is pretty good. It has some of the most advanced social features I've seen in a nintendo game (even though that's not saying much.) At pretty much any time you can just tap the screen and trade or battle with anyone. works real smooth.
4 mill in 2 days? That's pretty good; I wonder how many it'll get before it plateau's.. I estimate about 16-17 mill.
a good game indeed! breathtaking I say.
3ds and 2ds all sold out at gamestops by me. its ridiculous. now all my friends decide its time to buy a new ds
I'm planning on picking up a copy soon. I quit Pokémon a while back and sold my games but now I'm wanting to try it out again.