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Launch Date Announced For Next Pokémon Games

The Pokémon Company has announced a October 12 worldwide launch date for the next editions of the immensely popular monster-collecting franchise. To celebrate, the company also revealed a new type of pocket monster: the fairy type.

Check out the trailer and screens below for a closer look at Sylveon, the first fairy-type Pokémon ever seen, as well as new Pokémon Noivern and Vivillon and the touch-screen Pokémon-Amie mode.

For even more Pokémon action, head over to the last release that details the game's region and four more Pokémon.

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  • Nice to see them expanding Pokémon even more, and especially can't wait to learn and have to think around the idea of the Fairy type now. Now I have the need to take my Dsi and Gameboy Advance to the beach just to finish up the games I left off on halfway through my journey. Elite four, here I come! (In at least two regions, at least twice for one of them!)
  • Looks great so far, and Pokemon-Amie looks interesting also. Anyone else thinking that Fairy-types may just be a way of nerfing Dragon-types?

  • My most anticipated game.... The worldwide sales for this game will be stunning!

  • Honestly I'd consider buying a 3DS just for this

  • Can't wait!

  • Sounds alright to me. Let's see what new features stand out in this edition.

  • We have Fairys and being able to connect with your pokemon by pokeing them in the eye...Y and X are looking pretty damn interesting.

  • Wouldn't it be funny if cleFAIRY wasn't made into a fairy type? So far, We can't tell.

  • Man I am so damn pumped for this game. It is gonna be awesome!!!

  • This looks great. It has definitely reignited my interest in Pokemon games.

  • These games are going to be great! Not the console games I was hoping for but at least they are listening to the players

  • thats my birthday!!!!!