Pokemon News

Enhances strategic thinking, promotes positive values, improves memory skills, and increases mental agility and awareness


A survey of nearly 2,100 parents confirms that Pokemon video games help kids learn important core values and skills. Nintendo commissioned the survey to coincide with today's launch of two new highly anticipated video games, Pokemon FireRed and Pokemon LeafGreen for Game Boy Advance.

More than 75 percent of parents think that Pokemon does a good job of promoting positive values and enhances strategic thinking. Almost 70 percent say that Pokemon improves memory skills and promotes teamwork. More than 60 percent believe that Pokemon increases mental agility and awareness as well as promotes cooperation with friends.

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PikachuPokemon Interactive Pikachu responsive electronic plush makes sounds, lights up, and moves its mouth and ears the more you play.
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Trainer Guide and Wireless AdapterPokemon Fire Red Leaf Green Game Boy Advance Wireless Adapter on release date and Pocket Trainer's Guide with pre-order.
GBA VideoGame Boy Advance Video Pokemon animated episodes with scene control come in game packs that play without extra hardware.

PokemonPokemon was launched in Japan in 1996 for play on Nintendo's Game Boy and has evolved into a global cultural phenomenon. Pokemon was introduced in North America in September 1998 and has since generated more than $15 billion in worldwide retail sales. More than 38 million Pokemon video games have been sold in the United States, including Pokemon Ruby and Pokemon Sapphire, which were the No. 2 and No. 3 best-selling video games of 2003, according to the NPD Group. The trading card game, fueled by organized play programs around the world, has spurred global sales of more than 13 billion cards to date, while the Pokemon animated series on Kids' WB!, now in its sixth season, consistently ranks within the top three shows for boys ages 6 to 11.

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Jigglypuff Pokemon - Jigglypuff is adorable, with big round eyes and a body to match. It lulls its enemies to sleep by singing a soothing melody.
Play Doh Pokemon Character Maker - Instead of extruding Play-Doh in a continuous shape stream, this machine uses a series of molds, which slide into a slot on top, to create your favorite Pokemon characters.
Plush Togepi Pokemon - Togepi, one of the most loveable pokemon.
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Pokemon Camera - Features Pikachu.
Pokemon Card Holders - Save, protect, and store Pokemon card sets.
Pokemon Challenge Workbooks - Take advantage of your child's love of Pokemon to encourage learning.
Pokemon Crystal Version Walkthrough
Pokemon Memory Game - To help children learn.
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Pokemon Sleeping Bag - Pokemon Slumber Bag: Pikachu.
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The Pokemon franchise continues to be incredibly popular. Pokemon Colosseum for Nintendo GameCube sold 400,000 copies in just four weeks after its March 2004 launch in the United States. Pokemon Ruby and Pokemon Sapphire, launched in 2003 for Game Boy Advance, have sold more than 3.6 million units in the United States. And Pokemon FireRed and Pokemon LeafGreen, coming Sept. 7 for Game Boy Advance, will keep Pokemon all the rage.