Pokemon Black and White getting PC connectivity

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  1. Terminator02
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    Though Pokémon Black and White won't include the neat little Pokéwalker peripheral included in last year's HeartGold and SoulSilver, it won't be without alternative methods for monster collection. Nintendo has announced the Pokémon Global Link, a website launching this spring (shortly after the games' release) which will allow players to sync their save files to an online profile, giving them access to a wide range of tools with which to network with their fellow trainers.

    The site will let players keep track of their online battle statistics, assigning them a worldwide ranking which may grant them eligibility to participate in live regional, national and global tournaments. The site will also play host to mini-games which will let players collect Pokémon and items which they can transfer back to their Black and White cartridges. One such game lets players sync a monster from their game to the website, and explore their dreams online -- dreams that are ripe with transferable collectables. Pokémon Inception, then? Don't mind if we do.[/p]
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  2. Canonbeat234

    Canonbeat234 Redeemed Temper

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    So we are becoming more like the pokemon and less like the trainer. Pokemon Mystery Dungeon, anyone? Welcome to the Poktrix.
     
  3. .Darky

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    I don't know about this, since I haven't played B/W yet, but is it possible to access the Global Link with a ROM?
     
  4. Schlupi

    Schlupi Gbatemp's Official Earthbound Maniac™

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    Yes. You can. We did it for a while. =P
     
  5. Fear Zoa

    Fear Zoa Still Alive

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    Sounds fun...I hope said minigames are like those in pokemon stadium
     
  6. .Darky

    .Darky GBAtemp Maniac

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    Awesome, thanks. [​IMG]
     
  7. rave420

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    i would love to have Sony PS3 motions virtual pet thingy, only you upload your own pokemon that will start running around in your living room.

    Imagine that.
     
  8. Elvarg

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    the offical global link site is in japanese so ill have to wait for a english site because google dosent translate the little boxes that come up.
     
  9. ars25

    ars25 I like tacos and pie

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    also it's a pain in the ass to sign on
     
  10. gokujr1000

    gokujr1000 GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    This is indeed old news but for the people who don't know about the Global Link it's new I guess.
     
  11. Ikki

    Ikki GBATemp's grumpy panda.

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    Are we going to get ALL the news again just because they are about the english versions?
     
  12. DeMoN

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    How's the anti-hack detection in this game?
     
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