RUMOR: Platinum coming to NA March 22nd?

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  1. War
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    "Our Pokédexes have sat idle too long for our liking, but now new light may have been shed on the North American release of Pokémon Platinum. While the game has yet to emerge in its non-Japanese form on Amazon or GameStop's site, Circuit City just listed the title, and apparently caught a release date in the process: March 22.

    Naturally, this shouldn't be considered official yet, but a six-month gap between the Japanese and North American versions of a Pokémon title is pretty much the norm by now.

    Update: Looks like Circuit City pulled the listing, but it was definitely there, we SWEAR. You believe us, right? *puppy dog eyes*"

    (I'm thinking it's right. As they said, it's been about 6 months since the JP release, and why else would they pull it out of the website?)

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  2. iPikachu

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    Giratina has too many forms... deoxys's brother?... i know there's around 3
     
  3. Satangel

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    I'm in the mood for some Pokemon fun, still haven't grow tired of the formula [​IMG]
     
  4. Raika

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    Yes finally a release date! I played the Japanese version but i stopped after recieving my starter. (I don't like spoilers) [​IMG]
     
  5. War
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    War Take it easy~

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    Um, Giratina has only 2 forms. Origin Forme and the normal forme...
     
  6. Ferrariman

    Ferrariman Hip-Flop and cRap

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    Raika, the new content comes later in the game.

    I will not even touch this. I want something fresh in the series.
     
  7. Votkrath

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    Warning: Spoilers inside!
     
  8. Trolly

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    Yay, March 22nd is my birthday! Tbh, I'll be lucky to have enough patience to play through this one, seeing as it seems pretty similar to D/P (but that was expected from a third instalment).
     
  9. Maikel Steneker

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    I expected it around that time... It's probably real, and even if it's not it will probably launch around that time.

    I don't really care about this. I enjoyed Diamond/Pearl, but not as much as any Pokémon game. It's getting old, and I'm getting older as well. I may try this though; it's still a nice game, and let's not forget that Platinum has a lot more additions than Yellow, Crystal and Emerald did.
     
  10. Votkrath

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    It does? Show please. [​IMG]
     
  11. Agjsdfd

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    LOL, nicely said. Mirrors me [​IMG] .
    Ya, how much of a pokefreak I am, itz done. No more E4 and NO more badges needed...
     
  12. Canonbeat234

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    It just another Pokemon game to beat and prove that I still got it. I'm just embarrass to be 21 and still play pokemon...
     
  13. Agjsdfd

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    Thats the thing...
    People dont recognize the strategies behind the game.
    IV/EV/Nature/movesets/Stalling etc.
    Most people dont care. People just wanna level up their pogeys and fight "beat pokes up with closed eyes..."
     
  14. Maikel Steneker

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    Let's see... I'll just summarize my (Dutch) preview from a while ago when the Japanese version was released:
    Torn World: completely new 3D world
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    The Battle Frontier from Emerald is back as well. Appareantly you can borrow Pokémon there and let them battle or something...
    The gyms are changed. That means completely new "puzzles" to reach the gym leader.
    There's battle recorder to record battles and take pictures of boxes in your PC.
    Poffins can be made online in a new minigame.
    You can send mails... I don't know where I read about this, but you were supposed to send letters through a Hotmail or Wii mail account.
    There's WiFi Square to spend your time with up to 20 players playing minigames in differently themed rooms.

    As I said, I don't really care about this, but these additions seem nice. For once, this looks like a remake instead of some kind of third version with the extra pokemanz [​IMG]
     
  15. War
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    I'll probably play through it, but it won't be one of my main concerns for a while. It's basically Diamond 1.5, just as Emerald was
     
  16. Smef

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    Man, I haven't played one of these games in years. Maybe I'll give this one a try...
     
  17. Doomsday Forte

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    And Crystal, and Yellow too.

    I say this owning all three of the original generation games and just Silver, however. =P I really don't like this rehash business. Sure, new content and junk, but it's just like said here, generation 4.5. It's bad enough I choked my way through Pearl, and I will probably not even touch Platinum. Meh.
     
  18. War
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    War Take it easy~

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    Yeah, I agree. G/S were the best in the series.... Why can't they just remake G/S for the DS already?! /cry
     
  19. Maikel Steneker

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    I totally agree. Gold and Silver were awesome. They were a real improvement over the first two games. A remake like Fire Red and Leaf Green would be awesome! Add Wii connectivity, add some new places to go to, add linking to D/P/P and it would be a must play!
     
  20. JPdensetsu

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    I want the Gold/Silver for the DS. Or maybe someone with good knowledge of C++ can make a "remake" homebrew.