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Pokémon Black/White DSi Systems

By Yoshi648 on February 23, 2011

Looking to get a new DSi weeks before the 3DS comes out? Well now is your chance. On March 6th (the release of Black/White in the US) you can pick up one of two (or both if you are crazy) DSi systems bundles. There are two bundles, one for Black and one for White. Each bundle will include a DSi system with both Reshiram and Zekrom, the respective game, and a matching carrying case for the system. The bundle will sell for $180.

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Source (along with larger images): GoNintendo

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Pokémon

Celebi Event in US & Canada

By The Spirit of Time on February 21, 2011

Starting from today, February 21, a Celebi will be downloadable in Gamestop stores across the US. This event will last until March 6. The Celebi can be downloaded to Pokémon Diamond, Pearl, Platinum, HeartGold and SoulSilver. Once this event is downloaded, you can take the Celebi to Ilex Forest, which is located in HeartGold and SoulSilver, next to the shrine. Then, you will time travel and know about the history of Team Rocket as well as battle Giovanni. Along with that, once this Celebi is transferred to Pokémon Black & White, you will be able to receive a Zorua. Similarly, this event is also held in Canada in EB Games, so make sure to get there!

Source: Official Site

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Pokémon

Shiny Suicune now available from Wi-Fi

By zsaberslash on February 21, 2011

From now (Feb 21th) to Sunday (Feb 27th), you can download a Shiny Suicune using Wi-Fi. The event is currently taking place in Europe, America and Australia, and works on Diamond, Pearl, Platinum, HeartGold and SoulSilver. The Suicune, when transferred to the upcoming Pokémon Black or White, will allow you to get the new Pokémon Zoroark.

The Suicune is at Level 30 and is holding a Rowap Berry and knows the moves Sheer Cold, Air Slash, ExtremeSpeed and Aqua Ring. It also has a Classic Ribbon.

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Pokémon

Leakage of new names!

By The Spirit of Time on February 19, 2011

The source of the leakage is not perfectly known yet, but the names have spread in the internet, and it seems that they are the actual ones. The names are regarding various locations of Unova. For the sake of keeping the information secretive for those who don't want to be spoiled, the names are in the spoiler.

Spoiler Alert: 

Japanese > English
P2 Lab > P2 Laboratory
Abandoned Lot of Dreams > Dreamyard
The Opening of an Underground Water Vein > Wellspring Cave
Resort Desert > Desert Resort
Ancient Castle > Relic Castle
Hodomoe City Draw Bridge > Driftveil Drawbridge
Freezer Containers > Cold Storage
Fukiyose Cave > Mistralton Cave
Electric Rock Cave > Chargestone Cave
Fukiyose City > Mistralton City
Tower of Heavens > Celestial Tower
Ridge > Twist Mountain
Sekka Moor > Moor of Icirrus
Kanawa Town > Anville Town
Cylinder Bridge > Tubeline Bridge
Training Cave > Challenger's Cave
Souryuu City > Opelucid City
Kagome Town > Lacunosa Town
Village Bridge > Village Bridge
Giant Hole > Giant Chasm
Sazanami Town > Undella Town
Sazanami Bay > Undella Bay
Fertility Shrine > Abundant Shrine
Wonder Bridge > Marvelous Bridge
Illusion Forest > Lostlorn Forest


Source: Serebii

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New Black & White Global Link Downloads

By TrdrsPokeTrader on February 18, 2011

The official Japanese has revealed that there is going to be a Kanto Starter DLC giveaway in Japan. These giveaways feature 3 C-Gear Skins and a new Pokedex Skin. The C-Gear Skins feature the fully evolved Kanto Starters, Venusaur, Charizard, and Blastoise, while the Pokedex Skin feature the basic Kanto Starters, Bulbasaur, Charmander, and Squirtle. These downloads will be available to everyone from February 25th, 2011 to April 25th, 2011.

C-Gear Skins: Venusaur, Charizard, and Blastoise
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Pokedex Skin: Bulbasaur, Charmander, and Squirtle
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Source: Serebii

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Pokémon

UK Celebi Event Announced

By Ningamer on February 16, 2011

Anyone in the UK will have a chance to get a Celebi, as well as a preview of Pokémon Black/White in selected GAME stores across the country on 19-20 and 26-27 of February. Ten GAME stores around the UK will host the event, and Celebi can be downloaded to any Generation IV game. The Celebi, when taken to Ilex Forest in Pokémon HeartGold and SoulSilver, will unlock an event from the past, while when it's transferred to Pokémon Black and White it will unlock an event involving Zorua.

According to the GAME website, the locations for the event are as follows:


'19-20 February'
Sheffield: Unit 29, High Street, Meadowhall Centre, Sheffield, South Yorkshire S9 1EN
London (Oxford Street): 100 Oxford Street, London W1D 9LL
Liverpool: Unit 44, South John Street, Liverpool, Merseyside L1 8BU
Bristol: SU16 Cabot Circus, Broadmead, Bristol BS1 3BH
Bedford: 27-29 Midland Road, Bedford, Bedfordshire MK40 1PL

'26-27 February'
Glasgow: 285 Provan Walk, Glasgow Fort Shopping Centre, Junction 10 - M8, Glasgow G34 9DY
Brighton: 43-44 Western Road, Brighton, East Sussex BN1 2EB
Preston: Unit 8, Fishergate Centre, Preston, Lancashire PR1 8HJ
London (Hamleys): 188-196 Regent Street, London W1B 5BT
Reading: Unit 18, Oracle Shopping Centre Reading, Berkshire RG1 2AQ
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Source: Bulbanews

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CoroCoro Scans Leaked; Various Movie and Event Details Revealed

By AuraKshatriya on February 16, 2011

Scans of CoroCoro Magazine have been leaked onto the internet as expected, and have confirmed the existence of two separate movies to premiere in July, Victini and the Black Hero:Zekrom (Victini to Kuroki Eiyū:Zekrom) and Victini and the White Hero:Reshiram (Victini to Shiroki Eiyū:Reshiram) [*Note::The words "Kuroki" and "Shiroki" can mean both "Black" and White" or "Dark" and "Light", respectively]. The official website has also been updated accordingly with said details. Furthermore, a very brief amount of plot information has been posted by Nikkan Sports, an online sports newspaper, and is as follows:

"The protagonist, Satoshi and his Pikachu are competing in the harvest festival battle held in Eind Oak, the place where the People of the Earth Live. The story remains the same, until they meet the mysterious Pokémon Victini, however the Legendary Pokémon will differ between the two movies. The "Black Hero" features Zekrom, who first appears when it recognizes a human in pursuing "ideals", and in "White Hero", Reshiram is featured, appearing after recognizing a human in pursuit of "truth".

Besides the unveiling of the two movies, it was also announced that fans can vote for any of the 153 revealed species of Pokémon in Unova, Pikachu, or Meowth to be distributed to their games, starting on June 15th. Additionally, a contest is being held in which children may draw their own version of one of the movie posters, with the winning entry being printed as an official poster, being featured in it's respective movie, and the entrant having a small voice role in said movie. The Victini that was previously announced to be downloadable at the movie theatres will come with a Wish Ribbon, be holding a Fire Jewel, and inside a Cherish Ball. It will also know V-Generate, as previously known, and Ball of Flame, another Fire-type movie with 100% Accuracy and Base Power, as well as a 30% chance of burning the target, as revealed by a blog on the official website. The same blog also hinted at an upcoming announcement, saying there "might" be a big one close to the beginning of March, regarding the film.

The CoroCoro scans also contained information regarding a Zoroark Wi-Fi download, to be held from February 15th to March 14th, with it knowing the move Bark Out. It was also noted that breeding said Zoroark with a Ditto will allow players to obtain a Zorua knowing Bark Out.

The sixth and seventh CoroCoro scans advertised the the Black and White Collection TCG Expansion, revealed in December of last year, and the recently revealed Battle Battle Strength Decks, as well as displaying prizes children can win for learning how to play the TCG at the Pokémon Center "Open Challenge" tournaments to be held on March 19th. Finally, a poster was included in the magazine, which contained all the Pokémon found in Unova, except for the three Event Pokémon.



imageThe image revealing the new movie from the Official Website
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Another image depicting the revelation of the second movie.
imageThe movie poster for Victini and the Black Hero:Zekrom

imageThe movie poster for Victini and the White Hero:Reshiram



Source(s):
Pokémon Movie 14 Official Japanese Website
Nikkan Sports Website

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Shiny Entei now available from Wi-Fi

By zsaberslash on February 14, 2011

From now (Feb 14th) to Sunday (Feb 20th), you can download a Shiny Entei using Wi-Fi. The event is currently taking place in Europe, America and Australia, and works on Diamond, Pearl, Platinum, HeartGold and SoulSilver. The Entei, when transferred to the upcoming Pokémon Black or White, will allow you to get the new Pokémon Zoroark.

The Entei is holding a Custap Berry and knows the moves Flare Blitz, Howl, ExtremeSpeed and Crush Claw. It also has a Classic Ribbon.

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CoroCoro Leak Reveals Second Pokémon Movie For 2011

By AuraKshatriya on February 12, 2011

In an unprecedented move, a CoroCoro leak has revealed that two new Pokémon movies will be airing in July this year. The second movie will be called Victini and the White Hero:Reshiram (Victini to Kuroki Eiyuu:Reshiram). Further details on the movie have not yet been revealed, however, more can be expected when this month's issue of CoroCoro Magazine is released on the 15th. Until then, whether this movie will be entirely different from Victini and the Black Hero:Zekrom, or just an alternate version incorporating Reshiram remains unclear.

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Source:BulbaNews

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Pokémon

Scheduled Downtime from HiVelocity Feb. 18 at 3 AM EST

By Cat333Pokémon on February 9, 2011

HiVelocity, who is the host for the Victory Road Network, has planned maintenance for Friday, February 18 from 3:00 AM to 4:00 AM to upgrade their network connections. During this time, your usage of the site may be impaired.

Quote by HiVelocity:Attention:
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We have scheduled a maintenance window for Friday morning.

Maintenance Window:
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2/18/11
3am – 4am eastern standard time .

Reason for Maintenance:
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Turning up our 10 Gbps fiber connection with Level 3.

Summary:
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We will be turning up one of our new 10Gbps fiber connections with Level 3
Friday morning. During this maintenance everyone at our new facility will
notice sporadic packet loss and network interruption. This should only last a
few minutes. Our new data center is located directly across the street from
Level 3’s Tampa headquarters. Because of this close proximity we will now pick
up Level 3 directly from this new POP.
Thank you for your business,
Hivelocity Support Team
888-869-HOST, https://manage.hivelocity.net


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