Cash cow -- Nintendo chooses you!
As they so strongly hinted
, it appears from this scan that CoroCoro Comic
magazine has revealed the next Pokémon
game from Nintendo, called Pocket Monsters Platina (Pokémon Platinum
We can't read the scan (because it is both tiny and Japanese), but TheTanooki's summary of the article describes it as the next game in the Diamond/Pearl
series, with Giratina
on the cover. It features an online version of the weird Underground feature from Diamond
, an Emerald
-like "Battle Island," and some new forms for critters like Giratina and Shaymin.
According to TheTanooki, Platinum
will be out in September in Japan. All of this is classifiable as "rumor" right now, but that scan looks pretty real.
[Thanks to everyone who sent this in!]