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Pokemon Rumble U review: Toy fair to middling

As odd as it sounds, Pokémon Rumble U doesn't feature a single Pokémon. Instead, the Pikachus and Charizards you encounter are sentient toys equipped with the attacks and elemental affinities of their namesakes. They each look largely as you'd expect, but this toy-based quirk lends...

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Pokemon Rumble U figures available in UK at GAME

UK trainers can capture (with money) Pokemon Rumble U NFC figures at GAME, which has exclusive rights to them in the UK, much like GameStop does in the US. Players can scan the figures using the Wii U to put Pokemon into the game, a la Skylanders. It was initially unclear if the figures would...

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Pokemon Rumble U shakes a trailer, rattles off new features

Pokemon Rumble U hurls itself at North America on August 29, landing on the eShop with a $18 price tag. The Poke-brawler uses NFC tech to 'scan' figurines into the game, where up-to-four players can rough it up in 100-monster skirmishes. There are 18 figurines, available at GameStop for $4 a pop,...

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Pokemon Rumble U coming to NA, EU next month [update]

Update: The Pokemon Company announced Pokemon Rumble U is coming to North America on August 29, with 18 figurines sold exclusively at GameStop stores. The game, available via the eShop, is priced $18, while each individual figure goes at $4. The announcement notes the figures are not required to...

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Pokémon Rumble U toys revealed

Nintendo officially unveiled six launch figurines for upcoming eShop brawler Pokémon Rumble U in Japan. Following the CoroCoro reveal earlier this week, Nintendo published images of the six toy critters - there's another special figure yet to be revealed - which are being released on April...

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Report: Pokémon Rumble U uses Wii U NFC with Skylanders-like toys

Pokémon Rumble U is reportedly taking a leaf out of the Skylanders book by using the Wii U's Near Fields Communication technology with a line of physical Pokémon toys that can appear in-game. The latest CoroCoro magazine, according to Serebii, reveals the toys are going on sale when...

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Pokémon Rumble U screens feature a whole bunch of Pikachu

These are the first screens of Pokémon Rumble U, which was announced earlier this week as coming to Japan's Wii U eShop this spring. The Umbrella-developed brawler for up to four players lets 100 toy monsters face off at once, and the best way to showcase that is with plenty-o-Pika. ...

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Pokémon Rumble U revealed for Japan's Wii U eShop

Game Freak announced a Wii U Pokémon Rumble game in the latest issue of Japan's CoroCoro magazine, both Serebii and Bulbanews report. Pokémon Scramble U, as it's dubbed in Japan, comes to the country's Wii U's eShop this spring. The Wii U entry in the Poké-brawler series...

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