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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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Resident Evil 6 pre-orders from Capcom store include rain protection device

All pre-orders for Resident Evil 6 placed through the Capcom store will include the freebie seen above: a literal Umbrella umbrella. Somewhere right now, Xzibit just felt a chill run up his spine. The custom Umbrella umbrella bears the "Umbrella" name on the outer top and on the handle, just in...

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Friday Video: The room of a Nintendo fanboy

And, before you ask, yes, our room puts this kid's to shame. Our room has a frozen clone of Shigeru Miyamoto in it. Why? Well, we need to get witty headlines for Eric's posts somehow. He can't be bothered, he's too busy counting his theoretical millions in internet money. Back to the subject at...

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New Resident Evil Umbrella Chronicles movie

Turn out the lights, get some popcorn and pull up to your computer: it's time for Extremely Short Horror Theater! This week, we've got a super spooky treat for all of you fright fans: a chiller from the masters of horror at Capcom, called "The Evil Residents and the Umbrella," about a town full of...

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Resident Evil: Impressions Chronicles

GayGamer recently got a chance to play Capcom's Resident Evil: Umbrella Chronicles, which pulls old RE stories from their graves and reanimates them as segments of a rail shooter. Unlike previous Resident Evil spinoff games, this one seems like it's going to be okay. They were especially pleased...

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