Anyone who regularly follows the Pokemon franchise can’t possibly be disappointed with the number of announcements being made as of late. Pokemon + Nobunaga’s Ambition has just released in Japan, Pokemon Black 2 and Pokemon White 2 were revealed a little over a month ago, and now there is confirmation that another big announcement will be made on the next episode of the Japanese Poke-centric show Pokemon Smash this upcoming weekend.
According to the Pokemon fan site Serebii, a big announcement was teased during this past week’s episode. The announcement itself is allegedly not related to any of the previous announcements, making this world-exclusive reveal something entirely new, and not simply more information on the upcoming Pokemon Black 2 and Pokemon White 2. What more could The Pokemon Company possibly have up its sleeves?
It may simply be that Nintendo is ready to reveal another Japanese-exclusive Pokemon game, which would be kind of a let down. If, however, there is really another brand new Pocket Monster title on the horizon, then odds are trainers will be able to catch it on the 3DS — and that really would be big news. Hopefully, it’ll be the pair of long-awaited remakes of the Pokemon Ruby and Sapphire games, but the timing of such an announcement does seem a little premature given that there is already a set of adventure games coming out later this Fall.
The episode should be airing on Saturday afternoon at 2:30pm PST our time, so expect us to keep you up to date on anything significant that’s revealed. For now, I think it’s safe to say that fans would be content with some gameplay footage of Pokemon Black 2 and White 2, and 3DS owners will be happy with ANYTHING for their system. In the meantime, speculators gonna speculate.
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