PE2K News: March Recap!
Starting this month, I will be recapping some of the major news in the Pokemon world at the end of the month.
Pokemon Video Game News
- PE2K at Game Developers Conference 2007: Pokemon Diamond/Pearl (English demo) and Pokemon Battle Revolution (Japanese version showcased). Pokemon Diamond and Pokemon Pearl will be released on April 22, 2007. Pokemon Battle Revolution will be released on June 25, 2007.
- All Pokemon names for Pokemon Diamond/Pearl revealed (or I guess, leaked).
- Pokemon Diamond/Pearl is featured on the cover of Nintendo Power's May 2007 issue. The issue features two different covers of either Dialga or Palkia as a special collectors edition.
- A new Pokemon game will be revealed in Japanese gaming magazine, CoroCoro, in the May issue which will be available next month, on April 15, 2007. No further details were given about the new Pokemon game.
- Sequel to Pokemon Mystery Dungeon announced. Two versions for the DS and will support Wi-Fi. Scheduled to be released in Japan this year in 2007 (no date yet for the US). It's currently unknown whether this is the new Pokemon game CoroCoro was referring to.
Pokemon Trading Card Game News
- The Pokemon TCG US State Championships was held during March 3-11, 2007. The Pokemon TCG Regional Championships will start in April.
- Pokemon TCG: Diamond and Pearl will be released on May 23, 2007.
- Pokemon TCG: EX Collectors Tins, featuring Diamond/Pearl preview cards of the starters, were released on March 21st.
- Pokemon TCG: Mystery of the Lake, is the second Diamond/Pearl TCG set, will be released in Japan on March 2, 2007 (no date yet for the US).
Pokemon TV Show and Movie News
- Pokemon Ranger and the Temple of the Sea aired on Cartoon Network on March 23rd. The DVD will be released on April 3, 2007.
- Cartoon Network revealed the first five episode titles for the Diamond/Pearl TV series. It also confirmed the official English names for some of the new characters, including Dawn (Japanese name: Hikari), Paul (Japanese name: Shinji), and Nando (Japanese name: Naoshi). A sneak peak of the new season will be on Cartoon Network on April 20th.
- New trailer for the 10th Pokemon Movie was revealed for the 10th Poke movie: "Pokemon Diamond and Pearl: Dialga vs. Palkia vs. Darkrai." The movie will be released in Japan on July 14, 2007. There is currently no official US release date available.
- The Pokemon TV show will celebrate its 10th anniversary in April.
For complete details on these news, check out the news archive for March 2007: News Archive - March 2007
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