Pokemon Diamond/Pearl Launch Event: Recap!
Thousands of fans showed up at the Pokemon Diamond/Pearl launch event at Nintendo World store in New York City. Many waited in line early to be among the first ones to buy Pokemon Diamond/Pearl at the Nintendo World Store (the first person in line arrived 18 hours early). To also celebrate Earth Day (which was held on the same day), Nintendo of America donated $10,000 to Earth Day New York. Junichi Masuda (Director of Pokemon Diamond/Pearl) and Shigeru Ohmori (Game Design Leader of Pokemon Diamond/Pearl) were also at the event to take questions from the crowd and sign autographs.
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