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Pokemon Rumble - Feature

Pokemon Rumble

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  • Available on Wii
  • For fans of Action
  • Release Date(s): Nov 16, 2009
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First introduced as a downloadable title on Nintendo’s WiiWare service, Pokemon Rumble Blast has stood out as a quirky addition to the ongoing franchise.  Rather than relying on the usual “cast your Pokemon out strategically” method, you instead go into battles with your fellow Pokemon and proceed to beat the living tar out of the competition.  Smash Bros. it... Read Review

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Nintendo Ending WiiWare Demos

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MEDIA: Pokemon Rumble TV Spot

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Pokémon Rumble Gets Release Date For North America

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