Pokemon Black And White 2 Announced For DS

During a recent episode of the Japanese Pokemon television show, Pokemon Smash, Game Freak’s Junichi Masuda announced a sequel to Pokemon Black and Pokemon White. The surprise announcement had another odd tidbit of information attached to it – the game will release solely on the Nintendo DS, as opposed to the newer tech in the 3DS. The game will release in Japan in June, but the US date hasn’t yet been confirmed or announced. Masuda also promised to reveal the names of the legendary Pokemon sometime next week. It sucks a little wind from the sails of a new Pokemon game announcement for me personally when there’s a brand new Nintendo device on the market, but the game will be releasing on the old tech. But it’s been a pretty short break between new games, so here’s to hoping that a full 3D Pokemon game isn’t too far off.

Source: Game Informer

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  • Pkmntrainerwms

    Reshiram and Zekrom look weird……

    • Chenrezi

      That’s because they’re actually Kyurem’s Black and White forms.

    • Poop

      u r stupid Pkmntrainerwms

  • Johnlantern

    I’m so glad they’re being released on the DS. Game freak knows that not everyone out there has a Nintendo 3DS and is trying to reach the most customers. Atta boys.

    • Josh

      (Just adding to your comment) Wasn’t there only 1,000,000 copies of Nintendo 3DS released in the Us?

      • herbert

         As of December 31, 2011 there were around 6 million 3ds units in North America. I bought mine since then and would assume many others have as well. So there are many more than 1 million 3ds in the US

    • Bill

      You’re an idiot. Why bother make a new handheld gaming device if they’re not going to make their key games for it. Dumbasses.

      • o0o

        no, you’re an idiot. you can still play it on the 3DS so why does it matter?

        • Michaelsmanequin

          Why do you have to toss names? You can’t debate like a normal intellectual? Go back to school. Learn a few things about common courtesy and how to approach something without being an asshole. And if you’re still in school, then you have a lot to learn.  

      • Chaos6773

        The game is made by Game Freak, not Nintendo. They can make it for whatever system they like.

      • B Hodges5575

        Game freak knows their buyers and fans who are us who are old school and been paying Pokemon since red and blue version. Most of us don’t have 3ds. I hopegame freak keeps making games for original ds

  • Fenix

    If these really are simply forms of Kyurem, I really hope they don’t make the requirement for changing form be holding an item, I hope it’s something like Shaymin transforming with an item, but still being able to hold an item while in its altered form. Also, if Game Freak then announces a pokemon Gray and AGAIN delays the Ruby and Sapphire remakes, I will flip my lid.

    • Nairos

      Fire-red and Leaf-green came out 8 years ago in 2004.  HG and SS came out 2009/2010.   Even though I love generation   Even though I love generation 3  I just don’t see generation 3 remakes coming out for another good 3-4 years.

      • Nairos

        Ignore my typo.

  • Yellow

    I’m just waiting for a first gen remake. The only Gameboy around for me is at 50$ and all other sources are off. C’mon, who DOESN’T want a mother fucking Yellow Version? I swear to god, the new versions suck, this won’t be any different…

    • ^ Kid doesn’t know his stuff

      Hello, I see you’re new to the pokemon community, there are first gen remakes. They’re called Fire Red and Leaf Green and go for cheap on Ebay, go get em kiddo.

  • Kai8

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    • Josh

      You’re saying that, but I guarantee you that you will buy it. So quite your little bitching about it and be happy that they haven’t stopped making any Pokemon things at all. Fucktard.

  • Snivy2

    Does any one think that somewhere in pokemon grey we will be able to put Zekrom and Reshiram back together?

  • Xxxlivelydemonxxx

    maybe the forms will depend on time of day, in the day you would get the reshiram form and in the night you would get the zekrom form. all i know is it does seem sorta dissappointing with the whole DS one, but also smart as well

  • Ass

    i heard tht the 3ds will have special features for these games

  • Pokemon101

    i’m just a kid but let me tell you all something the new legendary pokemon for pokemon black and white 2 are basically just reshiram + kyurem and zekrom + kyurem fusions, aren’t they?

  • Pokemon101

    i didn’t mean to say i’m a kid i meant to say i am just a pokemon fan

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  • Duon

    So wait, instead of making Pokemon Gray, They make another Black and White game? What in the world was Gamefreak thinking?

    • TheThinker

      Not to be mean, but comments like these make me feel sorry for the state of rational thought in North America. You know what Black and White 2 is actually going to be? It’s most likely going to be what most of us expected to be Pokemon Grey. They’ve released a third version of the same game four times before. What makes you think they plan to stop now?

  • Bree

     Now they’re just trying to ruin Pokemon. You have to try to come up with something this bad looking. Instead of making the regular mash-up of the two they make Pokemon Black/White 2. That doesn’t sound horrible at all.

    • Bobloblaw

      It’s kind of funny you say that, though the Reshiram/Zekrom forme of Kyurem is supposedly supposed to explain the relation of the 3. IIRC, Reshiram and Zekrom were a single pokemon at 1 point. Maybe Kyurem is like a…3rd pokemon to result from it, It’s bridging the gap between the 3 pokemon.
      B/W had a decent story, quit being mad about a backstory 

      • Zhen Yu

        Kyurem is the dead body of the dragons

  • Crocojaw47

     Oh good lord, they’re running out of colors.

    • o0o

      no, this isn’t the 6th gen, stupid. it’s a sequel, not a brand new generation with all new pokemon.

  • this is my name

    This Game id gonna suck i mean why play a game over just cause of new story and a new form? just make a Pokemon S/R/E remake with the feature to walk with your pokemon in game again ffs 

    • this is my name

       meant is*


    WHAT IS KYUREM TYPE GONNA BE NOW LIKE >.> there is no triple types.

  • Betsey

    Man, I was sorta hoping they were going to re-release Red and Blue for the DS, they already have all of the components, why not make the money? The save battery is dying on my childhood, let me play it again with updated graphics.

    • Spider Webb13

      They already did the remake. Supposedly the next to be remade is hoenn, but who’s to say they even will. Two remakes don’t make a pattern, but the idea is still out there. 

      I think that Black and White 2 ARE the 3rd game, so maybe we won’t see Gray, this is what they’re doing… and for the love of God, no PokéFusion, that would suck. And no we will never have a 3-type Pokémon, I think the new forms are STLL Ice/Dragon, but this is where they’ll get their signature moves that we all know.

  • Guest

    the 3DS is not so great, so it’s good that it will just be DS

  • Poobyr89

    Game Freak needs to make another Ruby n Sapphire for the 3DS. It’s a hassle trying to use a old ass Ds lite to transfer pkmn from one game to H. Gold or S. Silver.

  • Common Sense

    Dear Nintendo,

    If you’re going to create a new handheld gaming device, make your best games for it. If you’re not going to make Pokemon for it, don’t bother releasing it.

    Best Regards,
    Common Sense

  • Guest

    I dont see why people want a 3D pokemon game. For those of us that don’t have really good internet going online to battle would be a pain in the ass. Battling would take a lot more time. Keep it 2D please not all of us are graphics whores -.-

  • TheRatWithoutATaile

    3DS? Everyone’s going crazy over a product exactly like a ds with 1 or 2 exrta stupid features. 3D? That’s just how to keep an idiot busy. This use to be something to play in a 4 hour road trip to Vegas while you were sitting in the backseat. How long are you going to keep up with Nintendo products till you realize its time to put that shit aside and be serious. A little fun here and there, but now the’re just sucking you poor little kiddies in, having you drop  170 dollars every time they make a new handheld system with one extra feature.  So now your on a stupid site complaining and arguing over a fucking Pokemon game that hasn’t even come out yet. Now leave your little feedback’s, call me names, and argue. But I’m not saying this to piss you off, but to simply let you see. That the’re not making Pokemon games for little kids anymore, otherwise we would still see our little cousins with game boys in their hands. Nope, they know how to keep an idiot busy, and you gotta respect that.  

  • KloudKat

    Why not just make Pokemon Grey? It would make a lot more sense than a sequel.

    • Zhen Yu

       Because that is so predictable

  • Greg

    Hey folks, before we storm Game Freak HQ with torches and pitchforks, here are some things to consider:

    1. We know next to nothing about these games.  We have a title, a platform, and a picture, that’s it. Before we make break out all of the “This game is gonna suck SOOOOOO hard” comments, let’s wait for more info to be released. 

    2. All of the people whining about how it’s not exclusively for the 3DS clearly don’t realize that, like any DS game, you will be able to play this on your 3DS too.  Relax.

    3. This has been announced as a sequel, not a remake.  This insinuates that it won’t be the same exact game over again.

    and 4. So what if this is what we get instead of a “Gray Version”?  That would have been the predictable, safe route for Game Freak to take.  They’re trying something new here, and props to them for it.  Give it a chance before judging it for being different.  If it rules, then awesome.  If it sucks, then we still have the original Black and White Versions to go back to.

    God I hate the internet sometimes.

  • Jormiboced

    I will be saving my money for a 3DS version.