Pokemon Black and White captures sales for Nintendo DS
Pokemon has been around for a long time now – we’re at over 10 years, and counting. Thus, it’s perfectly reasonable to think that, just maybe, the franchise and phenomena just aren’t as popular as they used to be. Sure, you can think that if you want. But you’d be wrong. How do we know? Well, not only are the ratings for Cartoon Network’s Pokemon: Black & White series sky high, but the recently-released Nintendo DS video games are selling through the roof — already to the tune of over 2 million games sold in the U.S. (over 1 million copies in the first 24 hours) since launching two weeks ago. That’s in addition to the 5 million copies of Pokemon Black and Pokemon White that have sold in Japan. In addition to the games ToonBarn gaveaway a few weeks back, it seems like Nintendo is doing quite alright with Pokemon!