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New Pokemon Rumble U Trailer Shows Off New Features

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The new Skylanders-like iteration of Pokemon Rumble for the Wii U, aptly named Pokemon Rumble U, has just released a new trailer designed to show off the game’s features. While the toy figures are not necessary to play the game, they do add a lot to the experience and is practically half of the fun. The trailer emphasizes this fact, as it does a good job of promoting the toy figure aspect of the game:

Pokemon Rumble U Makes its Way to North America This August

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The North American release date for the upcoming Pokemon Rumble U has been revealed, with its eShop debut being pencilled in for August 29, 2013. In spite of not being the first installment in the Pokemon Rumble franchise, Rumble U is still being watched closely by fans as it is the first time that Pokemon will take advantage of NFC (Near Field Communication) figurines, which takes its cue from the popular Skylanders videogame and toy franchise.

New Behind the Scenes Featurette for Disney Infinity

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A new video showing off some behind-the-scenes footage for the upcoming game Disney Infinity has been released by Disney Interactive, titled “Creating Infinity.” The video delves into the interactive gaming device that will hit shelves this coming August, and also featres interviews with Pixar and Avalanche Software creatives, as well as commentary from John Lasseter and John Blackburn regarding the value of creative play.

http://youtu.be/sIuyzFfC-2U

New Trailer for Pokemon Scramble U

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A new trailer has been released for Pokemon Scramble U (Rumble, in the NA version), this time showing off a new gimmick that promises to make the series even more addictive than it already is: collectible figurines.

Taking its cue from Skylanders, the collectible figurines can be placed on the Wii U Gamepad in order to “zap” them into the game. A handful of figurines will be debuting alongside the game upon launch in Japan on April 24.

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