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On display at a Takara Tomy trade meeting this week were some upcoming Pokemon related items, including a new concept for Pokemon, where you interact with a DVD using various equipment like Pokeballs and Fishing Rod to catch Pokemon.

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Pokémon Sun and Moon Is Finally Out, and Fans Are Already Confirming That Slowpoke Tails are Still Tasty

This whole Slowpoke tails being delicious thing has been around since Gold and Silver, and Japan went as far as selling tail plushies for the die-hard fans out there. Well, reports are rolling in via Twitter and it looks like the infamous delicacy has retained its taste in the newest version.

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Pokémon GO just dropped in Japan, and it doesn't get much more creative, in terms of trying to level up quickly as possible, than this!

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Niantic set out to break down the barrier between purely handheld Pokemon gaming, and actually being able to train and battle, and capture Pokemon IRL, with their real world gaming platform Pokemon GO.

If these three images are any indication of what we might be able to expect from Pokemon GO and the platforms unique mobile location tech. / augmented reality gaming effectiveness; well then we are in for a mighty fine treat, indeed. 

Just like the game players can only catch certain wild Pokemon in certain native environments. You're not about to find a Wailord straight chillin' in a sandbox at your nearest park. And much like how the game works, you'll have to get those steps in to hatch any eggs you acquire.

I just can't wait for the battles to start up. Come at me bro. An early user field test hits Japan soon and there's no release date, so realistically it's probably time to cruise over there.

And just in case your juices were't already flowing, here is some footage from the SXSW Gaming Panel to give you a better look at Pokemon GO in action.