09 Mar

As with the coming of the tides, death, and taxes, the release of the newest titles in Nintendo’s Pokemon franchise has sold tons of units. In one day on American shelves, Pokemon White and Pokemon Black have collectively sold 1.08 million units, beating the previous record for original game launch sales within the franchise (set […]

23 Sep

Who knew collecting and battling simply-named creatures would be a multi-billion dollar formula? The immense sales record of the Pokemon franchise continues with the Japanese launch of the Nintendo DS-exclusive Black and White installments. Already boasting 1.88 million pre-orders prior to launch, Japanese consumers bought another 2.55 million units across both versions in the first […]