Feb 12th, 2013

CoroCoro magazine has officially announced the first Pokemon game for the Wii U. It will be a downloadable title and is to be released in Japan this Spring. Here’s an image of the Japanese magazine article:


Pokemon Scramble U is a sequel to the previously released WiiWare title Pokemon Rumble. The game will support up to four players and features Pokemon up to generation five. Pokemon will be able to face off in battles of 100 at once. Are you looking forward to a western release date? Whatever your opinion is, go ahead and voice it in the comments section below.

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  • Huzefa Javed

    Pokemon Rumble was a fun game and a sequel is welcome to me. It being a downloadable is also a plus.

    • CharmanderRulz

      I don’t like Pokemon rumble by comparison to most of the other Pokemon games but I bought the Wii U day one because where there’s Nintendo there’s Pokemon and I like how they are mixing it up (by the sounds of the small amount Japanese I can read and it’s name) so maybe this will change my mind. (I would prefer they put Rhythm Hunter out first as Game Freak + Rhythm game = awesome to me!)

  • Lucas Salazar

    this sould make the wiiu sell more

    • Nintedward


    • Metal_Man_v2

      Pokemon spin-off games have never sold nearly as well as the main series games.  Not to say that they aren’t good, but this isn’t that key game that’s going to make people want the Wii U more.

  • I think this game actually looks like a lot of fun ^^ I never got the first game but I’m willing to give this version a go ^^ 

  • ludist210

    Is this an eShop game?  This would make for a good eShop title…not one I would buy (not a huge fan of the franchise), but a good one nonetheless.

    • AKT4

      Yes, only eShop.

  • Levibuscus

    Pikmen+Happy wars+ Pokemon= This

  • Kongrare

    ffs Nintendo why dont you release a full rpg pokemon adventure for the wii u with awesome graphics and lots of depth?
    Why do they back away from developing these for home consoles?
    I get a bit sick of watered down mini games, doesnt show much ambition I am afraid.

    • CyanideInsanity

      I understand what your saying, but you need to realize who the actual game developers are. Rumble/scramble is made by ambrella, and they’ve never made an RPG.

    • Laud

      Because they intend to keep Pokemon as a portable thing.

      Pocket Monsters = Pokemon

      It would no longer be Pocket Monsters unless you had a pocket large enough for your Wii U.

      • RonaldRayguns

        Maybe it’s called Pocket Monsters because they keep the monsters in pokeballs in their pockets. Pocket Balls = Pokeballs. They will without a doubt release a full RPG     Pokemon on a console eventually.

      • Arthur Jarret

         I have huge pockets, dude – the wii U easily fits.

        Way back when – i was like: Playstation pocket? My PS3 already fits inside my pants!

        • Timbo

          You must be some fat ass kid…. :

          • RonaldRayguns


  • Wayne Beck

    I hope they price this right. It looks like it would be a lot of fun. But not $60 of fun. Not sure I would pay more than thirty. I’d definitively buy it if it was twenty or less. 

    Anyone know how in depth these games get? Is there some kind of puzzle or advanced gameplay aspect I’m not seeing?

  • Fred

    I know this is unrelated, but does anyone think there’s a chance Ubisoft will change their minds and release Rayman Legends this month? I heard yesterday that there’s a petition with over 8000 signatures. I hope they do.

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  • Justin Lee

    The first one was cute and good. Game was easy in the beginning but it got hard in the end. I couldnt beat the game even with 3 other friends. Will definitely picking this up if it comes to NA eshop.

  • DragonSilths

    No interest at all.

  • Robin Columbus

    I really don’t like Pokémon, but Pokémon Rumble was pretty fun! It was quick and simple, a nice “party” game if you will.

  • still waiting for pokemon stadium 2…

    • There was a Pokémon Stadium 2…

  • dont forget the new region but they wont have them on there until this fall hopefully im not a game maker its my prediction

  • Ben Newcomb

    That sounds like beautiful, adorable mayhem!

  • TaintedXGamer

    go up to generation 6 lol

  • I would much prefer Pokemon Snap HD