Pokémon plans character distribution event

New character, Darkrai, to be included in latest Trading Card Game expansion; feature length film to be realised
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Pokémon Company International has announced a special distribution character event next month featuring the Mythical Dark-type Pokemon, Darkrai of which will be available to Pokémon White Version and Pokemon Black Version video game players. Darkrai will come equipped with a special attack and special ability, which will be revealed at the beginning of the character distribution on May 9th.

 The firm has additionally announced the retail release of the Pokémon TCG: Black and White-Dark Explorers expansion. This is to feature Darkrai-EX amongst other Darkness-type Pokémon including Zoroark, Umbreon and Sableye.

Additionally, Darkrai is to star in a feature length film, The Rise of Darkrai, available to watch from May 9th on www.pokemon.co.uk/ex. The film will depict Darkrai battling Dialga and Palkia while Ash races to save a town from being thrown into another dimension.

If anyone wishes to participate in the Darkrai character distribution event via Nintendo Wi-Fi connection service, then players will need: a wireless Broadbent Internet service, a Nintendo DS, Nintendo Dsi, Nintendo Dsi XL or Nintendo 3DS system. As well as a copy of the Pokémon Black or White Version of the game and no more than eleven wonder card games in their possession.

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