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HeartGold, SoulSilver sell 1.4 million over weekend

625 bytes added, 02:49, 17 September 2009
TERRIBLE article! First it was a stub — not acceptable for several reasons. Opinion = also not kosher. Most importantly, 1.5 million IS NOT THE SAME AS 1.4 million!
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tagline=GamesNew soldgames outsurpass Platinum's 1 million copies in manythree storesdays |
blurb=TheMore recentlythan released1.4 games,million copies of Pokémon HeartGold and SoulSilver, havethe soldlatest 1.5Pokémon milliongames copies overfor the weekend.Nintendo ThisDS, surpasseswere Platinum'ssold 1on millionSaturday inand threeSunday daysalone in Japan, evenaccording to Famitsu. This surpasses surpassingPokémon Platinum's sales of 1.47 million copies in its first three days, definitelyon setting yet anotherthe recordmarket. }}
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TheMore recentlythan released1.4 games,million copies of {{gamebp|Pokémon HeartGold and SoulSilver|s}}, havethe latest Pokémon games for the Nintendo DS, were sold 1.5on millionSaturday copiesand overSunday thealone, according to weekendFamitsu. This surpasses {{gamebp|Pokémon Platinum}}'s 1sales million in three days, even surpassing Platinum'sof 1.47 million copies in its three days, definitelyon setting yet anotherthe recordmarket.
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The North American and European versions of the games are set to be released next year. They are remakes of the {{bp|Generation II}} games {{bp|Pokémon Gold and Silver}}, originally released in Japan in 1999, and include elements from those games' third version, {{bp|Pokémon Crystal}}. Gold and Silver sold a total of 23 million copies worldwide, according to Kotaku.
===External links===
*[ Kotaku]
*[ Famitsu] (Japanese)
*[ Pokémon HeartGold and SoulSilver official Web site] (Japanese)
* [[Pokémon Platinum sells 1 million in three days]]