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Can we catch ‘em all?: Generation V

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This is like linking to a preorder seller on eBay, it's not an official page (not to mention, it's dead). The proper Rakuten link still seems to work though.
</ref> and Europe<ref></ref> throughout 2011. One month after the final release within this group, South Korea received its own localizations of {{bp|Pokémon Black and White Versions|Pocket Monsters: Black and White}}.<ref></ref>
What followed was unique in the history of the Pokémon {{bp|core series}}. According to {{bp|Junichi Masuda}}, an unspecified (and ultimately unused) game mechanic required a pair of sequels rather than the standard release model.<ref></ref> This increased the number of titles to follow, but it does not explain why the second pair was developed as a narrative sequel rather than a reinterpretation of the previous paired titles. Regardless of the rationale, {{bp|Pokémon Black 2 and White 2 Versions|Pocket Monsters: Black 2 and White 2}} were released to Japanese audiences in 2012.<ref></ref> Renamed {{bp|Pokémon Black 2 and White 2 Versions|Pokémon Black 2 and White 2}}, the games were quickly released in North America,<ref></ref> Australia,<ref></ref> and Europe.<ref></ref> South Korea followed soon after, retaining the original Japanese title.<ref></ref>
According to Nintendo, then, the diagram to the right demonstrates the release pattern of {{bp|Generation V}}.