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August 29, 2005

Pokémon fans invited to free festival

Pokémon Rocks America 2005!

Five City Tour

Pokémon Fans Invited to Free
Festival to Celebrate the
Fun and Excitement of Pokémon!

WHAT: Pokémon fans are invited to "Pokémon Rocks America!" to be part of the Pokémon experience, including playable demos of the new Pokémon XD: Gale of Darkness game for the Nintendo GameCube, exclusive downloads for Pokémon video games, Pokémon carnival games, and live stage activities. The festival will celebrate the Pokémon experience by bringing together enthusiasts from all over the area to share in the fun and excitement. Come on out for a fun day of Pokémon games and activities.

  • Be among the first in the U.S. to play the new Pokémon XD: Gale of Darkness game for the Nintendo GameCube
  • Download the Mystic Ticket to catch Lugia and Ho-Oh
  • Download the exclusive Munchlax course onto your Nintendo DS Pokémon Dash game
  • Games, trivia, contests, and lots of cool prizes
  • Costume characters
  • Live stage show
  • Play the trading card game and learn from experts

City Stops:

  • September 17th, 2005 - San Jose, CA
    McEnery Convention Center, Hall 1

  • Saturday, October 1st, 2005 - Phoenix, AZ
    Phoenix Civic Plaza Convention Center, Hall D

  • Saturday, October 8th, 2005 - Dallas, TX
    Dallas Market Hall, Main Hall

  • Saturday, October 15th, 2005 - Chicago, IL
    Navy Pier, Hall A

  • Saturday, October 22nd, 2005 - Boston, MA
    Bayside Expo Center Hall A
*Each event is from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
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