The Pokémon Company announced today that Pokémon Rumble U
first Pokémon game exclusively for the Wii U, will be coming to North
America on August 29. It will release alongside 18 figurines that can be
scanned into the game using the Wii U's Near Field Communication
"Pokémon Rumble U
is the tale of a great adventure featuring
Toy Pokémon, beginning when a delivery of Toy Pokémon is swept down a
river and washes up on a strange riverbank," the Pokémon Company wrote.
"Our bewildered Pokémon heroes set out to find their way back to the Toy
Pokémon Shop. Along the way they discover all is not right. Players
will learn why some of the Toy Pokémon are fighting each other, and what
the enemy Pokémon are plotting."
The game will feature all 649 Pokémon from the series -- not including the ones coming to X
-- and lets up to four players play cooperatively or competitively at once