There’s no denying the popularity of Pokemon. Heck, I’ve been looking forward to X and Y since the official announcement, and I’m in my mid 20’s. It’s just one of those colorful, childish-like games that appeals to youngsters, but doesn’t really bring about any awkward or confused stares at the game shop when picked up by a burly, bearded man. People simply love Pokemon, which is why Nintendo was willing to go above and beyond for their beloved console-selling franchise.
Nintendo was so angry about all the Pokemon X leaks online, they actually decided to fly a representative out to a local game shop to recover the copy that’s been providing us with all of that juicy, early footage. The poster of said footage, an Instagram user by the name of kosthedin, explained the situation in more detail.
“Nintendo flew a representative out this afternoon and went to the local game shop where I picked up X. The Nintendo rep had said heads were rolling at Nintendo because of the leaks. I gave up my copy of the game to try and help keep the local game shop out of trouble and to keep my friend from losing his job.”
Nintendo’s entire reason for a worldwide release was to retain the games mystery; a plan which was foiled by the power of the Internet. Multiple story spoiling posts have been made by the same user, so watch your clicks if you don’t want the game ruined by your innate curiosity. Of course, it’s been confirmed that players will still be capturing, collecting and battling the creatures.