Nintendo is taking Pokémon Platinum
on tour. Specifically, the Search for Giratina tour, which is doing the rounds of various GAME stores over the next couple of weeks.
So what, exactly, does this mean for the Pokémon
faithful? For starters, a free (exclusive) Pokémon
Platinum Giratina Origin Forme figure is being given to customers who pre-order Platinum
For the main course, players will be able to download Shaymin, a self curing Pokémon, to Pokémon Diamond
if they attend a participating GAME on the right day.
For desert, there will be family-friendly, wholesome fun such as face painting and balloon modelling, as well as there being Pokémon
To wash all that down, there will be a prize draw with goodies including (according to Nintendo), "ten Ł50 GAME gift cards, a year’s supply of Pokémon
trading cards or one of 12 sets of Pokémon
The tour runs from April 8th - 18th. You can find details of where it's turning up here
is set to hit on 22nd May 2009.