Pokemon Rumble has spawned a card game
Just in case you thought the Pokemon Trading Card Game’s complexity was prohibitive to younger players, there’s a new easy-play edition on the way that ties directly to recent WiiWare release Pokemon Rumble.
The Pokemon Rumble TCG ($10, coming early December) comes with sixteen cards and plenty of dice and token accessories, bent on simulating Rumble’s Battle Royale mode. The cards are fully compatible with the “regular” Pokemon TCG, but feature artwork done in the cute low-poly style of the Rumble WiiWare game. The thumbnail description (I haven’t seen an actual rulebook yet) makes it sound like a controlled guessing game where you wager which pokemon will survive based on how you roll the dice and what attacks are currently available.
The official Pokemon Rumble website has launched, and it currently offers a fourth code for owners of the WiiWare game. Unbelievably, the code unlocks the ultimate Gen 1 fanbait critter, Mew. The site promises more codes to come soon, including some that must be discovered by playing a matching game.Tags: card games, Nintendo, pokemon, pokemon rumble, tcg, wii, wiiware