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US Parents Endorse Pokémon

Nintendo of America have announced the results of an independent, yet conveniently timed, survey of 2,098 America parents concerning the Pokémon franchise. According to t...

David Jenkins, Blogger

September 8, 2004

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Nintendo of America have announced the results of an independent, yet conveniently timed, survey of 2,098 America parents concerning the Pokémon franchise. According to the survey over 75% of parents agreed that Pokémon "does a good job of promoting positive values and enhances strategic thinking." Parents also agreed that the game improves memory skills, increases mental agility and awareness, and promotes teamwork. The newest titles in the series – Pokémon FireRed and LeafGreen - ship to US stores today, after considerable success in Japan.

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David Jenkins ([email protected]) is a freelance writer and journalist working in the UK. As well as being a regular news contributor to Gamasutra.com, he also writes for newsstand magazines Cube, Games TM and Edge, in addition to working for companies including BBC Worldwide, Disney, Amazon and Telewest.

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