Pokemon Diamond and Pearl release date

If interest in our weeklyPokemon Radar featureis any indication, everyone on the planet is ravenous for any and all information pertaining to Diamond and Pearl. Well, the wait is now quantifiable, as they're both coming to your DS on April 22.

Both games will allow Wi-Fi trading and battling, plus 106 brand-new Pokemon. Right now their names don't make much sense, but we're confident names like "Hayashigame" and "Gaburaisu" will receive English-friendly makeovers before they arrive.

For the absolute most info on Diamond and Pearl, just check out Pokemon Radar every week, or hit up our exhaustivepreview.

December 20, 2006