Pokemon Omega Ruby and Pokemon Alpha Sapphire Now Available for the Nintendo 3DS

North American Nintendo 3DS games can now play Pokémon Alpha Sapphire and Pokémon Omega Ruby, along with new features exclusive to these ports.
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Nintendo recently announced North American Nintendo 3DS gamers can now experience the fun and excitement of playing Pokémon Omega Ruby and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire. Experienced Pokémon players can enjoy features exclusive to this release, including never seen Mega Evolutions of popular Pokémon, new regions in Hoenn to explore, and flying on the back of a powerful Pokémon. They can also discover the true origins of Mega Evolution and unleash the primal powers of Legendary Pokémon. Nintendo 3DS gamers new to the franchise can enjoy playing video games involving catching, trading, and battling cute, but deadly, little creatures loved by millions.

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“Pokémon Omega Ruby  and  Pokémon Alpha Sapphire  kick off the holiday shopping season with games that both old and new Pokémon fans will love. The games let players explore and experience the world of Pokémon like never before, with hours of portable entertainment perfect for long holiday trips.” 

-Scott Moffitt, Executive Vice President of Sales & Marketing (NoA)

Pokémon Omega Ruby and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire are great games for the family. Millions of kids have seen the Pokémon television show, so getting them involved is easy. Parents will discover that playing these video games with the kids is entertaining and challenging for all. You could find the kids are better at catching, trading and battling these cute little creatures and you need to pick up your socks. Give it a try. The family will have fun.

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