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RUMOR: Pokémon Rumble U Incorporating Skylanders-Style Figurines

Posted on March 14, 2013 AT 03:02pm

According to Pokémon enthusiast site Serebii, Pokémon Rumble U is will be borrowing from Skylanders and Disney Infinity by incorporating physical, plastic Pokémon toys through Wii U’s Near Fields Communication technology.

Serebii reports that the latest issue of CoroCoro reveals that the toys will go on sale alongside the game in Japan on April 24.

No word yet whether Rumble U will release outside of Japan.

Source: Serebii

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