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The Band of Thieves & 1000 Pokémon is a free eShop game that's headed to the 3DS in Japan
by Harry Slater 15/5/2014
Product: The Band of Thieves & 1000 Pokemon
Publisher: Nintendo
Format: 3DS
Genre: Casual, Film/ TV tie- in, Location- based


The Band of Thieves & 1000 Pokémon is a free eShop game that's heading to the 3DS to tie in with the release of a new Pokémon movie. Unfortunately, it looks like it's only going to be available in Japan.

The game is all about collecting an army of paper Pokémon from Street Pass hits, then using them to battle giant enemies. There'll even be a special gift if you take your 3DS to the cinema when the film is showing.

If you're in Japan you'll be able to grab the game for nothing in July. We'll of course keep you posted about any potential worldwide release, but I wouldn't get your hopes up too high. Or at all, really.

In the meantime, check out the trailer at the top of the article and get all sad and misty eyed about what might have been.

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