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Blizzard is stealing Pokémon

Blizzard just announced Mists of Pandaria and as a part of that the game will introduce a combat system for pets. Pets can be captured, can gain levels, gain spells and can be given names. It's just like Pokémon.

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Abriael2189d ago

someone's really desperate.

PSX992189d ago

you mad? It's a good ideas since pokemon is good.

Abriael2188d ago

So it's ok to copy every good idea around and never bring out something original. I see :D

Nederob2189d ago

I wouldn't call it desperate. It's more like dissappointed.

Lich1202189d ago

Gameplay mechanics and systems cannot be copyrighted, so unless they mention pokemon they're fine.

Perjoss2189d ago

I know nothing of lawsuits and all that copyright stuff, but from what I've seen and heard about the pet combat system, I think Blizzard could possibly even lose a case against Nintendo over this (Pokemon is owned by Nintendo right?).

Darkfocus2189d ago

theres already pokemon clones that play the exact same...plus all those varients like digimon and spectral something or other on ds...some disney series...none of which have been sued..

Sobari2189d ago

I'm amazed how much it copies Pokemon. Creature battling is nothing new, but they copied it down to the gym leaders. It's pretty ridiculous.

NuclearDuke2188d ago

Don't you think that is exacly the point?

Pokemon is complete. It's a simplistic fun game. Almost copied into the Warcraft universe, which has the biggest playerbase on PC.

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