GB writes:"207 million copies sold worldwide. Just take a minute to soak that number in. Two hundred seven million. More copies of Pokemon games have been sold in the world than there are people in any nation on the earth, barring four. In fifteen years, the Pokemon series of video games has come within touching distance of overtaking Mario, Nintendo’s other flagship franchise, which, at nearly thirty years old, is the highest selling game franchise of all time. Although not for much longer, if Pokemon has anything to say about it."