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WotC loses Pokemon
« on: March 18, 2003, 02:33:20 PM »
The unspoken subtext of this article is that Pokemon wasn't doing them any good, so they made a low offer and didn't argue when it wasn't accepted. This will certainly be a financial hit for WotC, but it offers them the chance to free up some people and resources to fill in with a better game.

Interesting, though, that the press release mentions all their other CCGs except for Harry Potter.
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Re: WotC loses Pokemon
« Reply #1 on: March 18, 2003, 04:31:25 PM »
Strange. Isn't Harry Potter their second-most popular CCG?
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Re: WotC loses Pokemon
« Reply #2 on: March 18, 2003, 05:55:46 PM »
I'm surprised about the Pokemon but since it's dead in Japan as well there's no real reason for them to make it.
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Re: WotC loses Pokemon
« Reply #3 on: March 18, 2003, 07:12:50 PM »
Based on a few things I've heard, I'm pretty sure that WotC has a very restrictive marketing policy with Warner Bros. regarding Harry Potter. That may be the reason it wasn't mentioned, but it's not a very good one. It is, as Tage said, they're second best-selling game right now.
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