Gamers keen on catching all the Pokemon news should plan to be around this weekend. GameFreak director Januchi Masuda wrote today on his website that he will appear on Japan's Pokemon Smash! television show this weekend to make a "very important announcement."
The show airs at 7:30 a.m. in Japan on Sunday, February 26, which for stateside gamers is 2:30 p.m. PT / 5:30 p.m. ET on Saturday, February 25.
Pokemon Black and Pokemon White, which shipped during March 2011 and went on to combine for sales of over 11 million, are the most recent installments in the core franchise. For more on those titles, check out GameSpot's reviews of Pokemon Black and White.