Official Pokemon Online Store Coming in August, Countdown Clock Begins

Gotta buy 'em all.

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If you felt like you always missed out on neat Japanese Pokemon merchandise exclusives that only came out in places like the Tokyo Pokemon Center, you may soon get a chance to buy them yourself. Nintendo today launched the countdown clock for an official online Pokemon Center.

Of course, the US already has a Nintendo store in New York, and several smaller shops in Washington, but a site like this holds the promise of making limited-edition, Pokemon-specific items more easily accessible and readily available to other parts of the country.

Right now you can order three things: a plush Pikachu for $12.99, a set of Eevee evolution charms for $23.92, or a purple Mewtwo Tumbler for $17.50. The countdown isn't set to end until August 6, so we'll have quite a long wait to find out what exciting items the store will have available once it goes live. Personally, I'm holding out for a classy Pikachu in a polo.

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