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We Hope You're Sitting Down, Because Pokemon Is BACK

HuffPost logo HuffPost 7/05/2014 Taylor Casti

Amid more disappointing reports of Wii U sales, Nintendo released some exciting news for its popular 3DS line of handhelds.

"Pokémon Ruby" and "Pokemon Sapphire" -- which were originally released in 2003 for Game Boy Advance -- are being remade for the 3DS and 2DS as "Pokémon Omega Ruby" and "Pokémon Alpha Sapphire." The new games are set to be released in November.

The news hit Pokémon's website and social pages May 7.

Big news, Trainers! #Pokemon #OmegaRuby and #AlphaSapphire are coming in November!

— Pokémon (@Pokemon) May 7, 2014

No word yet on what changes fans can expect in the rebooted games.

"Ruby" and "Sapphire" were among the top-selling games for Game Boy Advance, with more than 16 million copies sold worldwide.

Pokémon Alpha Sapphire

Pokémon Omega Ruby

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