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Nintendo Reply To Bizarre PETA Comments

October 16, 2012

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Nintendo have replayed to the bizarre PETA comments made last week about Pokémon, which claimed Pokémon are not ours to use and abuse in the statement below:

“Much like animals in the real world, Pokémon are treated as unfeeling objects and used for such things as human entertainment and as subjects in experiments. The way that Pokémon are stuffed into pokéballs is similar to how circuses chain elephants inside railroad cars and let them out only to perform confusing and often painful tricks that were taught using sharp steel-tipped bullhooks and electric shock prods …if PETA existed in Unova, our motto would be: Pokémon are not ours to use or abuse. They exist for their own reasons. We believe that this is the message that should be sent to children.”

Nintendo have replied by saying this:

“Nintendo and The Pokémon Company take the inappropriate use of our products and intellectual property seriously.”

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