Rio de Janeiro Mayor Wants Nintendo to Bring Pokemon to City for Olympics

Rio de Janeiro is fighting a crime wave, a Zika epidemic, growing jihadi plots, and pollution so dangerous Olympians are getting sick from minor contact with seawater. Mayor Eduardo Paes desperately needs a reason to get people to come to August’s Summer Olympic Games, and he believes he has found one: Pokemon.

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Nintendo’s New President Predicted Wii U Failure

Newly appointed Nintendo president Tatsumi Kimishima (presumably to be followed by Super Nintendo President and President 64) stated in an interview with Japan’s Nikkei magazine that he had originally predicted the failure of the Wii U.