New Pokémon smashes sales record in Japan

Tthe newest versions of Pokemon tallied 2.55 million in sales

Pokémon Black and Pokémon White show that the little pocket monsters are more popular than ever in their home country after becoming the fastest-selling DS game in Japan.

Released a week ago, the newest versions of Pokémon tallied 2.55 million in sales. The game also accounted for record-breaking presale figures, with gamers ordering 1.88 million before the game released.

Pokémon Black and White are set for a 2011 release in the U.S.

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