I'm not one to complain about free stuff, but what the f*ck? Really? A "Pikachu colored Pichu"? That's a thing I can have? Aren't all Pichus pretty much Pikachu colored already? Am I missing something here, or is this just more of that "different colored Pokemon are shiny and more special" wacky fun that we Poke-fans supposedly love so well?
Want to know something even weirder? If you trade this slightly more jaundiced Pichu over to the yet unreleased Pokemon HearGold/SoulSilver, you can trigger an event to grab that bumpy eared Pichu on the left. Don't believe me? It's true! I read all about it on Serebii.net!
You know why I'm being such a jerk about this? It's because I'm trying to cover up that I'm actually totally pumped to get these two cute little bastards. I may try to play it off as cool, but I still love my Pokemans, especially the "special" and "free" ones.
Hit the jump for the full details taken from the promo email GameStop sent out today.