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Pokemon celebrates 25 years: Look back at Pikachu and friends over the years
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Pokemon celebrates 25 years: Look back at Pikachu and friends over the years

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Post Malone has been announced as a headliner for Pokemon's virtual concert to mark the franchise's 25th anniversary.

The Pokemon phenomenon started in 1996 with the release in Japan of the first video games developed by Game Freak and published by Nintendo and the Pokemon Co.

Now the franchise’s 25th anniversary is being celebrated, with artist Post Malone headlining a virtual Pokemon concert at 7 p.m. Eastern on Saturday via the Pokemon website and its YouTube and Twitch channels.

Take a look back at 25 years of the Pokemon craze, from Pikachu to Pokemon Go and more.

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