Briefly: Next year is Pokémon's 20th anniversary. To mark the event, the card game's first starter pack is getting a re-release. Originally, the card game first went on sale in October 1996, and this reissue will be out next February in Japan for 1300 yen ($14).
Japan Is Re-Releasing Pokemon's Original Starter Pack
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If it's felt like something has been missing from Kotaku for the last month, that's because someone wonderful has been away. As many of you have noticed and inquired about, our beloved colleague, senior writer, and Hatsune Miku aficionado Mike Fahey has not been writing for the site he's called home for the last dozen years. He's been out - and will continue to be out - for medical reasons. He recently gave me his blessing to let you know where things are at.
Yesterday's game. Lemmings! The little icon did come from the original game, not Lemmings 2, so I'm going to award yesterday to Tigerion. But props to everyone who was on the right path, especially skittlebrau who identified the exact character.