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Pokemon Mystery Dungeon 2 commercial inspires us to confront our bullies

There's a clear divide at the Fanboy office between those who've actually played through a roguelike game and the rest of us who've never been able to boast such bravery. The dungeon crawl veterans have the best parking spots, use the newest computers, and even get to cut in front of everyone in the lunch line.

Whenever one of us who hasn't meddled with the genre walks past the "popular" table in the cafeteria, some jerk inevitably sticks their leg out to trip us. As we push ourselves back up, searching for our glasses amongst the mess of food spilled from our plastic trays, the group of bullies howl with raucous laughter. We find our glasses and put them on just in time to see our crush look away in disgust.

After years of cowering, we've decided that it's time to finally tackle the roguelike genre. Seeing Japan's latest commercial for Pokémon Mystery Dungeon 2: Time Exploration Team and Darkness Exploration Team was just what we needed to convince us. Both games look adorable enough, and from what we've heard, they're not as difficult as most other dungeon crawl titles! It won't be long before we'll be able to stand up to those roguelike ruffians! Drink some milk, do a bunch of push-ups, and join us past the post break for the video.


[Via GoNintendo]

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