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Old October 18th, 2012 (10:56 PM).
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Quote originally posted by manutdrule:
pokemon are trademarks, people can use them in their artwork/flash games but they technically remain properties of nintendo. BUT if PETA have used it for any form of commercial or illegal purposes (pretty unsure on that), yes they will be sued unless they stop publishing the game or change it completely (without pokemon)
Still requires the use of a trademark sign:

Since they do not have that then it should be illegal. If Gamefreak wanted to, I'm pretty sure they could sue PETA for that. As for a form of commercial purpose, the game is directly linked on their page and you could argue that they are using this to advertise their point (to the extreme, it seems).
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