Nintendo's just announced that Pokémon Black & White will be released in Europe and North America in Spring 2011.

As part of the release announcement Nintendo also revealed that new Legendary Pokémon Reshiram (Pokémon Black Version) and Zekrom (Pokémon White Version) will be featured on the covers of the games worldwide. Exciting.

"It's rare to find a franchise with such worldwide appeal and dedicated fans as Pokémon." said Laurent Fischer, Managing Director Marketing and PR, Nintendo of Europe.

"We're excited to inform our fans that this eagerly anticipated adventure, featuring an all-new generation of Pokémon, will be available in Europe in spring 2011."