Evaluated against two other dedicated pedometers, the Pokéwalker - an add-on device for the HeartGold and SoulSilver Pokémon titles - is the most accurate device for counting steps, according to researchers at Iowa State University.
Gamernode's Jason Fanelli took his Pokemon Pokewalker pedometer to PAX East, where, I can assure you, LOTS of people had the things strapped to their belts. He made some friends.
Already released in Japan to monster sales, the 3 million selling Pokémon HeartGold/SoulSilver has not just had its date confirmed for the U.S. market. It's also getting a Pokewalker.