I'm pretty sure that that's standard SOP for video game companies, not just EA/Bioware. Why spend more money on an IP that's gotten middling-to-poor reactions two games in a row? They don't make them for the art, after all.
Not quite true, as Gold/Silver (and Crystal?) let you send pokemon back to Red/Blue/Yellow as long as they were in those games and didn't have any of the new moves; I know this because I used to move my Pikachu from Yellow into Gold specifically to evolve him into Raichu. I totally agree with...
As much as I used to enjoy it, I really do think it's time to end. Like others have said already, the show wasn't nearly as fun or enjoyable after Tory, Grant, and Kari left. It feels like a zombie show, now; all the fun's gone.
Except that there are far more people who help others in the name of their religion, including other muslims. You can't define a whole religion, or religion as a whole, by the actions of one small group.