POKEMON has been a favorite with players around the world for almost 25 years.
Here we take a look at all the Pokemon games in order …
PokÃ©mon Red and Green – February 1997
This Nintendo Game Boy game was originally released exclusively in Japan.
It featured 151 species of PokÃ©mon and the ultimate goal was to become the best by conquering the league and completing the PokÃ©dex.
PokÃ©mon Red and Blue – September 1998
After its success in Japan, Pokemon Red and Blue was designed to take the rest of the world by storm.
The game was essentially a polished version of Pokemon Red and Green.
PokÃ©mon Yellow – October 1999
After the Pokemon animated TV show, the game started to gain popularity.
This game released for Nintendo Game Boy Color and Game Boy Color was the first to feature Pikachu as an on-screen companion that followed players as they walked through the game.
PokÃ©mon Gold and Silver – October 2000
Pokemon Gold and Silver launched a new look for the game on Game Boy Color
It also added 100 new PokÃ©mon for players to catch.
PokÃ©mon Crystal – July 2001
From this game, Pokemon started to focus more on giving players more options to customize their gaming experience.
It was the first title in the series that allowed players to choose their gender.
PokÃ©mon Ruby and Sapphire – March 2003
It was the first game released on Nintendo Game Boy Advance and it added 135 species to the franchise.
With this game also came the introduction of two-on-two battles.
Pokemon FireRed and LeafGreen – September 2004
PokÃ©mon FireRed and LeafGreen was basically a remake of the first PokÃ©mon games for the Nintendo Game Boy Advance.
PokÃ©mon Emerald – May 2005
Emerald was the first PokÃ©mon game to add the Battle Frontier area where Trainers had the chance to compete against other Trainers for Battle Points.
PokÃ©mon Diamond and Pearl – April 2007
Pokemon Diamond and Pearl was Pokemon’s first appearance on Nintendo DS.
PokÃ©mon Platinum – March 2009
PokÃ©mon Platinum was a follow-up title for Diamond and Pearl.
The game invited players to return to Sinnoh in another dimension.
Pokemon HeartGold and SoulSilver – March 2010
As the first remake of the series was a remarkable success, the creators decided to remake the original Gold / Silver.
The game had a new feature that allowed players to choose which Pokemon would follow them as they moved around the map.
PokÃ©mon Black and White – March 2011
Pokemon Black and White added 156 new entries to the PokÃ©dex and a new region called Unova.
New battle types have also been introduced including Triple Battle and Rotation.
PokÃ©mon Black 2 and White 2 – October 2012
PokÃ©mon Black 2 and White 2 was a sequel to PokÃ©mon Black and White.
This brought players back to the Unova region two years after the first black and white games.
PokÃ©mon X and Y – October 2013
Pokemon X and Y is the first game released for Nintendo 3DS.
The game has brought a lot of customization options including choosing your hairstyle, clothing, and skin color.
Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire – November 2014
PokÃ©mon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire was another remake of an original game.
Pokemon Sun and Moon – November 2016
PokÃ©mon Sun and Moon has launched 81 new species of PokÃ©mon.
It also changed the story line – requiring players to complete trials before they could challenge Kahuna from an island.
Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon – November 2017
PokÃ©mon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon was a sequel to PokÃ©mon Sun and Moon.
It featured an alternate storyline with new characters and species of PokÃ©mon.
PokÃ©mon: Let’s go, Pikachu! and let’s go, Eevee!
Let’s go, Pikachu! and let’s go, Eevee! was created for the Nintendo Switch.
These were basically remakes of Pokemon Yellow – but the game also took inspiration from Pokemon Go.
PokÃ©mon Sword and Shield – November 2019
Pokemon Sword introduced a new adventure to players.
It introduced the eighth generation of PokÃ©mon and awesome 3D mechanics.
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