Pokémon Red and Blue Versions

Pokémon Red and Blue Versions
Pokemon red box-1.jpg
Pokemon Blue.jpg
Developer Game Freak
Publisher Nintendo
Platform Game Boy
Genre RPG
Release Date(s) JP: February 27, 1996
NA: September 30, 1998
EU: May 10, 1999
AUS: November 1, 1998
Ratings PEGI: 3
Players 1-2
Generation Generation I
Compatible with Generation I, Generation II
Preceded by: N/A
Succeeded by: Pokémon Yellow Version

Pokémon Red and Blue Versions are part of a series of RPG games called "The Pokémon Series", and is part of the first generation of Pokémon games. As a young Pokémon Trainer, your goal is become the greatest Pokémon Master ever, by capturing and training up to 151 Pokémon. Not all Pokémon are available in one version, and you'll need to trade with friends using a Game Link cable to catch 'em all!  Although used on a Gameboy Color, the main pallet is red, black, and gray.
Contrary to popular belief, Pokémon Red and Blue weren't the first games released in the series, Japan actually received two games before this, which weren't shipped internationally, those titles were Pocket Monsters Aka and Pocket Monsters Midori (Pokémon Green and Pokémon Red).
A Pokémon Green ROM was released, however it was translated into English exactly from Japanese, and therefore is quite hard to understand, with captions such as "but unable to determine smoothly!", and "CATAP's firm tO assail!" 


The main point of this game is to collect all 8 badges and become a Pokémon champion. thought this isn't attained easily as you need to train your Pokémon, and set them with the right tactics to be able to defeat them all and be the strongest.

Through out the game, you will fight your rival (default: Gary Oak). He is always trying to become a better Pokémon trainer than you, and finally becomes the Pokémon Champion. He is the last storyline boss, as well as a mid-boss many times as well.


  • Pokémon Red, is compatible with Pokémon Blue, Green, Yellow, Crystal, Gold, and Silver.
  • 139 catch-able Pokémon in the game (the rest can be obtained by trading with friends who have Blue/Yellow version)
  • Game Link Cable to battle and trade Pokémon with friends!
  • Insert game into a GameBoy Color and Pokémon Red will appear in Red Filters.
  • Insert game into a Super GameBoy and Pokémon Red will feature a special red Pokéball border.



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