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This is a list of Pokémon video games released over the years, and counting. Most of the game are handhelds such as the popular games from the main series (Pokémon Red, Blue, Yellow, etc.). They were originally released for the Game Boy. The latest game of the series, Detective Pikachu Returns, released on October 6, 2023. The upcoming game in the series, Pokémon Legends: Z-A will release in 2025.

Core series[]

First Pokémon Generation[]

All the titles in this generation were released for the Game Boy.

Title Japan America Europe
Pokémon Red February 27, 1996 September 28, 1998 October 5, 1999
Pokémon Green February 27, 1996 N/A N/A
Pokémon Blue October 15, 1996 September 28, 1998 October 5, 1999
Pokémon Yellow: Special Pikachu Edition September 12, 1998 October 18, 1999 June 16, 2000

Second Pokémon Generation[]

All the titles were released on the Game Boy Color.

Title Japan America Europe
Pokémon Gold and Silver November 21, 1999 October 14, 2000 April 6, 2001
Pokémon Crystal December 14, 2000 July 29, 2001 November 2, 2001

Third Pokémon generation[]

All the titles were released on the Game Boy Advance.

Title Japan America Australia Europe
Pokémon Ruby and Sapphire November 21, 2002 March 18, 2003 April 3, 2003 July 25, 2003
Pokémon FireRed and LeafGreen January 29, 2004 September 7, 2004 September 23, 2004 October 1, 2004
Pokémon Emerald September 16, 2004 April 30, 2005 June 9, 2005 October 21, 2005

Fourth Pokémon generation[]

All the titles were released on the Nintendo DS.

Title Japan America Australia Europe South Korea
Pokémon Diamond and Pearl September 28, 2006 April 22, 2007 June 21, 2007 July 27, 2007 February 14, 2008
Pokémon Platinum September 13, 2008 March 22, 2009 May 14, 2009 May 22, 2009 July 2, 2009
Pokémon HeartGold and SoulSilver September 12, 2009 March 14, 2010 March 25, 2010 March 26, 2010 February 4, 2010

Fifth Pokémon generation[]

All titles were released for the Nintendo DS.

Title Japan America Europe
Pokémon Black and White September 18, 2010 March 6, 2011 March 4, 2011
Pokémon Black 2 and White 2 June 23, 2012 October 7, 2012 October 12, 2012

Sixth Pokémon generation[]

All the titles are released for the Nintendo 3DS. Starting this generation, all games have a worldwide simultaneous release.

Title Japan America Europe
Pokémon X and Y October 12, 2013 October 12, 2013 October 12, 2013
Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire November 21, 2014 November 21, 2014 November 28, 2014

Seventh Pokémon generation[]

This generation started on the Nintendo 3DS, but moved onto the Nintendo Switch for the Let's Go games.

Title Japan America Europe
Pokémon Sun and Moon November 18, 2016 November 18, 2016 November 23, 2016
Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon November 17, 2017 November 17, 2017 November 17, 2017
Pokémon Let's Go, Pikachu! and Let's Go Eevee! November 16, 2018 November 16, 2018 November 16, 2018

Eighth Pokémon generation[]

The first games in this generation was released for the Nintendo Switch.

Title Release date
Pokémon Sword and Shield November 15, 2019
Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl November 19, 2021
Pokémon Legends: Arceus January 28, 2022

Ninth Pokémon generation[]

All the titles are released for the Nintendo Switch.

Title Release date
Pokémon Scarlet and Violet November 18, 2022
Pokémon Legends: Z-A TBA 2025

Spin-off games[]

The handheld RPG series is considered to be the main series, and any other Pokémon game is considered to be a spin-off. There have been many spin-offs and all have been released on Nintendo's handheld and console systems, including the Pokémon Mystery Dungeon and Stadium games.

These games include: 

PC[]

  • Pokémon Play It! Versions 1 & 2 (PC) (made by Wizards of the Coast, a division of Hasbro, who held the rights to the Pokémon Trading Card Game until 2002, when Nintendo took over. Version 1 was packaged with starter sets for the TCG; version 2 was packaged with the Thunderstorm Gift Box from the same TCG.)
  • Pokémon Project Studio Red and Blue versions (PC) (made by The Learning Company, now part of Broderbund)
  • Pokémon: Master Arena (PC) (made by ValuSoft, a division of THQ)
  • Pokémon: Team Turbo (PC) (made by ValuSoft, a division of THQ)
  • Pokémon TCG Online - An online version of the Trading Card Game. There's no microtransactions but each card pack contains a code for this version. Also available on IPad.

Consoles[]

Title Series Console
Pocket Monsters Stadium (JP) Pokémon Stadium 11Nintendo 64
Pokémon Stadium Pokémon Stadium 11Nintendo 64
Pokémon Stadium 2 Pokémon Stadium 11Nintendo 64
Pokémon Puzzle League Puzzle League
Pokémon the Series (characters)
11Nintendo 64
Pokémon Snap Pokémon Snap 11Nintendo 64
Hey You, Pikachu! Hey You, Pikachu! 11Nintendo 64
Pokémon Channel Hey You, Pikachu! 16Nintendo GameCube
Pokémon Colosseum Pokémon Colosseum 16Nintendo GameCube
Pokémon Box: Ruby & Sapphire - 16Nintendo GameCube
Pokémon XD: Gale of Darkness Pokémon Colosseum 16Nintendo GameCube
Pokémon Battle Revolution Pokémon Stadium 20Wii
PokéPark Wii: Pikachu's Adventure PokéPark 20Wii
PokéPark 2: Wonders Beyond PokéPark 20Wii
My Pokémon Ranch - 22WiiWare
Pokémon Rumble Pokémon Rumble 22WiiWare
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon Pokémon Mystery Dungeon 22WiiWare
Pokémon Rumble U Pokémon Rumble 25Wii U
Pokkén Tournament Pokkén Tournament 25Wii U
Pokkén Tournament DX Pokkén Tournament 28Nintendo Switch
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Rescue Team DX Pokémon Mystery Dungeon 28Nintendo Switch
Pokémon Café Mix Pokémon Café Mix 28Nintendo Switch
New Pokémon Snap Pokémon Snap 28Nintendo Switch
Detective Pikachu Returns Detective Pikachu 28Nintendo Switch

Handhelds[]

Title Series Console
Pokémon Puzzle Challenge - 13Game Boy Color
Pokémon Pinball Pokémon Pinball 13Game Boy Color
Pokémon Trading Card - 13Game Boy Color
Pokémon Card GB2: Team Great Rocket is Here! - 13Game Boy Color
Pokémon Pinball: Ruby & Sapphire Pokémon Pinball 14Game Boy Advance
Pokémon Ranger Pokémon Ranger 17Nintendo DS
Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia Pokémon Ranger 17Nintendo DS
Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs Pokémon Ranger 17Nintendo DS
Pokémon Trozei! - 17Nintendo DS
Pokémon Dash - 17Nintendo DS
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Red Rescue Team Pokémon Mystery Dungeon 14Game Boy Advance
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Blue Rescue Team Pokémon Mystery Dungeon 17Nintendo DS
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Darkness Pokémon Mystery Dungeon 17Nintendo DS
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Time Pokémon Mystery Dungeon 17Nintendo DS
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Sky Pokémon Mystery Dungeon 17Nintendo DS
Pokémon Conquest - 17Nintendo DS
Learn with Pokémon: Typing Adventure - 17Nintendo DS
Pokémon Rumble Blast Pokémon Rumble 23Nintendo 3DS
Pokédex 3D - 23Nintendo 3DS 99Nintendo eShop
Pokémon Dream Radar - 23Nintendo 3DS 99Nintendo eShop
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Gates to Infinity Pokémon Mystery Dungeon 23Nintendo 3DS
Pokémon Battle Trozei - 23Nintendo 3DS 99Nintendo eShop
Pokémon Art Academy - 23Nintendo 3DS
Pokémon Shuffle - 23Nintendo 3DS 99Nintendo eShop
Pokémon Rumble World Pokémon Rumble 23Nintendo 3DS 99Nintendo eShop
Pokémon Super Mystery Dungeon Pokémon Mystery Dungeon 23Nintendo 3DS
Pokémon Picross - 23Nintendo 3DS 99Nintendo eShop
Detective Pikachu Detective Pikachu 23Nintendo 3DS

Arcade[]

Mobile[]

Others[]

Pokemon Monopoly

Pokémon Monopoly logo.

Pokémon has also been featured in two versions of Pokémon Pikachu, a portable virtual pet, where the player could shake it and Pikachu gained voltage, and two versions of Pokémon board game, MONOPOLY, UNO, Sorry!, Yahtzee, Jr., and numerous other toys.

Other games[]

See also[]

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