This is a list of Pokémon video games released over the years. 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, Pokémon Legends: Arceus, released on January 28, 2022. The upcoming games, Pokémon Scarlet and Violet, will release in late 2022.
The Main Games
All the titles in this generation were released for the Game Boy.
|Pokémon Red||February 27, 1996||September 30, 1998||October 5, 1999|
|Pokémon Green||February 27, 1996||unreleased||unreleased|
|Pokémon Blue||October 15, 1996||September 30, 1998||October 5, 1999|
|Pokémon Yellow||September 12, 1998||October 19, 1999||June 16, 2000|
All the titles were released on the Game Boy Color.
|Pokémon Gold and Silver||November 21, 1999||October 14, 2000||April 6, 2001|
|Pokémon Crystal||December 14, 2000||July 29, 2001||November 2, 2001|
All the titles were released on the Game Boy Advance.
|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|
All the titles were released on the Nintendo DS.
|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|
All titles were released for the Nintendo DS.
|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|
All the titles are released for the Nintendo 3DS
|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|
This generation started on the Nintendo 3DS, but moved onto the Nintendo Switch.
|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|
The first games in this generation was released for the Nintendo Switch.
|Pokémon Sword and Shield||November 15, 2019|
|Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl||November 19, 2021|
|Pokémon Legends: Arceus||January 28, 2022|
|Pokémon Scarlet and Violet||Late 2022|
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:
- 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.
|Pokémon Stadium (JP)||Pokémon Stadium||Nintendo 64|
|Pokémon Stadium||Pokémon Stadium||Nintendo 64|
|Pokémon Stadium 2||Pokémon Stadium||Nintendo 64|
|Pokémon Puzzle League||-||Nintendo 64|
|Pokémon Snap||-||Nintendo 64|
|Hey You, Pikachu!||Hey You, Pikachu!||Nintendo 64|
|Pokémon Channel||Hey You, Pikachu!||GameCube|
|Pokémon Colosseum||Pokémon Colosseum||GameCube|
|Pokémon Box: Ruby & Sapphire||-||GameCube|
|Pokémon XD: Gale of Darkness||Pokémon Colosseum||GameCube|
|Pokémon Battle Revolution||Pokémon Stadium||Wii|
|PokéPark Wii: Pikachu's Adventure||PokéPark||Wii|
|PokéPark 2: Wonders Beyond||PokéPark||Wii|
|My Pokémon Ranch||-||WiiWare|
|Pokémon Rumble||Pokémon Rumble||WiiWare|
|Pokémon Mystery Dungeon||Pokémon Mystery Dungeon||WiiWare|
|Pokémon Rumble U||Pokémon Rumble||Wii U|
|Pokkén Tournament||Pokkén Tournament||Wii U|
|Pokkén Tournament DX||Pokkén Tournament||Switch|
|Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Rescue Team DX||Pokémon Mystery Dungeon||Switch|
|Pokémon Café Mix||Pokémon Café Mix||Switch|
- Pokémon Battrio
- Pokémon Tretta (Sequel to Battrio, also had a companion game for 3DS Pokémon Tretta Lab)
- Pokkén Tournament
- Pokémon Ga-Olé
- Camp Pokémon (2014)
- Pokémon Dance (2015)
- Pokémon Shuffle Mobile (2015)
- Pokémon TCG Online (2016)
- Pokémon Go (2016)
- Pokémon Photo Booth (2016)
- Pokémon Duel (2016)
- Pokémon Magikarp Jump (2017)
- Pokémon Quest (2018) (also on Switch)
- Pokémon Rumble Rush (2019)
- Pokémon Masters (2019)
- Pokémon Home (2020) (also on Switch)
- Pokémon mini (Pokémon Party Mini, Pokémon Pinball Mini, Pokémon Puzzle Collection, Pokémon Zany Cards - these were only available in the USA at the Pokémon Center store in New York and at Japanese Pokémon Center stores; Pokémon Tetris, Pokémon Race, Pokémon Puzzle Collection 2, Pichu Bros. Mini, Pokémon Breeder, and Togepi's Great Adventure, all available only at Pokémon Center stores in Japan.)
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.