Pokémon Red, Green, Blue, and Yellow

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Pokémon Red, Blue, Green, and Yellow
DeveloperGame Freak
PublisherNintendo
SystemsGame Boy, Game Boy Color, Game Boy Advance, Nintendo 3DS, Switch
ReleasedPokémon (Pocket Monsters) Red
Game Boy JP: February 27, 1996
Game Boy NA: September 28, 1998
Game Boy AU: 1998
Game Boy EU: October 5, 1999
3DS (Virtual Console) WW: February 27, 2016
Pocket Monsters: Green
Game Boy JP: February 27, 1996
3DS (Virtual Console) JP: February 27, 2016
Pokémon (Pocket Monsters) Blue
Game Boy (CoroCoro Comic) JP: October 15, 1996
Game Boy (retail) JP: October 10, 1999
Game Boy NA: September 28, 1998
Game Boy AU: 1998
Game Boy EU: October 5, 1999
3DS (Virtual Console) WW: February 27, 2016
Pokemon (Pocket Monsters) Yellow: Pikachu
Game Boy Color JP: September 12, 1998
Game Boy Color AU: September 3, 1999
Game Boy Color NA: October 19, 1999
Game Boy Color EU: June 16, 2000
3DS (Virtual Console) WW: February 27, 2016
3DS (Virtual Console) WW: February 27, 2016
Pokémon FireRed and LeafGreen
Game Boy Advance JP: January 29, 2004
Game Boy Advance NA: September 9, 2004
Game Boy Advance AU: September 23, 2004
Game Boy Advance EU: October 1, 2004
Let's Go, Pikachu! and Let's Go, Eevee!
Switch WW: November 16, 2018
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Pokémon Red (ポケットモンスター 赤, Poketto Monsutā Aka, "Pocket Monsters Red"), Pocket Monsters Green (ポケットモンスター 緑, Poketto Monsutā Midori), Pokémon Blue (ポケットモンスター 青, Poketto Monsutā Ao, "Pocket Monsters Blue"), and Pokémon: Special Pikachu Edition - Yellow Version (ポケットモンスターピカチュウ, Poketto Monsutā Pikachū, "Pocket Monsters: Pikachu)", were the first generation of role-playing video games in the Pokémon series.

Versions

Pocket Monsters Red and Pocket Monsters Green were released for Game Boy in Japan in 1996.

Pocket Monsters Green was never officially released outside of Japan, although fan translations do exist.

Pocket Monsters Blue was released for Game Boy, originally only available to subscribers of CoroCoro Comic, though in 1999 it was sold at retail in Japan as well.

Pocket Monsters: Pikachu was for Game Boy released in Japan in 1998.

International Pokémon (a contraction of Pocket Monsters) versions of Pocket Monsters Red and Blue titled Pokémon Red Version and Pokémon Blue Version were released for Game Boy in North America and Australia in 1998 and in Europe in 1999.

An international version of Pocket Monsters: Pikachu titled Pokémon: Special Pikachu Edition - Yellow Version was released for Game Boy in North America and Australia in 1999 and in Europe in 2000.

In 2004, Pokémon Red Version and Pocket Monsters Green received enhanced remakes worldwide for the Game Boy Advance titled Pokémon FireRed Version and Pokémon LeafGreen Version.

In 2016, emulated versions of the Game Boy versions of Pokémon Red Version, Pokémon Blue Version, and Pokémon: Special Pikachu Edition - Yellow Version were released worldwide for the Nintendo 3DS Virtual Console.

An Emulated version of the Game Boy version of Pocket Monsters Green was released in Japan for the Nintendo 3DS Virtual Console in 2016.

In 2018, Pokémon: Special Pikachu Edition - Yellow Version received enhanced remakes for the Nintendo Switch titled Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu! and Pokémon: Let's Go, Eevee!