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on 6 Feb 2011 04:45

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The Evolution of Pokemon Games

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Generation I

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1. Pokemon: Red Version - Game Boy
The Protagonist: Red
Fire Starter Pokemon: Charmander

The Rival: Blue
A legendary Pokemon: Mew

Pallet Town:
The Indigo Pleateau

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2. Pokemon: Blue Version - Game Boy
Water Starter Pokemon: Squirtle

Professor Oak

Criminal Organisation: Team Rocket (Boss: Giovanni)

Battle Sequence:
Map of Kanto:

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3. Pokémon: Yellow Version - Game Boy
Special Electric Starter Pokemon: Pikachu

Pikachu-following-feature:

Th Region Kanto:


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4. Pokemon Green Version - Game Boy
(Only released in Japan!)

Grass Starter Pokemon: Bulbasaur

Starter Screen

Battle Sequence


Generation II

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5. Pokemon: Gold Version - Game Boy Color
The Protagonist: Gold

Fire Starter Pokemon's final evolution: Typhlosion

The Rival: Silver

A legendary Pokemon: Celebi

New Bark Town:

Goldenrod City:


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6. Pokemon: Silver Version - Game Boy Color
Water Starter Pokemon's 2nd evolutionary stage: Croconaw

Professor Elm:

Battle Sequence:

Map of Johto:

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7. Pokemon: Crystal Version - Game Boy Color
The Female Protagonist: Crys

Grass Starter Pokemon's final evolution: Meganium

A legendary Pokemon: Suicune

Whirl Islands:

The region Johto


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Generation III

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8. Pokemon: Sapphire Version - Game Boy Advance
The Male Protagonist: Brendan

Fire Starter Pokemon: Torchic

The Rival: Wally

A legendary Pokemon: Latias

Littleroot Town:

Sky Pillar:


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9. Pokemon: Ruby Version - Game Boy Advance
The Female Protagonist: May

Grass Starter Pokemon: Treecko

Professor Birch:

Criminal Organisation: Team Magma

Battle Sequence

Map of Hoenn



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10. Pokémon Emerald Version - Game Boy Advance
Criminal Organisation: Team Aqua

Water Starter Pokemon: Mudkip

Pokémon Contest Sequence

A legendary Pokemon: Jirachi


The Region Hoenn


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11. Pokémon FireRed Version - Game Boy Advance
The Male Protagonist: Red

Fire Starter Pokemon's final evolution: Charizard

The Rival: Blue

A legendary Pokemon: Mewtwo

Pallet Town:

The Indigo Pleateau:

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12. Pokemon: LeafGreen Version - Game Boy Advance
The Female Protagonist: Leaf

Water Starter Pokemon's final evolution: Blastoise

Grass Starter Pokemon's final evolution: Venusaur

Professor Oak:

Criminal Organisation: Team Rocket

Battle Sequence:

Map of Kanto:

The Region Kanto



Generation IV

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13. Pokémon Pearl Version - Nintendo DS
The Male Protagonist: Lucas

Fire Starter Pokemon: Chimchar

The Rival: Pearl

A legendary Pokemon: Azelf

Twinleaf Town:

Victory Road:


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14. Pokémon Diamond Version - Nintendo DS
The Female Protagonist: Dawn

Water Starter Pokemon: Piplup

Professor Rowan:

Criminal Organisation: Team Galactic

Battle Sequence

Map of Sinnoh



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15. Pokémon Platinum - Nintendo DS
Grass Starter Pokemon: Turtwig

A legendary Pokemon: Shaymin

Hours of the Day:

Pokemon Contest Sequence:

The Region Sinnoh



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16. Pokémon HeartGold Version - Nintendo DS
The Male Protagonist: Gold/Ethan

Fire Starter Pokemon: Cyndaquil

The Rival: Silver

Water Starter Pokemon:Totodile

New Bark Town:

Goldenrod City:

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17. Pokémon SoulSilver - Nintendo DS
The Female Protagonist: Lyra

Grass Starter Pokemon: Chikorita

Professor Elm:

Criminal Organisation: Team Rocket

Pokemon-following-feature:

Battle Sequence:

Map of Johto & Kanto

The Region Johto





Generation V

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18. Pokémon Black Version - Nintendo DS
The Male Protagonist: Touya

Fire Starter Pokemon: Tepig

The Male Rival: Cheren

A legendary Pokemon: Victini

Castelia City:

Black City:


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19. Pokémon White Version - Nintendo DS
The Female Protagnonist: Touko

Water Starter Pokemon: Oshawott

The Female Rival: Bianca

Grass Starter Pokemon: Snivy

Professor Juniper:

Criminal Organisation: Team Plasma:

Map of Unova:

Battle Sequence:

White Forest:

The Region Unova

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I loved the Pokémon Games when I was young and still consider it very much fun to play'em. Here I listed all the different generations of games because there has been a great amount of change. In my opinion the games until the 3rd generation Pokemon were the best. After that it got a bit boring and the Pokemon became uglier and uglier. (Diamant/Pearl/Platinum) The fifth generation doesn't neccessarily look better but with it came some fresh ideas.
Well, decide for yourself and enjoy the little nostalgia trip. ♥



Source for the English names that I'm not familiar with: http://www.pokewiki.de :)

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Comments

Posted: 3 years, 8 months ago at Feb 9 22:22
Generation II is hands down the best.
Great list, very interesting :)
Posted: 3 years, 8 months ago at Feb 9 22:26
Great list! I stopped playing the games after Gold and Silver, as I felt the formula wasn't changing enough and I got more into platformers and less into RPGs.

I think you mixed up the notes for LeafGreen and FireRed.
Posted: 3 years, 8 months ago at Feb 9 22:47
Pokemon Green was the very first, I don't think it had a release in America.
Posted: 3 years, 8 months ago at Feb 9 23:12
Ah, nothing can beat good old Pokémon Red.
Posted: 3 years, 8 months ago at Feb 10 2:48
Wow! I haven't been up to date on the Pokemon games. This is kinda cool to look at.
Posted: 3 years, 8 months ago at Feb 10 16:11
Generation II is hands down the best. [2]
The generation I played the most, and stopped playing after that (mostly because I didn't have the money to afford a DS) is the III, but I'll never forget how hard it was to finish Gold without knowing how to read in English haha
Posted: 3 years, 8 months ago at Feb 10 21:22
Pokemon Green was the very first, I don't think it had a release in America.

I was going to mention that, and went to Amazon to find out if I could transfer Pokemon Green over to Listal. Turns out, somebody already has, and then somebody must have merged it with LeafGreen by mistake. The best idea for anyone that really wants to fix this is to just create a custom page for the original Green so that Kami-chan can add it here.
Posted: 3 years, 8 months ago at Feb 10 21:34
@ Pumpkinate I'll go do that and revise the list a bit :D Tomorrow that is. Thanks for the recommendations :3
Posted: 3 years, 7 months ago at Mar 21 14:13
Great list, I love how you displayed how the games have evolved over the years both in terms of graphics and characters. I've been in the Pokemon fever all over again when Black and White came out, this generation has to be my favorite by far, just so much new and different from previous generations, aside from the general story.
Posted: 3 years, 7 months ago at Mar 21 22:33
Great list!
Posted: 3 years, 5 months ago at May 25 16:03
Alot of fun playing some of these games, but very repeatitive, but I agree that I like the original Pokemons the best
Posted: 3 years, 1 month ago at Aug 26 21:03
Awsome list! Personly, I like playing Black/White version the best because of the better quality and plot, but I have to agree that I like the sesons that came... lets say, before Sinnoh, the best. Though, I worship Pokémon then and now, because it's just... just genius! xD
OH! and by the way, why didn't you mention N in pokémon Black/White?
Posted: 3 years, 1 month ago at Aug 26 21:06
@ good point actually. Probably because when i made this list the game wasn't out yet. But I'm totally in love with N. Needa revise this list soon, then he'll be on here somewhere for sho ;D
Edit: 3 years, 1 month ago
Posted: 3 years ago at Sep 22 20:32
I remember giving some stupid names to the rival on my GameBoy. It was so funny.
Posted: 2 years, 9 months ago at Jan 15 17:19
Great list, majority of my childhood lol. I think in soulsiver aside from lyra the boy's name was Zane. My name!!
Posted: 2 years, 6 months ago at Apr 3 20:21
nice list my love. im sure levent would like it! ;) ♥
Posted: 2 years, 1 month ago at Sep 1 4:24
Gen. II was the best, until Gen. V came out, and now they're tied.
Posted: 1 year, 8 months ago at Jan 29 19:01
Nice list! Crystal was the last one I ever had tho ;o.
I remember giving my rival some hilarious names too ;P
Posted: 1 year, 7 months ago at Mar 2 5:29
Great list!
Posted: 1 year, 7 months ago at Mar 4 0:03
Great List now all that's left is Pokemon Black and White 2, and X and Y releasing this October.
Posted: 1 year, 3 months ago at Jul 6 2:19
Great list

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