Pokémon Gold and Pokémon Silver launched for Japanese fans in 1999.
Super Smash Bros. Melee launched in Japan on Nov. 21, 2001.
Pokémon Ruby and Pokémon Sapphire launched in Japan in 2002, exactly three years after the series’ previous entries.
Pokémon Colosseum followed in Japan in 2003.
Pokémon Omega Ruby and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire arrived worldwide in 2014, exactly 15 years after their predecessors.
Super Smash Bros. for Wii U launched in North America alone on the same day in 2014.