Packaged versions of Pokémon Gold and Silver now available to pre-order for Nintendo 3DS

Shiny packaged versions of Pokémon Gold and Silver were recently revealed for Nintendo 3DS. They will be released in Europe on September 22 and include a download code for the game – no game card is included.  Priced at £8.99, each packaged version is now available to pre-order at the official Nintendo UK Store. To pre-order either … Continue reading Packaged versions of Pokémon Gold and Silver now available to pre-order for Nintendo 3DS

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Game Freak explains why Ruby and Sapphire were the hardest Pokémon games to make

Speaking during a recent interview with Game Informer, Game Freak's Junichi Masuda and Shigeru Ohmori have explained why Pokémon Ruby and Sapphire were the hardest games in the series to develop. Pokémon Ruby and Sapphire released in 2003 to wide acclaim and impressive sales. In some ways, the technical leap between the Game Boy Color and … Continue reading Game Freak explains why Ruby and Sapphire were the hardest Pokémon games to make

Download cards revealed for the Japanese versions of Pokémon Gold and Silver on Nintendo 3DS

Shiny packaged versions of Pokémon Gold and Silver were recently revealed by The Pokémon Company and Nintendo. They will be released in Europe on September 22 and include a download code for the game – no game card is included. In Japan, the packaged versions feature a Game Boy Color card-shaped magnet, special stickers and a poster … Continue reading Download cards revealed for the Japanese versions of Pokémon Gold and Silver on Nintendo 3DS

Shiny packaged versions of Pokémon Gold and Silver revealed for Nintendo 3DS

Shiny packaged versions of Pokémon Gold and Silver have been revealed by The Pokémon Company and Nintendo. They will be released in Europe on September 22 and include a download code for the game - no game card is included. In Japan, the packaged versions feature a Game Boy Color card-shaped magnet, special stickers and … Continue reading Shiny packaged versions of Pokémon Gold and Silver revealed for Nintendo 3DS

New Game Boy Color mod implements a backlit screen

A new hardware mod swaps out the Game Boy Color’s built-in screen for the backlit LCD of the upgraded Game Boy Advance SP, the AGS-101 model, which was released more than two years after the original GBA SP’s debut. Because the SP’s screen is larger and thicker than the GBC’s display, everything couldn't fit inside … Continue reading New Game Boy Color mod implements a backlit screen

New Pokémon Gold and Silver screenshots showcase Link Trades and Link Battles

As with the Virtual Console versions of Pokémon Red, Pokémon Blue, and Pokémon Yellow: Special Pikachu Edition, the Virtual Console versions of Pokémon Gold and Silver will be compatible with the wireless communication features of the Nintendo 3DS system. Players can look forward to Link Trades and Link Battles between the Virtual Console versions of … Continue reading New Pokémon Gold and Silver screenshots showcase Link Trades and Link Battles

Pokémon Gold and Silver launch September 22 on Nintendo 3DS Virtual Console in South Korea

Pokémon Gold and Silver is set to be re-released via the Nintendo 3DS Virtual Console service in South Korea on September 22 - the same date as other regions. The two classics were originally released in Japan on November 21, 1999, as the second set of titles in the Pokémon series. These games, which were … Continue reading Pokémon Gold and Silver launch September 22 on Nintendo 3DS Virtual Console in South Korea