Piano Collections: Pokémon Red and Blue appears on Kickstarter from Materia Collective

The entire Pokémon series is known for its memorable music and Pokémon Red and Blue are no different. As a way to highlight the iconic tunes presented in the Game Boy classics, Materia Collective is currently seeking funds via Kickstarter for Piano Collections: Pokémon Red and Blue – which contributes to the effort of making … Continue reading Piano Collections: Pokémon Red and Blue appears on Kickstarter from Materia Collective

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SmartBoy heading to retail later this year in Europe, plays any Game Boy or Game Boy Color game

PQube and Hyperkin have announced that the SmartBoy peripheral is heading to retail later this year in European territories. It will be priced at £59.99 and is compatible with Game Boy and Game Boy Color games from any region and does not require any additional power. Here’s the official PR: PQube, in partnership with Hyperkin, … Continue reading SmartBoy heading to retail later this year in Europe, plays any Game Boy or Game Boy Color game

Pokémon GO has helped sales of past Pokémon games

Nintendo has confirmed that there is a direct correlation between sales of core Pokémon games on Nintendo handhelds and Pokémon GO. According to the company, the immensely-popular mobile app has helped sales of past Pokémon games, including titles that were re-released via the Virtual Console service on Nintendo 3DS. This includes Pokémon Red, Blue and … Continue reading Pokémon GO has helped sales of past Pokémon games

The evolution of fainting in Pokémon from 1996 to 2016

When Pokémon lose all of their health points (HP) in the Pokémon video games, they faint and are no longer able to battle unless you revive them with special items or take them to the Pokémon Center. When all the Pokémon in your party faint, you pass out yourself as the Trainer in the game. … Continue reading The evolution of fainting in Pokémon from 1996 to 2016

Pokémon History & Evolution special video commemorates the years between 1996 and 2016

The Pokémon Company has released a special video titled Pokémon History & Evolution to commemorate the years between 1996 and 2016, starting with the Game Boy classics Pokémon Red, Blue and Green. The video features gameplay footage showcasing some of the most memorable moments from all the core Pokémon games to date, concluding with the … Continue reading Pokémon History & Evolution special video commemorates the years between 1996 and 2016

The original Pokémon games have entered The World Video Game Hall of Fame

Did you know that The World Video Game Hall of Fame has selected the original Pokémon games for induction? Pokémon has just received a huge honor as the original Pokémon Red and Pokémon Green games have been selected to enter the World Video Game Hall of Fame as one of the 2017 inductees. These games … Continue reading The original Pokémon games have entered The World Video Game Hall of Fame

Pokémon Yellow deemed the fourth best RPG of all time by IGN

The folks at IGN have chosen Pokémon Yellow as the fourth best role-playing game (RPG) of all time. Here’s what IGN writer Miranda Sanchez had to say about their selection: Pokémon Yellow culminates the fantastic RPG system from Pokémon Red and Blue and mashes them into context with story beats from the great Pokémon anime. … Continue reading Pokémon Yellow deemed the fourth best RPG of all time by IGN