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

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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

Hyperkin’s SmartBoy secures official Samsung licence, heading to retail later this year

Hyperkin has announced that its SmartBoy has managed to secure an official Samsung license and is heading to retail later this year in both the U.S. and South Korea. It will be priced at $50 and is compatible with Game Boy and Game Boy Color games from any region and does not require any additional … Continue reading Hyperkin’s SmartBoy secures official Samsung licence, heading to retail later this year

Pokémon enters the World Video Game Hall of Fame via Pokémon Red and Green

Pokémon recently received a massive 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 Game Boy classics are being recognized for their popularity over a sustained period and their impact on popular culture. They will … Continue reading Pokémon enters the World Video Game Hall of Fame via Pokémon Red and Green

Pokémon Red and Green officially inducted into the World Video Game Hall of Fame

Pokémon Red and Green are among the latest games that have officially been inducted into the World Video Game Hall of Fame. Alongside Donkey Kong, Halo: Combat Evolved and Street Fighter II, Pokémon Red and Green emerged from a field of 12 finalists that also included Final Fantasy VII, Microsoft Windows Solitaire, Mortal Kombat, Myst, … Continue reading Pokémon Red and Green officially inducted into the World Video Game Hall of Fame

Game Informer June 2017 cover highlights the top 100 RPGs of all time, featuring Pokémon Red and Blue

Game Informer has unveiled the cover of its June 2017 issue, which highlights the top 100 RPGs of all time. It features a number of Nintendo properties, including Pokémon Red and Blue, Pikachu, Super Mario, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, EarthBound and Nintendo Switch. Check out the entire spread in all its … Continue reading Game Informer June 2017 cover highlights the top 100 RPGs of all time, featuring Pokémon Red and Blue

Pokémon Red and Green nominated for the World Video Game Hall of Fame’s class of 2017

The finalists for the World Video Game Hall of Fame's class of 2017 have been announced, and Pokémon made the list! The original Pokémon Red and Pokémon Green games that kicked off over two decades of Pokémon fun are under consideration to join some of the most memorable and influential video games in history. An international … Continue reading Pokémon Red and Green nominated for the World Video Game Hall of Fame’s class of 2017