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Pokémon Red Version (1996)

Poketto Monsutâ Aka (original title)
Play as a young Pokémon trainer trying to catch all 150 Pokémon.

Director:

Satoshi Tajiri

Writers:

Satoshi Tajiri (creator: original concept), Satoshi Tajiri (game scenario) | 5 more credits »
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Storyline

Ash is a young trainer traveling around the Pokemon world with his partner Pikachu. He is joined by his friends to help aid him in his journey. His ultimate goal is to become a Pokemon Master, which he will not stop training and working hard to achieve. Written by Ryan

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Taglines:

Link to Blue Version to catch all 150 monsters See more »


Certificate:

E | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

28 September 1998 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Pokémon Red Version See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Game Boy Color version)| Black and White | Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The concept of the game originated from Satoshi Tajiri's childhood love of bug collecting. See more »

Goofs

Go to the item list, and select any HM. Attempt to use it on a Pokemon. Before you do, the text below will say "Use TM on which Pokemon?". However, you are attempting to use an HM, not a TM. See more »

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One of the most creative and original games ever
20 May 2004 | by Darth_HomerSee all my reviews

Wow, even though I hate Pokemon, the game is actually kind of good, because not only is it the addictiveness of the game, but in a clever case of game designing, the game is put into two seperate games, each containg 75 of the monsters each.

Storyline wise, the game is ok, it's the same, I must become the greatest trainer in history storyline, but still, it works, Soundwise, it's ok as well, the sound isn't GTA:VC great (which is an extremely high standard). Gameplay wise, it's like an RPG, without the insanely hard battles.

So enjoy or hate, it's your choice


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