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All Pokemon Games In Order (2021)

Find out the order of each Pokemon Game and when they were released.

There are loads of Pokemon games and we have made a list of their Chronological Order. This franchise has a total of 21 titles and they have spread across various different platforms. So, scroll down and find out about all the Pokemon Games.

Click on the name of any game from the table below and you will be directly taken to that version.

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All Pokemon Games in Chronological Order

Pokemon Red And Green

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  • Platform: Nintendo Game Boy
  • Release Date: February 27, 1997

Red and Green was the first-ever Pokemon game to be released. It was available on the Game Boy console and was an instant hit. The initial release was limited only to Japan.

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Pokémon Red and Blue

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  • Platform: Nintendo Game Boy
  • Release Date: September 28, 1998

This is the first game that reached international borders. It basically was a copy of the Red and Green. Again, the Game Boy was given priority. An instant classic.

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Pokémon Yellow

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  • Platform: Nintendo Game Boy Color
  • Release Date: October 19, 1999

A continuation of the first two games in the series. This game showcased a link feature to the previous two versions of the game as well. Several mechanics updates made their way to the game as well.

Pokémon Gold and Silver

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  • Platform: Nintendo Game Boy Color
  • Release Date: October 15, 2000

100 new Pokemon were added to the game. The Gameboy Color really switched up things when it came to the game’s mechanics.

Pokémon Crystal

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  • Platform: Nintendo Game Boy Color
  • Release Date: July 19, 2001

The first game in the series with character customization choices. A really good show of keeping up with the times.

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Pokémon Ruby and Sapphire

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  • Platform: Nintendo Game Boy Advance
  • Release Date: March 19, 2003

This game also came in with a ton of new Pokemons being added to the franchise, 135 to be exact. Graphics took a huge leap, helped by the new Game Boy.

Pokémon FireRed and LeafGreen

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  • Platform: Nintendo Game Boy Advance
  • Release Date: September 9, 2004

Basically a modern remake of the Pokemon Red And Green version. Brought the game into the modern ages with the, amazing for the time, power of the Game Boy Advance.

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Pokémon Emerald

  • Platform: Nintendo Game Boy Advance
  • Release Date: May 1, 2005

This basically acted as an expansion pack for the Pokemon Ruby and Sapphire game. Contained a lot of graphical updates and new unlocked content.

Pokémon Diamond and Pearl

  • Platform: Nintendo DS
  • Release Date: April 22, 2007

The first Pokemon title on the new Nintendo DS. Came with an added roster of new generation Pokemons.

Pokémon Platinum

  • Platform: Nintendo DS
  • Release Date: March 22, 2009

As you can probably make out from the title, this game is a higher version of the Diamond and Pearl game. The legendary characters underwent a change and saw a lot of stat buffs.

Pokémon HeartGold and SoulSilver

  • Platform: Nintendo DS
  • Release Date: March 14, 2010

HeartGold and SoulSilver were a remake of the famed Gold and Silver version. There was an upgrade in the customization options as well and gameplay drastically improved.

Pokémon Black and White

  • Platform: Nintendo DS
  • Release Date: March 6, 2011

This game included another new generation of Pokemon. 156 characters were added to the game in total. There were also new battle types and maps to enrich your playing experience.

Pokémon Black 2 and White 2

  • Platform: Nintendo DS
  • Release Date: October 7, 2012

This was the first time ever that Nintendo came out with a sequel immediately. The game takes a jump in the timeline from the previous title as well.

Pokémon X and Y

  • Platform: Nintendo 3DS
  • Release Date: October 12, 2013

X and Y brought in an even newer generation of Pokemon. This game also featured some of the most extensive character customization options. There were even 3D graphics for the surrounding environment. One of the largest graphical overhauls ever.

Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire

  • Platform: Nintendo 3DS
  • Release Date: November 21, 2014

Another Pokemon game, another remake. Cue DJ Khaled soundtracks. People still lapped it up happily. With the Nintendo 3DS for support now, the graphics were revamped.

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Pokémon Go

  • Platform: Mobile
  • Release Date: July 6, 2016

Easily one of the most recognizable games in the Pokemon universe. This game took the world by storm, quite literally. Almost every second person was out hunting Pokemons on their phone. A cultural phenomenon.

Pokémon Sun and Moon

  • Platform: Nintendo 3DS
  • Release Date: November 18, 2016

This game came out with the 7th Generation of Pokemon. Another entirely new roster of Pokemons made their way onto Nintendo consoles. The storyline also saw some tweaks which changed the gameplay experience by a good amount.

Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon

  • Platform: Nintendo 3DS
  • Release Date: November 17, 2017

Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon was the sequel for the Sun and Moon version. However, the twist this time around was the introduction of alternate storylines.

Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! and Let’s Go, Eevee!

  • Platform: Nintendo Switch
  • Release Date: November 16, 2018

The first Pokemon game to release on Nintendo Switch. However, this game was another remake. It is heavily based on Pokemon Yellow. The storyline was injected with a lot of elements and mechanics from popular games such as Go!

Pokémon Sword and Shield

  • Platform: Nintendo Switch
  • Release Date: November 15, 2019

 

The most recent in the Pokemon series. Also introduced players to the eighth generation of Pokemon. As expected there were a lot of graphic changes made along the way too. New game modes were introduced too, such as the Max Raid Battles mode.

Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl

 

  • Platform: Nintendo Switch
  • Release Date: November 19, 2021

Releasing this year and is another remake in the Pokemon series. You can expect a similar storyline with widely improved graphics to pair. Combined with the Switch console you can expect a visual treat.

This is everything you need to know about how the complete Chronological Order of Pokemon games. Now that you are here have a look at the Assassin’s Creed Games In Chronological & Release Order.