Pokémon Red and Blue

Pokémon Red and Blue

1998

System
Game Boy
Publisher
Nintendo
Developer
Game Freak

9.0

Game Rating

User Ratings: 490

Our Review: 9/10

Pokémon Red and Blue News

November2019

October2019

  • Feature How Switch Brings Back Game Boy Multiplayer Memories

    A link (cable) to the past

    Quite apart from the huge number of great games coming to the system every week, one result of Switch’s success that we’ve really enjoyed is how it has brought back a focus on local multiplayer gaming not seen since the N64 days. Online is still king, of course, but we’d argue there’s nothing quite like the rush of...

September2019

  • Music Treat Your Ears To These Pokémon Red And Blue Metal Remixes

    Brock 'n roll

    If you grew up with Pokémon Red and Blue on the Game Boy, you'll likely remember the games' incredible soundtrack almost as much - if not more - than the games themselves. From epic trainer battle anthems to that wonderful Bicycle Theme, there are plenty of cracking tunes to choose from when creating a tribute album. We lovingly...

July2019

  • News Pre-Orders Are Now Live For The Squirtle Funko Pop Figure

    Completing the set

    The latest Pokémon to receive the Funko Pop treatment is the adorable Water-type starter, Squirtle. It may well have had its cute glowing eyes replaced with the traditional Funko black beads of doom, but we're sure collectors will be itching to add this one to their set. Pre-orders for the figure are now live on Amazon US - you...

  • Feature The Legacy Of Nintendo 64's Transfer Pak

    Marrying console and handheld hardware long before Switch

    Following the 16-bit glories of the Super Nintendo, its successor often gets short shrift from gamers these days. Of course, it’s adored by Nintendo fans of a certain age who doubled down on it during the PlayStation generation, but it’s a wilfully ‘odd’ system and arguably tough to...

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  • Feature How One Magazine Told The World About Pokémon

    "This felt like real magic"

    Paul Davies is a game design consultant, editorial manager and writer who has been working in the UK games industry since the early '90s. During his career, he has edited best-selling publications such as Nintendo Magazine System and Computer & Video Games, and has contributed to countless other sites and magazines...

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November2016

  • News Pokémon Producer Still Interested in Producing Remakes

    Though no plans for Gen 2 On 3DS VC

    Take a look at the eShop charts in any region and you'll see that the Gen 1 Pokémon games still consistently take the top spots, proving that there is still a market for the older Pokémon games. Over the past few years, Game Freak has also sprung to remake the first 3 generations across the most recent Nintendo...

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