Overview

Number of Players
Single Player
Genre
Adventure, RPG
Release Date

Game Boy

  • 12th Sep 1998 (JPN)
  • 18th Oct 1999 (USA)
  • 16th Jun 2000 (UK/EU)

3DS eShop

  • 25th Feb 2016 (USA), $9.99
  • 25th Feb 2016 (UK/EU), £8.99
Series
Pokémon
Tags
Mainline
Wikipedia
en.wikipedia.org

Screenshots (9)

Pokémon Yellow Version: Special Pikachu Edition Screenshot
Pokémon Yellow Version: Special Pikachu Edition Screenshot
Pokémon Yellow Version: Special Pikachu Edition Screenshot
Pokémon Yellow Version: Special Pikachu Edition Screenshot
Pokémon Yellow Version: Special Pikachu Edition Screenshot
Pokémon Yellow Version: Special Pikachu Edition Screenshot
Pokémon Yellow Version: Special Pikachu Edition Screenshot
Pokémon Yellow Version: Special Pikachu Edition Screenshot
Pokémon Yellow Version: Special Pikachu Edition Screenshot

Reviews

  • 36

    3DS eShop / GBC

    Review Pokémon Yellow Version: Special Pikachu Edition

    First generation Pokéfun. IN COLOR!

    Twenty years since the franchise began and after numerous games, TV episodes, movies, trading cards and plush toys, Nintendo has given Pokémon fans a chance to travel back to where it all began with Virtual Console releases of the first Game Boy titles. 3DS owners can purchase the original Red or Blue versions,...

Pokémon Yellow Version: Special Pikachu Edition Guides

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About The Game

Building on the terrific success of Pokémon Red Version and Pokémon Blue Version, Pokémon Yellow Version: Special Pikachu Edition returns Trainers to Kanto for even more fun and adventure. And in Pokémon Yellow, Pikachu actually follows you around throughout your journey!

The graphics for Pokémon Yellow are updated slightly from Pokémon Red and Pokémon Blue. Pokémon Yellow also introduces challenges and battle modes that let you compete in exciting ways. There are even great Pokémon minigames to play, such as Surfing Pikachu!