Pokémon Trading Card Game

Pokémon Trading Card Game (GBC)


Game Boy Color
Game Freak


Game Rating

User Ratings: 146

Our Review: 8/10


Also Known As
Pokémon Card GB (Japan)
Number of Players
Single Player
Other, Puzzle
Release Date

Game Boy Color

  • US 10th Apr 2000
  • JP 18th Dec 1998
  • EU 15th Dec 2000

3DS eShop

  • EU 10th Jul 2014, £4.49
  • US 13th Nov 2014, $5.99
Official Site

Screenshots (3)

Pokémon Trading Card Game Screenshot
Pokémon Trading Card Game Screenshot
Pokémon Trading Card Game Screenshot


  • Review Pokémon Trading Card Game (3DS eShop / GBC)

    A rare source of fun or just an uncommon?

    It’s almost surreal nowadays to think that there was ever a time where portable gaming didn’t have Pokémon. When Red and Blue first hit Western shores in 1998, those 151 legends would bring with them a wave of merchandise, cementing the series in history as the cultural epidemic it really was...

About The Game

Based on the incredibly popular Pokémon Trading Card Game, this Game Boy Color version was a hit with gamers and card collectors alike.

Explore the game world to find opponents and gather info. Learn how to build and manage decks, win battles to receive booster packs, then take on the eight Club Masters. Your goal: to impress the Grand Masters enough to inherit their Legendary Pokémon Cards! Includes more than 200 Pokémon Trading Cards based on the original decks, plus new cards exclusive to this game.