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With the current mania around Pokémon GO, there's no doubting that Pocket Monsters are hot property right now. The good news for European fans of more traditional 'mon experiences is that they will soon be able to grab the original classics at a discount.

Nintendo of Europe has confirmed that, between 14th - 28th July, there'll be 30% off the generation 1 Pokémon titles on the 3DS Virtual Console. Normally priced €9.99 / £8.99, Pokémon Red, Pokémon Blue and Pokémon Yellow Version: Special Pikachu Edition will be reduced to €6.99 / £6.30 each.

Are any of you European gamers tempted by this upcoming discount? Let us know in the comments.