History of the Pokémon Games

Since August 30, 2003

Here is the complete history of every official Pokémon game, along with the game title in English and Japanese, as well as other version variants, along with their release date for regions that have data. It also provides North American box art. (If the game was not released in North America, alternate artwork is provided, usually the Japanese version.) Games are sorted by the earliest release date. The regions are also sorted by release date. If any of the information provided on this page is incorrect, feel free to send me an e-mail with the corrected information. The same applies if you wish to provide scans of any box art.

Region Key:
NA: North America
EU: Europe
JP: Japan
AU: Australia
KO: Korea

1996

Pokémon Red

ポケットモンスター 赤
Pocket Monsters Red

Game Boy

JP: February 27, 1996
NA: September 30, 1998
AU: November 1, 1998
EU: May 10, 1999
Pokémon Green

ポケットモンスター 緑
Pocket Monsters Green

Game Boy

JP: February 27, 1996
Pokémon Blue

ポケットモンスター 青
Pocket Monsters Blue

Game Boy

JP: October 10, 1996
NA: September 30, 1998
AU: November 1, 1998
EU: May 10, 1999
Pokémon Play It!

(No Japanese Title)

PC

EU: 1996
NA: February 2000

1997

Pokémon Play It! v2

(No Japanese Title)

PC

EU: 1997

1998

Pokémon Pikachu

ポケットピカチュウ
Pocket Pikachu

Dedicated System

JP: March 27, 1998
NA: November 1998
Pokémon Stadium (J)

ポケモンスタジアム
Pokémon Stadium

Nintendo 64

JP: August 1, 1998
Pokémon Yellow: Special Pikachu Edition

ポケットモンスター ピカチュウ
Pocket Monsters Pikachu


Game Boy

JP: September 12, 1998
NA: October 19, 1999
EU: June 16, 2000
Hey You, Pikachu!

ピカチュウげんきでちゅう
Pikachu Genki Dechū

Nintendo 64

JP: December 12, 1998
NA: November 6, 2000
Pokémon Trading Card Game

ポケモンカードGB
Pokémon Card GB

Game Boy Color

JP: December 18, 1998
NA: April 10, 2000
EU: December 8, 2000
AU: 2000

1999

Pokémon Snap

ポケモンスナップ
Pokémon Snap

Nintendo 64

JP: March 21, 1999
NA: July 27, 1999
EU: September 15, 2000
Pokémon Pinball

ポケモンピンボール
Pokémon Pinball


Game Boy Color

JP: April 14, 1999
NA: June 28, 1999
AU: July 13, 1999
EU: October 6, 2000
Pokémon Stadium

ポケモンスタジアム2
Pokémon Stadium 2

Nintendo 64

JP: April 30, 1999
NA: February 29, 2000
AU: March 23, 2000
EU: December 31, 2000
Pokémon Project Studio Red

(No Japanese Title)

PC

NA: November 9, 1999
Pokémon Project Studio Blue

(No Japanese Title)

PC

NA: November 9, 1999
Pokémon Gold

ポケットモンスター 金
Pocket Monsters Gold

Game Boy Color

JP: November 21, 1999
AU: October 13, 2000
NA: October 15, 2000
EU: April 6, 2001
KO: April 24, 2002
Pokémon Silver

ポケットモンスター 銀
Pocket Monsters Silver

Game Boy Color

JP: November 21, 1999
AU: October 13, 2000
NA: October 15, 2000
EU: April 6, 2001
KO: April 24, 2002
Pokémon Pikachu 2 GS

ポケットピカチュウカラー 金・銀といっしょ!
Pocket Pikachu Color with Gold/Silver!
(EU: Pokémon Pikachu Color)

Dedicated System

JP: November 21, 1999
NA: October 16, 2000
EU: 2000
Pokémon Picross

ポケモンピクロス
Pokémon Picross

Game Boy Color/Super Nintendo Entertainment System

Unreleased

2000

Pokémon Puzzle League

(No Japanese Title)

Nintendo 64

NA: September 1, 2000
EU: March 16, 2001
Pokémon Puzzle Challenge

ポケモンでパネポン
Pokémon de Panepon

Game Boy Color

JA: September 21, 2000
NA: December 4, 2000
AU: June 15, 2000
EU: June 15, 2000
Pokémon Stadium 2

ポケモンスタジアム 金銀
Pokémon Stadium Gold/Silver

Nintendo 64

JP: December 14, 2000
NA: March 25, 2001
EU: October 19, 2001
Pokémon Crystal

ポケットモンスター クリスタル
Pocket Monsters Crystal

Game Boy Color

JP: December 14, 2000
NA: July 30, 2001
AU: September 30, 2001
EU: October 31, 2001
PokéROM

(No Japanese Title)

PC/Mac

NA: 2000

2001

Pokémon Card GB2

ポケモンカードGB2 GR団参上!
Pokémon Card GB2: Here Comes Team GR!

Game Boy Color

JP: March 28, 2001
Pokémon Party Mini

ポケモンパーティミニ
Pokémon Party Mini

Pokémon mini

NA: November 16, 2001
JP: December 4, 2001
EU: March 14, 2002
Pokémon Pinball Mini

ポケモンピンボールミニ
Pokémon Pinball Mini

Pokémon mini

NA: November 16, 2001
JP: December 4, 2001
EU: March 14, 2002
Pokémon Puzzle Collection

ポケモンパズルコレクション
Pokémon Puzzle Collection

Pokémon mini

NA: November 16, 2001
JP: December 4, 2001
EU: March 14, 2002
Pokémon Zany Cards

ポケモンアニメカード大作戦
Pokémon Anime Cards Great Strategy

Pokémon mini

NA: November 16, 2001
JP: December 4, 2001
EU: March 14, 2002

2002

Pokémon Tetris

ポケモンショックテトリス
Pokémon Shock Tetris

Pokémon mini

JP: March 21, 2002
EU: 2002
Pokémon Puzzle Collection 2

ポケモンパズルコレクションVol.2
Pokémon Puzzle Collection Vol. 2

Pokémon mini

JP: April 26, 2002
Pokémon Race Mini

ポケモンレースミニ
Pokémon Race Mini

Pokémon mini

JP: July 19, 2002
Pichu Bros. Mini

ピチューブラザーズミニ
Pichu Brothers Mini

Pokémon mini

JP: August 9, 2002
Togepi's Great Adventure

トゲピーのだいぼうけん
Togepi's Great Adventure

Pokémon mini

JP: October 18, 2002
Pokémon Ruby

ポケットモンスター ルビー
Pocket Monsters Ruby

Game Boy Advance

JP: November 21, 2002
NA: March 17, 2003
AU: April 3, 2003
EU: July 25, 2003
Pokémon Sapphire

ポケットモンスター サファイア
Pocket Monsters Sapphire

Game Boy Advance

JP: November 21, 2002
NA: March 17, 2003
AU: April 3, 2003
EU: July 25, 2003
Pokémon Breeder Mini

ポケモンそだてやさんミニ
Pokémon Breeder Mini

Pokémon mini

JP: December 14, 2002

2003

Pokémon Box: Ruby & Sapphire

ポケモンボックス
Pokémon Box
(EU: Pokémon Memory Magic)

Nintendo GameCube

JP: May 30, 2003
EU: May 14, 2004
NA: July 12, 2004
AU: July 16, 2004
Pokémon Channel

ポケモンチャンネル ~ピカチュウといっしょ!~
Pokémon Channel ~Together With Pikachu!~

Nintendo GameCube

JP: July 18, 2003
NA: December 1, 2003
EU: April 2, 2004
AU: 2004
Pokémon Pinball: Ruby & Sapphire

ポケモンピンボール ルビー&サファイア
Pokémon Pinball Ruby & Sapphire

Game Boy Advance

JP: August 1, 2003
NA: August 23, 2003
AU: September 2003
EU: November 14, 2003
Pokémon Colosseum

ポケモンコロシアム
Pokémon Colosseum

Nintendo GameCube

JP: November 21, 2003
NA: March 24, 2004
EU: May 14, 2004
AU: June 24, 2004

2004

Pokémon FireRed

ポケットモンスター ファイアレッド
Pocket Monsters Fire Red

Game Boy Advance

JP: January 29, 2004
NA: September 9, 2004
AU: September 23, 2004
EU: October 1, 2004
Pokémon LeafGreen

ポケットモンスター リーフグリーン
Pocket Monsters Leaf Green

Game Boy Advance

JP: January 29, 2004
NA: September 9, 2004
AU: September 23, 2004
EU: October 1, 2004
Pokémon Masters Arena

(No Japanese Title)

PC

NA: February 19, 2004
Pokémon: For Ho-Oh the Bells Toll!/A Hot Water Battle: Game Boy Advance Video

(No Japanese Title)



Game Boy Advance

NA: June 21, 2004
Pokémon: Johto Photo Finish/Playing With Fire!: Game Boy Advance Video

(No Japanese Title)



Game Boy Advance

NA: June 21, 2004
AU: June 9, 2005
Pokémon Emerald

ポケットモンスター エメラルド
Pocket Monsters Emerald

Game Boy Advance

JP: September 16, 2004
NA: May 1, 2005
AU: June 2, 2005
EU: October 21, 2005
Pokémon: Pokémon, I Choose You!/Here Comes the Squirtle Squad: Game Boy Advance Video

(No Japanese Title)



Game Boy Advance

NA: September 27, 2004
Pokémon: Beach Blank-out Blastoise/Go West Young Meowth: Game Boy Advance Video

(No Japanese Title)



Game Boy Advance

NA: September 27, 2004
AU: June 9, 2005
Pokémon Dash

ポケモンダッシュ
Pokémon Dash

Nintendo DS

JP: December 2, 2004
EU: March 11, 2005
NA: March 14, 2005
AU: April 7, 2005
KO: March 22, 2007

2005

Pokémon XD: Gale of Darkness

ポケモンXD 闇の旋風ダーク・ルギア
Pokémon XD Whirlwind of Darkness Dark Lugia

Nintendo GameCube

JP: August 4, 2005
NA: October 3, 2005
EU: November 18, 2005
AU: November 19, 2005
Pokémon Trozei!

ポケモントローゼ
Pokémon Torōze
(EU: Pokémon Link!)

Nintendo DS

JP: October 20, 2005
NA: October 20, 2005
AU: April 28, 2006
EU: May 5, 2006
KO: May 17, 2007
Pokémon Team Turbo

(No Japanese Title)

PC

NA: October 28, 2005
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Red Rescue Team

ポケモン不思議のダンジョン 赤の救助隊
Pokémon Mysterious Dungeon Red Rescue Squad


Game Boy Advance

JP: November 17, 2005
NA: September 18, 2006
AU: September 28, 2006
EU: November 10, 2006
KO: August 30, 2007
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Blue Rescue Team

ポケモン不思議のダンジョン 青の救助隊
Pokémon Mysterious Dungeon Blue Rescue Squad


Nintendo DS

JP: November 17, 2005
NA: September 18, 2006
AU: September 28, 2006
EU: November 10, 2006
KO: August 30, 2007

2006

Pokémon Ranger

ポケモンレンジャー
Pokémon Ranger

Nintendo DS

JP: March 23, 2006
NA: October 30, 2006
AU: December 7, 2006
EU: April 13, 2007
Pokémon Diamond

ポケットモンスター ダイヤモンド
Pocket Monsters Diamond

Nintendo DS

JP: September 28, 2006
NA: April 22, 2007
AU: June 21, 2007
EU: July 27, 2007
KO: February 14, 2008
Pokémon Pearl

ポケットモンスター パール
Pocket Monsters Pearl

Nintendo DS

JP: September 28, 2006
NA: April 22, 2007
AU: June 21, 2007
EU: July 27, 2007
KO: February 14, 2008
Pokémon Battle Revolution

ポケモンバトルレボリューション
Pokémon Battle Revolution

Wii

JP: December 14, 2006
NA: June 25, 2007
AU: November 22, 2007
EU: December 7, 2007
Pokémate

ポケメ~ト
Pokémate

Mobile

December 31, 2006

2007

Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Time

ポケモン不思議のダンジョン 時の探検隊
Pokémon Mysterious Dungeon Time Exploration Squad


Nintendo DS

JP: September 13, 2007
NA: April 20, 2008
AU: June 19, 2008
EU: July 4, 2008
KO: December 11, 2008
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Darkness

ポケモン不思議のダンジョン 闇の探検隊
Pokémon Mysterious Dungeon Darkness Exploration Squad


Nintendo DS

JP: September 13, 2007
NA: April 20, 2008
AU: June 19, 2008
EU: July 4, 2008
KO: December 11, 2008
Pokémon Battrio

ポケモンバトリオ
Pokémon Batorio

Arcade

JP: November 21, 2007
Pokémon Snap

ポケモンスナップ
Pokémon Snap

Wii (Virtual Console)

JP: December 4, 2007
NA: December 10, 2007
EU: December 11, 2007
AU: December 14, 2007

2008

Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia

ポケモンレンジャー バトナージ
Pokémon Ranger Vatonage


Nintendo DS

JP: March 20, 2008
NA: November 10, 2008
AU: November 13, 2008
EU: November 21, 2008
My Pokémon Ranch

みんなのポケモン牧場
Everyone's Pokémon Ranch

Wii (WiiWare)

JP: March 25, 2008
NA: June 9, 2008
AU: July 4, 2008
EU: July 4, 2008
Pokémon Puzzle League

(No Japanese Title)

Wii (Virtual Console)

NA: May 5, 2008
Pokémon Platinum

ポケットモンスター プラチナ
Pocket Monsters Platinum

Nintendo DS

JP: September 13, 2008
NA: March 22, 2009
AU: May 14, 2009
EU: May 22, 2009
KO: July 2, 2009

2009

Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Sky

ポケモン不思議のダンジョン 空の探検隊
Pokémon Mysterious Dungeon Sky Exploration Squad


Nintendo DS

JP: April 18, 2009
NA: October 12, 2009
EU: November 20, 2009
Pokémon Rumble

乱戦!ポケモンスクランブル
Melee! Pokémon Scramble

Wii (WiiWare)

JP: June 16, 2009
NA: November 16, 2009
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Keep Going! Blazing Adventure Squad

ポケモン不思議のダンジョン すすめ!炎の冒検団
Pokémon Mysterious Dungeon Keep Going! Blazing Adventure Squad


Wii (WiiWare)

JP: August 4, 2009
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Let's Go! Stormy Adventure Squad

ポケモン不思議のダンジョン いくぞ!嵐の冒険団
Pokémon Mysterious Dungeon Let's Go! Stormy Adventure Squad


Wii (WiiWare)

JP: August 4, 2009
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Go For It! Light Adventure Squad

ポケモン不思議のダンジョン めざせ!光の冒険団
Pokémon Mysterious Dungeon Go For It! Light Adventure Squad


Wii (WiiWare)

JP: August 4, 2009
Pokémon HeartGold

ポケットモンスター ハートゴールド
Pocket Monsters Heart Gold

Nintendo DS

JP: September 12, 2009
NA: March 14, 2010
AU: March 25, 2010
EU: Spring 2010
Pokémon SoulSilver

ポケットモンスター ソウルシルバー
Pocket Monsters Soul Silver

Nintendo DS

JP: September 12, 2009
NA: March 14, 2010
AU: March 25, 2010
EU: Spring 2010
PokéWalker

ポケウォーカー
PokéWalker

Dedicated System

JP: September 12, 2009
NA: March 14, 2010
AU: March 25, 2010
EU: Spring 2010
PokéPark Wii: Pikachu's Adventure

ポケパーク Wii ピカチュウの大冒険
PokéPark Wii Pikachu's Great Adventure

Wii

JP: December 5, 2009
NA: Holiday 2010
AU: TBA
EU: TBA

2010

Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs

ポケモンレンジャー 光の軌跡
Pokémon Ranger Locus of Light

Nintendo DS

JP: March 6, 2010
NA: Fall 2010
EU: 2010
Pokémon Black

ポケットモンスター ブラック
Pocket Monsters Black

Nintendo DS

JP: September 18, 2010
NA: Spring 2011
JP: Spring 2011
Pokémon White

ポケットモンスター ホワイト
Pocket Monsters White

Nintendo DS

JP: September 18, 2010
NA: Spring 2011
JP: Spring 2011