Talk:Pokémon games

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I propose moving Pokémon Box back to the "Generation III" section. Since it has the same kind of emulation and Pokémon storage features as in the Pokémon Stadium series, it follows the base Pokémon game style much more closely than the rest of the titles listed under "Other Games". I just posted here instead of editing the page so that I could get someone else's opinion rather than starting an edit war. -Woopert

Pokémon Box is already in the Generation III article. It's in the bottom part of the Other Generation III games category along with two minor points. It's always been there as I wrote the article. Check it out here:


Sorry for confusing you; I was talking about where Box was listed on this page, where Meowth346 moved it from the blue "Generation III" square to the teal "Other Games" square.- unsigned comment from Quagbert (talkcontribs)

Done. Meowth346 02:49, 20 Feb 2005 (UTC)

Other Games General Information

Currently the General Information link in the Other Games section leads to the Generation I article, it's obviously not supposeed to lead there, but where should it lead?

- MTC 05:58, 19 Jun 2005 (UTC)

Non-copyvio patches?

There is a distribution of Quartz that exists only as an .ips file, patcher, and documentation. Any person who owns Ruby wouldn't be violating copyright law to use this patch and play the resulting game. Since the knockoff is quite different, notably hilarious in many aspects, and distributed in a format that consists, to my knowledge, of only original work, is it appropriate to list it in this index? While based on the Ruby ROM, the game itself is less similar to Ruby than even Sapphire.Iliekmudkips 17:17, 29 September 2007 (UTC)

Since this Wiki is against Fanfiction and other "Fan Created Content" being on it, I think that serves as a "No" to any and all ROM Hacks, reguardless of how different they are from the normal game.--PikamasterADV 00:27, 9 November 2007 (UTC)


Does it strike anyone else wierd that every new generation of Pokemon is released on a different Nintendo Handheld System?--Tommy 23:02, 8 November 2007 (UTC)

That, my friend, is the point. Monblazon 16:58, 29 September 2008 (UTC)

Plural title

Any reason this is Pokémon games instead of Pokémon game? --((Marton imos)) 21:40, 3 February 2009 (UTC)

Its about the franchise? — THE TROM — 21:56, 3 February 2009 (UTC)

Just Askin'

Before I edit, I want to ask if I can remove Picross, since it's probably not going to be realeased. I heard Nintendo say No More Game Boy Games.

Pocket Monsters Advance Generation Hiragana Katakana.. something something

Here's a Pokemon Video game I'm sure most didn't know existed. It's apparently a teaching tool for Hiragana and Katakana... we need an article on this, yes? And the system it was on (The Sega Pico)--Purimpopoie 04:04, 28 April 2010 (UTC)

...on a Sega system!? Seriously now. TTEchidna 05:18, 16 May 2010 (UTC)
I think this actually exists. I managed to find this website which seems to have quite some details on the subject. I think it says there were a couple other games made for the Sega Pico, but I can't read that much Japanese, so I don't know for sure. What really confuses me is how and why Nintendo would let Sega use Pokémon on one of their systems... Wolf 06:23, 16 May 2010 (UTC)
Well, the fact that the Pico as a whole is pretty much an educaional tool might be a factor. Educational-oriented consoles generally aren't seen on the same playing field as the general console fare, such as a Dreamcast, Wii, Game Gear, or DS. --Shiningpikablu252 21:24, 16 May 2010 (UTC)

This looks a little messy

Well, the Other Games section looks a bit messy, more specifically from the Mystery Dungeon / Ranger, it starts to break the window's limit, not mentioning that the Ranger section has no border at all, can someone fix it? wat 12:39, 1 June 2010 (UTC)

Border added. If you have a non-messy way of displaying this page, be bold and change it ;) —darklordtrom 12:57, 1 June 2010 (UTC)
Done. Hope that works out. wat 13:19, 1 June 2010 (UTC)

Pokémon Battle Revolution


"Grab a Battle Pass, customise your Trainer and battle your way to the rank of Pokétopia Master! Or, battle against up yp to three friends with Pokémon Diamond or Pokémon Pearl using your Nintendo DS system as a controller!"

Can anyone fix this? It just doesn't look right and I highly doubt that's what they really wrote as the description. --Enervation 23:14, 29 August 2011 (UTC)

Fixed. Thanks for pointing that out! :--SuperAipom7 (Wanna chat?) 23:29, 29 August 2011 (UTC)

Japanese Main Series blurbs

Seeing as how a couple of them lack blurbs (not the new ones coming out this year but other older ones), I was wondering if someone was fluent enough in Japanese to where I could provide some image links and let them translate the blurbs. Would bring this page a little closer to completion. Frozen Fennec 20:34, 27 February 2012 (UTC)


I think we should put Pokédex 3D, Pokémon Dream Radar, and Pokédex 3D Pro under a category titled Applications above the Others section since these three things aren't really game cartridges so to speak, applications for the Nintendo 3DS. Just a thought. Dialgafan1 (talk) 00:20, 21 September 2012 (UTC)


I really don't think they are necessary here. They're all on the individual game pages and fit better there. --SnorlaxMonster 19:33, 26 February 2013 (UTC)

Missing Self-Contained Game?

The Pokemon Electronic Battle Trainer should probably be listed under self-contained games.
Sorry the link had to be ebay, couldn't find a better one. --Thanktank (talk) 02:31, 30 March 2013 (UTC)

First Release

We should rename this column to Release Date & include both the Japan & US release dates. It would be better this way. --- PikaTepig999 (TALK)(Contribs) 09:19, 8 April 2014 (UTC)

Since nobody has replied by now, I am going to ask this question on the talk page of Project Games Leader. →PikaTepig999 09:59, 7 September 2014 (UTC)

Core Series

How are Pokémon Battle Revolution, Pokémon XD, Pokémon Box Ruby & Sapphire, the Stadium games, Transporter and Dream World part of the core series? Brought to you by Player3.25 17:48, 14 October 2014 (UTC)

Games For Windows

Hello everyone. I was reading this article and I think the use of the Games For Windows logotype is completely wrong. Just because a program is on the Microsoft Windows platform does not mean it is a Games For Windows program.

Changes I think would make it better: 1. Pokémon Dream World (émon_games#Core_series ) should use a text stating "Web application" and not have anything to do with any specific platform due to working on every platform.

2. For Pokémon Play It! and Pokémon Play It! Version 2 (émon_games#Play_It.21_series ) a more appropriate logotype would be the logotype for Microsoft Windows 95 ( [1] ) since both Pokémon Play It! and Pokémon Play It! Version 2 are Windows 9x with support for Microsoft Windows 95.

3. Pokémon Trading Card Game Online (émon_games#Other_TCG_video_games ) should have a Windows Vista logo ( [2] ) a Mac OS X Mountain Lion logo ( [3] ) and the Ios logo ( [4] )

4. I do not know about PokéROM (émon_games#Individual_spin-off_games )so someone who knows or owns it can please help fill this in.

5. Pokémon Masters Arena (émon_games#Individual_spin-off_games ) should have both the Microsoft Windows 98 ( [5] ) logo and the Windows XP ( [6] ) logo. This is because the game supports both Windows 9x (98 and up) and at the same time Windows XP.

6. Pokémon Team Turbo (émon_Team_Turbo ) should have both the Microsoft Windows 98 ( [7] ) logo and the Windows XP ( [8] ) logo. This is because the game supports both Windows 9x (98 and up) and at the same time Windows XP.

7. I have no idea about what platform Pokémon PC Master (émon_PC_Master ) was released on. Judging by the date probably Windows XP but could also be something else. Someone who has info, fill in!

8. Pokémon Team Rocket Blast Off, Pokémon Poké Ball Launcher and Pokémon Seek & Find (émon_games#Perdue_Farms ) are Flash games and because of it, platform independent. Naturally these would use the Adobe Flash logo or something of the sorts ( [9] )

9. Pokémon Project Studio Red and Blue (émon_games#Applications ) should use the same Windows 95 logo as Pokémon Play It! and Pokémon Play It! Version 2 ( [10] ) - unsigned comment from Cedric.lunneborg (talkcontribs)

I think this is a fair criticism, since Games for Windows is a specific brand. I think it would just be better to display the logo of the Operating System family it works on though, like we do for mobile games (we don't put iOS 6 or Android 5 for example).
The Pokémon Dream World was a Flash-based web app, so it might be best to handle that in a similar way to the Perdue Farms games (which can be played online as Flash games, or off of the CDs they were distributed on).
In the particular case of Pokémon Trading Card Game Online, it used to be a web app but now it's a specific download; that may actually mean its OS compatibility changed when that change was made, but I would be happy with just listing the current OSes it works with on this page, and leave any details like that to its own page. --SnorlaxMonster 16:07, 10 September 2016 (UTC)

when and how long was the Pokémon video game logo used? - unsigned comment from Awesomevenustoise101 (talkcontribs)

Regional release dates?

It looks like the release dates are all given as the earliest release. It seems to me that it would be more useful to put the release dates for each region, as Wikipedia does for its articles on video games. I'm wondering what people think would be better, a table like the following (with formatting fixed up, of course--this is just barebones stuff, copied piecemeal from the article):

Gen. Game Platform Japanese release North American release European release Australian release
I Pokemon Red and Green Game Boy February 27, 1996 N/A N/A N/A
Pokemon Red and Blue Game Boy N/A September 28, 1998 October 5, 1999 October 23, 1998

Or a table like the following:

Gen. Game Platform Release date
I Pokemon Red and Green Game Boy February 27, 1996 (JP)
Pokemon Red and Blue Game Boy September 28, 1998 (NA)
October 5, 1999 (EU)
October 23, 1998 (AU)

Or perhaps something different altogether?

--Xolroc (talk) 18:00, 9 January 2017 (UTC)

There's List of games by release date. Tiddlywinks (talk) 18:13, 9 January 2017 (UTC)

Pokemon Bank and Poke Transporter

1. Isn't Poke Transporter technically generation V, since it directly interacts with generation V as part of the side series, but can't interact with VI?

2. Arn't they both also generation VII games as well, with Poke Transporter being I due to the Virtual Console releases?

So how should they go on the page? Do we need to change the layout of the table? PartHunter (talk) 10:35, 21 January 2017 (UTC)

Pokemon GO as a side series game

Now that Pokemon GO connects to games in the core series (the upcoming Pokemon Let's Go games) shouldn't it be reclassified as a side series game? - unsigned comment from Umphursmcgur (talkcontribs)

There is a discussion about this on the Talk:Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu! and Let's Go, Eevee! page. Also, remember to sign your comments in the future please. Ice Cream 22:09, 20 June 2018 (UTC)

Italicized names

Hello—new user here but with baggage from WikiBound and Wikipedia. As Pokémon games are, obviously, video games, shouldn't the title of each page be italicized using {{DISPLAYTITLE:''Pokémon X and Y''}}? Thanks, EggOfReason (talk) 02:03, 18 February 2019 (UTC)

Shuffle, Duel and GO as Gen 6 & 7

So, Shuffle, Duel and GO are technically part of both Gen 6 and 7. Shouldn't they be listed as such here, as opposed to just Gen 6? Torpoleon (talk) 23:22, 2 June 2019 (UTC)