• h3lp3r - April 14, 2013 6:20 p.m.

    Ive been a fan of the games since i can remember, but gave away my copies awhile ago. so a while back on a boredom induced search, i came across, its an emulator site with the pokemon games from the old days (red/blue/yellow and gold/silver) best part is you can play them online, no download. If pokemon gets old theyve plenty of zelda and mario games to boot!
  • Shinra - October 5, 2011 6:37 p.m.

    Well, I can't be sure of this and don't have proofs or anything. However, I do claim (and used to) that I was the first boy in Greenland who got his hands on Pokémon. Came back from a vacation in Denmark with a two VHS with them (Lt. Surge and Raichu FTW!). Got hooked, got the games and before you knew of it, everyone had the games and the card games. (not to mention the Danish voice-acting for Pokémon is some of the best they've ever done in that lil' country)
  • 4fromK - October 2, 2011 8:05 p.m.

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  • Super Barn Owl - October 2, 2011 9:33 a.m.

    It's strange! I've been playing red for years, and no matter where I go I cannot find a sandshrew! Ts really taking the fun out of the game for me. Might move onto a new game soon.
  • Raheria - October 1, 2011 1:02 p.m.

    Blue is still, and always will be (I'd imagine) my favourite Pokemon game. I think I got up to 130-something Pokemon and stopped; it'd be nice to play it again...
  • Bubbagoof - October 31, 2011 9:31 p.m.

    I got up to about the same and to this day it still bugs me that I never finished catching all of them...
  • RonnyLive19881 - October 1, 2011 8:26 a.m.

    OMG is that kid crawling up Pikachu's vag?
  • MCN2011 - September 30, 2011 9:37 a.m.

    Christmas 1998, I got Pokemon Red and a Game Boy Color. My brother got Pokemon Blue and my old Game Boy Classic. We got a link cable, and we then dedicated our lives to Pokemon and catching and trading our way to 150 each.
  • FemJesse - September 29, 2011 8:53 p.m.

    I feel like the game came at a perfect time to ignite the RPG genre and truly push it to the mainstream. EVERYBODY played pokemon. My tough guy friend from study hall was planning on joining the Navy after high school, so I gave him my copy of Blue and one of my many GB Fats (I was since using GB Color/Pocket and silver/gold). He was instantly hooked, proving it doesn't matter what age you start, if you pick it up and give it a chance it will grow on you. I imagine he took his Pokemon with him on wonderful Naval adventures.
  • Ariaka - September 29, 2011 7:54 p.m.

    I started off with Blue back when I was a kid, and sister got Red later. Good times =) I think my first introduction was at a friend of my mom's house-- they had just come back from Japan, and they had a tape playing Pocket Monsters (I think it was Mystery of Mount Moon) playing on the TV. Later, we saw the anime (we caught the St. Anne episode during its pilot! XD) and then I got hooked onto getting the game... What was also awesome is that I met a very small group in Middle School who all had a Gameboy and wanted to battle and trade during lunch. I met a friend this way and we still keep in touch now. I also remember how gullible some of us had to be to fall for the Pokegod rumors. Anyone remember that? Or Mew and the truck? XD
  • Shinra - October 5, 2011 6:34 p.m.

    Mew and the truck, I think that thing went all over the world. It certainly got as far as to Greenland (also, damn thing didn't work...).
  • masterjoe123 - September 29, 2011 6:15 p.m.

    Love for the classics. Sigh. I miss my copy of Red.
  • AuthorityFigure - September 29, 2011 5:55 p.m.

    Everyone already appreciates this game - it seems like a waste of an article to focus on a game so prominent in everyone's mind and experience. It's like: "Classic Game Appreciation: Super Mario Bros."
  • Matt Cundy - September 30, 2011 5:15 a.m.

    Don't worry. We'll still be appreciating classics that are under-appreciated. But it's inevitable that we'll cover some of the most celebrated classics along the way as well.
  • The_Ouroboros - September 30, 2011 7:54 a.m.

    What an odd and improper complaint. This walk down memory lane reminded me of a much easier time in life and an every now-and-then remembrance of it is well appreciated and embraced. This is like complaining that they play the national anthem during the Superbowl because we've all heard it before. Also - recaptcha... None of those are words!
  • RandomIdoit - September 29, 2011 4:25 p.m.

    ahh...the originals. I remember them well. I was only six when I first saw them, and originally I wasn't even interested, this changed, however, when I saw someone else in the daycare (that was ironically in the college that my mom went to) playing the game, I begged my parents for red version (I still loved dragons at that early age) and eventually, on my birthday (my 7th birthday) I got all three original versions! so, it's not normal to find a mew in the grassy area next to nugget bridge then? (just kidding! I used a gameshark, but I did train that mew myself from lvl. 10)
  • Katlu - September 29, 2011 3:38 p.m.

    *nostalgic tear* Pokemon Red is where it all started with me. I still keep it with me in my desk's drawer.
  • ShowMeYourKitties - September 29, 2011 2:02 p.m.

    Nostalgia button pressed. This was one of the first video games I ever played. I kinda miss my first Blastoise...
  • badgraphix1 - September 29, 2011 1:31 p.m.

    The Pikachu cosplayer on the right is HOT.

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