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Pokemon games have been a staple of the franchise ever since the wildly popular Red and Blue games. Those games, and those that followed, have perhaps been what sustained the handheld industry for its initial years.

What’s on the Pokemon Game Timeline?

The Pokemon games have long been a huge part of the franchise. While others may have been introduced via the card game, or the television series, a huge group of us fell in love with the little fighters because of the mobile games. Pokemon Red and Blue were hugely popular, and were remade several times over the years.

This timeline includes all those games (though we don’t include every new version of a singlar game). And it also includes a few console games, particularly those released more recently. While the timeline for Pokemon is kind of loose, we hope you will enjoy playing through these games in this rough chronological order.

Where do I start playing Pokemon games?

The answer to this question really depends on what gaming platform you use. If you’re a mobile gamer, Pokemon Go is where its at. For portable game consoles, you might want to start with Pokemon FireRed. If you have a modern console, such as the Nintendo Switch, then we’d recommend starting with Pokken Tournament. Thankfully, most of these games can stand on their own, so it doesn’t matter much.

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ChronologicalSeriesBuyTitleTypeAuthorReleased

1

Pokemon Games

Game

2016-07-06

2

Pokemon Games

Game

2018-11-16

3

Pokemon Games

Game

Hitomi Sato
Satoshi Tajiri

2005-06-27

4

Pokemon Games

Game

Akihito Tomisawa
Hitomi Sato
Toshinobu Matsumiya

2005-04-29

5

Pokemon Games

Game

Kazunori Orio

2003-11-21

6

Pokemon Games

Game

Akihito Toda
Toshinobu Matsumiya

2006-10-31

7

Pokemon Games

Game

Akihito Tomisawa
Kenji Matsushima
Toshinobu Matsumiya

2010-03-14

8

Pokemon Games

Game

Akihito Tomisawa
Hitomi Sato
Suguru Nakatsui
Toshinobu Matsumiya

2009-03-22

9

Pokemon Games

Game

Akihito Toda

2008-11-10

10

Pokemon Games

Game

2010-10-04

11

Pokemon Games

Game

Kazunori Orio

2005-09-28

12

Pokemon Games

Game

Katsunori Suginaka
Suguru Nakatsui
Toshinobu Matsumiya
Yukiko Hozumi

2011-03-06

13

Pokemon Games

Game

Hikaru Yoshikawa
Hiroto Ito
Suguru Nakatsui
Toshinobu Matsumiya

2012-10-07

14

Pokemon Games

Game

Junichi Masuda

2013-10-12

15

Pokemon Games

Game

Kazumasa Iwao

2017-11-17

16

Pokemon Games

Game

2017-09-22

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