Anime Underground The Best Pokémon Video Games, Ranked  

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Gotta catch 'em all? Start playing 'em all with the best Pokémon games of all time, starting back in 1995 when the ever-popular franchise was just getting going. In the time since, there's been many a new Pokémon game—from the classic Gameboy Pokémon battle games to the PC trading games. In short, Pokémon has long been one of the most popular games and franchises out there, and it's shown no signs of slowing down. So of all the options on this Pokémon games list, which is your favorite?

Whether you're more interested in catching the best fighing Pokémon for battles or you simply like to sit down at the computer and make some trades, there's a long list of awesome Pokémon games. Of course, it's not all collecting Pokémon and trading cards, as we can't forget games like Pokémon Pinball. Nevertheless, it's the battle games that Pokémon players hold so close to their hearts—and there's been a lot of them. From the original Red and Blue Versions to the Sun and Moon games (including new generation 7 Pokémon), the list of Pokémon games is seemingly never ending. 

While all Pokémon games are great in their own right, everyone has their favorite. Check out all the games listed below and vote up the ones you think are the best Pokémon games.  

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613 184
Pokémon HeartGold and SoulSilv... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Pokémon Video Games, Ranked

2
470 152
Pokémon Emerald is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Pokémon Video Games, Ranked
Game Boy Advance
Pokémon Emerald Version, most commonly referred to as simply Pokémon Emerald, is a role-playing video game developed by Game Freak, published by The Pokémon Company and ...more

3
420 139
Pokémon FireRed and LeafGreen is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Pokémon Video Games, Ranked
Game Boy Advance
Pokémon FireRed Version and LeafGreen Version are enhanced remakes of the original Pokémon Red and Blue video games, which were released in 1996. The new titles were developed by ...more

4
437 163
Pokémon Gold and Silver is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Pokémon Video Games, Ranked
Game Boy Color, Game Boy, 3DS Virtual Console
Pokémon Gold Version and Silver Version are the second installments of the Pokémon series of role-playing video games developed by Game Freak and published by Nintendo for the Game ...more

5
517 215
Pokémon Red and Blue is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Pokémon Video Games, Ranked
Game Boy, Game Boy Advance
Pokémon Red Version and Pokémon Blue Version, originally released in Japan as Pocket Monsters: Red & Green, are role-playing video games developed by Game Freak and published ...more

6
381 143
Pokémon Platinum is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Pokémon Video Games, Ranked
Nintendo DS
Pokémon Platinum Version is a title in the Pokémon series of video games. It was developed by Game Freak and published by Nintendo for the Nintendo DS handheld game console. It is ...more

7
366 162
Pokémon Yellow is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Pokémon Video Games, Ranked
Game Boy Color, Game Boy, 3DS
Pokémon Yellow Version: Special Pikachu Edition, more commonly known as Pokémon Yellow Version, is a 1998 role-playing video game developed by Game Freak and published by Nintendo ...more

8
332 144
Pokémon Ruby and Sapphire is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Pokémon Video Games, Ranked
Game Boy Advance, Nintendo 3DS
Pokémon Ruby Version and Sapphire Version are the third installments of the Pokémon series of role-playing video games, developed by Game Freak and published by Nintendo for the ...more

9
298 134
Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha S... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Pokémon Video Games, Ranked
Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire Nintendo 3DS
Pokémon Omega Ruby and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire are two 2014 role-playing video games developed by Game Freak, published by The Pokémon Company and Nintendo for the Nintendo ...more

10
283 139
Pokémon Crystal is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Pokémon Video Games, Ranked
Game Boy Color, 3DS Virtual Console
Pokémon Crystal Version for the Game Boy Color, is the seventh game in the Pokémon video game series in Japan, and the sixth in North America and Europe. The game is an enhanced ...more

11
269 147
Pokémon Diamond and Pearl is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Pokémon Video Games, Ranked
Nintendo DS
Pokémon Diamond Version and Pearl Version are role-playing games developed by Game Freak and published by Nintendo for the Nintendo DS. With the enhanced remake Pokémon Platinum, ...more

12
248 145
Pokémon Stadium is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Pokémon Video Games, Ranked
Nintendo 64
Pokémon Stadium, is a strategy video game developed by Nintendo EAD with the assistance of Creatures and HAL Laboratory and published by Nintendo for the Nintendo 64 video game console. ...more

13
244 143
Pokémon Black and White is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Pokémon Video Games, Ranked
Nintendo DS
Pokémon Black Version and Pokémon White Version are role-playing games developed by Game Freak and published by Nintendo for the Nintendo DS. They are the first installments in the ...more

14
224 128
Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu! is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Pokémon Video Games, Ranked
Nintendo Switch
Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu! and Let's Go, Eevee! are role-playing video games (RPGs) developed by Game Freak and published by Nintendo and The Pokémon Company for the Nintendo ...more

15
205 134
Pokémon Black/White Version 2 is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Pokémon Video Games, Ranked

16
189 160
Pokémon X and Y is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Pokémon Video Games, Ranked
Nintendo 3DS
Pokémon X and Pokémon Y are role-playing video games developed by Game Freak and published by Nintendo for the Nintendo 3DS. They are the first installments in the sixth generation ...more

17
176 158
Pokémon Snap is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Pokémon Video Games, Ranked
Nintendo 64, Wii
Pokémon Snap is a first-person rail shooter and simulation video game co-developed by HAL Laboratory and Pax Softnica and published by Nintendo for the Nintendo 64 video game console. It ...more

18
176 167
Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Mo... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Pokémon Video Games, Ranked
Nintendo 3DS
Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon are role-playing video games developed by Game Freak, published by The Pokémon Company and Nintendo for the Nintendo 3DS. The games were released ...more

19
147 131
Pokémon Stadium 2 is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Pokémon Video Games, Ranked
Nintendo 64
Pokémon Stadium 2, known as Pocket Monsters' Stadium Kin Gin in Japan, is a video game for the Nintendo 64. It features all 251 Pokémon from the first and second generations. It ...more

20
140 124
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Blue ... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Pokémon Video Games, Ranked
Game Boy Advance, Nintendo DS, Wii U Virtual Console
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Blue Rescue Team and Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Red Rescue Team are a matched pair of Pokémon games for the Nintendo DS and Game Boy Advance, ...more

21
138 123
Pokémon Colosseum is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Pokémon Video Games, Ranked
GameCube
Pokémon Colosseum is a role-playing video game developed by Genius Sonority and published by Nintendo as part of the Pokémon series. It was released exclusively for the Nintendo ...more

22
115 98
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Explo... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Pokémon Video Games, Ranked
Nintendo DS, Wii U Virtual Console
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Sky is an enhanced version of Explorers of Time and Explorers of Darkness for the Nintendo DS. It was released in Japan on April 18, 2009; North ...more

23
153 148
Pokémon Sun and Moon is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Pokémon Video Games, Ranked
Pokémon Sun and Moon Nintendo 3DS
Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon[a] are role-playing video games developed by Game Freak, published by The Pokémon Company and Nintendo for the Nintendo 3DS. They are the first ...more

24
110 95
Pokémon XD: Gale of Darkness is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Pokémon Video Games, Ranked
GameCube
Pokémon XD: Gale of Darkness, released in Japan as Pokémon XD Yami no Kaze Dark Lugia, is the second role-playing video game from Nintendo's Pokémon franchise for the ...more

25
180 209
Pokémon Go is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Pokémon Video Games, Ranked
iOS, Android
Pokémon Go is a free-to-play, location-based augmented reality game developed by Niantic for iOS and Android devices. The game was the result of a collaboration between Niantic and ...more