We’re talking monochromatic pixel art, 4-bit background music the frustration of trying to find that rare Pokémon in the bushes.
After Pokémon Red and Pokémon Green, which launched in Japan, Pokémon Red and Pokémon Blue launched in North America in 1998 with slightly updated graphics. In 1999, Pokémon Yellow Version: Special Pikachu Edition launched featured Pikachu as a character that followed you when you traversed the game. It also used Pikachu’s distinctive cry from the Pokémon animated series.
In recent news, Pokémon Go! promises to extend the possibilities of the franchise into the real world.
Pokémon Red, Pokémon Blue, and Pokémon Yellow are set to launch on the Virtual Console come February 27th 2016