Pokemon Yellow Version: Special Pikachu Edition

poke-yellow-boxPokemon Yellow
Release Date: 27th February 2016 (UK Virtual Console)
Game Boy
Nintendo/ Game Freak

Back in 1999 it was a pretty fresh concept to see two versions of the same game available to buy. Pokemon Blue had certain monsters which couldn’t be captured in Red, and vice versa. It allowed kids to trade like they once traded Pogs and football stickers, but with more tangled wires and less chipped slammers. It was such a success a third version of Pokemon appeared only eight months later, shaking up the status quo further, only this time there was a certain gust of confusion in the air. What did this mean? Did us poor schoolkids really need to upgrade our games for more more more? No no no.  Continue reading

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Pokemon Blue Version

pokemon bluePokemon Blue Version
Release Date: 27th February 2016 (3DS Virtual Console)
Nintendo Game Boy

Nintendo

If you were a kid growing up in the 90’s, you probably played this or it’s red coloured partner. Pokemon was everywhere between 1999 and 2001 and those two years made kids into obsessive animal hunters, not stopping till the creatures were trapped within tiny balls.  Continue reading