Favorite Pokemon Version

#1 Posted by Gold Dust Boi (25 posts) -

Red/Blue/Yellow were such a hit and Gold/Silver/Crystal were awesome
Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald kinda hit the mark but now Diamond/Pearl/Platinum and Black/White/??? have really brought it back!
Which version was your favorite?

#2 Posted by StriderNo9 (1256 posts) -

I only played Yellow but I liked it a lot.

#3 Posted by Bucketdeth (8232 posts) -

Blue, probably my most memorable game as a kid.

#4 Posted by dungbootle (2501 posts) -


#5 Posted by Nux (2517 posts) -

Red and blue all the way. Black was pretty good, I must say I really enjoyed Black's story.

#6 Posted by Video_Game_King (36567 posts) -

Silver. Anybody who says otherwise has grossly misused their brain.

#7 Posted by imsh_pl (3456 posts) -

Gameplay wise? Black for sure.
Fuck nostalgia, that game just did so much right.

#8 Posted by Vexxan (4624 posts) -

Probably Yellow or Silver...because of nostalgia. Loved playing the HeartGold/Soulsilver remakes when they were released.

#9 Posted by UlquioKani (1280 posts) -


#10 Posted by blueaniman93 (618 posts) -

I'm pretty sure the first one you play is always the best and so nothing beats Red/Blue/Yellow.

Mew is the LAST pokemon.

#11 Posted by RagnarokRed (92 posts) -

Gold/Silver were the last pokemon games I genuinely enjoyed.

#12 Posted by TaliciaDragonsong (8734 posts) -

Red and White.
Red was the first, White is just 2.0 of the series.

#13 Posted by MysteriousBob (6262 posts) -

Red, but mostly for nostalgia. I think Black is overall the best game. Its the biggest step up since Gold/Silver.

#14 Posted by MentalDisruption (1714 posts) -


#15 Posted by Surkov (1017 posts) -

Yellow or Red. As far as I'm concerned, there are only 150 pokemon and there always will be. 

#16 Posted by SumDeus (1898 posts) -

One of my fondest childhood gaming memories was playing my Blue version while I was dragged to my sister's Girl Scout bullshit.  That game was sanctuary.

#17 Edited by valrog (3741 posts) -

I've played Crystal the most.

#18 Posted by Underachiever007 (2471 posts) -


#19 Posted by Smallerz (128 posts) -

I don't think I could name a favourite version, though Diamond was most certainly my least favourite.

#20 Posted by Hockeymask27 (3687 posts) -

red/blue..by a hair over gold/sliver

#21 Posted by ElBarto (306 posts) -

They're all the same though!

#22 Posted by AlisterCat (6065 posts) -

Fire Red and Leaf Green are pretty much perfect remakes of the originals. It is improved in every way. Definitely the versions to go with.

#23 Posted by christ0phe (1033 posts) -
@Video_Game_King said:
Silver. Anybody who says otherwise has grossly misused their brain.
Mine is Gold, but seriously, Video Game King and I will fight anyone who says otherwise.  We will destroyyy you
#24 Posted by Doctorchimp (4157 posts) -


#25 Posted by Redbullet685 (6178 posts) -


#26 Posted by AlexW00d (6657 posts) -


#27 Posted by Sauson (565 posts) -

Blue/Red/Yellow. I don't accept any Pokemon added after those versions.

#28 Edited by DeeGee (2167 posts) -


As nostalgic as I can be over Red/Blue and Gold/Silver, those games play like shit in comparison to games made today. Platinum had the right amount of improvements and features that it secured itself as my favourite. Heart Gold was pretty goddamn awful, and only served to make me remember how terribly designed the second generation was.

#29 Posted by Video_Game_King (36567 posts) -
@christ0phe said:
@Video_Game_King said:
Silver. Anybody who says otherwise has grossly misused their brain.
Mine is Gold, but seriously, Video Game King and I will fight anyone who says otherwise.  We will destroyyy you
I'll fight you. Silver was clearly the better game.
#30 Posted by christ0phe (1033 posts) -
@Video_Game_King: Lugia's a pussy.  Ho-oh is were it's at...but in all seriousness, Gold/Silver generation were the greatest hands down
#31 Edited by Wes899 (2163 posts) -

Gold/Silver was the best gen. Ruby/Sapphire was the worst. Speaking strictly in terms of the actual pokemon. Black/White if talking about the actual game.

#32 Posted by NoCookiesForYou (804 posts) -

Gold. So many good memories with that game when i was a kid.

#33 Posted by Video_Game_King (36567 posts) -
But did Gold have Ledian or Skarmory? Exactly.
#34 Posted by TehFlan (1954 posts) -

Black/White are clearly the best games. Emerald is probably my favorite, though.

#35 Posted by Hector (3514 posts) -

I'm going to have to say Silver/Gold.

#36 Posted by Aronman789 (2737 posts) -

FireRed's GBA cartridge looks bitching. 
Never could get through it though.  GODDAMN IT DAYCARE-MAN, LEVEL UP MAGIKARP FASTER.

#37 Posted by Hizang (9360 posts) -

Silver/Gold, cause the final final boss was your character for the first game!

#38 Posted by ImpendingFoil (586 posts) -


I've also played Diamond, Gold and White but Blue is the only one I ever completed.

#39 Posted by TooWalrus (13305 posts) -

I sunk the most time into Gold back in the day, though Ruby and Sapphire were great too. I didn't care for Diamond & Pearl- maybe I've just done it too many times and am bored of the formula, but I just didn't like it.

#40 Posted by Marokai (3237 posts) -

My personal favorite generation was the Gold/Silver/Crystal generation, but I fully recognize that, objectively, the best is Black/White.

#41 Posted by MariachiMacabre (7097 posts) -

Blue. I'll always remember getting Venusaur. God Venusaur was awesome.
#42 Edited by awadnin (293 posts) -

Pokemon Yellow Version

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