Best Pokemon Games

The Contenders: Page 2

21 Pokemon Pearl Pokemon Pearl

This was my very first Pokemon game, and I can make my opinion because I played the old Pokemon games too, but this game man, it's just awesome, Palkia is my favorite Pokemon of all and the game is just awesome graphics are awesome and just everything, the victory road was nice and long, the story was great and long, and catching the legendaries was just awesome, and at the time I didn't know how to use internet so I was always asking my friends and everything, but after I found a weird cave and tried to solve the puzzle without understanding English I made till Giratina, and that was one of the most amazing parts of my life, because this was the most intense Pokemon I had ever seen in my life. This is a 10/10! '

Best one ever, the gym leaders are awesome and when you catch Palkia, who rule!

I would like to vote because I have this game and it is very good

Bad bad like poo

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22 Pokemon Gold Pokemon Gold

I have no clue why Silver is so high up on this list and Gold is so low. These two games were almost identical. This game is one of my favorites of all time. I grew up playing this game and also Red version. I am completely flabbergasted.

Pokemon Gold, one of my favorite games of all time. I spent almost all my time on this when I was younger, whenever I came home from school, almost instantly I would pick up my Gameboy Color and spend hours upon hours. It really is sad to see how low on the list this is... Considering Silver and Crystal are way higher, when these games didn't have many differences besides the available Pokemon.

awesomest ever game, long, good pokemon, unlike in hertgold or soulsilver jigglypuff right at the start

Gold/silver are the best Pokemon games ever without doubt, and who wants to go down a cave to find the legendary.

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23 Pokemon Ruby

Well so far I think that this is 1 of the best Pokemon games, since it isn't very old like red, yellow... Etc and it had a great storyline and many awesome pokemons, and I really liked the other characters like your friends and rivals who comes from time to time and battle with you

Sure, this game is practically a carbon copy of Pokemon Sapphire, however I believe that the Ruby version was slightly superior only because I felt that Team Magma felt more like true antagonists and that Groudon was way more awesome than Kyogre. However, I am slightly biased towards this game as it was the first Pokemon game I had ever played, and it was the one that made me fall in love with the franchise (and made me fail math in 7th Grade...)

As well as Twister it started the game era of Pokemon for me. I feel like this is the same as the Sapphire Pokemon, though with better gameplay, and the special Pokémon is better.

So many mysteries and challenging! And this is my first pokemon game..love it!

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24 Pokemon Mystery Dungeon Red Rescue Team Pokemon Mystery Dungeon Red Rescue Team

Very nice game, the best of Pokemon!

My first Pokemon game and hands down my favorite Pokemon game. Its great because you can get every single Pokemon without having to trade with other people. Also the way the Pokemons' moves are played out are a bit more... Realistic, in the sense that they bring in aspects such as range. I have lost so many hours of my life playing this game.

This games music is by far the best of any soundtrack, it brings back the most memories for me, and is much more personal than any of the other games. The storyline is the best, as well as the post game play. The fact that you can get every single legendary is so much more fun becuase it doesn't limit one to a game, or even a few to a game, you can get and of them throughout the game. Also, this game is awesome to play over and over again, becuase the gameplasy changes each time you play, with each character.

Is was my favorite Pokemon game one it was the first I played and also the characters you feel connected to and it has funny moments sad moments and is really fun

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25 Pokemon Omega Ruby Pokemon Omega Ruby

This game is a great remake to ruby and sapphire (alpha sapphire), the animations and the story are fantastic and if you've played ruby or sapphire it would be a great trip down memory lane but with a twist, yes I'm talking about the mega evolutions and the 3D graphics and it's the SAME story line as the originals but the only different events is the primal forms of the respected legendaries and the "delta" episode which you catch rayquaza to stop a meteor from hitting the earth which then turns out to be where deoxys slumbered and you get to catch him too if you haven't used your master ball yet or you got hella ultra balls and mad luck. And aside from that you can rechallenge trainers, soar through the sky on a latios or latias (yes meaning controlling them and flying through the sky getting attacked by flying Pokémon or visiting islands that are mirage or have legendaries randomly on them) respected to their versions, and you can get so many legendaries from this game a ...more

This is the best game so far because it has stunning graphics (3D) and not only is it a remake but you can catch Pokemon from any region. If they remade Emerald however then I'd rate that the best but this beats it all hands down! This game just came out so I wouldn't expect it to go that high as far as ranking

You can catch almost every Pokemon in this! Including legends! In Emerald you can only catch 7 legends! In Omega Ruby you can catch almost every one! I just want to repeat that I did say ALMOST every legend. Not all of them.

Oras is the best even though I'v only played X - TrisTris

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26 Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Time Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Time

Just listening to the track 'I don't want to say goodbye' makes me tear up a little. As a kid I loved every bit of this game from the sense of excitement of discovering a new dungeon to the feeling of adventure during the expedition arc to way the story can make see the beauty in everyday life or a simple sunrise, or to the heartwarming and heartbreaking parts of the story that I feel really stayed with me. This game influenced my life and got me into video games and made me want to go into game design, it's a huge part of my childhood that I'll remember and I'll always be grateful to the writers and composers who designed such a beautiful story.

The story was so beautiful and I never had so much fun playing a Pokemon game. It made me feel so much more emotion than red and blue rescue team. The end was so sad, my friend and I both cried. I loved the plot and how it involved Grovyle and Dusknoir and their rivalry and hate for each other. Best Pokemon game by far.

Thanks to this game, Grovyle is my favorite Pokemon of all time now, and in every one of my fantasy Pokemon stories Grovyle is my OC. Actually, he didn't die, though. He was captured by the evil Dusknoir, but defeated him before he could alter the future. Best game ever. One of my first Pokemon games, I actually cried when I beat Primal Dialga and my character disappeared. I rage quit and never played it again. Now I'm older, and I play Explorers Of Sky. I beat the whole game, recruited Mewtwo and beat all the 99 floor dungeons, and evolved my Treecko and Totodile into Sceptile and Feraligatr. BEST. GAME. EVER.

This game is way better then pokemon gold and silver

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27 Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Sky Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Sky

I loved this game! I know it's just a remake of Darkness and Time but still, it added things like the jukebox (slight appeal), the Spinda Cafe (slightly bigger appeal), being able to send ITEMS to another game rather than AN ITEM (slight appeal), and the special episodes, above all. I love to hear about how Wigglytuff got the treasure mentioned in your exploration to Fogbound Lake (it was mentioned by Team Skull), how Team Charm met Wigglytuff, how they became famous, how Bidoof was before you and your partner came to the guild, what Sunflora's big OH MY GOSH, and especially, what happens to Grovyle and Duskinoir after the Rainbow Stone Ship battle. It ties up the loose ends and is so exciting!

I think this game should be 21st place or higher since the ones above this game don't really deserve their spot.

Example: Pokemon X hasn't even come out yet! How can it be better?

Example: Pokemon Explorers of Time and Darkness leave you hanging and if not for Sky, we ...more

Aside from making less Pokemon version exclusive, Explorers of Sky's main change is the special episodes that add more character development, especially to two of the game's main characters: Grovyle and Dusknoir. The story is no different than Time or Darkness, yet it is so well-crafted that I end up playing the game for the plot rather than the extremely addicting gameplay. This is my favorite Pokemon game of all time, and it is very underrated compared to the attention the main series games get. - DemonSpider253

What can I say about this game. That it is the best game of Pokemon (for me, course), and I know that there's people that say: "That is just a secondary game of Pokemon. Never is gonna be better than other Pokemon's games", but I Think differently, and I think that this game deserve an opportunity. 'Cause, maybe, just maybe, this game may become in your favorite game too

By far the best story of any Pokemon game.

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28 Pokemon Stadium Pokemon Stadium

For one emerald is on a handheld. Two emerald improved much from crystal. And Pokemon Stadium 2 while it is good it is not as memorable to people as Emerald. Don't go IGN on this forum

I love this game so much let's see the difference between stadium and emrald
Stadium graphics awesome gym leaders free battle stadium game boy so you can play on the big screen hall of fame
Emarld terrible graphics not so good Pokemon dumb gym leader ugly professor the only time to me this game is good is when I use a action replay

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29 Pokemon Snap Pokemon Snap

This game is too beast the way you get to interact with the Pokemon is so unique and incredible that no other game can honestly contend. I simply just die every time I see those cute Pokemon running around

Was scrolling down and didn't even think this would be an option. I don't think it's the best pokemon game, but it is a lot of fun, super addicting. I loved this game. I think I'm going to go play some pokemon snap now.

Ah Pokemon Snap, brings back memories for when I played this as a kid. Good times

Don't waste your money.

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30 Pokemon Colosseum Pokemon Colosseum

Pokemon Colosseum may not be the most addictive Pokemon game, and it may not be the most loved, but it is certainly my favorite by far. I had this as one of the first games for my GameCube, and I still have it now. The story is great (regardless of it being pretty cliche) and the animations are gorgeous. I love this game!

My personal favorite Pokemon game. It was ahead of its time, with 3D graphics that still hold up to this day. Great story, probably the best the series has ever seen, definitely the most grittiest. Cool locations too. And you start with UMBREON AND ESPEON for Christ sakes. What more is there to say. Play this game!

Personally one of my favourite Pokemon games. I so wish they would do a re-make of this. Loved the starters, storyline and graphics. It made a change having a bit of a darker plot as opposed to the mainstream stories

Love it! A remake of this game would be the dream. The story is super interesting and the grahics are awesome. This was the first game I got for my Gamecube and I still love to play it! Best Pokémon game according to me!

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31 Pokemon Mystery Dungeon Blue Rescue Team Pokemon Mystery Dungeon Blue Rescue Team

How is this game so low! It definitely better than the original red and blue. Best way to make it funner? Add gen 3.

I remember playing this for HOUR'S trying to get to a high level losing I mean like who will ever get another chance like this it tells you how what Pokémon has what attributes and come on it tells you what Pokémon you are so what I am saying is that this game is great

This really made me love the series. At first to me it was another game on the shelf, but now it symbolizes more. Summer the Eevee (human girl turnt Pokemon) and Kaine the Squirtle will always mean something to me. I'm getting Gates to Infinity soon, and it's all thanks to Blue Rescue Team

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32 Pokemon Conquest Pokemon Conquest

Pokemon conquest is the best game of all time why isn't this up at the top seriously it combines warriors and Pokemon who wouldn't love this game I mean sure its not as good as the old classics like blue and red and firered but its still an amazing game and is completely underestimated on this website

I like this game, it was like something new for me, it's a mix of MisteryD and Tactics rpg games, but, I was not able to take the story too serious, and of characters are exactly identical, so it was difficult for me to search some of the characters if I want to change his Pokemon. Was very short for me, when you finish the story, there is nothing else to do with all the big effort you did and, when you finish the story, all the Links with your Pokemons go to 10% again, and lose all the places you conquest. There is only more story of the another characters in the same places. I expected something different about the story, but combat style is really great.

Pokemon Conquest was THE best Pokemon spin-off game ever. This game actually makes you think by combining these cute and lovable characters with real, tactical gameplay. How this is 36th is beyond me.

Fun game and setting but story is pretty terrible

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33 PokePark Wii: Pikachu's Adventure PokePark Wii: Pikachu's Adventure

I remember renting this at a place which is now gone (I miss the Wii), and loved it so much that I nearly beat the game in an entire day. Couldn't beat it before I had to return it. The only thing I kept was the manual. - Trenchpit777

Although short, it was a nice game that's worth picking up if you're bored.

I think I accidentally killed Bidoof in this game when I was ten - izayaorihara

Own it! Beat it in 20 hours!

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34 Pokemon Sun Pokemon Sun

When I an writing this, Pokemon sun and moon are out, and are the most pre ordered video game from Nintendo EVER. Pretty much everywhere it sold out. I was lucky enough to get on for Christmas, and it is way better than my other Pokemon game, Omega ruby. I don't know why it isn't at the top

Technically, this one doesn't exist yet.

This game isn't out yet but I expect great things from Videos

Best Pokemon game no Dought and best mascot

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35 Pokemon Battle Revolution Pokemon Battle Revolution

Pokemon pearl and diamond in one

Not good as Pokemon Stadium, but it's okay.

36 Pokemon Alpha Sapphire Pokemon Alpha Sapphire

The way that this is #42 is wrong in my opinion, this game's new graphics is awesome, it should be #2-10

I'm honestly surprised it is not higher. It's pretty much the same as Omega Ruby! (With a few changes of course)

Sapphire used to be my favourite, but this improved significantly on an already amazing game. The epitome of Pokemon games.

This would've been a great game, but it had too much water. - MorbidCannibalSlayer

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37 Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Gates to Infinity Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Gates to Infinity

This game most defiantly deserves to be in the top ten, if not higher! The graphics are good, gameplay has been improved from Explorers, and, most importantly, it has a fantastic story. It starts off all happy and cute, albeit with some slightly dark undertones. Then about 2/3 of the way through the game, the story smacks you in the face, becoming very dark and turning into something you don't want to put down until you finish. It's engaging, it's beautiful, it's funny, it's heart-wrenching, and it's overall just an amazing game and a worthy addition to the brilliant mystery dungeon spinoffs. - squid_887

I find this game to be very underrated

This game sucks pros graphics cons lack of Pokemon and starters little verity in dungeons and muisc horrible afterstory OVERALL THIS SHOULD BE LAST NEXT TO CONQUEST - ikerevievs

Axew with that DUAL CHOP

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38 Pokemon Stadium 2 Pokemon Stadium 2

Not just the best Pokémon game. Best video game ever in my opinion.

This game should be 1st first of all its graphic are a hell of a lot more better then emarld it's outrages I can't believe it

This games is toats the best Pokemon game for N64 and better than most Pokemon games in general. (I'm looking at you 4th-5th gen)

It was a really fun game to play just pick your Pokémon fight the campaign and fight gym leaders it was really fun and you got to use a controller finally

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39 Pokemon Ranger: Shadows of Almia Pokemon Ranger: Shadows of Almia

I LOVED this game. Why so low? I thought the story was nice, I liked the missions (especially the one were Barlow was kidnapped) and it was fun!

I found this game so addicting. There were so many missions and quests. At the very end I could bring all of the eeveelutions around as my friend Pokemon. Tons of fun.

I love this game so much I played it all the time when I was little! And when the game was completed I started over again :D

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40 PokePark 2: Wonders Beyond PokePark 2: Wonders Beyond

This is one of the best games ever its awesome

I love this more than I hate justin beiber

Loved it but the game was to short

You saide I love this game more than I hate Justin biber you love this game SO much

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