The first ever Pokémon video game was developed and released in the year 1996 and was called Pokémon Red and Blue. This was developed by Game Freaks and the game console was called Game Boy.
The next edition of Pokémon video games was called Pokémon Yellow: Special Pikachu Edition which too was developed by Game Freaks on the game console called Game Boy Color. This game was released in Japan on September 12, 1988, in North America on October 19, 1998 and in Australia in 1999.
The next series was called Pokémon Gold and Silver which was released in North America on October 15, 2000, in Europe on April 6, 2000 and in Australia on September 4, 2000.Pokemon Crystal was launched in Japan on December 14, 2000, in North America on July 29, 2001, in Australia in September 2001 and in Europe on November 1, 2001.
The next two series were Pokémon Ruby and Sapphire and Pokémon FireRed and LeafGreen. This was followed by Pokémon Emerald in 2004 and Pokémon Diamond and Pearl in the year 2006/2007.
Pokémon Platinum was launched in 2008 whereas Pokémon HeartGold and SoulSilver were released in the year 2009 on the gaming console Nintendo DS. The latest three Pokémon video games are called Black and White, White 2 and Black 2 and X and Y.