For many decades, Nintendo’s Pokémon has dominated the gaming world. Even though the first Pokémon video games were released in the 90s, Pokemon is still a gamers’ favorite.
Obviously, the Pokémon games in 2019 are a whole lot different from those played in the 90s. That said, here is a look at the top Pokémon games of 2019.
- Pokémon Generation II
This role-playing game is available on the Game Boy Color, and it is more intense than the first version. In Pokémon Generation II, you will come across 100 new Pokémon species. This includes Celebi and Chikorita. Plus, there are more than 250 Pokémon to gather and coach.
The game also introduces you to the night and day feature, which you will experience for the first time in the game series. You will enjoy this day and night feature that brings a great influence in the gameplay. Furthermore, there are other features to enjoy in the game, like upgraded inventory, two new types of Pokémon, and an enhanced user interface. The two new Pokémon types are Steel and Dark.
The breeding feature lets you breed the Pokemon in the game.
- Pokémon Ultra Sun 3DS
This is among the most popular Pokémon games. It is developed for Nintendo 3DS, and you will play the role of a Pokémon trainer. As a pokemon trainer, you will have to find Pokémon and learn more about his world. Here, you will be needed to solve the mystery of the world that you’re in.
You’ll enjoy the story mode and other exploratory places in the Pokémon universe. This game will open you to over 400 Pokémon, and it will offer you access to a range of new moves, along with battle experiences. The game is related to Pokémon Ultra Moon game.
- Pokémon Go
This augmented-reality game is designed for Android and iOS platforms. You can either play it on your Android phone, tablet, iPhone or iPad. Pokémon Go stands among the most recently added games in the franchise. It was very popular in 2016, where everybody wanted a taste of it. Plus, it broke every possible record in the mobile app industry.
Besides being a very popular game that made history with its launching, the game is well-known for its advanced real-world concept. Nonetheless, some gamers have complained about the technical problems they experience when playing the game.
This game also lets you search for Pokemon in the world you are in. The Pokemon come in the form of digital characters that are overlaid on the real world. You can interact with the characters and catch them as you progress in the game. This game will immerse you inside the Pokemon world and let you track down all the creatures that you wish.
- PokéPark 2: Wonders Beyond for Wii
This Pokemon game is designed for the Nintendo Wii, and it lets you explore a world full of Pokemon characters. In the game, your goal is to meet the Pokemon characters and befriend them as you advance in it. It looks like a theme park in which you can check out several attractions and see the activities that surround you. Plus, you can engage in battles between your collection and Pokemon. So yes, the game is very intense.
You will come across different bosses that will be somewhat difficult to beat. You’ll have to put more effort and ensure that you overcome the bosses. One significant difference from other games is that this one is a console game. Therefore, it will cost more than most Pokemon games available.
- Pokemon Platinum for DS
This is another game that is designed for a console, the Nintendo DS. So yes, it is yet another expensive game. In this game, you will come across Team Galactic that is very troublesome in the Pokemon world. The team is determined to target three major titans, Giratina, Palkia, and Dialga. However, you will be needed to stop the effort of this Team Galactic. In other words, you are required to protect [and save] the Pokemon world. Can you handle that?
This is a story-driven game that is very interesting. However, you will need to fight through as you explore the Pokemon world to find new characters. The best part is that you can play this game with a maximum of 20 people at the same time – as long as the WiFi connection is stable.
- Pokemon TCG Online
Pokemon Trading Card Game online is one of the best free-to-play games. Here, you will be trading cards as you challenge other players around the world. The game needs you to build your collection and come up with unique decks of your favorite type for you to defeat your enemies.
There is no action and wars in this game other than the war of cards. Besides Pokemon TCG, you can also enjoy other Pokemon decks available on the market.
- Pokemon Battle Revolution for Wii
This is another game designed for the Nintendo Wii, and it is all about traveling around the Pokemon world. In the game, you will travel throughout Poketopia and also visit ten stadiums in the area. But that’s not all; you will also engage in some serious battle with Pokemon along the way. Your aim here shouldn’t just to battle for fun. Instead, you should battle to win every single fight that you engage in. Suppose you emerge victorious in the battle; you will be crowned the Poketopia champion. This is what you should be aiming at.
The game lets you battle either one-on-one or two-on-two. Plus, you can also play the game online with other players. As usual, you should try hard to beat the other players and take the crown as the Poketopia champion of all. It comes with a Wii-DS link that lets players on the mobile platform and game console to play each other.
If you are new to Pokemon, you shouldn’t worry about anything. Check out this guide to help you get started and become better in the game. Remember that it is all about more practice and familiarity.