Over the years, people have battled and captured hundreds of Pokémon. And while everyone has their favorite, no pocket monster is as infamous as “Missingno.” That’s because Missingno isn’t quite a Pokémon at all.
The cute monsters are a distraction—there seems to be something much more sinister going on in Pokémon.
Right now, there’s a bot on Twitch playing through Pokémon Red. Its goal? To try to beat the current human world record for playing through Pokémon Red as fast as possible, without the use of any glitches.
When I first saw that the schedule for Awesome Games Done Quick listed the original Pokémon games with an estimated completion time of "30:00," I had a feeling we were going to see something ridiculous today. And we sure did.
Despite being criticized for being too easy, a typical play-through of any given Pokémon game might take around 8-25 hours. The world record for Pokémon Red as of July 2014, though? One hour and fifty minutes—and you can watch the incredible run here.
Why is Smosh Games' honest trailer for Pokemon Red & Blue nearly six minutes long? Because those insane bastards decided to rename each and every one of the original 151 (or 152, depending) pocket monsters, from 'The One No One Ever Picked' to 'Space Fetus.'
Red version? Blue version? Naw. How about both?
It's not what you're thinking. Heck, it's probably not what you're expecting, either. The latest run of 'Twitch Plays Pokemon'—which has thousands of people banding together to beat Pokémon Crystal—has had a most amazing (and unexpected) turn.
It has been nearly five days since Twitch Plays Pokemon, a stream that lets users collectively control a Pokémon game via chat commands, started broadcasting to the world. Since then, the stream has had over sixty thousand people watching and playing at once—as you might expect, it's been a chaotic, awe-inspiring ride…
How closely does the Pokémon Origins anime mirror the events of Pokémon Red and Blue? See for yourself in these 24 awesome animted GIFs shared by Pokémon fan Robin on his Tumblr.
Ash Ketchum was never the very best, like no one ever was. It was always Red, the hero of the original Pokemon Red and Blue. His story is Pokemon Origins, a four-part animated series premiering November 15 on Pokemon TV.
Remember back when there were 151 Pokémon and you knew everything about each one? Commenter Daemon_Gildas does, and he wants that feeling back in today's Speak Up on Kotaku.
Pokémon games are normally quite tame affairs. The worst that happens is some weird animal gets knocked out for an hour or two. But in Pokémon Black, there is death, nothing but death, and it is all around you.