On October 18, 1999, Nintendo published Pokémon Yellow Version: Special Edition Pikachu Or just Pokémon Yellow VersionFor short, And it is not like the previous Pokémon games, Yellow The anime series was more of a basis for the game. The plot of the game was basically the same. Red And Blue Versions, but it gave players a Pikachu out of the gate, let them catch all three starters, and even added in fights with Team Rocket’s Jesse and James.
This makes the Game Boy Color’s 1998 release (October in Japan, November elsewhere) a significant milestone. Pokémon Yellow Version the last game Nintendo produced for the original Game Boy, almost a year to the day after the Game Boy’s successor/companion hit the market. European gamers were forced to wait a year longer to get the game. However, it was also their last official Game Boy title. Japanese gamers received some additional Game Boy support. Well…sort of.
Imagineer-published Game Boy titles are the last ones officially licensed in Japan. Shikakei Atama o Kore Kusuru franchise. The last entry in this line was Shikakei Atama o Kore Kusuru: Kanji no TatsujinThis was a type of trivia/educational game.
While those titles were the last games ever developed for the Game Boy, it’s worth noting that they weren’t the last ones playable on the Game Boy. Many Game Boy Color games could be played on the OG Game Boy because they were backwards compatible. However, Nintendo began to produce fewer compatible Game Boy Color games over time. The last one U.S. audiences received was 2001’s Dragon Warrior Monsters 2: Pokémon Clone of all sorts Dragon Quest monsters. As for the final backwards compatible Japanese title…that’s a little up in the air. Some sources claim the answer is Pony Canyon’s Shogi 3While others may point to One Piece: Maboroshi No Grand Line Boukenki. There’s enough of a debate about their exact release dates to create a reasonable margin of error. Nintendo was open to exclusive Game Boy Color and Game Boy Advance games in early 2002.
And speaking of Game Color games…
What was the Last Official Game Boy Color Game??
You can’t overstate what a big deal the release of the first Harry Potter Movie was. Although the source material novels were already a cultural phenomenon and everyone knew it, the movie was poised to become one of the biggest blockbusters. Naturally, game developers wanted to be a part of that action. Multiple publishers were funded to ensure that the game developers had as much exposure as possible. Sorcerer’s/Philosopher’s Stone video game adaptations for every major console. This handheld was on the list because Nintendo was still supporting Game Boy Color at the time.
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