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Pokemon: Yellow Version - Special Pikachu Edition
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Pokémon Yellow follows the TV cartoon series more closely than the other versions. Your first Pokémon in Yellow is Pikachu, and he travels alongside you as opposed to inside a Pokéball (like most Pokémon). Pikachu's mood can be displayed virtual pet style: keeping him happy is important, as his mood affects certain events in the game. In addition to the inclusion of other TV show elements like Team Rocket, new battle modes between players are available as well as a secret game called Pikachu's Beach.
If you haven't played any of the Pokémon games before, Pokémon Yellow is the best place to start. But while Pokémaniacs will go gaga over Yellow's new features, less enthusiastic veterans of Red and Blue may not find the extras to be quite so special. --Joe Hon
- Best version yet of the highly addictive Pokémon game
- Pikachu's moods raise the game's cuteness bar to an all-new level
- Features new battle modes between players
- Includes Pikachu's Beach secret game
- Pokémon battles can be repetitive at times
- New features may not be enough for some Pokémon veterans
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The foremost of these is the fact that Pikachu just won't stay in his Pokeball! He follows you around in the game, and you have to keep him happy or you lose points and various opportunities. I also like the addition of Jesse and James (characters from the cartoon), and the additional battles they provide. If I had to pick just one of the three, this is the one I'd pick.
I like the way the Pokemon game challenges kids. I suggest also buying one of the books which shows the various routes and places. This allows kids to work at the tasks without getting frustrated.
The idea is to start at Prof. Oak's house, get your first Pokemon from him, and then journey all around the land of Pokemon, collecting various wild pokemon (which you catch by battling them until they faint), and doing battle with other trainers along the way.
In the process, kids learn to manuever through mazes of increasing complexity (which is why the manuals are a help), to gather and use items, and to develop strategies for fighting various types of Pokemon. My five year-old even started to read while using her Gameboy, from needing to know which items she had with her (in her Item List)!
All in all these are great games which can be played over and over (although only one game at a time can be saved), and which will provide your kids with hundreds of hours of fun.
If you're already familiar with the red & blue versions, the first thing you will have noticed in yellow is that you begin with Pikachu as your starting pokémon, just like in the cartoon, and he follows you around everywhere. The best thing about this is that you can check his attitude from time to time and he ACTUALLY SAYS HIS NAME! Even though there's a bit of static, the fact that you can create sound like this on a gameboy is a remarkable achievement! Even more surprising is that there are at least twenty different ways Pikachu can say his name whether he's happy, sad, scared, confused, poisoned, etc. etc.
Another difference to this version is that all the pokémon have been re-drawn to look exactly like they did in the cartoon and the pokédex data has been changed. Jessie and James also make a guest appearence a few times (too few in fact) and recite their horribly corny motto as they attack you with Ekans/Arbok, Koffing/Weezing, and Meowth. Other nice touches are that Brock and Misty have also been re-drawn too look like the cartoon and the other gym leaders have different pokémon.Read more ›
Most Recent Customer Reviews
Must own game. Pikachu follows you. If battery dies, just easily replace. Must own game. I'm 26 now. Used to play this when I was 12.Published 7 days ago by Crow
So happy to have this again! Delivery was even faster than I expected :) game is in good shape, and playing just fine. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Amazon Customer
The game works fine, no errors so far and I played the game for a good three hours and the new save battery works too. The game feels great and it's just like another Pokemon game. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Cujo
I wnjoy playing this game again, it is a classic starting you off with pikachu acndthe you gain charmander, bulbasuar, and squirtlePublished 2 months ago by Carlos Hernandez