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Description

Pokémon Blue Version is the international version of Pocket Monsters Midori. Compared to the earlier version, Blue has updated graphics and audio, some changes to area layouts, and significantly overhauled code, all of which in fact originate from the Japanese release of Pocket Monsters Ao.

Blue and Midori share the same version-exclusive Pokémon; in order to complete the Pokédex, players must trade with owners of Red version.

Screenshots

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There are 42 other screenshots from other versions of this game or official promotional screenshots.


Promo Images

Pokémon Blue Version Screenshot
Pokémon Blue Version Concept Art
Pokémon Blue Version Other
Pokémon Blue Version Render Hovered over

Trailer


Alternate Titles

  • "Pokémon: Versione Blu - Acchiappali tutti!" -- Italian tag-lined title
  • "Pokémon: Versione Blu" -- Italian title
  • "Pokémon: Version Bleu" -- French title
  • "Pokémon: Edición Azul" -- Spanish title
  • "Pokémon: Blue Version - Gotta catch 'em all!" -- Tag-lined title
  • "Pokémon: Blaue Edition - Schnapp' sie Dir alle!" -- German tag-lined title
  • "Pokémon: Blaue Edition" -- German title

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Critic Reviews

FNintendo Mar 25, 2016 9 out of 10 90
Nintendo Life Mar 07, 2016 9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars 90

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Trivia

Levels

The maximum level your Pokémon can reach is level 100. After that, it will continue to get experience, but will not gain any more levels.

Pokémon Blue

The U.S. and European releases of Pokémon Blue Version are based not only on the Japanese release of Blue Version, but also on the Japan-only Pocket Monsters Midori. The Pokémon Blue known to western audiences uses the updated graphics and code from the Japanese Blue, but retains Midori's encounter lists and available in-game trades.

Virtual Console Alterations

Pokémon Blue and its counterpart versions were rereleased for the 3DS Virtual Console to celebrate the Pokémon franchise's 20th anniversary in 2016. Since the Nintendo 3DS isn't compatible with the long-obsolete Game Link Cable, these releases use the system's local wireless features for link trades and battles. Additionally, several attack animations have been toned down for the safety of players with photosensitive epilepsy or other sensory conditions.

Awards

  • Game Informer
    • August 2001 (Issue #100) - #39 in the "Top 100 Games of All Time" poll
  • Retro Gamer
  • Total! (Germany)
    • Issue 01/2000 – Best Game Boy RPG in 1999
Information also contributed by Matt Neueboom and Satoshi Kunsai

Related Web Sites

  • Let's horribly break Pokemon Blue (Metroixer's showcase of the game's glitches on the Let's Play Archive)
  • Pokèmon Elite 2000 (A Pokèmon fan site good at covering the latest news about coming and existing Pokèmon games.)
  • Pokemon Hints (Hints to help you solve the game.)
  • Psypokes (A comprehensive Pokémon site that pretty much covers everything there is to know about the games.)
Harmony♥ (19525) added Pokémon Blue Version (Nintendo 3DS) on Feb 26, 2016
Other platforms contributed by lechuck13 (359)