This is a list of Pokémon video games released over the years. Most of the game are handhelds such as the popular games from the main series (Pokémon Red, Blue, Yellow, etc.). They were originally released for the Game Boy, Game Boy Color, then the Game Boy Advance. Currently, they are released for the Nintendo DS. The other consoles were the Nintendo 64, Nintendo GameCube, and Wii. The next main-series Pokemon game will be released for the Nintendo Switch in 2019.
The handheld RPG series is considered to be the main series, and any other Pokémon game is considered to be a spinoff. There have been many spinoffs and all have been released on Nintendo's handheld and console systems.
These games include: (NOTE: All games are released by Nintendo unless otherwise indicated)
Pokémon Play It! Versions 1 & 2 (PC) (made by Wizards of the Coast, a division of Hasbro, who held the rights to the Pokémon Trading Card Game until 2002, when Nintendo took over. Version 1 was packaged with starter sets for the TCG; version 2 was packaged with the Thunderstorm Gift Box from the same TCG.)
Pokémon has also been featured in two versions of Pokémon Pikachu, a portable virtual pet, where the player could shake it and Pikachu gained voltage, and two versions of Pokémon board game, MONOPOLY, UNO, Sorry!, Yahtzee, Jr. and numerous other toys.