How to Play Retro Pokémon Games Online?

Since the introduction of the first Pokémon video game called “Pokémon: Red and Green” in 1996, this video game franchise became one of the most popular, especially in its native Japan. However, that doesn’t think that other parts of the world became immune to it. It was exactly the opposite. This franchise has a total of 76 titles for various gaming platforms. Almost all of these titles were very popular in their time. Naturally, they accumulated some kind of a cut following.

The latest installment in the franchise is “ Sword and Shield”. But, older games in the franchise are equally popular even today. There are a big number of websites who can offer you a pleasant experience in playing retro Pokémon games online. One of the best is, which provides a wide array of classic Pokémon games to the players. Now we are going to present you with some of the best retro Pokémon games.

Pokémon: Emerald Version


This RPG game was developed by Game Freak and published by The Pokémon Company. It was released back in 2004 in its native Japan. European and US customers had to wait until 2005 to play this popular game. It is an improved version of “Pokémon Ruby and Sapphire”, and is a part of the 3rd generation of this popular video game franchise. The plot is mainly the same as it was in the “Pokémon Ruby and Sapphire”. The player can play either as a girl or a boy who comes from their home to collect the Pokémon throughout the world.

Pokémon: Stadium 2

Stadium 2 is, differently from other games on this list, is a strategy game. It was developed by Nintendo EAD, and published by Nintendo. It was released for the Nintendo 64. Japan’s audience has the pleasure of playing it in 2000, while Europeans and North Americans waited until 2001 to play it. It had both single-player and multiplayer mode. This game is special because it featured all 251 Pokémon from the first and the second generation of Pokémon games. When it comes to features, this game offers the possibility of 12 different four-player mini-games. Also, it features a free battle mode, players could use all their skills for practice. As we already said, up to four players could participate in this mode.

Pokémon: Diamond and Pearl Versions

Both of these RPG games were published by The Pokémon Company and created by Game Freak. They are the first two installments of the 4th generation of this video game franchise. They have the same release date. They were released on 28th September 2006. Of course, like it is the case with almost all of the Pokémon games, it was released first in Japan. In 2007, it was released for North America, Europe, and Australia. This game has basically the same gameplay as all of the game of its generation, but it has some new features like time periods, changes in battle mechanics, melee attacks were renamed to physical and range attacks were renamed to special.