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Average Player Score Based on 5446 ratings
8.9
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Score Breakdown Based on 5446 ratings
  1. 10 (1863)
  2. 9 (2540)
  3. 8 (744)
  4. 7 (178)
  5. 6 (42)
  6. 5 (30)
  7. 4 (6)
  8. 3 (12)
  9. 2 (4)
  10. 1 (27)

Most Helpful Positive Player Reviews

  • User Rating:8.8

    Where it all begun!

    The Pokemon game series started with the games Pokemon Red and Pokemon Blue. Pokemon is a round based RPG. The story: You play as a young boy who is a Pokemon trainer. He goal is becoming the champion of the Pok... Read Full Review

    8 of 8 users found the following review helpful

What Gamespot Users have to say about Pokemon Red Version

  • User Rating:9

    The game that started the Pokemon Craze!

    I really enjoyed playing this game a lot. It was a neat idea to capture these pokemon to fight along your side. The pokemon craze pretty much has die down for now, unless the next Pokemon games can get fans back to playi... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8

    ah yes an old school favorite.....the one that started it all! this generation is most fit for everyone.

    this game is one of my favorites because...well it brings back memories of childhood when everyone was into it.try this game its good if u dont mine the cheap graphics, you can play this game forever! no limited ending u... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:10

    If you want a downright awesome RPG, look no further then Pokemon Red.

    The Good: Amazing game-play, great graphics and music, a blast to play In 1995, the extremely popular Pokemon series kicked off in Japan, and when it came to America in 1998, it was a smash. Pokemon Red is one of the ... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9

    Peel back the cute creatures and the kiddy hype, and you have yourself the one of the best RPG's ever made.

    Admitting to someone that you like Pokemon now may sometimes seems embarrassing, but lets face it, it's a fun game. A REALLY fun game. It includes everything in an RPG that someone would want: huge territories, leveling... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9

    Pretty amazing

    You probably don't need an introduction to the pokemon games. It seems like the original is always the best, and that holds true with red and blue. The graphics are fine, and I am glad it did'nt try to overdo anything l... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.4

    This is truly a masterpeice. How can you play this game and not enjoy it? Even today in 2004 it is still so much fun to play. It is so addicting catching tons of diffrent monsters and leveling them up making them stronge... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.8

    One of the best games ever!

    This was my first ever game and probably my favourite! its fantastic gameplay and massive landscape make this a bloody brilliant game! easy to pick up and play and good for kids or adults, the young and old!So, I would ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.9

    Pokemon gotta catch em all

    Pokemon red is a great game rpg game for gameboy. It's playable on all the gameboys and the nintendo ds. Pokemon red will give you the experience to play as ash from the tv show or put your own name. Pokemon yellow lets ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.5

    Pokemon Red is a great RPG that should be enjoyed by all gamers.

    Pokemon Red is an RPG based on the TV show released a while ago. In this game you'll battle with other pokemon and capture them. You'll also have to make you're way through dark and confusing places. But I guarantee you'... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.5

    highly addicting. the epitomy of all pokemon games.

    another pokemon classic. very addicting and exciting. one of the best game in the pokemon series. great storyline and very creative when it comes to the pokemon itself. ash is a great character and this game opened my ey... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful