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Average Player Score Based on 10595 ratings
8.7
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Score Breakdown Based on 10595 ratings
  1. 10 (3078)
  2. 9 (4880)
  3. 8 (1947)
  4. 7 (365)
  5. 6 (96)
  6. 5 (56)
  7. 4 (27)
  8. 3 (21)
  9. 2 (17)
  10. 1 (108)

Most Helpful Positive Player Reviews

  • Rating:9.4

    FireRed

    This is a really cool remake of the original. Packed with new Pokemon, moves, battles and areas. Typically an old school game getting an extreme makeover. the controls are simple and familiar, graphics are beautiful, hou... Read Full Review

    5 of 5 users found the following review helpful

What Gamespot Users have to say about Pokemon FireRed / LeafGreen Version

  • Rating:10

    A 2018 Viewpoint

    Although Pokémon FireRed was released in 2004, it has withstood the test of time and is still a very enjoyable game. It takes place in a world where people coexist with creatures called Pokémon. Each Pok&ea... Read Full Review

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

    Short Take: Pokemon LeafGreen Version

    Pokemon LeafGreen Version is a remake of the game that turned every Game Boy into "Pokemon". Yes. After you put the Pokemon cartridge into you Game Boy you never play the Game Boy again. Just "Pokemon". It becomes the Po... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8

    Pokemon Fire Red

    A remake of the classic Pokemon Red Version for gameboy color, i found this game instantly bringing me back to my childhood. The graphics upgrade and slight story line variance was a refreshing addition to this game. I ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8.5

    Amazing,we need ShockingYellow.

    Pokemon FireRed and LeafGreen are the last installation for the GBA in terms of good ol` Pokemon Games.Pokemon FireRed and LeafGreen are actually remakes of the 2 classics of the gameboy,known as "Pokemon Red" and "Pokem... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8

    I would only recommend this game to people who have no access to the original.

    I loved the 1st generation of Pokémon the anime and the games were at their prime and both were just amazing so what could be better than making a remake of in my opinion the best generation of Pokémon. Well... I liked t... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7.5

    The remake to Red!

    We all knew they was going to remake Pokemon Red, but never knew when. It seems they did at a bad time. They should of waited to the DS came out to do, and do it right. Instead it feels like something you done over a 100... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9

    A Great Update to the Original With Some Great, Engrossing Side Quests Along the Way!

    The Good: -Bright, colorful graphics (Kanto has never looked better!) -Lengthy, Engrossing quest. -The Sevii Islands are a plus (Team Rocket's shenannigans still continue there.) -Introduction of the national pokedex... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8.5

    This remake of Pokemon Red/Blue takes those old fond memories and makes them new again

    I still remember the days when Pokemon Red/Blue hit store shelves and the idea of capturing monsters and fighting them instantly became a giant success. Red/Blue would forever be remembered as classics and it spawned on... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:10

    Pioneered the element of monster raising!

    Pokemon, as kiddy as it may seem, innovated the concept of catching and raising monsters. While it came out at roughly the same time as Digimon, Pokemon, unlike its counterpart, has withstood the test of time and continu... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:10

    Pokemon Red, the only game I'd play in bed.

    A classic. I absolutely love this game and spent many hours enjoying it as a kid, and i still do pick it up once and a while and play it and i'm sixteen years old! Once a great game, always a great game. If your still ab... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful