Why is it called Pokémon Red and Blue?

Why was Pokemon Red and Green changed to Blue?

Pokémon Red & Blue Changed Titles To Appeal To Americans

In a 1999 post on Game Freak’s official website (via Internet Archive), the company explained red and blue were chosen over red and green in an attempt to appeal to an American audience, since the colors matched those of the American flag.

Was there a Pokemon Green?

The first-ever Pokémon games were Pokémon Red & Green, which were released in Japan in 1996. The next game was Pokémon Blue, which was released later that year in Japan.

Did Pokémon Red and Green debuted in Japan?

They were first released in Japan in 1996 as Pocket Monsters: Red and Pocket Monsters: Green, with the special edition Pocket Monsters: Blue being released in Japan later that same year. The games were later released as Pokémon Red and Pokémon Blue in North America and Australia in 1998 and Europe in 1999.

Is Pokemon green only in Japanese?

Japan. Pokémon Red (ポケットモンスター 赤 あか Pocket Monsters Red) and Pokémon Green (ポケットモンスター 緑 みどり Pocket Monsters Green) were the very first Pokémon games to be released. Green was released only in Japan along with Red, and later when the games were translated for worldwide release, Green was replaced with Pokémon Blue.

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What is the best starter Pokemon in red?

Best Pokemon that beginners should use in Red and Blue

  • Diglett and Dugtrio (Image via The Pokemon Company)
  • Squirtle Squad (Image via The Pokemon Company)
  • Jolteon (Image via The Pokemon Company)
  • Lapras (Image via The Pokemon Company)
  • Snorlax (Image via Game Freak)