Team Rocket’s scheme not only failed, it had devastating effects on the larger habitat making up the Lake of Rage.
We’ve learnt about stat and typing changes made to various Pokémon in development of Pokémon Gold and Silver, including those that were cut… and sometimes brought back into the game.
There’s always something new to discover in the world of Pokémon — even after twenty years!
Not all songs in the Pokémon franchise first debuted in those games – including classics like the Pokémon Centre and the Team Magma/Aqua Leader Battle themes! We’ve gone deep into the history of Game Freak music to spot similarities.
The three Starter lines for Pokémon Gold and Silver changed greatly during development – two were completely different and then scrapped! We explore what we know about their development.
You can’t make a game on your first try, and sometimes not even on your second. While developing Pokémon Gold and Silver, Game Freak went through several designs for Johto, which have now been leaked. Looking at how the world map was refined over the years tells us a lot about the evolution of the game as a whole.
Sprites galore including alternate versions of Pokémon, and changed Trainers, have been released today.
Prototype designs galore including alternate forms and pre-evolutions, a super small Kanto with a drastically different map, and even a Picross minigame!.
Once you’ve purchased your copy of Crystal and defeated the Elite Four, learn where to find the GS Ball and battle Celebi.
Finally, a second generation-focussed Pokédex that provides all the information you need to catch ’em all in Gold, Silver or Crystal.