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Pokémon Trading Card Game (game)

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Pokémon Trading Card Game
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Developer(s): Hudson Soft
Publisher(s): Nintendo
Platform: Game Boy Color
Category: Card
Players: 1-2 players simultaneous
Successor: Pokémon Card GB2: Here Comes Team GR!
Release dates
N. America: April 10, 2000
Japan: December 18, 1998
Europe: December 15, 2000
Australia: April 7, 2000
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©1998 Nintendo/Creatures inc./Game Freak inc.
Wizards of the Coast is a trademark of Wizards of the Coast, Inc.

Pokémon Trading Card Game is a Game Boy Color game in the Pokémon series, specifically the first video game in the Pokémon Trading Card game sub-series. The game can also be played on a Game Boy but with some features disabled.


A digital version of the physical Pokémon Trading Card Game produced by Wizards of the Coast. As Mark, the player aims to become a Pokémon Trading Card Game champion, rivalled by Ronald. On the way, the player encounters Club Masters, who must be defeated to earn Master Medals and take on the four Grand Masters. The player battles other trainers using Pokémon cards supplied with Energy Cards.

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