Pokémon Trading Card Game

Pokémon Trading Card Game
System Game Boy Color
Developer Hudson Soft
Genre Card Battle
Series Pokémon Series

Based on the Pokémon Trading Card Game by Wizards of the Coast, you play a boy named Mark who wants to become the Pokémon TCG champion. He gets his first set from the local professor, and is taught how to play.

Choose a Pokémon card from your desk and issue Energy cards of the right type to it so it can use its attacks.

Outside of card battles you can issue challenges to other characters and collect cards and items. You can also arrange your deck and develop strategies to use in battle.

Release Information

Region Name Release
Japan ポケモンカードGB Pokémon Card GB 18 Dec 1998
US Pokémon Trading Card Game 10 Apr 2000
Europe Pokémon Trading Card Game 14 Dec 2000


System Japan U.S. Europe
Nintendo 3DS Virtual Console 24 Dec 2014 13 Nov 2014 10 Jul 2014