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Game Details:

Developer: Hudson Soft
Publisher: Nintendo
Platform: Nintendo Game Boy Color
Release Dates Japan: December 18th, 1998 (GBC), December 24th, 2014 (3DS VC), August 8th, 2023 (NSO)
Release Dates North America: April 10th, 2000 (GBC), November 13th, 2014 (3DS VC), August 8th, 2023 (NSO)
Release Dates Europe: December 15th, 2000 (GBC), July 10th, 2014 (3DS VC), August 8th, 2023 (NSO)
Release Dates Australia: April 7th, 2000 (GBC), July 11th, 2014 (3DS VC), August 8th, 2023 (NSO)
Mode(s): Single player, Multiplayer
Rating(s): CERO: A (JPN), ESRB: E (USA), PEGI: 3+ (EUR), ACB: G (AUS)
Controller(s): Nintendo Game Boy Color
Extra Contents: TCG Main Page


Pokémon Trading Card Game is a side game for the Nintendo Game Boy Color that is based on the physical trading card game.


The greatest Pokémon Trading Card Game players of all time—The Grand Masters—are looking for one player worthy of inheriting the four rare Legendary Pokémon Cards! Build decks with the Auto Deck Machine, hone your skills on the Challenge Machine, and test your ability in the Challenge Hall. Expand your card collection, duel your way through eight Club Masters, and earn the right to challenge the Grand Masters in the Pokémon Dome! Shadowy figures, wise instructors and powerful opponents await you in this trading card game adventure!

Pokémon Trading Card Game and Pokémon Stadium 2 Arrive on Nintendo Switch


Strap in for a blast to Pokémon’s past with your Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack membership.

Another pair of classic Pokémon games is now available for Nintendo Switch Online members. If you have the standard Nintendo Switch Online membership plan, you can play the Game Boy Color version of Pokémon Trading Card Game through the service’s Game Boy – Nintendo Switch Online library.

First released in 2000, Pokémon Trading Card Game lets you experience the world of the Pokémon TCG in video game form. In this title, you travel throughout the land, battling opponents, collecting booster packs, and attempting to assemble the ultimate deck in your search for rare and powerful “Legendary Pokémon cards.” Although some of the rules may differ from the current Pokémon TCG, fans will enjoy this journey through the early days of the game.


  • Experience the world of the Pokémon TCG in video game form!
  • Assemble the ultimate deck in your search for rare and powerful Legendary Pokémon cards.


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