January 13, 2021 (Image Credit: Pokemon.com)
Pokémon, the popular franchise which began with the release of Pocket Monsters Red and Green in February, 1996, and later released outside of Japan as Pokémon Red and Blue, a pair of video games for the original Game Boy handheld system, was created by by Satoshi Tajiri in 1995. The series is immensely popular, with many seen playing Pokémon Go around the Idaho State University campus here in Pocatello.
To mark the 25-year anniversary of the release of the video games, a year-long celebration is being planned. To learn more, visit: https://www.pokemon.com/us/