In one of their latest Region Locked segments, the folks at Did You Know Gaming take a look at Pokémon’s Japanese-exclusive game for Nintendo’s Wii console.
The Pokémon Mystery Dungeon series is a series of spin-off games developed by Spike Chunsoft. Being the longest-running series of spin-off games, it currently includes eleven different games, and has been expanded into several manga and several anime specials.
A poster from Pokémon Super Mystery Dungeon, featuring characters from all entries in the series except for the WiiWare games
The first pair of games in the series, Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Red Rescue Team and Blue Rescue Team, were released on the Game Boy Advance and the Nintendo DS in in Japan on November 17, 2005, in North America on September 18, 2006, and elsewhere during the rest of 2006 and 2007.
The games feature all 386 Pokémon from Generation I, II, and III. An anime special loosely based on the game, Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Team Go-Getters Out of the Gate!, first aired in Japan on March 23, 2007 and in the United States on September 8, 2006. A manga series based on the games, Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Ginji’s Rescue Team, was also released. In South Korea, only Blue Rescue Team was released, but the free PC demo Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Gold Rescue Team was also available.
Through their analysis of this game and its gameplay, you may learn some fun facts about Pokémon Mystery Dungeon and have the making of it explained.
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