Exploring 20 Years of Pokémon Video Games and How They Took the World by Storm

The Verge has created a new video where they explore the past 20 years of the Pokémon video game series and explains how the hundreds of digital creatures took the world by storm.

Pokemon celebrates the twentieth anniversary of the game’s first release in Japan. In two decades, it’s become nearly as iconic for our generation as Mickey Mouse. Nintendo’s sold hundred of millions of video games, and the Pokemon trading cards have been distributed in the billions This is a handy timeline of the franchise’s success.