Guide: Best Pokémon Games Of All Time

Where does Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl rank?

What are the best Pokémon games? Ranking such classics proved difficult given how many of them end up being among the best games of their particular console generation. So we decided to modify our existing ranked list and ask Nintendo Life readers to rate every game in the series — and this is the result!

To be clear, this is just the mainline entries; the games that introduced a new generation of Pokémon to the mix, their sequels, the ultimate versions and the remakes of those games, including the most recent, Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl. Non-mainline spin-offs aren’t included here, though — sorry Pokémon Smile fans.

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