- Director:Junichi Masuda
- Writer:Toshinobu Matsumiya,Kenji Matsushima
|Ikue Ôtani||-||Pikachu (voice)|
The first Pokemon game to receive a simultaneous worldwide release.
The first main series Pokemon game to not be named after a color (Green, Blue, Red, Platinum, Black, White) or precious metal (Gold, Silver, Emerald, Diamond, Pearl, Ruby, Sapphire).
The first game since Gold and Silver to introduce a new type.
First of the main series games, since Pokemon Yellow, to use the voice of Ikue Ôtani as Pikachu.
The sixth generation of the Pokemon franchise.
The first main series Pokémon game with 3D graphics.