Return to the beloved Johto region first introduced in the Pokémon Gold
and Silver Version games for the portable Game Boy™ system. Several new
enhancements for the series, such as updated graphics and touch screen
features, enrich these timeless adventures, and the new Pokéwalker™
accessory allows players to take their favorite Pokémon with them
wherever they go. Both games feature detailed graphics that spotlight
the unique environments and hundreds of Pokémon that players can
encounter and catch. Players can even see and interact with their
favorite Pokémon outside of battle, selecting one from their team to
follow behind them as they travel through the Johto region.
Players become a Pokémon Trainer, traveling from town to town across
the Johto region on an adventure to catch, train and battle Pokémon.
Players can take their favorite Pokémon with them wherever they go
using the new Pokéwalker accessory. Wirelessly transfer a Pokémon to
the Pokéwalker and walk them through virtual routes as the player
walks around in real life. By walking, players earn Watts that can be
used to encounter and catch wild Pokémon or search for hidden items.
The Pokémon in the Pokéwalker will gain experience points as the
player walks, and can even go up one level when they are transferred
back into the game. Players also can wirelessly connect two
Pokéwalkers to get special gifts.
For the first time, any Pokémon can follow players on their journey
outside of the Poké Ball. Your favorite Pokémon can always be at your
Players with a wireless broadband connection can interact with their
friends who have either the Pokémon HeartGold or SoulSilver Version
game to trade or battle Pokémon via the Nintendo® Wi-Fi Connection
service. Players can also battle and trade with others via a local
An internal clock keeps track of the time of day and the day of the
week. Some special events will only happen on certain days or at
certain times of day.