Pokémon Fire Red and LeafGreen, although part of the third generation of Pokémon games (along with Ruby, Sapphire and Emerald), are essentially updated versions of Pokémon Red and Green, but for the GameBoy Advance. The original Red and Green games were released in 1996 by a fledgling company called Game Freak. While the games enjoyed massive success in Japan, it was not until 1998 that the games were released in Europe and North America, where they also experienced success.
Pokémon Fire Red and Leaf Green Follow the tried-and-tested principals and game mechanics of all Pokémon games, where you must take control of a young boy or girl, travel around a distant world capturing and training Pokémon, so that you can win badges And battle the Elite Four. The Pokemon Fire Red guide states that there is a total amount of 386 different Pokemon that can be captured in the game, which is phenomenal compared to the original which only had 150. Consequently, capturing all 386 will earn you a special diploma, which comes With the highest of bragging rights.
The Pokemon Fire Red guide also states that the game takes place in the world of Kanto, and that there are 8 badges to collect, just like in most other games in the series. Each gym member will entertain and fight with a different element of Pokemon. Some will use the 'water' type, others the 'rock' type, and so on. The key to defeating them all and attaining all 8 badges is to use the type of Pokemon that counter whatever type they are using. For example, if they are using the 'water' type, you should use the 'electric' type. A Pokemon like Zapdos or Voltorb would be a good choice.