For many fans of Pokemon, the ability to play the original Red, Blue, and Yellow versions on the 3DS has been a long standing wish. With the latest Nintendo direct confirming their release on February 27th, 2016, the same day the original games launched, it would seem that dream has finally come true.

While the games will stay true to their original counterparts, players will now be able to use their 3DS’ local wireless communications in order to battle and trade with their friends. If you grew up playing the Pokemon games, will you be excited to pick these games up? If you’ve never played them before, are you curious to try out the games that started it all? Give us your feedback in the comments!