Hey, Pokemon fans, when exactly did you hop aboard the Pokemon hype wagon? Nintendo's long-running gravy train has been going strong for a good 17 years now, with the next installment(s) fast approaching. How many of you can remember how it all started -- or how it looked? Well, here's a handy comparison image to remind you.
This picture was posted on Twitter by user @Ugusyan and has been retweeted across the social media site 21,336 times and counting. It really hits you right in the nostalgia glands, for those of us who were there to see the series first take off. If 1996 was before your time, then consider this a lesson in game evolution.