In the Pokémon Trading Card Game (Video Game), the player can choose one of three different decks: Squirtle and Friends, Charmander and Friends, and Bulbasaur and Friends. The player are trained by someone to collect eight medals and all of the legendary cards.
Even though it was released for the Game Boy Color, the cartridge was released as a Game Boy cartridge.
Cards included in the video game are from the real world Generation I sets "Base Set", "Fossil" and "Jungle" with the addition of some Japanese promos and the Japanese "vending machine set" cards.
A sequel was made called '''Pokémon Card GB2: Great Rocket-Dan Sanjō!''' (Japanese: ポケモンカードGB2 GR団参上！,Pokémon Card GB2: Here Comes Team Great Rocket!), but it was never released in English.
The Limited Edition Promo card that comes with the game is a holofoil Meowth.