His name is Red because of his thirst for blood, obviously.
Oh sure, ha ha, it's been so funny to watch Twitch Play's Pokémon's Red bounce around and bump into walls, right? But imagine what it's like for Red, with thousands upon thousands of voices whispering directions to him every second of every day. Not so fun anymore, huh? That's what The Warp Zone suggests with this parody video they put out.