Niantic announced exciting changes for ‘Pokémon GO’ including 50 new Pokémon. The game is also getting dynamic real-world weather changes, however, and this will influence several aspects.
Video Games December 7, 2017
Ho-Oh is now the latest Legendary Pokémon to become obtainable on 'Pokémon GO,' following in the footsteps of Lugia, Mewtwo, and the Legendary Beasts. But players have only two weeks to catch it via Raid Battles.
Video Games November 28, 2017
A working report from Purdue University researchers estimated that 'Pokémon GO' players caused traffic accidents that resulted in damages worth up to $7.3 billion last year. This is because some players were catching Pokémon and passing Pokéstops while driving.
Video Games November 27, 2017
Niantic just secured $200 million in its Series B funding round. The 'Pokémon GO' developer said it would use the money to make long-term investments in augmented reality games.
Video Games November 27, 2017
‘Pokémon GO’ trainers, listen up: Niantic is daring you all to catch 3 billion Pokémon in a week as part of its ‘Pokemon GO’ global catch event. The rewards, however, might be disappointing.
Video Games November 21, 2017
'Pokémon GO' players can now dress up their avatars with Hawaii-inspired outfits from the Alola region to promote 'Pokémon Ultra Sun' and 'Ultra Moon,' out Nov. 17. Apparently, it’s still summer in November.
Video Games November 14, 2017
Niantic Labs announced 'Harry Potter: Wizards Unite,' an augmented reality game that will be based on the 'Harry Potter' franchise. Will it launch with the same massive hype as 'Pokémon GO'?
Video Games November 9, 2017
Players have long been asking for a new Raid boss lineup, and it appears Niantic is more than happy to oblige. 'Pokémon GO' just got a massive Raid boss shake-up, with old ones now replaced by mostly first-generation Pokémon.
Video Games November 8, 2017
'Pokémon GO' players will see more spawns for ghost-type Pokémon from Oct. 20 until Nov. 2 as part of the game’s Halloween event. Ghost types from Gen 3 are also coming, confirming previous rumors of Hoenn critter infiltrating the game.
Video Games October 20, 2017
Gen 3 Pokémon are coming to 'Pokémon GO' this Halloween, according to a datamine of the latest update. Evidence such as new sound files, music, not to mention a Halloween-themed splash screen give credence to the rumor.
Video Games October 16, 2017
The CEO of 'Pokémon' has confirmed that one-on-one trainer battles and trading will soon come to 'Pokémon GO.' The move is an attempt to make the mobile app more similar to its core RPG siblings.
Video Games September 7, 2017
Niantic has now confirmed that Mewtwo will finally be catchable in 'Pokémon GO' in the coming weeks. But first, you have to learn about a new feature called Exclusive Raid Battles.
Video Games August 15, 2017
'Pokémon GO' players can now try to catch Moltres as Niantic Labs tries to recover from the failed 'Pokémon GO' Fest in Chicago. Here are a few tips on how to catch the fire-type Legendary Pokémon.
Video Games August 1, 2017
In the wake of the failed 'Pokémon GO' Fest in Chicago, Niantic Labs has pushed back some 'Pokémon GO' events in Europe. Is this a good move for the developer, or is it another lawsuit waiting to happen?
Video Games July 29, 2017
Niantic Labs issued an apology and gave out bonuses to make up for the disastrous 'Pokémon GO' Fest. However, some attendees do not think that this is enough and have filed a class action lawsuit against the developer.
Video Games July 29, 2017
The game of passing the blame between developer Niantic Labs and some carriers for the 'Pokémon GO' Fest disaster has officially started. However, players should instead focus on catching Legendary Pokémon, with Moltres and Zapdos to be added soon.
Video Games July 26, 2017
Technical issues turned the 'Pokémon GO' Fest in Grant Park, Chicago into a disaster. The silver lining, no matter how thin, is that Legendary Pokémon have finally been added to the mobile game.
Video Games July 25, 2017
Niantic has finally granted an eternity-long wish for many 'Pokémon GO' players: to put Legendary Pokémon in the game. If you’re aching to catch them all, especially Lugia and Articuno, then read on.
Video Games July 23, 2017
Legendary Pokémon are finally confirmed to be heading into 'Pokémon GO' at the 'Pokémon GO' Fest in Chicago. As players prepare for Legendary Raids, the community has identified Golem as the best bet in taking down the Legendary Birds.
Video Games July 21, 2017
Legendary Pokémon may finally be coming to 'Pokémon GO.' The Silph Road’s datamine of the recent 'Pokémon GO' update shows pertinent code that implies they’ll soon arrive, though it remains a question as to when.
Video Games July 20, 2017
The 'Pokémon GO' anniversary officially kicked off on July 6, with Niantic offering plenty of surprises for all players, including versions of Pikachu and Pichu that are both wearing Ash Ketchum's hat. Here’s how to get them.
Video Games July 8, 2017
'Pokémon Go' is officially one year old, but the Niantic still has plenty planned for the future. In the game's second year, we hope to see trading and Pokémon battles.
Video Games July 6, 2017
The Silph Radio, a new tool from The Silph Road, makes it easier for 'Pokémon GO' players to find allies for raid battles against Pokémon bosses. The Silph Radio is free, but is it legal to use?
Video Games July 5, 2017
A rare bug has been reported to be plaguing 'Pokémon GO' players, which causes their pocket monster to disappear when added to a gym. Niantic hasn’t said anything about the alleged glitch.
Video Games July 3, 2017
Data mining carried out by The Silph Road group on the latest 'Pokémon GO' update revealed code referring to Legendary Battles. This likely means that the highly anticipated legendary Pokémon are finally coming to the mobile game.
Video Games June 23, 2017
Niantic has officially announced that in 'Pokémon GO,' it will begin marking Pokémon caught through cheating. What’s more, these creatures might also misbehave from time to time, potentially spoiling the whole experience.
Video Games June 21, 2017
Niantic has officially unveiled what its next 'Pokémon GO' update brings to the table and it's exciting. Gyms are redesigned and more exciting, while cooperative raid battles herald some serious multiplayer fun.
Video Games June 19, 2017
Niantic Labs is shutting down the Gyms feature of 'Pokémon GO' temporarily. Whatever the developer has in store for players, it will be part of the celebration of the mobile game's upcoming first anniversary.
Video Games June 19, 2017
Hard to believe, but it's been nearly a year since 'Pokémon GO' launched and became one of the biggest crazes of the summer. To celebrate the one-year anniversary, Niantic is hosting events in-game and in the real world.
Apps/Software June 8, 2017
Niantic Labs continues its crackdown against cheaters in 'Pokémon GO' by handing out shadowbans to players who use third-party apps. The developer is seemingly trying to address the prevalent cheating in the mobile game before summer hits.
Video Games May 23, 2017
While not the giant it was when it debuted, Niantic's 'Pokémon GO' still maintains a faithful player base. This summer, the developer wants to bring players back in with the hopes of something 'legendary.'
Apps/Software May 23, 2017
Niantic has announced a new 'Pokémon GO' event called Adventure Week. This event will make it easier to level up your Pokémon, buy items cheaper, and have a chance to capture the elusive Aerodactyl.
Video Games May 17, 2017
'Pokémon GO' is giving its players a nice treat in the form of promo codes. These codes for redeeming freebies are only available for Android for now.
Video Games May 4, 2017
The 'Pokémon Go' Easter Eggstravaganza event has officially started. During the event, players will get double XP, more candy from egg hatches, and surprise 5-kilometer egg hatches.
Video Games April 14, 2017
'Pokémon GO' is still going strong with 65 million monthly players. The interest in the title will likely not die down any time soon, as hints and leaks could mean that co-op gameplay is coming soon to the mobile game.
Video Games April 10, 2017
Niantic Labs surprised 'Pokémon GO' players last week with the addition of the shiny Magikarp as part of the Water Festival. The event has ended, but the developer said that the shiny Pokémon will remain in the game.
Video Games March 30, 2017
'Pokémon GO' events always boost excitement and the latest one could be the best one yet, helping players catch Lapras in the wild. The new 'Pokémon GO' Water Festival boosts chances of catching water-type Pokémon, so get ready to make some waves.
Video Games March 23, 2017
A ‘Pokémon GO’ player discovered a glitch that can bypass the speed limit restriction of the popular mobile game. Developer Niantic put a speed limit restriction on the game to prevent accidents for those playing while driving.
Video Games March 20, 2017
The mysterious Unown has been added to 'Pokémon GO' in the Gen 2 update. Is it possible to capture all 26 kinds of the Unown, one for each letter of the alphabet?
Video Games February 20, 2017
'Pokémon GO' is ready to receive its biggest update since launch, with 80 new Pokémon joining the party later this week. Other changes and improvements are also in the mix, so here's what the update will bring.
Video Games February 15, 2017
The Milwaukee County Board approved an ordinance that will require developers to acquire permits before using the county's parks as locations in games. The ruling was passed in response to the damage that 'Pokémon GO' players caused to Lake Park.
Video Games February 7, 2017
Newer versions of the 'Pokémon GO' app for Android and iOS have now come out, although the changes are minor, to say the least. The new version brings over shorter loading times on Android, minor text fixes, and more.
Video Games January 30, 2017
'Pokémon GO' has finally made its debut in South Korea, six months after its initial launch in other markets. Why is South Korea so late to the party?
Video Games January 24, 2017
The Pokémon GO Plus Bracelet has now been restocked by Amazon. The hard-to-get accessory is now up for purchase on the e-retailer and will set you back anywhere between $45 to $52.
Wearable Tech January 24, 2017
Niantic has finally announced that the ‘Pokémon GO’ server issues have been resolved. The players will soon get to access their favorite game and indulge in using the updated version.
Video Games January 20, 2017