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Be Careful, 'Pokémon GO' Players! The Game May Have Caused Billions Of Dollars In Damages Last Year

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

Nintendo Switch Demand To Go Through The Roof Next Year If 'Pokémon' Game Is Released, Analyst Says

The Nintendo Switch demand will go up even higher if the planned 'Pokémon' game for the hybrid console is released next year. This is according to NPD analyst Mat Piscatella, who also compared Nintendo Switch sales to the Nintendo Wii.

Video Games November 26, 2017

'Pokémon Ultra Sun,' 'Ultra Moon' Virtual Console Features Contain A Tribute To Late Nintendo Head Satoru Iwata

In 'Pokémon Ultra Sun' and 'Ultra Moon,' there's a touching tribute to Nintendo's late chief Satoru Iwata. All you need is a Pokémon carried over from 'Pokémon Silver' to see it in the game.

Video Games November 25, 2017

'Pokémon Ultra Sun' And 'Ultra Moon' Guide: How To Catch Shiny Pokémon Fast With Wormhole Running

Shiny Pokémon are hard to come by, but it looks like the Ultra Wormholes will up your chances. That said, here's how to catch shiny Pokémon in 'Pokémon Ultra Sun' and 'Ultra Moon.'

Video Games November 20, 2017

Mimikyu Has A Z-Move In ‘Pokemon Ultra Sun’ And ‘Ultra Moon’ And It’s Downright Creepy

Mimikyu is now the latest Pokémon to get its own Z-Move, included as part of 'Pokémon Ultra Sun' and 'Ultra Moon,' out Nov. 17. Adorable or downright creepy? You decide.

Video Games November 13, 2017

Team Rocket Blasts Off To 'Pokémon Ultra Sun' And 'Ultra Moon' Along With Many Other Pokémon Villains

Giovanni is making a comeback, and he's bringing all the other villainous Pokémon team leaders along and forming the Team Rainbow Rocket in 'Pokémon Ultra Sun' And 'Ultra Moon.'

Video Games November 3, 2017

'Pokémon Sun' And 'Moon' Guide: How To Get Ash's Pikachu And Pikashunium Z

Attention, 'Pokémon Sun' and 'Moon' players: Ash's Pikachu is now up for grabs via Mystery Gift. To make things even better, they come with the Z-Crystal Pikashunium Z.

Video Games September 19, 2017

New Nintendo 2DS XL Poké Ball Edition Unveiled, And It Just Inspires You To Catch 'Em All

Nintendo is making the upcoming 'Pokémon Ultra Sun' and 'Ultra Moon' and 'Pokémon Gold' and 'Silver' a little more special with the Poké Ball edition of the New 2DS XL. There's a Pikachu edition in store too.

Video Games September 14, 2017

Pokémon CEO Told Nintendo The Switch Wouldn’t Be Successful: ‘I Was Wrong’

There’s no doubt about it, the Switch is proving to be a success for Nintendo. However, CEO Tsunekazu Ishihara actually once thought it wouldn’t sell, not in a smartphone-dominated world.

Video Games September 6, 2017

Pokémon Ultra Sun And Ultra Moon: How To Get Dusk Form Lycanroc

Nintendo has now revealed how to obtain the Dusk Form Lycanroc once 'Pokémon Ultra Sun' and 'Ultra Moon' launch in November. Long story short: there’s only a two-month availability window, so hurry.

Video Games August 12, 2017

Dusk Form Lycanroc Revealed For 'Pokémon Ultra Sun' and 'Ultra Moon': Will There Be A Dawn Form Too?

The Pokémon Company revealed the Dusk Form of Lycanroc as a new Pokémon that will be available in the upcoming 'Pokémon Ultra Sun' and 'Ultra Moon.' It is unclear, however, how players will be able to acquire it.

Video Games August 7, 2017

Moltres Blazes Into 'Pokémon GO': Here's How To Catch The Fire-Type Legendary Pokémon

'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

Some 'Pokémon GO' Events In Europe Pushed Back After 'Pokémon GO' Fest Disaster In Chicago: Good Move Or Another Mistake?

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 In Trouble Over 'Pokémon GO' Fest Disaster: Unhappy Attendees File Class Action Lawsuit

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

Niantic Passes Blame For 'Pokémon GO' Fest Disaster To Carriers, But Players Should Focus On Catching Moltres And Zapdos

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

Pokémon GO Guide: How To Catch The Legendary Pokémon Articuno And Lugia

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 Pokemon Are Finally Coming To 'Pokémon GO,' And You'll Need Golem To Catch 'Em All

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

Pokémon GO: How To Unlock Legendary Pokémon Go Such As The Legendary Birds Or MewTwo

Legendary Pokémon are almost here. Here's what you need to know about unlocking and capturing these rare creatures.

Video Games July 20, 2017

Pokémon GO Players Worldwide Will Need To Work Together For Pokémon GO Fest: Here's What's At Stake

Players worldwide will need to work together with those attending the 'Pokémon GO' Fest in Grant Park, Chicago to unlock all the secrets of the mobile game's first real-world event. Here's what's at stake for 'Pokémon GO' players.

Video Games July 13, 2017

Legendary Pokémon Coming Very Soon To 'Pokémon GO': Here Are The Clues

Legendary Pokémon are finally coming to 'Pokémon GO,' as teased by a series of clues. One clue even provides a hint that they will arrive to the mobile game in a matter of days.

Video Games July 12, 2017

Pokémon GO Anniversary Event: How To Get Pichu, Pikachu With Ash's Hat

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 Turns One Year Old Today: Here's What Niantic Has Planned For The Next Year

'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

New 'Pokémon GO' Tool Helps Trainers Find Allies For Raid Battles: Is It Legal?

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

Pokémon GO Code Reveals That Legendary Pokémon Are Finally Coming To The Game

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

Nintendo Confirms 'Metroid Prime 4,' 'Pokémon' RPG, 'Kirby,' And 'Yoshi' Will Not Launch For Nintendo Switch This Year

A Nintendo executive confirmed that 'Metroid Prime 4,' the new 'Pokémon' RPG, 'Yoshi,' and 'Kirby' will not arrive on the Nintendo Switch this year. For the first two titles, gamers may even have to wait beyond 2018.

Video Games June 22, 2017

Pokémon GO Cheaters, Beware: Pokémon Caught Using 'Third-Party Services' Will Be Branded

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

Pokémon GO Gyms Shutting Down: What Does Niantic Labs Have In Store For Pokémon Trainers?

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

E3 2017: Mario, Pokémon, Zelda, And All The Announcements From Nintendo Direct

Going into E3 2017, Nintendo needed to keep up the momentum for the Switch after a successful launch back in March. The Nintendo Direct definitely delivered with news about Mario, Pokémon, Zelda, and more.

Video Games June 13, 2017

'Pokémon GO' And Niantic Celebrate 1 Year Anniversary With In-Game And Real World Events

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

Nintendo Switch Needs A Pokémon RPG: 'Pokkén Tournament DX' Won't Be Enough

Instead of the hotly anticipated, if rumored Switch title 'Pokémon Stars,' we’re getting a 'Pokken Tournament' port, instead. Will there ever be a mainline Pokémon entry on the Switch?

Video Games June 8, 2017

Pokémon Direct: Nintendo Gets A Headstart On E3 With Three Pokémon Reveals

Nintendo decided to get a headstart on E3 with a Pokémon Direct just under a week before the trade show. While the 3DS got the usual Pokémon love, the Switch will also be getting its first taste of Pokémon.

Video Games June 6, 2017

Pokémon GO: Here's Everything We Know About The Upcoming Pokémon-Themed Nintendo Direct

Curious about the future of 'Pokémon Go?' Here's what we expect from tomorrow's Nintendo Direct event.

Video Games June 5, 2017

There's A Ghost Girl In 'Magikarp Jump': Would You Like To Meet Her?

The latest mobile 'Pokémon' game, 'Magikarp Jump,' contains a few secrets, including a Ghost Girl. Here is how players and their Magikarp can meet her, and it involves a broken TV.

Video Games June 5, 2017

Pokémon News: Magnemite Music Video, 'Pokémon Rumble'-like Mobile Game, 'Magikarp Jump,' And More

There’s been a whirlwind of news about 'Pokémon' lately, from mobile apps to music videos to rumors of a new RPG on the 3DS. Here’s a handy recap to keep you up to date with the latest 'Pokémon' news.

Video Games June 1, 2017

Pokémon Will Get A Fourth App Game On iOS And Android

Nintendo and the Pokémon Company have discovered the money-making power of Pokémon on smart devices. To that end, a new app game has been announced for iOS and Android with no release date.

Video Games May 31, 2017

Here's How To Evolve Your Magikarp Into Gyarados In The Pokémon Mobile Game 'Magikarp Jump'

The Pokémon Company’s new game, 'Magikarp Jump,' surprisingly stars the underwhelming Magikarp, with players tasked to enter the Pokémon in jumping competitions. However, if you’ve ever wondered if the game lets you evolve it into Gyarados, then you’re right.

Video Games May 29, 2017

Game Freak Job Listing Shows New Nintendo 3DS RPG On The Way: Pokémon RPG Coming Soon?

There might be a new 'Pokémon' RPG game for the Nintendo 3DS soon. Game Freak is now looking for a 3D programmer to work on an unannounced RPG title.

Video Games May 26, 2017

Tips And Tricks For 'Magikarp Jump': Here's How To Train The Useless Pokémon Into A Champion Jumper

'Magikarp Jump' is the latest Pokémon game for iOS and Android mobile devices. Players will need to train otherwise useless Magikarps into champion jumpers, and here are a few tips and tricks to do that.

Video Games May 26, 2017

New Pokémon Mobile Game Offers Control Over The Last Pokémon Anyone Wants

While Niantic has carved out a nice section of the iOS/Android app space with 'Pokémon GO,' The Pokémon Company isn't resting on its laurels. The team has released a new game for fans to train one Pokémon, and it's not the one anyone expects.

Apps/Software May 25, 2017

Niantic Wants 'Pokémon GO' To Have A 'Legendary' Summer

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

Get Ready To Rock: 'Pokémon GO' Announces 'Adventure Week' With Chances At Rare Pokémon

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

Legend Of Zelda Smartphone Game Coming Soon, Plus A Mobile Pokémon Card Game To Boot: Report

Nintendo could launch a 'Legend of Zelda' smartphone game after it rolls out the anticipated mobile version of 'Animal Crossing' in the second half of 2017. To make things even better, a Pokémon card game is also expected.

Video Games May 15, 2017

'Pokémon Red' And 'Green,' 'Donkey Kong,' 'Halo,' And 'Street Fighter II' Are 2017's Video Game Hall Of Fame Inductees

Several games have just been added to the World Video Game Hall of Fame. Take a look at this year’s Hall of Fame inductees and see if you agree.

Video Games May 5, 2017

Pokémon GO Promo Codes Heading To Android Players: Get Free Poké Balls, Lure Modules, Lucky Eggs, And More Soon

'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

Pokémon GO Still Going Strong: 65 Million Monthly Players, Co-Op Gameplay Coming Soon

'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

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