Topic: Pokemon

People Who Play 'Pokémon GO' Are Likely To Be Friendly And Positive

A new study revealed that individuals playing augmented-reality mobile game ‘Pokémon GO’ are more happy and positive. The study looked into the psychological benefits of the game on people's frame of mind.

Video Games April 13, 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

Pokémon GO Water Festival Draws To A Close, But Shiny Magikarp Will Stay

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

Shiny Magikarp Caught In 'Pokémon GO': Are Other Shiny Pokémon On The Way?

After the launch of the Water Festival event for 'Pokémon GO,' players have reported catching a shiny Magikarp. Does this mean that other shiny Pokémon are coming soon to the mobile game?

Video Games March 23, 2017

Game Freak Hiring New Game Developers: Is ‘Pokémon Stars’ For The Nintendo Switch On The Way?

Game Freak, developers of 'Pokémon' games, is reportedly looking for two new developers to work on a brand-new console game. Users online have inevitably speculated that the hiring is for the unofficial 'Pokémon Stars' game for the Nintendo Switch.

Video Games March 20, 2017

Pokémon Trainers, Take Note: Game Boy Emulator Brings 'Pokémon Yellow' To Apple Watch

The Giovanni emulator by iOS software developer Gabriel O'Flaherty-Chan has made it possible to port 'Pokémon Yellow' into the Apple Watch. Is the game able to be properly played on the smartwatch?

Video Games March 20, 2017

'Pokémon GO' Egg Hatching Rates After Gen 2 Pokémon Update: Rarity Chart

The 'Pokémon GO' Gen 2 update brought a number of changes in addition to new Pokémon from the Johto region. For those curious about the egg hatching rate, a new chart maps out the rarity of certain Pokémon.

Video Games March 18, 2017

Man Dies Of Heart Attack After Catching Rare Pokémon Go Monster Lapras

A man died after catching a rare Pokémon Lapras while playing 'Pokémon Go.' The man, Liang Weiming, suffered from a heart attack in excitement of catching this rare monster and died soon after being admitted to the hospital.

Life & Style March 7, 2017

Pokémon GO Guide: How To Evolve Gen 2 Pokémon And The Items That You Need

The Gen 2 update for 'Pokémon GO' added 80 new Pokémon, some of which can only be acquired by evolving Gen 1 Pokémon. Here are all the evolutions involving Gen 2 Pokémon and the items required for some of them.

Video Games February 22, 2017

Pokémon GO GPS Drift: Some Players Are Hatching Eggs Without Walking

Some 'Pokémon GO' players are reporting that the game's GPS drift is greater than ever and they're able to hatch eggs with little to no walking involved. On the other hand, the inaccurate in-game GPS tracker seems to be making things worse for other players.

Video Games February 21, 2017

Unown Spotted In 'Pokémon GO' After Gen 2 Update: Is It Possible To Catch All 26?

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 Gen 2 Update Eeveelutions: How To Evolve Eevee Into Espeon And Umbreon

The massive Gen 2 update for 'Pokémon GO' is now available, adding Espeon and Umbreon as new evolutions for Eevee. Here's how to make sure that evolving an Eevee will result in one of these two new Pokémon.

Video Games February 17, 2017

Pokémon GO Update: 80 Gen 2 Pokémon, New Berries, Evolution Items, And More Coming This Week [Video]

'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

Pokémon GO Will Get Trading, Player vs Player Battles Soon: Why Is It Taking So Long?

It has been previously hinted that Pokémon trading and player vs. player battles will be coming to 'Pokémon GO,' but the features are still nowhere to be found. What is taking Niantic Labs so long to add them?

Video Games February 15, 2017

Milwaukee Stifles 'Pokémon Go': Niantic Labs Now Needs Permit To Use Parks As Monster Hunting Grounds

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

'Pokémon GO' Update 0.55.0 For Android, 1.25.0 For iOS: Improved Loading Times, Pokémon GO Plus Connectivity Fix

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

Thousands Of 'Pokémon Sun' And 'Moon' Players Have Been Banned For Cheating

Almost 6,000 players of 'Pokémon Sun' and 'Moon' have been banned from using the game's Global Link. The players were banned as they were using altered save data to give them an unfair advantage.

Video Games January 27, 2017

Nintendo To Bring The Pikachu Yellow Edition New 3DS XL To The US This February

Nintendo has confirmed that the Nintendo 3DS XL Pikachu Yellow Edition will head stateside, adding another Pokémon-themed system to the broad 3DS roster. The special edition handheld arrives Feb. 24 for $199.99.

Video Games January 26, 2017

'Pokémon Duel' Lets You Take Your Pokémon Journey To A Board Game Via iOS And Android

A new 'Pokémon' game has just been released for iOS and Android. It’s called 'Pokémon Duel,' and it shakes up the traditional Pokémon in place of tactical grid-based gameplay.

Video Games January 24, 2017

Amazon Restocks Pokémon GO Plus Bracelet, Buy Yours Now

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

'Pokémon Sun' And 'Moon' Are Now The Fastest Selling Nintendo Games In History: Beat That, Switch

'Pokémon Sun' and 'Pokémon Moon' have claimed the title as fastest-selling games in Nintendo's history. The milestone revealed that the Nintendo 3DS is as popular as ever, increasing the pressure on the upcoming Nintendo Switch to meet expectations.

Video Games January 23, 2017

Pokémon GO Gets New Update, What Does It Change?

Niantic has launched the latest patch for ‘Pokemon GO’ which features several exciting elements hidden in the APK code. The code has features like new avatar changes, spawning of evolution items and new attack moves embedded in it.

Video Games January 18, 2017

'Ark: Survival Evolved' Mod Replaces Dinosaurs With Pokémon: Try It Now Before It's Taken Down

A mod for 'Ark: Survival Evolved' named 'Pokémon Evolved' replaces the dinosaurs in the game with 30 different types of Pokémon. The mod is increasing in popularity, but it might be taken down soon.

Video Games January 17, 2017

'Pokémon GO' Events: Region Unlocking, Mewtwo, Shiny Pokémon And More

‘Pokémon GO’ players have several exciting events to look forward to in 2017. The launch of 'Mewtwo', 'Gen 2 Pokémon,' legendary Pokémon and many more such thrilling events are on the cards.

Video Games January 16, 2017

Nintendo Switch Leaks Continue: Launch Games Lineup, 'Pokémon Stars' Confirmation, 'The Legend Of Zelda: Breath Of The Wild' Skin, And More

Rumors and leaks continue to pile up for the Nintendo Switch, including the supposed list of launch games for the hybrid console. The official details for the device will soon be known through the presentation on Jan. 12.

Video Games January 11, 2017

'Pokémon Sun' And 'Moon,' 'Final Fantasy XV' Tagged As Amazon's Best-Selling Games For The Holidays

The top-selling video games for Amazon's best holiday season ever are 'Pokémon Sun,' 'Pokémon Moon,' and 'Final Fantasy XV.' Notably missing is 'Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare,' as 'Call of Duty' games have usually sold well for the holidays.

Video Games December 31, 2016

'Pokémon Prism' Leaked By Pirates After Nintendo Shuts Down The Fan-Made Game

Pirates have leaked 'Pokémon Prism,' the fan-made project that was shut down by Nintendo. The game, which is a ROM hack for 'Pokémon Crystal,' allows players to explore the region of Naljo and encounter both familiar and new Pokémon.

Video Games December 30, 2016

Is Touch ID Really Secure? 6-Year-Old Girl Buys $250 Worth Of Pokémon Items Using Sleeping Mom's Thumbprint

Six-year-old Arkansas native Ashlynd Howell was able to place $250 worth of purchases on Amazon without her parents' knowledge. The little girl gained access to a smartphone by scanning her sleeping mother's fingerprint.

Apps/Software December 28, 2016

'Pokémon Sun' And 'Moon' Event: Second Global Mission Tasks Trainers With Catching Or Defeating 1 Million Pokémon Encountered Via Island Scan

The second global mission in 'Pokémon Sun' and 'Moon' is getting off the ground, and this time around, trainers across the globe have to catch or defeat 1 million Pokémon encountered using Island Scan.

Video Games December 27, 2016

Touch ID Is No Match For A 6-Year-Old: Youngster Beats Security Feature, Orders $250 Worth Of Pokémon Items

It’s not everyday that one wakes up with an Amazon bill one doesn’t remember spending. That’s is exactly what happened to a mother in Arkansas, whose daughter’s sly craftiness led to tricking the Touch ID feature on her mother’s iPhone.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech December 27, 2016

'Pokémon GO' Holiday Event To Launch On Christmas Day: What Are The Gifts That Pokémon Trainers Will Receive?

Niantic Labs has finally revealed a holiday event for 'Pokémon GO' that gives players several gifts over Christmas and through the New Year. This will be the third event for the game, after the Halloween and Thanksgiving events.

Video Games December 24, 2016

'Pokémon GO' For The Apple Watch Goes Live

Apple announced that the 'Pokémon GO' for Apple Watch is finally live. This was revealed three months after it was announced last September. The new update will allow users to track Pokémon by using just the watch.

Wearable Tech December 23, 2016

'Pokémon Prism' ROM Hack Gets Shut Down By Nintendo, Days Before It Even Launched

'Pokémon Prism' has now been cancelled by its developer after receiving a cease-and-desist letter from Nintendo’s Australian law firm. The game was supposed to be released Dec. 25 after eight years of development.

Video Games December 22, 2016

'Pokémon GO' Players Have Walked Over 8.7 Billion Kilometers In Total: How Far Is That?

Niantic Labs revealed that 'Pokémon GO' players have collectively walked more than 8.7 billion kilometers (around 5.4 billion miles) while playing since the game was released. In addition, 88 billion Pokémon have been caught over that time.

Video Games December 21, 2016

'Pokémon Sun' And 'Moon' Guide: How To Hatch Eggs Fast

In 'Pokémon Sun' and 'Moon,' trainers can hatch eggs fast and breed one Pokémon after another in a few simple steps. This makes finding the perfect Pokémon with the best nature and preferred gender a lot easier.

Video Games December 19, 2016

Is 'Pokémon GO' No Longer Coming To The Apple Watch? Niantic Answers After Cancellation Email Circulates

An image of an email supposedly coming from a representative of developer Niantic Labs claims that 'Pokémon GO' is no longer coming to the Apple Watch. Niantic Labs has now released an official statement regarding the matter.

Video Games December 18, 2016

'Pokémon Sun' And 'Moon' Guide: Daily Events To Get Rare Pokémon, Level Up Fast And More

To become the very best in 'Pokémon Sun' and 'Moon' as soon as possible, you can take advantage of these daily events that'll help you get rare Pokémon and even level up fast.

Video Games December 9, 2016

Pokémon GO News: Data Mining Reveals Upcoming Update To Bring Pokémon Gender, Shiny Pokémon, Trainer Customizations, And Pokémon Costumes

Massive changes are coming to 'Pokémon GO,' as revealed by data mining on the version 0.49.1 update. The discovered codes include references to genders, shiny Pokémon, customization options, and holiday costumes.

Video Games December 8, 2016

'Pokémon GO' December 12 Update Confirmed As Sprint, Boost Mobile And Sprint At RadioShack Stores Become Gyms And PokéStops

Sprint has announced that its Sprint, Boost Mobile and Sprint at RadioShack stores will turn into PokéStops and Gyms for 'Pokémon GO' starting on Dec. 12. Niantic will unveil new details about the game and new Pokémon.

Internet December 7, 2016

'Pokémon Sun' And 'Moon' Guide: How To Level Up Fast

Not all players in 'Pokémon Sun' and 'Moon' have all the time in the world to train their Pokémon, and if you're one of them, here's a quick guide on how to level up fast in the game.

Video Games December 6, 2016

'Pokémon Sun' and 'Moon' QR Codes: How To Get Magearna

Magearna is now available in 'Pokémon Sun' and 'Moon' via QR code. Here's how to get Magearna, the first Mythical Pokémon you can grab in Alola.

Video Games December 5, 2016

'Pokémon Sun' And 'Moon' Guide: Best Pokémon To Catch

'Pokémon Sun' and 'Moon' has a couple of notable Pokémon with high stats and great abilities to help you win battles. That said, here are some of the best Pokémon to catch so you can become the champion of Alola.

Video Games December 5, 2016

'Pokémon Sun' And 'Moon' Event: First Global Mission Challenges Trainers To Catch 100 Million Pokémon In 2 Weeks

The first global mission event in 'Pokémon Sun' and 'Moon' is kicking off, and it's challenging trainers across the world to catch 100 million Pokémon in two weeks.

Video Games November 29, 2016

'Pokémon Sun' And 'Moon' Guide: How To Capture Salamence Early

'Pokémon Sun' and 'Moon' players have an opportunity to capture Salamence early on Melemele Island, and all they need to do is follow these steps and prepare a lot of patience.

Video Games November 28, 2016

'Pokémon Sun' And 'Moon' Guide: How To Catch Rare Pokémon - Cyndaquil, Totodile, And Chikorita

'Pokémon Sun' and 'Moon' players, you can catch rare Pokémon such as Cyndaquil, Totodile, and Chikorita in the Alola region, and all you need are a bunch of QR codes and a bit of luck.

Video Games November 26, 2016

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