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Pokémon GO Getting 50 New Pokémon, But Here's How Dynamic Real-World Weather Will InfluenceThe Game

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

You Can Now Catch Ho-Oh On ‘Pokémon GO’ Until Dec. 12

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

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

Pokémon GO Developer Raises $200 Million In Funding As It Prepares For Augmented Reality ‘Harry Potter’

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

Niantic Dares ‘Pokémon GO’ Trainers To Catch 3 Billion Pokémon As Part Global Catch Event

‘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

You Can Wear Alola Outfits In ‘Pokémon GO’: Here’s How

'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

Harry Potter: Wizards Unite Is The Next AR Game By 'Pokémon GO' Developer Niantic Labs

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

These Are The New Raid Bosses In 'Pokémon GO'

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

Niantic Confirms ‘Pokémon GO’ Halloween Event: Gen 3 Pokémon Are Officially Arriving

'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

Pokémon GO Datamine Reveals Gen 3 Pokémon From ‘Ruby’ And ‘Sapphire’ May Arrive During Halloween Event

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

Even 'Pokémon GO' Was Used By Russian Troll Farm To Divide America

Russia's efforts to divide America used Facebook, Google, Twitter, YouTube, Tumblr, and even 'Pokémon GO.' The mobile game was exploited by a fake Black Lives Matter campaign that was linked to the Kremlin's Internet Research Agency.

Internet October 13, 2017

Pokémon CEO Confirms ‘Pokémon GO’ Will Be More Like The Mainline Games: Trading, 1-On-1 Battles Planned

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

Legendary Pokémon Mewtwo Is Coming To ‘Pokémon GO’: Here’s How To Catch It

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

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

The 'Pokémon GO' Fest In Chicago Was A Disaster: Tickets Were Refunded As Connectivity Issues Plagued The Mobile Game

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

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 Update Version 0.69.0 Gets Datamined, Reveals Legendary Pokémon Are Nearing Launch

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

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

Attention, Pokémon Trainers: 'Pokémon GO' Bug May Take Away Your Pokémon Forever

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

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

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 Update Officially Detailed: New Gyms, Multiplayer Raids And More

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

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

'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

Pokémon Ultra Sun And Ultra Moon Aren't Enough: Nintendo Owes Its Fans Better

Nintendo's Pokémon-themed Nintendo Direct turned out to be a disappointment and Nintendo owes its fans better. Here's what Nintendo needs to do to make things right.

Video Games June 7, 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

Niantic Continues Crackdown On 'Pokémon GO' Cheaters With Shadowbans: Here's What Happens If You're Caught

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

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

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 Easter ‘Eggstravaganza’ Starts: More Candy, Double XP, And Gen 2 Starters From Egg Hatches

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 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

Pokémon GO Water Festival Event Announced: Catch Lapras, Gyarados, And More Water-Type Critters

'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

Pokémon GO Players Finds A Neat Trick To Bypass The Game's Speed Cap

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

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