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Pokémon GO Rumored To Have Big ‘Gen 4’ Evolution Event Soon

A Reddit user who once leaked details about the the 'Pokémon GO' Water Festival is now alleging that an Evolution Event is on the horizon. The event will apparently kick off the addition of Gen 4 monsters.

Video Games July 30, 2018

Pokémon GO Cheaters Will Be Perma-Banned After 3 Violations

Niantic Labs finally placed its campaign against 'Pokémon GO' cheaters into writing with its Three-Strike Discipline Policy. In most cases, cheaters will get their 'Pokémon GO' accounts banned after three infractions.

Video Games July 22, 2018

LOOK: Niantic Unveils Next-Level Augmented Reality That Lets Pikachu Hide Behind Objects

Niantic has developed a new kind of augmented reality that’s more aware about what’s happening in a given scene. The new technology is called occlusion, and it essentially lets Pikachu or any other virtual object hide behind real ones.

Video Games June 29, 2018

‘Pokémon Go’ Users Can Finally Trade Pokémon With Their Friends

‘Pokemon Go’ developer Niantic Labs revealed a new way where trainers can build friendships inside the game. Some of the game’s rewards for building friendships included trading Pokémon.

Video Games June 18, 2018

Generation 1 Pokémon To Receive Generation 7 Alola Forms In ‘Pokémon GO’ Update

‘Pokémon GO’ announced that it would be giving a makeover to several creatures in upcoming releases of the popular video game app. Several Pokémon from the Alola Region are expected to make their debut.

Video Games May 21, 2018

'Pokémon GO' Summer Tour Announced: Will It Be Better Than The 2017 'Pokémon GO' Fest Disaster?

Niantic has announced a new 'Pokémon GO' Summer Tour that will kick off soon, and it will include a 'Pokémon GO' Fest in Chicago. After last year's massive disaster, has Niantic learned from its mistakes?

Video Games May 8, 2018

'Pokémon GO' Earth Day Cleanup Event Will Reward Players For Helping Save The World

Niantic Labs will reward players for helping save the world in the 'Pokémon GO' Earth Day Cleanup. Real-world events of the game carry a bad name, but the Earth Day celebration will likely not fail like the 'Pokémon GO' Fest.

Video Games April 5, 2018

Remember Last Year's 'Pokémon GO' Fest Disaster? Niantic Labs Will Pay $1.6 Million To Attendees

Niantic Labs agreed to pay about $1.6 million to the attendees of last year's 'Pokémon GO' Fest disaster in Chicago. The event was supposed to be the culmination of the 'Pokémon GO' experience, but it was plagued by connectivity issues.

Video Games April 2, 2018

New 'Pokémon GO' Features Might Make You Want To Play Again: Quests, Storyline, And Mew!

'Pokémon GO' will soon launch daily quests named Field Research and Special Research, which will lead players to Mew. Will the new features push old players to once again fire up the mobile game?

Video Games March 27, 2018

Third ‘Pokémon Go’ Community Day Brings Bulbasaur: What You Need To Know

The third 'Pokémon GO' Community Day will take place on March 25 and last for three hours, bringing several perks. This month, the special Pokémon with an exclusive move will be Bulbasaur.

Video Games March 2, 2018

Niantic Reveals New 'Pokémon GO' Trailer Narrated By Stephen Fry

Niantic has released a brand-new ‘Pokémon GO’ trailer starring Stephen Fry. The documentary-inspired trailer reveals Pokémon in their habitats and hints at new creatures coming to the game.

Apps/Software February 2, 2018

'Pokémon GO' Community Days To Bring Special Pokémon, Double XP, And More

Niantic has a new initiative called 'Pokémon GO' Community Day, which will consist of monthly meetups at local parks worldwide. Trainers will get special Pokémon with unique ability, extra Stardust and XP, and more.

Video Games January 13, 2018

'Pokémon GO' Holiday Event 2017: Get New Gen 3 Pokémon, Santa Hat Pikachu, And More

It’s the holiday season and 'Pokémon GO’ is ready to celebrate! The newly released holiday event will bring with it a handful of new Pokémon, equipment, and much more.

Video Games December 23, 2017

Pokémon GO Gets Better AR Features, But Only On iOS

'Pokémon GO' is getting more advanced AR features on iOS, thanks to Apple's ARKit framework. The new AR+ mode brings exciting improvements and a special bonus for Expert Handlers.

Video Games December 20, 2017

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

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 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

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

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