Tag: The Pokemon Company

Pokémon Sleep Is A Game Where You Play By Sleeping

After walking, The Pokémon Company wants to take on sleeping next. Pokémon Sleep, due out in 2020, will reward players based on their sleeping habits.

Video Games May 29, 2019

Pokémon Rumble Rush Is The Newest Pokémon Game On Mobile

Surprise, a new ‘Pokémon’ game just appeared. It’s called ‘Rumble Rush,’ which is seemingly the game announced back in 2017 that was then called ‘Pokéland.’

Video Games May 16, 2019

Pokémon GO Testing Lunch Hour Raids, And It Might Become A Regular Thing

Get out of the break room and start participating in raid battles. Niantic just announced it’s going to test 'Pokémon GO' Lunch Hour raids on March 13, and it might be a thing going forward.

Video Games March 9, 2019

Pokémon Sword And Shield Announced For Nintendo Switch: Meet The Starters

'Pokémon Sword' and 'Pokémon Shield,' out later this year, are the first mainline 'Pokémon' entries for the Nintendo Switch. The games will take place in a new region called Galar, and features three new starters: Grookey, Scorbunny, and Sobble.

Video Games February 28, 2019

New ‘Pokémon GO’ Item Called Team Medallion Will Let You Change Teams, But Here’s The Catch

A new item called the Team Medallion will become available starting Feb. 26 in 'Pokémon GO.' For $1,000 PokéCoins, it allows players to switch teams, but only once per year.

Video Games February 22, 2019

Twitch To Stream The Entire ‘Pokémon’ Animated Series, Movies — And You Can Get Badges While Watching

Before, it's Twitch Plays ‘Pokémon’ but now, it’s Twitch Watches ‘Pokémon.’ Catch 19 seasons and 16 movies of the entire 'Pokémon' anime on Twitch beginning Aug. 27.

Movies/TV Shows August 24, 2018

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

E3 2018: ‘Pokémon: Let’s Go Pikachu!’ And ‘Let’s Go Eevee’ — Poké Ball Plus Details Revealed

Think the Poké Ball Plus is just an overpriced accessory? Think again. The little toy actually packs a lot of features, like the fact that it can be used to control the entire game.

Video Games June 13, 2018

Get Legendaries Raikou And Entei Are On ‘Pokémon Ultra Sun’ And ‘Ultra Moon’ For Free: Here’s How

Entei and Raikou are free to get if you’re a ‘Sun’ and ‘Moon’ and ‘Ultra Sun’ and ‘Ultra Moon' player. Both Legendaries are available in the United States until April 29.

Video Games April 23, 2018

'Pokémon Ultra Sun' And 'Ultra Moon' Get New Mythical Pokémon: Meet Zeraora [Official Trailer Video]

The Pokémon Company announced the availability of a new electric-type monster in 'Pokémon Ultra Sun' and 'Ultra Moon.' Called Zeraora, the Pokémon can be as fast as a lightning strike at max speed, and has some neat skills.

Video Games April 10, 2018

'Pokémon' For Nintendo Switch Release Date Possibly Teased By Job Listing

A job listing posted by The Pokémon Company may have teased the release date for the upcoming 'Pokémon' RPG for the Nintendo Switch. The game may arrive just in time for this year's holiday season, if the speculations are correct.

Video Games February 12, 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

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

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

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

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

Game Freak Confirms ‘Pokémon Ultra Sun’ And ‘Ultra Moon’ Are The Last Pokémon RPGs On The 3DS

Game Freak has confirmed that after 'Pokémon Ultra Sun' and 'Ultra Moon,' there will be no more RPG 'Pokémon' titles in development for the 3DS, signaling the end of an era. The company might be pivoting to the Nintendo Switch.

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

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

New ‘Pokémon Ultra Sun,’ ‘Ultra Moon’ Trailer Released: New Z Moves, Photo Club, Necrozma, And Walking Pokémon? [Video]

A brand-new trailer for 'Pokémon Ultra Sun and 'Ultra Moon' has now been released, containing few hints on the major changes from last year’s 'Sun' and 'Moon.' Alongside the cute new Photo Club, a beloved feature might make a return.

Video Games August 19, 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

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

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

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 Sun And Moon Guide: How To Get The Shiny Legendary Pokémon Tapu Koko

'Pokémon Sun' And 'Moon' players may now receive a free shiny Tapu Koko via Mystery Gift. The level 60 Pokémon holds an Electric Seed and boasts Nature's Madness, Discharge, Agility, and Electro Ball as its moveset.

Video Games July 14, 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

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 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

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 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

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

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

The Pokémon Company May Release New Pokémon GO Plus Accessory To Keep Players Safe

The Pokémon Company's CEO Tsunekazu Ishihara revealed that a new Pokémon GO accessory is in the works. It cited Nintendo as a developer partner to produce a device that will ensure gameplay is safe for trainers.

Video Games January 30, 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

'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

Pokémon GO Plus vs. Apple Watch: Which Wearable Is Better To Help You Catch 'Em All?

Niantic has just released the official 'Pokémon GO' app for the Apple Watch, but how does it stack up to the stand-alone Pokémon GO Plus accessory? Let’s determine which holds more mettle.

Video Games December 25, 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' Tips And Tricks: How To Hatch New Pokémon From Eggs

The latest 'Pokémon GO' update rolled out with new content, including Gen 2 Pokémon. You need to walk between 2 and 10 km to hatch the new Pokémon, so here's what you need to know.

Video Games December 14, 2016

'Pokémon GO' Gen 2 Update Now Live, But Fans Aren't Happy

A new 'Pokémon GO' update has now gone live, finally bringing second-generation Pokémon into the game. But as of this time, the number of new creatures is nowhere near 100, to the disappointment of many.

Video Games December 12, 2016

'Pokémon GO' Turns More Than 7,800 Starbucks Stores Into PokéStops And Gyms: Frappuccino With A Side Of Poké Ball

Half of all Starbucks stores in the United States will be turned into PokéStops or Gyms beginning Dec. 8 as part of Niantic’s partnership with the beverage chain. In tow is a 'Pokémon GO'-themed frappuccino to complement the event.

Video Games December 8, 2016

'Pokémon GO' May Get 100 Gen 2 Pokémon Soon: Leaked Starbucks Promo Reveals Details

Second-generation Pokémon may finally hit 'Pokémon GO' in time for a Starbucks promotional event. Beginning Dec. 8, select Starbucks stores will be turned into a PokéStop or a Gym where players can unlock a custom 'Pokémon GO' beverage.

Apps/Software December 6, 2016

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