Pokémon Go trainers will soon be happening upon monsters from the Sinnoh region, publisher Niantic announced today. Those are the little guys from 2006's Pokémon Pearl and Diamond and 2008's Pokémon Platinum. They should be in-game sometime this week. [Update—11:25 am ET: Some readers are saying these Pokémon are…
This weekend, a typhoon hit Japan. Pokémon Go players noticed something: a warning system.
Over the weekend, this weird-looking Pokemon began popping up in Pokémon Go. Players wanted to know more about it, but they couldn’t even catch it; when they tried, the creature would often turn into a Ditto. No shortage of memes and conspiracy theories ensued, but this morning Nintendo introduced the creature in a…
A new creature has appeared in Pokémon Go, and no one seems quite sure what it is or what it is doing.
Taiwanese feng shui master Chen San-yuan sure likes Pokémon Go. He has nine phones affixed to his bicycle and another two he’s carrying around for catching Pokémon around Taipei.
A 51-year-old man in Kobe has been arrested for allegedly violating Japan’s stalking law. The suspect, however, said he wasn’t stalking a 33-year-old woman, but just playing Pokémon Go near her house.
A 71-year-old man and his adult son were arrested for allegedly assaulting another player they claimed had stolen their Gym and threw a Gatorade bottle at their car.
Two years after release, publisher Niantic finally announced that trading and friends lists will be coming to Pokémon Go.
The Alola version of Exeggutor turned the Pocket Monster into a full-sized palm tree. The character’s design was rather silly! So is this Pokémon Go depiction.
A Malian immigrant heroically rescued a four-year-old Parisian child dangling from a balcony on Monday with Spider-Man-like nimbleness. Today, we got an answer to the million-dollar question, “Where were his parents?” According to authorities, the parent he lives with, his father, was out catching Pokémon.
Pokémon Go will get Sun and Moon’s Alolan forms, Niantic announced today. No release date yet, but the devs say you can expect an update holding the new variety of monsters within the next couple of weeks.
A year after Pokémon Go Fest’s calamitous Chicago debut, the event is coming back. Anyone who heard about the misery its 30,000 attendees stood through might be a little surprised, but today, developer Niantic announced 2018's Pokémon Go Tour across Japan, Germany and the U.S. between June 30 and July 1.
Once upon a time, there was an NPC Pokémon trainer called “Youngster Joey” who boasted that he owned a Rattata in the top percentage of all Rattatas. Players kicked his ass anyway, of course. Years later, Pokémon fans are still keeping Youngster Joey’s memory alive by training truly powerful Rattata.
Back when Pokémon Red and Blue came out, there was a rumor surrounding the elusive legendary, Mew. As kids around the playground told it, you could find the mythical Pokémon under a truck near the S.S. Anne. The rumor, though pervasive, was complete bullshit. But now, 22 years later, Pokémon fans are technically …
Pokémon Go continues to add some structure beyond “capture everything,” with Niantic announcing that the AR game will soon add more interesting ways to play the game and earn rewards.
Coming in 2018 to iOS and Android devices, Ghostbusters World is an augmented reality game in which players catch specters, ghosts and the odd free floating, full torso, vaporous apparition. It sounds like Pokemon Go, only every monster is ghost type and there’s no Team Valor. Perfect. Here’s the official website.
You should watch this fascinating Trainer Tips documentary on the world’s top Pokémon Go player, and the incredibly competitive gaming scene he inspires in Singapore.
Pokemon Go player Rickey Yaneza stood in New York’s High Line park, built on what was once a stretch of elevated train tracks, waiting for Mewtwo. It was an EX Raid, an invitation-only in-game event where teams of 20 players can fight to take down the game’s strongest Pokemon and, if they win, add it to their rosters.…
Pokémon Go has been through the wringer since its troubled release in July, 2016. A major complaint: Players struggle to know which Pokémon are where, so they can hunt ‘em down and scoop ‘em up. That’s why players have flocked to third-party apps that track Pokémon, but also, cut out the wandering and exploring that …
Pokemon Go is discontinuing support for Apple devices that can’t upgrade to iOS 11—in other words, starting February 28, your iPhone 5 won’t be able to play it. “This change is a result of improvements to Pokémon Go that push the application beyond the capabilities of the operating systems on such devices,” says The…