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…
Pokémon Go Weather effects were announced earlier this week and have already their way into the game with local conditions affecting what players’ GPS maps look like and which kind of Pokémon are likely to be around. Unfortunately, the update is also pummeling some players with “Extreme” weather condition warnings…
Niantic has begun its roll out of the third generation of monsters in Pokémon Go with fifty critters from the Hoenn region, and more slated to come later in the year. More surprisingly, though, is that Pokémon Go is about to require going out into the rain and snow to capture every monster thanks to a new weather…
A lawsuit against Milwaukee County for its ordinance requiring the creators of augmented reality games like Pokémon Go to get permits to operate in its parks will conclude with an $83,000 settlement against the municipality.
When Pokémon Go launched in Japan (and, well, everywhere), hordes of folks were playing it. The numbers of active players have dropped, but the game still has a dedicated following.
There are two major franchises that every ‘90s kid desperately wished were real: Pokemon and Harry Potter. Over a year after publisher Niantic tried to make Pokemon real with the augmented reality mobile game Pokemon Go, they’re continuing their takeover of the nostalgia market with Harry Potter: Wizards Unite.
From October 20th to November 2nd, you’ll find some spooky new friends in Pokémon Go. It’s not full-on gen three yet, but hey: new faces!
The folks behind EasyAntiCheat, a service that stops people from cheating in video games, deal with one of the messiest issues in the medium. People often feel that anyone caught breaking the rules should be punished severely, but you don’t always know why someone cheated. That’s where things get dicey.
Pokémon Go’s roster of legendary beasts gets a little bigger today, Niantic announced. Except this time, you might have to travel a little.
This is no prank. Mewtwo has finally been released as a Pokémon Go raid boss at an event in Yokohama, Japan, as you can see in the above photo by Twitter user and YouTuber MYSTIC7.
Behold, the most pathetic battle possible in Pokémon Go.