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Transformers AR game in the works at Pokemon GO dev Niantic

Transformers AR game in the works at Pokemon GO dev Niantic

Pokemon GO developer Niantic made a rather surprising reveal today: the company, as it turns out, is working on a new Transformers mobile game. The new game is called Transformers: Heavy Metal and like other titles made under Niantic's roof, it'll be an AR game. How it'll use augmented reality is currently unknown, but Niantic suggests that it won't be much longer until at least some of us find out.

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Pokemon GO update teardown reveals music and new graphics

Pokemon GO update teardown reveals music and new graphics

The latest update for Pokemon GO revealed new music, confetti, and graphics for the game. Several new assets in the game's files suggest that Niantic is preparing for the fast-approaching Pokemon GO Fest 2021, complete with rock and pop music for different maps, music notes, and a brand new intro curtain for the start of said event. Meloetta will apparently be playing a significant role in this event, as several new graphics were added for the event with Meloetta in the name - graphics that aren't just moves or the Pokemon monster itself!

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Pokemon GO Mega Slowbro raid counters: Best to beat the weirdo

Pokemon GO Mega Slowbro raid counters: Best to beat the weirdo

There's a Shiny Mega Slowbro at a Pokemon gym near you, if you're lucky, starting this week. This raid boss is an absolute monster, a Pokemon GO champion, a goofy beast the likes of which COULD be Shiny once you've beaten it in single combat. Mega Slowbro is a Psychic and Water type Pokemon, most vulnerable VS Ghost, Dark, Electric, Bug, and Grass Pokemon.

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Shiny Pokemon GO Slowpoke event: Here’s what’s inside

Shiny Pokemon GO Slowpoke event: Here’s what’s inside

Today we're taking a peek at the "A Very Slow Discovery" event in Pokemon GO. This event began on June 8, 2021, and will last through the weekend, ending on June 13, 2021 at 8PM local time. This event will feature an event-exclusive free box in the in-game Shop with 20x Pokeballs, 10x Great Balls, and a King's Rock. You'll need that King's Rock to evolve Slowpoke into Slowking!

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Mega Special Pokemon GO weekend event incoming

Mega Special Pokemon GO weekend event incoming

There's a "Special Raid Weekend" event coming to Pokemon GO this month, complete with monstrous potential for Mega Evolution. This event will feature more frequent raids of all sorts, including both five-star Raids and Mega Raids. If you're looking for the most worthy raids of the bunch, you'll be taking a crack at the likes of Timburr, Snorlax, and Registeel, each of which have the potential to appear as a Shiny Pokemon upon defeat!

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Pokemon GO update teardown shows Candy XL bonus, Bonus Candy Raid Weekend

Pokemon GO update teardown shows Candy XL bonus, Bonus Candy Raid Weekend

Today we're taking a peek at the latest update to Pokemon GO in a teardown of the latest update to the game's code. In this update, we get a peek at Gible text, the Slowpoke event, Bonus Candy Raid Weekend, and new Candy XL bonus bits. It all begins with "Just a Nibble Ticket" replacing "Cotton-Winged Bird Ticket" for Gible Day!

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Pokemon GO June Field Research and all the best rewards

Pokemon GO June Field Research and all the best rewards

In the month of June, 2021, Pokemon GO gets a whole lot of rewards for Field Research that's not particularly difficult! There's a whole lot of catching, powering up, and Buddy Pokemon action in the mix, and not a lot of "make X throws". Those are just the WORST, especially if you've never gotten the hang of being able to spin the ball and land it one way or the other.

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Pokemon GO event features Snorlax and Mega Slowbro

Pokemon GO event features Snorlax and Mega Slowbro

There's a new event coming to Pokemon GO on Tuesday, the 8th of June, 2021, with some BIG monsters. This event will feature a potentially SHINY Snorlax, a newly released Mega Slowbro, and a bunch of other odd "SLOW" Pokemon. This event is called "A Very Slow Discovery" and it's about to get wacky.

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Pokemon GO Season of Discovery starts on June 1

Pokemon GO Season of Discovery starts on June 1

The Pokemon GO Season of Discovery begins on Tuesday, June 1, 2021, and it's going to get weird. This event has hemisphere-exclusive Pokemon, an odd assortment of wild spawn Pokemon, Adventure Sync Reward eggs with odd monsters, and 5-star raids with Regirock, Regice, and Registeel.

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Pokemon GO Mega Gyarados and the weird month of June

Pokemon GO Mega Gyarados and the weird month of June

Today we're taking a peek at the month of June in the game Pokemon GO, and the star is clear: Mega Gyarados! Starting on June 1, 2021, Pokemon GO will feature just ONE Mega Raid Pokemon at a time. It's not clear at this time if this will be the way of things forever, but for the foreseeable future - just one!

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Shiny Pokemon Spotlight Hours go Psychic in June

Shiny Pokemon Spotlight Hours go Psychic in June

The Pokemon GO Spotlight Hour for Pokemon of several sorts appearing in June of 2021 are here. They include Aipom, Slowpoke, Dwebble, Abra, and Swinub. Each of these Pokemon will appear with availability of a Shiny version, which, combined with their far-more-common availability during said event, means you'll have a far greater chance of filling up your Shiny Pokedex.

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Pokemon GO Fest 2021 has a new Shiny pair and cheaper tickets

Pokemon GO Fest 2021 has a new Shiny pair and cheaper tickets

This morning Niantic revealed information about Pokemon GO Fest 2021, a celebration of the 5th anniversary of the launch of Pokemon GO! This event will feature a drastically reduced price for tickets, apparently thanks to the fact that this is, indeed, the 5th anniversary of the game. Instead of $15, tickets this year will be $5.

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