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Pokemon GO update: Today’s Thanksgiving pre-celebration event

Pokemon GO update: Today’s Thanksgiving pre-celebration event

This morning the newest in-game event for Pokemon GO began, providing a sort of wink and nod to the rest of the Pokemon universe in the process. Today, users will be able to access a new set of clothing in celebration of the release of Pokemon Ultra Sun and Pokemon Ultra Moon! And don't mistake this for the final event of this month - that'll be coming up soon enough!

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Pokemon GO Raid event begins now!

Pokemon GO Raid event begins now!

The next wave of Pokemon GO Raid events has begun, and the EX Raid is at the head of the pack. This new wave of Raids for users of all sorts begins just in time for a number of Gamestop locations turning on the lights for sponsored Pokestops and Pokemon Gyms. This does NOT mean that Gamestop is the only location where an EX Raid can happen, but it does mean that your local Gamestop might be a good place to look for an EX Raid first.

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Harry Potter Pokemon GO game official: Niantic confirms Wizards Unite!

Harry Potter Pokemon GO game official: Niantic confirms Wizards Unite!

This afternoon Niantic confirmed the existence of their next augmented reality GPS map-based game: Harry Potter : Wizards Unite. This will be the first global-level game for the Harry Potter phenomenon / entertainment mega-force, and it'll likely pop up in as big a way as Pokemon GO. This game will rely on the Ingress ecosystem, just as Pokemon GO did and does.

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Pokemon GO Reddit just revealed a big shiny treat

Pokemon GO Reddit just revealed a big shiny treat

In the future, the most rare form of Pokemon will be available outside the confines of individual events. The proof is in the pudding - aside from the anomalies we've witnessed over the past few weeks, today a screenshot from a Reddit user's Pokemon GO journal. In this journal entry, the user shows a Shuppet baby hatched from a Pokemon GO egg picked up post-Halloween event.

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Harry Potter Wizards Unite Niantic rumor [UPDATE]

Harry Potter Wizards Unite Niantic rumor [UPDATE]

The folks at Niantic are apparently preparing a new Augmented Reality game for the public. This next game is said to ring in the new year with none other than global phenomenon Harry Potter - in a game that's not entirely unlike Ingress or Pokemon GO. Working with the basic data provided by Ingress and Pokemon GO - a dataset that continues to grow - users will be brought into the wizarding world of Harry Potter like never before - if this all turns out to be true, that is.

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Niantic acquires Evertoon : Pokemon GO implicated

Niantic acquires Evertoon : Pokemon GO implicated

The next big update to Pokemon GO will likely hinge on what the Evertoon group will bring to Niantic. Niantic and Evertoon announced this afternoon that the former had acquired the latter. This acquisition will change the way the game will be played - so to speak. It'll be a bit more social, very soon.

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Pokemon GO Halloween has one more surprise today

Pokemon GO Halloween has one more surprise today

Pokemon GO has one more Halloween event surprise coming to users around the globe this morning. That is the release of the third and final Shiny Pokemon in the new Gen 3 Ghost and Dark type collection. The third Shiny monster in this set is Shuppet, a Pokemon that basically looks like a butterscotch candy covered with a wrapper and a spike in its head.

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Pokemon GO Trick or Treat is tonight – it’s super spooky

Pokemon GO Trick or Treat is tonight – it’s super spooky

Niantic announced a Pokemon GO event starting earlier this month - but tonight is the best time to make the most of it. Tonight is the night where you get double candy - but also another big bunch of candy because it's also Halloween right now - it's Halloween RIGHT NOW! That means so much candy your face is about to melt directly off your head-bones.

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Pokemon GO Halloween event: Shiny new developments!

Pokemon GO Halloween event: Shiny new developments!

This afternoon it became evident that we'd not seen the end of the surprises during this Pokemon GO event! During the week of Halloween (and the week before that, starting in the morning of the 21st,) we've been in the midst of this magical happening. Just this afternoon we caught wind of a new Pokemon!

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Pokemon GO Halloween has a new star: So says Reddit

Pokemon GO Halloween has a new star: So says Reddit

The Shiny Pokemon that's arrived during Pokemon GO's Halloween event 2017 is the new most sought-after monster in the game. With a capture ratio of around 0.3%, users are having one heck of a time capturing this new Shiny Pokemon - but it's out there! It doesn't matter what part of the world you're in, nor does it matter whether you've got a Pokemon GO Plus - it's out there!

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Pokemon GO Gen 3 post Halloween baby blast!

Pokemon GO Gen 3 post Halloween baby blast!

Today we're having a peek at tips on what'll come to Pokemon GO in the weeks after Halloween. Generation 3 Pokemon from the Hoenn region are coming! That means new evolutions, new Legendary Pokemon, and perhaps most important of all: new Baby Pokemon! Everyone knows that the most exciting Pokemon in this generation is the de-evolved version of Wobuffet, the questionable Pokemon called Wynaut!

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Gen 3 Pokemon GO reveal near-impossible Shiny trick

Gen 3 Pokemon GO reveal near-impossible Shiny trick

A new method for finding Shiny Pokemon was revealed this week in Pokemon GO during the Pokemon GO Gen 3 Halloween event. Shiny Pokemon in Pokemon Go are amongst the rarest monsters in the game - and now with Gen 3 on its way, the odds are getting smaller for each shiny on each individual appearance on the few Pokemon that have shiny editions. Shiny Pikachu and Shiny Magikarp (and their subsequent evolutions) can appear in the game right this minute - but they're super duper rare.

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