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Shiny Pokemon GO events this weekend: Rock Wrecker in effect!

Shiny Pokemon GO events this weekend: Rock Wrecker in effect!

The most friendly Pokemon GO weekend event of all begins today. This is what's called the Pokemon GO "Special Friendship Weekend." During this event, we're going to ramp up right into the event in which we'll gain access to the most awesome Shiny Pokemon that's ever rocked a Pokemon Gym. That is the RHYDON family, here at last, in yellow, with a special attack that'll be exclusive to this event!

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It’s Pokemon GO Safari Zone in Philadelphia 2020, and it could cost you $26

It’s Pokemon GO Safari Zone in Philadelphia 2020, and it could cost you $26

There's an Pokemon GO event going on in May for which you'll need to buy a digital ticket in order to participate. This is the Pokemon GO 2020 Safari Zone Philadelphia event, and it'll cost you between $12 and $26 to join in on the fun. This event focuses on red, white, and blue Pokemon, and includes some Pokemon that wouldn't otherwise be available in the region - including Mr. Mime.

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Shiny Pokemon GO list update: More this weekend!

Shiny Pokemon GO list update: More this weekend!

Today we're looking at the Shiny Pokemon released to Pokemon GO in the month of February of 2020. This includes all the Pokemon released right up through today, the 20th of February, 2020. There've been several Shiny Pokemon released into the game in the last two weeks, which means we've got a lot of monsters out there with far higher rates of Shiny spawn than normal! Plus we've got a Mystery Bonus hour to look forward to tonight - two times the Stardust!

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Pokemon GO Spotlight Hour tonight is a Shiny seeker frenzy

Pokemon GO Spotlight Hour tonight is a Shiny seeker frenzy

This week in Pokemon GO, trainers get the opportunity to take an hour out of their day for a very special event. In this, the Spotlight Hour, normally we'd be seeing a very specific Pokemon featured in greater numbers - and with a greater chance of appearing in Shiny form. Today's Spotlight Hour won't be like that - it'll be something very different, and very welcome!

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Do you want Pokemon Home Premium? Or need?

Do you want Pokemon Home Premium? Or need?

Today the folks at the Pokemon Company released Pokemon Home for real. This system allows users to store and transfer and trade Pokemon across multiple platforms, from game to game. Users can find the app available for iOS, Android, and Nintendo Switch now. There's a free version of the service as well asa PREMIUM tier - that'll cost you some money.

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Pokemon GO clone event info: How to get clones!

Pokemon GO clone event info: How to get clones!

Today we're taking a peek at the first round of Pokemon GO's own clone Pokemon! These Pokemon were introduced for the first time to make way for the release of the Netflix movie Pokemon: Mewtwo Strikes Back - Evolution, and for the 2020 Pokemon Day celebration! This release brings heat to the world of Pokemon GO with a brand new sort of Pokemon in clones - the start of which hit Pikachu and Charizard first!

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Shiny Pokemon GO Sinnoh and Valentine’s: Chansey, Riolu, Happiny, Hippopotas!

Shiny Pokemon GO Sinnoh and Valentine’s: Chansey, Riolu, Happiny, Hippopotas!

Today we're taking a peek at the latest event that'll come to Pokemon GO in the very near future - the Sinnoh Region event, and Valentine's Day! This event takes place at around the same time every year, bringing with it heart-shaped Pokemon or otherwise pink and red Pokemon aplenty. In this case, it means a Shadow Raikou, Team Rocket, and two new Shiny Pokemon!

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Pokemon GO Battle League: 5 essential details for you to win

Pokemon GO Battle League: 5 essential details for you to win

Today we're taking a peek at the first round of details about the upcoming Pokemon GO Battle League Season 0 (preseason), starting on Monday, February 10, 2020. This is just ONE PART of the roll-out of this system - four dates make this first season and "preseason" clear. Pokemon GO Battle League is a triathlon-style player vs. player Pokemon battle contest in which Pokemon GO gamers will be able to battle other real people in Pokemon battles online - neat!

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Shiny Pokemon GO 2019 infographics and who is next!

Shiny Pokemon GO 2019 infographics and who is next!

Today we're taking a look at all the Pokemon released with Shiny Pokemon alternatives in 2019 and what we'll likely see in 2020. This list includes some analysis of the entire last year, thanks to some intrepid user action on the part of The Silph Road user Castaform. We've also got some theories about what 2020 will bring each month - it's going to get wild!

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Pokemon GO maps, scanners, trackers, PokeVision alternatives still active today

Pokemon GO maps, scanners, trackers, PokeVision alternatives still active today

The best way to find new Pokemon in Pokemon GO is to head out and walk - BUT - assuming you live in the proverbial Arctic Tundra here in the winter of 2020, you might be seeking alternatives. You want to keep playing Pokemon GO, you want to keep finding new Pokemon, and you want to keep up with your local teams of Pokemon trainers picking up the latest and the greatest top-tier monsters that only appear rarely. For that, you might want to take a peek at a few Pokemon GO maps, scanners, and/or trackers.

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Pokemon GO Gen 5 update: Unova new way to trade?

Pokemon GO Gen 5 update: Unova new way to trade?

Today we're looking at a number of Gen 5 Pokemon added to Pokemon GO from the Unova region. The Pokemon GO update schedule suggests that we'll be able to find a set of Pokemon in the wild and in Pokemon eggs starting this week. They include Pokemon from the Unova region, originally from the games Pokemon Black and Pokemon White.

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Pokemon GO 5G aims to bring Pokemon to “the real world”

Pokemon GO 5G aims to bring Pokemon to “the real world”

Niantic is working to leverage the oncoming new world of 5G connectivity to allow Pokemon GO to become the primary Pokemon game. The Pokemon Company and Niantic have a sort of interesting relationship at the moment, what with Niantic creating the Pokemon GO game separate from the standard development of each new generation of Pokemon. But as 5G begins to cover the world with high-speed streams of connectivity, and Niantic's future vision for gameplay with Pokemon GO begins to bloom, The Pokemon Company may have to - sorta - re-negotiate their position.

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