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Watch: Pokemon GO mixed-reality future demoed at Microsoft Ignite

Watch: Pokemon GO mixed-reality future demoed at Microsoft Ignite

Niantic demonstrated a proof-of-concept vision today at Microsoft Ignite, showing what Microsoft Mesh could do with Pokemon GO. Microsoft Mesh is a new platform built on Azure that allows developers to connect users with a wide variety of devices and technologies, including AR and VR, on PCs, smartphones, tablets, and mixed-reality headsets. As Pokemon GO is a quintessential shared gaming experience, it seemed only natural to see Niantic appear when Microsoft made their first push for Mesh.

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Wii U rises from the dead for first update in years

Wii U rises from the dead for first update in years

Here's some news approximately none of us were expecting to hear today: the Wii U has received a firmware update. Most of us probably thought that Nintendo had put the Wii U behind it, content to move on from that failure and focus all of its efforts on the much more successful Switch. This firmware update shows us that Nintendo is still paying some attention to the old console, though admittedly, the firmware update the Wii U has received isn't anything major.

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Shiny Pokemon GO appearances for March 2021

Shiny Pokemon GO appearances for March 2021

We're running down the known list of new Shiny Pokemon appearing in Pokemon GO this month, starting today, March 1, 2021. The first Shiny Pokemon that'll appear in a special event in Pokemon GO is Incarnate Forme Landorus! This Pokemon will appear in five-star raids starting on March 1, 2021 (today), and lasting until Saturday March 6th, 2021.

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Pokemon Legends Arceus may outshine Pokemon GO thanks to this one detail

Pokemon Legends Arceus may outshine Pokemon GO thanks to this one detail

In the first gameplay trailer for the next-generation Pokemon game Pokemon Legends Arceus, we saw the future. The promise of the Pokemon game we've been dreaming of for a decade. EDIT: The game we've been dreaming of since it was made clear that Pokemon GO couldn't actually deliver a very similar dream until at least 5G was solidified across the planet.

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Monster Hunter Rise release date countdown splits in two: Switch and PC

Monster Hunter Rise release date countdown splits in two: Switch and PC

The PC version of Monster Hunter Rise won't be released in the year 2021. If you were looking forward to buying the game and playing the game on your Nintendo Switch in the year 2021, feeling all exclusive about the situation, you can still do just that. You'll have a little under a year of the game all to yourself, on Nintendo Switch, before the game is released for PC users. We're expecting it'll take a year or more before it'll be released on the PC.

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Pokemon Legends: Arceus serves up a totally new Pokemon adventure next year

Pokemon Legends: Arceus serves up a totally new Pokemon adventure next year

If there's one thing the Pokemon series could use, it's a bit of a shake up. Fans have been saying it for years, and now it looks like they may get what they've been wanting in a new game called Pokemon Legends: Arceus. Announced at the tail end of today's Pokemon Presents presentation, Pokemon Legends: Arceus will take us back to the early days of the Sinnoh region, long before the events of Pokemon Diamond and Pearl.

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Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl remakes announced for Nintendo Switch

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl remakes announced for Nintendo Switch

Pokemon fans have been asking for them for years, and now it seems they're getting them: The Pokemon Company has confirmed that Pokemon Diamond and Pearl are being remade for the Nintendo Switch. It seems that ever since the Switch was released, Pokemon fans have been wondering when we're going to get remakes of Diamond and Pearl, and they were finally revealed during today's Pokemon Presents presentation.

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Pokemon GO March updates include Beldum and Gible, for starters

Pokemon GO March updates include Beldum and Gible, for starters

Pokemon GO has a collection of updates and releases ready to roll for the month of March, 2021. In this month of chills, users will find a Research Breakthrough connected to Gible. If you're looking to make use of this tiny baby monster, you'll need to start this Research Breakthrough quest and follow through on seven individual days - it's not going to be easy.

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Pokemon Presents confirmed for this week: What we’re expecting

Pokemon Presents confirmed for this week: What we’re expecting

This year is Pokemon's 25th anniversary, and while The Pokemon Company has indicated that it has big plans for the year, it hasn't really revealed any of them just yet. We might finally get a look into the company's plans for Pokemon's 25th this week, as a new Pokemon Presents presentation has been announced. While The Pokemon Company hasn't told us what to expect from the presentation, we can take a few educated guesses.

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Super Smash Bros Ultimate Pyra and Mythra deep dive dated

Super Smash Bros Ultimate Pyra and Mythra deep dive dated

A week ago, Nintendo hosted a new Direct in which one of the main announcements was the next DLC fighter for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. As it turns out, the next DLC character is actually two fighters in one: Pyra and Mythra from Xenoblade Chronicles 2. While the introduction trailer gave us a taste of what Pyra and Mythra can do on the battlefield, we were left in the dark regarding their actual moveset and capabilities.

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Star Wars Republic Commando returns: Switch, PS4, PS5, complete with Boba Fett

Star Wars Republic Commando returns: Switch, PS4, PS5, complete with Boba Fett

The classic tactical first-person shooter Star Wars: Republic Commando was just announced for re-release on Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4. The complete remastered edition of this game will be delivered with updated controls and a whole new angle for the masses. This game was given a remaster by the folks at Aspyr, the same people that brought Star Wars Racer (podracing) back from the past here to the future!

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Hitman 3 patch released: This is a big one

Hitman 3 patch released: This is a big one

This week the folks behind HITMAN released the first major patch for Hitman 3. This patch delivers "tweaks" for every single level in Hitman 3, as well as stability and connectivity fixes aplenty. This update delivers new HUD tweaks and additions, and a whopping TWO new Deluxe Escalations. And a turtleneck - don't forget the turtleneck.

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