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Pokemon GO Halloween Gen 3 confirmed : What we missed!

Pokemon GO Halloween Gen 3 confirmed : What we missed!

Niantic's Pokemon GO today confirmed an official Halloween event update, and the details are top notch! Believe it or not, the one detail we got wrong was the date. While last year's Halloween event lasted only a few short days, this event's about to go ALL OUT. Instead of starting in the middle of next week, lasting until Halloween, Pokemon GO's Halloween 2017 event starts tomorrow!

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Nintendo Switch passes a huge sales milestone in the US

Nintendo Switch passes a huge sales milestone in the US

NPD is gearing up to release another report on the state of the games industry, but before it does, Nintendo is sharing its victories a little early. Nintendo revealed today that the Switch was the best-selling console in the US for the month of September, marking the third month in a row that it's earned that distinction. Making Nintendo executives even happier is the fact that in five of the past seven months, the Switch has beaten all other contenders in terms of sales.

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Nintendo Switch finally gets video capture, data transfer

Nintendo Switch finally gets video capture, data transfer

The hype around the Nintendo Switch seems to have been dialed down to more more stable but still high levels. Nintendo, however, fortunately keeps on churning updates that bring much requested features to users. And it’s doing so rather quickly, almost in stark contrast to its past behavior. The latest system update, version 4.0.0, is a prime example of this, finally bringing the ability to record game footage and, perhaps more importantly, transfer your user data to another Switch.

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Pokemon GO Halloween just got REAL (Gen 3 real)

Pokemon GO Halloween just got REAL (Gen 3 real)

This morning the latest build of Pokemon GO for Android revealed a collection of changes just before Halloween. This set of changes falls in the category of "oh my goodness this could mean something big" - with regard to the third full generation of Pokemon in the game. An in-game data update just like the one we're seeing today occurred just days before the full release of Pokemon GO's Gen 2.

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Pokemon GO Halloween event : News on Witch Hat Pikachu!

Pokemon GO Halloween event : News on Witch Hat Pikachu!

Pokemon GO and the Halloween event of 2017 has been spilled once again, straight from the guts of the game itself! This time we're working with some code and an image from the game's release on the Apple App Store. In an image which will probably be joined by Niantic's reveal of the event soon, the cutest member of this year's spookiest event is shown: Witch Hat Pikachu!

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Super Nt: SNES games just got a lot more valuable

Super Nt: SNES games just got a lot more valuable

A new console was revealed by Analogue this week called the Super Nt, a console which plays original Super Nintendo cartridges. This is not an emulator console, and it's not a "plug n' play toy", as they call it - instead, it's the most impressive recreation (and upgrade) of the SNES and Super Famicom game console ever made.

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Pokemon GO Halloween event spoilers: 3rd Gen and… Mimikyu

Pokemon GO Halloween event spoilers: 3rd Gen and… Mimikyu

Pokemon GO Halloween 2017 is about to be lit - complete with Gen 3 Pokemon and more Ghost-types than you can wag a stick at. Previous to this weekend we'd been running with a tip that stuck with the Darkness of Pokemon GO's 2nd Halloween and those Pokemon available in the game right this minute. Now, it would seem, Niantic's pushed up their plans to release Gen 3 Pokemon in the game, not least of all because that means a much larger abundance of Ghost Type Pokemon! NOTE: The following article includes SPOILERS for the next update to Pokemon GO!

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Super Mario Odyssey players are already speedrunning the in-store demo

Super Mario Odyssey players are already speedrunning the in-store demo

We're only a few weeks away from the release of Super Mario Odyssey on the Nintendo Switch, but eager players are still getting all the playtime they can at the new demo kiosks appearing in stores across the country. With all the excitement surrounding Mario's newest adventure, some players turned to recording their runs through the demo and sharing them online. The result is that now fans are trying outdo each other, seeing how fast they can complete the 10-minute demo.

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Pokemon GO Event taps hopeful trainers: Top Snaps

Pokemon GO Event taps hopeful trainers: Top Snaps

Today we're having a peek at some of the most excellent entries in the newest update to Pokemon GO. This update is an event of sorts, but more of a short-term event leading up to Halloween. It goes by the name Pokemon GO Contest, and it includes some real AR photography action on the part of hopeful Pokemon trainers around the world.

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Russian trolls used Pokemon GO to incite violence in the USA

Russian trolls used Pokemon GO to incite violence in the USA

Russian government-linked internet troll accounts aimed to use Pokemon GO to stir several political bees nests over the past year. Using the then mega-popular game to lure users to participate, Russian-linked operatives attempted to draw foot traffic to physical locations where events involving police brutality had occurred. Operatives promised that once Pokemon gamers had arrived at these locations, they were to snap a photo and send it in to win prizes.

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Pokemon UltraSun and UltraMoon trailer unleashes new Z-Moves

Pokemon UltraSun and UltraMoon trailer unleashes new Z-Moves

It's beginning to seem like we're getting a new Pokemon UltraSun and UltraMoon trailer every few days. It was just last week that Nintendo debuted a new trailer showing off some of the alternate worlds players will visit in UltraSun and UltraMoon, and today, the topic of discussion is Z-Moves. Specifically, we're getting a look at the Z-Moves Necrozma's new forms will be able to use.

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Super Mario Odyssey has a new live-action trailer, because why not?

Super Mario Odyssey has a new live-action trailer, because why not?

By now, there shouldn't be a doubt in anyone's mind that Super Mario Odyssey is going to be at least a little weird. After all, we knew that was the case from the moment the announcement trailer landed and introduced us to New Donk City, which is full of seemingly average looking humans. Nintendo has decided to ramp up the absurdity just a little bit more with a new live-action trailer for Super Mario Odyssey.

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