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Pokemon Sun and Moon demo arrives October 18, starter evolutions revealed

Pokemon Sun and Moon demo arrives October 18, starter evolutions revealed

A new Pokemon Sun and Moon trailer has arrived, and it shows off the first evolved forms for the games' three new starter Pokemon. Rowlet, the grass/flying dual type starter that the internet fell in love with will evolve into Dartrix, while the fire cat Litten evolves into Torracat and the water-type seal Pokemon Popplio will evolve into Brionne, referred to in Nintendo's announcement as the "Pop Star Pokemon."

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Pokemon GO still pulls in $2 million in gross revenue per day

Pokemon GO still pulls in $2 million in gross revenue per day

It isn't uncommon to see some folks on the internet claiming that Pokemon GO is dead. While it's true that you're not likely to see as many people playing as you did when Pokemon GO fever was at its peak, a recent report from Newzoo shows that the game is far from dead, still managing to pull in $2 million per day without counting the cut Apple and Google take. That certainly isn't chump change, and it shows that a significant number of people are still playing and downloading the game.

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Pokemon GO taken to court at The Hague for Pokechaos

Pokemon GO taken to court at The Hague for Pokechaos

A hearing is scheduled for the 11th of October with Niantic who will be defending themselves against the government who says they've put protected landmarks in danger. Specifically protected beaches at Kijkduin, South Holland in the Netherlands. While no such lawsuits have been brought against the company in the United States, hordes of Pokemon GO players appearing at such popular spots as Central Park, NYC, and several beachfront boardwalks near Los Angeles and San Francisco, California bring similar amounts of players to the sea.

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Five ways Nintendo can win back old-school NES players

Five ways Nintendo can win back old-school NES players

There's no question that Nintendo is in a bad spot as far as the platform wars are concerned. While the 3DS may be selling well, the Wii U is a failure in nearly every regard – the games may be great, but that's a small consolation if no one is buying consoles to play them. With the Nintendo NX seemingly around the corner, Nintendo has an opportunity to redefine itself and show why this console is a must-buy even if you have a more powerful system or PC. There's no way around it: Nintendo needs to win back some of the players that made the company a household name, so with that in mind, here are five things Nintendo can do with NX to win back old-school NES fans.

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Ubisoft CEO praises NX, says it will put Nintendo ‘back in the race’

Ubisoft CEO praises NX, says it will put Nintendo ‘back in the race’

2016 is drawing to a close, and we've yet to get any official announcement from Nintendo on its upcoming "NX" console or details on its games. Despite this, expectations continue to be set that the game system will launch in March 2017, with this being backed up by Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot. The executive has praised the NX before, and continues to emphasize that the console will be a big hit for Nintendo.

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NES Classic Edition features previewed in new trailer

NES Classic Edition features previewed in new trailer

We're closing in on the launch date of the NES Classic Edition, and today Nintendo is giving us a look at some of the plug and play console's features. When the NES Classic Edition was originally announced, there was some question of how players would save their progress, with Nintendo later announcing that the console would feature suspend points. Now we're finding out how suspend points will work in each of the console's 30 games.

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Famicom Mini is Japan’s NES Classic version

Famicom Mini is Japan’s NES Classic version

To those unfamiliar with gaming history, Nintendo actually had two very different versions of its “Nintendo Entertainment System”, depending on which side of the globe you lived in. In Japan and nearby territories, the company’s hit console was called the “Family Computer”, lovingly referred to as the “Famicom”. In the West, it went by the now standard “NES”. So when Nintendo announced the coming arrival of the miniaturized NES Classic, it was only fitting that it would launch a throwback exclusive to its roots. And thus, the Famicom mini was born.

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3 Pokemon GO updates that’ll suck me back in

3 Pokemon GO updates that’ll suck me back in

Niantic has a set of features up its sleeve that they hope will not only bring the game back near its peak in global users, it'll bring in new players as well. Back when the game was launched, it caught on with feature's we'd never seen before. As Match Group explained in a recent AppAnnie interview, "Artificial intelligence and location-aware notifications [will be big next year for retention] - Pokémon GO is a good example of a high retention product that has completely brand new hooks." Niantic doesn't need to pay attention to what's worked before - they need to keep innovating.

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Next Pokemon GO Update finally blocks cheaters

Next Pokemon GO Update finally blocks cheaters

Since the dawn of Pokemon GO, there've been hackers making use of their ability to spoof their way through the game. Now, with the release of the next Pokemon GO update, Niantic has finally figured out how to kick out all manner of spoofers, hackers, and general chaos-makers. While a previous update appeared to do this, Niantic's spread of ousting techniques didn't quite cover all versions of the game. Now they've figured out what works, and they're rolling out the block.

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Pokemon GO Update today: download APK

Pokemon GO Update today: download APK

This morning the newest update to Pokemon GO was released with a couple of feature changes. This is the first update to the game since version 0.37, a notorious release due to its major steps against hackers and game mechanic exploiters. Today's update goes by version number 0.39, and it includes an update for the Pokemon GO Plus. This update allows the user of a Pokemon GO Plus accessory to see and capture Pokemon that appear around them as a result of Incense. Before, this was only possible with naturally occurring Pokemon and those appearing near a PokeStop with a lure.

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Why Nintendo chose iPhone over Android

Why Nintendo chose iPhone over Android

It's become obvious that Apple has somehow shaken hands with Nintendo in a way that's brought the first real Nintendo-made Nintendo character game to their platform first. That game goes by the name Super Mario Run, a game which is a mobile-friendly edition of the first several Mario games mixed into one future-ready package. Today we find out why it was Apple, not Google and Android, that got to get the game first.

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Super Mario Maker 3DS won’t support 3D gameplay

Super Mario Maker 3DS won’t support 3D gameplay

Bad news for the four of you who regularly use the stereoscopic 3D features of your 3DS: the official box art for Super Mario Maker for Nintendo 3DS has arrived, and on it, we can see a warning that says the game will only play in 2D. This means that your handy little 3D slider won't do anything when you're playing Super Mario Maker, dooming you to enjoy a mere two planes while you're crafting your levels.

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