Pokemon GO

New Shiny Galarian Pokemon GO added in game code leak

New Shiny Galarian Pokemon GO added in game code leak

Overnight a series of new Pokemon were added to Pokemon GO, many of them Galarian Pokemon, and many of those Galarian Pokemon delivered with Shiny editions. The latest update also added a new icon and new imagery of the new Pokemon mentioned in said code. This new wave of Pokemon will likely appear before the big Pokemon GO Fest 2020 event at the end of the month - but we shall see!

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Pokemon GO Rocket Balloons: New codes, how to access

Pokemon GO Rocket Balloons: New codes, how to access

A Pokemon GO update today activated Team Rocket Balloons, aka Team GO Rocket hot air balloons - the sort with the big red R on the side. These balloons allow Team Rocket to move around the map in Pokemon GO and allow access to you and your Pokemon. Don't worry, though, they won't attack you outright - they're not that cruel yet! Instead, you've got to spot the shadow!

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Pokemon GO Team Rocket balloon leaks and new codes

Pokemon GO Team Rocket balloon leaks and new codes

Today Pokemon GO Rocket (or Team Rocket, if you prefer) launched a balloon attack on the world! We've been reporting on this for the past week, exploring how Pokemon GO with this "balloon" mechanic could change the way the game is played. If Team Rocket is able to move around the map, like players can move around the map - what's next?!

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Rian Johnson’s Pokemon GO trailer makes original dream a reality

Rian Johnson’s Pokemon GO trailer makes original dream a reality

Today the folks at Niantic released a trailer for their next major Pokemon GO event, Pokemon GO Fest 2020. This trailer was created by Niantic, The Pokemon Company International, and director Rian Johnson. This video uses a set of clever visuals to remind us of the original dream that was Pokemon GO before it started - the one in which the world would actually feel like it was filled with Pokemon!

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Shiny Pokemon GO watch list today: Party Hats, Balloons, Flying types

Shiny Pokemon GO watch list today: Party Hats, Balloons, Flying types

Starting today in Pokemon GO, here on July 3, 2020, there's a brand new list of Shiny Pokemon in the wild. Spawning during this event in the wild, in Pokemon Raids, and in Pokemon Eggs, you'll find as wide and diverse a list of Shiny Pokemon as there's ever been. Here we're seeing not just bug Pokemon, not just flying Pokemon, but special edition PARTY Pokemon too!

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Shiny Pokemon GO list leaked pre-GO Fest, with balloons!

Shiny Pokemon GO list leaked pre-GO Fest, with balloons!

A set of new Shiny Pokemon have appeared in the code for Pokemon GO, including a new floating Pikachu. There'll be a set of celebratory Pokemon in the mix - all three starting Pokemon from Kanto will be ready to roll, in Shiny form, with Party hats. If you're all about the most classic of Pokemon appearing in the game in both special (Party Hat) and Shiny (Shiny Party Hat) form, now's the time to celebrate!

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Full Pokemon GO Community Day July 2020 may cost you $1

Full Pokemon GO Community Day July 2020 may cost you $1

Today we're taking a peek at July 2020's Pokemon GO Community Day. This event will feature Gastly, a ghost type Pokemon that evolves into Haunter, then Gengar, one of the most powerful "glass cannon" Pokemon in the game. This Community Day will include a special Gengar that knows a move that cannot be learned at any other time!

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Pokemon GO “balloons” leak may change the game forever

Pokemon GO “balloons” leak may change the game forever

Niantic's inadvertently revealed a major Pokemon GO update with Team Rocket in a balloon! A spill of game code for the Pokemon GO iOS version of the game showed a sort of game element that moves around the map. It's almost as if allowing Pokemon friends to rove around the map was a test run for this very awesome realization of one of the original dreams for the game - real-deal moving Pokemon!

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Shiny Pokemon GO explosion: The best Pokemon to hunt right now

Shiny Pokemon GO explosion: The best Pokemon to hunt right now

This week we've got a BIG list of Shiny Pokemon in Pokemon GO that you'll want to look out for. This is one of the biggest "currently more common" Shiny Pokemon GO lists we've ever encountered, likely because we're running up on a unique Pokemon GO event. Pokemon GO Fest is coming for 2020, the first edition that'll reach the entire world. As we approach this event, we're seeing a BUNCH of Pokemon appearing with 1/75 chances of Shiny Pokemon instead of the usual 1/450.

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Pokemon GO Battle League down time ended with brief changes

Pokemon GO Battle League down time ended with brief changes

Today Pokemon GO got a bit of an update to reactivate the official Pokemon GO Battle League. Pokemon GO Battle League was deactivated about 2 weeks into the month of June, 2020, for several reasons. Primary among these was a break in the way in which battles were fought, where some users were able to execute Charged Moves over and over again without re-charging said moves.

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Shiny Pokemon GO weekend: Weedle, Clefairy, Dragon Boat!

Shiny Pokemon GO weekend: Weedle, Clefairy, Dragon Boat!

Over the next few days we're going to see a set of events take place in Pokemon GO with Shiny Pokemon appearances aplenty. This includes a 2020 Solstice Event, a Community Day with Weedle, and a Dragon Boat event! UPDATE: The Dragon Boat event, it turns out, will only take place in Taiwan. If you do not play the game in Taiwan, you will not see this event show up in the game. The Solstice Event and the Community Event

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How Pokemon GO got daily free boxes and “guaranteed” encounters

How Pokemon GO got daily free boxes and “guaranteed” encounters

Today we're taking a peek at a note delivered by Niantic about the near-future of Pokemon GO. In this note, the folks at Niantic responsible for keeping Pokemon GO popping suggested that they'd be testing two new updates. "In our continued efforts to adapt Pokemon GO's gameplay to individual settings," said the note, "we're excited to announce that we'll be testing two updates: daily guaranteed Pokemon encounters and Daily Free Boxes."

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