Pokemon GO

Pokemon GO Earth Day events aim to clean up litter worldwide

Pokemon GO Earth Day events aim to clean up litter worldwide

This week the folks at Niantic revealed their first ever Earth Day event for Pokemon GO. This event aims to bring all the Pokemon trainers to the yard where they'll pick up all the trash on the planet. Or at least all the trash at a select number of "cleanup events" in several countries around the world.

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Latios’ Pokemon GO appearance rattles Mew Quest Seekers

Latios’ Pokemon GO appearance rattles Mew Quest Seekers

Both Latios and Latias appeared in Pokemon GO on the 2nd of April, 2018, for the first time ever. These Pokemon are amongst the first Legendary Pokemon to appear in the game that were originally discovered in the Hoenn region - that's Gen 3. These Pokemon will appear in the game for a limited time, and they'll only appear in Pokemon GO Raid Battles while they're here.

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Niantic settles Pokemon GO Fest lawsuit for $1.5 million

Niantic settles Pokemon GO Fest lawsuit for $1.5 million

Just because you’ve successfully created and organized one of the biggest and most popular “augmented reality” games doesn’t exactly mean you’re well-equipped to organize a massive, real-world event. Niantic Labs learned that the hard way last year when it scheduled what should have been a great real-world Pokemon GO gathering. It not only turned into a disaster but, with the agreed settlement, has also turned into a huge financial loss for the now independent game developers.

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Ash has a new Pokemon and Twitter’s flipping out

Ash has a new Pokemon and Twitter’s flipping out

The current running Pokemon TV show, Pokemon Sun & Moon, Ash seems to have caught a new Pokemon. This Pokemon is purple and pink, and this Pokemon is extremely adorable. You are going to need to learn how to cope with this Pokemon as soon as possible, because it's about to take over your super kawaii user feeds, social networks, and etcetera - SOON.

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Pokemon GO SHINY Eggs event new details in effect

Pokemon GO SHINY Eggs event new details in effect

A Pokemon GO egg event just started, and there's a whole lot of SHINY going on as a bit of a bonus. The short story is - hatch as many Pokemon Eggs as possible, as this event is extremely rare! This event has a number of new gift boxes available in the in-game store, and we've got the value calculations for you, too!

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Pokemon GO Eggstravaganza: All the big event details

Pokemon GO Eggstravaganza: All the big event details

This morning Niantic revealed details on their next big Pokemon GO event: Eggstravaganza (2018.) This event takes place at the end of March, making way for the most Eastery of months - April! No foolies, this event lasts until the second of April, right through the egg-filled holiday. Inside special boxes for this event are Super Incubators, Star Pieces, and more oddities to assist in the egg-filled romp.

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Pokemon GO should cross-brand with Disney characters

Pokemon GO should cross-brand with Disney characters

As we reach a point in Pokemon GO where we're well over a few hundred unique monsters, it's time to think cross-branding. Expanding beyond the borders of the Pokemon universe. At the rate Niantic's been going with Pokemon generations, it wont be long before they've got all 800+ types and variations. It's time to think expansion beyond The Pokemon Company's borders.

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What if Pokemon GO just ended?

What if Pokemon GO just ended?

Today we're asking a question modern game developers need to consider and most gamers don't realize is a possibility. What would happen if Niantic went under tomorrow? What would happen if Pokemon GO suddenly ceased to exist? Is this game big enough that Niantic would find themselves in trouble legally, or would they simply find themselves on the receiving end of thousands of slightly mad gamers?

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Pokemon GO adds account and profile linking with Facebook, Google

Pokemon GO adds account and profile linking with Facebook, Google

Still playing Pokemon GO? If so, the team behind the game has an announcement for you. Starting in the near future, you'll be able to link your Facebook account to your Pokemon GO account for a simpler sign-in process. This is only part of the changes that are inbound. Soon players will also be able to link their Trainer profile to a Google and/or Facebook account.

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Google Maps APIs just changed gaming forever

Google Maps APIs just changed gaming forever

Google Maps APIs Gaming was just announced for game developers around the world. With these keys to Google Maps, developers have access to the most vital component of the most successful mobile game in history: Pokemon GO. Before now, the only games that really, truly took hold of an entire planet of GPS-mapped coordinates were Niantic's own. Now, Google's opened their doors to the future of mobile gaming.

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10+ ways Jurassic World Alive copied Pokemon GO

10+ ways Jurassic World Alive copied Pokemon GO

There's a new game out in the streets called Jurassic World Alive - and it's very, very, very similar to Pokemon GO. The folks who made Pokemon GO, Niantic, do not appear to be associated with this new game. Niantic will very likely be interested to find out where the developers of Jurassic World Alive got all their good ideas from - not least of all because they're using several major game mechanics that look like they've been lifted directly from Pokemon GO.

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Pokemon GO maps working for the future

Pokemon GO maps working for the future

A new round of Pokemon GO Maps were released and/or updated recently, just in time for the next Pokemon GO event. Today we're having a peek at the most helpful Pokemon GO Maps apps and webpages for those Pokemon trainers out there that want to make the most of their time out in the wild. This release comes just after the Party Hat Pikachu and Shiny Pikachu event for the birthday of Pokemon as a brand - hope you got what you were looking for!

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