Pokemon GO

Pokemon GO promo codes deliver Ultra Balls and Sinnoh Stone

Pokemon GO promo codes deliver Ultra Balls and Sinnoh Stone

This week Niantic's latest set of Pokemon GO promo codes were revealed in three parts. One of the three sets of items available right now has a package of Ultra Balls, a Lucky Egg, and ... some stickers. Another has a Star Piece, and one - perhaps the best of the bunch - has a Sinnoh Stone! This last set also has 10 Ultra Balls and 10 Max Potions for good measure!

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Pokemon GO essentially free Remote Raid Passes activated

Pokemon GO essentially free Remote Raid Passes activated

This week at Niantic some decisions were made regarding backlash over Mega Raids and Mega Evolutions. To the tune of three essentially free Remote Raid Passes, Niantic's attempting to make amends. If you'd like to get in on this action, all you'll really need to do is head in to the Pokemon GO in-game store and tap the buy button.

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Pokemon GO “end of support” messages sent to devices old and new

Pokemon GO “end of support” messages sent to devices old and new

This week a variety of users with all manner of different smartphones received a message from Niantic. The message suggested that the device on which the user was playing Pokemon GO would no longer be supported in the near future. Per this message from Niantic, these users would not be able to play Pokemon GO at all in the future without a new smartphone.

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Pokemon GO stops working on some iPhones and Android 5 in October

Pokemon GO stops working on some iPhones and Android 5 in October

This week Niantic sent out a release stating that Pokemon GO would no longer work with a certain set of phones and operating systems starting in October, 2020. All phones will see a major Pokemon GO update in October of 2020. At that time, Niantic will end support for Android 5 (and lower), as well as iOS 11 and lower. All iterations of the iPhone 5s and iPhone 6 will end support for Pokemon GO.

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Pokemon GO gets Mega Evolution with a few twists

Pokemon GO gets Mega Evolution with a few twists

It's almost impressive how Niantic Labs was able to quickly adapt to a new world where going out and walking around has become discouraged or even disallowed in some countries. That mechanic is, of course, the lifeblood of Pokemon GO but the game continues to have a strong and active following thanks to changes that made it possible to play indoors. With that crisis far behind it, Pokemon GO is moving forward with its next big features, including one literally big feature taken straight from the mainline game.

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Pokemon GO just released BIG changes to Raid Battles

Pokemon GO just released BIG changes to Raid Battles

The new system of Raid Battles in Pokemon GO is here, and it's very different from what's come before! Per Niantic's official update on the subject: there will no longer be 2-star or 4-star raids at all! All the 4-star tier raid Pokemon have been added to 3-star raids, and 2-star raid Pokemon have been moved down to the 1-star raid tier.

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Pokemon GO subscriptions leaked in game code

Pokemon GO subscriptions leaked in game code

Today we're taking a peek at several features that have leaked in the game code for Pokemon GO, the most important of which is subscriptions. The game Pokemon GO is released in such a way as to allow the reading of game code before said code is switched on. As such, a "teardown" of game code for Pokemon GO can reveal features that haven't yet been implemented fully - like subscription costs in the in-game store.

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Pokemon GO free box released (incense, remote raid passes)

Pokemon GO free box released (incense, remote raid passes)

Pokemon GO has a new "GO FEST" gift box in the in-game shop right this minute, for SOME players. If you play Pokemon GO in APAC, you'll find this gift box if you ALSO had a ticket to the official Pokemon GO Fest Makeup Event. This event was meant to take place on Sunday, August 23, 2020, from 11AM to 2PM.

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Pokemon GO Stickers, and why you want them

Pokemon GO Stickers, and why you want them

Today we're exploring some future action when it comes to Pokemon GO stickers with insider info on how Niantic will handle said assets in the game in the near future. This game is an evolving piece of work - it's very different now from what it was when it started. With the release of "stickers" in Pokemon GO, we've got the first implementation of an element that not only does not have any affect on the rest of the game, but also disappears once used. All that will (quite likely) change in the very near future.

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Pokemon GO BR ice cream Raids revealed

Pokemon GO BR ice cream Raids revealed

This week there's a big Baskin-Robbins situation going on in Pokemon GO. Starting on August 14 (over the weekend), and ending on August 21, there'll be a Raid at SOME locations at the ice cream shop. This does not mean that ALL ice cream shops will have the special Pokemon GO raids, but SOME definitely will.

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Pokemon GO Genesect weakness, raid counters, best to battle

Pokemon GO Genesect weakness, raid counters, best to battle

Today we're taking a peek at The Paleozoic Pokemon, aka the Ancient Pokemon Genesect! This Pokemon was just released into Pokemon GO in raid battles starting on August 14, 2020, and ending on the 21st, at 13:00 (GMT-7) (that's around 10:00 AM Central Time, 8AM Pacific.) This Pokemon is a MUST HAVE if you're all about the most strange and interesting monsters in the game.

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Pokemon GO Shiny vote: Which of these 4 is best?

Pokemon GO Shiny vote: Which of these 4 is best?

Niantic revealed a set of four Pokemon that could, potentially, be the next Community Day special. That'd mean the Pokemon was released in great numbers for a brief number of hours with the potential to learn a special move and a far better chance of appearing as a Shiny Pokemon. In the mix are the following four: Porygon, Caterpie, Grimer, and Charmander.

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