Pokemon

New Pokemon Legends: Arceus trailer serves up a gameplay deep dive

New Pokemon Legends: Arceus trailer serves up a gameplay deep dive

Pokemon Legends: Arceus is launching for Nintendo Switch in a couple of weeks, and it's safe to say that it's going to shake up the Pokemon formula in a fairly significant way. While the central premise will still revolve around encountering and catching Pokemon to fill out your Pokedex, the way you'll go about that in Pokemon Legends: Arceus is a lot different from previous games in the series. Today, Nintendo and Game Freak published a lengthy gameplay preview video for Pokemon Legends: Arceus that takes us through some of the core gameplay concepts.

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Pokemon GO New Years has the best slow-burn running joke ever

Pokemon GO New Years has the best slow-burn running joke ever

Today we're taking a peek at the world of Pokemon GO at the tail end of the year 2021. As we drop in to the year 2022, Pokemon GO's latest update delivers what can only be described as a delightful collection of mostly useless Pokemon with a few extreme exceptions to the rule. Most of the time, when a person such as I am playing the game, a Pokemon with a fancy hat on isn't particularly useful. Today, however, we've got a set of fancy dress Pokemon that are absolute must-have monsters.

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Pokemon GO Thanksgiving 2021: Hoopa Unbound rules, catch, and release!

Pokemon GO Thanksgiving 2021: Hoopa Unbound rules, catch, and release!

Pokemon GO has a set of events and in-game happenings going on during the long weekend of Thanksgiving, 2021. This series of events includes no less than one of the most powerful Pokemon in the Pokemon universe: Hoopa Unbound! We'll also have some raid hour action, Cresselia, lots of blue-colored Pokemon (like Squirtle with sun glasses from the Squirtle Squad) and a few bonus gift package balloons from Ed Sheeran.

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Shiny Pokemon GO Articuno, Zapdos, Moltres: back in the game, soon

Shiny Pokemon GO Articuno, Zapdos, Moltres: back in the game, soon

A series of raid hour events will appear in Pokemon GO over the next several days. During this series of events, you'll find some of the most rare and awesome Pokemon in the game, starting with no less than the three original legendary bird Pokemon: Articuno, Zapdos, and Moltres! These Pokemon will appear in Raid Hour events on Friday, then we'll see Heatran, Regirock, Regice, Registeel, Cobalion, Terrakion, Virizion, and more!

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Pokemon GO December Community Day is a real monster

Pokemon GO December Community Day is a real monster

This week we're taking a peek at the December Community Day for Pokemon GO well in advance of said day. As it's been in the past, so too shall it be with this year's year-end event, featuring Pokemon released throughout the year on Community Day events from the entirety of the year 2021. This Community Day mega-event will include a total of 11 individual Community Day special Pokemon.

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Android problems? Uninstall Pikmin Bloom

Android problems? Uninstall Pikmin Bloom

This week a series of Android issues have been connected to the new Niantic app Pikmin Bloom. Users have reported issues appearing on their Android phone after installing Pikmin Bloom, and disappearing once Pikmin Bloom was uninstalled once more. We do not currently know for certain what the root issue is, but uninstalling Pikmin Bloom seems to fix a variety of problems, from massive battery drain to the apparent blocking of notifications from other apps.

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Shiny Pokemon GO Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl event details: Starting today!

Shiny Pokemon GO Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl event details: Starting today!

Today we're taking a peek at the next Pokemon GO event, starting with the launch of Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl! The BD and SP games are part of the "main" or "core" series of Pokemon games, and Pokemon GO stands to benefit from their release with a few new bonuses and an eventual release of a whole bunch of new monsters.

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Pokemon GO wont work on your old iPhone soon

Pokemon GO wont work on your old iPhone soon

An announcement was made by Niantic in mid-November 2021 that Pokemon GO would soon end support for older versions of iOS. Your iPhone running a version of iOS released before September of 2019. If you have an iPhone with software that old, now is the time to get an update from Apple. Also, who are you, and would you mind answering a few questions for us?

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What is the Metaverse and How Does it Work?

What is the Metaverse and How Does it Work?

Wondering what the Metaverse is? Chances are you've already been there. There is no one perfect description for the concept, but in general, we're talking about digital interaction and human decision making in a few key ways. The term "Metaverse" comes from the Neal Stephenson science fiction novel Snow Crash, released in 1992 - but it's come to mean so much more since then.

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Pokemon GO Festival of Lights event’s most important features

Pokemon GO Festival of Lights event’s most important features

Today we're taking a peek at the Pokemon GO Festival of Lights, an event that releases one of the most cute Pokemon in the Pokemon universe. This event continues the Season of Mischief, makes Gifts far more awesome, and lets you level up your Friendship with a Buddy Pokemon twice as fast! This event is all about becoming better friends with in-game associates and Pokemon alike.

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Shiny Pokemon GO Festival of Lights guide: Prepare for carpal tunnel

Shiny Pokemon GO Festival of Lights guide: Prepare for carpal tunnel

On Friday November 5, 2021 the Pokemon GO Festival of Lights begins, and Dedenne appears for the first time. Dedenne, the Antenna Pokemon, had not been available in Pokemon GO before the launch of this event. This launch does not include Shiny Dedenne, but some potential still exists for Shiny Pokemon elsewhere during this 9-day event.

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Pokemon GO Dia de Muertos 2021 starts November with a bang

Pokemon GO Dia de Muertos 2021 starts November with a bang

Dia de Muertos was launched in Pokemon GO on November 1, 2021 giving the game a whole new lease on life. This event began at 10AM local time and was set to last until November 2, 2021 at 8PM local time. After an absolutely excellent candy-filled rager of a Halloween, Pokemon GO is back to costume-free Pokemon and a bunch of sweet returns to Pokemon that've been in storage for far too long.

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