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Pokemon GO Halloween 2018: Legendary Mythical Meltan, Double Candy

Pokemon GO Halloween 2018: Legendary Mythical Meltan, Double Candy

Pokemon GO Halloween 2018 is nearly upon us, and today we're taking a peek at what's about to roll out. This year's event will come after the current madness that is Meltan. That's the Mythical (or is it Legendary?) Pokemon that's been appearing in Pokemon GO over the past week or so, always turning into Ditto whenever it was caught. This is easily one of the strangest tricks Niantic's played thus far on the Pokemon GO public, that's for certain.

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Pokemon GO PokeStop nominations begin now: Here’s how

Pokemon GO PokeStop nominations begin now: Here’s how

Today that folks at Niantic revealed the start time for PokeStop nominations in Pokemon GO. This is perhaps the most important update to the game since the beginning because of the amount of personal involvement players will have with Niantic directly. This update will allow users to submit locations for potential inclusion in the game as PokeStops, in a way that's far more direct than they've ever allowed in the past.

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Special edition Nintendo Switch announced for Pokemon Let’s Go

Special edition Nintendo Switch announced for Pokemon Let’s Go

Though the mainline Pokemon series won't debut on Switch until sometime next year, the arrival of Pokemon Let's Go Eevee and Pikachu is still a pretty big deal. It shouldn't come as much of a surprise, then, that Nintendo is launching a special edition Switch bundle to go along with the release of these games. Not only does the bundle come with a Pokemon-themed console, but it also comes with some extras that will definitely tempt those looking forward to Pokemon Let's Go.

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Twitch is hosting a massive Pokemon marathon beginning next week

Twitch is hosting a massive Pokemon marathon beginning next week

In recent years, Twitch has hosted a variety of marathons centered around everything from The Joy of Painting with Bob Ross and Mister Rogers' Neighborhood to Mystery Science Theater 3000 and even Power Rangers. These marathons lasted for days or weeks at a time, but all of them pale in comparison to the next marathon Twitch has on deck: Pokemon. Starting next week, Twitch will begin broadcasting Pokemon from the very first episode in a marathon that's going to last a very long time.

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Pokemon GO Raid Legendary Regirock dates and new list

Pokemon GO Raid Legendary Regirock dates and new list

The time for Regirock in Pokemon GO is here! It's time to head down to your local favorite Raid Battle gym and take on the most rockiest of strange Legendary Pokemon from the Hoenn region in Regirock. Yes Regirock, the third in a line of Hoenn-region legendaries is here, ready to rock and roll, and we're gonna let its secrets be know right here, right this minute.

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Pokemon GO will soon let parents control their child’s personal data

Pokemon GO will soon let parents control their child’s personal data

Niantic has announced a new feature that enables parents to control their child's personal data. Called Niantic Kids Parent Portal, this feature is scheduled to arrive in Pokemon GO's latest update, as well as in future Niantic games, giving parents a way to review and approval game permissions, among other things.

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1st Edition 1999 Pokemon unopened card set sells for $56,000

1st Edition 1999 Pokemon unopened card set sells for $56,000

A box of unopened, original Pokemon cards from 1999 have sold for $56,000 at auction. This was a first edition box that included holographic foil cards, the biggest prize in the package. The first edition base set had a limited print, which contributes to its worth nearly two decades later. Though notable, this isn't the first Pokemon item to sell at auction for a significant amount.

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Pokemon GO PvP, friends update: what to expect

Pokemon GO PvP, friends update: what to expect

The mainline Pokemon games’ success can be boiled down to three core gameplay elements: collection, trading, and battling. Pokemon GO, the real-world “AR” version of that franchise, started out with the first and, as of June this year, added the second. We’re still missing out on the last piece which developer Niantic Labs has long promised will come. There’s no precise date yet but Niantic is at least assuring players that the year won’t end without it.

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“Lucky” Pokemon GO might bring you back to the game

“Lucky” Pokemon GO might bring you back to the game

The next update to Pokemon GO was revealed to contain a new feature which favors those players who've played the longest. It probably wasn't meant to help with player retention - or to bring back elder players that've left the game long ago - but that might be just what happens when said update goes live. This update includes LUCKY Pokemon, or Pokemon who cost less to level up and grow powerful - but not every Pokemon is Lucky.

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Pokemon GO cheats face this tough new policy

Pokemon GO cheats face this tough new policy

Ascending to the ranks of Pokemon Master is not an easy task. If you're going to complete the PokeDex and dominate the gym scene, you need to be committed to the cause, because there are hundreds of monsters to track down, catch, and evolve. It's definitely not something for the faint of heart, but there are some Pokemon GO players out there who think they can claim all the glory without any of the hard work.

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Pokemon GO update: Gen 4 first details droppin’

Pokemon GO update: Gen 4 first details droppin’

This morning the folks at Niantic posted a teaser for their biggest update since the beginning. The release of Gen 4 - the fourth year and fourth region in the Pokemon universe proper. That's the region where all the FUN stuff was. And that's where all the fun stuff is going to be in the next update to Pokemon GO, if all goes according to plan.

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Let’s Go, Pikachu, Eevee! will make Pokemon fans buy a Switch

Let’s Go, Pikachu, Eevee! will make Pokemon fans buy a Switch

If you’re a Pokemon fan who has been undecided on getting a Switch, you probably already know that Nintendo may have finally given you a reason to do so with the announcement of Pokemon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! and Pokemon: Let’s Go, Eevee! Still not convinced? The gaming giant has just published some details of the upcoming game that could very well clinch the deal for Pokemon fans who have been wishing for a literally new perspective on the classic first game.

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