News items tagged with pokemon

Pokemon GO: Rewards After Completing 40 Legendary Raids

Pokemon GO: Rewards After Completing 40 Legendary Raids

Pokemon GO players get one free Battle Raid per day (or two if they skip a day), but after that each encounter costs about $1 worth of the in-game currency. Despite the cost, many players end up pa...

By Denny Connolly on 23 February 2018
Pokemon GO Trainers Encountering Login Issues

Pokemon GO Trainers Encountering Login Issues

[UPDATE: According to Niantic, Pokemon GO‘s login issues have been resolved for both Google accounts and Pokemon Trainer Club accounts. The original story continues below.] Without a doubt, there w...

By Kyle Sledge on 22 February 2018
Pokemon GO: How To Prepare For Dratini Community Day

Pokemon GO: How To Prepare For Dratini Community Day

Whether you’re a casual or a hardcore Pokemon GO player, you won’t want to miss this month’s Community Day. The monthly event is Dratini-themed this time around and offers players some insane bonus...

By Denny Connolly on 22 February 2018
Pokemon GO Starts Year of the Dog Event

Pokemon GO Starts Year of the Dog Event

It is rather unfortunate for those Pokemon GO players experiencing login issues that the game has officially begun yet another event. In honor of the Lunar New Year, Niantic has launched an event t...

By Joshua Duckworth on 22 February 2018
Pokemon GO: All New Gen 3 Pokemon Coming to the Game

Pokemon GO: All New Gen 3 Pokemon Coming to the Game

Just recently, the game developer Niantic officially announced its decision to add another wave of new Gen 3 creatures to the popular mobile augmented reality game, Pokemon GO, with most of the Poc...

By Kyle Sledge on 22 February 2018
Pokemon GO Adds Team Rocket Clothing

Pokemon GO Adds Team Rocket Clothing

Prepare for trouble, Pokemon GO players, and make it double. The game has added two new set of costumes based on the infamous Team Rocket, including Team Rainbow Rocket from Pokemon Ultra Sun and M...

By Curt Hutson on 22 February 2018
Why Nintendo Switch is Succeeding Where Wii U Failed

Why Nintendo Switch is Succeeding Where Wii U Failed

Despite the massive success of the Wii, Nintendo was struggling to sell consumers on the Wii U, and that, combined with a slow start for the 3DS, saw it take financial losses for the first time in...

By Dalton Cooper on 22 February 2018
5 Most Exciting Nintendo Switch Exclusives of 2018

5 Most Exciting Nintendo Switch Exclusives of 2018

Following the general sales failure that was the Wii U, few could see the success of the Nintendo Switch coming. However, Nintendo proved all the doubters wrong with an impressive year of criticall...

By Dalton Cooper on 21 February 2018
Pokemon GO: Prepare for These Gen 4 Pokemon Evolutions

Pokemon GO: Prepare for These Gen 4 Pokemon Evolutions

Now that the majority of third generation Pokemon are available to catch in Pokemon GO, some fans are already looking to the future of the popular mobile game. The next logical step for Niantic is...

By Dalton Cooper on 21 February 2018
Pokemon GO Announces Valentine's Day Event

Pokemon GO Announces Valentine's Day Event

Just recently, the game developers at Niantic decided to give Pokemon GO trainers some fresh assets to enjoy in the form of new Gen 3 creatures to catch, which were added to the popular mobile augm...

By Kyle Sledge on 16 February 2018
Rumor: Pokemon Switch Starting Localization This Year

Rumor: Pokemon Switch Starting Localization This Year

Pokemon fans who have finished up Ultra Sun/Moon and need a break from chasing around AR monsters in Pokemon GO are eagerly awaiting news about the currently unnamed Pokemon game for Nintendo Switc...

By Denny Connolly on 14 February 2018
Pokemon GO Removes Two Pokemon as Regional Exclusives

Pokemon GO Removes Two Pokemon as Regional Exclusives

Yesterday, Niantic added a lot of Pokemon to the highly-popular mobile augmented reality game Pokemon GO, and the list is rather impressive. Besides new Pokemon, Niantic made some other changes to...

By Joshua Duckworth on 14 February 2018
Pokemon GO Makes Controversial Change to EX Raid Invite

Pokemon GO Makes Controversial Change to EX Raid Invite

Pokemon GO players have long expressed concerned about the game’s EX Raid battle system and the seemingly random way in which EX Raid invites are sent out. The frustration is significant enough tha...

By Jasmine Henry on 14 February 2018
Pokemon GO Image Shows Every Gen 3 Pokemon Available

Pokemon GO Image Shows Every Gen 3 Pokemon Available

Niantic’s phased rollout of Gen 3 monsters into Pokemon GO seems to have been a winning approach so far. The small bursts of new creatures to collect helps players to avoid being overwhelmed by new...

By Denny Connolly on 14 February 2018
Pokemon GO: What Are Rayquaza's Weaknesses?

Pokemon GO: What Are Rayquaza's Weaknesses?

Pokemon GO is about to release its latest Legendary Raid boss, which means it’s time to master a new matchup. The new Legendary will only be available for a limited amount of time, so players who w...

By Denny Connolly on 10 February 2018
Dialga and Palkia Legendary Pokemon Event Starts Today

Dialga and Palkia Legendary Pokemon Event Starts Today

Today marks the start of the first Legendary Pokemon distribution event of 2018, the first of what Game Freak is describing as a “yearlong parade” of Legendary Pokemon. Owners of Pokemon Sun, Moon,...

By Rory Young on 08 February 2018
Pokemon GO Datamine Reveals New Legendary

Pokemon GO Datamine Reveals New Legendary

Not too long ago, the developer Niantic released a fresh trailer for Pokemon GO mimicking the tone and style of the BBC’s Planet Earth documentary series, with the video potentially teasing that Ma...

By Kyle Sledge on 08 February 2018
Pokemon GO Adding New Quests in Update?

Pokemon GO Adding New Quests in Update?

Like previous updates for the game, the latest update for Pokemon GO has been datamined, giving fans plenty of hints as to what’s coming to it in the future. And if dataminers are correct, the futu...

By Dalton Cooper on 07 February 2018
Pokemon GO Adds Three New Character Outfits

Pokemon GO Adds Three New Character Outfits

New avatar items have been added to Pokemon GO that allow players to dress up as classic Pokemon trainers. Anyone who has played the main Pokemon series knows that being challenged by random trainers...

By Curt Hutson on 06 February 2018
Overwatch Fan Creates Incredible Pokemon-Inspired Short

Overwatch Fan Creates Incredible Pokemon-Inspired Short

There’s just something about Overwatch and Pokemon that seems to make the two video game franchises fit together well. Fans of Blizzard’s multiplayer shooter just can’t resist creating crossovers w...

By Jasmine Henry on 06 February 2018
Pokemon GO Offering Rewards to Bring Players Back

Pokemon GO Offering Rewards to Bring Players Back

Pokemon GO was once the game that everyone was talking about but the mobile title has certainly dipped in popularity since its summer 2016 launch. Many players have drifted away from the game but d...

By Jasmine Henry on 06 February 2018
Rumor: Nintendo Switch Pokemon Starters Leaked

Rumor: Nintendo Switch Pokemon Starters Leaked

With every new generation of Pokemon titles comes a wave of fake leaked starter Pokemon. It’s practically a tradition at this point, so no one should be surprised that the upcoming Nintendo Switch ...

By Rory Young on 06 February 2018
New Shiny Pokemon Added to Pokemon GO

New Shiny Pokemon Added to Pokemon GO

With a new horde of Pokemon joining the roster of Pokemon GO today, it was only a matter of time before players uncovered some secrets. Players have now discovered a shiny variant of Aron that can...

By Sarah Fields on 06 February 2018
Pokemon GO: Weather Features Broken For Many Players

Pokemon GO: Weather Features Broken For Many Players

Pokemon GO players have been enjoying the benefits of the new weather system for the last few weeks with increased sightings, more candy, and strength bonuses in certain conditions. The new system...

By Denny Connolly on 06 February 2018
Pokemon Nintendo Switch Titles Revealed?

Pokemon Nintendo Switch Titles Revealed?

[Update: These trademarks and logos have been faked as part of an Internet hoax. Original story follows.] Rumors have been swirling these past few days that Nintendo is set to host a Nintendo Direct...

By Dalton Cooper on 06 February 2018
Pokemon GO Changes In-Game Map Feature

Pokemon GO Changes In-Game Map Feature

Pokémon GO players may have noticed a change in their game’s overworld map. This news is due to developer Niantic switching from Google Maps to OpenStreetMap (OSM.). OSM is an open source, editable m...

By Joshua Duckworth on 06 February 2018
Pokemon Series Passes 300 Million Units Sold

Pokemon Series Passes 300 Million Units Sold

Pokemon‘s reign as an outstandingly popular game series continues, with the series picking up new acknowledgment for its accomplishments. According to a new report, 300 million copies of the game s...

By Sarah Fields on 06 February 2018
Pokemon GO Players are Feeling 'Very Discouraged'

Pokemon GO Players are Feeling 'Very Discouraged'

Pokemon GO continues to receive support from Niantic, with the company running special events like the recent Halloween event as well as adding new features and Pokemon to the game. Even so, the ad...

By Dalton Cooper on 06 February 2018
Pokemon GO Testing New Features Ahead of Next Event?

Pokemon GO Testing New Features Ahead of Next Event?

Over the past year and a half, Pokemon GO fans have seen a number of significant new features added to the game, with arguably the most notable being raid battles. Niantic has promised even more fe...

By Dalton Cooper on 06 February 2018
Pokemon GO Egg Event Will Help Players Catch Gen 3 Mons

Pokemon GO Egg Event Will Help Players Catch Gen 3 Mons

Developer Niantic recently released a slew of new Generation 3 Pokemon into Pokemon GO and is now giving players a hand in capturing them for a limited time. To celebrate the newcomers, Pokemon GO is...

By Curt Hutson on 06 February 2018
Detective Pikachu Gets March Release Date in the West

Detective Pikachu Gets March Release Date in the West

About a month ago, the European rating board known as PEGI officially rated the adventure game Detective Pikachu, which indicated the inevitability of the 3DS title coming to European and North Ame...

By Kyle Sledge on 06 February 2018
Pokemon GO Adds Kyogre, But It's Not Available Yet

Pokemon GO Adds Kyogre, But It's Not Available Yet

It appears that Kyogre, the legendary Generation 3 water type, has been officially added to Pokemon GO, though it isn’t available quite yet. The discovery was made by The Silph Road contributor Chral...

By Curt Hutson on 06 February 2018
Here's How Much Money Pokemon GO Made in 2017

Here's How Much Money Pokemon GO Made in 2017

Pokemon GO has been a seriously big earner for developer Niantic and it even became the fastest app ever to reach $1 billion in revenue. But has the hugely popular mobile game been able to maintain...

By Jasmine Henry on 06 February 2018
Pokemon GO Hacker Jailed in the UK

Pokemon GO Hacker Jailed in the UK

Pokemon GO is no stranger to server problems and outages, including those as a result of DDoS attacks. But now, it has been reported that one notorious Pokemon GO hacker has been punished for his r...

By Jasmine Henry on 06 February 2018
Pokemon GO Introduces Monthly Community Day Event

Pokemon GO Introduces Monthly Community Day Event

Just recently, Niantic disappointed many Pokemon GO fans by announcing plans to end support for certain iPhones and iPads that are “not capable of upgrading to iOS 11,” as it could leave many playe...

By Kyle Sledge on 06 February 2018
Nintendo 2DS XL Pikachu Edition Coming Soon to US

Nintendo 2DS XL Pikachu Edition Coming Soon to US

Today, it was revealed that a once Japan-only title, Detective Pikachu, is set for a Western release date at the end of this month, with fans in the US understandably excited to finally be able to...

By Kyle Sledge on 06 February 2018
10 Scariest Moments in Non-Horror Games

10 Scariest Moments in Non-Horror Games

While gaming’s biggest scares can be found in established horror franchises like Resident Evil and Silent Hill, there are plenty of non-horror games with moments that will send chills down players’...

By Dalton Cooper on 02 February 2018
Pokemon GO May Be Made Unplayable Due to GPS Outages

Pokemon GO May Be Made Unplayable Due to GPS Outages

Pokemon GO has experienced its share of problems that have made it unplayable in the past, but some gamers in the U.S. could potentially experience GPS outages that prevent playing the game normall...

By Sarah Fields on 01 February 2018
1998 Was The Best Year In Video Gaming

1998 Was The Best Year In Video Gaming

With Final Fantasy 15 and Uncharted 4 coming soon, 2016 is looking like a solid year for gamers. But one writer argues why 1998 remains his pick as the best year for video games. 2015 had a number...

By Alexander Pan on 29 January 2018
Pokemon GO: Outdated SSL Cert Causes Login Problems

Pokemon GO: Outdated SSL Cert Causes Login Problems

Pokemon GO was down for about a half hour this morning, despite there being no new release or maintenance on the schedule. The unexpected problems had fans worried, but a bit of detective work seem...

By Denny Connolly on 27 January 2018
Pokemon GO Holiday 2017 Event Start Time Confirmed

Pokemon GO Holiday 2017 Event Start Time Confirmed

While Taiwan’s Google Play Store leaked details on Pokemon GO‘s holiday 2017 event, Niantic itself has now confirmed its existence. Not only has Niantic detailed what fans can expect from the game’...

By Dalton Cooper on 27 January 2018
Pokemon GO: How To Get Free Single-Use Incubators

Pokemon GO: How To Get Free Single-Use Incubators

After weeks of waiting, Pokemon GO players finally are getting some information about this year’s holiday event. In addition to the opportunity to catch a new batch of water- and ice-types, trainer...

By Denny Connolly on 27 January 2018
Pokemon GO: This is What Star Pieces Do

Pokemon GO: This is What Star Pieces Do

Pokemon GO‘s holiday 2017 event is set to kick off later today, and it is bringing with it plenty of reasons for fans to get excited. Besides third generation water- and ice-type Pokemon and the ch...

By Dalton Cooper on 27 January 2018
Pokemon GO Makes Smart Change for Gym Battle Screen

Pokemon GO Makes Smart Change for Gym Battle Screen

Without a doubt, Pokemon GO fans are highly anticipating the game’s holiday event for 2017, as the title’s latest datamine has revealed quite a big batch of gift boxes that are likely to arrive in...

By Kyle Sledge on 27 January 2018
Pokemon GO Adding Shiny Chikorita

Pokemon GO Adding Shiny Chikorita

Pokemon GO players have had excellent luck recently when it comes to building their collections of shiny Pokemon. At the recent Community Day event players were able to catch a shiny Pikachu and it...

By Jasmine Henry on 25 January 2018
Pokemon GO Announces Details for Next Community Day

Pokemon GO Announces Details for Next Community Day

Over the weekend, Pokemon GO held its first-ever Community Day event that included a bevy of bonuses, while also providing an increased chance of sighting a shiny Pikachu in the mobile augmented re...

By Kyle Sledge on 25 January 2018
Pokemon GO Community Day Event Releases Shiny Pikachu

Pokemon GO Community Day Event Releases Shiny Pikachu

Pokemon GO’s first Community Day event is officially underway (at least in most parts of the world)! The one-day event offers players the chance to catch a special Pikachu variant with the Surf mov...

By Denny Connolly on 23 January 2018
Pokemon GO Ending Support for More iPhones and iPads

Pokemon GO Ending Support for More iPhones and iPads

Niantic has already ended support for Pokemon GO on millions of older iOS devices, but the developer behind the hit mobile game isn’t done shifting its support plans yet. It has now announced that...

By Jasmine Henry on 23 January 2018
Pokemon GO Players Turn Against EX Raid System

Pokemon GO Players Turn Against EX Raid System

When Niantic announced the Pokemon GO EX Raid system, it was pitched as a way of rewarding committed players for their time spent in the game. By being invite-only, it meant that only those who pla...

By Jasmine Henry on 23 January 2018
Pokemon GO Adds New Limited-Time Legendary Pokemon

Pokemon GO Adds New Limited-Time Legendary Pokemon

When it was discovered that the regular and shiny Kyogre assets were added to Pokemon GO, gamers around the world knew that the legendary water-type would release soon. However, it seems unlikely t...

By Joshua Duckworth on 19 January 2018
Switch Survey Confirms Pokemon RPG Releases 2018

Switch Survey Confirms Pokemon RPG Releases 2018

At the recent Nintendo Direct Mini, it was revealed 2018 would be a busy year for the Nintendo Switch, and information concerning Pokémon was highly desired. Fans learned that Pokkén Tournament DX...

By Joshua Duckworth on 18 January 2018
Nintendo Releases First-Party Wii and ‘Pokémon’ Sales Numbers

Nintendo Releases First-Party Wii and ‘Pokémon’ Sales Numbers

It goes without saying that Nintendo is preparing for a big year in 2012. With the release of the Wii U, and the aftermath of a 3DS price drop, looming over the horizon, the house that Mario buil...

By Anthony Taormina on 17 January 2018
Norway PM Plays Pokemon GO Before Trump Meeting

Norway PM Plays Pokemon GO Before Trump Meeting

The past few months have brought plenty of reports about people playing Pokemon GO when they shouldn’t be. Over the weekend an actor played the game at the Golden Globes, while in Canada a man was...

By Jasmine Henry on 17 January 2018
Pokken Tournament DX Adding New Playable Pokemon

Pokken Tournament DX Adding New Playable Pokemon

Without a doubt, today’s Nintendo Direct Mini contained a lot of information in regards to what’s on the horizon for the Switch. The brief press event saw confirmation of new releases for the conso...

By Kyle Sledge on 16 January 2018
This Actor Was Playing Pokemon GO On The Golden Globes Red Carpet

This Actor Was Playing Pokemon GO On The Golden Globes Red Carpet

The Pokemon GO craze may have peaked during the summer of 2016, but that doesn’t mean the game’s die-hard fans aren’t still playing even at the most surprising times and places. Most recently, a ce...

By Denny Connolly on 11 January 2018
Pokemon GO Regional Exclusives Move Locations

Pokemon GO Regional Exclusives Move Locations

When Niantic introduced more Gen 3 Pokemon to Pokemon GO, fans were delighted that two of their favorite characters would be added to the game. Seviper and Zangoose, two iconic feuding Pokemon, wou...

By Jasmine Henry on 09 January 2018
Rumor: Pokemon on Switch Details, Release Window Leaked

Rumor: Pokemon on Switch Details, Release Window Leaked

Speculation for the Nintendo Switch Pokemon game has been rampant since it was originally announced. Now, thanks to PokeSirena, gossip concerning some of the features for the next Pokemon game has...

By Joshua Duckworth on 09 January 2018
Pokemon GO Nerfs Upcoming Legendary Kyogre

Pokemon GO Nerfs Upcoming Legendary Kyogre

While it was previously hinted that the next legendary raid for Pokémon GO was the Water-type Kyogre, players may now have more to go on; however, it may not be the news they were expecting. It see...

By Joshua Duckworth on 08 January 2018
Pokemon GO Makes Big Improvement to Weather System

Pokemon GO Makes Big Improvement to Weather System

Following the implementation of the real-world weather feature in the popular mobile augmented reality title Pokemon GO, Niantic faced a plethora of complaints from fans after they received extreme...

By Kyle Sledge on 08 January 2018
Video Game Trends By Decade

Video Game Trends By Decade

Just like anything else, video game trends can shift from season to season and year to year. Looking back at the past 30 to 40 years of game development, we can see when and how some trends emerg...

By Melissa Loomis on 07 January 2018
Pokemon GO to Release in China

Pokemon GO to Release in China

Pokemon GO has over 500 million players and is available in most countries around the world. But the popular mobile game has been banned in China up until now. In a new interview, John Hanke, the CEO...

By Jasmine Henry on 07 January 2018
Don't Expect Pokemon on Switch to Be Like Zelda: BOTW

Don't Expect Pokemon on Switch to Be Like Zelda: BOTW

When Nintendo announced at E3 2017 that a mainline Pokemon game would be coming to the Nintendo Switch, it generated a great deal of excitement. After all, the Nintendo Switch is capable of hosting...

By Dalton Cooper on 03 January 2018
Pokemon GO Changes Egg Rarity for Certain Pokemon

Pokemon GO Changes Egg Rarity for Certain Pokemon

Niantic is constantly making changes to its popular augmented reality game Pokemon GO, though it doesn’t always share these changes with players. Over the past month, it seems as though Niantic has...

By Dalton Cooper on 03 January 2018
New Pokemon GO Region Exclusive Found

New Pokemon GO Region Exclusive Found

Earlier this month, Pokemon GO developer Niantic added several new Gen 3 Ice and Water-type Pokemon to the game. While players were initially delighted with this, many are now disheartened to learn...

By Jasmine Henry on 02 January 2018
PoGO Adding New Way to Catch Pokemon with AR Plus

PoGO Adding New Way to Catch Pokemon with AR Plus

Without a doubt, there are surely still plenty of Pokemon GO fans attempting to defeat and catch Groudon in the title’s Legendary Battle Raids, while at the same time trying to nab every creature i...

By Kyle Sledge on 01 January 2018
Pokemon GO Confirms AR+ Mode as Apple Exclusive

Pokemon GO Confirms AR+ Mode as Apple Exclusive

Not too long ago, a Pokemon GO datamine of version 0.87.5 revealed the developer Niantic had plans to introduce an AR Plus mode that would be a more in-depth version of the popular mobile augmented...

By Kyle Sledge on 01 January 2018
Pokemon GO Bug Makes Organizing Pokemon Difficult

Pokemon GO Bug Makes Organizing Pokemon Difficult

With the ongoing holiday event, Pokémon GO players may not be excited to hear about the newest bug. Now, after transferring, renaming, appraising, or evolving a Pokémon, the player is returned to t...

By Joshua Duckworth on 01 January 2018
Pokemon GO Fans Start Petition to Remove EX Raids

Pokemon GO Fans Start Petition to Remove EX Raids

Frustration over the EX Raid system in Pokemon GO has reached a boiling point for some players, who are now signing a petition to eliminate the system altogether. The petition was created by Randy Kh...

By Curt Hutson on 01 January 2018
Pokemon GO Offering Huge Rewards to Inactive Players

Pokemon GO Offering Huge Rewards to Inactive Players

The number of active Pokemon GO players has dipped dramatically since the game launched and over time it has struggled to keep people coming back. Limited time events (such as the forthcoming holiday...

By Jasmine Henry on 01 January 2018
Pokemon GO Adding New Gift Boxes for the Holiday, New Year?

Pokemon GO Adding New Gift Boxes for the Holiday, New Year?

Pokemon GO players are busy hunting down Groudon this week, but it is very likely that a new batch of activities is about to arrive with the inevitable Christmas holiday event. Official details abo...

By Denny Connolly on 01 January 2018
Pokemon GO EX Raid Pass Trolls Players for Christmas

Pokemon GO EX Raid Pass Trolls Players for Christmas

Pokemon GO remains one of the most popular mobile games on the market, but it’s not without its flaws. One of the most common criticisms levied at the game is its EX Raid system, which invites play...

By Dalton Cooper on 01 January 2018
Pokemon GO Player's Car Stolen Trying to Catch Geodude

Pokemon GO Player's Car Stolen Trying to Catch Geodude

Pokemon GO players have made headlines for playing the game while driving recently, with one Pokemon GO-playing driver receiving a fine from the police. But this latest story about a Pokemon GO pla...

By Jasmine Henry on 01 January 2018
Pokemon GO Adds Two New Shiny Pokemon

Pokemon GO Adds Two New Shiny Pokemon

After much anticipation, Pokemon GO developer Niantic has finally revealed the mobile augmented reality title’s holiday event for 2017, which not only brings back Santa Hat Pikachu for a limited ti...

By Kyle Sledge on 01 January 2018
PoGO Holiday Event Details Leak on Google Play

PoGO Holiday Event Details Leak on Google Play

It wasn’t too long ago that a recent Pokemon GO datamine of version 0.87.5 indicated that new gift boxes would be added for the popular mobile augmented reality title’s inevitable holiday event. No...

By Kyle Sledge on 01 January 2018
Pokemon GO: How to Conserve Potions During Gym Battles

Pokemon GO: How to Conserve Potions During Gym Battles

Now that raiding is a definitive part of the Pokemon GO experience, dedicated fans who participate daily may struggle from time to time with keeping their potion levels high. Thankfully, players on...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 30 December 2017
Pokemon GO Update Teases 'Battle Teams' Feature

Pokemon GO Update Teases 'Battle Teams' Feature

The days of ignoring prompts to install the latest version of Pokemon GO are over, as Niantic has officially forced players to download the mobile title’s newest update — a move that has heightened...

By AJ Caulfield on 29 December 2017
Pokemon Crystal Sets Release Date for 3DS eShop

Pokemon Crystal Sets Release Date for 3DS eShop

Without a doubt, Pokemon Crystal‘s launch on Game Boy Color in 2000 was considered by most fans to be a landmark event, as it was not only the first main series game to feature animated sprites for...

By Kyle Sledge on 29 December 2017
Pokemon GO Debuts Global Travel and Catch Challenge

Pokemon GO Debuts Global Travel and Catch Challenge

Every so often Pokemon GO developer Niantic hosts themed events in an effort to bring players back to the game. While these events usually benefit individual players for taking part, this latest ev...

By Jasmine Henry on 29 December 2017
Pokemon GO Bug Leaves Nearby Radar Blank

Pokemon GO Bug Leaves Nearby Radar Blank

Sadly, Pokémon GO is no stranger to bugs (and not just the Pokémon type). iOS players previously encountered a bug that would require frequent tapping to prevent the game from going to sleep, and n...

By Joshua Duckworth on 28 December 2017
New Pokemon GO Improvements Will Be Announced Next Week

New Pokemon GO Improvements Will Be Announced Next Week

Earlier this week, Niantic announced a new venture with Warner Bros. Interactive and Portkey Games called Harry Potter: Wizards Unite. Recognizing that some fans may be worried that the new Harry P...

By Dalton Cooper on 28 December 2017
Pokemon GO Players in Russia Arrested During Protests

Pokemon GO Players in Russia Arrested During Protests

Pokemon GO players already face some dangers in playing the game, such as getting lost and being stranded. But a series of Russian arrests means that fans of the mobile game can also add “run-ins w...

By Jasmine Henry on 28 December 2017
Detective Pikachu Might Come to Europe, North America

Detective Pikachu Might Come to Europe, North America

Just a couple of months ago, it was revealed that the Detective Pikachu live-action movie is slated to start filming next year. When it comes to news related to the Nintendo 3DS game on which the m...

By Kyle Sledge on 27 December 2017
Pokemon GO Players Unlock Silver Tier Rewards

Pokemon GO Players Unlock Silver Tier Rewards

Pokemon GO players have managed to catch over 1.5 billion Pokemon over the last few days, which has seen the community earn the silver tier reward in the ongoing Global Catch Challenge. With the si...

By Dalton Cooper on 27 December 2017
Pikachu Does the Unthinkable in New Pokemon Movie

Pikachu Does the Unthinkable in New Pokemon Movie

Pokemon the Movie: I Choose You!, the latest Pokemon feature length film, has been somewhat of a magnet for controversy. Fans were upset when it was revealed that series regulars Brock and Misty wo...

By Dalton Cooper on 27 December 2017
Pokemon GO: Is Wurmple's Evolution Random?

Pokemon GO: Is Wurmple's Evolution Random?

The Pokemon GO community is usually quick to figure out tricks to control the evolution of certain Pokemon. Mere days after the game launched in the summer of 2016, and the Eevee evolution trick wa...

By Dalton Cooper on 27 December 2017
Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon Exclusive Pokemon

Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon Exclusive Pokemon

Since the franchise started with Pokemon Red and Blue, Pokemon games have had Pokemon exclusive to each version. The idea behind this is that players have to find others with the opposite version o...

By Dalton Cooper on 27 December 2017
Pokemon GO Community Not Happy With This Month's Events

Pokemon GO Community Not Happy With This Month's Events

This week, Pokemon GO developer Niantic announced events for Korea and Japan that are sure to boost player count and activity in the region. However, the rest of the Pokemon GO community is not ple...

By Anthony Taormina on 27 December 2017
Pokemon GO Halloween Event Does Include Witch Hat Pichu

Pokemon GO Halloween Event Does Include Witch Hat Pichu

The Pokemon GO Halloween Event is in full swing, bringing plenty of tricks and treats to trainers. One part of the special event is the ability to catch a Pikachu wearing a witch’s hat. However, pl...

By Curt Hutson on 26 December 2017
Pokemon GO Players Discover Trick to Get EX Raid Invite

Pokemon GO Players Discover Trick to Get EX Raid Invite

In order for Pokemon GO fans to catch Mewtwo, one of the rarest and most recognizable legendary Pokemon in the history of the franchise, they have to receive a special EX Raid invite. The only requ...

By Dalton Cooper on 26 December 2017
Pokemon GO: Shiny Duskull and Shiny Dusclops Confirmed

Pokemon GO: Shiny Duskull and Shiny Dusclops Confirmed

Pokemon GO now has Gen 3 Pokemon, with several Ghost-type Pokemon from that generation currently available. The Pokemon arrived as part of the game’s Halloween event, giving players something to sm...

By Jasmine Henry on 26 December 2017
Pokemon GO Increases Storage Space in New Update

Pokemon GO Increases Storage Space in New Update

Not long ago, the developer Niantic announced its plans to bring Gen 3 starters and some other Hoenn region monsters to the popular augmented reality mobile title Pokemon GO. Now, in order to prepa...

By Kyle Sledge on 25 December 2017
Pokemon GO: Delibird Found in Holiday Promo Image

Pokemon GO: Delibird Found in Holiday Promo Image

Earlier this week, Pokemon GO developer Niantic confirmed that more Gen 3 Pokemon will soon be added to the game. However, new evidence uncovered by fans of the hit mobile game suggests that the Ge...

By Jasmine Henry on 25 December 2017
Pokemon GO Adding Two New Evolution Items

Pokemon GO Adding Two New Evolution Items

Two new Evolution items are coming to Pokemon GO, according to an update on the game’s official support site. The Deep Sea Scale and Deep Sea Tooth were included in a list of Evolution items posted o...

By Curt Hutson on 25 December 2017
Pokemon GO: Did PokeStops Get Stealth Nerfed?

Pokemon GO: Did PokeStops Get Stealth Nerfed?

While many people stopped playing Pokemon GO last year, there are millions of fans that have remained dedicated to the innovative augmented reality game. These dedicated players spend their days ha...

By Dalton Cooper on 25 December 2017
Pokemon GO Datamine Reveals New Shiny Pokemon

Pokemon GO Datamine Reveals New Shiny Pokemon

Pokemon GO received a performance-enhancing update earlier today, and like most updates for Niantic’s popular mobile game, it has since been analyzed by dataminers. Besides some evidence that Niant...

By Dalton Cooper on 25 December 2017
Pokemon GO: How To Defeat And Catch Groudon

Pokemon GO: How To Defeat And Catch Groudon

Although many Pokemon GO players were hoping for a short break from Legendary Battle Raids during the winter months, it seems like Niantic has no intention of slowing down. After Ho-Oh’s appearance...

By Denny Connolly on 21 December 2017
New Pokemon Movie is Changing Ash's Design Again

New Pokemon Movie is Changing Ash's Design Again

Since Ash’s introduction in the late 90’s, the ten-year-old boy’s appearance has changed steadily over the years. Although the general design has remained much the same throughout the majority of t...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 18 December 2017
Unlock Ash's Pikachu in Pokemon Sun and Pokemon Moon

Unlock Ash's Pikachu in Pokemon Sun and Pokemon Moon

In September, Pokemon fans in North America had a one-week opportunity to collect a limited edition Pikachu wearing Ash Ketchum’s hat. The promotion tied in with the theatrical run of Pokemon the M...

By John Jacques on 16 December 2017
Pokemon GO: Which Gen 3 Pokemon Hatch from Each Egg

Pokemon GO: Which Gen 3 Pokemon Hatch from Each Egg

Pokemon GO players are now able to collect more Gen 3 Pokemon as many fan-favorite characters from the Hoenn region have been added to the game. The update also means that more Pokemon have been ad...

By Jasmine Henry on 16 December 2017
PoGO Developing Way to Let Players Add More PokeStops?

PoGO Developing Way to Let Players Add More PokeStops?

At the moment, Pokemon GO players are currently able to catch the fresh batch of Gen 3 creatures and explore the augmented mobile reality title’s new weather features thanks to an update that came...

By Kyle Sledge on 15 December 2017
The Rock Might Play Detective Pikachu

The Rock Might Play Detective Pikachu

Pokemon fans were delighted earlier this week when it was confirmed that the Detective Pikachu movie will begin filming early next year. But while the movie has already secured some top talent to d...

By Jasmine Henry on 15 December 2017
Why Pokemon GO is Giving You Extreme Weather Warnings

Why Pokemon GO is Giving You Extreme Weather Warnings

The Pokemon GO dynamic weather update is now here, providing players with bonuses and increased Pokemon spawns based on their local weather conditions. But unfortunately not all Pokemon GO players...

By Jasmine Henry on 15 December 2017
Pokemon GO Adds New Shiny Pokemon in Update

Pokemon GO Adds New Shiny Pokemon in Update

After months of anticipation, a slew of third generation Pokemon were finally added to Pokemon GO earlier today. Pokemon GO enthusiasts the world over have been out catching the new Pokemon, and so...

By Dalton Cooper on 15 December 2017
Pokemon GO EX Raid Invite System is Broken

Pokemon GO EX Raid Invite System is Broken

Although the Pokemon GO EX Raid invite system is supposed to be exclusive, players are finding it is even more selective than intended. Due to a presumed bug with the invite system, Pokemon GO is o...

By Anthony Taormina on 15 December 2017
Pokemon GO Adds New Sale Items for Global Challenge

Pokemon GO Adds New Sale Items for Global Challenge

To assist players in the newly-announced Pokemon GO Global Catch Challenge, developer Niantic is offering some major discounts on select premium items for a limited time only. Two new item boxes ha...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 15 December 2017
Pokemon GO Raid Boss List Updated

Pokemon GO Raid Boss List Updated

Dedicated Pokemon GO players that participate in raids have been noticing some new creatures lately. As it turns out, Niantic has added some new Pokemon to raids in Pokemon GO, which range from wel...

By Dalton Cooper on 15 December 2017
Pokemon GO: How to Solo a Scyther Raid

Pokemon GO: How to Solo a Scyther Raid

Of all the appealing new Pokemon GO level 3 Battle Raid bosses, Scyther may be the easiest to defeat and catch. Players who have been doing a lot of raiding up to this point likely already have a t...

By Denny Connolly on 15 December 2017
You Must Catch This New Pokemon in Pokemon GO

You Must Catch This New Pokemon in Pokemon GO

Pokemon trainers the world over have been busy catching the 50 new Pokemon added to Pokemon GO as of the game’s latest update. However, out of all the new Pokemon added to the game, one is standing...

By Dalton Cooper on 12 December 2017
Pokemon GO: Gen 3 And Weather Changes Live

Pokemon GO: Gen 3 And Weather Changes Live

Pokemon GO fans have been eagerly awaiting the next batch of Gen 3 monsters since things kicked off with the Halloween event in October and now the moment has finally arrived. The next batch of Gen...

By Denny Connolly on 12 December 2017
Pokemon GO Battle Parties Feature Announced

Pokemon GO Battle Parties Feature Announced

Pokemon GO developer Niantic has already made several big announcements about the game this week as more Gen 3 Pokemon are on the way and the new dynamic weather system is also releasing soon. But...

By Jasmine Henry on 11 December 2017
Pokemon GO: Still No Timetable for Pokemon Trading

Pokemon GO: Still No Timetable for Pokemon Trading

With the release of 50 third generation Pokemon imminent as well as the introduction of a new dynamic weather system, it’s an exciting time to be a Pokemon GO fan. However, some fans are upset that...

By Dalton Cooper on 10 December 2017
Pokemon GO: Additional Gen 3 Pokemon Coming Later This Week

Pokemon GO: Additional Gen 3 Pokemon Coming Later This Week

The first taste of gen 3 arrived in Pokemon GO during the popular Halloween event, but players have been eager to hunt down the rest of the Hoenn region creatures since then. After a few months of...

By Denny Connolly on 09 December 2017
Pokemon GO: 3 Ways to Improve Combat

Pokemon GO: 3 Ways to Improve Combat

Pokemon GO remains one of the most popular mobile games on the market, but few would argue that it’s a perfect experience. On the contrary, there are still many ways Niantic could improve Pokemon G...

By Dalton Cooper on 07 December 2017
Pokemon GO: Farfetch'd is Now Available Worldwide

Pokemon GO: Farfetch'd is Now Available Worldwide

When Niantic launched the Global Catch Challenge in Pokemon GO a few days ago, it looked like fans weren’t going to meet their goal of catching 3 billion Pokemon by November 26th. However, the Poke...

By Dalton Cooper on 05 December 2017
Pokemon GO Unlocks Double XP for Global Challenge

Pokemon GO Unlocks Double XP for Global Challenge

The first tier in the Pokemon GO Global Catch Challenge has been unlocked after the total number of Pokemon caught in the game reached 500 million. Players can now reap all the rewards of the Bronze...

By Curt Hutson on 04 December 2017
Pokemon GO: 5 Things Draconius GO Does Better

Pokemon GO: 5 Things Draconius GO Does Better

Considering the massive success that is Pokemon GO, it’s not surprising that other developers have attempted to emulate it. While there are numerous Pokemon GO clones out in the wild, the most prom...

By Dalton Cooper on 03 December 2017
New Pokemon GO Feature Complicates the Game

New Pokemon GO Feature Complicates the Game

It appears that, with the latest Pokémon Go update, a new bug has appeared on iOS. iPhone users have revealed that the game is automatically locking after a few seconds up to a minute, making it ve...

By Joshua Duckworth on 03 December 2017
Pokemon GO Secretly Releases Ho-oh Raid

Pokemon GO Secretly Releases Ho-oh Raid

Pokemon GO has been keeping trainers busy recently with the Global Challenge Event, and it looks like users may have one more thing to look forward to soon. Players in Japan have discovered a Ho-Oh...

By Sarah Fields on 02 December 2017
Pokemon GO: Why Alolan Pokemon Might Come Soon

Pokemon GO: Why Alolan Pokemon Might Come Soon

We’re nearly a year and six months removed from the game’s launch in June of 2016 and Pokemon GO is still missing hundreds of Pokemon. Developer Niantic has announced plans to slowly introduce gen...

By Dalton Cooper on 30 November 2017
Pokemon GO EX Raid System is Still Broken

Pokemon GO EX Raid System is Still Broken

Ever since EX Raids were first introduced to Pokemon GO, many fans have expressed frustration with the system. For the uninitiated, EX Raids are special raids with ultra rare Pokemon, like Mewtwo,...

By Dalton Cooper on 26 November 2017
Pokemon GO Delays Update on New Features

Pokemon GO Delays Update on New Features

A few days ago, reports circulated that Niantic was going to announce updates on various Pokemon GO features sometime this week. However, it appears as though the studio is too busy with its recent...

By Dalton Cooper on 26 November 2017
Pokemon GO EX Raids Get Major Improvements

Pokemon GO EX Raids Get Major Improvements

Since the feature was launched, EX Raid Battles in Pokemon GO have been the cause of a lot of complaints. The only way to get hold of the legendary Pokemon Mewtwo, EX Raiding is a process that has...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 26 November 2017
Pokemon Ultra Moon Review

Pokemon Ultra Moon Review

Is Nintendo’s improved take on Pokemon Sun and Moon worth playing through once more, or is it too similar to justify another jaunt through the islands of Alola?

By Cody Gravelle on 25 November 2017
Pokemon Ultra Sun, Ultra Moon: 5 Tips From a Champion

Pokemon Ultra Sun, Ultra Moon: 5 Tips From a Champion

With Pokemon Ultra Sun and Pokemon Ultra Moon releasing on November 17, countless Pokemon trainers will begin brand new journeys as they seek to become true Pokemon Champions and find out what new...

By John Jacques on 25 November 2017
Pokemon GO Fixing Raid Battle Tracking

Pokemon GO Fixing Raid Battle Tracking

Pokemon GO raids continue to be a source of controversy for the popular mobile game. Many fans have criticized the way raids are implemented in the game, particularly EX Raids, which currently seem...

By Dalton Cooper on 25 November 2017
Pokemon GO Releases New Update for Android and iOS

Pokemon GO Releases New Update for Android and iOS

Developer Niantic today announced that a new update is heading to Pokemon GO. The update consists of a handful of bug squashes, as well as support for the iPhone X. The update was revealed through th...

By Curt Hutson on 25 November 2017
Pokemon GO Ending Support for Millions on iOS

Pokemon GO Ending Support for Millions on iOS

Pokemon GO has over 500 million players, with many of them playing the game every single day. But those numbers may soon drop as the game will no longer be playable for millions of users running an...

By Jasmine Henry on 24 November 2017
Time Change Messed Up Pokemon GO Raid Times

Time Change Messed Up Pokemon GO Raid Times

If you feel like the daylight saving change has your scheduled a little of whack, you aren’t the only one. Pokemon GO’s developer, Niantic, is also struggling to get things back in line after the f...

By Denny Connolly on 23 November 2017
Pokemon GO Anti-Cheat Feature Disabled by iOS Update

Pokemon GO Anti-Cheat Feature Disabled by iOS Update

When Niantic released the Pokemon GO Halloween event update, the developer also quietly introduced a new anti-cheat measure. This feature, called the “app blacklist,” allowed Pokemon GO to detect i...

By Jasmine Henry on 23 November 2017
Pokemon GO Adds Alola Items from Ultra Sun and Moon

Pokemon GO Adds Alola Items from Ultra Sun and Moon

As a nice surprise for any hardcore Pokemon fans looking forward to the launch of Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon on November 17th, Pokemon GO players can now dress their avatar with new items fro...

By Dalton Cooper on 23 November 2017
Pokemon GO Player Fined for Playing While Driving

Pokemon GO Player Fined for Playing While Driving

By now Pokemon GO players are keenly aware of the dangers of playing the game at inappropriate times. And yet, some players still choose to take that chance, finding themselves in hot water when th...

By Jasmine Henry on 23 November 2017
Pokemon GO Tips for New EX Raid Players

Pokemon GO Tips for New EX Raid Players

As Pokemon GO EX Raid battle testing continues, developer Niantic has been hosting battles in new locations and sending out more invites to players. While this is good news for fans eager to try th...

By Jasmine Henry on 23 November 2017
Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon Make Mimikyu Creepier

Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon Make Mimikyu Creepier

One of the creepiest new Pokemon introduced in Pokemon Sun and Moon was Mimikyu. A ghost/fairy-type Pokemon, Mimikyu’s appearance is said to cause illness, and so it dresses itself up as Pikachu to...

By Dalton Cooper on 20 November 2017
Pokemon GO Secretly Buffed Raid Rewards

Pokemon GO Secretly Buffed Raid Rewards

It seems that popular mobile game Pokemon GO has been making a few secretive changes behind the scenes, something fans appear to be strongly in favor of this time around. According to posts on dedi...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 20 November 2017
10 Best Ghost-Type Pokemon

10 Best Ghost-Type Pokemon

In the first generation of Pokemon games, Game Freak introduced three ghost-type Pokemon, all part of the same evolutionary line. Since the days of Gastly, Haunter, and Gengar, the number of ghost-...

By Dalton Cooper on 17 November 2017
Pokemon CEO Thought Nintendo Switch Would Fail

Pokemon CEO Thought Nintendo Switch Would Fail

It’s hard to believe now, given the success of the Nintendo Switch, but prior to the console’s launch the jury was out on whether or not the new device would be a contender. Nintendo’s recent histo...

By Cody Gravelle on 15 November 2017
Pokemon GO: Delayed Safari Events Get New Dates

Pokemon GO: Delayed Safari Events Get New Dates

Not too long ago, European Pokemon GO fans were disappointed to learn that the developer Niantic decided to implement a delay for the region’s Safari Zone events following the fiasco that was the g...

By Kyle Sledge on 15 November 2017
Pokemon CEO Didn't Believe Switch Would Succeed

Pokemon CEO Didn't Believe Switch Would Succeed

Many early adopters of Nintendo’s newest console, the Switch, have been chomping at the bit for a brand new Pokemon adventure on the more powerful hardware. Indeed, trainers the world over will hav...

By Riley Little on 15 November 2017
Pokemon GO Players Catch Legendary in Memory of Friend

Pokemon GO Players Catch Legendary in Memory of Friend

Since the game launched in the summer of 2016, Pokemon GO has shown an ability to bring people together. Unlike most other video games, Pokemon GO encourages people to get out into their community,...

By Dalton Cooper on 15 November 2017
Pokemon GO Update Prepares for Gen 3 Release

Pokemon GO Update Prepares for Gen 3 Release

A new update for Pokemon GO is now live for the iOS version of the game, and dataminers have discovered that it is setting the stage for the addition of third generation Pokemon. The game’s GAME_MA...

By Dalton Cooper on 15 November 2017
Pokemon Ultra Sun and Moon: Legendary Pokemon World

Pokemon Ultra Sun and Moon: Legendary Pokemon World

The new story in Pokemon Ultra Sun & Moon has trainers leaving the tropical paradise for even more exotic locales. Reportedly, one of these new destinations is a world inhabited by legendary Po...

By Curt Hutson on 15 November 2017
Pokemon GO Players Discover New, Double Bounce Throw

Pokemon GO Players Discover New, Double Bounce Throw

Players of the popular Pokemon GO mobile game have discovered a new Poke Ball throwing technique that doesn’t really do anything special. The idea is to throw the Poke Ball and have it bounce off a P...

By Curt Hutson on 15 November 2017
Pokemon GO Players Unable To Login

Pokemon GO Players Unable To Login

Pokemon GO players looking to celebrate with the game’s current double Stardust Equinox event were met with an unwanted surprise early this morning. According to Pokemon GO‘s official Twitter, the...

By Cody Gravelle on 15 November 2017
Pokemon GO User Receives Fine for Playing While Driving

Pokemon GO User Receives Fine for Playing While Driving

Pokemon GO has always been a bit of a troublemaker for the subsection of its users with less self-control than others. The app’s addictive gameplay has caused problems for players before, with news...

By Cody Gravelle on 15 November 2017
Pokemon GO: How to Catch Mewtwo

Pokemon GO: How to Catch Mewtwo

Catching any legendary Pokemon in Pokemon GO is no easy task, but Mewtwo puts up an even greater challenge than his counterparts. This isn’t because of his catch rate, which is actually higher than...

By Dalton Cooper on 15 November 2017
Pokemon GO: Fan with MD Reaches Level 32

Pokemon GO: Fan with MD Reaches Level 32

Sarah Ehrenfried wasn’t supposed to live past the age of two. Now at the age of 12, Sarah is a straight-A student who loves reading, going to school, and playing video games. One of Sarah’s favorit...

By Dalton Cooper on 12 November 2017
Pokemon GO: All the Shiny Pokemon in the Game

Pokemon GO: All the Shiny Pokemon in the Game

In the second generation of Pokemon games, Gold and Silver, Game Freak introduced palette-swapped creatures called shiny Pokemon. Encountering a shiny Pokemon in the wild is extremely rare, and so...

By Dalton Cooper on 11 November 2017
New Pokemon Leak for Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon

New Pokemon Leak for Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon

New Pokemon from Pokemon Ultra Sun and Pokemon Ultra Moon have leaked online, including what’s said to be the final form of the Legendary Pokemon Necrozma. A series of leaked images claiming to be...

By Rory Young on 11 November 2017
Pokemon GO: How to Solo An Omastar Raid

Pokemon GO: How to Solo An Omastar Raid

Pokemon GO players are still adjusting to the new rotation of Battle Raid bosses and mastering their strategies for taking down the challenges as effortlessly as possible. Most serious players like...

By Denny Connolly on 11 November 2017
Pokemon GO Changes PokeStop and Gym Drops

Pokemon GO Changes PokeStop and Gym Drops

Pokemon GO players who rely upon visiting Pokemon Gyms and PokeStops to collect items will notice a significant change in what they receive. Niantic has altered the drop rate from PokeStops and Gym...

By Sarah Fields on 11 November 2017
Pokemon GO: Shiny Ho-Oh, Celebi Models Datamined

Pokemon GO: Shiny Ho-Oh, Celebi Models Datamined

It was just a few weeks ago when Pokemon GO developer Niantic added new characters to the game, letting players catch Gen 3 Pokemon in the wild. However, according to new files uncovered by a datam...

By Jasmine Henry on 11 November 2017
Pokemon Ultra Sun & Moon Introduces Team Rainbow Rocket

Pokemon Ultra Sun & Moon Introduces Team Rainbow Rocket

It’s been over fifteen years since Team Rocket last showed up and, aside from Jesse, James, and Meowth in the long-running anime series, we’ve not seen anything of the villainous organization in re...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 11 November 2017
Pokemon GO's Latest Legendary Has a Big Problem

Pokemon GO's Latest Legendary Has a Big Problem

Pokémon GO is no stranger to bugs and glitches, but it seems that the problems with Suicune – its latest addition – run deeper than that. Since Suicine’s release, players have discovered that it is...

By Olivia Falk on 11 November 2017
Pokemon GO Extends Deal on Pokeball Boxes

Pokemon GO Extends Deal on Pokeball Boxes

Trainers who aren’t quite ready to wrap up the Pokemon GO Halloween event festivities will be pleased to know that the availability of special boxes in the game’s shop has been extended. The news...

By Curt Hutson on 09 November 2017
New Pokemon GO Safari Event Coming This Month

New Pokemon GO Safari Event Coming This Month

Over the past several month, Pokemon GO has hosted seven different Safari Zone events in shopping centres all around Europe. In total, over 20,000 trainers have made an appearance at these small-sc...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 09 November 2017
Pokemon GO: Shiny Sableye Confirmed

Pokemon GO: Shiny Sableye Confirmed

Pokemon GO officially introduced Gen 3 Pokemon this week as part of its Halloween event. Just a few spooky, Ghost-type Pokemon from the Hoenn region have been added to the game, but developer Niant...

By Jasmine Henry on 09 November 2017
Pokemon Ultra Sun and Moon Helping Switch Development

Pokemon Ultra Sun and Moon Helping Switch Development

With a Pokemon game for the Switch confirmed, some might see Pokemon Ultra Sun & Moon as a hinderance to its development. A recent GameSpot interview with developer Game Freak, however, reveals...

By Curt Hutson on 09 November 2017
Pokemon GO Brings Back Legendary Birds in Select Areas

Pokemon GO Brings Back Legendary Birds in Select Areas

It’s been a few weeks since Legendary Birds appeared in Pokemon GO, as the beloved creatures faded into the ether at the end of August following the limited-time-only Raid Battles. The sky-faring c...

By AJ Caulfield on 09 November 2017
Pokemon GO Update Released For iOS

Pokemon GO Update Released For iOS

Pokemon GO players are always on the lookout for an update for the mobile AR game and Niantic delivered yet another last week. Unfortunately, this particular small patch has taken a few days to ma...

By Denny Connolly on 09 November 2017
5 Reasons Team Rocket’s Return to Pokemon is a Big Deal

5 Reasons Team Rocket’s Return to Pokemon is a Big Deal

Every hero has “their” villain. While a protagonist might face off against a myriad number of foes before their journey is done, there is always one that stands out among the rest as the perfect fo...

By Cody Gravelle on 06 November 2017
6 Things Pokemon on Nintendo Switch Needs to Have

6 Things Pokemon on Nintendo Switch Needs to Have

When Nintendo officially confirmed that a Pokemon RPG for the Switch was in development, fans of the series were delighted. But sadly, neither Nintendo nor developer Game Freak have revealed many o...

By Jasmine Henry on 31 October 2017
Pokemon GO Will Improve EX Raid Invite System

Pokemon GO Will Improve EX Raid Invite System

Pokemon GO developer Niantic has been testing the EX Raid battle system over the past few weeks. Niantic plans to roll out the feature worldwide, but before that global launch, the developer must g...

By Jasmine Henry on 30 October 2017
Overwatch Meets Pokemon in Cool Crossover 'Game'

Overwatch Meets Pokemon in Cool Crossover 'Game'

Overwatch and Pokemon are two of the most popular video game franchises around, as each has millions of fans around the world. It also means that there’s a lot of overlap of fans who love both Over...

By Jasmine Henry on 30 October 2017
Pokemon GO Announces New Event for Korea

Pokemon GO Announces New Event for Korea

It’s time for another Pokemon GO event, but unlike the currently-active Halloween update this one will only be available in South Korea. Earlier this week, developer Niantic announced that ‘Pokemon...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 29 October 2017
Pokemon GO Pokestop Bug Finally Fixed

Pokemon GO Pokestop Bug Finally Fixed

After a couple of weeks where players could only receive two items from PokeStops, Pokemon GO has finally fixed the bug and will now allow all trainers to take full advantage of the Halloween event...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 29 October 2017
Pokemon GO Dev Allegedly Files Complaint Against Rival

Pokemon GO Dev Allegedly Files Complaint Against Rival

Pokemon GO has made over a billion dollars, giving players a new way to use the augmented reality (AR) technology in their smartphones. The game’s success means that many similar AR games have been...

By Jasmine Henry on 28 October 2017
Artist Imagines What Pokemon Would Look Like in Real Life

Artist Imagines What Pokemon Would Look Like in Real Life

The popularity of Pokemon continues to grow, and creatures like Pikachu are a household name. Some of those little critters are so darn huggable that fans often imagine what Pokemon would look like...

By Curt Hutson on 28 October 2017
Pokemon GO: Where to Find Each Legendary Raid Pokemon

Pokemon GO: Where to Find Each Legendary Raid Pokemon

Dedicated Pokemon GO players that are looking to catch ’em all should know that the three legendary beasts, Entei, Raikou, and Suicune from Pokemon Gold, Silver, and Crystal, have yet again been ro...

By Dalton Cooper on 26 October 2017
Pokemon GO: Starbucks Hosts Gen 3 Pokemon Promotion

Pokemon GO: Starbucks Hosts Gen 3 Pokemon Promotion

After months of waiting, Niantic finally introduced Gen 3 Pokemon to Pokemon GO this week. The Gen 3 characters will be available in the wild during the duration of the Halloween event and so it be...

By Jasmine Henry on 23 October 2017
Pokemon GO: How PokeStop Drop Rates Have Changed

Pokemon GO: How PokeStop Drop Rates Have Changed

The role of the PokeStop is a big one for Pokemon GO players, with PokeStops acting as a vital place to receive important drops. However, recently users noticed that PokeStops may have been stealth...

By Rob Gordon on 23 October 2017
Pokemon Ultra Sun and Moon Are Last Main Games on 3DS

Pokemon Ultra Sun and Moon Are Last Main Games on 3DS

During the most recent Pokemon-only Nintendo Direct presentation, many gamers the world over were disappointed to learn that the next core installments in the series would be locked to the 3DS/2DS...

By Riley Little on 22 October 2017
5 Most Impressive Fan Made Games

5 Most Impressive Fan Made Games

Fan made games, or fangames, have been around in the video game industry for decades. Most of the time these ambitious projects are abandoned before completion, and other times, they are hit with c...

By Dalton Cooper on 22 October 2017
Pokemon and Planet of the Apes Crossover Poster

Pokemon and Planet of the Apes Crossover Poster

Although Pokemon is one of the most beloved video game franchises in the world, there are a few things about it that can be rather unsettling, such as those disturbing Pokemon found in the games. H...

By Rob Gordon on 22 October 2017
Pokemon GO Safari Zone Event in Sweden is Huge Hit

Pokemon GO Safari Zone Event in Sweden is Huge Hit

After few months of making headlines for all the wrong reasons — everything from fans declaring legal action after massive network outages and subsequent glitches throwing off the balance of the ga...

By AJ Caulfield on 22 October 2017
Pokemon GO Halloween Event Will Add Gen 3 Pokemon

Pokemon GO Halloween Event Will Add Gen 3 Pokemon

It has been a weekend of good news for Niantic’s monster-catching mobile game Pokemon GO. Hot off the heels of the confirmation that the title’s Safari Zone event in Sweden was a smash hit, Niantic...

By AJ Caulfield on 22 October 2017
Pokemon GO Halloween Leak Shows Witch Hat Pikachu

Pokemon GO Halloween Leak Shows Witch Hat Pikachu

Pokemon GO‘s Halloween 2017 event still has yet to kick off, but even so, information on what it will entail has leaked to the public. The latest leak surrounding the event is thanks to a premature...

By Dalton Cooper on 22 October 2017
Pokemon GO Adding New Battle Mode in 2018

Pokemon GO Adding New Battle Mode in 2018

Pokemon GO may be set to introduce Gen 3 Pokemon in its next, major update, but it seems that this isn’t the only thing that developer Niantic is secretly working on. The company’s boss has now con...

By Jasmine Henry on 21 October 2017
Bandai Namco Selling Pokemon Evolution Stone Replicas

Bandai Namco Selling Pokemon Evolution Stone Replicas

Bandai Namco has announced plans to release three stunning replicas of the original evolution stones from the Pokemon franchise. The Fire Stone, Water Stone, and Thunder Stone first debuted in Poke...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 21 October 2017
Pokemon Sun/Moon Will Release Shiny Silvally to Players

Pokemon Sun/Moon Will Release Shiny Silvally to Players

About a couple of weeks ago, fans of the role-playing games Pokemon Sun and Moon were able to receive a level 50 Charizard for free by visiting a participating Target store from October 1, 2017 thr...

By Kyle Sledge on 21 October 2017
Pokemon GO: These are the New Gen 3 Pokemon to Collect

Pokemon GO: These are the New Gen 3 Pokemon to Collect

In the days since Pokemon GO fans first caught word that the monster-catching mobile game would introduce Generation 3 Pokemon to the mix as part of the title’s upcoming Halloween event, excitement...

By AJ Caulfield on 21 October 2017
5 Superstitious Things Pokemon Players Do

5 Superstitious Things Pokemon Players Do

The Pokemon series has been around since 1996, but while the style of the series and the platforms it can be played upon has changed, a lot of fans’ mindsets have stayed the same. Pokemon players w...

By Jasmine Henry on 21 October 2017
'Pikachu' Jumps Over the Fence at White House

'Pikachu' Jumps Over the Fence at White House

Gamers have had over a year to become acclimated to Pokemon GO causing people to get sued, shot, or robbed while trespassing, but not every pop culture-related trespassing incident that occurs is r...

By John Jacques on 21 October 2017
Pokemon GO: Entei Now Available In America

Pokemon GO: Entei Now Available In America

After a month of hunting down Raikou, Pokemon GO players in the Americas are more than ready for the legendary rotation. It’s been a mystery which of the hounds would arrive next, but the secret is...

By Denny Connolly on 18 October 2017
Pokemon GO Removed Some Pokestops to Fix 2 Item Glitch

Pokemon GO Removed Some Pokestops to Fix 2 Item Glitch

The smash-hit iOS and Android title of last summer, one that took the world by storm and reinvigorated the mobile gaming scene, Pokemon GO has sadly suffered a number of hardships recently. From th...

By AJ Caulfield on 15 October 2017
Pokemon GO Used By Russia to Tamper with US Politics

Pokemon GO Used By Russia to Tamper with US Politics

Millions of people in the United States play Pokemon GO every single day, and unfortunately this provides a lot of opportunity for misdeeds. There have already been reports of Pokemon GO murders an...

By Jasmine Henry on 15 October 2017
Shape-Shifting Pokemon Ditto Gets Official Song

Shape-Shifting Pokemon Ditto Gets Official Song

Ditto is one of the most beloved Pokemon in the franchise’s entire roster of creatures. Famed for taking on the appearance of other Pokemon, the pink blob is one of the most sought-after characters...

By Jasmine Henry on 08 October 2017
Pokemon Ultra Sun and Moon Has Trainers Leaving Alola

Pokemon Ultra Sun and Moon Has Trainers Leaving Alola

A new trailer for Pokemon Ultra Sun and Pokemon Ultra Moon has arrived, bringing with it new information about trainers’ new quests in and around the Alola region. It seems that in this new take o...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 07 October 2017
9 of the Weirdest Pokemon Fan Theories

9 of the Weirdest Pokemon Fan Theories

The Pokemon series of games that has been running since 1996 has spawned many bizarre spin-offs and has sold millions of copies across the globe. Fortunately, the popularity of the franchise (and a...

By Jasmine Henry on 07 October 2017
Pokken Tournament DX Review

Pokken Tournament DX Review

As one of the more divisive fighting games, Pokken Tournament struggled to find a dedicated user base following its release. Some believed it to lack competitive depth, while more casual users grew...

By Riley Little on 06 October 2017
Pokemon GO Curveball Bug Acknowledged by Niantic

Pokemon GO Curveball Bug Acknowledged by Niantic

Developer Niantic has acknowledged a new bug with Pokemon GO that affects curved Pokeball throws, more commonly called curveballs, while trying to catch Pokemon. At present, the developer has only...

By Anthony Taormina on 03 October 2017
Pokemon GO Equinox Event Stardust Problem Fixed

Pokemon GO Equinox Event Stardust Problem Fixed

Niantic has announced the issue surrounding double Stardust rewards during the Pokemon GO Equinox Event has been resolved. The company took to Twitter to ease the woes of Pokemon GO players experienc...

By Curt Hutson on 03 October 2017
Pokemon GO: Ingress Portal Submissions Reopen

Pokemon GO: Ingress Portal Submissions Reopen

One of the most consistent complaints from Pokemon GO players since the game launched has been the lack of things to do in rural areas. Cities are flooded with Stops, Gyms, and spawn points; but pl...

By Denny Connolly on 03 October 2017
Pokemon Gold and Silver Launch Trailer for 3DS

Pokemon Gold and Silver Launch Trailer for 3DS

Several months ago during a Nintendo Direct presentation dedicated entirely to Pocket Monster news, it was confirmed that Pokemon Gold and Silver were slated for a Nintendo 3DS Virtual Console rele...

By Kyle Sledge on 03 October 2017
Pokemon GO Adds Global Goals Avatar Item

Pokemon GO Adds Global Goals Avatar Item

In the past, gamers have seen Niantic Inc. use the enormous Pokemon GO player base as a captive audience for companies like McDonalds and Starbucks. Now, the studio is introducing some new content...

By Brad Jones on 03 October 2017
Pokemon GO Announces Fall Event Details

Pokemon GO Announces Fall Event Details

The rest of the year looks like a busy, but exciting time for Pokemon GO players across the globe. Not only has the game introduced three new legendary Pokemon but a brand new event is set to arriv...

By Jasmine Henry on 02 October 2017
Pokemon GO Equinox Event Boxes Detailed

Pokemon GO Equinox Event Boxes Detailed

The popular mobile game Pokemon GO is currently holding an Equinox Event that affords trainers unique opportunities, such as the chance to purchase special boxes from the in-game shop. For the Poke...

By Curt Hutson on 02 October 2017
Pokemon Go: How Safari Zone Events Work

Pokemon Go: How Safari Zone Events Work

The first Safari Zone events for Pokemon GO kick off in Europe today. The cities hosting the event for September 16 are Barcelona, Paris, and Oberhausen. Information on the event is pouring in from...

By Curt Hutson on 02 October 2017
Pokemon Ultra Sun and Moon Reveals New Ultra Beasts

Pokemon Ultra Sun and Moon Reveals New Ultra Beasts

It’s an exciting time to be a Pokemon fan, as the latest Nintendo Direct reveals more exciting details about the upcoming Pokemon Ultra Sun and Pokemon Ultra Moon. The new trailer for the game cove...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 02 October 2017
Pokemon GO: The Best Counters to the New Legendaries

Pokemon GO: The Best Counters to the New Legendaries

Now that the long-awaited legendary dog Pokemon have finally made their appearance in Pokemon GO, trainers all around the globe are doing battle with Raikou, Suicune, and Entei in fierce new raid b...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 02 October 2017
Pokemon Sun and Moon Add Four New Mega Stones

Pokemon Sun and Moon Add Four New Mega Stones

Collecting all of the powerful Mega Stones in Pokemon Sun and Pokemon Moon just got a whole lot easier, as Nintendo issues a new Mystery Gift code that will give players access to some fan-favorite...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 02 October 2017
This New Nintendo 2DS XL is Every Pokemon Fan's Dream

This New Nintendo 2DS XL is Every Pokemon Fan's Dream

It was a busy day for Nintendo, as the company held a brand new Direct event, giving fans a glimpse into its plans for the rest of 2017. While many fans were hoping for news on rumored Switch games...

By Derek Nichols on 02 October 2017
Pokemon Sun and Moon: How to Get Ash Hat Pikachu

Pokemon Sun and Moon: How to Get Ash Hat Pikachu

Pokemon Sun and Pokemon Moon might soon be overshadowed by the pending release of Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon, but Nintendo hasn’t stopped supporting the former game’s community, especially in...

By Cody Gravelle on 02 October 2017
Pokemon GO: Is There a Trick to Catching Raid Bosses?

Pokemon GO: Is There a Trick to Catching Raid Bosses?

Pokemon GO may finally have raids, but actually catching the bosses isn’t quite so easy. And while there are how-to guides to catch raid bosses more easily, some Pokemon GO players remain convinced...

By Jasmine Henry on 02 October 2017
Pokemon GO: Last Ball Bug Fixed

Pokemon GO: Last Ball Bug Fixed

Since Pokemon GO released its newest raiding feature, allowing players to catch powerful Pokemon and legendary creatures alike, one of the biggest complaints that have been made to developer Nianti...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 02 October 2017
Pokemon GO Gets Small Update

Pokemon GO Gets Small Update

Pokemon GO has already received one patch this week, as developer Niantic adjusted the auto pick feature for the game’s raids. But it seems that the game’s developer isn’t done providing players wi...

By Jasmine Henry on 02 October 2017
Pokemon GO Raid Eggs Return

Pokemon GO Raid Eggs Return

Developer Niantic Inc. is constantly tweaking Pokemon GO to make sure that the experience keeps players invested. Now, the studio has seemingly retracted a recent change made to the game’s new Raid...

By Brad Jones on 02 October 2017
Pokemon GO Adds Mewtwo EX Raids at Starbucks

Pokemon GO Adds Mewtwo EX Raids at Starbucks

Last month, Pokemon GO officially introduced Mewtwo as a legendary Pokemon. Mewtwo would be part of the game’s EX raid battle system, an invite-only feature that is currently in testing. While many...

By Jasmine Henry on 30 September 2017
Pokemon Sun and Moon: How To Claim Free Celebi

Pokemon Sun and Moon: How To Claim Free Celebi

Pokemon GO players are out hatching eggs during the equinox event, but 3DS gamers are still trying to catch ’em all too. With the new release of Pokemon Gold and Silver on the 3DS eShop, consumers...

By Denny Connolly on 27 September 2017
Pokemon GO: Everything That Hatches From Special Eggs

Pokemon GO: Everything That Hatches From Special Eggs

The equinox event is up and running in the world of Pokemon GO and players are currently busy racking up double stardust and trying to hatch as many 2km eggs as possible. Now that the event bug inv...

By Denny Connolly on 26 September 2017
Top 5 Video Game Clowns

Top 5 Video Game Clowns

In recent years, clowns seem to have enjoyed a resurgence in popularity, at least when it comes to them being used to scare people, anyway. Whether it’s a strange clown scaring Pokemon GO players i...

By Dalton Cooper on 26 September 2017
Pokemon Ultra Sun and Moon Trailer Shows Off Photo Club

Pokemon Ultra Sun and Moon Trailer Shows Off Photo Club

The Pokemon Company has released a new trailer for Pokemon Ultra Sun and Pokemon Ultra Moon, offering one of the first looks into the upcoming RPGs’ gameplay. That includes new features, like the P...

By Rory Young on 25 September 2017
Pokemon GO: How to Reroll Raid Bosses for Higher CP

Pokemon GO: How to Reroll Raid Bosses for Higher CP

Pokemon GO fans who have been getting involved in the game’s new legendary Pokemon raids will all know the pain of finally defeating the powerful raid boss, only for it to drop in Capture Points (C...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 22 September 2017
Pokken Tournament DX Review in Progress

Pokken Tournament DX Review in Progress

As one of the more divisive fighting games, Pokken Tournament struggled to find a dedicated user base following its release. Some believed it to lack competitive depth, while more casual users grew...

By Riley Little on 22 September 2017
Pokemon GO: The Problem With Legendaries

Pokemon GO: The Problem With Legendaries

Ever since Pokemon GO‘s announcement trailer, fans have been eagerly awaiting the release of their favorite legendary Pokemon. Starting strong with the team mascots Zapdos, Articuno, and Moltres, t...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 22 September 2017
Pokemon GO Tells Player to Go Outside in Hurricane Irma

Pokemon GO Tells Player to Go Outside in Hurricane Irma

As a mobile game, Pokemon GO is able to use push notifications to remind its players to go outside and get involved in the fun. But while the game’s notification feature may be annoying for some, t...

By Jasmine Henry on 16 September 2017
Pokemon Unlikely to Release on Non-Nintendo Consoles

Pokemon Unlikely to Release on Non-Nintendo Consoles

Pokemon and Nintendo have been an iconic duo ever since Pokemon Blue and Pokemon Red made their respective debuts for the original Game Boy in 1996. Ever since then, one of the biggest draws for Ni...

By John Jacques on 16 September 2017
Pokemon GO Removes Species from Egg Hatch Pool

Pokemon GO Removes Species from Egg Hatch Pool

Niantic is fairly transparent when it comes to the updates it makes to Pokemon GO, but it keeps some things under wraps. For example, the company rarely reveals when it has made changes to the egg...

By Dalton Cooper on 16 September 2017
Pokemon GO Needs to Increase Golden Razz Berry Drops

Pokemon GO Needs to Increase Golden Razz Berry Drops

Catching legendary Pokemon in Pokemon GO is no easy task. Doing so requires players to assemble a large group of experienced trainers with powerful Pokemon to complete the legendary raid, and then...

By Dalton Cooper on 16 September 2017
Pokemon GO: Get Curveball Bonus Without Throwing Curved

Pokemon GO: Get Curveball Bonus Without Throwing Curved

It’s no secret that Pokemon GO’s curveball mechanic is plagued by bugs. Some players suspect it has never worked correctly, while others think the major problems are more recent. Either way, Pokemo...

By Denny Connolly on 16 September 2017
84-Year-Old Pokemon GO Player Has Caught Every Pokemon

84-Year-Old Pokemon GO Player Has Caught Every Pokemon

Since being released last summer, Pokemon GO has been downloaded over half a billion times. The mobile game has been such a hit because it appeals to a wide demographic, with young and old mobile u...

By Jasmine Henry on 16 September 2017
Pokemon GO: How To Beat and Catch Raikou

Pokemon GO: How To Beat and Catch Raikou

After a month of or so of hunting down legendary birds, it’s time for Pokemon GO players to make a run at the legendary dogs. The trio of new Legendaries are now available and players in America ar...

By Denny Connolly on 12 September 2017
Pokemon GO Trading and PvP Features Promised Again

Pokemon GO Trading and PvP Features Promised Again

Without a doubt, two of the most highly requested features for Pokemon GO that have yet to make it into the augmented reality title are trading and PvP, as Niantic has been assuring fans that they...

By Kyle Sledge on 12 September 2017
Pokemon GO Exclusive Raid Invites Going Out

Pokemon GO Exclusive Raid Invites Going Out

Not too long ago, the developer Niantic promised that Exclusive Raid Battles would be coming to Pokemon GO soon, and it looks like the time is nigh for the feature’s arrival in the popular augmente...

By Kyle Sledge on 12 September 2017
Pokemon GO Adjusts Auto Pick for Raid Battles

Pokemon GO Adjusts Auto Pick for Raid Battles

Raiding in Pokemon GO is a feature that has managed to breathe new life into the incredibly popular title, bringing a large portion of the playerbase together again, in order to take on and capture...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 12 September 2017
Pokemon GO: These are the Hyper-Rare Egg Hatches

Pokemon GO: These are the Hyper-Rare Egg Hatches

Eggs have always been a big part of the Pokemon GO experience, with players walking thousands of real miles each day in the hopes of hatching a rare Pokemon for their collection. Although it’s far...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 10 September 2017
Pokemon GO: Every Raid Bug That Needs Fixing

Pokemon GO: Every Raid Bug That Needs Fixing

Battle Raids have introduced an entirely new element to the world of Pokemon GO and the new feature is still incredibly popular over a month after launching. The Raids bring players together, make...

By Denny Connolly on 09 September 2017
Pokemon GO: 8 Big Updates We're Still Waiting For

Pokemon GO: 8 Big Updates We're Still Waiting For

On July 6th, 2016, Pokemon GO launched for iOS and Android mobile devices, changing the face of mobile gaming in the process. It shattered records for mobile games, broke through the mainstream in...

By Dalton Cooper on 09 September 2017
10 Best Video Game Boxers

10 Best Video Game Boxers

For decades, boxing has been one of the world’s most popular sports, with the biggest bouts raking in millions of dollars in pay-per-view buys. Considering the sport’s popularity, it’s no surprise...

By Dalton Cooper on 09 September 2017
Pokemon GO Players Discover Gym Badge Limit

Pokemon GO Players Discover Gym Badge Limit

Pokemon GO players have a lot of different goals to chase down from reaching max level, to completing the Pokedex, to earning unique badges. Visiting and interacting with different in-game Gyms aro...

By Denny Connolly on 08 September 2017
Pokemon GO Raid Bug Won't Load Legendary Pokemon

Pokemon GO Raid Bug Won't Load Legendary Pokemon

There is a bug in Pokemon GO that’s causing major problems for trainers attempting to catch legendary Pokemon. The bug is one of many that came with the game’s latest update. While most of the bugs...

By Curt Hutson on 08 September 2017
More Pokemon Remakes May Be on the Way

More Pokemon Remakes May Be on the Way

Later this year, Nintendo will launch Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon for the Nintendo 3DS, followed by a brand new Pokemon game for the Nintendo Switch in either 2018 or 2019. Along with these al...

By Dalton Cooper on 06 September 2017
Pokemon GO: Gen 1 Pokemon You Still Want to Catch

Pokemon GO: Gen 1 Pokemon You Still Want to Catch

It’s been over a year since the mobile gaming phenomenon Pokemon GO originally launched with most of the 151 original Pokemon available for players to catch in the game. That’s a long time for play...

By Dalton Cooper on 06 September 2017
Pokemon GO Adds Legendaries Raikou, Entei, and Suicune

Pokemon GO Adds Legendaries Raikou, Entei, and Suicune

Today is the last day that Pokemon GO players can catch the legendary Pokemon Lugia, Moltres, Articuno, and Zapdos. But although fans will miss the legendary birds when they are gone, developer Nia...

By Jasmine Henry on 01 September 2017
Pokemon GO Players Can Now See Who is in a Raid

Pokemon GO Players Can Now See Who is in a Raid

The latest update for Pokemon GO has made a smart change for players that enjoy raids. Gone are the days of wasting a Raid Pass only to find out that no nearby players are involved, and thus losing...

By Anthony Taormina on 01 September 2017
Pokemon Go: How to Catch Moltres

Pokemon Go: How to Catch Moltres

Following the release of Articuno in Pokemon GO, Niantic is poised to unleash the next legendary bird in the series, Moltres. This Phoenix-like Pokemon will be a strong flying- and fire-type fighte...

By Denny Connolly on 30 August 2017
Pokemon GO Dev Teases Improvements to Gyms and Raids

Pokemon GO Dev Teases Improvements to Gyms and Raids

Pokemon GO is a constantly evolving experience, with Niantic consistently supporting the game with updates that add new content and tweak existing features. These updates show no sign of slowing do...

By Dalton Cooper on 29 August 2017
Pokemon GO Team Cares About Rural Players

Pokemon GO Team Cares About Rural Players

Pokemon GO is a location-based game, which means that the experience can be very different depending on whether you’re living in the city, or in a more rural area. There are tons of monsters, gyms...

By Brad Jones on 29 August 2017
Snapchat Introduces a Pikachu Filter

Snapchat Introduces a Pikachu Filter

Pikachu is by far the most famous character in the entire Pokemon series, but the character’s popularity has soared in the past few weeks. Not only did Niantic release a shiny Pikachu in Pokemon GO...

By Jasmine Henry on 26 August 2017
Pokemon GO Fest Challenge Times Changed Slightly

Pokemon GO Fest Challenge Times Changed Slightly

At Pokemon GO Fest, Niantic will host several in-game challenges allowing players to work together, and so ahead of the event the developer created and infographic to inform everyone of the challen...

By Jasmine Henry on 26 August 2017
Pokemon GO Login Issue Fixed by Developer

Pokemon GO Login Issue Fixed by Developer

When Pokemon GO first launched last summer, the servers just couldn’t keep up with demand and they were also hit by a DDoS attack. But although developer Niantic managed to get the game over these ...

By Jasmine Henry on 26 August 2017
Pokemon Sun and Moon Offer Shiny Tapu Koko Today

Pokemon Sun and Moon Offer Shiny Tapu Koko Today

The Pokemon Company and Nintendo are releasing a special Shiny version of Tapu Koko today, available for all Pokemon Sun and Pokemon Moon players. The Electric/Fairy Legendary Pokemon may be better...

By Rory Young on 26 August 2017
Pokemon GO: The Most Popular Pokemon in Each State

Pokemon GO: The Most Popular Pokemon in Each State

Pokemon GO players have been hunting down rare monsters for just about a full year now and there are still lots more to find. Many gamers aren’t even close to completing their Pokedex, thanks to th...

By Denny Connolly on 26 August 2017
Pokemon GO Celebrates First Birthday

Pokemon GO Celebrates First Birthday

Today marks the first year anniversary since Niantic’s augmented reality title Pokemon GO was launched to massive success, and the company has decided to commemorate the last 12 months by getting p...

By Alexander Pan on 26 August 2017
Pokemon GO Testing Level 5 Raids?

Pokemon GO Testing Level 5 Raids?

As Niantic rolls out the updated Pokemon GO Gym system and launches the first Battle Raids this weekend, there is a ton of new information to unpack and analyze. Players have already started collec...

By Denny Connolly on 26 August 2017
Pokemon GO Has a Major Problem With Raid Passes

Pokemon GO Has a Major Problem With Raid Passes

Pokemon GO has a major problem with raid passes, say players who are getting to grips with the new feature. Raids were introduced to Pokemon GO earlier this week and aim to give players another way...

By Jasmine Henry on 26 August 2017
Pokemon GO Players Reported Egg Reset Problem With Gyms

Pokemon GO Players Reported Egg Reset Problem With Gyms

It’s both a strike against and a badge of honor for Pokemon GO that, nearly an entire year after its release, it is still both one of the most popular and one of the most flawed mobile games availa...

By Cody Gravelle on 26 August 2017
Pokemon GO: How To Defeat and Catch a Mewtwo

Pokemon GO: How To Defeat and Catch a Mewtwo

After the wrap up of the legendary bird Battle Raids, Pokemon GO had a major surprise in store for players with the announcement of the next legendary Battle Raid boss to emerge: Mewtwo. Rumored to...

By Denny Connolly on 25 August 2017
10 Pokemon Games You've Never Heard Of

10 Pokemon Games You've Never Heard Of

Pokemon is one of the most popular video game franchises in the world, as the series has sold over 250 million copies since being introduced in 1996. But Pokemon didn’t just become a sales success...

By Jasmine Henry on 25 August 2017
Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon Trailer Teases Kanto

Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon Trailer Teases Kanto

An all new Pokemon Ultra Sun and Pokemon Ultra Moon trailer has been shared by the Pokemon Company, teasing new story details and revealing an all new look for the Alolan protagonist. The trailer...

By Rory Young on 23 August 2017
How to Watch the Pokemon GO Stadium Event

How to Watch the Pokemon GO Stadium Event

Pokemon GO developer Niantic has revealed that a new event named Pokemon GO STADIUM will be livestreamed to Facebook in Japan. Invites to see the event live are extremely rare and no details have bee...

By Rory Young on 23 August 2017
Pokemon GO Raid Reward Drops Nerfed?

Pokemon GO Raid Reward Drops Nerfed?

The Pokemon GO raids are a fun way for players to work together and beat Pokemon, but the game also gives them several useful items for completing the activity. But unfortunately, Pokemon GO player...

By Jasmine Henry on 21 August 2017
Pokemon GO Adds Kangaskhan to California

Pokemon GO Adds Kangaskhan to California

For Pokemon GO players in America, locating a Kangaskhan has been one of the more difficult tasks. Typically the large Pokemon only spawns in Australia as one of the game’s region-exclusive creatur...

By Alexander Pan on 21 August 2017
Pokemon GO: How To Predict Legendary IV Based on CP

Pokemon GO: How To Predict Legendary IV Based on CP

Pokemon GO players have been busy hunting down Lugia and Articuno for the last week and now Moltres has rotated into the Battle Raid cycle. With the new Legendary creatures showing up, there is a w...

By Denny Connolly on 21 August 2017
Pokemon GO Live Event Will Unlock Mystery Challenge

Pokemon GO Live Event Will Unlock Mystery Challenge

On Saturday, July 22nd, Pokemon GO players will participate in special events at Grant Park in Chicago and elsewhere around the world to unlock special bonuses as part of Pokemon GO Fest. Now Niant...

By Dalton Cooper on 21 August 2017
Pokemon GO: These are the Best Pokemon to Defend Gyms

Pokemon GO: These are the Best Pokemon to Defend Gyms

An avid Pokemon GO fan has tracked the Pokemon that players are using to defend across 100 gyms, attempting to capture a current meta snapshot. The results should point toward which Pokemon are mos...

By Rory Young on 21 August 2017
Pokemon GO Testing Legendary Raid Battles

Pokemon GO Testing Legendary Raid Battles

Pokemon GO’s major Gym update is only a few weeks old, but the community is already tearing through all of the available enemies and mastering the Battle Raid system. Players have come up with some...

By Denny Connolly on 21 August 2017
Pokemon Ultra Sun and Moon Teaser Features Unown?

Pokemon Ultra Sun and Moon Teaser Features Unown?

Just ahead of E3 2017, Nintendo announced plans to release Pokemon Ultra Sun and Pokemon Ultra Moon before the end of the year. Now, a new teaser released via the Japanese Pokemon website seems to...

By Brad Jones on 21 August 2017
Pokemon GO: How to Beat Tier 4 Raid Bosses

Pokemon GO: How to Beat Tier 4 Raid Bosses

Pokemon GO is experiencing a resurgence, as absurd as that claim is to make about a game that generated over $1.2 billion in revenue over its first year of existence. The past year has seen the gam...

By Cody Gravelle on 21 August 2017
Pokemon GO Study Says Playing Game is Good for Health

Pokemon GO Study Says Playing Game is Good for Health

A recent study published in the Journal of the American Heart Association found that players that regularly engage with Pokémon GO are likely to be healthier than those do not. Specifically, the st...

By Anthony Taormina on 21 August 2017
Pokemon GO Adds Shiny Pikachu, Raichu to Game

Pokemon GO Adds Shiny Pikachu, Raichu to Game

Over the past few weeks, Niantic has added several new, high profile Pokemon to Pokemon GO as part of the game’s summer festivities. Legendary Pokemon raids have been available for a short time now...

By Jasmine Henry on 21 August 2017
Pokemon GO Introduces Exclusive Raids

Pokemon GO Introduces Exclusive Raids

Niantic has truly delivered on its promise to make summer 2017 legendary for Pokemon GO players. The last month has been one of the most active for the game’s playerbase with the introduction of Ba...

By Denny Connolly on 20 August 2017
Pokemon GO Extends Radius of Rare Pokemon

Pokemon GO Extends Radius of Rare Pokemon

While many of the creatures in Pokemon GO can be found all over the world, there are some rare monsters that can only be found in specific locations. Now, Niantic Inc. is expanding the radius that...

By Brad Jones on 19 August 2017
Pokemon GO: First Mewtwo Raid Begins in Japan

Pokemon GO: First Mewtwo Raid Begins in Japan

Since introducing legendary raids to Pokemon GO last month, developer Niantic has steadily made more legendary characters available in the game. Lugia, as well as Zapdos, Moltres, and Articuno have...

By Jasmine Henry on 19 August 2017
Pokemon GO Teases More Legendary Raid Battles Soon

Pokemon GO Teases More Legendary Raid Battles Soon

Since Pokemon GO‘s introduction of Legendary Pokemon last month, the game’s player-base has risen dramatically. Although the AR title doesn’t seem to be able to return to the staggering numbers it...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 19 August 2017
Pokemon Ultra Sun and Moon Dusk Lycanroc Distribution

Pokemon Ultra Sun and Moon Dusk Lycanroc Distribution

Nintendo and the Pokemon Company have officially confirmed Dusk Lycanroc as Pokemon Ultra Sun and Pokemon Ultra Moon‘s first new Pokemon, almost a week after Japanese media first made the reveal. W...

By Rory Young on 19 August 2017
Pokemon GO: How To Get Invited to a Mewtwo Raid

Pokemon GO: How To Get Invited to a Mewtwo Raid

Now more than ever, it appears that Pokemon GO has managed to make a resurgence amongst the masses, with the game having its highest grossing day ever just a few weeks ago. The game’s developer, Ni...

By Riley Little on 19 August 2017
Pokemon GO: Magikarps Fight in 'Epic' Raid Battle

Pokemon GO: Magikarps Fight in 'Epic' Raid Battle

As many gaming fans are likely aware at this point, Magikarp is generally considered to be a somewhat useless creature in Pokemon GO due to the monster’s inability to attack thoroughly, as all it r...

By Kyle Sledge on 19 August 2017
Pokemon Dev Talks New Game for Nintendo Switch

Pokemon Dev Talks New Game for Nintendo Switch

As one of the more exciting announcements during Nintendo’s E3 2017 showcase, many people were surprised to see an official confirmation that a core Pokemon title is en route to the Switch so early...

By Riley Little on 18 August 2017
Legendary Birds Coming Back to Pokemon GO

Legendary Birds Coming Back to Pokemon GO

Ever since the game released in July 2017, Pokemon GO players have been eager for the opportunity to catch some legendary Pokemon. Now, Niantic Inc. has detailed a new opportunity for trainers to c...

By Brad Jones on 18 August 2017
Pokemon GO Sprint Super Pack Detailed

Pokemon GO Sprint Super Pack Detailed

The relationship between cell provider Sprint and Niantic’s hugely popular mobile game Pokemon GO has gone from strength to strength, with the Sprint trainer rewards program proving a popular one f...

By Rob Gordon on 18 August 2017
Pokemon GO: Champion Medal Fix in the Works

Pokemon GO: Champion Medal Fix in the Works

Recently, Niantic has teased that more Legendary raid battles are on the way in its popular augmented reality mobile title Pokemon GO, but the developer also wants to try and assure fans that it’s...

By Kyle Sledge on 18 August 2017
Pokemon GO Fest Attendees Have Trouble Getting Refunds

Pokemon GO Fest Attendees Have Trouble Getting Refunds

After Pokemon GO Fest’s technical issues spoiled everybody’s summer weekend, developer Niantic vowed to make amends. As part of that, the company also promised to offer refunds to Pokemon GO fans w...

By Jasmine Henry on 12 August 2017
Pokemon GO: How to Defeat and Catch Zapdos

Pokemon GO: How to Defeat and Catch Zapdos

With Pokemon GO‘s battle for the legendary birds event in full swing, it is time to say goodbye to Moltres and hello to Zapdos. This enormous electric-type Pokemon is sure to be a tough competi...

By Denny Connolly on 12 August 2017
Pokemon GO Confirms Premier Ball Glitch is Real

Pokemon GO Confirms Premier Ball Glitch is Real

With Pokemon GO players flocking to the various Raids around the world, some players have found that the Premier Pokeballs aren’t working as intended. Fortunately, it looks like Niantic is aware of...

By Boston Blake on 11 August 2017
Pokemon GO Adds Shiny Pokemon by Mistake

Pokemon GO Adds Shiny Pokemon by Mistake

It seems that Pokemon GO has got a new shiny Pokemon available to catch right now, although its addition is likely a mistake on developer Niantic’s part. Now that the last of the three legendary bi...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 11 August 2017
Pokemon GO: Get The Most Balls During Legendary Raids

Pokemon GO: Get The Most Balls During Legendary Raids

As the last day to catch Moltres winds down, many Pokemon GO players are still struggling to catch the Legendary fire-type. A new limited-time availability Legendary will show up late today or tomo...

By Denny Connolly on 10 August 2017
Pokemon Exeggutor Statute is Ludicrous and Expensive

Pokemon Exeggutor Statute is Ludicrous and Expensive

There are few Pokemon as goofy as Exeggutor, and the version of the creature seen in Sun and Moon really upped the goofiness. The tropical theme was perfect for Exeggutor, so it naturally went thro...

By Curt Hutson on 10 August 2017
Pokemon GO: Lugia May Be Leaving Soon

Pokemon GO: Lugia May Be Leaving Soon

Pokemon GO players have been having a ton of fun hunting down Legendary Battle Raids in the game during the last week (once they got over the Pokemon GO Fest disaster) and it’s almost time for the...

By Denny Connolly on 10 August 2017
Pokemon GO Legendary Raid Medal Bug Reported

Pokemon GO Legendary Raid Medal Bug Reported

Earlier this month, Niantic introduced Legendary Raid battles to the resurgent Pokemon GO. Players have been eager for new content like this, so the addition was warmly received — but it seems that...

By Brad Jones on 10 August 2017
Pokemon GO: How to Tell if You Can Evolve a Pokemon

Pokemon GO: How to Tell if You Can Evolve a Pokemon

The popular mobile game, Pokemon GO, celebrated its one year anniversary earlier this month, bringing with it new events, rewards, and the inclusion of legendary Pokemon such as Articuno and Lugia....

By Derek Nichols on 10 August 2017
Pokemon Switch RPG Gets Wide Release Window

Pokemon Switch RPG Gets Wide Release Window

When the news that a Pokemon RPG for the Nintendo Switch was being developed by Game Freak, many fans were excited to learn more. Although news on the project has been kept on the quiet side since...

By Rob Gordon on 10 August 2017
Pokemon GO Unlocked Some Region Exclusive Pokemon

Pokemon GO Unlocked Some Region Exclusive Pokemon

Europe is in line for some region exclusive Pokemon spawning for Pokemon GO in certain cities this weekend. Niantic has decided to reward European players in 46 different cities across more than 15...

By Rory Young on 09 August 2017
Pokemon GO: Don't Use These Two Pokemon In Battle Raids

Pokemon GO: Don't Use These Two Pokemon In Battle Raids

As you set out to pit your Pokemon against legendary bosses in Pokemon GO Battle Raids, you’ll want to make sure you have the right squad for the job. Two Pokemon that are particularly tempting to...

By Denny Connolly on 09 August 2017
Why Pokemon GO Shouldn't Increase Stardust Rewards

Why Pokemon GO Shouldn't Increase Stardust Rewards

Pokemon GO has long been seen as having a Stardust problem, with players annoyed at the lack of the in-game currecncy awarded for performing certain tasks. Stardust, which allows trainers to manual...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 09 August 2017
Pokemon Ultra Sun and Moon Lycanroc Dusk Form Revealed

Pokemon Ultra Sun and Moon Lycanroc Dusk Form Revealed

During an episode of the weekly Japanese variety show Pokenchi, Pokemon Sun and Pokemon Moon director Shigeru Ohmori guest starred to make an announcement. Ohmori took the opportunity to reveal Pok...

By Rory Young on 07 August 2017
Pokemon GO Disables New Feature for Defending Gyms

Pokemon GO Disables New Feature for Defending Gyms

Earlier this week, developer Niantic introduced a new feature for Pokemon GO Gyms. Making defending Gyms a lot easier by allowing pla...

By Jasmine Henry on 06 August 2017
Pokemon GO Player Banned Despite Crazy In-Game Spending

Pokemon GO Player Banned Despite Crazy In-Game Spending

A Pokemon GO player has been banned after spending over $2,400 in microtransactions, claiming he’s the target of falsified report har...

By Rory Young on 04 August 2017
Pokemon GO Update Makes Defending Gyms Easier

Pokemon GO Update Makes Defending Gyms Easier

The Pokemon GO Gym update is here, allowing players to bag some worthwhile rewards for making use of the feature. Although most playe...

By Jasmine Henry on 03 August 2017
Pokemon GO Legendary Pokemon Arriving July 22

Pokemon GO Legendary Pokemon Arriving July 22

For months, Pokemon GO players have been speculating about when legendary Pokemon will be added to the game. A recent leak of a Pokem...

By Jasmine Henry on 02 August 2017
Pokemon GO: Shiny Legendary Pokemon Found in Game Code

Pokemon GO: Shiny Legendary Pokemon Found in Game Code

It’s official: Pokemon GO is introducing legendary Pokemon. Should players complete the Pokemon GO Fest challenges successfully, ever...

By Jasmine Henry on 02 August 2017
Pokemon GO Lugia Raids Available in Next 48 Hours

Pokemon GO Lugia Raids Available in Next 48 Hours

The confirmation that Pokemon GO would finally be adding legendary Pokemon had players delighted. Developer Niantic teased and hinted...

By Jasmine Henry on 02 August 2017
New Legendary Pokemon GO Video Teases Epic Battles

New Legendary Pokemon GO Video Teases Epic Battles

Although Pokemon GO has remained a consistent earner for developer Niantic, it has been some time since the game was discussed as oft...

By Cody Gravelle on 01 August 2017
Pokemon GO: Major Service Problems At Pokemon Fest

Pokemon GO: Major Service Problems At Pokemon Fest

Pokemon GO Fest takes place today at Grant Park in Chicago, IL. The event is meant to be a way for players to celebrate the game’s an...

By Jasmine Henry on 01 August 2017
Pokemon GO: How to Catch Articuno

Pokemon GO: How to Catch Articuno

Shortly after Lugia’s debut in Pokemon GO, Niantic added a second legendary Pokemon to the game, the ice- and flying-type Pokemon Art...

By Dalton Cooper on 01 August 2017
Pokemon GO: 5 Best Pokemon for Legendary Raids

Pokemon GO: 5 Best Pokemon for Legendary Raids

Pokemon GO fans have been waiting over a year for their chance to catch legendary Pokemon, and now it’s finally possible. Instead of...

By Dalton Cooper on 31 July 2017
Pokemon GO: Golem May Be Best Bet in Legendary Raids

Pokemon GO: Golem May Be Best Bet in Legendary Raids

Over a year after the game’s release and Pokemon GO is finally adding legendary Pokemon to the experience. Instead of players simply...

By Dalton Cooper on 31 July 2017
Wisconsin Lawsuit Ends in Pokemon GO's Favor

Wisconsin Lawsuit Ends in Pokemon GO's Favor

A preliminary injunction blocking a Milwaukee County ordinance preventing augmented reality games like Pokemon GO from being used at...

By Rory Young on 31 July 2017
Pokemon GO Has Highest Grossing Day Ever

Pokemon GO Has Highest Grossing Day Ever

Pokemon GO is one of the most popular games in the world – mobile or otherwise. As a result, it has made a ton of money, becoming the...

By Jasmine Henry on 31 July 2017
Pokemon GO Glitch Makes Lugia and Articuno Hideous

Pokemon GO Glitch Makes Lugia and Articuno Hideous

Legendary Pokemon have finally come to Pokemon GO, but players lucky enough to catch one might find their Lugia or Articuno don’t qui...

By Curt Hutson on 31 July 2017
Pokemon GO Fest Lugia Reward Has Weird Glitch

Pokemon GO Fest Lugia Reward Has Weird Glitch

The saga of Pokemon GO Fest strangeness continues. Following major service problems and a ton of technical issues, the summer event w...

By AJ Caulfield on 29 July 2017
Pokemon GO: How to Catch Lugia

Pokemon GO: How to Catch Lugia

As of July 22nd, 2017, it’s finally possible to catch legendary Pokemon in Pokemon GO. The very first legendary added to the game was...

By Dalton Cooper on 29 July 2017
Niantic CEO Explains Pokemon Go Fest Failure

Niantic CEO Explains Pokemon Go Fest Failure

For many Pokemon GO players, summer was going to be legendary. Developer Niantic even promised as much, hinting that fans still hooke...

By AJ Caulfield on 29 July 2017
Pokemon GO Fest: Where Did It All Go Wrong?

Pokemon GO Fest: Where Did It All Go Wrong?

A disaster. A calamity. A catastrophe. A nightmare. All of these would be appropriate descriptions of Pokemon GO Fest which took plac...

By Jasmine Henry on 28 July 2017
Pokemon GO Raids Are Broken Right Now

Pokemon GO Raids Are Broken Right Now

Somewhere in the last 24 hours, Pokemon GO‘s new raid feature broke, which adds to a very disappointing week for the mobile game. The...

By Rory Young on 27 July 2017
Pokemon GO Players Can Catch Multiple Legendary Pokemon

Pokemon GO Players Can Catch Multiple Legendary Pokemon

After months of teasing and anticipation from fans, legendary Pokemon have finally been added to Pokemon GO. The prospect of catching...

By Alexander Pan on 27 July 2017
Pokemon GO: How To Make Incense Spawn One Pokemon/Minute

Pokemon GO: How To Make Incense Spawn One Pokemon/Minute

As Pokemon GO experiences a bit of a renaissance thanks to the updated Gym features and new Battle Raids, many old players are return...

By Denny Connolly on 26 July 2017
Pokemon GO: Mewtwo Teased in Legendary Trailer

Pokemon GO: Mewtwo Teased in Legendary Trailer

This weekend, Pokemon GO players the world over are congregating in Chicago for the special Pokemon GO Fest live event. This event wi...

By Dalton Cooper on 23 July 2017
Pokemon GO: Why Can't Players Switch Teams?

Pokemon GO: Why Can't Players Switch Teams?

When players reach level 5 in Pokemon GO and they attempt to participate in a gym battle, they are first asked to choose a team to re...

By Dalton Cooper on 23 July 2017
Pokemon Card Game Adding Ultra Beasts Soon

Pokemon Card Game Adding Ultra Beasts Soon

The Pokemon Trading Card Game‘s fourth set in the Sun & Moon series, Crimson Invasion, is scheduled to launch on November 4 and w...

By Rory Young on 19 July 2017
Pokemon GO: How to Beat Level 3 Raids Solo

Pokemon GO: How to Beat Level 3 Raids Solo

Pokemon GO Battle Raids are meant to be multiplayer events with trainers working together to take down powerful enemies. That said, s...

By Denny Connolly on 13 July 2017
Pokemon GO: Electric Event Coming Later This Month?

Pokemon GO: Electric Event Coming Later This Month?

While many Pokemon GO players are still waiting to find out how developer Niantic plans to celebrate the game’s one year anniversary,...

By Anthony Taormina on 12 July 2017
Pokemon GO Tool Helps Players Find Raid Battle Groups

Pokemon GO Tool Helps Players Find Raid Battle Groups

The Silph Road team is back with another tool to make life easier for Pokemon GO players. Pokemon GO recently introduced raid battles...

By Mark Knapp on 12 July 2017
Pokemon GO Anniversary Event Includes Ash Hat Pikachu

Pokemon GO Anniversary Event Includes Ash Hat Pikachu

This month celebrates the one-year anniversary of Pokemon GO, which took the mobile gaming market (and by extension the world) by sto...

By Anthony Taormina on 12 July 2017
Pokemon GO: How to Easily Beat Any Raid Boss

Pokemon GO: How to Easily Beat Any Raid Boss

With the latest major update for Pokemon GO, Niantic has added co-op raid battles to the game, giving players more opportunities to u...

By Dalton Cooper on 12 July 2017
Pokemon GO Anniversary Box Deal Isn't Worth It

Pokemon GO Anniversary Box Deal Isn't Worth It

The Pokemon GO Anniversary Box deal just isn’t worth it, argue players who aren’t satisfied with Niantic’s latest discount bundle. Ni...

By Jasmine Henry on 12 July 2017
Pokemon GO: New Pokemon Hatching from Eggs

Pokemon GO: New Pokemon Hatching from Eggs

Pokemon GO players are likely already out trying to hatch as many eggs as possible during the limited time anniversary event in an ef...

By Denny Connolly on 12 July 2017
Major Pokemon GO Event Announced for the UK

Major Pokemon GO Event Announced for the UK

Niantic announces a major Pokemon GO event for the UK. The event will take place the same time as the summer event in the United Stat...

By Jasmine Henry on 12 July 2017
Pokemon GO Has Made $1.2 Billion in Revenue

Pokemon GO Has Made $1.2 Billion in Revenue

Pokemon GO has been nothing short of a massive success ever since its release last July, managing to hit revenue milestone after reve...

By Alexander Pan on 11 July 2017
Fake Pokemon Toys Seized in South Korea

Fake Pokemon Toys Seized in South Korea

Over 500 thousand fake toys, many of which appear to be Pokemon plushies, have been confiscated by the South Korean Customs Service....

By Rory Young on 11 July 2017
Pokemon GO Bug Prevents Players From Defending Gyms

Pokemon GO Bug Prevents Players From Defending Gyms

It’s already been a busy summer for Niantic and its popular mobile game, Pokemon Go. While the portable pocket monster game is quickl...

By Derek Nichols on 11 July 2017
Pokemon GO Raid Battles Will Add These Bosses

Pokemon GO Raid Battles Will Add These Bosses

Although Pokemon GO‘s Raid Battles haven’t been around for too long, fans of the mobile release are already wondering which creatures...

By Kyle Sledge on 11 July 2017
Pokemon GO Raid Battle Bosses Don't Scale Down

Pokemon GO Raid Battle Bosses Don't Scale Down

Since Pokemon GO added Raid Battles with its latest Gym update developer Niantic has made clear that the experience is a work in prog...

By Anthony Taormina on 11 July 2017
Pokemon GO Opens Raid Battles to Almost All Players

Pokemon GO Opens Raid Battles to Almost All Players

Last week, Niantic released one of the most substantial updates for Pokemon GO to date, making significant changes to gyms and adding...

By Dalton Cooper on 11 July 2017
Pokemon GO Refund System is Anti-Consumer Says KSA

Pokemon GO Refund System is Anti-Consumer Says KSA

The Korea Consumer Agency, a South Korean regulatory body, has reportedly called the Pokemon GO refund system anti-consumer. Although...

By Rory Young on 11 July 2017
Pokemon GO: How to Hatch an Ash Hat Pichu from Eggs

Pokemon GO: How to Hatch an Ash Hat Pichu from Eggs

After a slight delay due to technical issues, Pokemon GO’s one year anniversary event is officially underway. Trainers are able to ge...

By Denny Connolly on 11 July 2017
Pokemon GO Event Extended Because of Login Issues

Pokemon GO Event Extended Because of Login Issues

Although Pokemon GO has resolved many of the technical issues that plagued the early days of the mobile game, the app isn’t without i...

By Denny Connolly on 06 July 2017
Pokemon GO: Does Brexit Impact Regional Exclusives?

Pokemon GO: Does Brexit Impact Regional Exclusives?

Pokemon GO players can hunt down just about any available Pokemon in the game in their own hometown if they play often enough. A few...

By Denny Connolly on 05 July 2017
Pokemon GO Teases Anniversary Event

Pokemon GO Teases Anniversary Event

On July 6th, 2016, Pokemon GO launched and started what can only be described as a worldwide phenomenon. Appealing to hardcore fans a...

By Dalton Cooper on 05 July 2017
Pokemon GO: A Guide to All Raid Battle Bosses

Pokemon GO: A Guide to All Raid Battle Bosses

The latest update for Pokemon GO expands the game’s combat options to include more than just gym battles. Now players of a certain le...

By Dalton Cooper on 04 July 2017
Pokemon GO Releasing Rare Pikachu Soon

Pokemon GO Releasing Rare Pikachu Soon

Pokemon GO will introduce a ‘rare’ Pikachu to the game soon, if a recent newsletter is to be believed. The news provides players with...

By Jasmine Henry on 04 July 2017
Pokemon GO's Rare Pikachu May Be Ash Version

Pokemon GO's Rare Pikachu May Be Ash Version

Pokemon GO is a game that has thrived on the presence of whispers and rumors about its upcoming content. Developer Niantic’s glacial...

By Cody Gravelle on 04 July 2017
Pokemon GO Fest Will Feature 'Ultimate Gym'

Pokemon GO Fest Will Feature 'Ultimate Gym'

When Niantic announced the summer event for its game Pokemon GO known as Pokemon GO Fest, it promised a celebration of the game that...

By Jasmine Henry on 02 July 2017
Pokemon GO: How to Use the Search Feature

Pokemon GO: How to Use the Search Feature

The latest Pokemon GO update teases huge changes to Gyms and Raids. However this is not the only thing that the patch offers as the n...

By Jasmine Henry on 02 July 2017
Pokemon GO: Battle Raid Level Requirement Drops to 20

Pokemon GO: Battle Raid Level Requirement Drops to 20

The Pokemon GO community has been incredibly lively this week as new and old players flock to the game to try out the updated Gyms an...

By Denny Connolly on 01 July 2017
Pokken Tournament Pros Have Their Screen Names Changed

Pokken Tournament Pros Have Their Screen Names Changed

Pokken Tournament is the arcade fighting game the Pokemon franchise has always needed, and it’s already gained a following since its...

By Mark Knapp on 01 July 2017
Pokemon GO Lowers Raid Battle Level Requirement

Pokemon GO Lowers Raid Battle Level Requirement

When Raid Battles first launched for Pokemon GO they carried with them a level requirement that, for most casual players, was quite s...

By Anthony Taormina on 01 July 2017
Pokemon GO: Spin Bonus Rewards Are Having Problems

Pokemon GO: Spin Bonus Rewards Are Having Problems

In comparison to the original launch of Pokemon GO, the major Gym and Battle Raid update has basically gone off without a hitch. Ther...

By Denny Connolly on 01 July 2017
Pokemon GO: Everything That Changed Since You Quit Playing

Pokemon GO: Everything That Changed Since You Quit Playing

When Pokemon GO launched in the summer of 2016, it seemed like everyone and their mother was playing the game for a few weeks. That h...

By Denny Connolly on 01 July 2017
Pokemon GO Changes Raid Battle Curfew Hours

Pokemon GO Changes Raid Battle Curfew Hours

Pokemon GO may have relaxed its curfew hours for raid battles, presumably in an effort to get more players involved in the experience...

By Anthony Taormina on 01 July 2017
Pokemon GO Removing Key Feature Temporarily

Pokemon GO Removing Key Feature Temporarily

Niantic has announced that it’s planning to remodel Pokemon GO Gyms, which means the game’s Gyms will be closing soon. As part of the...

By Boston Blake on 26 June 2017
Pokemon GO: Datamine Reveals Badges, Legendary Evidence

Pokemon GO: Datamine Reveals Badges, Legendary Evidence

Pokemon GO users are eagerly awaiting the official launch of the big update that will revise the Gym system and introduce Battle Raid...

By Denny Connolly on 26 June 2017
Pokemon: Nintendo Switch Game Details Revealed

Pokemon: Nintendo Switch Game Details Revealed

The last few weeks for Nintendo and its beloved Pokemon franchise have been a rollercoaster ride. The June Pokemon Direct Stream came...

By Cody Gravelle on 26 June 2017
Pokemon GO: Do Raids Have A Level Requirement?

Pokemon GO: Do Raids Have A Level Requirement?

Update: Trainers level 25 and above can now participate in Raid Battles at select Gyms around the world. Pokemon GO’s latest update has the potential to breath fresh life into the mobile AR game. By...

By Denny Connolly on 26 June 2017
Pokemon GO: Ditto Sweeping Makes Beating Gyms Easy

Pokemon GO: Ditto Sweeping Makes Beating Gyms Easy

The Pokemon GO Gym update is now available and has proved to be a huge hit with players. But the updated feature has also given rise...

By Jasmine Henry on 26 June 2017
Pokemon GO Raid Battles Feature Some Weird Bosses

Pokemon GO Raid Battles Feature Some Weird Bosses

The latest update for Pokemon GO is a rather substantial one, making major changes to gym battles and adding raids. The latter sees p...

By Dalton Cooper on 26 June 2017
Pokemon GO: Gym Updates and Raids Revealed

Pokemon GO: Gym Updates and Raids Revealed

Since the very beginning of Pokemon GO, the mobile game’s PvP aspect has been its weakest link. The gym system was fun at first, but...

By Denny Connolly on 26 June 2017
Pokemon GO Gyms Now Award More Pokecoins for Defending

Pokemon GO Gyms Now Award More Pokecoins for Defending

The latest update for Pokemon GO made some fairly significant tweaks to gyms, but Niantic hasn’t been upfront with all the changes it...

By Dalton Cooper on 26 June 2017
Pokemon GO Fest Tickets Sold Out in 30 Minutes

Pokemon GO Fest Tickets Sold Out in 30 Minutes

Pokemon GO is one of the most popular mobile titles in the history of mobile gaming, and the response to the recently-announced Pokem...

By Sarah Fields on 26 June 2017
Pokemon GO: How Raid Battles Work

Pokemon GO: How Raid Battles Work

Pokemon GO’s upcoming patch is bringing some massive changes to the way players interact with in-game Gyms. In addition to a complete...

By Denny Connolly on 26 June 2017
Pokemon GO Gym Update Is Live

Pokemon GO Gym Update Is Live

Pokemon GO is getting one of its biggest updates ever this week with the release of Battle Raids and a complete overhaul to the Gym s...

By Denny Connolly on 26 June 2017
Don't Fall for This Nintendo Switch Pokemon Stars Scam

Don't Fall for This Nintendo Switch Pokemon Stars Scam

Over the last few months, rumors have been mounting that Pokemon Sun and Moon would come to the Nintendo Switch as Pokemon Stars. Nin...

By Jasmine Henry on 20 June 2017
Pokemon GO: These Pokemon Appear More At Night

Pokemon GO: These Pokemon Appear More At Night

Pokemon GO players have been collecting data since the day the mobile game released in hopes of understanding spawn patterns and nest...

By Denny Connolly on 19 June 2017
Pokemon GO Fire and Ice Event Detailed

Pokemon GO Fire and Ice Event Detailed

Pokemon GO developer Niantic reveals details about the game’s upcoming Fire and Ice-type event. Niantic also announces plans to celeb...

By Jasmine Henry on 19 June 2017
Pokemon GO Gyms Will Add Multiplayer Gameplay Soon

Pokemon GO Gyms Will Add Multiplayer Gameplay Soon

For a while now there have been rumors that Pokemon GO would be revamping its Gym gameplay by adding some form of multiplayer compone...

By Anthony Taormina on 16 June 2017
Apple iOS 11 Update Will Improve Pokemon GO

Apple iOS 11 Update Will Improve Pokemon GO

As Pokemon GO approaches its one year mark since release on iOS devices, it looks like the game will soon be getting a boost in reali...

By Boston Blake on 16 June 2017
Pokemon Sun and Moon Sequel Rumored for Nintendo Switch

Pokemon Sun and Moon Sequel Rumored for Nintendo Switch

After weeks of speculation over an alleged new Pokemon title called Pokemon Stars that’s supposedly coming to the Nintendo Switch, th...

By Alexander Pan on 16 June 2017
This Is An Awkward Pikachu USB Cable

This Is An Awkward Pikachu USB Cable

We’ve seen some ill-conceived Pokemon–themed products over the years, such as lingerie inspired by the game or the entire line of Pok...

By Curt Hutson on 16 June 2017
Pokemon Company Profits Leap Thanks To Pokemon Go

Pokemon Company Profits Leap Thanks To Pokemon Go

It should come as no surprise to anyone that The Pokemon Company is coming off of a pretty amazing financial year. Pokemon GO became...

By Denny Connolly on 07 June 2017
Pokemon Co. Releases Music Video Starring Magnemite

Pokemon Co. Releases Music Video Starring Magnemite

At this point, The Pokemon Company is notorious for releasing some of the most absurd music videos based on various Pocket Monsters....

By Riley Little on 07 June 2017
Pokemon Direct Stream Announced, 'Exciting News' Teased

Pokemon Direct Stream Announced, 'Exciting News' Teased

Nintendo announces a Pokemon Direct livestream ahead of its E3 2017 press conference. Fans have been sent into a tailspin, taking to...

By Jasmine Henry on 06 June 2017
Pokemon GO Player Getting Sent to Japan

Pokemon GO Player Getting Sent to Japan

Since the release of the original Pokemon games, beloved Electric-type Pokemon Pikachu has become one of the most iconic video game m...

By Rob Gordon on 05 June 2017
Pokemon Star: Website Points to Nintendo Switch Release

Pokemon Star: Website Points to Nintendo Switch Release

An update to the official Pokemon website offers the latest piece of evidence that a game called Pokemon Star will be released for th...

By Jasmine Henry on 04 June 2017
Build-a-Bear Adds New Starter Pokemon to Toy Options

Build-a-Bear Adds New Starter Pokemon to Toy Options

With the prior releases of Pokemon toys at Build-a-Bear being extremely successful, it comes as no surprise that another is on the ho...

By Sarah Fields on 04 June 2017
Pokemon GO Begins Teasing Legendary Event With Clues?

Pokemon GO Begins Teasing Legendary Event With Clues?

Pokemon GO may be teasing an upcoming legendary event with in-game clues. The rumored teasers come not long after Niantic hinted at a...

By Jasmine Henry on 03 June 2017
Pokemon GO Summer Event Will Feature Legendary Pokemon

Pokemon GO Summer Event Will Feature Legendary Pokemon

Pokemon GO have been teasing an upcoming legendary Summer event and the inclusion of legendary creatures for some time, and now a Nia...

By Alexander Pan on 03 June 2017
Pokemon GO Players Help Catch Armed Robbery Suspects

Pokemon GO Players Help Catch Armed Robbery Suspects

Pokemon GO players in Kansas City have helped the police to catch armed robbery suspects while out playing the game. This isn’t the f...

By Jasmine Henry on 02 June 2017
Duke Study Suggests Pokemon GO Increases Physical Activity

Duke Study Suggests Pokemon GO Increases Physical Activity

Pokemon GO is a mobile game that really wants players to get up, move around, and explore. Some players prefer to find ways to cheat...

By Denny Connolly on 02 June 2017
Rumor: Pokken Tournament Coming to Nintendo Switch?

Rumor: Pokken Tournament Coming to Nintendo Switch?

As the library of games continues to grow for the Nintendo Switch, gamers have continued to speculate on which potentially overlooked...

By Riley Little on 01 June 2017
Magikarp Jump: How to Evolve into a Gyarados

Magikarp Jump: How to Evolve into a Gyarados

Magikarp Jump players are able to evolve their Magikarp into Gyarados, it seems. The mobile game was released last week on iOS and An...

By Jasmine Henry on 01 June 2017
Pokemon Generations Episode Features N Vs Ghetsis

Pokemon Generations Episode Features N Vs Ghetsis

Pokemon Generations continues with one final look at the Unova region, showing off the fierce battle between fan-favorite trainer N...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 22 May 2017
Next Pokemon GO Update Will Overhaul Gyms

Next Pokemon GO Update Will Overhaul Gyms

While most of the Pokemon GO population is wrapped up in this weekend’s Rock-type event, dubbed Adventure Week, there is growing spec...

By Anthony Taormina on 22 May 2017
Pokemon GO: Is Shiny Magikarp Chaining Possible?

Pokemon GO: Is Shiny Magikarp Chaining Possible?

It’s not much of a secret at this point that shiny Magikarp could very well be the most sought-after and rare creature in Niantic’s a...

By Kyle Sledge on 22 May 2017
Pokemon: Magikarp Mobile Game Hits iOS

Pokemon: Magikarp Mobile Game Hits iOS

A mobile game based on famous splashing Pokemon Magikarp has been released on iOS. The launch follows a surge in the Pokemon’s popula...

By Jasmine Henry on 22 May 2017
Pokemon Sun and Moon Offers Free Mega Stones to Players

Pokemon Sun and Moon Offers Free Mega Stones to Players

Nintendo and Game Freak are releasing another round of Mega Stones to Pokemon Sun and Pokemon Moon players. Not just one or two Mega...

By Rory Young on 16 May 2017
Pokemon GO: Almost 300M Pokemon Caught in Grass Event

Pokemon GO: Almost 300M Pokemon Caught in Grass Event

Through the Pokemon GO Grass-focused event Worldwide Bloom, developer Niantic offered up plenty of chances for fans of the game to ca...

By Rob Gordon on 16 May 2017
10 Most Controversial Video Games Ever

10 Most Controversial Video Games Ever

Featuring games like Bully, Grand Theft Auto, and South Park: The Stick of Truth, Game Rant names the 10 most controversial video gam...

By Dalton Cooper on 13 May 2017
Pokemon GO Player Versus Player Possibly On the Way

Pokemon GO Player Versus Player Possibly On the Way

The Pokemon Company CEO Tsunekazu Ishihara offers an update for fans waiting on the anticipated player-versus-player battling feature...

By Dalton Cooper on 13 May 2017
Pokemon GO: Rare Pokemon Are Allegedly Spawning More

Pokemon GO: Rare Pokemon Are Allegedly Spawning More

A bevy of reports from gamers the world over indicates that Pokemon GO has been on the receiving end of an overhaul that makes rare P...

By Riley Little on 13 May 2017
Pokemon GO: Pokemon Gym Encounters Now Count As 'Seen'

Pokemon GO: Pokemon Gym Encounters Now Count As 'Seen'

Niantic quietly rolls out a Pokemon GO tweak, causing the Pokedex to record encounters with Pokemon in Gyms in addition to the existi...

By Sarah Fields on 13 May 2017
Pokemon GO: Datamine Reveals No  Ditto Easter Egg Yet

Pokemon GO: Datamine Reveals No Ditto Easter Egg Yet

Pokemon GO fans dig deep into the game’s latest update, hunting for data indicating that the rare Pokemon Ditto can be unlocked, but...

By Sarah Fields on 13 May 2017
Study: Pokemon GO is Serious Distraction for Drivers

Study: Pokemon GO is Serious Distraction for Drivers

A new study published by JAMA Internal Medicine reveals shocking statistics about how many drivers are distracted because they’re pla...

By Dalton Cooper on 13 May 2017
Nintendo Removes Pokemon Trailers, Fuels Switch Rumors

Nintendo Removes Pokemon Trailers, Fuels Switch Rumors

Nintendo has taken down several Pokemon Sun and Moon trailers, fueling the speculation that the Nintendo Switch is getting a port. Ru...

By Jasmine Henry on 13 May 2017
Pokemon Sun and Pokemon Moon Review

Pokemon Sun and Pokemon Moon Review

Hoping to change things up, Pokemon Sun and Pokemon Moon offer one of the most radical departures from the series’ longstanding formu...

By Riley Little on 13 May 2017
Russian Gets 3.5 Years for Playing Pokemon GO in Church

Russian Gets 3.5 Years for Playing Pokemon GO in Church

A Russian blogger arrested for playing Pokemon GO in a church has now been sentenced to three and a half years in prison. He is just...

By Jasmine Henry on 12 May 2017
Pokemon Sun and Moon: New Creatures Announced

Pokemon Sun and Moon: New Creatures Announced

The Pokemon Company unveils more new Pokemon for upcoming titles Pokemon Sun and Moon, but also announces that the Pokemon Bank featu...

By Rob Gordon on 12 May 2017
Pokemon Sun and Moon: Which Starter Is Right For You?

Pokemon Sun and Moon: Which Starter Is Right For You?

Players are able to choose either Rowlet, Litten, or Popplio when they start their adventure in Sun and Moon, but which Pokemon makes...

By Riley Little on 12 May 2017
Pokemon Sun & Moon Release First Mythical Pokemon

Pokemon Sun & Moon Release First Mythical Pokemon

North American audiences currently have the chance to capitalize on the official release of Pokemon Sun and Moon‘s first mythical cre...

By Kyle Sledge on 12 May 2017
10 Biggest Video Game Hoaxes

10 Biggest Video Game Hoaxes

Game Rant takes a look back at the biggest hoaxes in video game history, from mysterious characters and hidden game modes through to...

By Rob Gordon on 12 May 2017
Pokemon GO: Allegedly Rare Pokemon Are Spawning More

Pokemon GO: Allegedly Rare Pokemon Are Spawning More

A bevy of reports from gamers the world over indicates that Pokemon GO has been on the receiving end of an overhaul that makes rare P...

By Riley Little on 12 May 2017
Pokemon GO Player Robbed During Livestream

Pokemon GO Player Robbed During Livestream

An unidentified assailant attacks Pokemon GO player and Twitch streamer Rickey Yaneza while the latter was livestreaming Pokemon GO g...

By Dalton Cooper on 12 May 2017