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How to level up quickly in Pokémon GO

Become a Pokémon master on the double, all without spending a penny.<p>The Pokémon GO hype train continues, but as the day goes by, it’s becoming very …

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Pokemon Go Attracts Diverse Crowd Of Gamers, Study Suggests

"Pokemon Go" appears to have done something its predecessors on Game Boy and Nintendo DS could not -- attract a diverse fan base to the Pokemon …

Report: Pokémon Go launching in Japan July 20

The game finally comes home<p>Japanese Pokémon players have been some of the last to get their hands on <i>Pokémon Go</i> officially, but that's about to change, according to Tech Crunch.<p>The website is reporting that the game will launch in Japan on July 20, citing sources close to the project, after already …

Oklahoma City News, Sports, Weather & Entertainment

Oklahoma lawmakers will consider legalizing sports betting in Oklahoma following a Monday U.S. Supreme Court ruling that struck...

Embracing Pokemon Go: Some Youth Organizations Jump in the Game

Share Email<p>Stell Simonton<p>A Pokemon Go player looks at her phone as she searches for whimsical Pokemon characters outside a church in the Candler Park …

Pokemon Go Takes Up Nearly Half of All Mobile Gaming Purchases in a Single Day

It's no secret that mobile game Pokemon Go has been vastly popular, but how does the money the game makes compare to other successful mobile apps? According to a report from research company Slice Intelligence, Pokemon Go's in-game purchases made up 47 percent of total of the entire mobile gaming …

High Level Pokemon GO Accounts Selling on eBay for Hundreds of Dollars

Some business-minded mobile gamers are making good use of their high level <i>Pokemon GO</i> accounts, selling them on sites like eBay for hundreds of …

Pokemon Go Makes Close To $10,000 Per Minute

Pokemon GO is an outright worldwide pop culture landmark. If only one mobile game is going to end up in the history books that future generations …

Pokemon Go Is Just the Start for Mobile Gaming

The new franchise highlights the success of freemium models and the niche's potential.<p>Over the past week, it's been almost impossible not to hear …

Opinions › Is Pokemon Go just a fad?

Pokemon Go is an unprecedented phenomenon in the countries where it’s so far been released. With barely any marketing effort from Nintendo or the …

McDonald's Pokemon GO Gyms to Become Reality In Japan

Pokemon GO was released a couple of weeks ago in a handful of regions, and more recently the game was officially launched in Canada as well as 26 new …

Pokemon Go Player Catches Pidgey as Wife Gives Birth

In Pokemon Go, you catch Pokemon in the real world. So the game was bound to lead to some crazy stories about where people catch the creatures.<p>Now, just days after release, comes a story of a man catching a Pokemon while his wife gave birth. Reddit user Bringther1ot posted the image below of …

Nintendo's stock surges after Pokemon Go rocks iOS and Android devices

You wouldn't think one little mobile game could send shares of Japan's Nintendo soaring, but that's what happened after the company's new Pokemon Go smartphone game became the No. 1 free app in Apple's US iTunes store.<p>Shares in Nintendo were up 10 percent Friday on the Tokyo stock exchange, putting …

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Pokémon Go servers down again — app is experiencing ongoing connection errors

Pokémon trainers have always had to deal with hardships like tough gym leaders, that meddling Team Rocket, and finding rare legendary creatures. But now you can add a new obstacle to the list: overloaded servers.<p>Pokémon Go is experiencing another major round of outages around the world as the …

People Who Drive While Playing 'Pokémon Go’ Are the Real Monsters

And not just because it's dangerous.<p><i>Pokémon</i> <i>Go</i>, the new augmented reality game wherein players explore the real world to catch 'em all, is finally out and already taking over lives. Naturally, some players are being real jerks.<p>I'm not talking about the folks who are pulling off some minor hacks to …

Nintendo Shares Rise 10 Percent Thanks to Pokemon Go

Gotta buy 'em all.<p>Nintendo's share prices are benefiting from the release of new mobile game Pokemon Go.<p>According to Reuters, shares in Nintendo …

Pokémon Go is turning strangers into the best of friends

A new chat app is there to help, too<p>One of the best parts about <i>Pokémon Go</i>, according to people who have spent some time exploring their neighborhoods for the game, is meeting a bunch of other Pokémon diehards and becoming friends.<p>In <i>Pokémon Go</i>, various locations act as gyms and PokéStops where …

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Nintendo's New Mobile Pokemon Game is Winning Fans

Gamers seem to be falling in love with Nintendo's new Pokemon GO smartphone game, raising hopes that the company's long-awaited shift into mobile gaming will pay off.<p>Since its launch late Wednesday in the United States, the title has shot up to claim the No. 1 free app ranking in Apple's U.S. …

Pokémon GO: Riding high on a wave of nostalgia, Pokémon obsession and technology

Pokémon GO is finally here!!! The exclamation marks are not without intent for they show the eagerness and impatience with which I've awaited the …

‘Pokémon Go’ Tops The Charts, And These Twitter Jokes Help Explain Why

On Wednesday, <i>Pokémon Go</i> became Nintendo’s first mobile <i>Pokémon</i> game in the U.S., and people have already lost their damn minds. No church or police station was left unoccupied; some guy caught a Pidgey while his wife gave birth; shares of Nintendo stock just jumped ten percent. Madness. The game is …

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How gym battles work in Pokemon Go

Is Pokemon Go stealing your battery life as you battle to be the best and claim your rightful place? The augmented reality Pokemon game is topping app store charts and game servers are melting under the stress of so many people desperate to catch 'em all.<p>Unfortunately, there is very little …

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Niantic responds to Senate inquiry into Pokémon Go privacy

Niantic, the makers of Pokémon Go, responded today to a letter from Sen. Al Franken that questioned the wildly popular game’s privacy features. Niantic defended the game’s use of players’ location data and explained how it collects consent from the parents of players under the age of 13.<p>Niantic …

Pokémon GO: How Much Money Has The App Made And What's The Number Of Total Downloads?

Pokémon GO became a summer and international sensation quite literally overnight, sending eager players on quests around their neighborhoods and …

Pokémon Go is getting a buddy system

Despite its initial success, <i>Pokémon Go</i> has been struggling to maintain its popularity. The game's active users have shrunk by more than 10 million from its mid-July peak, which makes keeping the remaining players engaged that much more important for developer Niantic Labs. The studio is introducing …

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Pokemon Go: Russian blogger appeals against arrest for playing in church

<b>A Russian blogger arrested after posting a video of himself playing Pokemon Go in a church in the city of Yekaterinburg has filed an appeal, according to the local court.</b><p>Ruslan Sokolovsky is reportedly being held in prison while he awaits trial.<p>He has been charged with mockery of religious …

$35 Pokémon Go Plus accessory will go on sale September 16th

Pokémon Go players will have their choice of accessories soon, since the Pokémon Go Plus accessory will be available September 16th "in most countries." Earlier today the game's makers reported over 500 million downloads and announced a way to play using the Apple Watch. Now, Niantic says this $35 …

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How to use the new Pokémon Go buddy system

I’M NOT YOUR BUDDY GUY! That’s a role that is reserved exclusively for my Voltorb. I’m slightly worried about ol’ Voltie though. He happens to have …

Pokemon Go dev hopes game can make the world a better place

Pokemon Go developer Niantic Labs has laid out its vision and ambition for the new game -- and it's somewhat grander than what you might have thought. In a new video released today to celebrate the game's launch in Japan, Niantic Labs CEO John Hanke said he hopes Pokemon Go can "make the lives of …

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Apple Confirms Pokemon Go Record For Most Downloads In First Week Of Release

Apple has confirmed that Pokémon Go is officially the top-ranking app for the number of downloads during the first week of its release in App Store's …

After Pokemon, where does Nintendo go?

If you're like millions of other Americans, you've spent much of your last week or so playing Pokemon Go.<p>But will it lead you to buy other Nintendo …