Pokémon

'Pokémon GO' Has Had The Same Problem For Six Months: No Endgame

Right now, <i>Pokémon GO</i> players are sitting around waiting for Niantic to announce the game’s next event, which at this rate, will probably be a Valentine’s Day-themed offering in three weeks. More pressingly, fans are hoping that it’s nearly time for Gen 2 to arrive, as an absolute truckload of that …

Niantic

'Pokémon Sun' And 'Pokémon Moon' Have Broken A Major Sales Milestone

Since its release last year, <i>Pokémon Sun and Moon</i> has gone on to sell 4.5 million units in the U.S. alone, making it Nintendo’s fastest selling game in its history.<p>During the same period, the 3DS also managed to sell 7.3 million units of first party games in the U.S. with much of that down to titles …

Nintendo

Pikachu Can Even Make Ketchup Brands in Japan Look Adorable

Pikachu is cute no matter what it’s wearing. You can throw a Pikachu into a hazmat suit, and it’d still be one of the cutest Pokemon ever. It would …

Pikachu

Pokemon Go vs Clash Royale: which new game made more money in 2016?

It likely came as no surprise the other day when Joe Hindy, our resident app authority, shared the news that 90 percent of Google Play revenue in 2016 came from games. Mobile games are big business and as such, are a particularly difficult market to crack. But every now and then a massive new game …

Mobile Gaming

This is what real-life Pokémon could look like

Millions of people from all walks of life have embraced <b>Pokémon</b> with uncharacteristic enthusiasm, but imagine if our world actually contained …

Pokémon Bank Update 'Sun and Moon': How to transfer from 'Red and Blue' to the Gen 7 games

The Pokémon Bank update for <i>Sun and Moon</i> is coming to help you catch 'em all. We still don't know exactly when it will arrive, though it's confirmed …

Pokémon Sun and Moon

'Pokémon Go' Update: Everything you ever wanted to know about PokéStop odds and chances

Ever wonder how long you should sit on the same PokéStop, spinning it refresh after refresh in an attempt to find a 10km egg?<p>A new <i>Pokémon Go</i> study, …

Drummer slays virtual reality cover of 'Pokémon'

Did you know you can play drums without drums? All you need is a VR headset and an app called Paradiddle (drummers will know), currently in development by musician Emre Tanirgan.<p>To show off his creation, Tanirgan recored himself playing alongside the Rolling Stones' "Paint It Black" in virtual …

Virtual Reality

The Inauguration Will Be an Unofficial 'Pokemon GO' Tournament

Ready or not, the inauguration is upon us. If you’re headed to the nation’s capitol this weekend or are local, perhaps some quality Pokémon hunting a …

Why Team Skull is the Best Villainous Team of the Pokémon Series

<b>*Warning: Spoilers for Pokémon Sun & Moon to follow.*</b><p>The <i>Pokémon</i> series is no stranger to villainous teams. Ever since Team Rocket burst onto the …

Comics

Pokemon Go new update is special because it is the first one in 2017

Pokemon Go, the popular AR-based mobile video game from Niantic, on Tuesday received its first update of 2017.<p><b>Read:</b> <b>This Chinese clone of Pokemon GO lets players hunt for real money instead of Pokemon</b><p>The new update has been made available for both Android and iOS devices. The changes that have been …

Gaming

Niantic Made Almost $1 Billion In 2016, So Why Is Pokémon GO Still So Lame?

2016 was a very strange year for many reasons we won’t get into here, but one thing that made it exceptionally weird was Pokémon GO. It was a cultural phenomenon when it launched over the summer. You could go anyplace and mobs of people were playing the game, but the obsession was not to last. It …

Niantic

Pokemon Sun and Moon Pass Huge Nintendo Sales Milestone

Pokemon Sun and Moon are the fastest Nintendo games in the company's history to sell more than 4 million copies.<p>According to a statement from …

Pokémon Sun and Moon

How Much Did Pokémon Go Make Last Year?

Pokémon Go was the top-grossing smartphone game of 2016 and made around $2,412.19 per minute with 252 app downloads per hour on average.It is no …

Gaming

The Perfect Time To Announce Gen 2 for 'Pokémon GO'

The new generation would seem to be on their way to <i>Pokémon GO</i>. Hopefully, this time, it won’t be just a few monsters haphazardly thrown in via odd means, but a full-blown infusion of new creatures out in the wild, just waiting to be caught. A patch indicates Gen 2 is coming, but it raises an even …

Niantic

'Pokémon Go' tries to save the world at a major conference

Is checking in at a PokéStop really going to raise awareness of economic issues?<p>Engadget Job Board<p>Digital Growth Manager at Wealthsimple Wealthsimple - New York, NY, United States<p>Associate Creative Director at Ramsey Solutions, A Dave Ramsey Company Ramsey Solutions, A Dave Ramsey Company - …

World Economy

Davos, PokemonGo And A New Era Of Augmented Awareness

This past week, the World Economic Forum played host not just to the bevy of leaders, thinkers and shapers, but a new approach to driving awareness and impact courtesy of one of 2016’s breakout technologies: Augmented Reality.<p>Niantic Labs, creator of the wildly successful Pokemon Go, announced this …

Niantic

Pokemon Go revenues hit $950 million during its five months on the market last year

Pokemon Go made tons of money last year, which you deduced by the headline. But, you knew that already, regardless.<p>According to a new report from …

Gaming

Pokémon Go adds symbolic stops to raise awareness of the world’s many, many problems

<i>Pokémon Go</i> creator Niantic has added a new gym and 17 pokéstops for players in Davos, Switzerland. But unlike its past partnerships with companies like Starbucks and Sprint, the additions are part of a campaign to raise awareness for various global-change initiatives.<p>Davos is home to the World …

Davos

Pokémon Go datamine hints at more new Pokémon to come

Get hyped, gen two fans<p>Dataminers have pored through the files for <i>Pokémon Go</i>’s latest version update, and they’ve found numerous signs of even bigger updates to come. <i>Pokémon</i> <i>Go</i> research community The Silph Road catalogued the code found in the game, which suggests that several more second-generation …

Gaming

How to get Sylveon in 'Pokémon Sun and Moon': Eevee evolving guide, tips and tricks

Nintendo may not have revealed the Switch version of <i>Pokémon Sun and Moon</i> during its big January presentation, but that just means you have more time …

Nintendo

This Is the Pokemon Fan Art You've Been Searching For

One lazy summer evening in 2015, motion designer and illustrator Karolin Gu doodled out a small, chubby blue reptile with a plant bulb on its back. …

Pokémon GO's Latest Patch Suggests Gen 2's Release Is Imminent

Yesterday, Niantic released <i>Pokémon GO</i> patch notes that were more than a little depressing, with the only item of significance being a nerf to egg hatching and buddy walking as the game looks to correct free distance given by natural GPS drift in the game.<p>But with each new <i>Pokémon GO</i> patch comes a …

Niantic

This Pokémon puppet show is strangely enthralling

We can’t understand a word of Puppémon, but we can’t stop watching<p>It turns out the best Pokémon TV series isn’t the anime — nor can we understand a word of it.<p>Pokémon Puppet Theatre — or “<i>Puppémon</i>” — is a series of shorts exclusive to the franchise’s Japanese YouTube channel. Yet that shouldn’t …

Gaming

The Popular Monster That's Slowing Down Competitive Pokémon

A couple of months after <i>Sun and Moon’s</i> release, one monster has appeared on 40 percent of the best-performing teams in the competitive Pokémon scene: …

Gaming

Pokemon GO made $1.2 billion in 2016

Thanks to its ability to attract non-gamers, nostalgic characters, simple mechanics, the novelty of augmented reality and its social nature, Pokemon …

Pokemon Go was 2016's most downloaded game but not the top earner

A yearly retrospective of the mobile games market from App Annie shares data about the total downloads and revenue earned by top mobile games and …

Game Development

Catch Pokémon in ARK As ARKMon Mod Returns

Catch Pokémon in ARK As ARKMon Mod Returns<p>/ January 17, 2017 at 5:06 PM / Gaming, News<p>To close out 2016, Steam modder Cheese uploaded an <i>ARK: Survival</i> …

Gaming

How To Evolve Alolan Pokémon In 'Pokémon Sun And Moon'

There are different ways for players to evolve their Alola Pokémon.The launch of the “Pokémon Sun” and “Pokémon Moon” games saw the introduction of a …

Gaming