Pokémon

'Pokémon Go' Metal Scale: Avoid waiting for a special item that doesn't exist

Special evolutionary items were introduced into <i>Pokémon Go</i>with the Gen 2 update in order to evolve some Gen 1 Pokémon into their Johto forms. For a …

Pokémon Go

Official Pokeball Accessories are a Must-Have for Pokefans

Nintendo and Game Freak have partnered with toymaker Bandai to create a series of Pokeball accessories. It’s the first opportunity <i>Pokemon</i> fans will …

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‘Pokemon GO’ update: Festival options Niantic may go for; July birthday to be big

While it is not known what Niantic has in store when it comes to “Pokemon GO” events for May and June, it is almost certain that the company will …

Pokémon Go

‘Pokémon GO’ Players Using Chinese Phones Get Screen Block Message

Many “Pokémon GO” players are voicing their concern online about getting random screen block messages while playing the mobile game. It appears that …

Pokémon Go

Pokémon GO: Niantic makes a big change to encounters in the wild

Something big has happened in the augmented reality wilds of Pokémon GO. It looks like developer Niantic Labs has made a massive change on the server …

Pokémon Go

'Pokémon?' Cubs' Addison Russell has an unusual autograph collection - Chicago Cubs Blog

PITTSBURGH -- Corey Seager thought it was a joke. Across the Los Angeles Dodgers clubhouse, Kenley Jansen viewed it as something “unique.”<p>When …

This Is How You Fix A Really Busted Copy Of Pokémon Red

Grant Haack, who goes by Snip3r95 on Imgur, found an old <i>Pokémon</i> cartridge while wandering around a flea market. The game only set them back $5, but …

Nintendo

‘Pokémon Go’ Server Update Ties IVs & Moves To Player Level To Stop Snipers

<i>Pokémon Go</i> server updates have fundamentally changed how the game’s individual variations and moveset systems work. While largely unconfirmed, the …

Pokémon Go

AR Game Maker Sues Milwaukee, Wisconsin for Legal Response to Pokémon Go

U.S. game company Candy Lab sued the county of Milwaukee, Wisconsin on Friday over an ordinance that requires virtual and location-based augmented …

Pokémon Go

Why You Should Stop Saying You’re Swamped — 3 Ways To Better Prioritize Your Time

<i>*This article was originally published on</i> <i>Forbes here</i><i>.</i><p>Swamped. Slammed. Crazy busy.<p>You have probably heard some iteration of how busy everyone is …

'Pokémon Go' Nest Migration 19: How to watch for changing spawn locations after the update

Well, it's that time again; time for another nest migration in <i>Pokémon Go</i>. It's time to bid a fond farewell to that Houndour or Kabuto nest within …

Pokémon Go

How Gorillaz brought a global listening party to your phone

Gorillaz are having a house party at 500 locations around the globe. The animated band -- brainchild of musician Damon Albarn (Blur) and artist Jamie Hewlett (Tank Girl) -- is hosting the unusual audio soirée for its upcoming album launch for <i>Humanz</i>. Just streaming the new music to its recently …

Pokémon Go

Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson Dressing Up As Pikachu Will Make Your Day

You might be wondering why Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson would dress up in a giant Pikachu costume. It turns out the answer is surprisingly simple: …

Pikachu

Target Is Getting A Dangerous Mario Kart Makeover

Target is in the midst of giving more than 650 stores across the country a Mario Kart-themed makeover to promote the launch of <i>Mario Kart 8 Deluxe</i> on …

Nintendo

Genius kid fakes letter from school claiming he needs more time for 'video game class'

Life is hard if you're a kid who loves video games.<p>You can't play while you're at school and then when you get home you have to get all your homework done, eat your dinner, and do your chores before you are allowed to play.<p>Seven-year-old Nathan was feeling this pain so he decided to take matters …

Pokémon Go

Will 'Pokémon GO' Ever 'Start Fresh' Like The Handhelds For Gen 3 And Beyond?

As today’s Easter Eggstravaganza event draws to a close, I find myself thinking about not just future events for <i>Pokémon GO</i>, but also future generations. We are now deep into Gen 2, which debuted about eight months after the Gen 1 original version of the game, and though Gen 3 is still a long ways …

Pokémon Go

The Pokémon anime gets hairy as the most fabulous monster gets the spotlight

Alolan Dugtrio gets its starring turn<p>If you have yet to gaze upon the majestic coif of Alolan Dugtrio — a region-specific version of the biologically curious Pokémon that debuted in <i>Pokémon</i> <i>Sun</i> and <i>Moon</i> — the new episode of the Pokémon anime is here to help. This morning’s installment of <i>Sun and Moon</i> …

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Happy Birthday Virtual Reality

Late last month, Oculus Rift, the virtual reality (VR) headset made by Oculus VR (and owned by Facebook) celebrated its first official birthday. The …

Pokémon Go

Competitive Pokémon Players Sometimes Change Teams At The Last Minute

It’s night before the Dallas Regional Championships, and Drew Nowak is trying to squeeze in some practice with a last-minute Pokémonteam. Despite not …

Retake Quiz

You got: Normal Type<p>You're famous for your special move: <i>Tackle.</i><p>Take quizzes and chill with the BuzzFeed app.<p>You got: Fire Type<p>Careful when you use <i>Flamethrower</i>.<p>You got: Water Type<p>You're an expert in <i>Hydro Pump.</i><p>You got: Electric Type<p>Let loose with a <i>Thunderbolt.</i><p>You got: Grass Type<p>Hit them with a <i>Solar</i> …

Personality

Special Pokemon movie coming soon, Celebrating 20th Anniversary

Pokemon fans around the world are rejoicing for a special Pokemon film coming out soon. To mark both the anime’s 20th anniversary as well as the 20th …

Pokémon Go

NBA basketball team launches augmented reality game app to distract you from tournaments

Who needs to watch the game when you could play a Cleveland Cavaliers augmented reality mobile game instead?<p>The Cleveland Cavaliers NBA basketball …

Basketball

'Pokémon Go' Easter Event End: Get the most out of the last day of the Eggstravaganza

<i>Pokémon Go's</i> Easter Eggstravaganza event is about to come to a close. It originally started 1 p.m. Pacific on April 13, and will officially come to …

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Niantic is finally addressing Pokemon Go’s biggest problem

Ever since <i>Pokemon Go</i> launched last July, it’s been plagued with server stability issues, missing features and a frustrating lack of Legendary …

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How to autoencode your Pokémon

This week, my adventures with deep learning introduced me to the concept of autoencoders. And with the help of my Pokemon, you can learn about it too!<p>…

Snapchat goes all Pokémon Go with augmented-reality camera feature

Enhance your OMG.<p>Snapchat is bringing augmented reality to your phone's front-facing camera via the new 'World Lenses' feature.<p>Users of Snapchat could already apply augmented-reality filters via the front-facing camera, using 'Lenses'. You've probably seen this before when people apply a set of …

Pokémon Go

Why Apple should cater to 'serious' gamers - and why it probably won't

Opinion<p>In 2016, the worldwide video game industry generated over $91 billion in revenues, mostly through mobile platforms like the iPhone and iPad. …

Pokémon Go

'Pokemon GO' gives Zuckerberg AR dreams; Facebook to venture into AR

It seems Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook also loves “Pokemon GO.” That’s why he has announced a push into Augmented Reality (AR) and Facebook may soon …

Pokémon Go

Inside the Dark Heart of Competitive Pokemon - Vice

Joshua Smith is a handsome, bearded 30-year-old in a Mewtwo baseball cap. He's come from Central Washington to Portland, Oregon, to compete in a Regional Pokemon Video Game Championships Masters Tournament at the Portland Convention Center. Joshua played Pokemon when he was younger, from the Red …

Gaming

Social media trends to help you dominate 2017

I’ve come to learn that one of the greatest early indicators of success in marketing has been a willingness to adapt. To elaborate, trendspotting is …

Social Media Marketing