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Pokemon GO Water Festival event

Yesterday was World Water Day, where the world is trying to draw attention to the water crisis 1.8 billion people around the globe are facing. The …

The Rarest Pokémon In Pokémon GO's Water Event

<i>Pokémon GO</i> players got a bit of a surprise yesterday. Niantic dropped an unexpected event on the community without a real-world holiday to tie it to: a “Water Festival,” promising increased spawns for water-type Pokémon, even for people who don’t live near water. It’s a fun little event, and it’s …

Gaming

Players Looking For Shiny Magikarp Are Getting Trolled By Pokémon Go

Right now, most people playing <i>Pokémon Go</i> are hunting for one thing: a golden shiny Magikarp. Oh, they’re finding shiny Magikarp alright. It’s just …

Gaming

New shiny Pokémon have started appearing in 'Pokémon Go'

You know what's better than having a badass Gyarados?<p>Having a badass <i>red</i> Gyarados.<p>Code for "shiny" Pokémon has been gradually appearing in <i>Pokémon Go</i> for awhile now, but the latest update — and the resulting data mine — made it seem closer than ever.<p>Well, it turns out it was closer than we …

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We used to catch Pokémon wrong

Did you know that in Pokémon Red, Blue and Yellow, it's simply not worth damaging a Pokémon below 1/3 of its HP if you intend to catch it? That'll …

'Pokémon Go' Water Event Guide: Tips and tricks to get the most out of the festival update

The latest <i>Pokémon Go</i> event, the Water Festival, has been announced and is set to go live around 4 p.m Eastern on Wednesday. If you're looking to get …

Pokémon GO: First shiny Pokémon appear in the wild

By <b>Sillicur</b> at Thursday, March 23, 2017 12:52:54 PM<p>Who doesn’t want a shiny, golden Magikarp? I know I do, even if it is just for bragging rights. …

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‘Pokémon GO’ Update: 7-Day Streak Reward Feature Still Doesn’t Guarantee Evolution Items?

Last Tuesday, Niantic Labs rolled out new versions of “Pokémon GO” — version 0.59.1 for Android and version 1.29.1 for iOS — promising that the 7-day …

Everything you need to know about Shiny Pokemon in Pokemon Go

<i>Pokemon Go</i> players are still anxiously awaiting the addition of Legendary Pokemon to the game, but on Wednesday, they got something that should help …

Gaming

Pokémon Go event will make it easier to encounter Totodile, Squirtle and more

The event will only run for a week<p>Niantic Labs announced today that certain water-type Pokémon, including popular starter Pokémon like Squirtle and Totodile, will be a little bit easier to encounter in <i>Pokémon Go</i> starting today.<p>As part of Water Festival, Magikarp, Squirtle, Totodile and other …

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This new game is like Pokémon GO — but you can catch cash prizes instead

Lots of people have enjoyed running around in the real world catching Pokémon, but what if you were able to catch something a bit more valuable? A new game called "Snatch" lets players collect parcels using augmented reality that contain prizes like cash and trips. But actually winning those prizes …

‘Pokémon Go’ Update 0.59.1 Leaks More Evidence Of Genders & Shiny Monsters

<i>Pokémon Go</i> was updated to version 0.59.1 a few hours ago, and the fine folks at The Silph Road have already finished their data mine. The revised …

'Pokémon GO' Update Makes Getting Evolution Items A Little -- Little -- Bit Easier

If you’ve been struggling to collect the rare evolution items required for some of the new evolutions in <i>Pokémon GO</i>, you’re in luck! Not much luck, of course, but at least a small amount of luck. A new update guarantees you one evolution item if you visit a Pokéstop every day for seven days in a …

For the next week, 'Pokémon Go' makes it easier to find Water-type critters

It's time for a <i>Pokémon Go</i> pool party.<p>The latest in-game event for The Pokémon Company's hit mobile game connects to the Water Festival. If you're on the hunt for more Water-type Pokémon, you'll want to fire up the game starting on March 22 at 4 p.m. ET.<p>Magikarp, Squirtle and Totodile (plus their …

Gaming

Pokémon Go reveals the date of its next global event – and you're going to get drenched

Time for a week of catching water types.<p>Pokémon Go's latest global event will summon its water-type pocket monsters from beneath the waves, ready to …

Nintendo

Pokemon Go Gets Wet With a Limited-Time Water Festival

Niantic is celebrating Water-type Pokemon in Pokemon Go with a limited-time Water Festival, which will give players a better chance of encountering …

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Pokémon Go iOS, Android Update Brings 7-Day Pokéstop Reward, Text Fixes

Niantic issued a minor Pokémon Go update Tuesday. The new update is not a large-scale one like the Christmas and New Year’s update, but instead, …

iOS

Simulating Unown encounter rates in Pokémon Go

(This article was first published on <b>Higher Order Functions</b>, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)<p><i>Pokémon Go</i> is an augmented reality game where people …

Data Science

Pokemon Trading Card Game Getting New Sun and Moon Expansion

The <b>Pokemon</b> franchise is bigger than it has ever been, that much is evident by the fact that <i>Pokemon Sun</i> and <i>Moon</i> marked the biggest debut for the …

Gaming

'Pokemon GO' Global Water Festival Event Starts Today

<i>Pokemon GO</i> [Free] continues to give us entertaining in-game events, and the latest one is no exception. The <i>Pokemon GO Water Festival</i> starts today and …

iOS

New Pokemon Go Update Arrives, Here's What It Does

Here's what you can expect from the newest patch, which is out now.<p>A new update for Pokemon Go has arrived, but don't expect any new features.<p>As outlined on Pokemon Go's website, the focus of the newest update is on smaller items, focusing on two areas. First, players will now receive a random …

PlayStation

'Pokémon Go' Next Update: Niantic breaks its regular update schedule

The life of a mobile game is full of updates and fixes, and <i>Pokémon Go</i> isn't likely to break that mold anytime soon. From small bug fixes, APKs and …

Pokémon Go

Eevee evolution Pokemon GO update: a time to start over again

Today’s news update to Pokemon GO has to do with the way powers are handled for a variety of monsters, including Eevee. Espeon and Umbreon might not …

Someone found a way to hack Pokemon Go’s speed restrictions

Driving and playing Pokemon Go is a no-go, according to Niantic. The company will not let you collect any Pokemon rewards if the game detects that …

Gaming

'Pokémon Stars' Nintendo Switch Release Date: GameFreak is hiring for a new "console" game

The <i>Pokémon Stars</i> release date goes unknown to those outside of the Pokémon Company and GameFreak, but clues are starting to leak out.<p>The release of …

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Game Boy Emulator For Apple Watch: Where To Find Source Code

Looks like Game Boy fans haven’t seen the last of the games for Nintendo’s ’90s to early ’00s portable gaming devices. A developer has recently …

Nintendo

Japanese Artist Creates Breathtaking Realistic Pokemon Paintings

Oftentimes, artists who try their take on adding realism to the Pokemon universe end up twisting the classic designs with snarling claws and …

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Pokémon On Nintendo Switch Could Be Coming Soon

Catching them all is a portable experience. <i>Pokémon</i> may have been one of Nintendo’s most popular exclusives for years now, but ever since launch it’s been limited to whatever consoles you could hold in your hands — from the Game Boy to the 3DS and now iPhone/Android. The announcement of the Nintendo …

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'Pokémon Go' Special Items Drop Rate: Analysis provides new evidence on evolution items

Speculation is reaching a fever pitch in Pokémon Go. There's speculation about shiny Pokémon and what Niantic is doing with Unown, but by far there's …

‘Pokemon Sun and Moon’ dreadful monsters & concept art surprises; Ash Pikachu’ special Z-Move devastates

The Pokemon Company and Game Freak have released the Official Alola Region Collector’s Edition Pokedex. Concept art for “Pokemon Sun and Moon” has …

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